Special Initiatives 2023

Special Initiatives at MECSPE Bari 2023:

CNA Produzione

Founded in 1946, the CNA, National Confederation of Crafts and Small and Medium Enterprises, has over 622,000 members who employ over 1.2 million people. CNA represents the largest representative association distributed in the territory.

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Confartigianato is the Europe’s largest network representing the interests of and providing services to crafts and micro and small enterprises.

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Absolutely consistent with the themes of the event – innovation, digitalization and sustainability – , Confimi Industria Bari will be a protagonist at MECSPE Bari with the project “AGORA’ CONFIMI INDUSTRIA BARI” a group of companies from the Apulia region that will offer visitors networking opportunities with exhibitors and partners in the area and educational moments, thanks to a rich program of events organized by the associates.

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Confindustria Puglia – Association of Industrialists of Puglia represents and protects the requests of all companies in the manufacturing, services, third sector, extractive industry, energy supply, transport, construction, tourism and entertainment, through continuous and constructive relationships with various public institutions.

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Exhibition Core

MECSPE organize each year an EXHIBITION CORE of the event, a special initiative aimed at anticipating trends for the market and popularizing innovation content, through the realization of demonstration production chains, round tables, speeches and moments of comparisons, carried out with the collaboration of partners, exhibitors of the event and technical sponsors of the initiative.

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MECSPE Young&Career

The Young&Career project at MECSPE Bari is a meeting place for supply and demand for professional opportunities in the manufacturing industry, for highly specialized figures, that are often difficult to find for businessmen.

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MECSPE Sustainability Pathway

The EcoFriendly Path evolves into the Sustainability Path, an initiative aimed at giving visibility and rewarding exhibitors who have already embarked on a sustainability path.

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Training Square 4.0

From the collaboration between MECSPE and FONDAZIONE ITS A. CUCCOVILLO is born Training Square 4.0, a space where ITS and Partner companies talk about their collaboration and the opportunities for the Territory. The purpose of this area is to make more evident the importance of the link between Company and Education, through the active contribution of the students, the real protagonists.

Today, it is crucial for companies to be able to take advantage from resources already equipped with high innovative technical skills, such as ITS students.

The Square consists of a Speech Area, with a rich calendar of speeches, and a Demonstration Area where company partners will present their solutions and products, again through the involvement of students who have had the opportunity to use them.

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Innovation Square

R&D, materials and technologies for the energy transition
Focus: Aeronautics – Hydrogen – Artificial Intelligence

MECSPE’s return to Bari takes place under the theme of innovation. In a region that has a cluster dedicated to aeronautics, high-tech industries and research centers such as the Politecnico di Bari and CETMA, the PIAZZA DELL’INNOVAZIONE PER LA TRANSIZIONE ENERGETICA finds its natural location within MECSPE, Italy’s leading technology fair for the industry.

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TMP Square

TMP actively participates with some associates in the TMP Square, in order to consolidate the relationship between manufacturing realities in the plastics sector,

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Politecnico di Bari

The Piazza dedicated to Politecnico di Bari, shared with Confindustria Puglia, returns to MECSPE Bari, through the display of some of the most innovative projects of the Politecnico and a rich calendar of events and round tables in Arena B, located nearby.

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Start Up Factory

MECSPE, which has always stood by SMEs and microenterprises, proposes once again at MECSPE BARI the Start Up Factory, a well-established and successful formula in the Mecspe Bologna editions, in collaboration with important entities such as SprintX, Gellify and Industrio Ventures, accelerators and investors in manufacturing startups.

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AIDAM Village

AIDAM – Italian Association of Mechanical Automation – founded in 1999 with the aim of representing the innovative industrial sector of Mechatronics. With over 65 member companies, AIDAM provides high-tech manufacturing solutions and practical services of common interest by creating synergies with the industry’s research and cultural development hubs.

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ASCOMUT is the Association representing companies importing and distributing in Italy: machine tools, tooling, ancillary equipment and accessories, measuring machinery and instruments, chemical products for manufacturing and maintenance.

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