Vitrum 2015: on-line visitor registration opens

July 2015

On-line registration for Vitrum 2015 has opened. This is a simple, quick way of visiting one of the leading exhibitions in the glass industry, which has a particularly rich line-up of new technologies, appointments and special events this year.

To meet leading names in the glass industry from around the world, complete a short registration form on http://ticketonline.fieramilano.it/vitrum/2015/op/view.jsp?type=op&lang=en for free access to the 19th Biennial International Exhibition of Machinery, Equipment and Special Products for Flat and Hollow Glass Processing – in Milan on 6-9 October 2015. Once the form has been completed, you will receive an email confirming your registration with a PDF file containing a bar code that gives you direct access from the turnstiles at the reception area.

Vitrum will be the perfect opportunity to source the main innovations from the five continents in technologies applied to industrial glass, glass for the building industry, furniture and the home, for the pharmaceutical and automotive industry, with a special focus on energy costs and savings in production.

Special events at Vitrum 2015

2015 is a special year for the exhibition with a busy program of special events planned for the 4-day exhibition. Vitrum 2015 will be the perfect stage for GLASS. THE GREAT UNEXPECTED, a largescale exhibition of the past, present and future of a material that has left its mark on the history of humanity with three main sections – Glass in history and design, Glass as a key player in architecture, Glass and the new technologies – for a broad overview of the finest glass production through history, high technology and innovative drive.
Visitors can also view the results of experiments by students from the Politecnico di Milano (Polytechnic University of Milan) and the Freiburg University of Applied Science and Arts in a workshop promoted by Vitrum at the two universities: the concepts and prototypes developed by the young designers showing how glass can be transformed into new-concept products or tools will be on display.

On Thursday, 8 October, the entire day will be dedicated to technological and production innovation in flat and hollow glass, with the Italian Glass Experts Association (A.T.I.V.) organizing its 30th Annual Conference 2015 in partnership with Vitrum during the exhibition.

Special attention will be given to hollow glass at the 19th Vitrum with a group exhibition dedicated to this sector. Some of the leading Gimav companies will have a special area to display the excellence of Italian hollow glass production and processing with a complete range of offerings: tableware, bottles, special glass for pharmaceutical use, and containers.

Visitor services at Vitrum 2015

Vitrum 2015 is also special because of its extraordinary timing with Expo 2015, the Universal Exposition running until the end of October. Expo 2015, with its “Feeding the Planet, energy for Life” theme and an exhibition venue that can be easily reached from Vitrum, will be a unique opportunity to experience the tastes and traditions of the world.
For this very reason, it has become even easier to reach Vitrum. Exhibitors and visitors can now reach the exhibition complex more quickly from the Rho Fiera Expo Milano railway station. Information on trains stopping just a short walk from Vitrum and Expo 2015 is available at: http://www.vitrummilano.com/en/how-to-get-there/ .

Visitors planning to come by car can book a parking space at the Fiera car parks by clicking on the link that appears after on-line registration has been completed.
Assistance with finding hotel accommodation in Milan is also provided. This is very useful since city hotels may be booked because of Expo.
More details from https://www.vitrum-milano.com/en/accomodation-and-restaurants/ .

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