For the fifth consecutive edition, Made in Steel renewed its partnership with ITA - Italian Trade Agency, the Governmental agency which supports the business development of Italian companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy.

Starting in 2015 on the occasion of the sixth edition of the Conference & Exhibition, the partnership has been consolidated over the years and has seen an increased number of international players hosted at the event but above numerous contacts and business relations established with exhibitors.

For 2023, ITA involved 18 target countries: Germany, France, Spain, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, and India.

The buyers invited are mainly EPCs - engineering procurement contractors, commodity purchasing managers of leading industrial players, and, of course, large steel consumers (i.e., machine tool manufacturers, transport equipment manufacturers, metal fabricators, etc.), players with interests in the steel industry.