SR News Update 28 March 2020
In light of the Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, the Board of Salone de Mobile.Milano took a decision on 27 March 2020 to suspend the 2020 edition of the annual event. The event will now take place from 13 – 18 April 2021.
The Board in its press communiqué stated that the situation that led to the original change of date from April to June, announced on 25th February, has fundamentally changed. “Although we were determined to keep to the June date, to allow the annual event to take place as planned, the present, unprecedented circumstances and medium-term uncertainties now mean that this year’s Salone can no longer go ahead,” the communiqué read.
The 2021 edition, which will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Salone, will be a special event for the entire sector. For the first time ever, all the biennial exhibitions will be held in conjunction with the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition, Workplace3.0, S.Project and SaloneSatellite. This means that EuroCucina, FTK – Technology for the Kitchen and the International Bathroom Exhibition will also take place next year, along with Euroluce, which was already scheduled for 2021. “This single, great sector-wide trade fair will represent a fresh opportunity to pull together to revitalise our businesses, the entire supply chain that works in synergy with the Salone, and Milan,” read the communiqué.
SR News Update 26 February 2020
Following a meeting today of the Board of Federlegno Arredo Eventi, and in view of the ongoing public health emergency, the decision has been taken to postpone the upcoming edition of the Salone del Mobile. Milano. Confirmation of the change of date for the trade fair – strongly supported by the Mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala – means that the manufacturers, in a major show of responsibility, will be able to present their finalized work to an international public that sees the annual appointment with the Salone del Mobile.Milano as a benchmark for creativity and design.
About Salone del Mobile. Milano
Launched in Milan in 1961 as a vehicle for promoting Italian exports of furnishing and accessories, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile is the global benchmark event for the furnishing and design sector.
The Salone till now was held in Milan in April every year, along with the biennial Euroluce exhibition in odd years and EuroCucina and the International Bathroom Exhibition in even years, and in tandem with the annual International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition and Workplace3.0. These events are flanked by FTK (Technology For the Kitchen), EuroCucina’s collateral event and S.Project, the exhibition devoted to design products and decorative and technical furnishing solutions. Since 1998, the trade fair has been rounded off by SaloneSatellite, the launchpad for young designers and a point of reference for companies on the lookout for new talent.
Under the umbrella of the Salone del Mobile.Milano, these events cover a net area of almost 210,000 square metres overall at the Rho Fiera Milano fairgrounds, showcasing more than 2,300 of the most dynamic and creative companies on the global market each year.
Over 370,000 professional visitors attend the fair each year, just under 70% of them from 188 other countries, along with more than 5,000 national and international journalists and around 27,500 members of the public at the weekend, making the Salone del Mobile.Milano the unmissable sector-wide appointment.
Keeping in view the public health emergency situation due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the 59th edition of the event has been postponed to 16th – 21st June.
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