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OVER 11,000 FOREIGN TRADE & INDUSTRY MEMBERS AWAITED AT ECOMONDO

Press release n. 15 of the 08/11/2016 13.19.56

.Rimini, 6th November 2016 . Ecomondo and Key Energy await over 11,000 foreign trade members from all over the world on the four days (8-11 November) dedicated to the green economy.
500 international buyers from 45 nations, who applied for accreditation in recent weeks, are also expected at the expos, and will be the key players at over 3,000 meetings already scheduled on the online platform, useful for favouring networking between supply and demand.
There is an extraordinary participation of speakers from all over the world, with the most important executives of the European Commission on environment issues, as well as ministerial executives and the administrators of the large capitals and Italian and European cities, with their innovative projects.
Foreign visitors to Ecomondo are 57% European, 23% non-EU European, 5% from Africa, 8% from Oceania, 2% from the Middle East, 1% from North America and 4% from Central and South America.
Worthy of note is a joint exhibition by ten Swedish companies. Sweden has taken part in Ecomondo for eight years and the delegation, led by the Swedish ambassador in Italy, Robert Rydberg, will meet the sector´s enterprises.

The expo days at Rimini Fiera will also reap the harvest of the hard work carried out in recent months, with ´green technology made in Italy´ as the key player in a roadshow covering five continents, with 32 stops programmed in collaboration with the Italian Ministry for the Environment, the Emilia Romagna Region and major industry associations.
The roadshow stopped in Turkey, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, Russia, the Arab Emirates, Mexico and Romania. Then in Oman, where Ecomondo participated as strategic partner in the OWES (Oman Waste & Environmental Services) event during the Oman Utility Week. From Latin America, North Africa and the Mediterranean Basin, ex-Yugoslavia countries, Russia and ex-CSI Republics CSI, Eastern European countries and members of the EU (Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Czech Republic) and China via Ecomondo´s foreign network and from North America, Indonesia, Gulf nations, Morocco and Latin America in collaboration with the ICE. Plus, in collaboration with the Ministry for the Environment, delegations from Iran, China and Lebanon.

Another international appointment, the second edition of Ecomondo Brazil which, following last year´s excellent debut, presented the global market increasingly innovative equipment and solutions for sustainable development, with focuses on the Water, Waste and Renewable Energy sectors, as well as facilitating contacts between investors in the green economy in Brazil and potential foreign business partners.



ECOMONDO 2016 AT A GLANCE:
Category: International exhibition; Organizer: IEG SpA; Patronages: these include the European Commission, the Italian Ministry for the Environment and the Protection of Land and Sea, the Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies, Unioncamere, Emilia Romagna Region and Rimini Municipality; frequency: annual; edition: 20th; admittance: trade members and general public; tickets: full-price 20 euros; free admission for children up to 12 years of age; reduced-rate ticket 8 euros; University students (who must show their record-book) 3 euros; hours: 9 am-6 pm, last day 9am-5pm; visitor info: tel. +39 0541 744111; e-mail: ecomondo@riminifiera.it; Web site: www.ecomondo.com; Facebook: www.facebook.com/EcomondoRimini; Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ecomondo; official hashtag: #ecomondo

PRESS CONTACTS:
IEG . Rimini Fiera Communication and Media Relations Service +39 0541 744510 press@riminifiera.it
manager: Elisabetta Vitali; press office coordinator: Marco Forcellini;
press staff: Alessandro Caprio and Nicoletta Mancini Evangelisti;


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