Pitti Filati 81: FACTS & FIGURES

Brands/Firms 

132 brands at this edition, 24 of which are from abroad (United Kingdom, Japan, Romania, Peru, Germany, Turkey, New Zealand and South Africa).
 
26 exhibitors in the Fashion at Work area, with 8 from abroad (United Kingdom, Germany).
 
20 exhibitors from Italy and Japan in the KnitClub area.
 
Exhibition area: 
20,000 square meters 
 
Buyers / visitors: 
5,400 buyers attended the June 2016 edition, of these  2,900 dame from more than 50 countries 
 
The key foreign markets are: 
Germany, United Kingdom, France, United States, Japan, Spain, Turkey, Switzerland, Holland, China, Hong Kong, Russia, Sweden, Belgium and South Korea.
 
The NEW NAMES and REENTRIES at this edition include: 
 
ITALY: Filatura Cervinia, Filatura di Crosa, Pettinatura Lagopolane
JAPAN: Burns & Factory, Monteluce, Sato Seni 
NEW ZEALAND: Perino by WoolYarns
PERU: Michell, Alpaca del Perù
SOUTH AFRICA: Mohair South Africa. 
UNITED KINGDOM: Gary Rooney, J.C. Rennie, Knoll, Sophie Steller