By: Gloria Smith, Associate Editor for World Liberty TV
Organized by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the ItalianTrade Agency, the 3rd annual Destination: CERSAIE | Bologna is open to all North American architects and designers – and this year, developers are invited to apply as well.
Selected participants to the programs will be treated to a 5-day trip to Italy’s culinary capital, Bologna, and accompany Ceramics of Italy’s North American delegation of leading design media, architects, designers, and developers to experience CERSAIE – the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings – celebrating its 40th anniversary.
There, they will have the chance to discover the newest products, trends, and advancements in Italian tile design, cultivate connections with manufacturer representatives, and partake in local cultural experiences.
On Thursday, July 27, Confindustria Ceramica (The Italian Association of Ceramics) held a special event at the Italian Trade Commission in NYC to preview of the 40th anniversary of CERSAIE – the premier international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings taking place September 25-29 in Bologna, Italy.
Top architects & designers in the NYC metropolitan area gathered alongside representatives from the Italian ceramics industry while enjoying authentic wine and food from the Emilia-Romagna region.
Dr. Carlo Bocchi, Trade Commissioner and Director of ICE Miami, provided welcome remarks followed by a sneak preview of this year’s show by Cersaie’s Executive Manager, Angelo Dall’Aglio. Chris Abbate, CEO & Founder of Novità Communications, also shared some special sustainability and event initiatives by Ceramics of Italy along with an overview of the latest tile trends by Kristin Coleman, Senior Vice President of Novità Communications.
Cersaie: the exhibition: Cersaie is the foremost international event for designers of ceramic and other surface coverings and bathroom furnishings.
The event, which will be held in the halls of the Bologna Exhibition Centre from 25 to 29 September 2023, is the most eagerly awaited international appointment for those involved in the design and technology of surfaces – ceramic and other materials – and in the bathroom furnishings sector.
At the last edition, more than 91,000 visitors took advantage of the opportunity to meet colleagues, industry experts and representatives of leading companies and to establish new partnerships.
Discover with us some great reasons to attend the show: exhibitors, events, professional updating.
CERSAIE – International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings is an exhibition promoted by CONFINDUSTRIA CERAMICA in collaboration with BOLOGNAFIERE spa, organized by EDI.CER. spa – Soc. Unipersonale (Organiser).
Italian Trade Commission in NYC’s preview of the 40th anniversary of CERSAIE-2023, well attended many organizers, Italian Trade Commissioners , Architect’s Designers and many more were in attendance to know more about CERSAIE-2023. Food and catering was provided by IL Gattopardo Group of Restaurants, Chef Vito Gnazzo, was in attendance alongside the Owner Mr Giafranco, and their staff team.