The online ticket office of Made in Steel Milano, the international Conference & Exhibition dedicated to the steel supply chain scheduled at Fieramilano Rho from 9 to 11 May, has been open since 16 March. Organized by siderweb – The steel community, the event offers opportunities for business and reflection, relationships and knowledge. In fact, it is, at the same time, an exhibition showcase and a cultural pole which, through conferences, forums and round tables, aims to encourage competitive collaboration and the exchange of information.
Title of the tenth edition “GENERATIONS, re-imagining our world”. And it is precisely the changes that the global steel industry is implementing that will be discussed in the conferences in the siderweb Conference Room, the core of the three days, which will be attended by over 25 speakers, analysts and decision makers of the supply chain, from Italy and Europe.
Francesca Morandi, content manager of siderweb: “A title that contains many souls and themes. From internationalization to the new generations, from diversity to innovation, from sustainability to a new story that concerns us all. As many souls as there are challenges and opportunities that the supply chain will face in the coming years”.
Furthermore, on Wednesday 10 May, the siderweb Conference Room will host the annual general meeting of Federacciai.
Made in Steel Milano: a key event for the sector
At the event, which already sold out the exhibition spaces in December and which in the meantime has collected another 50 excess requests for participation, there will be over 280 exhibitors arriving from 20 countries, representing the steel supply chain.
Over 50 international buyers, who will meet qualified operators in the supply chain thanks to the collaboration between Made in Steel and ICE – Agency for the promotion abroad and the internationalization of Italian companies.
Paolo Morandi, managing director siderweb and Made in Steel, remarked how the fair is now a key appointment for the world of steel. “A siderweb event that has focused on its dual soul since its inception: Conference on the one hand, with quality content and insights into market trends; Exhibition on the other, therefore a moment of relationship and business for all the players in the supply chain”.
Market trends in 2023
While waiting for the inauguration of Made in Steel Milano www.madeinsteel.it, the latest forecasts from the experts see the national and European steel supply chain drop its activity in the first half of the year. In the second half, however, we will see the return of the positive sign.
Overall, the activity of the user sectors is expected to rise by 1% in 2023.
As for steel production, 145.3 million tonnes were churned out worldwide in January, down 3.3% (source: World Steel Association). The EU produced 10.3 million tons (-15.2%) and Italy, according to Federacciai, 1.6 million (-14.7%).
Finally, steel prices are in an upward trend, after the general slowdown in the second half of 2022.