FEICON BATIMAT, A LEADING CONSTRUCTION SHOW OF LATIN AMERICA
4 April to 8 April 2017 , Anhembi Exhibition Pavilion, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Feicon Batimat is considered as on the top exhibitions in South America for architecture and building materials as well systems for industrial, commercial and residential construction and interior design. It takes place annually in Sao Paulo, Brazil, gathering a serious number of international exhibitors and market leaders involved in the building and construction industry.
In addition, during the show is taking place a number of very important events and presentations on the main issues of the sector.
With more than 1,000 types of stones and colors ( more than 500 varieties for commercial use ), Brazil is the main supplier for the USA, Mexico, Argentina , Colombia and other countries of the Americas and a serious supplier for the E.U. countries. Brazilian exports of natural stones increased by 23% and reached $1.3 billion in 2013, with sales to more than 100 countries globally. The main final product of the granite sector is the kitchen countertop.
Brazil is considered as one of the main countries in the world ‘involved in the granite industry’. It is one the main producers together with China , India , the USA and Italy and the sixth largest natural stone exporter worldwide after Italy, China, India, Spain and Portugal. After Spain and China, Brazil is the third largest exporter of slate and following India, the second for granite blocks.
The 22nd edition of FEICON BATIMAT, 12-16 April 2016.
FEICON BATIMAT is focused on presenting firsthand the main trends and product launches in the construction industry, from basic materials to finishing. The 22nd edition provided its exhibitors and visitors contacts with the main suppliers in the industry, professional updates, networking with specialists and highly qualified technicians. In parallel gave to everyone interested in, to participate in simultaneous events that were totally innovative.
Products and sectors
The product groups presented in the 22nd edition of the show were: building design, building maintenance, building management, building security, ceramic, Components, construction materials, construction project management, doors, flooring, insulation, insulation materials, interior, project planning, solar panels, tiles and windows.
It covered industry sectors such as: Architecture, Building Construction, Building Materials, Construction Machinery, Structural Engineering,
Visitors and exhibitors profile
The visitor profile for FEICON BATIMAT 2016 included specialists on architect, buyers of building sector, builders and interior designers, distributors, engineers, specifiers and developers, manufactures and wholesalers. The visitors’ number was approximately 120,000. The exhibitor profile include a wide range of products and professional services. The exhibits presented were in regard of kitchen and bath products, outdoor and leisure, paints, varnishes and coatings, tools and equipment for construction, environmental heating and cooling, , automation and safety, electrical and lighting systems, machineries, IT and professional services. The exhibitors reached the 2,000 ( in compare with the 1,050 of 2014).
Exhibitor’s origin was from over 32 countries, among them Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China (PR), Colombia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, etc.
The venue of FEICON BATIMAT 2016 was Pavilhao de Exposicoes do Anhembi, Santana, 1209, Avenida Olavo Fontoura Sao Paulo Brazil, with an exhibition area of 85,000 m2.
Special features and events held during the show (April 12 to 16, 2016):
According to the organizers: ‘Feicon Batimat is considered an inspirational platform for its thousands of visitors, making it reference for the civil construction market. With a 22-year history, this is the only event in Latin America offering a complete overview of the market in just one place: product exhibition, technical demos and launches, and totally innovative content events that provide attendees with unique experiences, professional updating and networking with specialists’.
The events taking place during the exhibition are:
FEICON BATIMAT 2017
The next Feicon Batimat will be held from 4 April to 8 April 2017 at the Anhembi Exhibition Pavilion in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
By: Kallirroi Pavlakou
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