COMMENTS FROM EXHIBITORS
AT PITTI BIMBO 88
Gian Giacomo Ferraris, CEO, Roberto Cavalli:
We are really enthusiastic about our participation in Pitti Bimbo 88 with the launch of the Roberto Cavalli Junior ❤ Cracking Art capsule collection. We believe that the fair and Florence are always the perfect context for presenting a project to the press and buyers specialized in the childrenswear sector.
Silvia Panizzi, Managing Director, AMA GIOCONATURALMENTE:
At this edition I found good attendance, even more numerous than the last edition. The position inside Fancy Room guarantees us excellent visibility. We are a company of Italian distributors and for us the presence of Italian buyers was important, I am very satisfied.
Desiree Van Doremalen, Managing Director, Happy Horse, Netherlands:
A really busy edition! This is the third time we have taken part in Pitti Bimbo and I am really satisfied. I like Fancy Room a lot, it is simple to set up and guarantees us visibility. We registered a good balance of Italian and international buyers. We will definitely return for the summer edition!
Alberto Petruzzelli, General Manager, Hape:
Pitti Bimbo is a unique and elegant fair, I find it has actually improved with regard to the services. At this edition we took part inside the Fancy Room section and registered good buyer attendance, I can say that I am satisfied!
Hélène Olivier Schmite, Childrenswear Manager, Yves Salomon:
Pitti Bimbo represents our way of welcoming the clients from all over the world that we don’t meet in Paris and clearly assuages our desire to find new collaborations. We are satisfied with this edition, we registered good attendance and the position inside the Main Pavilion was perfect for us.
Francesco Pizzuti, Managing Director, Ucw-Unique Children Wear (Marcelo Burlon):
Pitti Bimbo is the launch pad and starter motor of the sales campaign, it represents an important moment of encounter for understanding the strengths of our collections. I am satisfied with this edition in terms of the attendance at the Marcelo Burlon stand as well as the interest shown in the launch of the Barbie capsule collection.
Enrico Carnio, Sales Manager, FGF Industry (Blauer):
Pitti Bimbo is the reference fair for the world of childrenswear, in the same way that Pitti Uomo is for menswear. It is a great opportunity for visibility and it is essential to take part. We registered a very high attendance of Italian and European buyers, particularly during the first day of the fair.
Nino Leotta, Kids Sales Director, Ciesse Piumini:
This is the first time we have taken part in Pitti Bimbo and we are very happy to be here. The fair has a creative layout and we met a balanced mix of both Italian and international buyers.
Ophélie Ondo, proprietor, Jolee Mome, Lyon:
This is the first time I have taken part in Pitti Bimbo. The fair is really wonderful and it is very well organized.
Serena Di Scalzo, Creative Director, Loud Apparel:
In this new location inside the Archivi we registered higher attendance compared to the last edition. We met lots of Italian and international buyers, mainly from Asia and Russia. Very good organization.
Thuy T H Pham, Founder, Hannah & Tiff, London:
Pitti Bimbo is a marvelous fair! I was really struck by it. The layout is really creative and great care was taken with every detail. I met a lot of buyers and Italian agents and that was what I was looking for most. It is the first time that I have taken part in a fair in Italy and all my expectations have been amply satisfied.
BM Srl Team (Nice Licensing):
We received a good response, especially during the first day of the fair and on the occasion of the event organized in our space. At this edition we involved brands that dictate the trends of the moment, like the world of video games, lifestyles and the cinema releases for 2019. The service is working well and the companies are even better structured and organized compared to previous editions.