Exhibitions are a powerful marketing tool that enables companies to showcase their products and new ideas and receive recognition for their brand in the industry. The fact that an exhibition is held face-to-face brings an added value that is unmatchable to advertising a product online. There is a greater chance of creating meaningful connections with other businesses in your field, promoting your product to a broader crowd, and observing the competition ahead.
The construction industry, like many others, had been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The decline in the industry was mainly due to the yearly drops in machinery, equipment, building, and construction activity. Still, 2022 is forecasted to be an excellent year for the construction industry towards recovery, thus allowing a better chance for the industry to make up for its loss. Thanks to the vaccines and the lifted flight ban in most countries worldwide, exhibitions are accessible again after more than yearlong unavailability. Now is the time to participate in exhibitions and conferences worldwide, catch up with new trends in the industry, and claim your spot as a leading brand. In this article, we gathered the most important exhibitions in the field of construction taking place in America, China, and Europe.
Exhibitions in America:
- World of Concrete 2022-
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Date: January 18-20, 2022
About the event: When the world stopped, you kept going, adapting—giving a master class in resilience and being an essential worker. Now, celebrate how far you’ve come and discovered the innovation helping our community evolve, endure, and thrive at WOC 2022. Part knowledge, part equipment, part connections—World of Concrete is 100% of what you need to keep grinding it out through disruptions to the supply chain, safety, and beyond. Get your hands on advanced technology and machinery, access the newest training and techniques in concrete and masonry, and build momentum for another unstoppable year.
- New York Build-
Location: New York
Date: March 2-3, 2022
About the event: New York Build is the largest construction and design show in New York. The event features more than 20,000 registered attendees, 250 exhibitors, 230 leading industry speakers, AIA CES-approved workshops, entertainment & business networking. Construction professionals in New York come to this event to discuss critical topics ranging from upcoming infrastructure and construction projects, architecture, BIM, sustainability, health and safety, and residential construction.
- The International Builders’ Show-
Location: Orlando, Florida
Date: February 8-10, 2022
About the event: The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS)—the premier, once-a-year event that connects, educates, and improves the residential construction industry—is a hub for new product launches, construction demos, industry thought leader sessions, workshops, panel discussions…and more. The people, products, and knowledge you’ll gain will give you the fundamental ideas and real solutions you need to grow and strengthen your essential business.
- The Steel Conference – North American Steel Construction Conference-
Location: Denver, Colorado
Date: March 23-25, 2022
About the event: NASCC The Steel Conference is the premier educational and networking event for the structural steel industry, bringing together structural engineers, steel fabricators, erectors, and detailers. The Steel Conference offers more than 130 sessions on topics ranging from “Practical Advice for Reviewing Software Generated Connection Designs” to “Lateral Torsional Buckling and its Influence on the Strength of Beams” to “Keeping OSHA out of your Bank Account.” In addition to practical seminars on the latest design concepts, construction techniques, and cutting-edge research, the conference also offers an extensive trade show featuring products ranging from structural design software to machinery for cutting steel beams, as well as plentiful networking opportunities. And one low registration fee gains you access to all technical sessions, the keynote address, the T.R. Higgins Lecture, and the exhibition hall.
Exhibitions in China:
- Bauma China 2022-
Date: November 22-25, 2022
About the event: Bauma CHINA, International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, and Construction Vehicles, is the leading trade fair for the entire construction and building-material machine industry in China and all of Asia. It takes place in Shanghai every two years. It has the following sectors: growth for every aspect of the industry, all around construction sites, mining, extraction, and processing of raw materials, production of building materials, component and service suppliers.
- ConstrucTech 2022, Beijing International Building and Decoration Materials Exhibition-
Date: March 26-28, 2022
About the event: The exhibition focuses on architectural decoration materials and intelligent buildings, bringing together nearly 90,000 professional visitors and trade procurement groups from the whole industry chain, covering prefabricated buildings, building formwork scaffolding, floor, elastic materials, and sports venues, building insulation, dry mixed mortar, concrete technology, joints and sealants, building energy conservation and green building, doors, and windows, and sponge city.
- China International Intelligent Building Exhibition-
Date: April 18-20, 2022
About the event: This is a yearly event. It was first held in 2016. This is an exhibition in smart city and intelligent building in China, known as the industry development vane. It covers the following categories: building equipment management and green building, public security, smart IoT and smart home, smart city, data center and communication, audio-visual, green building.
- China Building Science Conference and Green Intelligent Building Expo-
Date: June 24-27, 2022
About the event: The expo will cover 160,000 m2 of the National Convention and Exhibition Center (Tianjin) in 11 exhibition areas. It covers the following: comprehensive solutions for building implementation, sponge city and green building materials, construction machinery; building energy-saving, building mechanical and electrical engineering; intelligent buildings; prefabricated buildings and modern buildings; design and innovation; and green intelligent decorations.
Exhibitions in Europe:
- UK Construction Week-
Location: London, UK; Birmingham
Date: May 3-5, 2022 (London)
October 4-6, 2022 (Birmingham)
About the event: UK Construction Week is the UK’s largest construction event. The event brings together all stakeholders within the built environment across every facet of design, build, and product innovation. As the most significant event dedicated to knowledge sharing, championing good practice, and problem-solving, it’s the environment for the whole industry to look, talk, plan, learn and do business, providing answers for what, when, where, and how we build our future.
- ICCX Central Europe-
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Date: February 16-17, 2022
About the event: The two-day high-class conference program is structured into four thematic areas and covers a wide range of topics related to the concrete and precast industries. The trade exhibition will host a total of about 100 stands and provide ample opportunity for networking and client-customer interaction. With the event still months away, the booking of exhibition space is already very well advanced.
- Construction and Energy Fair Regensburg-
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Date: April 23-24, 2022
About the event: Construction and Energy Fair Regensburg 2022 will feature lectures on building, housing, and energy, providing extensive information for all target groups of an audience-oriented trade fair. The main sectors of the exhibitor’s profile will be from construction, energy planning, home, renovation, finance/insurance, and housing/environment from various countries from all continents, plus the entire spectrum of energy and construction operators are represented at Construction and Energy Fair on the fair weekend. It is an ideal forum with plenty of diving expertise.
- Fastener Fair Italy-
Location: Milano, Italy
Date: November 30th- December 1st, 2022
About the event: Fastener Fair Italy is a business trade event covering all fastener and fixing industry aspects. This unique exhibition offers an excellent opportunity to make new contacts and build successful business relationships between producers, wholesalers and distributors, end-users, and the industry. It provides an unmissable showcase in Italy for national and international manufacturers and distributors of industrial and construction fasteners and fixings, fastener manufacturing technology, related products, and services.
- Finnbuild 2022:
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Date: October 4-6, 2022
About the event: FinnBuild showcases the latest products and services, working methods and solutions for construction and building technology, as well as a wide variety of programs for trade professionals. FinnBuild has been organized since 1974 and brings together all the critical factors in the construction industry.
FinnBuild is the most significant event in the industry in Finland, both in terms of the number of participating companies, visitors, and exhibition space.
As mentioned above, an exhibition has many incredible benefits that can truly make an impactful change to a company for the better. However, it is essential to clarify that participating in such an event is not an easy task. It takes a lot of effort and money, especially if you want your stand to make a lasting impression next to all the others. We at Xinergy Global have the required experience and tools to make the experience a much easier ordeal. Our services include, but are not limited to:
- Setting up your stand.
- Representing your company.
- Take care of every detail regarding your participation so that you can make the most out of every trade show.
Contact us for further information and consulting.