Thursday, 12 January 2023


• From 17th to 21st April 2023, the Romagna city will be the setting for a key subject to revolutionise business processes
• The project is the result of a partnership between IEG and I. A. Spiegata Semplice

Rimini, 19th January 2023 – IEG - Italian Exhibition Group is launching a new event dedicated to artificial intelligence: AI WEEK. The event is the result of a partnership between IEG and I. A. Spiegata Semplice.
"AI WEEK, 5 days of Artificial Intelligence" will be held from 17th to 19th April in digital format and from Thursday 20th to Friday 21st April 2023 in physical form at Rimini's Palacongressi Conference Centre.
After the first editions held entirely on a digital platform, AI WEEK, dedicated to Italian managers and entrepreneurs who aspire to use artificial intelligence within the company, will now evolve into an in-person event for an even more advantageous and informative discussion on the potential of this technology applied to business processes.

'We are particularly delighted to announce AI WEEK,' says Corrado Peraboni, CEO of IEG, 'both because it is a new event with extraordinary potential for attracting a qualified audience to our city and because we are bringing to Rimini an appointment under the banner of innovation and in partnership with a company like I. A. Spiegata Semplice, which has generated a concrete opportunity to share new knowledge on the potential of articulated and applied artificial intelligence. Managers and entrepreneurs will have a truly unique opportunity to increase their business. It is widely believed that the ever-closer collaboration between man and machine is the natural evolution of Industry 4.0.'

The format devised by IEG and I. A. Spiegata Semplice for AI WEEK 2023 will offer the chance to discover more than 50 'use cases' already up and running in the most diverse product sectors, physically participate in 30 workshops dedicated to practical Artificial Intelligence solutions and be inspired by 15 plenary speeches with highly innovative content.

'Artificial intelligence is already within the reach of SMEs in Italy,' explains Giacinto Fiore, Co-Founder of I. A. Spiegata Semplice - and the Rimini edition will accentuate the opportunities for concrete immersion in the awareness of the enormous potential it represents. These will be days under the banner of concreteness, informative in the way they are communicated, based on experiences and aimed at business development solutions."

The AI WEEK ( numbers of the previous editions (which, as mentioned, were only online) are the best introduction to the announced success: 15,500 access fees paid, 7,500 business opportunities generated, 150 speakers and over 100 sponsors. The speakers already confirmed for 2023 include Seth Dorin (former Global A.I. Officer at IBM and Founder of Qantm AI) and Federico Faggin (inventor of the microprocessor and awarded the National Medal of technology and innovation by Barack Obama), who will be joined by managers from large international groups that have played a leading role in the process of introducing Artificial Intelligence. Great expectations for the 'John Mc Carthy' Award, the 30 workshops at which to learn about the best A.I. solutions for business, and 120 networking stations for connections between supply and demand. A parallel event to highlight is the Startup Village.

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Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A., a joint stock company listed on Euronext Milan, a regulated market organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., has, with its facilities in Rimini and Vicenza, achieved national leadership over the years in the organisation of trade shows and conferences. The development of activities abroad - also through joint-ventures with global or local organisers, in the United States, United Arab Emirates, China, Mexico, Germany, Singapore, Brazil, for example – now sees the company positioned among the top European operators in the sector.

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