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Press release of the 14/11/2022 16.40.14 ( download )

At the 27th Conference of Parties in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt,
leading green technology and renewable energy trade shows outline the urgent need to intensify circularity in waste management and the use of sustainable sources.

The two appointments are scheduled for Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th November.

Rimini (Italy), 14th November 2022 - The Mediterranean region is warming up 20% faster than the global average and is in second place in the global warming ranking. For the first time in the history of the COP, the 27th edition will host a ´Mediterranean Pavilion´ in which Ecomondo and Key Energy, the leading European trade shows for green technologies and renewable energies, organized by Italian Exhibition Group, will be holding two conferences, tomorrow 15th and Wednesday 16th November, to highlight Italy´s role in the green and energy transition. The events can also be followed in streaming on the Mediterranean Pavilion website.
We would add that Ecomondo and Key Energy only came to a close last Friday at Rimini Expo Centre, where total attendance was +41% compared to 2021 (and +15% more than the record edition of 2019), also recording double the foreign attendance (from 90 countries).

Located in COP27´s blue zone, the Mediterranean Pavilion is directed by the UfM-Union for the Mediterranean, the Mediterranean Action Plan MAP-UNEP and the PRIMA Foundation with consultancy from MedECC, an independent network of more than 600 scientists from 35 countries, offering an outstanding opportunity for networking and discussion on climate challenges and best practices for the region.
Tomorrow, Tuesday 15th, starting at 11.15 am, the event in the field of raw materials and energy sources ´The role played by Italy in the energy transition of the Mediterranean area´ will be attended by Alessandra Astolfi (Global Exhibition Director IEG), Gianni Silvestrini (Scientific Director Kyoto Club), Andrea Zaghi (General Director Elettricità Futura), Mario Gamberale (Chief Operating Officer Kyoto Club), Luca Traini (Senior Program Manager RES4Africa Foundation), A. Biancardi (Director of Studies, System Monitoring and International Relations GSE) and A. Tolai Bartali (Managing Director Italy Siemens).

Wednesday 16th will be the turn of ´Management and valorisation of Waste and Waters and Environmental Regeneration: the role played by Italy in the Mediterranean area´ on the management and valorisation of waste and water, with a full panel of sector experts including: Alessandra Astolfi, Global Exhibition Director IEG, Francesco Fatone (Full Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Marche Polytechnic University), Fabrizio Passarini (Full Professor, Department of Industrial Chemistry, Bologna University), Fabio Fava (Full Professor of Industrial and Environmental Biotechnologies, Bologna University), Andrea Giannotti (International Media Relations, Novamont), Davide Scaglione (Purification Sector Manager, CAP Group), Antonio Batistini (VP Group Research& Innovation Development; Chief Technology Officer, NextChem).

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Head of media relation & corporate communication: Elisabetta Vitali; press office manager: Marco Forcellini; international press office coordinator: Silvia Giorgi;

Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A., a joint stock company listed on Euronext Milan, a regulated market organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., has, with its facilities in Rimini and Vicenza, achieved national leadership over the years in the organisation of trade shows and conferences. The development of activities abroad - also through joint-ventures with global or local organisers, in the United States, United Arab Emirates, China, Mexico, Germany, Singapore, Brazil, for example . now sees the company positioned among the top European operators in the sector.

This press release contains forecast elements and estimates that reflect the management´s current opinions (´forward-looking statements´), particularly regarding future management performance, realization of investments, cash flow trends and the evolution of the financial structure. For their very nature, forward-looking statements have a component of risk and uncertainty, as they depend on the occurrence of future events. The effective results may differ (even significantly) from those announced, due to numerous factors, including, only by way of example: food service market and tourist flow trends in Italy, gold and jewellery market trends, green economy market trends; the evolution of raw material prices; general macroeconomic conditions; geopolitical factors and evolutions in the legislative framework. Moreover, the information contained in this release, does not claim to be complete, and has not been verified by independent third parties. Forecasts, estimates and objectives contained herein are based on the information available to the Company as at the date of this release.