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Press release n. 10 of the 22/12/2021 14.49.31 ( download )

Rimini, 21stDecember 2021. The Sigep . The Dolce World Expo layout has been organized to obtain maximum efficiency of the spaces inside the various halls at Rimini Expo Centre. Italian Exhibition Group provides areas for business meetings and workshops to all Italian and international companies physically gathered at the Show from 22nd to 26th January.

The event will occupy all the halls at Rimini Expo Centre subdivided into Sigep´s five sectors: gelato, pastry, chocolate, bakery and coffee. The 2022 edition will be flanked by the digital platform, accessible from the website.

Located in the South Hall, in the very centre of Rimini Expo Centre, is Vision Plaza, a venue for talks and conferences of international standing held by experts from the Foodservice world, such as the NPD Group.

The various halls will host leading companies in the sector of ingredients, technologies, furnishings, packaging, decorations and services for the five supply chains and will be divided as follows: 12 halls (A3-A4-A5-A6-A7-C1-C2-C3-C4-C5-C6-C7) for the gelato supply chain; 5 halls (A1-A2-D1-D2-D3) will host the coffee sector; 1 entire hall, B3, will be dedicated to chocolate; 10 halls will group together the pastry and bakery supply chain.

The Gelato Arena, hall C2, will host the ´Sigep Gelato d´Oro´ during which the pastry chefs and gelato makers who will compete in the Gelato European Cup in 2023 will be selected and then, the winners of that will take part in the Gelato World Cup.

The Pastry Arena, Hall B5, will stage a programme of events dedicated to high-level pastry-making with meetings organised by the associations AMPI - Academy of Italian Master Confectioners, Conpait - Confederation of Italian Confectioners, the Academy of Italian Mother Yeast and Panettone, SCA Italy - Italian Specialty Coffee Association and IILA - International Italo-Latin American Organisation, the Cast Alimenti schools, Pollenzo University of Gastronomic Sciences and Johnson & Wales University, and media partners Pasticceria Internazionale, Punto It, Italian Gourmet, Dolcesalato and Dolcegiornale.

The Coffee Arena, Hall D1, will see baristas and coffee professionals compete in the Italian Barista Championships Area for the Barista, Brewers Cup and Cup Tasters categories.

The Bakery Arena, Hall B6, will host demos and talks with international guests and special training sessions for the 30th edition of Sigep Giovani.

Date: 22-26 January 2022; Organizer: Italian Exhibition Group SpA; edition: 43rd; frequency: annual; info:
Head of media relation & corporate communication: Elisabetta Vitali; press office manager: Marco Forcellini; international press office coordinator: Silvia Giorgi;

Filippo Nani,; Enrico Bellinelli,; mob. +39 392 7480967; Giulia Lucchini,, mob. +39 348 7853679; Giulia Calesso,, mob. +39 338 6910347

Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A., a joint stock company listed on Euronext Milan, a regulated market organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., has, with its facilities in Rimini and Vicenza, achieved national leadership over the years in the organisation of trade shows and conferences. The development of activities abroad - also through joint-ventures with global or local organisers, in the United States, United Arab Emirates, China, Mexico and India, for example . now sees the company positioned among the top European operators in the sector.

This press release contains forecast elements and estimates that reflect the management´s current opinions (´forward-looking statements´), particularly regarding future management performance, realization of investments, cash flow trends and the evolution of the financial structure. For their very nature, forward-looking statements have a component of risk and uncertainty, as they depend on the occurrence of future events. The effective results may differ (even significantly) from those announced, due to numerous factors, including, only by way of example: food service market and tourist flow trends in Italy, gold and jewellery market trends, green economy market trends; the evolution of raw material prices; general macroeconomic conditions; geopolitical factors and evolutions in the legislative framework. Moreover, the information contained in this release, does not claim to be complete, and has not been verified by independent third parties. Forecasts, estimates and objectives contained herein are based on the information available to the Company as at the date of this release.