Assosport, the Italian sporting goods industry association, organized two days of meetings between 22 Italian outdoor companies and 30 foreign buyers in Verona on Dec. 10-11, in cooperation with the Italian Trade Commission (Ice). The buyers invited for the event came from France, Spain, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Poland, Russia, Azerbaijan, South Africa, Brazil, Japan and China. Two-thirds of the Italian outdoor industry's sales come from exports.