METEF-FOUNDEQ 2014 exhibition

The next edition will be held at the Verona Exhibition Centre, Italy on 11-13 June 2014.


The 2014 edition of METEF-FOUNDEQ, the biennial show regarded as one of the world’s most reputable fairs for the aluminium, technological metals, and foundry sector will be held at the Verona Exhibition Centre, Verona, Italy on 11-13 June 2014. The trade fair complex located in Verona is a most suitable venue to match METEF-FOUNDEQ’s international growth and to consolidate its role as the top reference fair, in particular for Southern Europe and the Mediterranean basin, according to organisers.

The Verona trade fair ground covers 350 000 m² distributed in 12 pavilions, with 12 000 car parking spaces, a Convention Centre with eight halls which seat from 20 to 600 people, and has a representative network in 22 foreign countries.

Focus on 2014 edition
Believing in the effectiveness of differentiation, METEF-FOUNDEQ has researched and will provide customised solutions for exhibitors, targeted services, and different and effective instruments to promote and realise concrete opportunities for demand and supply at an international level, in the belief that an international event must be able to meet the diverse and varied needs of operators.

Conceived as the exhibition dedicated to the aluminum industry, over the years METEF has expanded the business sectors represented, and now includes all metals and the complete production chain with FOUNDEQ – international foundry equipment exhibition, METALRICICLO, dedicated to the industrial recovery and recycling of materials and now, presenting for the first time in Verona, ALUMOTIVE, organised under the patronage of ANFIA, the exhibition dedicated to innovative solutions, components, and technological materials for the original equipment used in the transport industry.

There will also be great attention given to technology transfer through round tables, technical forums, and seminars. The 2014 edition of METEF-FOUNDEQ will host numerous conferences and seminars of a technical-commercial nature with presentations by industry experts on the latest innovations in the aluminium and metals industry.


METEF 2014 and the parallel exhibitions aim to increase the number and quality of contacts thanks to the collaboration with industry associations AMAFOND, CEMAFON, and ASSOMET. The event is expected to be visited by specialized delegations and VIP visitors from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic, Chile, China, Korea, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Morocco, Mexico, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Vietnam, Ukraine, and the USA.

Social events and shows have been scheduled to entertain exhibitors and visitors as well, offering some fun time amid full business activities during and after the trade fair. Amid these, do not miss the Metef Golf tournament, one of the most anticipated events for golf enthusiasts.

The 2012 edition had over 500 exhibitors (375 from abroad) and more than 15 000 visitors. There were also 30 foreign delegations that visited the event from the major countries involved in the metallurgical industry.

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