Torino Fashion Match

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29/30 June – 1July 2019

Palazzo della Luce - Torino

Whithin the Torino Fashion Week, Unioncamere Piemonte , as member of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the world’s largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with international ambitions, will organize the 4° edition of Torino FashionMatch, a matchmaking event addressed to textile and fashion industry where companies, fashion designers, buyers, producers, distributors and retailers, will meet potential business and technological international partners in pre-scheduled meetings.

The b2b is realized in collaboration with the EEN Sector Group Textile and Fashion, committed to bring European fashion and textile producers together to enhance opportunities and commercial partnerships finding partners for joint projects, exploring new markets as well as sharing knowledge, ideas, innovation and inspiration.

In collaboration with the Turin Chamber of commerce, international buyers and retailers will be invited to the brokerage event on the 29/30 June and 1 July.


The b2b is addressed to:
- Fashion Designer/Stylists (garments and accessories)
- Young designers and producers
- Textile and accessories’ manufactures companies and brands
- Retailers, distributors, sales agent and representative
- E-commerce agencies
- Buyers
- Experts on fashion industry
- Coaching and innovator for fashion industry
- University/R&D Institution looking for new partnerships
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Workshops:

Participants are invited to attend thematic Workshops, with international speakers, on:

1. Circular Economy and Sustainability asset in the Fashion System
2. Innovation, Digitization and communication in the Fashion system
3. Going international, European supports and intercultural connections
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Participants will have the possibility to:

_ Attend EEN B2B sessions
_ Meet international Buyers and new business partners in pre-scheduled meetings
_ Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations with international partners
_ Find new business partners
_ Showcase items during b2b
_ Get latest information on Fashion and Textile new technologies, trends and innovations

The Enterprise Europe Network, co-financed by the European Commission, helps businesses innovate and grow on an international scale.
The Network is active in more than 60 countries worldwide. It brings together 3,000 experts from more than 600 member organisations – all renowned for their excellence in business support.
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Unioncamere Piemonte:

Unioncamere Piemonte is the Association of the Chambers of Commerce of the region, institutional voices of a system of about 400 thousand companies.

It represents the access door to the regional entrepreneurial system, to the national and European network of Chambers of Commerce.
Unioncamere Piemonte can ensure an important commitment as representative of the whole regional system of Chamber of commerce, as well as thanks to its strict relationships with policy makers,companies, professional organizations and universities.

To achieve this goal, Unioncamere Piemonte participates in the main international networks that bring together skills and relations on the local, national and european level offering a gateway to Europe to foster cross-border cooperation.

Since 2008, Unioncamere Piemonte is member of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) providing services to companies located in Piedmont, especially SMEs, i.e.:

• advice on EU funding programs, advice on EU legislation
• assists local SMEs in internationalization and innovation
• promotion of international cooperation opportunities
• organization of brokerage events


The involvement in international projects and the membership in transnational structures such as the Enterprise Europe Network guarantees the support to promote technological transfer opportunities from local companies abroad.

Within the EEN Unioncamere Piemonte is a part of the Sector Group Textile & Fashion that offers tailored support to help textile and fashion SMEs innovate and grow internationally.
Through joint activities the Sector Groups supports companies finding clients and co-operation partners for joint projects, finding innovative technological solutions, exploring new markets, learning about EU programs as well as sharing knowledge, ideas and innovation.
It can also count on a long term experience in the organization of b2b events and company missions to facilitate international collaborations among clients coming from different countries and interested in creating international partnerships.
It is also member of INSME, a global and international network that put in contact the main important international agency and supporters of small and medium enterprises through international activities and initiatives.


Main activities to foster innovation and competitiveness:
• Knowledge and Promotion of Local Technology Sectors
• Support to R&D projects
• Promotion and attendance to Enterprise Europe Network/European Commission international events
• Tailored assistance for Smes on Eu policies, funding, regulations and public competitions
• Promotion of women and young enterprises
• Support smes’ access to credit


The involvement in international projects and the membership in transnational structures guarantees the support to promote technological transfer opportunities from local companies abroad.
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