We Make Future

International Trade Fair and Festival
on Tech and Digital Innovation

13 - 14 - 15 JUNE 2024 | BOLOGNAFIERE & ONLINE

Full Ticket at 99€+VAT only until March 7th

WMF 2023 in NUMBERS
+89
COUNTRIES
10
PAVILLIONS
+100
STAGES
+1.000
SPEAKERS
MAINSTAGE
+100 TALKS and SHOWS
+30
BANDS and DJS
+130
INSTITUTIONAL GUESTS
+2.000
STARTUPS and INVESTORS
+670
EXHIBITORS
+150
CREATORS

The Planet's Largest Innovation Event

WMF is a global platform for building the future

An accelerator of culture, education, and innovation that operates as a tool in service of society, connecting Italy and the world.

3 days, over 100 events, and a unique format that combines Expo, Education, B2B Meetings, Networking, Culture, Concerts, Shows, and Entertainment within the spaces of BolognaFiere.

People and businesses meet technology, digital and artificial intelligence to build a better future.

Discover some of the events and initiatives of WMF 2024
STAND 2024
STAND 2024

At WMF 2023 10 pavilions, over 670 exhibitors as startups, investment funds, and companies, showcasing the best of global innovation! Book your stand: WMF is the place to be!

TICKET 2024
TICKET 2024

Buy on offer until March 7ththe Full Ticket for only €99+VAT. Access the entire WMF - We Make Future at the lowest price ever! Buy your tickets now and be part of this incredible event!

STARTUP COMPETITION
STARTUP COMPETITION

Apply for the 12th edition of the largest international competition for startups and enter the innovative ecosystem of the WMF. In 2023, +3.000 innovation stakeholders.

CALL FOR SPEAKER
CALL FOR SPEAKER

Share your experience with thousands of people from around the world, submit your application, and become one of the key figures in the next edition of WMF!

INTERNATIONAL ROADSHOW
INTERNATIONAL ROADSHOW

Internationalize your business with the WMF Roadshow. Sponsor the scheduled events, become a partner, or be a speaker at the next stops.

The First Speakers of WMF 2024

Matt Navarra
UK
SOCIAL MEDIA
Social Media Consultant and Industry Analyst
Paul Rotzer
US
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Founder & CEO

Marketing AI Institute
CARI MILLER
US
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Founder / Principle Researcher

Marketing AI Institute
Dan Burgar
CA
VR / AR
CEO
Frontier Collective
AGNIESZKA OLEKSYN
PL
CLIMATE CHANGE
Head of the Institute of Sustainability
Łazarski University
Siyabulela Mandela
ZA
HUMAN RIGHTS
Consultant for Africa Region & Journalists for Human Rights


