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IEG: SIGEP 2020 LAUNCHES THE VISION PLAZA

Press release n. 1 of the 16/01/2020 12.40.54

Italian Exhibition Group´s international artisan confectionery show

.IEG: SIGEP 2020 LAUNCHES THE VISION PLAZA
AT THE CENTRE OF THE FUTURE OF FOOD SERVICE

Italian Exhibition Group´s international artisan confectionery show
from January 18th to 22nd at Rimini Expo Centre

https://en.sigep.it

Rimini, 10th January 2020 . The 2020 edition will be the richest SIGEP ever. Not only full of business, internationality and competitions, which it already is, but also of professional updates, looking to the future, attention focussed on places of consumption and networking between the various professional communities.
The throbbing core of this innovative boost will be the Vision Plaza, not only a location, but also a think tank which, from 18th to 22nd January, will animate Italian Exhibition Group´s Rimini Expo Centre, the only true development hub of the entire sweet food service sector.
The 41st SIGEP is also further enriched by the simultaneous staging of A. B. Tech Expo (6th International Exhibition of Technologies and Products for Bakery, Pastry and Confectionery).

2020´S TOP EVENTS
The Gelato Arena will host the Gelato World Cup, the world´s most important artisan gelato competition, now at its ninth edition, with 12 teams competing from all over the world.
In the Pastry Arena, there will be The Star of Sugar (with tests on sugar sculpture and take-away sweets), the Italian Pastry Championships and SIGEP Giovani, a contest of excellence between training schools. The Coffee Arena will host seven Italian Barista Championships dedicated to coffee, all valid for access to the world championships of the prestigious World Coffee Events circuit, whereas the Bakery Arena will concentrate on the ´Bread in the City´ International Bread Baking Contest. 1,300 events, innovation, trends, training and internationality will be the issues of across-the-board appointments.


THE PARTNERSHIPS
SIGEP is also supports its client companies with partnerships with sweet food service associations: among the many, there are those with Acomag and UIF-Gruppo Prodotti per gelato, Fipe Confcommercio, Fiepet-Confesercenti, CNA Alimentare, Fiepet-Confesercenti, Associazione Italiana Gelatieri, Gelato&Cultura and Artglace for gelato; with Cast Alimenti, Accademia Maestri Pasticceri Italiani, Conpait and Relais Dessert for pastry; with Richemont Club, Italmopa, Aibi-Assitol, Assipan and Consorzio Sipan for bakery; with the SCA-Specialty Coffee Association for coffee and with the International Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting for chocolate.


ABOUT SIGEP AND A.B. TECH EXPO 2020
Dates: 18-22 January 2020; Organizer: IEG . Italian Exhibition Group SpA.; edition: 41st; Frequency: annual; category: international expo; admission: trade and professionals only; hours: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm, last day 9:30 am - 3:00 pm (3:00 - 5:00 pm only with online tickets); www.sigep.it - #Sigep2020

PRESS CONTACTS media@iegexpo.it
Head of Media Relations & Corporate Communication: Elisabetta Vitali; Press office coordinator: Marco Forcellini; International Press Office Coordinator: Silvia Giorgi; Communication specialists: Nicoletta Evangelisti Mancini, Alessandro Caprio, Tommaso Accomanno.


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