Ceramics of Italy (www.ceramica.info/en) is pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural Young Distributor Program. The Italian ceramics industry created this new initiative to bring a new generation of importers to experience Cersaie (www.cersaie.it/en), the world's largest and most important ceramic tile show in the world.
Interested applicants should fill out the full submission form below. Up to three selected distributors/buyers will be invited to Bologna, Italy from September 23 - 25, 2019 with 3 nights hotel and main cabin flight covered by Ceramics of Italy. Selected young distributors will have some free time for visiting factories/booths but will also be invited to join a delegation of design/architecture/flooring media and designers and architects from the US and Canada on a guided tour of the show, education sessions on sustainability and installation and a chance to tour a tile factory to see production first hand.
Participants will be considered using the following criteria:
Importer/Distributor that is under 40 years oldImporter/Distributor is based in North America Importer/Distributor that is involved in purchasing for no more than 5-7 years Importer/Distributor that demonstrates passion and leadership in their companyImporter/Distributor of tile surfaces that works with at least one Italian ceramic tile producer
Applications are NOW DUE JULY 22, 2019
Winners will be notified on August 1