BBB matchmaking event at HOST 2017
20 Oct 2017
to 21 Oct 2017
The Brokerage Event is open to companies operating in the area of hospitality (eg Foodservice Equipment, food, Coffee machines Vending machines, Pastry, Furniture..) who can register on the dedicated web-site: www.b2match.eu/hostmilano2017.
Key dead-lines are:
Registration until October 17;
Meeting selection from 18 September to 18 October.
Brokerage Event will be in the afternoon of the 20th October and 21st all day.
Within the framework of the HostMilano 2017, InnovhubSSI is co-organising together with Business Beyond Borders (BBB) project an international business matchmaking event. The aim is to create a quick and easy way for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Clusters, actively engaged within the field of food and hospitality to meet potential business partners and to operate internationally.About the Trade Fair:Now in its 40th edition, HostMilano has established itself as the leader in the Ho.Re.Ca, food service, retail, mass distribution channel and hotel industries. HostMilano is a hub for the Ho.Re.Ca world, a must-attend for all professionals who work in the hospitality industry, and a privileged destination to learn about innovations from companies and for understanding the latest market trends.This is the favourite destination of top players for offering a preview of innovations in technologies in food equipment, food products (ingredients, semi-prepared items), the world of coffee as well as in terms of formats, design and lifestyle. It is also a unique marketplace for doing quality international business with professionals who have been carefully selected and who have high-level purchasing power.The main sectors covered within HostMilano are:• Hospitality equipment,• Coffee and Food,• Foodservice,• Retail and mass retail,• Hotel industry.In Host you can find:- Around 2,010 exhibitors, from more than 47 countries and every continent;- Around 150,000 professionals visitors from 172 countries, representing all areas of the food industry;- 1,500 hosted buyers from 73 countries BBB Matchmaking EventThe event will take place on the first two days of Host 2017 with a dedicated area located in the main pavilion, conveniently situated in the central exhibition hall itself, offering high visibility and quick access. The programme foresees two days of activities: Day 1: International conference and B2B meetingsIn the morning participants will have a chance to take part in an interactive and international conference with key speakers providing the most updated sectorial information, on technical as well as political aspects. Also, participants will have a chance to hear the experiences from the companies themselves and to get “tips” on how to do business inside and outside of Europe.In the afternoon the focus will shift to Business to Business (B2B) and Cluster to Cluster (C2C) meetings where companies will be able to meet their future business partners and expand the network. Day 2: B2B meetings The whole day will be dedicated to B2B and C2C meetings which will help companies to maximise the matchmaking experience with even more participants! Our staff will be at the disposal during the whole event to make each participation tailored to the needs including updated agenda.Why to participate?• To get the latest information on retail and services related research findings• To meet and share views with researchers and experts from your business field• To present, discuss and develop new projects• To initiate cross-border contacts and co-operationsTo register please go to: www.b2match.eu/hostmilano2017 Enterprise Europe Network and Business Beyond Borders project willl work together to make the event successful. The coordination of these programmes will increase participation of SMEs and Clusters and facilitate the networking and collaboration between intermediary organizations.