Posts by Fabrizio Raimondi


PARMAforEXPO: extremely positive results for the territorial marketing project promoted by the city of Parma at EXPO

Thanks to a profitable collaboration between public and private stakeholders, during the six months of EXPO Milan 2015, Parma successfully managed to receive 30 foreign delegations by hosting over 400 business and institutional guests on our territory and organizing 217 meetings which involved 151 local companies.

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PARMAforEXPO: a business delegation from Dubai visits Parma

The National Day of the UAE, scheduled for tomorrow at EXPO, has had a preview in Parma, with the visit of the Dubai SME’s management. At the meeting, start a network of business relationships with companies around Parma, also in view of Dubai in 2020.

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PARMAforEXPO: 30 entrepreneurs from the Middle East and North Africa visited Parma

The meeting between the business women delegation, coming from six different countries, and the PARMAforEXPO working group was made possible thanks to the collaboration with UNIDO and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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PARMAforEXPO: meeting with the directors of UNIDO ITPO offices worldwide

The PARMAforEXPO working group illustrated to the guests of UNIDO – United Nations Industrial Development Organization – the specificity of our agrifood system. During the meeting a joint declaration for cooperation between UPI and UNIDO ITPO Italy was signed. Today a delegation from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development also came to Parma.

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PARMAforEXPO: a business mission from the Brazilian State of Bahia comes to Parma

The delegation was led by the President of the Federation of Industries of the State of Bahia, which is comprised of 1,500 associated companies. The meeting mainly focused on two topics: the specificity of the Parma business system and the excellent business relationships between Parma and Brazil.

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PARMAforEXPO: Chinese Television crew visits Parma

The Guangdong TV Journalists, in Italy to cover the upcoming Guangdong Week at the China Pavilion at EXPO 2015,  met the City Councillor Casa and the CEO of the PARMAforEXPO working group Azzali. The Chinese guests then visited some companies epitomizing the excellence of our territory.

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PARMAforEXPO: the Emirate of Ajman lands to Parma in order to learn from the experience of Parma’s territorial marketing project

In view of EXPO 2020 Dubai an institutional representation coming from the smallest of the six states of the United Arab Emirates came to Parma in order to learn from the experience of the PARMAforEXPO marketing project.

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PARMAforEXPO welcomes a delegation representing EU and African countries

The meeting with businesses coming mainly from countries of Sub-Saharan Africa has been organized in collaboration with the European Commission in the frame of the programme ‘From Farm to Fork’ and is aimed at promoting access by local businesses to rapid-growth and increasingly strategic markets.

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PARMAforEXPO: the Minister of Industry of Ethiopia visits our city

The institutional meeting has been organized in collaboration with UNIDO, United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Also the representatives of top Ethiopian food & beverage companies took part in the event. The focus of the meeting held at the premises of UPI – Parma’s Union of Industrialists – was on trade relations between Parma and the East African country.

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PARMAforEXPO: a business delegation from Oman lands in Parma

The Omani delegation is led by the state-owned-enterprise Oman Food Investment Holding Company (OFIC), which invests in agribusiness projects. PARMAforEXPO illustrated to their guests from Oman the specificity of our agri-food system, with a focus on the food processing Industry.

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