The unique Annual B2B Exhibition for Italian and
    foreign Buyers of Stationery, Office, School,
    Creativity, Festivity, Gifts and Toys products


    • BIG BUYER for 24 years has been the unique Trade Show in Italy of the Stationery & Office sector that brings together leading Manufacturers and Top Brands, both national and international with the qualified professional Buyers: Wholesalers, Office Suppliers, Mass Market, Modern Trade and Retailers.
    • BIG BUYER ensures a 360° overview of the Stationery & Office sector and Art&Craft, Party, Toys and Gift markets. At the Fair  the Operators can therefore integrate and expand the product range, encouraging the planned and impulse purchase.
    • BIG BUYER showoff the exclusive 2020 premieres. The timing of the Fair is ideal to show the new entries to the Trade and allows to define the commercial schedules in advance, identifying the winning assets to improve the sell in and incentivize the sell out strategies.



    Products on display


    Stationery Items Office Scholastic and Educational Items   Papermaking Writing Instruments
    and Accessories
    Fine Arts, Hobby and Colours Decorations Party and Anniversary Items
    Wrapping Papers, Ribbons and Shoppers  Toys  Children Publishing Gift Articles and Leather Goods  Gadgets Promotional Smoking Items Solutions and Services for Point of Sale Job Security Licensing

    Visitor Target groups



    Buyers in the Mass Market

    Buyers in the Modern Trade


    Global Players and Office Suppliers

    E-commerce Operators


    Library and Museum Bookshops

    Arts&Crafts, Hobbies and Paint Stores

    Garden Centres and DIY

    Toys Stores

    Party Shops

    High End Detail

    Gift and Gadget Shops



    Family Entertainment Centers

    The continuous growth

    Increasing the participation of International Buyers and new targets of Visitors and Retailers that are attracted by Stationery & Office products offer.

    74% of BIG BUYER Visitors are Decision Makers who have all the choices in terms of purchases. There is an increase of international Buyers (coming from 24 different Countries). Qualified Detail and New Specialized Buyers in the complementary sectors of the Stationery & Office world: Fine Arts, Hobby, Party, Toys, Promotional and Brico. For the Industry are expected innovative commercial reference channels, interested in mixing their own assortments.


    The BIG BUYER network!

    The BIG BUYER network is unique in the sector
    and has created an efficient Community of qualified professionals, which today has 62,000 members, including Italian and foreign Operators and which are constantly expanding.

    These numbers are given thanks to the synergy with COMMERCIO, CARTOLERIA & CO. The house organ of the Event that in the addition to the printed version – published for 39 years – supports the online newspaper, which provides real time reports on the Stationery & Office sector and related  markets,  entering into Italian and international dynamics.

    Here are all the numbers of the community!

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    Qualified conferences, trends and inspirations… not to miss!

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