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Today, the much-anticipated Pulire exhibition & conference, Pulire 2015, opens its doors and the scurry of activity to get everything ready for the thousands of visitors expected to attend, will prove well worthwhile if previous events are anything to go by.
“This is so much more than just a trade show; it is a permanent laboratory of contacts, relationships and ideas for the development of the sector,” say the organisers, who go on to explain how they’ve developed the event.
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What makes Pulire unique is the high digitisation of the event. This concept began in 2013 and this year the app has been enhanced. Now called 2.1, it enables visitors to plan their visit to the exhibition, due to a system of match-making that allows them to book appointments with exhibitors. All information about the exhibitors is be available on smartphones and tablets, while exhibitors can receive real-time information about visitors, their origin, their role etc.
“This represents a significant advantage for exhibitors,” says Toni D'Andrea, CEO of Afidamp Servizi. “If for example an exhibitor is looking for a distributor from Qatar, the app can inform the exhibitor if the distributor he is looking for is at the fair.
The 2015 edition of Pulire is also growing thanks to a new element: the Pulire Clean project, which will address the needs of the fabric care and laundry equipment market.
Pavilion 1 will be entirely dedicated to this market segment, bringing the equipment and product manufacturers from this sector into the professional cleaning industry fold with which it holds much synergy, yet with its own immediately recognisable and distinctive space.
For more than 30 years, Pulire has been the largest Italian professional cleaning exhibition and the second largest in Europe. As such it will offer those who work in fabric laundering and care a range of opportunities to expand their market and find new commercial partners.
“While throughout its 30 years Pulire has always been geared up to providing solutions for indoor cleaning tasks, since last edition, held in 2013, Pulire has also developed the brand ‘Pulire Outdoor’, dedicated to sweeping and urban decor and therefore pertinent to manufacturers of road sweepers and cleaning machines for road maintenance.”
The theme of this year's Pulire Outdoor will be 'Clean city for Quality of life'. The opening conference is scheduled to take place today at 14:00 hours, with a great panel of speakers: the mayors of Curitiba in Brazil, Singapore and Copenhagen, as well as mayors of important Italian cities, for a discussion on the relationship between the cleanliness of the city and the satisfaction index of its citizens, with international best
Pulire is a key partner for the hospitality (Ho.Re.Ca.) segment.
"Sparkling clean hotels, lodgings, wellness centres, spas and restaurants are the most effective calling card for any country," says Toni. “At Pulire, industry professionals and some of the largest and most important services and facilities management companies that provide outsourced services for the ho.re.ca segment can find a number of solutions to meet the quality standards of cleaning & hygiene increasingly important to the market.
"These include anything and everything from equipment such as multiservice carts - considered essential for correctly carrying out the job, to wet mops, brushes, and cloths for cleaning and sweeping, single brush machines, wet vacs, floor washing and drying tools, wash cloths and detergents specifically designed for types of floors, degreasers, lime scale removers and disinfectants...
11:00 - Opening Ceremony
Stefano Casali, Deputy Mayor of Verona
Ettore Riello, President of Veronafiere
Matteo Marino, President of AfidampFAB
Andrea Miglioranzi, President of AMIA Verona
Toni D'Andrea, Managing Director at Afidamp Servizi
11:30 – 13:00 Speakers:
Gianfranco Finzi, President of ANMDO
Sandra Zuzzi President of FARE
Lidia Capparelli, Green Public Procurement of Consip
Riccardo Rifici, Italian Ministry of Environment
Stand AfidampFED (Pavilion III)
11:30 – 13:30 - Workshop CNA: “The cleaning enterprises between crisis, market and unfair competition” Organisation: CNA, the Confederation of handicraft and small & medium enterprises
11:45 – 13:30 - Presentation of the book by Giulio Guizzi: ‘Hygienic cleaning and sanitization. The dirty history of clean’
14:00 – 15:30 - Organic products in professional cleaning: terminology and uses of biological detergents and probiotics
Gaetano Privitera, Simpios
Pier Sante Testi, BioFuture
Stand AfidampFED (Pavilion III)
14:30 - 16.00: ‘Opening Conference of PULIRE Outdoor: The quality of life and the urban hygiene’
Ricardo Ghizi, Executive Secretary of Curitiba
Giorgio Novello, Italian Ambassador in Norway
Giorgio Starace, Italian Ambassador in Abu Dhabi
Flavio Tosi, Mayor of Verona (to be confirmed)
Dario Nardella, Mayor of Firenze (to be confirmed)
Andrea Miglioranzi, President of AMIA Verona
Monica Cerroni, President of Fise Assoambiente
Filippo Brandolini, President of Federambiente
14:30 to 16:00 hours: opening conference CLEAN Outdoor
Quality of life and urban hygiene: the priorities of the citizens'
Mascagni Room - Press Room - 1st floor gallery 4/5
- Ricardo Ghizi, Executive Secretary of Curitiba
- Giorgio Novello, Ambassador of the Italian Republic in the Kingdom of Norway
- Giorgio Starace, Italian Ambassador to Abu Dhabi
- Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence * - awaiting confirmation
- Andrea Miglioranzi, Chairman AMIA Verona
- Monica Cerroni, President FISE Assoambiente
- Filippo Brandolini, President Federambiente
Moderator: Alessandro Sasso, President Man.tra
16:00 – 17:30: Conference AIISA: ‘Sanitary control in air ducts’
Gregorio Mangano, Vice President of AIISA
Raffaele Caruso, Secretary-General of AIISA
Stand AfidampFED (Pavilion III)
Municipal waste ‘to measure citizen’: the case history of Verona in comparison with other Italian experiences
The new frontiers of urban view of the Smart Cities, the use of new technologies and active participation by citizens in the cleaning of large cities.
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