Smau 2022, from 11 to 12 October at FieraMilanoCity, is one of the historic fairs on the Italian scene. Established in 1964, the event takes its name from the acronym “Office Equipment and Machinery Exhibition”. A place to do business and where you can find all the innovation for your work.
Innovation that at the time was declined in faxes and early computer models, but which has always been the focus around which the confrontation between companies, institutions, associations and media has been ignited, which have found here the reference event in Italy.
Over the years, the event has evolved and, after a brief consumer period, under the leadership of Pierantonio Macola, the show has returned to its original essence as an event dedicated to companies.
Many changes have occurred since then. Starting with the roadshow on the Italian territory that led to the birth of Smau stages in the main regions, up to the events in Berlin and London.
Without forgetting the Academy that takes care of professional updating with free workshops, to be watched now also on video and heard in podcasts.
Smau 2022 is a meeting and discussion platform that involves the entire innovation ecosystem: from companies in all sectors to startups, incubators, accelerators, digital players and PA.
A proven format of events that combines, as main ingredients, networking, professional training and the sharing of case histories of Italian companies with innovation projects. Without forgetting the physical dimension that becomes an opportunity to hold meetings and to touch innovation first-hand.
An increasingly international dimension
Since 2015, with the first edition of Smau Berlin, the roadshow on the Italian territory has been accompanied by new events and initiatives to encourage the creation of direct relationships with companies, operators and international investors interested in getting in touch with Italian realities. to trace new innovative paths in the Agrifood, Advanced Manufacturing, e-Health, Fashion & Design, Smart Communities, Fintech sectors.
Smau 2022 www.smau.it is a proven format that since 2018 has also been created in London and which in the future will also add Paris.
Focus on training
Smau Academy is the free training and professional updating platform active 365 days a year. It is aimed at Italian entrepreneurs, managers and professionals who want to increase their skills on different topics.
Every year, thanks to the support of a network of independent speakers, Smau realizes over 700 free 50-minute workshops as part of the stages of the Roadshow around Italy. One of the main objectives of Smau 2022 is to spread the culture of innovation through short training pills, to be studied in depth, subsequently through direct contact and handshake.
Through the free Smau Academy platform, a selection of the videos of the most followed workshops of his Roadshow are made available free of charge, which can be viewed directly from the smauacademy.it website. The podcasts of the workshops are available on iTunes and Spotify.