EXPODENTAL MEETING 2019
The expected success of a growing event
MORE THAN 21,000 VISITORS AT EXPODENTAL MEETING 2019 With another successful edition, the Rimini event confirms itself as the reference event for the sector in Italy.
The recently completed edition of Expodental Meeting, the dental sector fair organized by UNIDI, confirms the positive trend of a growing sector: the influx of professionals and operators who crowded the Rimini Fiera pavilions from May 16th to 18th exceeded 8% last year, recording 21,600 total attendees.
The companies on display
The approximately 350 exhibitors present have made the utmost effort to involve the public, skillfully mixing recreational and convivial moments with the presentation of their latest innovations, practical demonstrations and scientific events. As in previous years, Expodental Meeting 2019 stood out in the international trade fair scene due to the extreme care taken in preparation and organizational details.
The companies’ interest in the internationalization project of the fair is reconfirmed: thanks to the collaboration of ITA / ICE and the support of the MISE (Ministry of Economic Development), around 1,400 B2B meetings were organized among the over 80 foreign buyers from 24 Italian Countries and Companies. An encouraging + 10% of Italian companies involved in B2B meetings, with + 10% of meetings held compared to the previous edition, shows that the interest of Italian companies abroad is increasingly alive, and that Expodental Meeting is a fundamental platform to expose oneself to the world panorama.
The scientific update
The scientific program deserves a separate discussion: this year too, UNIDI has arranged a set of clinical and extra-clinical events able to offer the best of training to all professionals in the sector, with prominent and great speakers variety of topics covered: this would not be possible without the precious collaboration of the Associations, scientific Societies and universities of the sector.
As in previous years, special attention has been paid to digital news: EXPO3D, UNIDI has added a series of clinical tables and practical demonstrations carried out in collaboration with companies and a pool of young speakers who have received great interest among the participants. Compared to previous years, the moments of updating dedicated to dental technology have increased. The crowded rooms, the involvement and the satisfaction demonstrated by the professionals who attended the courses in Rimini, show that we win together.
Not just business
In addition to the many extra-business initiatives proposed by the Companies – sweepstakes, aperitifs, parties, etc. – UNIDI celebrated its fiftieth anniversary and thanked exhibitors and visitors for offering Friday closing evening an aperitif to the over 1,500 visitors who were flowing from the pavilions, accompanied from an acrobatic show inspired by Fellini’s circus; despite the unexpected bad weather he has prevented the complete development, it was an opportunity for UNIDI to celebrate with Exhibitors and Visitors of Expodental a unique recurrence.
“Our fair is a typical made in Italy product,” says Gianna Pamich, President of UNIDI “Beyond being essential for business and updating, as well as offering innovative and consistent content, it focuses on aesthetics and style”.
The next edition of Expodental Meeting, will be held in Rimini from 14 to 16 May 2020.