October 2009
The Fondazione Fiera Milano 2001/2009 final report, the story of a foundation for the development of trade, the territory and the community, is now being presented to Fondazione stakeholders at a number of targeted meetings

4 September 2009
Enrica Baccini, who heads the Research Center of Fondazione Fiera Milano takes part in a conference at Macef Autumn 2009 "The crisis as an opportunity, flexibility as a condition". The discussion focuses on identifying new ways and new organizational methods for overcoming a crisis brought about by the major structural changes that have taken place (and that are still taking place to some extent) in the Italian distribution sector.
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6 May – 2 June
Exclusive presentation of Donatello’s David at fieramilanocity after being restored. This extraordinary initiative, promoted by the Ministry of Fine Arts and made possible with the cooperation of Fondazione Fiera Milano and Fiera Milano Congressi, attracted more than 81,000 visitors in less than a month. The funds collected for the earthquake victims in Abruzzo through the sale of the first postcards depicting the restored David totaled €7,336.96 and were deposited on the Lombardy Regional Government account for the reconstruction of the student residence in L’Aquila.

7 - 10 May
Fondazione Fiera Milano, together with Fiera Milano Congressi and Fondazione Symbola, promotes the second La campionaria delle qualità italiane (The Trade Fair of Italian Quality)

22 - 26 April
Fondazione Fiera Milano is at Dreaming Milano with a scale model of the new Fieramilano Rho office center, signed by 5+1AA. The venue for the event is Fondazione Mazzotta. It is staged by Il Sole 24 Ore Business Media and organized by Luca Molinari, and showcases the most significant urban projects completed or planned in Milan.

16 February
Presentation of the book by Raffaello Barbaresi, I Milanesi e le grandi fiere (The Milanese people and their great fairs and exhibitions) published by Fondazione Fiera Milano, at the Milan Aquarium. A total of 162 pages offering a comprehensive overview of the past and present of Fiera.

13 January - 20 February
Fondazione Fiera Milano promotes the La cultura dello scambio ispira l’architettura (The culture of trade inspires architecture), exhibition at the Urban Center of Milan to present the project for the new Milan Congress Center and the fieramilano offices at Rho. More than 20,000 people visit the exhibition.