Exhibitions and Fairs in Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia, a city of 170,000 inhabitants, is an important industrial area and fairground in the Po Valley. The economy of the town is focused on mechanics. Also Fiere di Reggio Emilia - Reggio Emilia Exhibition Center contributes to keep high the economic activity in the area: almost twenty events are organized every year, all related to industry and the high-tech service sector.
Even the agricultural and services sectors are highly developed and often based on cooperative enterprises. Reggio Emilia and its province are areas where, in spite of the economic crisis, the level of employment remains permanently high, also thanks to the widespread presence of small and medium-sized enterprises.
How to get to Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia is situated on the A1 motorway Milano - Napoli. The train station, in piazza Marconi, is on the railway line Milano - Bologna: recently renovated, it boasts a passenger traffic of over 4 million people per year. The station is not more than 5 kilometers away from the trade fair, to which it is connected by bus lines 5 and 9. The airport of Reggio Emilia is a stopover open only to commercial and private traffic, and the adjacent spaces are also used for concerts of famous rockstars and bands. The closest airport to Reggio Emilia is in Parma. Reggio Emilia Exhibition Center is 800 m away from the Motorway A1 toolboth.
Where to stay in Reggio Emilia
The 3-star hotels in the centre of Reggio Emilia are often housed in period buildings, all refurbished and equipped with the most modern comforts. The city boasts the presence of many pedestrian areas and hotels that often put at guests' disposal a bicycle rental service, ideal for visiting the centre of Reggio Emilia. In the Fair area, less than a kilometer from the exit Reggio Emilia on the A1 motorway, you will find numerous business hotels.
Shopping and Nightlife in Reggio Emilia
The historical centre of Reggio Emilia has an hexagonal plant, bordered by large avenues. From west to east, the centre is cut off by via Emilia, that takes different names: via Emilia in Santo Stefano, and via Emilia in San Pietro. Along this avenue and in the adjacent streets are concentrated all the major shops, boutiques, clubs and restaurants for your shopping and your nightlife. Some of the most famous venues in Reggio are the Disco Adrenalina, in the heart of the historical centre, and the Disco Maffia, in viale Ramazzini (also cultural and social center), while in the immediate vicinity of the city you will find the Brewery Il Paradiso degli Asini in Albinea, the Gasoline'S Pub in Fogliano and Virgin Pub in Sabbione.