Marijn Verbruggen, the Olympic skateboarding coach for Belgium is one of the event’s organisers
Mayor Luigi Brugnaro was born on 13th September 1961 in Mirano (Metropolitan City of Venice). He graduated in architecture at Venice IUAV.
He has been President of Umana, a holding company operating in services, manufacturing, construction, sports and agriculture. Since 2006 he has been President of the Venice historical Basketball company, Reyer, founded in 1872.
From 2009 to 2013 he was President of the Venice Association of Entrepreneurs. He has been President of Assolavoro, the National Association of Employment Agencies, Member of the National Association of Entrepreneurs, Veneto Region delegate for Expo 2015 and President of the Veneto Expo Committee.
On June 14, 2015 he was elected Mayor of the City of Venice.