VicenzaOro January in an edition dedicated to sustainable jewelery. With many new features ♦ ︎
VicenzaOro January it’s back (Friday 18 – Wednesday 23). For the main italian fair dedicated to jewelry is, this time, the first appointment completely organized by the new management of Italian Exhibition Group, that is without the presence of former manager Corrado Facco and former vice president Matteo Marzotto. Not only that: it will also be the first time, after 25 years, without an important exhibitor like Pasquale Bruni, but with the presence of new brands and some returns, like Chantecler. But this does not changes the importance of the appointment, a firm reference point for the gold industry and for jewelry lovers. Easy to summarize the official data of VicenzaOro January.
More than 59,000 square meters gross of spaces set up, 36,000 expected visitors, including international buyers, producers and designers from more than 130 countries: 60% of visitors come from abroad.
As usual, the exhibitors are divided into homogeneous areas: Icon, Look, Creation, Expression, Essence, Evolution, to which is added the Design Room with 12 invited brands. For companies, in conjunction with Vicenzaoro, also returns T.Gold, the exhibition dedicated to machinery and innovative technologies applied to jewelery and precious objects. And for visitors, following the Milan Design Week model, the program outside the Fair is back: Vioff Golden Wood edition (from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 January).
The program of initiatives will be dedicated, among other things. fundraising for the reconstruction of a wood on the Asiago plateau after the flood last autumn. The Fuori Fiera created by the City of Vicenza to promote the city and its excellences includes a program of initiatives dedicated to art, culture, entertainment and sporting exhibitions, widespread crafts & design shows, products of local businesses.
In addition to the stands with the new collections, VicenzaOro January also offers a series of training events as usual.
The Club degli Orafi Italia, for example, has organized a conference on the hot topic of sustainability: Sustainable (R) evolution: creating value through social purpose, scheduled for Sunday morning, January 20th, with Gabriele Aprea, president of the Club degli Orafi Italia and Chantecler , and by Marco Carniello, director of Ieg’s Jewelery & Fashion division, Eleonora Rizzuto, director of Sustainable Development for Bulgari and Lvmh, Aram Shishmanian, CEO of the World Gold Council, Enzo Liverino, president of Enzo Liverino 1894, Gaetano Cavalieri, president of Cibjo . In fact, the fil rouge of the appointment is sustainable creativity. Starting from the conference of Visio.Next, to continue in the Digital Talks, in the Gem Talks and in the presentation of Trendvision, will be the main theme in the six days of Vicenza.