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(12 March 2024 - 15 March 2024 )
Location: Italy , Milan

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MCE 2024 will be held in an in-person format. The event will take place at the Milan Fair Centre or Fiera Milano. The dates for the fair are between 12.03.2024 – 15.03.2024. The upcoming edition of MCE will not have a strict COVID-19 prevention plan in place. This is due to the country removing the related domestic coronavirus restrictions. At present, Italy also does not have travel limitations in place.

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The MCE is the leading event for the HVAC+R, energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors. It is the international platform where professionals working in these sectors gather. The fair is the meeting event for industries such as air conditioning. The MCE allows for professionals to form new connections and learn new trends. Founded in 1960, the MCE is a biannual fair that takes place at Fiera Milano, Milano’s leading event venue. The fair is one of the main events in Milano’s event calendar. 

Business Profile of the Event

MCE is a fair that attracts professionals from several industries. Such include heating and refrigeration companies as well as air conditioning ones. Home & building automation professionals likewise attend the fair as do electrical installation experts. Many construction companies visit the MCE. So do specialists working in the production and distribution of renewable energy. Among them are companies and technicians who specialise in producing and distributing hydropower. Experts operating with biofuels, wind, and solar power likewise visit. MCE is also a fair attended by maintenance professionals, retail agents and representatives. Many showroom managers likewise visit. So do academic members of universities and research institutes. The fair is a platform where visitors include energy managers, agents, CEOs and others. 

Exhibitors feature names such as AAA International Holding Company Limited. Other examples include ABN Pipe Sistems S.L.U. and AET Manufacturing LTD. 

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MCE is a trade fair that can help professionals in achieving several goals. Such include networking via finding new connections and strengthening current ones. It can furthermore aid them in expanding their specialist knowledge. This is achievable by providing means of learning about new technologies and trends. Likewise, the MCE can help attendees in expanding their business. 

The Mostra Convegno Expocomfort is a with a high profile and rating. It has a comprehensive exhibition and many events of interest in its programme. Such include the Factory4.NOW. During the event real-time demonstrations of production lines take place. Another main event, the That’s Smart, showcases IoT and smart solutions. These focus on electric mobility, automation of home and building, and smart metering. they also concentrate on renewable energy alternatives. The Percose Efficienza & Innovazione showcases plant engineering sector products.

The Energy Efficiency 4.0 is an event that consists of a series of dedicated workshops. The workshops' topics focus on subjects related to the healthcare sector. Such include means of creating a healthy and sustainable environment in hospitals. The MEP BIM Forum is the main event many professionals look forward to. It is where the discussion of new digital HVAC plant opportunities takes place. Such include the design, management, and installation of such plants. 

During the Forum, specialist companies present the most functional HVAC plant design tools. These presentations take the form of information sessions or case histories. They can also occur as an exchange of experiences. During the Forum, discussions focus on the potential of BIM technology. The MCE’s program also includes many conferences and seminars. 

MCE is a fair that can help professionals from several industries. Such include the heating and refrigeration as well as air conditioning industries. Members that should consider attending include installation and maintenance technicians. Design professionals, sales agents, energy managers, refrigeration specialists, and mechanics should also visit. HVAC/R business owners and supervisors ought to consider attending as well. Professionals working in the renewable energy and construction sectors should not overlook visiting. Such include engineers, energy specialists, architecture and design consultants, contractors, and environmental consultants. Retail specialists such as showroom owners likewise should opt to visit the fair. As should home & building automation professionals. 

Start-ups can look forward to the MEP BIM Forum as well as the exhibition. They should also consider finding opportunities via the MCE-Connect feature. 

Your Hotel Room in Milano

Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation selected for your specific need. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd works with you to send you hotels in Milano with an ideal location and price tag. This allows you to select the hotel offers that work best for you. Such as placing you near Fiera Milano for a quicker commute. We have long worked with large groups. So do not hesitate to query for parties of twenty people and more. The entire registration process takes up to a day and you leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd assists with logistics as well. You can request a rent-a-car or an airport transfer in both directions, whether it is private or shared.


The Mostra Convegno Expocomfort is a biannual event that takes place at Fiera Milano for 4 days. Reed Exhibitions Italia S.r.l organizes the event with visiting hours being between 9 am and 6:30 pm. 

Fiera Milano is a leading event venue with a convenient location. The exhibition centre is accessible from many areas of the city. Such include the airport, the central railway station and nearby cities like Turin. For example, you can reach the venue from the Milan Linate Airport in 57 minutes by bus or in 25 by taxi. Likewise, the travelling time from the central railway station to the centre is 22 mins by taxi and 19 by metro. 

Milano is one of Italy’s prime tourist cities. It is a metropolitan city with ample accommodation and dining options. This allows visitors to find suitable alternatives depending on their needs and budget. For instance, there are hostels, guest houses, and hotels throughout the city and surroundings. This includes districts such as Citta Studi and nearby cities like Genoa. Milan is a city that is easy to navigate and reach. This is due to the extensive public transport network the metropolis has. The network consists of trains, buses, and taxis. The transport lines run at regular intervals ranging from 10 to 60 minutes. The city has many well-organized commutes connecting the districts. For instance, it would take 32 minutes to the Linate Airport via metro and bus. The public transport system also links Milan to other cities such as Turin. This permits saving time when travelling. For instance, you can reach Milan’s city centre in 50 minutes from Turin via train. 

Audience and Statistics

MCE is a high-profile event that attracts around 165000 attendees. For instance, the 2018 edition received around 2400 exhibitors and 162165 visitors. Attendees represented 140 countries including Italy, Australia, the USA, and the UK. Japan, China, the Czech Republic, Spain, Poland also had representatives. As were the Netherlands and Turkey. Attendants presented different industries such as heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning. They also presented the construction, services, and water treatment ones. Likewise, trade delegates represented the education, retail, and home & building automation sectors. Trade visitors represented sectors such as renewable energy, HVAC/R, and others. 

Past Editions


The 2022 edition of MCE featured the motto” The essence of comfort”. Based on this motto, several aspects of the trade fair were changed. This included a new exhibition layout. It promoted homogeneity and continuity in various sectors. Each detail of the layout underwent careful planning to meet attendee needs.

The MCE 2022 also featured a new addition known as the MCE-Connect. It allowed companies to promote their services before the fair began. It also permitted them to pre-arrange meetings with potential new connections. These included potential partners and customers.

The motto of the fair also affected the exhibition areas of the fair. The 2022 edition included the following zones:

  • Indoor Climate
  • Water Solutions
  • Plant Technologies
  • That’s Smart
  • Biomass

MCE also included a new event – Intelligent use of water

The event presented new smart technological solutions for the bathroom environment. It also showed means for the best use of water resources. The event featured 2 key themes - water and comfort. The considered aspects included design, sustainability, safety, materials, and savings.

MCE 2022 featured more than 1,581 exhibitors and 90,735 visitors from more than 130 nations. Approximately one third of the attendees represented a foreign nation.




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