I wish I was going to be.
From the announcement:
the World Model Expo is the most important competition in the world of modeling.
The World Model Expo 2014, organized by the cultural model of VCO Model Club Verbania.
The goal of the World Model Expo is to disseminate and raise awareness of the model in all its forms by encouraging the spread even and especially among young people.
These three days will be a special occasion for modelers from around the world to meet and for visitors to admire their work.
The competition will take place according to the formula "Open". Will be distributed medals, gold, silver and bronze medals and certificates of merit. The competition will be divided into two main categories, figures and static models, both in turn between paintings and Autocostruzioni or conversions. The figures are then broken down into two broad categories: historical and fantasy. The media in both military and civilian. So much for the sketches, as well as for transportation will be provided broken down into categories based on the experience of the modellers. The complete rules can be found here.
The venue chosen is the Stresa Stresa Convention Centre, in the province of Verbania.
Entry to the competition for visitors is totally free.
The opening hours will be from 9:00 to 19:00 all three days of the event.
The opening ceremony will be Friday, July 11th at 18:00.
The awards will take place Sunday, July 13 at 16.00.