Urbanpromo is the cultural event of reference for the theme of urban regeneration, intended as process of strategies, politics, actions finalized to the realization of a sustainable urban development. The XIII edition of Urbanpromo is looking for the horizon of Europa 2020. Urbanpromo is the perfect stage for:

  • know and make known projects and experiences with innovative contents;
  • comprehend the features of the new approaches to urban planning, social and real estate market in the urban perspective;
  • create the premises for investments projects with public-private partnerships;
  • establish relationships with representatives of Public Administrations, Private companies, Universities, Research Institutes and Professionists.

Urbanpromo offers the possibility of an advanced update to Administrators, economical operators, professionists and researchers on the most important issues on the Italian and international stage. Through an intense program of conferences, exhibition of projects and national publications, Urbanpromo directly faces the most important points of urban regeneration: the activation of investments in public-private partnerships, energy efficiency, sustainable mobility, enhancement of real estate values, social housing, private funding to public works, real estate taxation, development perspective of the real estate market.


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Urbanpromo is promoted by INU – Istituto Nazionale di Urbanistica (National Institute of Urbanism), a public body by right, characterized by an high cultural level and of technical coordination, and it is organised by Urbit – Urbanistica Italiana srl (Italian Urbanism srl), instrumental society for INU for the performance of cultural events and activity of consultancy. URBIT is a noprofit organisation, which eventual profits will be used to sustain the cultural activities of INU.

The president and the director of URBIT, the Board of Directors, the Technical Committee and the regional representatives give their availability for free, only with a refund for documented expenses concerning the work, defined by economic criteria. The specialistic festival “Urbanpromo Social Housing” is taken care of by a specialist Promoting Committee and a specific Technical Scientific Committee.


Board of Directors:

President: Stefano Stanghellini
Directors: Iginio Rossi
Advisors: Andrea Arcidiacono, Daniela Mello, Vittorio Salmoni, Michele Talia, Silvia Viviani


Thematic Sections:

Urban Transformation: Stefano Stanghellini
Social Housing: Franco Landini
Urban Marketing: Iginio Rossi
Smart City: Michele Talia
Energy and Sustainability: Gianni Biagi, Ennio Nonni
Europa 2020: Simone Ombuen
Expo 2015: Vittorio Salmoni
Urban-promogiovani: Daniela Mello


Regional Representatives:

Piemonte: Elio Morino
Lombardia: Luca Imberti
Friuli Venezia Giulia: Martina Zanette
Emilia-Romagna: Mario Piccinini
Lazio: Cristina Musacchio
Abruzzo: Pierluigi Properzi
Sardegna: Valeria Saiu


Competitions and Awards:

Urban-promogiovani: Daniela Mello, Claudia Trillo, Valeria Saiu
Premio URBANISTICA: Valentina Cosmi
Report: Luciano Vecchi