ITS is internationally recognised as the bridge connecting brands to the most interesting young talents on the planet. Together with the strong support of the Italian & Local Institutions, International companies continue to embrace the magnetic force of ITS in the common aim of supporting young talents all over the planet. They are able to build privileged relationships with the next generations of designers through the development of cutting edge projects, obtaining tangible results, through a constant dialogue that produces fresh ideas and innovation for the world of design.

For ITS 2018 we joined forces with the following partners, sponsors and supporters sharing the same support philosophy.

Backed by

Backed by

Regione FVG & Promoturismo FVG, the City of Trieste and Fondazione CRTrieste are the local institutions standing side by side with the event, understanding deeply the added value that ITS represents for the territory.



OTB is the parent company of iconic fashion brands Diesel, Maison Margiela, Marni, Paula Cademartori and Viktor&Rolf and state-of-the-art companies Staff International and Brave Kid.
Discovering, supporting and fostering creativity is at the core of OTB. The group finances several initiatives that research and discover new creative talents, such as ITS which it supported since the very beginning. The mission of OTB is to build brands for a new breed of consumers - enabling development, challenging the rules and, above all, fostering creativity.


SWATCH has been called “the biggest art gallery on the wrist” and is the main partner of ITS ARTWORK. Its more than 30-year history of collaboration with the worlds of design and the arts in a broader sense (from fashion design to movies, from music to cooking, from sculpting to painting to cartoons) is an unprecedented phenomenon not only in the watch market, but in the world of lifestyle accessories in general.


illycaffè is an Italian family business, founded in Trieste in 1933 and committed to offering the greatest coffee to the world. illy is the world's most global coffee brand, producing the unique illy 100% Arabica blend made of 9 of the world ‘s best selections of Arabica;  each day more than 7 million cups  are served in over 140 countries in the finest cafés, restaurants, hotels and in offices and homes.

Allianz Italy


Allianz Italy is a major provider of insurance and financial services in Italy and is part of the Allianz SE Group, world leader in insurance and asset management. It employs over 5,000 people to serve more than 7 million customers, through a multichannel distribution network consisting of 25,000 professionals, including insurance agents, territorial collaborators and financial advisors, in addition to bancassurance agreements and market leader in direct insurance Genialloyd.


InFin SpA is a financial holding company established since 2011 in Trieste. Through the two subsidiaries, Enerlife and Enerproject, it has aimed at innovating in an important and complex sector such as energy where, in addition to new technologies able to drive us towards sustainable energy consumption, it is necessary to focus on instruments and forms of innovative communication towards a more conscious use of energy.

Trieste Airport

Trieste Airport (IATA: TRS) offers air services to domestic and European destinations, operated both by full-service and low-cost airlines. Thanks to its strategic location, this airport is the ideal gateway to the Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto regions as well as to Slovenia, Croatia and Austria.

Trieste Trasporti spa

Trieste Trasporti spa manages local public transport in the province of Trieste. The 60% of the company is held by the Municipality of Trieste and the 40% by Arriva (Deutsche Bahn group), one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe.


Trieste Terminal Passeggeri S.p.A. manages  the Cruise Terminal of the Bersaglieri Pier, close to the Piazza Unità d’Italia, and the Pier IV Passenger Terminal. The company also deals with congress organization and is licensed to manage the Pier IV car parks and those located along the Trieste waterfront.

Banca Medio Credito

Banca Mediocredito del Friuli Venezia Giulia S.p.A., a subsidiary of the Friuli Venezia Giulia autonomous region since its foundation, supports the development of companies that were established or have transferred their operations in the regional territory. It fulfills this objective through a personalised offer of products and tools capable of satisfying the companies' needs. Banca Mediocredito is a pillar of the region's economy; always working side by side with companies, with seriousness and transparency.


Tomorrow London Holdings Ltd is a Group of companies forming a unique multibrand, multiservice omnichannel business model which includes a showroom and a logistic centre as well as a consulting, marketing and digital arm.


Internet partner

Our website runs on products and services provided by Develon, internet partner of ITS 2018. Develon Group is a digital company specialised in designing multi-channel strategies through the use of the latest technologies.



Eataly is eating and living the Italian style. The idea is pretty simple: a big and joyful place where the Italian food and wine - growing traditions are affordable and can get bought, eaten and studied by everyone. Eataly Trieste is devoted to all the winds that make the Italian biodiversity unique around the world, giving life to lots of products of excellent quality.


Eurocar Italia Srl is the biggest car dealer group within Friuli Venezia Giulia. It consists of 7 commercial branches with 180 people and 90 million Euro sales turnover. It sells over 3000 new and 2000 used cars per year. The Company operates in FVG since 2004.


The Nonino Family, devoted to the art of Distillation since 1897, distills 100% with artisanal method from fresh primary products. Nonino Grappe and Acquaviti undergo natural ageing, with 0% color additive in barriques and small casks under seal.


Pragma is a digital company of creative thinkers, crafting tailor-made innovative solutions and delivering digital learning experiences for real engagement and excellent results.


From the universe of Chef Matteo Metullio come two new stars of gourmet, now shining in Trieste’s Piazza Unità d’Italia. Harry’s Piccolo is an intimate location that offers an exclusive culinary experience. Harry’s Bistrò is a winning combination of haute cuisine, elegance and unformality.

Piano B

Piano B, a communication agency specialized in special events, conventions and festivals; recognized by clients for its creative and innovative attitude in project management.

La Repubblica

Media Partner joins ITS with a media partnership and will support ITS 2018.

Vogue Talents

Vogue Talents, the platform dedicated to talents from all over the world with a dedicated section on and included twice a year as a supplement of Vogue Italia, is back as media partner of ITS 2018.

Il Piccolo

Il Piccolo, the newspaper of Trieste which has followed and supported ITS all the way, is back as mediapartner of ITS 2018.


CarlitoGraphy is the name that founder Carlo Pacorini came up with to describe his passion: love for movies, images and cinematography techniques. CarlitoGraphy provides different services for domestic and foreign production companies and will shoot the ITS 2018 backstage video.

Eyes On Talents

Digital Media Partner

Eyes On Talents, the online platform used by global design-led brands to discover and connect with today's best talent, is pleased to extend its partnership as a Digital Talent & Media Partner of International Talent Support.


Technical Supporter

Minini, more than just plastic, is back as technical supporter of ITS 2018.


From more than sixty years Moroso has been producing sofas, armchairs and furnishing accessories, by focusing on an extraordinary creativity in the designing stage and on an artisanal approach to product manufacturing. Today the company is positioned among the haute couture of international design, as a leading company in upholstered-furniture manufacturing.

the office

THE OFFICE, Professional Congress Organizer since 1980, is a technical supporter of ITS 2018.


In agreement with

In a moment when cooperation is fundamental for the future of fashion, PITTI Immagine, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana and Altaroma join ITS to create an actual production chain providing continuity to the process: ITS spots international talent, presents it to the Italian Fashion System which in turn connects it to the companies and structures offering a tangible support to keep such a richness in Italy. The combination of the strongest international young creativity with the manufacturing know-how of our country is capable of expressing incredible innovation and quality. This union might represent the basis for the future of Italy's uniqueness and excellence.

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