The furniture industry, excellence of Made in Italy: strategic investments and competitive advantages for the international development of the supply chain

April 18 th 2024 16:30 - 17:30 (CEST)

Curated by Intesa Sanpaolo

In the wake of two remarkable years of soaring growth, with exports still thriving, particularly in some manufacturing districts, the Italian furniture and furnishings sector faced a downturn in 2023. Sustainability and Investment are strategic cornerstones for the sector’s global expansion, in which superb design, sustainable innovation, creativity, and quality make it an example of Italian excellence. 

During a talk hosted by Intesa Sanpaolo that will kick off with an overview of an ever-evolving landscape, several companies and start-ups will share their journeys toward growth. Insights and tools will then be offered to support the supply chain’s competitive edge and international development.

Anna Roscio, Executive Director SME Sales & Marketing Intesa Sanpaolo
Stefania Trenti, Head of Industry and Local Economies Research Intesa Sanpaolo
Giorgio Castagno, Founder, Wave
Stefania Lazzaroni, General Manager, Altagamma Foundation
Ludovica Palomba e Roberto Serafini, Architects and Designers, Founders of Studio Palomba Serafini

Moderator: Enrico Pagliarini


Arena Drafting Futures, Pavilion 14