As of January 2016 Laura Biason, with an Engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Turin and expert in corporate organization and communications, is the director of GIMAV - the Italian Association of suppliers of machinery, accessories and special products for glass processing – and of VITRUM - the biennial International trade show specialized in glass processing machinery.
Named Deputy Director of Gimav in May of 2014, Laura Biason immediately began working side by side with former Director, Renata Gaffo, in all the areas required to manage these two key Italian glass industry organizations.
Thanks to more than twenty years of professional experience in support of Italian enterprise, in the last two years Laura Biason has actively promoted Gimav member firms through participation in the leading international industry events, maintaining ongoing relationships with the primary Italian and foreign institutions and strengthening initiatives to boost the Association’s prestige.
Laura Biason also contributed to the success of the most recent edition of Vitrum, one of the topranked global events that last year drew 18,450 visitors, 50% of whom from abroad, making Milan the international center of attention in the world of glass for the four days of the event.
«We will continue to partner with the other organizations in our industry, following the guidelines mapped out by Vitrum President Dino Zandonella Necca and by Gimav President Cinzia Schiatti, consistent with what has been done to date» explains Laura Biason. «We already have many future projects in the works, proof of the vitality of this Italian industry that manages to achieve state-of-the-art qualitative and technological advances acknowledged around the world. We are wholly committed to providing the best business and development opportunities to Gimav members and to all the businesses that will take part in the forthcoming editions of Vitrum».