THE PROJECT ORIGIN
INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR - TURIN
Lingotto Fiere is the exhibition center of the city of Turin which, with an average of 50 events a year, attracts over one million people to its 100,000 square meters of exhibition space. The exhibition center is divided into two structures, the Lingotto Fiere, a space created by Renzo Piano in '92 from the post-industrial conversion of the former Fiat factory, and the futuristic Oval Lingotto building, built for the speed skating competitions for the Olympics. of Turin 2006.
The Lingotto Fiere consists of three pavilions, which can be used both independently and as a single environment. The offer is completed by an entrance gallery that houses the main services (shops, infirmary, ATMs), 6 bars and 2 restaurants, and three outdoor areas.
The Oval Lingotto, on the other hand, has a free area of 20,000 square meters that is completely customizable and adaptable to your layout, in a futuristic steel and glass building conceived as a large sail by Studio Zoppini and Hok Sport. The District is perfectly integrated into the Lingotto complex, a city hub that houses a shopping gallery, three 4-star hotels, restaurants, a multiplex cinema, two museums (Pinacoteca Agnelli and the Carpano Museum), two Poles universities and various offices.
The Lingotto is also well integrated into the city fabric, served by the main public transport and an underground stop, connected to the main highways and just a few minutes from the city's railway stations. Lingotto Fiere is the only private exhibition center in Italy, managed by GL events, a world leader in the supply of integrated solutions for events and trade fairs, with an expertise that covers the main market segments: congresses and conferences, sporting events and cultural, fairs and salons.
NATIONAL FAIR OF SMALL AND MEDIUM PUBLISHING - ROME
More books more free is the National Fair of Small and Medium Publishing and takes place in Rome in December. Since 2017, the event has been held at the new congress center of the capital, La Nuvola, designed by the archistar Massimiliano Fuksas. Più libri is the first Italian fair entirely dedicated exclusively to publishing where every year about 500 publishers, coming from all over Italy, present their news and their catalog to the public. Five days and over 650 events in which to meet the authors, attend readings and musical performances, listen to debates on the themes of.
More books freer was born in December 2002 from an idea of the Piccoli Editori Group of the Italian Publishers Association. The goal is to offer the largest possible number of small publishing houses a space to bring their own production to the fore, often “obscured” by that of the larger companies, guaranteeing them the showcase they deserve. An exceptional showcase, in the capital of Italy and during the Christmas period.
But Più libri is not just this, the real heart of the fair is the cultural program: meetings with authors, readings, debates on topical issues, initiatives for the promotion of reading, music and live performances mark the five days of the event in a succession continues of events for all tastes and for all ages.
Since 2018 Più libri più libero has been enriched with the PLPL Business Center, an area of 500 square meters for the exclusive use of professional operators: the meeting point for all the players in the Italian and international publishing world interested in dialoguing with our publishers.
SALON OF CULTURE -MILAN
The Salon of Culture was born with the real goal and managed to involve and unite the various book communities, readers and collectors. The innovative formula, now in its 5th Edition, represents a formidable moment for all lovers of books, culture, reading, exhibitions, conferences, debates, presentations, meetings.
The Salone della Cultura unites all operators in the world of books, being open to all artistic expressions, whether they are represented by writing, artist books, photography, sculptures with books, pop-up books, ancient books, miniatures, bestsellers, specialized publishers, second-hand booksellers and antique dealers with their exceptional and unique copies.
Two days, Saturday and Sunday, dedicated to the pure pleasure of wandering around the largest bookshop in Italy (over 500,000 books on display), seeing exhibitions, attending workshops run by true Masters in their art, being able to hear conferences and appreciate how they still are today. can and must speak of culture.
Superstudio Maxi, the iconic locus of design in Milan, pioneer of the Fuorisalone furniture phenomenon, is a modern, multifunctional and transversal multi-location, a large container open to the city of Milan and major international initiatives, created to meet the most vital needs of operators and the public.
PISA BOOK FESTIVAL
The Pisa Book Festival is a national show of Italian and foreign independent publishing houses that every year in Pisa book dedicators, translators, illustrators and artists to celebrate books, reading and independence of thought.
Born in 2003 with the mission of enhancing Italian independent publishers, the Festival is up to conquer a stable place at the forefront in the national and international cultural panorama. Dynamic and original in its choices, the Festival hosts more than 200 events every year, from the meeting with the author to the conference, from the writing workshop to the seminar for translators, up to the show and reading.
Starting from a grassroots initiative, the Pisa Book Festival was immediately welcomed by the territory, as evidenced by the participation of the Pisa Foundation, the Municipality of Pisa and the Tuscany Region, and the extraordinary participation of volunteers and the public.