The fifth edition of the Agrilevante came to a close today with the registration of an ongoing increase shown the exhibiting manufacturers, in the internationalization of the event and the number of initiatives on cultural points and the dissemination of knowledge on technical issues. Up to today, a record number of visitors for this year’s trade fair was reported up by 70.700, 3.164 arriving from abroad, for a gain of 21% over the most recent edition. The next Agrilevante is already scheduled for October 2019.
A conference on analyses of the phenomena threatening the land and the environment was held in Bari in the Agrilevante setting. Fires, disintegration and drought afflict enormous areas of the Italian territory where it is up to multi-functional farming to care for the land. A fundamental role is played by agricultural machinery capable of providing suitable technologies or purpose-built machinery for these maintenance tasks.
More than fifty events for the general public add color to the schedule of the international exposition on agricultural mechanization running in Bari from October 12 to 15. Economic and technical issues are taken up in assemblies sponsored by FederUnaComa, the Puglia Region, the University of Bari, UNACMA and ITABIA among others.
One of the Agrilevante exhibition key factors is still the participation of official delegations from abroad organized by FederUnacoma with the financial and organizational help of ICE, the Italian Trade Agency. These official delegations are made up of selected business people, some 150 of them arriving from 40 countries for a heavy schedule of meetings with the exhibiting manufacturers. For these business-to-business encounters a special area has been furnished for dealing with representative of companies supplying machinery of specific interest.
300 industries will be taking part at Agrilevante 2017, mainly from Italy as well as Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Japan, The UK, Greece, Ireland, The Netherlands, Spain, The United States, Sweden and Switzerland bringing ranges of their most prestigious brand name models. The exposition area for the review comes to 53,000 square meters, the same as the area allocated for the 2015 edition, plus 2,000 square meters covered set aside to link pavilions 18 and 11. The expectation for this year's event is greater than 60,000 visitors.
Five innovations, three mentions and one blue award: these are the results of the technical innovations contest promoted by FederUnacoma at Agrilevante 2017. Among the innovations awarded a shredder, a transversal leveling system for combine harvester, a compact tool carrier, precision interlacer, a system for controlling temperature and humidity for small fruits. The technical news section will be exhibited in Bari in a dedicated outdoor area between the Edilizia entry and the New Pavilion
The procedure for registering for free entry to the 2017 edition of Agrilevante has been activated. Following registration it will be possible to receive via the email indicated the ticket for direct access to the trade fair. The ticket will include a QR Code with the visitor's e-card.
All the exhibitors participating in Agrilevante 2017 can enter the New Technologies Competition staged during the trade fair and sponsored by FederUnacoma. The deadline for taking part is Friday, June 30th.
The fifth edition of the exposition dedicated to agricultural machinery and technologies presented in Paris, at Sima by FederUnacoma. Exhibitors and business people from countries throughout the Mediterranean region and Sub-saharan Africa will arrive in the city in the Puglia region to take in specific technologies and productions suitable for the region's climate. Also expected are more than 60,000 visitors taking part in the event.
A total of 1,297 tractors were registered in the region in the year 2016, a 14% decrease compared to the previous year. The implementation of the Rural Development Plan and funding by INAIL should encourage a recovery of the market and contribute to the replacement of the machines that are mostly obsolete.
The international review of machinery and plant for agricultural supply chains is set for October 12 to 15 in Bari. The number of foreign delegations arriving, organized by FederUnacoma in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency, ICE, is on the increase and a special event planned for the trade fair is an international forum focused on the development of agriculture in the Mediterranean and Africa.