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Dates of TECNA 2022 officially announced as 27-30 September

Press release n. 1 of the 30/03/2022 15.03.28 ( download )

The Rimini expo centre will be hosting the new-format Tecnargilla, which once again will be showcasing the very best technologies and supplies for the surfaces industry

3 November 2021

Tuesday 27 to Friday 30 September 2022 are the official dates chosen for Tecna, the international exhibition of technologies and supplies for the surfaces industry which will be back as an in-person event in the Rimini Expo Centre.

Organised by Italian Exhibition Group in collaboration with Acimac, Tecna represents the evolution of Tecnargilla, the world´s leading event for supplies to the ceramic and brick industries now proposed with a new formula that reflects the major changes taking place in the world of technologies, raw materials and decorations for furnishing surfaces.

The focus of the new exhibition format is reflected in the show´s slogan, ´How to make it´. Tecna intends to develop a truly comprehensive exhibition offering that includes state-of-the-art technological solutions for producing all kinds of surfaces and materials. Hybrid surface coverings, the use of surfaces in domestic and public spaces and the quest for integrated technical and aesthetic innovations are all aspects that are sure to attract a growing number of companies from all over the world to the Rimini Expo Centre.

Combining this new format with the more than 40 years of experience of Tecnargilla (which in the last edition held in 2018 saw the participation of 433 exhibitors companies and almost 35,000 visitors, including 48% non-Italian buyers), Tecna will strengthen its role as a global hub of technology and innovation and an international business venue.

Tecna´s international reach earned the show a place in the national trade fair system´s special promotional plan financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Italian Trade Agency ITA.

This press release contains forecasts and estimates that reflect the management´s current opinion, particularly with regard to future operating performance, investments, cash flow trends and the evolution of the financial structure. By their nature, forward-looking statements of this kind contain an element of risk and uncertainty because they depend on future events. The actual results may differ significantly from those announced in relation to a number of factors, including, but not limited to: trends in the out-of-home catering market and tourist flows in Italy; trends in the jewellery market; trends in the green economy market; trends in raw materials prices; general macroeconomic conditions; geopolitical factors and changes in the regulatory framework.

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), listed on the Mercato Telematico Azionario organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., has built up a domestic leadership position in the organisation of trade fairs and congresses over the years with facilities in Rimini and Vicenza. Its international activities, conducted partly through joint ventures with global or local organisers in the United States, United Arab Emirates, China, Mexico and India, have established it as one of the leading European players in the sector.

ACIMAC is the association of Italian manufacturers of plant, machinery, equipment and semi-finished products and suppliers of raw materials and services for the ceramic (tile, sanitaryware and tableware), heavy clay and refractory materials industries.
ACIMAC represents the majority of Italian companies in the sector, from small to medium sized businesses through to the largest firms. ACIMAC is affiliated to the Italian employers´ federation Confindustria, making it an integral part of Italian industry´s system of representation.
The sector is the world´s largest system of suppliers to the ceramic industry with a constantly growing export share that today stands at more than two thirds of total turnover thanks to the level of excellence and production of the most competitive plants in the world. Consisting of more than 100 companies with almost 7,000 employees, in 2019 the industry generated a turnover of 1.73 billion euros with exports accounting for 73% of total volumes.