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The ISSA PULIRE NETWORK’s Board of Directors resolves to postpone the Fair’s twenty-fifth edition

Milan, 2 November 2020 - On 29 October, the Board of Directors of fair organizers ISSA PULIRE NETWORK unanimously took an important decision to put back the 25th edition of the fair in the Verona Fiere district from 18 to 20 May to 7 to 9 September.

The effects of the pandemic continue to jeopardize productive activities and services, particularly affecting all spheres where contact with the public and social contact among industry professionals are the key elements around which success and consensus are built.

The 24th edition closes with a positive sign and an increasingly international imprint

MILAN - The XXIV edition of PULIRE has just ended; the fair that every two years brings together professionals, producers and distributors of the professional cleaning sector from all continents.

The numbers confirm the positive trend and the expectations of the organizer; in fact, there were 17,108 visitors who populated the halls during the three days of the event, marking a + 6% compared to the previous edition; of these, 30.68% were foreigners. The number of exhibitors is also increasing: from 300 in 2017 to 312 this year. Equally important was the presence of foreign companies as they represented the 30%. Exhibitors were able to present their products on an area of ​​almost 16,300 m2 spread in the three indoor halls and the outdoor demonstration area.

The 24th edition of the professional cleaning show registers the enthusiasm of the constantly growing sector

VERONA - PULIRE 2019, the 24th edition of the show closed with over 17,000 visitors (+ 6%), more than 30% were foreigners, confirming itself as the reference point for the sector.

Interesting, sparkling, exciting, intelligent. These are just some of the comments gathered among the over 300 exhibitors, who are confident to generate new business with their leads, which were "more qualified than in past editions".

Positivity confirmed by the organization: "The market has rewarded a beautiful show for its organization, quality, efficiency and dynamism; we are very happy," said the CEO of Afidamp Servizi Toni d’Andrea.

Special guest of the 2nd day the art critic Vittorio Sgarbi

VERONA – The matchmaking between operators from emerging countries and exhibitors was an added value to the PULIRE 2019 edition.

Satisfaction was expressed by the foreign operators who took part in the incoming project organized by Afidamp Servizi and ICE-Agenzia. Buyers from the USA, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa were able to see first-hand the value of the “Made in Italy” and to get in touch with many companies, whose experience and professionalism they appreciated. The operators also appreciated the wide range of products increasingly more efficient and innovative.

In the afternoon ISSA hold the Networking Event at their stand: a moment of convivial relationship to strengthen partnerships, but also look for new business opportunities.

Satisfaction surrounds the first edition of the prize

 VERONA – And the winner of the “PULIRE 2019 Product of the Year” is Origo2 by Vileda

The new Award was created to recognize the research of professional cleaning industry companies as well as the market response to the products.

Toni D’Andrea, Paul Goldin, Michel de Bruin, Tibor Ritz, Virna Re and Cássia Almeida sat on the international judges panel.

During the awards ceremony, which took place at the Afidamp booth in Hall 6 of Veronafiere, the three finalists were revealed: the Vileda trolley, proclaimed the winner, the floor cleaning system by Unger, and the chemical product by Wermer& Mertz

The industry looks to the future with 30% foreign exhibitors and + 12% of new exhibitors

VERONA - The ribbon cutting in the presence of the local authorities has officially decreed the beginning of the 24th edition of PULIRE, which until 23rd May involves 300 exhibitors and awaits over 16.000 visitors.

"This is a special year because the collaboration with ISSA has just been formalized and here we see concretely the internationality of the project, with exhibitors coming from 21 countries and visitors coming from 100 countries. There are many reasons to be happy: in the pavilions you can breathe efficiency, industriousness", said Toni D'Andrea, CEO of Afidamp Servizi, the organizer of the show.

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