The main Italian and international companies in the ceramics and brick sector are attending this time too. International promotion, visitor campaign, exhibitions and conferences at the heart of activity in these months.

At less than a month from opening, Tecnargilla, the world´s most important ceramic and brick industry supplies exhibition, running in Rimini from 24 to 28 September 2018, has already put all conditions in place for another successful edition, with broad international representation and impressive numbers both in terms of exhibiting companies and visitors in attendance.

Many registrations have been received to date from the most important companies, Italian and international, who have confirmed their presence once more at the biennial exhibition most eagerly awaited by the operators in the sector. In addition to Italy, the most well represented countries are Spain, Turkey, Germany, the United Kingdom, Portugal, France, Egypt and China, bringing the share of foreign exhibitors to 35% of the total. For the 26th edition of the exhibition, visitor numbers are also expected to increase (33,395 in 2016; +4%), increasingly profiled thanks to the intensive promotional campaign and maximum visibility on the international markets.

The promotional activities for Tecnargilla have been developed extensively, in many channels, and enhanced by participation in trade fairs and events all over the world. In addition to increased international communication in the main trade magazines (more than 120 adverts published), there´s continued growth among subscribers to the informative newsletter, while on the various social networking sites (Facebook and Twitter) communication initiatives are in progress aimed at maintaining constant dialogue on the most relevant news for the reference industries.

Also constantly updated is the site of the exhibition (, simple and dynamic, optimised for mobile devices, and available in Italian and English. The list of companies attending can be consulted in real time in the ´catalogue´ section. As in previous editions, Tecnargilla 2018 is supported by the Italian Ministry for Economic Development, which has acknowledged its leadership and has placed it among the major exhibitions in Italy that may take advantage of the Special Italian Manufacturing Promotional Plan.

Tecnargilla is the world´s most important exhibition in terms of ceramics and brick supplies. Organised by Acimac (Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machinery and Equipment for Ceramics) and IEG . Italian Exhibition Group . the company created through a merger of Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza, the exhibition offers the best of innovation in aesthetics and processes for the sector every two years, playing host to all the leading companies and attracting a great number of international buyers to Rimini. Tecnargilla was the exhibition with the most visits from international operators in its 2016 edition too: 16,764 (+6.3 on 2014) foreign buyers from a total of 33,395 visitors (+4% on 2014). Tecnargilla welcomed 500 exhibitors in 2016 (40% of which from around 25 countries) covering an area of 80,000 m² (+7% on the 2014 edition) approx., divided into four exhibition sections: Tecnargilla, dedicated to technologies for ceramic tiles, sanitaryware and tableware; Kromatech, the showcase for colour and creativeness in ceramics; Claytech, the section dedicated to technologies for bricks and T-White the new exhibition area dedicated to the production of machinery and plants for the production of ceramic sanitaryware and tableware.