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The 39th Cersaie, International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings, will host the traditional meeting with the world’s media and journalists on the first day of the show, Monday 26 September.
The Ceramics of Italy International Press Conference, organised in collaboration with MAECI (Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation) and the Italian Trade Agency ITA, will be held at 6.00 p.m. in the Palazzo dei Congressi in the Bologna Exhibition Centre andwill take stock of the Italian ceramic industry’s current performance and future prospects in the presence of journalists from all over the world.
The Cersaie International press Conference will be followed by the presentation ceremony for the 25th Ceramics of Italy Journalism Award 2022.
The award is presented to the non-Italian journalist who has written the best article about Cersaie and the Italian ceramic tile industry published in a foreign magazine. This year’s award goes to journalist Benedikt Wehr for the special feature entitled “Showcase Cersaie 2021”, published in the December issue of the magazine architektur.aktuell (Austria).
The jury, chaired by the chairman of Confindustria Ceramica’s promotional activities and trade fairs commission Emilio Mussini and consisting of Cristina Mandrini (Il Bagno Oggi e Domani), Davide Cattaneo (Arketipo) and Andrea Serri (Cer Magazine International), issued the following statement: “The article discussed Cersaie 2021 with special emphasis on the organisers’ efforts to ensure safe participation in the show, the main aesthetic trends and the value of ceramic materials at a time when disinfection of surfaces is essential.”
A total of 152 articles published in 50 magazines in 15 different countries were submitted to this year’s award. Three honourable mentions for outstanding articles have been awarded to: Sheila Kim, a journalist at Architectural Record (USA), José Luis González Cruz, editor-in-chief of Sala baño (Spain), and Jignesh Trivedi, publisher of The Tiles of India (India).
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