The next Host Milan International hospitality exhibition is set to take place from 20 to 24 October 2017. The 40th edition has already gathered 800 participants, and 1,500 buyers from every continent.
Taking place in Milan convention centre, Fiera Milano, companies will arrive from 38 different countries, with sixteen pavilions available for show use – two more than the previous edition.
The Host Milan reflects the tradition and the highest level of professional hospitality in Italy, with these characteristics being made the most of for a global audience. Italian and foreign companies that exhibit at the show find that that the buyers and visitors to the event are continuously increasing and come from hundreds of countries.
Host prides itself in offering quality with innovation, and a 360-degree view of the world of hospitality thanks to synergy among the various supply chains. These areas include food service equipment, such as bread, pizza and pasta, coffee, tea, gelato, pastries, coffee machines and vending as well as furniture and tableware.
While the big names make up 12% of those that have reconfirmed, most of the companies are small-to-mid-sized businesses. For the 2017 edition, in addition to focusing on historic markets, Host will see an increase from exhibitors from the US, Canada and the Middle East.