Arthur Mosiak
IE
ADVERTISING
Regional Senior Product Lead
Google
Lavalend
IT
CREATORS
Performer, divulgatrice, conduttrice e content creator
Laura Marchetti
IE
ADVERTISING
YouTube Ads Product Lead, EMEA
Google
Mohab Fekry
IE
ADVERTISING
Staff Software Engineer, gTech Ads
Google
Jenn Herman
US
SOCIAL MEDIA
Board Member | Instagram Expert | Consultant
Social Media Pulse
Gilad Rosenzweig
US
URBAN PLANNING
Executive Director
MITdesignX
Shalini Kurapati
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Co-founder and CEO
Clearbox AI
Stefano Bonaccini
IT
INSTITUTIONS
President
Emilia-Romagna Region
Jay Richards
UK
DIGITAL STRATEGY
CEO
Imagen Insights
Massimo Bugani
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
Councilor for Digital Innovation
City of Bologna
Francesco Ubertini
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
President
CINECA
Guido Scorza
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Member
Italian Data Protection Authority
Gianluca Sgueo
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Professor of Digital Democracy
Sciences Po Paris
Gianluca Misuraca
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Founder
Inspiring Futures
Brando Benifei
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Member
European Parliament
Maurizio Carta
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Architetto, Urbanista e Professore
Università di Palermo
Federico Vezza
IT
DIGITAL STRATEGY
Founder & Fractional Manager
@consulenzaconfusa
Francesco Billari
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Rettore
Università Bocconi
Valerio Bassan
IT
MEDIA INNOVATION
Author & Strategist
Vincenzo Colla
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Councilor for Economic Development
Emilia-Romagna Region
Frabrizio Morgera
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
Senior Investor
European Investment Bank
Donata Columbro
IT
JOURNALISM
giornalista, scrittrice e divulgatrice
Alexander Novicov
UK
DIGITAL STRATEGY
CEO
Way Boutique Agency
Weza Bombo Joao
CH
CLIMATE CHANGE
Junior Consultant
EY Sustainability
Alessandro Vozza
NL
DEV
CNCF Ambassador & Platform Advocate
Solo.io
Sergio Barile
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Professore Economia e Gestione delle Imprese
Università di Roma “La Sapienza”
Nicola Gratteri
IT
LEGALITY
Procuratore della Repubblica
Tribunale di Napoli
Matteo Lorito
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Rettore
Università di Napoli Federico II
Giuseppe Lombardo
IT
LEGALITY
Deputy prosecutor
Reggio Calabria Anti-Mafia Prosecutor's Office
Noa Segre
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
Head of Value Creation
Digital Magics
Massimo Carnelos
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
Head of Technological Innovation and Startup
MAECI
Antonio Pescapè
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Ordinario di Ingegneria Informatica
Università di Napoli
Arjan Schoorl
NL
ADVERTISING
Co-owner & SEA Specialist
Flowboost
Elisabetta Rotolo
IT
CREATIVITY
CEO & Founder, Creative and Executive Producer
Multiverse Institute ForArts And Technology
Matthew Chavira
US
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
CEO
Prophets of AI
Emanuele Mercanti
NL
DEV
Machine Learning Engineer
Reddit
Cairo Arevalo
DO
BLOCKCHAIN
Manager - Entrepreneurship & Special Projects
PROMIPYME RD
Peter Kruger
IT
AGRIFOOD-TECH
President
Agrifood-Tech Italia
Giovanna Cosenza
IT
GENDER GAP
Full Professor
Università di Bologna
Gianluca Fiorelli
ES
SEO
Strategic & International SEO Consultant
Andrea Ciraolo
IT
CREATORS
Content Creator
Alessandro De Concini
IT
CREATORS
Imprenditore digitale / Content creator / Divulgatore / Insegnante
Jennifer Poni
IT
CREATORS
Content Creator & Mental Health Advocate
Floriana Bulfon
IT
LEGALITY
Journalist. Investigations on organized crime, cyber, terrorism
Leoucifero
IT
CREATORS
Comedy Content Creator & Attore
Samu Dibe
IT
CREATORS
Comedy Content Creator
Giovanni Teneggi
IT
SOCIAL COOPERATION
Esperto di Imprese Cooperative e Comunitarie
Daniele Pucci
IT
RESEARCH
Head of Artificial and Mechanical Intelligence
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Massimo Chiriatti
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Chief Technical & Innovation Officer
Lenovo
Cristiano Carriero
IT
CREATORS
Founder La Content | Author | Storyteller
Monica Orsino
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Sn. Learning & Development Manager
Microsoft
Gala Ivkovic
IT
HUMAN RIGHTS
Project Manager
Rondine Cittadella della Pace
Riccardo Scandellari
IT
DIGITAL STRATEGY
Advisor sui temi di Marketing, Branding e Comunicazione
Francesco Profumo
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
Professore del Politecnico di Torino
Nicolò Cappelletti
IT
BRAND
Vice Responsabile Area Comunicazione
IUSVE
Marco Quadrella
IT
WEB ANALYTICS
COO Consulting
Search On Media Group
Alessio Pomaro
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Head of AI
Search On Media Group
Gabriele Benedetti
IT
ADVERTISING
Digital Marketing Expert
Search On Media Group
Giorgio Taverniti
IT
SEO
Co-Founder, Head of SEO & AI Tech
Search On Media Group
Mauro Lupi
IT
DIGITAL STRATEGY
Digital Business | Senior Consultant | Strategy Director
Paolo Dello Vicario
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
CEO
ByTek
Andrea Conti
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
Ecosystem Lead South Europe - Italy
EIT Digital
Jacopo Perfetti
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Co-founder
Oblique.ai and PromptDesign.it
Michele Pio Di Pasquale
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Creative Technologist | Consultant | Teacher | Communicator
Maximiliano Firtman
AR
DEV
Independent App Development Expert & Author
Ali Gokdemir
TR
RESEARCH
Educator, Researcher & Book Author
Federico Menna
BE
OPEN INNOVATION
Chief Executive Officer
EIT Digital
Giuseppe Mayer
IT
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
CEO
Antifragile
Daniele Chieffi
IT
BRAND
Giornalista, comunicatore, reputation manager, docente. Partner fondatore
Bi Wise
Valentine Leroy
FR
SOCIAL MEDIA
TikTok
Enrica Sabatini
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
Co-founder
Camelot SB
Davide Casaleggio
IT
E-COMMERCE
CEO
Casaleggio Associati
Rosa Grimaldi
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Delegata del Sindaco alla Promozione Economica, Impatto del Tecnopolo, ICC e attrattività internazionale
Nino Cartabellotta
IT
RESEARCH
Presidente
Fondazione GIMBE
Giancarla Pancione
IT
TECH FOR NO PROFIT
Marketing and Fundraising Director
Save the Children
Maurizio Forte
IT
INSTITUTIONS
Dirigente della Direzione Centrale Settori dell'Export
Agenzia ICE
Emergency
IT
TECH FOR NO PROFIT
RDS
IT
WWF
IT
TECH FOR NO PROFIT
CDP
IT
OPEN INNOVATION
Invitalia
IT
OPEN INNOVATION

ROAD TO WMF - The previews for 2024

SOON ONLINE!

