DIDACTA ITALIA is the most important event about innovation and the future of school.

For 50 years, Fiera Didacta has been organised in Germany, and is now being reinforced in Florence, turning the city into a European capital of the school of future.

Didacta Fair Italy aims aims to promote the debate on the world of education among institutions, associations and companies, in order to create a meeting place with teachers and headmasters.


This new format will develop on two levels – an exhibiting area, involving the long supply chain of companies working in the school and training world, and an activity dedicated to events: conventions and seminars ranging from technology to scientific and humanities areas, up to a special learning space.


The Fair is for all those operating in the education, instruction, and professional training sector. In particular, institutional representatives, teachers, school managers, educators, trainers, in addition to professionals and entrepreneurs operating in the school and technology sector.

Didacta is organised by Firenze Fiera, MIUR (the Italian Ministry of Education), Didacta International, Regione Toscana (the Tuscany Region), Comune di Firenze (the Florence Municipality), Unioncamere (the Italian Union of Chambers of Commerce), Camera di Commercio di Firenze (the Florence Chamber of Commerce), Destination Florence Convention & Visitors Bureau, ITKAM (the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany), all forming the organizing committee, while INDIRE is their scientific partner.


The Fortezza da Basso – the only exhibition centre in Italy located inside a real Renaissance architecture masterpiece.

It is located in the center of Florence, just a 5 minutes walk from the train station of Firenze Santa Maria Novella, an excellent logistics location offering accommodation options and parking  lots.

Also, it is well connected by public transport (taxi, bus and tramway line T2) to Florence airport.

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