56th edition · wednesday 29 and thursday 30 september 2021
day 1 · 9am/6pm – day 2 · 9am/5pm
MiCo Milano Congress Centre • Via Gattamelata, 5 • Gate 16 • 20149 Milan
How to organise your stay at the 56th edition of Filo, which is scheduled on the 29th and 30th of September 2021.
Below you can find the indications to enter the fair in compliance with the latest recommendations provided by health authorities.
We will take care to keep this page updated with any possible new procedures issued.
The rules are very simple: if everybody complies with them, the stay at the fair will be safe and productive, both for visitors and exhibitors.
In order to enter the fair as a visitor, online registration is mandatory. The deadline for registration is the 26th of September.
The badge that you will receive by e-mail is valid for both the days of the exhibition. The entrance to the fair is allowed only to badge-holders.
Entrance to the Fair
Entrance to the fair is conditional on holding an Italian GREEN PASS, that is to say one of the following requirements:
• Certificate of completion of the vaccination cycle with a vaccine authorised by the EMA in Italian or English (or a certificate of administration of the first dose at least 14 days earlier – valid only within ITALY and the EU, with QR code).
• Negative result of a molecular or rapid antigen test performed no more than 48 hours previously (in Italian or English);
• Certificate of recovery from Covid-19 within the previous 6 months (in Italian or English).
All the operators coming from countries included in the list D or E (with the exception of Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka) can enter and stay in Italy for proven work reasons for a maximum of 120 hours, without the self-quarantine requirement. Further information is available on the Italian Ministry of Health site.
Rapid antigen tests will be available, for a fee: HUB test – Gate 11 (Via Colleoni).
Wearing a face mask is mandatory inside the exhibition area.
The dimensions of the pavilion are totally appropriate to social distancing. Therefore, there will be no staggered admissions nor any kind of restrictions.
The cloakroom service will be available for all visitors; garments and personal belongings will be placed in specific clothes bags.
Any informational and promotional material, gadget, and the exhibitors catalogue will be available in self-service exhibiting displays (accessible after hands sanitizing).
The principal institutional web sites providing information on these topics are listed below:
Entrance to the booths
Exhibitors are ready, as usual, to welcome you in their booths, to show their collections. Visits will be carried out wearing masks and after hands sanitizing: therefore, you will not be asked to give up the important tactile aspect of the experience.
Cleaning and hygiene
In collaboration with Fiera Milano, cleaning and sanitation of common areas will be increased. Columns with hand sanitizers will be available in the exhibition area.
At the most right time
in the international fairs calendar Filo is scheduled to meet the needs of both exhibitors and visitors
An effective Agenda
Filo is a two-days b2b trade show, where exhibitors and buyers can plan their meetings effectively and efficiently, without any waste of time
during the two-days trade show, Filo organizes many events – both formal and informal – aimed at matching yarns and fibers demand and supply
Efficient trade show layout
Filo enjoys an efficient and rational layout, aimed at giving the visitors a complete view of products from the exhibiting companies
Filo plays a leading and crucial role in the international yarns and fibres b2b fairs scenario. Each of its features is strategically aimed to highlight the excellence of yarns and products from the most innovative Italian and worldwide companies
Filo is the most important b2b yarns and fabrics trade show. Entrance is reserved for professionals working in the textile-clothing, accessory and furnishing sectors, such as:
businessmen · managers and top managers · buying offices · import-export managers · stylists · fashion designers consultants · international retailers
Advantages and services
reserved for Filo visitors
Filo’s goal is to make the visit to the trade show an effective business opportunity. Therefore, services and initiatives reserved for visitors are consistent with our aims and the show’s b2b highly oriented strategy
an online magazine with news and updates concerning Filo and exhibiting companies, plus “all you have to know” about the textile world. Not to be missed by exhibitors, buyers and leading professionals
the core of four pre-show events in Biella, Milan, Prato and Paris, the product development proposals by Gianni Bologna are also available online before and after the exhibition, to be viewed and analyzed at ease
During the trade show
close to the trade-show venue
mandatory pre-registration on the site and possession of the badge at the entrance
Filo Badge is strictly personal and bears holder’s full name. Different badge colours for visitors, exhibitors, journalists and staff make it easy to identify one another, fostering business relationship
Exhibitors Guide Book
it’s for free and it is the simplest way to select worth visiting stands and look for new potential suppliers
an evocative setting where to get a glimpse of companies’ new proposals, plus information about the stand where to find them. For visitors, a natural starting point for the visit in Filo
Quick Delivery Point
located within the Trends Area, it presents a range of ready stock yarns produced by exhibiting companies.
MiCo Milano Congress Centre
Via Gattamelata, 5 · Gate 16 · 20149 Milan.
A district full of opportunities
The MiCo Milano Convention Centre is right in front of the new Citylife district. The urban project that re-shaped the Portello area with the iconic architectures of its skyscrapers, residential buildings and shopping mall.
In close proximity of MiCo there are more than 1600 sleeping rooms distributed in hotels from the 3 to the 5 stars. Bars, restaurants and coffee houses complete the offer of services available within walking distance from the main entrances of the convention centre.
The Citylife park, right in front of MiCo, is the ideal space where to spend some spare time during the events happening at the convention centre.