The Hardware Forum 2018 conference was inaugurated by Assofermet Forum, at the debut of the presidency of Sabrina Canese who presented a high institutional value programme with the participation of personalities of European politics such as Lara Comi e Brando Benifei from the world of associations and commerce, Alberto Marchiori of Confcommercio and Andrea Colzani President of Young Entrepeneurs. They have discussed the role of the local hardware store inside the urban fabric according to the European agenda in implementation to face the new challenges of the market in 4.0. mode.
Market stakeholder have faced, in a lively round table, the issues of greatest interest to the traditional and professional hardware supply chain which are dealing with the challenges of the contemporary market and the digital revolution.
The world of production have faced the world of distribution in a lively confrontation with the speeches of Bosch, Stahlwille, Fischer, Machieraldo, Viridex and Zangrillo.
The main theme of the meeting was:
TRADITIONAL HARDWARE 4.0
THE ROLE OF LOCAL SHOPS AND DISTRIBUTION IN THE ITALIAN AND EUROPEAN DIGITAL REVOLUTION.