SOON ONLINE!

"What better to say about WMF 2023 than this: I left more energized and pumped up than when I arrived! It was my honour to speak to such engaged, attentive audiences, to be asked such thoughtful questions, and to interact with the best and brightest of so many generations in one fabulous, three-day festival of ideas, business, and just plain fun!"
Jerry Kaplan
Jerry Kaplan
AI expert and tablet inventor
"I was thrilled to have the opportunity to speak at this year’s WMF and discuss trends in AI. It is so important to bring different stakeholders together and critically discuss the ways in which we as a society want to engage with new and emerging technologies. The WMF does just that."
Research Manager Human-centered AI, Stanford University
Nestor Maslej
Nestor Maslej
Research Manager Human-centered AI, Stanford University
"We Make Future featured a dazzling and delightful array of innovation, powered by creativity, technology, and a shared vision towards an extraordinary future together as a global community. The organization was exceptional, the content was absolutely superb - from the main stage, the salons, and open stages around the beautiful venue. I cannot wait for 2024!"
NNT Data
Rika Nakazawa
Rika Nakazawa
NNT Data
"The We Make Future 2023 in Rimini was a blast! This festival celebrates the boundless power of digital connectivity, fuels the flames of innovation, unearths the true potential of Marketing solutions, and empowers visionaries to shape our future. This year I had the honor of presenting a keynote on AI and decoding the future of Digital experiences. The organization was impeccable, the convergence of great minds between exhibitors, attendees and speakers was second to none and the variety of topics and initiatives make this a must-attend event for anyone looking for cutting-edge insights and an electrifying atmosphere!"
Microsoft
Monica Orsino
Monica Orsino
Microsoft
"Attending the We Make Future Festival as an exhibitor and coordinator of the Swiss-Italian Area was truly inspiring. The startups and their innovative technologies were showcased and the networking opportunities were exceptional, leaving me motivated and excited about the future of the Tech industry. Highly recommended!!"
Deputy Secretary General - Camera di Commercio Italiana per la Svizzera
Marianna Valle
Marianna Valle
Deputy Secretary General - Camera di Commercio Italiana per la Svizzera
"We're grateful for the opportunity to participate in the We Make Future Festival and Trade Fair. The event provided us with a platform to showcase our innovative solutions and introduced us to a vibrant community passionately striving to shape the future of tech and digital innovation. Thanks, WMF, for giving us the opportunity to connect, collaborate, and learn from other tech enthusiasts! The festival is a must-attend for startups seeking to stay ahead of the curve in an increasingly digital world!"
Tadeas Marek
Tadeas Marek
CEO Boost.space
"We could not be prouder to have represented Egypt, Africa, and the Middle East at the biggest Startup event in the world, WMF - We Make Future, having been selected out of hundreds of startups from around the world and emerging as the top winner!"
Finalist and Winner of the Startup Competition
Yalla
Yalla
Finalist and Winner
of the Startup Competition
"We were selected as one of 6 finalists out of 3000 applicants in the Startup Competition, an achievement that fills us with pride.[...] We want to express our gratitude to the jury and everyone involved in organising this prestigious event. We are always open to new collaborations and ideas that can help build a more sustainable future"
Finalist and Winner of the Startup Competition
Cyrkl
Cyrkl
Finalist and Winner
of the Startup Competition
"We would like to extend our gratitude to the WMF - We Make Future team
as well as congratulate all the exceptional start-ups who participated and inspired us throughout the contest"
Finalist and Winner of the Startup Competition
Wallife
Wallife
Finalist and Winner
of the Startup Competition

Attendees and International Delegations

from 89 Countries

Albania
Argentina
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
China
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmarck
Domenican Republica
Egypt
Estonia
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Lebanon
Lithuania
Malaysia
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
United Kingdom
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine
U.S.A
Some Speaker at WMF 2023

Certified International Trade Fair

Companies at WMF

Intel
Shopify
Parlamento Europeo
HP
Salesforce
Nexi
LinkedIn
Google
Microsoft
Oracle
ESA - European Space Agency
IBM
Infinity | produzionidalbasso

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Startup Withouth Borders
Ernst & Young Global Limited
Digital Magics
Disraptors
Pegasus Tech Ventures
Dealroom
Innovate Israel
Bold Awards
Hubspot for Startups
Startup Magazine
Illuminem
Unicredit Start Lab
Bloom

Get ready for a journey into the future!

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Interview with Robot Sophia on the Mainstage

Interview with Robot Sophia on the Mainstage

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A glimpse of what WMF 2023 will be...Get ready!

A glimpse of what WMF 2023 will be...Get ready!

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AI Global Summit

AI Global Summit

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The Italian Premiere of the Jet suit Flight Display at WMF

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