Two days at Filo: the agenda of the 51st edition
The 51st edition of Filo, the yarns and fibres Exhibition, is held on the 27th and 28th of February 2019 at the Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan (corso Magenta 61).
► On the 27th of February 2019, at 11.30 a.m., under the title “Sustainability is a virtuous process”, the official inauguration of the Exhibition takes place at Sala Manzoni in the Palazzo delle Stelline (first floor).
– Carlo Piacenza, President of the Unione Industriale Biellese
– Bruna Santarelli, ITA-Agency Textile and Apparel Office
– Mauro Scalia, Director Sustainable Businesses Euratex
– Pier Francesco Corcione, CEO of Assoservizi Biella – Filo
– Laura Specchio, President of the Commission for Labour Market Policies, Economic Development, Production Activities, Marketing, Human Resources, Fashion and Design of Milan Municipality
(a small reception will follow)
► During the two days of Filo, a delegation of foreign buyers and journalists is present, invited by Filo in cooperation with ITA-Agency. The delegation is composed of professionals representing important companies from Great Britain, Spain, France, Belgium, Turkey, Portugal.
► At 5.30 p.m. on the 27th of February, Filo-cocktail, the usual ‘work party’ that closes the first day of Filo, takes place. While tasting the dishes of chef Ivan Ramella made with the food excellences of Biella territory made available by the companies of the Section ‘Food and Beverages’ of the Unione Industriale Biellese, exhibitors, their guests, and journalist can continue to weave relationships and lay the foundations for new business. Filo-cocktail takes place at the FiloLounge on the first floor of the Palazzo delle Stelline.
► Biella territory is the protagonist of “The taste of sustainability”, the area of the 51st edition of Filo which involves ten companies of Biella’s territory: Birra Menabrea, Biscottificio Cervo, Botalla Formaggi, Carni Botalla, Caseificio Pier Luigi Rosso, Centovigne, Gabba Salumi, Lauretana, Pasticceria Massera Gino, Proprietà Sperino, members of the Unione Industriale Biellese. The initiative is sponsored by Atl Biella, the Agency for tourism of Biella territory.
► FiloLounge is always open during the two days of Filo and it is located on the first floor of the Palazzo delle Stelline. FiloLounge is the space reserved exclusively to exhibitors and the press where to rest for a while, thanks to the cafeteria service made available by the organisation.
► Everything that happens during the two days of the 51st edition of Filo is narrated live on social media: access the Filo accounts on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and you will discover the Exhibition under a new perspective.