MOTORSPORT NEXT - Industry Innovation and Technology Transfer Global Forum
The idea for the first edition of Motorsport Next - Industry Innovation and Technology Transfer Global Forum has been developed to shape an empowering message of strength and planning to the whole motorsport sector.
Our main goal is to involve key players in motorsport and other technologically related sectors in a digital live event. For the 2021 edition the event will be held on 30th June live remotely, thank to the cooperation among the organizers and the collaboration with the global digital media group motorsport.com.
The most modern digital conferencing technologies will be utilized to stimulate a strong degree of interaction with the audience facilitating the networking among participants, leveraging also the most popular and professional social media and specialist media platforms for the event.
The 2021 edition of the Forum will therefore be a prestigious showcase for Italian excellence in the sector, and will aim to highlight the sector innovatory capabilities. Companies operating in the world of Motorsport, can, through their research and development capabilities, play a leading role as innovation accelerator’s for entrepreneurial activities in other sectors.
The online event will involve companies, institutions, associations and media operating in the motorsport sector. It will be held in English and it will have an international outreach and media coverage, also thanks to the celebrity of the Italian Motor Valley excellences.
Autopromotec, in its over fifty-year history has registered a tremendous growth, thanks to the presence of internationally renowned exhibitors, and is now considered the main European trade show gathering all automotive aftermarket product groups under one roof: from tires to car service, from workshop equipment to spare parts. Product innovations and industrial excellence, cutting edge technologies and market opportunities, high-level conventions and B2B meetings draw manufacturers and professional operators from all over the world to a venue designed to create globally oriented networks, boost business growth and collect important strategic inputs. Autopromotec is now the most specialized international exhibition of automotive equipment and aftermarket products.
ANFIA Motorsport, established in 2016, it is a section of ANFIA-Italian Association of the Automotive Industry and contains some of the leading companies operating in the sector. The Italian Motorsport sector is the second most important in Europe, after UK. Its main activities range from ANFIA's presence at several trade fairs, to the collection and sharing of statistical data specific to this sector and to the evaluation of technical regulations.
RPM - Motorsport Professionals Network, is a network of companies founded in March 2019 in Modena. The purpose of the network is to develop and promote ltalian excellence in the performance engineering of small and medium-sized ltalian companies operating in the motorsport industry internationally. The excellence of these companies is characterised by the innate ability to innovate and accelerate innovation processes by leveraging technological research, know-how and people management content; all constantly tested by competitive challenges coming from the competition fields. These challenges generate unique know-how that can be effectively transferred in other sectors including automotive, aviation, aerospace, defense, biomedical technologies and virtual reality.
Motor Valley Development - Non-profit Association Motor Valley Development was created to make the most of the potential of the Motor Valley area within Emilia-Romagna Region, and to create a system among important automotive brands within the area that shaped the history of the motorsport, company museums, private collections, racetracks, driving schools and motorsport event organizers.
Motorsport.com is a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in motor racing content offering 21 editions in 15 languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is part of the Motorsport Network company.
AICA, the Italian Garage Equipment Manufacturers Association, represents Italian garage equipment manufacturers at national and international levels. The Italian production of automotive service equipment is well-known and recognized all over the world. Italy hosts the world’s largest concentration of garage equipment manufacturers, as confirmed by the strong export trend which is estimated to involve around 69% of the production. AICA acts as a guide and link for its almost 100 member companies which represent over 80% of the overall turnover and sector professionals. AICA’s mission is to speak for and express its members’ needs, reconciling the different characteristics existing in an extremely diversified industrial scenario, where handicraft companies operate next to multi-structured business groups.
AIRP, Italian Tyre Retreaders Association, is an independent association that represents the whole tyre retreading industry in Italy. Its main goals are, among the others: to foster and follow activities in defence of industry and members; to sponsor activities support and increasing the importance of the tyre retreading industry socially, technically and economically; to defend and represent legitimate business interests with authorities, boards, public and private institutions, national and international associations.
Federpneus, Italian association of tyre dealers, is the only professional association at the service of the specialized tyre dealer. Among its main goals, there is that of representing the whole category on a national and international level, as well as providing its members any technical and information support needed to interpret the market and the laws specifically related to the activity of the category. Federpneus holds relations with the main representatives of the tyre market, it organizes conferences and technical seminars, and it publishes, along with other associations, the magazine Pneurama.