The annual B2B event for Italian and foreign Buyers of Stationery, Office, School, Festivity, Toys and Creativity products


    Record numbers: 280 Exhibitors and over 7.000 Visitors!

    All major Italian and international producers. A full overview of the offer from the Stationery & Office sector. Exclusive previews for 2019.
    The Distribution segment will be present in full force: Wholesalers, Office Suppliers, Mass Retail/Modern Trade Buyers and Retailers.
    BIG BUYER is the only event held in Italy that can guarantee three days of business and professional updating while pointing out the way forward to performing best in the market!



    The only professional Trade Show in Italy



    A unique and increasingly international format combines an excellent exhibition scene with networking, know-how and highly interesting events.

    BIG BUYER has been focusing on business for 23 years. This showcase is always ready to welcome changes in a continuously evolving market. The entire Italian Production and Distribution sector takes part in the Trade Show.  At each edition, its internationality grows: 2016 saw an 18% increase in foreign Exhibitors, whereas visitors to the Big Buyer Event came from 24 countries (European and non-European). As many as 74% of Visitors are decision makers in the buying process, who make all choices concerning sell-in products.


    Taking part in BIG BUYER means discovering or consolidating successful strategic assets to achieve record-breaking sell-in and sell-out figures!
    Conferences, workshops, award ceremonies and social events make Big Buyer an even smarter and more distinctive Trade Show.

    Visitor Target groups



    Buyers in the Mass Market

    Buyers in the Modern Trade

    Wholesalers in Stationery, Toys, Gifts, Favours, Household goods

    Global Players and Office Suppliers

    Retailers in Stationery and Toys

    High-end Retailers

    Garden Centres and DIY

    Bookshops and Museum Bookshops

    Arts&Crafts, Hobbies and Paint Stores

    Gift Shops



    Conferences based on current and future trends


    Meetings tailored to Professionals! At BIG BUYER, keeping up to date is an absolute must. Highly specialised conferences are real highlights of the Trade Show, which can provide concrete ideas for giving new impetus to your business activities.

    Prepare for your visit to BIG BUYER 2018 in the best way!

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