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Covid-19 Event Update

EFIM-ENTE FIERE ITALIANE MACCHINE S.P.A. has announced they are creating a safe environment at Fiera Milano for the next EMO Milano edition. The environment will be in compliance with all the latest coronavirus protective measures. These will include strict 3G entry policies, social distancing regulations and mandatory mask-wearing. Participants of the fair must present before entry documents such as immunisation passports, proof of recovery or negative test results. During their visit, attendees must maintain a social distance of 1.5 metres between one another. They must also wear masks in all indoor areas of the venue. Stay tuned for further updates regarding the hosting dates!

A Brief Overview of EMO

EMO is the only international trade show for the metalworking industry that you must pay attention to whenever it’s one. It has the reputation as the World of Metalworking and for good reason. It’s unrivaled in size and often reveals cutting-edge innovations that are transforming the industry as a whole. We’re talking robotics, connected machines and the industrial Internet of Things.

It’s not going to be a surprise to learn that EMO attracts a lot of visitors and exhibitors. This means a higher competition for hotel rooms in Milan and Hanover, depending on where EMO is held at any given time. Wherever you go, GETA ltd provides with high-quality hotel bookings for EMO ahead of time. No matter your budget size, you can expect a list with the top deals near exhibition grounds within a single work day. 

Why Your Visit Is Worth It 

You can’t lose with a business trip to EMO. The international trade show presents companies with a large stage to boost popularity and appear in front of new buyers. There’s a quick return on your investment thanks to just how many buyers with large budgets attend every edition:  

  • 2200+ international exhibitors from 40+ countries;
  • 116,000+ international trade visitors from 140+ countries;
  • 98% satisfaction rate;
  • 72% of visitors have purchasing power;

Industry Relevance

EMO is a truly international event as it switches cities between Milan, Italy and Hanover, Germany – a perfect combination to capture new markets with every edition. In Milan, EMO is based at the Fiera Milano centre and in Hanover, Messe Hanover.

The trade show is organised every two years since 1975 and has become known as the biggest and most important event for the metalworking industry in the entire world. You can see this is the impressive product portfolio, which has all the major categories – components for flexible automation, CAD/CAM, sheet metal, wire and tube working machines, metal forming machines, quality management systems, control systems, coolants and lubricants, and manufacturing software. We also have to mention the support program which hosts events like a conference on robotics and a special Industry 4.0 area.

Who Are You Going to Meet?

EMO is a host to respected manufacturers and suppliers within the metalworking industry. Some of the names trade visitors can hope to encounter are Röhm, Dormer Pramet Germany, ongen Werkzeugtech-nik, Rollomatic SA, Haas Schleifmaschinen and Hiwin. EMO introduces supply to demand and covers a lot of ground.

As we’ve seen, there are visitors from over 140 countries and although European markets such as Germany, France, Sweden, Italy and the UK are still at the top Asia is making its mark. Over 23% of all visitors during last edition came from Japan, China, South Korea, India, Malaysia and Taiwan. There’s a lot of buying power at EMO because there were orders placed, which were worth over 8 billion euros.

Past Editions

2021 Edition

Emo Milano 2021 featured over 60,000 visitors and approximately 700 exhibitors from 91 countries. The edition likewise featured around 400 accredited journalists, including international ones. The exhibition took place at Fiera Milano between 4.10.2021 and 9.10.2021 in a face-to-face format. The rendition included strict Covid-19 prevention measures. Among them were social distancing and presenting health certificates.

Past editions


04.10.2021 - 09.10.2021





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