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The latest news from BolognaFiere S.p.A.:

OBUV’ MIR KOZHI: THE RUSSIAN MARKET’S FAVOURITE FOOTWEAR IS ITALIAN

The spring edition of OBUV’ MIR KOZHI has concluded in Moscow with great satisfaction expressed by the Italian footwear producers involved. Around 4,500 professional operators attended the event over the four days of the exhibition that involved 110 exhibitors, of whom 50 were representing ‘Made in Italy’ footwear.

BFS IS GROWING AND OPENING UP TO NEW BUSINESS

BolognaFiere has announced a further development in the company’s business that is paving the way to new commercial opportunities: BFS (BolognaFiere Servizi) is expanding its perimeter of action, further extending the spheres in which the company is active.

A NON-BINDING TERM-SHEET HAS BEEN SIGNED FOR THE MERGER OF IEG AND BOLOGNAFIERE

Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A. (“IEG”) and BolognaFiere S.p.A. (“BF”), the leading companies in the Italian trade fair and congress market, declare to have signed a non-binding term-sheet (the “Term-Sheet”) with the objective of effecting a merger between IEG and BF on the basis of a merger exchange ratio equal to 1:1 and according to a modality that is yet to be defined by both parties (the “Merger”).

BOLOGNAFIERE: PRESIDENT AND BOARD AGREE TO REDUCE THEIR OWN SALARIES

The President of BolognaFiere, Gianpiero Calzolari, and the board of directors have agreed to reduce their own salaries by 50% in view of the delicate economic situation that the country is experiencing because of the Covid-19 emergency and the resulting lockdown.

57^ BOLOGNA CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR CANCELLED

In parallel, Bologna Licensing Trade Fair as well awaits all the professional community in 2021 It is with great sadness that BolognaFiere announces the decision to cancel the 57th Bologna Children’s Book Fair - BCBF. As a consequence, Bologna Licensing Trade Fair has either been cancelled.

BOLOGNAFIERE GROUP ANNOUNCES THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE EVENTS SCHEDULED DURING THE MONTHS OF FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2020 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MEASURES ADOPTED TO COUNTER THE NOVEL CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19)

In compliance with the orders and indications from the Italian authorities, beginning with the communications from the Ministry of Health and Minister Roberto Speranza, and the Emilia Romagna Regional Administration, and its President Stefano Bonaccini, the BolognaFiere Group announces the postponement, of a precautionary nature, of the events scheduled during the months of February and March 2020 at the Exhibition Centres in Bologna, Modena and Ferrara.