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Italian furniture companies to form Toronto exhibition


TORONTO —

ITALIA FOR CONTRACT is launching a two-day exhibition and conference this May 17-19, 2016, at the Cooperage Space, Thompson Landry Gallery in Toronto’s Distillery Historic District.

In partnership with IIDEXCanada and with the support of the Udine Chamber of Commerce, ITALIA FOR CONTRACT will introduce a curated group of new Italian contract furniture companies to the Canadian market.

The two-day event kicks off with an opening night party on May 17th, and offers Canadian designers and specifiers the opportunity to meet with and learn about product offerings from the following companies: Crassevig, seating; Fantoni, office furniture, pre-finished flooring and acoustic panels; Frag, leather furniture; Kenius, concrete; Molaro, windows and doors; and Moroso, furniture and accessories.

In addition to visiting the exhibits, attendees can attend free seminars. Why Innovation Ecosystems are Important in the Global Economy examines why innovation ecosystems remain a fundamental asset for the competitiveness of firms and industries of advanced economies. This seminar takes place May 18 from 6 – 7 p.m. Smelling Colours – International Scent Design, on May 19 from 9 – 10 a.m., explores the principles of scent design and how it impacts the way people connect with a space.

The ITALIA FOR CONTRACT exhibition and conference is free to attend. To see the event on our website, click here.

For more information, visit http://www.iidexcanada.com/2015/program/italia-for-contract or www.italiaforcontract.com