Bergamo: 8-9 May 2025

The event for the hardware, building and DIY industry.

Ahead of the International Hardware Fair Italy 2025 conference programme, discover the topics addressed in the latest edition!

Timetable Title Programme

The European market in hardware, building and DIY sector.

The strategic drivers 2023 - 2025

10:30 am

Thomas Rosolia, CEO Koelnmesse


10:40 am

John HerbertGeneral Secretary European DIY Retail Association (EDRA) & Global Home Improvement Network (GHIN)

European scenario in DIY, hardware and home improvement

11:00 am

Ivano Garavaglia, Head of Retail GfK

Evolutions in the Home Improvement Sector.
Numbers and challenges of an ever-changing scenario

Panel discussion:
The market after bonuses, between high energy costs and green deals
11:20 am

with Sabrina Canese, President Assofermet Ferramenta

Luca Berti, Credit Safe

Cinzia Vezzosi, Vice-President Assofermet

Vanessa PesentiVice-President ANCE

Giacomo PesentiPresident Gruppo Tecnologie e materiali per l'edilizia Confindustria Bergamo 

Giacinto Giambellini, President Confartigianato Imprese di Bergamo

Challenges and constraints in the post construction incentive market between high energy prices, price speculation and green deal opportunities
Moderation: Alessandra Fraschinitechnical retail journalist, physical and online
2:00 pm  Giulia Arrigoni, Editorial Director TEN -  diyandgarden 2017/2022 evolution and new elements in the Italian DIY landscape
2:20 pm Alessandro Di GiovanniPresident Gruppo Adeo Four proposals for one market.
Adeo's omnichannel vision, which also includes affiliation
3:00 pm Alessandro Samà,CEO Brico Bravo
Filippo Settimi
CEO Agrieuro
Testimonials: Technology, logistics and customer care.
Are they sufficient for the eCommerce of the future?
The peculiarities of home improvement (brico and garden included)
3:45 pm Luca Berardo, President Sercomated, Owner CasaOikos Spa and Presidente di Assoposa The building trade between GDS and home improvement specialist?
Similarities and differences in the modernisation of the channel
4:10 pm Rainer Strnad, Chief Editor DIY International Experiences and innovations from retailers around the world
4:30 pm Marco Orlandelli, President consorzio Made4DIY Manufacturers facing a revolution in the distribution system.
How to face the challenge?
Product of the year 2023 Award 

5:00 pm International Hardware Fair Italy in collaboration with Assofermet Ferramenta The Award is reserved for products characterised by a strong component of originality, in the three proposed categories DESIGN | INNOVATION | GREEN
Friday 5 May