WMF 2023

EXPO AREA

The Best of International Innovation: AI, Robotics, Startups, Digital-Tech

15 · 16 · 17 JUNE  2023 / RIMINI EXPO CENTRE

WMF 2023 in NUMBERS
+100.000
SCHEDULED MEETINGS
+670
EXHIBITORS
+60.000
ATTENDEES
+89
COUNTRIES
10
PAVILLIONS
+100
EVENTS
+1.000
SPEAKERS
+2.000
STARTUP & INVESTORS
MAINSTAGE
+100 TALKS and SHOWS
+100
STAGES
+6 MLN
LIVE STREAMING VIEWERS
+30
BANDS
+100
INSTITUTIONAL GUESTS

10 pavilions of innovation

+670 Exhibitors


  • Thematic Districts

  • B2B meetings and networking

  • Events on startups, creators, esports, cinema and more

From June 15-17, 2023 at the Rimini Expo Centre, the WMF, International Trade Fair and Festival on Tech and Digital Innovation, brings together the best of global innovation.

10 pavilions host thematic exhibition districts including those on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Startups, eSports and Publishing, and welcome exhibitors and realities from all over the world including startups, institutional delegations, investment funds, companies offering cybersecurity services, web consulting, e-commerce, hosting, martech and marketing automation, IoT, VR, printing, HR and CMS and much more: realities with which you can organize an agenda full of networking moments, business matching, B2B meetings.

International Delegations at WMF2023

from 89 Countries

Arabia Saudita
Argentina
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
China
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Egypt
Estonia
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
Irland
Israel
Lebanon
Lithuania
Malaysia
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
United Kingdom
Serbia
Slovenia
Spain
South Africa
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine
Hungary
U.S.A

Take a look at the WMF Expo Area

THEMATIC DISTRICT

Companies | Startup | Events

Startup & VC District

Startup & VC District

The expo area dedicated to Startups, Scaleups, Accelerators, Incubators, innovative SMEs and investor delegations from all over the world. Inside, events and initiatives to encourage meetings with investors, incubators and international players.

Creators District

Creators District

The district is dedicated to the world of content creation, agencies and their Creators, a vertical stage, the Creators live for live streaming from the Festival, the Creators Hive for working content in peace during the three days, and much more.

AI District

AI District

The best Artificial Intelligence solutions in a dedicated district thanks to the presence of Italian and international companies: they present products, software, services, and the latest innovations in AI.

Martech & E-Commerce District

Martech & E-Commerce District

Web Agencies, Tools and Services for E-commerce and leading digital players in an exhibition district present their solutions during the 3-day event.

Maker&Tech District

Maker&Tech District

A space reserved for new technologies, robotics, drones and the most innovative products. Research institutes, Makers and innovative SMEs will be able to present their technology projects.

Other Districts

Other Districts

Districts also include those dedicated to institutions, territories-with villages, municipalities and cities for tourism promotion-to the world of publishing, as well as to the digital market and work.

ROBOTICS

Humanoids | Prototypes | Show

Some of the robots you'll get to see

Robot Sophia

Robot Sophia

The world's most advanced humanoid, a social android combining Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Teotronico and Robidone

Teotronico and Robidone

Teotronico, the pianist robot, and Robidone, the environmentalist robot, were made using salvaged materials!

One Love Machine

One Love Machine

One Love Machine, the band composed of robots made entirely of recycled metal materials will perform at the fairgrounds.

First Lego League

First Lego League

A spin-off of First Lego League: at WMF it will be possible to design and build autonomous robots and apply them to real-world problems of great ecological, economic and social interest.

Metaglove, Animations CG and Exoskeletons

Metaglove, Animations CG and Exoskeletons

A glove that uses innovative quantum tracking technologies, CG animation systems and exoskeletons that can be worn on the human body.

Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) Technologies at WMF

Check out below the technologies you can see at the IIT booth that has been developed by the Unit for Visually Impaired People team, coordinated by Monica Gori.
All of these systems are designed to be used by visually impaired people, both adults and children.

ABBIThe smart bracelet

ABBI

The smart bracelet

A CE-marked medical device that combines sounds and movements for rehabilitation and recovery of spatial and social interaction skills in visually impaired boys and girls.

Audio-Classes

Audio-Classes

An acoustic virtual reality system to study spatial memory in blind people

SoBu

SoBu

An app with the same functionality as ABBI, but which can be installed on smartwatches and smartphones.

Webapp WeDrawThe learning suite

Webapp WeDraw

The learning suite

A tablet app developed in collaboration with the DeAgostini school that uses sound sensory stimuli to teach boys and girls with visual impairments.

TECH SHOWS AND PERFORMANCES

Do you want to interview Gravity during WMF?

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Job Placement

Among the thematic events found in the Expo Area is the Digital Job Fair, dedicated to professionals and companies in the Digital-Tech sector.

Inside, numerous initiatives are structured to facilitate the meeting between companies with open positions and professionals seeking employment. By taking advantage of the service, which is also active on the official WMF web app, if you represent a company you can select and meet resources in the ICT sector, senior professionals, Creators, junior resources and students entering the world of work; if, on the other hand, you are a professional looking for a job, you can request an interview from hundreds of companies from different industries: from martech to artificial intelligence, from tourism to e-commerce and many others.

B2B & B2C Opportunities

Come to WMF to make your business meetings

During the three-day event, meeting and business matching opportunities are organized that are ideal for stimulating connections between companies, professionals, startups, investors and PAs.

Inside each pavilion, you will find B2B Areas where it will be possible to book desks and conduct business meetings with companies, startups or investment funds from +89 countries. Not only that, the digital job placement service will always be active, to facilitate the meeting between the supply and demand of jobs in the digital-tech sector, and several speed meetings will be held to bring professionals and realities present closer in a more informal context.

Take the opportunity to create business synergies at B2B and B2C levels.

OPEN STAGE

49 Open Stage scheduled

Content Creators Stage
AI for PMI
AI for education
Work, HR & Digital Skills
and many more!

AUTOMOTIVE

4 Wheel | 2 Wheel | Autonomous Driving

Full speed ahead into the future

Futuristic Cars & Motorcycles

Futuristic Cars & Motorcycles

Innovation applied to mobility: on display you will find three futuristic cars and a motorcycle to discover and touch the latest automotive innovations.

Autonomous car model

Autonomous car model

You will be able to observe the new frontiers of autonomous driving: an ad hoc track will be built on which cars developed by the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and those of the University of Bologna will compete!

GAMING & RELAX

Gameplay | Virtual Reality | Relax

TeamSystem

During the three days of the event at the Expo Area, in the Pool area, you can relax in the TeamSystem area. Inside, various recreational activities will be organized for participants to enjoy, such as challenges, quizzes, contests, and other entertaining activities. Also, don't miss the highlight of the first day of the WMF: you will have the opportunity to watch the UEFA Nations League semifinal between Spain and Italy live on Thursday, the 15th, from 20:45. The match will be held at the FC Twente Stadium in Enschede!

PLAYGROUNDS

Handball | Fencing

MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENTS

Emerging Bands | DJs | Buskers

Discover some sponsors and exhibitors of WMF

Tipo

Ambito