If you are looking for some good Construction Trade Fairs to attend in the near future, here are 6 you might like to consider. Wherever you are in the world, there’s a good selection, from Bolivia in South America, to Myanmar in Asia, and plenty in between.
1. BOLIVIA – Cochabamba: 8-11 Nov 2018 – 4th Construction – Industry Expo
This annual trade fair brings together the Chamber of Industry and the Chamber of Commerce of Cochabamba, and it is being organized by FEICOBOL. Besides the national professionals and companies, there will be international brand representatives showcasing the latest developments and trends in the industry. The program includes practical workshops, training and activities. If you attend this fair you will have the opportunity to meet new contacts and potential clients, find out about new products and services, and explore export and import options, and more. The Construction-Industry Expo will take place at the Fairground of Alalay in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
2. NEW ZEALAND – Auckland: 8-9 Nov 2018 – Auckland Build Expo
This value packed event is New Zealand’s largest construction, architecture and design expo, with over 200 exhibitors and more than 90 senior industry leading speakers. In fact, this expo includes 4 events over the two days, namely: 1) Building and Facilities Management Summit 2) BIM & Digital Construction Summit 3) Women in Construction and 4) Auckland Build Expo Conference. Networking opportunities include demos and prize giveaways, live music and a craft beer festival. It will be held at the ASB Showgrounds which is a short 10 minute drive from the center of Auckland, and a 20 minute drive from Auckland Airport.
3. PHILIPPINES – Manila: 8-11 Nov 2018 – Philconstruct
The venue for Philconstruct 2018 is the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Seashell Lane, Pasay in Manila. The Philippine Construction Equipment, Building Materials, Interior & Exterior Products Exhibition and Technology Forum is the largest expo of its kind in the Philippines. Philconstruct has been impacting the industry for over twenty years already. It is the place to be for thousands of leading suppliers and buyers who gather every year to catch up on the latest trends and products available. The organizers of Philconstruct are PCA (Philippine Construction Association, Inc.) who manage more than 70 percent of all the construction projects in the Philippines.
4. GERMANY – Erfurt: 9-11 Nov 2018 – Haus Bau Ambiente
There are 4 themes to this trade fair: 1) Building and Energy 2) Renovation and Modernization 3) Services and Advice and 4) Furnishing and Decorating. The exhibitors are all professionals in the modern building industry such as architects, energy consultants and interior design specialists. There will also be Forum Lectures on interesting topics, and valuable advice may be obtained directly from the experts. It is also a great chance to network and advertise among like minded participants. The venue for the Haus Bau Ambiente fair is the Messe Erfurt in the city of Erfurt which is the capital of Thuringia in central Germany. It is easily accessible via plane, car or train.
5. TURKEY – Antalya: 14-17 Nov 2018- YAPEX
The YAPEX Building, Construction and Restoration Fair is in its 26th year and continues to provide market opportunities for those in the building and construction industry. The fair is structured around three main concepts: 1) Project and Design 2) Innovation and Technology and 3) Materials and Applications. In the region of thirty thousand professional visitors are expected this year, with the focus on public investors, local administrations and historic city municipalities. The growing importance of ‘tourism architecture’ in the region will also be within the scope of the fair. The venue for YAPEX 2018 will be in the Antalya Expo Center Halls. There is a free shuttle service provided with busses running from Antalya city center to the fairground.
6. MYANMAR –Yangon: 16-18 Nov 2018 – Myanbuild Expo
The Myanmar Event Park (MEP) Mindama, in Yangon will be the setting for the country’s premier Building, Construction and M&E Exhibition. Exhibitors are expected to exceed 360 in number and there are likely to be over ten thousand trade visitors attending. This is the ideal place for building and construction professionals to meet and network, forming successful partnerships. The construction industry in Myanmar promises to take off as there is a major public infrastructure programme with affordable housing being a high priority. At Myanbuild Expo there will be a wide range of industry related products and services on show from both local providers and international brands. The venue is Yangon’s most modern exhibition hall, with ample exhibition space as well as extra meeting rooms and parking available. It is conveniently located a mere 3km from Yangon International Airport, and just 15km from the city center.