International fairs abroad, international and domestic fairs in Italy, regional fairs in Lombardy 2023

The Como-Lecco Chamber of Commerce confirms, once again for this year, the support measure for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MPMIs) in the provinces of Como and Lecco, aimed at lowering the costs of participation in international trade fairs abroad, national and international in Italy, regional in Lombardy, organized in the period between January 1 and December 31, 2023.

The facility, which has a total budget of 150,000 euros, consists of a non-repayable contribution (disbursed with 4% withholding tax) to the extent of 50% of the costs incurred, net of VAT, according to the values in the following table:

Nature of the event
Minimum investment(*)
Maximum contribution amount
Regional fairs in Lombardy euro 2.000,00 euro 2.500,00
International and domestic trade fairs
in Italy
euro 2.500,00 euro 2.500,00
International trade fairs abroad
(EU and non-EU)
euro 2.500,00 euro 5.000,00


Eligible expenses include:

  • rental of exhibition space
  • stand set up
  • insurance related to the exhibition
  • subscription to the official catalog
  • transportation service of stand set-up and exhibition materials billed by third parties
  • ancillary services (hostesses, stewards, interpretation, security)
  • costs for participation in promotional initiatives included in the official exhibition program
  • design and foreign language translation of catalogs, brochures, company presentations


Each enterprise may submit only one application and it refers to only one trade fair event.

Companies that are assignees* of the grant "International trade fairs abroad, international and national in Italy, regional in Lombardy" - year 2022 of the Como-Lecco Chamber of Commerce will not be able to apply for the bonus.

*"Assignee enterprise" means the one included in the ranking of "admitted to the contribution," regardless of whether or not the same has been disbursed as a result of expense reporting or non-reporting.


27 April 2023 - 29 September 2023 Application period (unless funds are exhausted)
27 November 2023 Approval of eligible applications
29 February 2024 Reporting deadline
2 May 2024 Grant disbursement

Grants are awarded through an evaluative counter procedure, according to the chronological order of application submission.


More information and the bonus application form are available at:


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