Countdown to World Brush Expo Bologna 2024

Greetings to all our esteemed partners and friends across the brush industry! With great excitement, FEIBP and ABMA welcome you to the World Brush Expo 2024, an event that stands as a beacon of unity, innovation, and resilience in our industry. This year, we gather in Bologna, Italy, not just to celebrate our achievements but to collaboratively forge a path towards a sustainable and innovative future.

A B2B Gathering of Visionaries and Innovators

In a time when the world seems to be promoting division and segregation, we are joining together, building bridges, and organizing the World Brush Expo. The WBE indeed stands as the premier B2B platform that unites the entire brush industry under one roof.

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2024 ABMA Convention Tackles Industry Challenges

The Face 2 Face session highlighted the 2024 ABMA Convention

Artificial Intelligence and Recruiting are Hot Topics for the Brush Industry

With the scenic Omni Resort on Amelia Island in Florida as the backdrop, the 107th edition of the ABMA Convention was held last week and was highlighted by an engaging program that revolved around several key topics. Manufacturing overall is at the center of several mainstream trends including AI (artificial intelligence) and the event successfully touched on several to essentially weave a continuous thread related to businesses in the industry.

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FEIBP: Unveiling Ibiza’s Natural Wonders Plus A Peek at The Keynote Speaker

As we edge closer to our congress in Ibiza, it’s time to take a moment to appreciate the stunning natural landscape that surrounds us – not just the beautiful beaches, but also the lush countryside and hidden coves that make Ibiza a paradise for nature lovers. Ibiza may be famed for its vibrant nightlife, but it’s also a haven of natural beauty waiting to be explored. From the rustic charm of its pine-clad hills to the crystal-clear waters hugging its coastline, Ibiza offers a tranquil backdrop to our bustling congress schedule.

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2024 Brushware March-April Issue: World Brush Expo Roundtable


Brushware’s 2024 March-April issue features our roundtable interview with World Brush Expo leaders Chris Monahan, Alessandro Acquaderni and Marco Momoli in addition to a user case study from Wohler on the installation of new SBM 840 with customer Flex Trim A/S. You will also find details on the upcoming ABMA Convention set for Florida in March. PLUS: Manufacturing Skills Gap, Final US Import/Export Stats for 2023 and a new machine spotlight for Roth Composite Machinery.

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World Brush Expo Roundtable: All Systems Go

Bologna skyline of medieval Two Towers Asinelli and Garisenda. Photo by istockphoto/emicristea.

Roundtable Interview with the organizers behind the launch of the Inaugural World Brush Expo

As anticipation mounts for the inaugural World Brush Expo, set to unfold from May 22-24, 2024, in the picturesque city of Bologna, Italy, I had the privilege in late January of convening a roundtable discussion via Zoom with the key leaders at the helm of this transformative event. Replacing the venerable Interbrush tradeshow, the World Brush Expo aims to fill a critical gap for the brush industry, signaling a new era of connectivity and opportunity for industry professionals worldwide.

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FEIBP: Embrace Your Inner Hippie at Our Flower Power-Brush Night!

Ready to take a step back in time to the colorful, free-spirited 60s? Only 9 months left to this 2024 congress and this email is all about embracing the Hippie Culture that has left a vibrant mark on the beautiful island of Ibiza! Ibiza’s history is rich with stories of freedom, creativity, and peace-loving hippies who found refuge on this enchanting island in the 1960s. This movement significantly shaped the island’s culture, bringing an explosion of art, music, and a unique lifestyle that still thrives today.

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How Exhibitors Can Maximize World Brush Expo Opportunity

In a recent letter to World Brush Expo exhibitors, FEIBP President Alessandro Acquaderni indicated the event has so far attracted more than 135 exhibitors and interest from thousands of visitors. He says that the early commitments are fueling success for the Expo which will be held May 22-24, 2024, in Bologna, Italy.

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