The event will take place from 21 to 23 November in Bologna. Conferences, workshops, awards and convivial moments make the Fair an event even smarter and more distinctive.
For 23 years BIG BUYER has focused on the business and is always a window open on the continuous evolution of the market.
At the Fair the totality of the Italian Production and Distribution takes part and, edition after edition, the level of internationality increases: in 2017 the foreign Exhibitors increased by 18% and visited the Buyer Show from 24 countries (European and non-European).
As many as 74% of visitors are decision makers in the purchasing process, which are responsible for all the choices in terms of sell in.
How to get
Bologna is at the center of the largest Italian motorway junction and the Exhibition Center has a DEDICATED HIGHWAY STATION, exit “Bologna Fiera”, just 100m from the BIG BUYER Pavilions.
Exhibitors and visitors have ample parking in adjacent areas, including the large multi-storey Michelino.
More information is available on the Italian motorways website.
On the train
Exhibitors and Visitors of BIG BUYER 2018 will be able to reach BolognaFiere with the Freccia and Italo trains, benefiting from an exceptional reduction in the cost of the Ticket. Large Discounts are available for 1st and 2nd class tickets.
The train station is only a 5/10 minute drive from the Fair.
To reach the Fair from the Station, buses 35 and 38 are available, stopping at P.zza Constitution, in front of the Exhibition District, where a convenient shuttle takes Exhibitors and Visitors in front of the BIG BUYER entrance.
The Guglielmo Marconi airport connects Bologna with the most important national and international hubs and is 10/15 minutes drive from the Fair. For the first one it will be possible to reach Big Buyer 2018 with special air fares with special agreements Air France, KLM.
BLQ buses departing from Guglielmo Marconi airport take you to the Bologna Centrale railway station, where there are buses 35 and 38 that stop at P.zza Costituzione, in front of the Exhibition Center, where a convenient shuttle takes Exhibitors and Visitors to the entry of BIG BUYER.
Those arriving in Bologna by train or plane can easily reach the Fair with a Taxi.
Here are the contacts of the main Taxi services in the city:
Radio Taxi Cotabo – 051372727
Taxi Cat – 0514590