Host Milano

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Covid-19 Event Update

Host Milano’s long-awaited 2023 edition will run as scheduled starting on October 13th to October 17th at Fiera Milano in Milan, Italy. For this face-to-face event, the appropriate COVID-19 prevention measures will be put into place. Organisers promise effective social distancing, mask-wearing, and regular sanitation protocols. Furthermore, attendees need to present documents that prove they do not have an ongoing coronavirus infection. Such include negative PCR/rapid antigen test or valid recovery/vaccination certificates.  

A Brief Overview of HOST Milano

When it comes to hospitality exhibitions, Host Milano trumps them all. It’s the must-see event on the calendar and with thousands confirmed to attend, you can see why. Staged in Milano, Italy, for five days, the exhibition showcases the best equipment and supplies for hotels and foodservice around the world. You enjoy the company of hotel managers, owners, and experts who have come to close deals and their budgets are quite generous.

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Why Your Visit Is Worth It

HOST Milano is all about the numbers and how they translate into successful business decisions and outcomes. The exhibition offers a glimpse into the future of hospitality and is also a major hub for cross-borders transactions. To that end, it enjoys one excellent turnout every single year. Just look at last edition’s numbers:

  • 2100+ international exhibitors from 65 countries;
  • 187,000+ international trade visitors from 177 countries;
  • 131,000+ square metres of exhibition space;
  • 500+ various professional events and culinary happenings.

Industry Relevance

Let’s look at the history of Host Milano to chart its current role in the industry. There’s the fact that the exhibition takes place in Milan, which is one of the cities known for its glamorous hotels and exceptional food. Another key factor is the foundation, with the very first edition taking place in 1966 – meaning there have been many decades at work to cement the event’s legacy and popularity in professional circles. Host Milano showcases innovations and creative solutions at every link in the supply chain. The product range covers everything from restaurant equipment and food processing machinery to interior fittings, catering and vending machines. What adds that additional flavour is the series of events – seminars, workshops, show cooking stages.

Who Are You Going to Meet?

Host Milano is at its heart an Italian affair, and this is reflected in who visits. Out of all the visitors, only 38.8% made their way from outside Italy, and roughly the same ratio is seen with exhibitors as well. Exhibitors are suppliers of machines, equipment, furniture, and semifinished products for the HoReCa industry. The situation changes when we look at the professional backgrounds of the visitors. You have the opportunity to meet face to face with distributors, dealers, exhibitors, and importers. All manner of food establishments, MMD, shopping centres, convenience stores, bars, and ice-cream makers also attend the fair. So do confectionaries, architects, designers, delicatessen shops, technicians, hotels, and the cruise industry. Of course, celebrated chefs will also make their presence known as they come to enter competitions and championships!

Past Editions

2021

Over 150 000 visitors and over 2 700 exhibitors attended the 2021 edition of Host Milano. The latest edition of the leading HoReCa fair took place between 22.10.2021 and 26.10.2021. Fiera Milano served as the hosting location of the event and featured the latest COVID-19 safety measures. Among the safety protocols implemented at the venue was a 3G entry policy. All participants of the fair had to show negative test results before entry. They could also gain access after providing a recovery/vaccination certificate.  

Past editions

Host Milano 2021

22.10.2021 - 26.10.2021

Host Milano

1,200

Participants

+/-150,000

Visitors

2,700

Represented companies

2,249

Total Exhibitors

200,000

Total Visitors

2165

Total Exhibitors

187,602

Total Visitors

How to get to Host Milano

On Foot

On Foot

from Milan Central Station - too far away

from Malpensa Airport - too far away

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By Car

from Milan Central Station - 38 min car ride (17.4km)

from Malpensa Airport 39 min ride

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By Public Transport

from Milano Centrale Railway Station take an RV train (2024 Torino Porta Nuova) fro 9 min to Rho Fiera Milano Station and then walk another 12 min

from Malpensa Airport there is no suitable transportation

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