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Trade mission of US Journalists and Architects to CERSAIE 2009 - Bologna, Italy - September 29-October 3
This year marks the 27th anniversary of Cersaie, the world's largest international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings. In addition to top products, Cersaie will host ‚ÄúBuilding, Dwelling, Thinking‚ÄĚ, a conference program focusing on new industry trends, remodeling, sustainable architecture and social design. The event will feature more than 50 speakers and include a keynote presentation by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano. His session called ‚ÄúCreating Architecture‚ÄĚ will focus on his internationally recognized projects and is sure to be inspirational and informative.
The Ceramic Tile Center of the Italian Trade Commission in New York, together with Confindustria Ceramica ‚Äď the industry association ‚Äď has invited a delegation of US journalists and architects to attend Cersaie 2009 in Bologna, Italy.
Media representatives from prestigious trade and consumer magazines, such as Architect, Architectural Record, Contract, Dwell, Interior Design, Better Homes & Gardens, Metropolitan Home and others will be able to experience the show's cutting-edge products, modern designs and foremost trends firsthand, and share their findings with the American marketplace.
As part of the 2009 Ceramic Tiles of Italy Design Competition Award, the principal/project manager from each of the three winning architectural firms will also join the delegation. These include: Cooper Carry (commercial category winner), Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture (residential category winner) and Baldinger Architectural Studio (institutional category winner).
For more information about the trade show visit: www.cersaie.it.
Image: Cersaie 2009 poster by Mario Botta.