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4 Countries, 5 Days, and 6 Construction Fairs for You

If you are free from the 14th to 18th November, there are some exciting Construction Trade Fairs, Exhibitions and Expos taking place in the USA, UK, Switzerland and India. Here is a summary of what you could expect at each event so you can see if this is where you would like to be.
1. USA, Honolulu: 14 Nov 2018
Pacific Building Trade Expo
The annual Pacific Building Trade Expo continues to be a notable draw card since its inception almost two decades ago. With more than 300 vendors, both local and national, it is a significant event in the calendar of Hawaii’s design and building industry. Free admission is offered to all AEC industry professionals. There will be 27 free seminars and workshops with 7 different tracks, giving a wide range of choices around this year’s theme which is ‘Building Voices: Livable Cities and Communities.’ Should you decide to attend this expo you will also be treated to a delicious luncheon buffet and Pau Hana cocktail reception which includes the chance to win some great prizes in the draw.
2. USA, Edison: 14 Nov 2018
Mid Atlantic Buildings & Facilities Management Show & Conference
If you are anywhere in the region of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or New York states, this is a trade show you won’t want to miss. With over 200 exhibitors taking part, there will be a comprehensive display of services and products relating to building and facilities. This includes everything to do with operating, managing, maintaining and renovating. At the same time as the trade show there will also be a series of educational sessions on topics such as Sustainability, LEED, Energy, Green, Construction and Design among others. These one hour sessions will also be accredited by CFM and CEU. In the afternoon, from 3-4pm you will be able to enjoy a networking reception with free hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
3. USA, Chicago: 14-16 Nov 2018
Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
Still in the USA, Chicago’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the largest green building conference in the world. As such it is no wonder that it takes place in the largest convention center in North America – McCormick Place, which comprises four spacious and advanced buildings. Take this opportunity to avail yourself of new ideas, new technology and new ways forward in the green building industry. You will be able to network with global experts, leaders and professionals. There will also be an education programme which includes workshops, tours, summits and more than 200 sessions on a variety of topics.
4. UK, Milton Keynes: 14-15 Nov 2018
LiftEx Exhibition
This two day event is a must for anyone involved in the lifting and rigging industry. Liftex 2018 is a global event with over 1000 industry professionals and more than 800 exhibitors. As the flagship event of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), this is the 14th annual exhibition. It will be held at the Marshall Arena (formerly Arena MK) in Milton Keynes. Opening time is 10:00 each day, until 17:00 on the 14th and until 15:30 on the 15th. Come and connect with professionals in the industry and benefit from the presentations and exhibitions. If you need accommodation there are a number of hotels nearby, including the Doubletree by Hilton which is located at the exhibition site.
5. SWITZERLAND, Lugano: 14-17 Nov 2018
Switzerland’s Edilespo 2018 is organized by Sacchi Edizioni Techniche & Commerciali SA di Manno. Entry is free for all in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the SSIC which is a Swiss company for entrepreneurs. The venue is the Lugano Exhibition Centre which is about 10 minutes walking distance from the city centre. It is also easily accessible by taxi or train. If you are in the construction industry, whether new builds or renovations, this Edilespo is the ideal opportunity to connect and network with like minded industry professionals. Sessions each day are from 17:00 to 22:00 and on the last day from 10:00 to 17:00. There is also a restaurant and bar available.
6. INDIA, Mumbai: 15-18 Nov 2018
If it’s Asia you’re after then India’s Economic Times ACETECH trade fair is not to be missed. Everything about architecture, building materials, innovation and design will be covered across 22 product categories. Last year’s event saw over 3000 exhibitors and more than 4200 brands on display, so this year looks even more promising. You can expect to see the best national and international brands, and get to meet leading architects, engineers, designers and real estate developers as well as hoteliers and equity investors. ET ACETECH has the ongoing supportive presence of India’s top government authorities.
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