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.

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.


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.



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

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.

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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.

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Technical Supporter

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.