01/08/2022 – Trade fairs
Milano Unica 35th edition closed with positive results
The presence of the most important international buyers, especially from europe and the united states, at Milano Unica confirms the recovery of the textile industry despite challenges.
The 35th edition of Milano Unica closed on July 14 with encouraging results. Alessandro Barberis Canonico, President of Milano Unica, comments with a note of optimism and satisfaction: “Strong growth in sales during 2022, led by the United States and Europe, stimulated companies to invest in the trade show, confirming once again, with 445 exhibitors, the creativity and quality of the offering presented by the top textile manufacturers. Additional confirmation was provided by the presence of important buyers from all over the world, proof of the inestimable value of personal contact and the importance of being able to see and touch the new collections.”
389 exhibitor companies, 324 Italian and 65 from abroad, presented their A/W 2023/2024 collections of high-end textiles and accessories for menswear, womenswear and kidswear, in addition to the research and innovation areas.
All told, the companies that visited Milano Unica from 12 to 14 July came to 4,052, of which 2799 Italian and 1253 from other countries, + 31% compared to the 33rd edition, held in July 2021.
There was a strong participation of visitors from the USA, with 162 in attendance, and all the European countries improved over the last edition, specifically: Germany 102, France 77, Great Britain 95, Romania 20, Spain 65, Portugal 29, Switzerland 95, Netherlands 37 and 49 from Turkey. In addition, there were significant numbers of visitors from Japan (51), Korea (32) and Australia, with 20 companies attending the trade show for the first time, all indications of a positive trend in the markets of the Far East.