The programme includes a technical workshop with Confindustria Federorafi, in collaboration with Consulta Orafa Aretina, on sustainability and the relative certifications as drivers of innovation and supply chain enhancement.
Oroarezzo will also showcase the creations competing in the 31st edition of Première - 58 interpretations of the bracelet - and will announce the winners that best express Made in Italy excellence.
THE OPENING CEREMONY
The opening ceremony, scheduled to take place at 11. 30 am and moderated by Marco Carniello, Global Exhibition Director of the Jewellery & Fashion Division at Italian Exhibition Group, will be attended by Lorenzo Cagnoni, President of Italian Exhibition Group, Ferrer Vannetti, President of Arezzo Fiere e Congressi, Alessandro Ghinelli, Mayor of Arezzo, Silvia Chiassai Martini, President of the Province of Arezzo, Massimo Guasconi, President of the Arezzo-Siena Chamber of Commerce, Luca Parrini, President of the National Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Federation, representing the trade associations, Maria Maddalena del Grosso, Consumer Goods Manager at the Italian Trade Agency, Eugenio Giani, President of the Tuscany Region (TBC), and Sen. Tiziana Nisini, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Labour and Social Policies.
A BUYER-ORIENTED EVENT
About 200 foreign buyers from around 50 countries, including the Middle East, Africa and Europe, especially Eastern Europe, will be hosted thanks to the incoming programme launched by MAECI and ITA. Buyers will also be attending from the United States and South American countries such as Argentina, Mexico and Chile, as well as from Canada and South East Asia, in particular Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. More than 300 exhibiting brands will be ready to welcome them in the halls of Arezzo Fiere e Congressi with an offer ranging from goldsmith manufacturing (golds, jewellery, silverware, semi-finished products, stones) to Tech with the most technological processing systems thanks to the collaboration with AFEMO, the Association of Jewellery Machinery Manufacturers and Exporters. There will also be a Cash&Carry area, providing Italian retailers with the chance to buy ready-to-wear items to restock their window displays for the coming season.