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Event Update

Model Expo Italy Verona 2022 will take place at Verona Fiere as a live exhibition. The face-to-face edition will take place between 05.05.2022 and 07.05.2022. To ensure attendee safety, the venue will have strict COVID-19 prevention measures in place. A social distance regulation will be one of the safety measures implemented. Attendees are required to maintain a social distance of 1.5 meters between them.

A Brief Overview of Model Expo Italy

Model Expo Italy dives deep into current trends and cutting edge product designs within the model, hobby and games industries. In the short time it’s been on, the international trade fair has changed in its focus and fully embraced fan culture with cosplay events and competitions between gamers as well as the inclusion of e-sports as a serious field that’s here to stay.

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Why Your Visit Is Worth It

Exhibitors at Model Expo Italy are significantly satisfied with their time at the trade fair as it’s a perfect procurement platform and an opportunity to meet your target audience face to face. There is also access to your direct competition in order to see where your sector is moving.

  • 500+ international exhibitors on the floor;
  • 70,000+ international visitors;
  • 70,000+ sq. m. of dedicated exhibition space;
  • 7 thematic halls;
  • 200+ events during the weekend.

Industry Relevance

As it serves a growing industry, Model Expo Italy launches new products and franchises in early spring. Editions are scheduled for a weekend in March and take place at the Veronafiere. The fair is young as the very first edition was held in 2005, when it started only focused on classic models, but has gradually expanded its horizon through the inclusion of a Play Area, The Brick Arena and now the most recent addition – the E-Sports Area. The model hall is broken into 7 thematic halls – model cars, model aircraft, model railways, model boats, static models, site machinery models and a special area reserved for new technological inventions like flight simulators and mini 4 WD. The trade fair boasts the biggest indoor pool in Europe used as a tank for model boats.

Who Are You Going to Meet?

The audience at Model Expo Italy is eclectic, which is to be expected given that it targets several major fandoms and interest groups. For instance, the Special Area resonated predominantly with the maker community, which experiment with tech, and among these include craftsman, engineers, newcomers on the scene and established professionals. The Play Area has its own audience that consists of comic fans, pop culture fans, gamers and cosplayers. E-Sports is where professionals form the electronic sports world come and there are numerous categories to discover such as card games, strategic, shooter, Tetris, football simulations and the list goes on. As far as the geographic breakdown of visitors is concerned, the majority of visitors are Italian with the rest from various countries from Europe like Germany, France, the UK and Poland.

Past Editions


Model Expo Italy Verona took place between 4.09.2021 and 05.09.2021 at Verona Fiere. The edition took place as a face-to-face exhibition with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place. This included attendees needing to show valid health certificates. The edition featured around 100 exhibitors. 

Past editions

Model Expo 2022

05.05.2022 - 07.05.2022

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