20th International exhibition of energy-efficient heating, ventilation, air conditioning, water supply & treatment, renewable energy, plumbing and swimming pools
15-18 May 2018 • International Exhibition Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine

The success of AquaTherm Kyiv 2016 Exhibition as an indicator of the industry's development and the

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The 18th International Exhibition AquaTherm Kyiv was held with a great success from 17th till May 20th. The record number of participants (480 companies) and a significant increase in audience (more than 24 000 visitors) were main features of the exhibition this year.
In addition to the quantitative growth, the participants pointed out higher quality of the show: the quality of visitors, a strong interest in energy-efficiency and resource-saving technologies. In general, the results of the exhibition confirmed the recovery of the Ukrainian construction market, as well as active reorientation in line with European standards of energy conservation - both on the part of manufacturers, suppliers and specialists, as well as from end-consumers.

The main results of Aqua-Therm Kiev 2016 Exhibition in facts and figures:
- The exhibition hosted 480 participating companies. It is 40% more than the number of exhibitors in 2015.
- Aqua-Therm Kyiv 2016 exhibition partners were such companies as Fado, Koller Pool, Viessmann, Wizard. The exhibition confirmed its status of the largest HVAC-industry event not only in Ukraine but also in Eastern Europe.
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- Exhibitors represented 21 countries of the world: Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Great Britain, Iran, Italy, Spain, China, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
- For the first time 3 national pavilions were presented: German, French and American
- The unique number of visitors was 24 122 people, which is 27.2% more than last year. At the same time, the total number of visits reached 43 748, which means that on average each visitor attended the exhibition more than once. According to preliminary estimates, more than 70% of visitors were professionals (builders, installers, project managers, dealers, trading and purchasing companies, engineers, heating engineers, designers, etc.).
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- Further international component strengthening is the main stress of the exhibition’s development. The number of foreign visitors was more than 2,000 people. More and more foreign brands are expanding to the Ukrainian market and looking for partners and representatives in our country. In their turn, foreign participants speak unanimously about the great prospects of the Ukrainian market, and believe in the fast improvement of the economic situation in Ukraine.
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- As part of Aqua-Therm Shuttle Bus program the exhibition was visited by more than 700 installers from the regions of Ukraine. This year there were 13 buses from 11 cities (Odessa, Mykolayiv, Cherkassy, ​​Poltava, Zaporozhye, Khmelnytsky, Zhytomyr, Chernivtsi, Kamenetz-Podolsk, Ivano-Frankivsk and Lviv), which came to the exhibition. This program is always perceived positively by exhibitors and became one of the hallmarks of Aqua-Therm Kiev exhibition. Organized groups of Shuttle Bus program visit large booths and national pavilions and stands, which represent novelties. Aqua-Therm shuttle program partner was Wizard company.
- For the first time specialized salon «Bathroom: Design & Technologies» was introduced at the exhibition with 20 participating companies. The Concept of salon, which was the synthesis of comfort, functionality and style fully justified itself. The visitors, among which prevailed planners and designers, have shown great interest in the equipment, technologies and solutions presented in the framework of the salon. Main partner of Bathroom salon: Design & Technologies was Koller Pool company.
- As always, visitors were interested in other specialized salons - Cool Clima, Eco Energy, salon Basseyn Pool, «Filters and water purification technology."
- Business program consisted of 12 events (seminars and conferences), where many relevant topics and burning questions of the market were risen and discussed. For example, the conference ”Improving the efficiency of thermal power through the use of heat pumps", organized by the National Association of Ukraine in heat pumps was completely full. Traditionally, specialists of water treatment were interested in the Ukrainian branch conference "Mechanisms to ensure water supply."
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Many successful negotiations were held within the framework of Dealers program. Many representatives of trading companies and potential suppliers took part in this special service of Aqua-Therm Kyiv
- New services of the organizers contributed to the success of the exhibition. For example, a touch panel, helped visitors to navigate and easily find the right stand or company. Each stand additionally had signs with booth number, country of origin and novelties of the exhibitor. Visitors were also actively using the free charging points for mobile devices and gadgets. A significant number of visitors registered online, because it is fast and convenient. Besides, the electronic ticket does not require an additional check-in, so that you can immediately jump in the pavilion without queuing. And with the new service "Job market" one can fit their resume and be interviewed directly at the exhibition.
- Traditionally, the second day of the exhibition was «the hottest». Although, the exhibition was active and lively from the first day, the second day was total sellout. It has been a while since participants have seen so many visitors attending the exhibition. Numerous negotiations were continuously held on stands, as well as different demonstrations of the equipment, consultations and workshops. Conference rooms were packed with visitors attending conferences and seminars. During the exhibition visitors have seen the technological innovations of the industry, got familiar with the energy efficiency solutions and received expert advice. At the end of the fourth day, tired but happy exhibitors parted. Yet they gathered a lot of new contacts, which will surely be converted into orders.
 
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More information about the exhibition: http://www.aqua-therm.kiev.ua
Contact: +38 (044)496 86 45/46, (096) 180 32 02 Olga Kosinska
 
Information sheet. International exhibition Aqua Therm Kyiv  is annually held in Kyiv. Organizers: Premier Expo (Ukraine) and ITE Group Plc (Great Britain). Leading international brands chose this exhibition to present their new products and solutions to the market.  Moreover 96% of the participants acknowledge this industrial forum to have highest ROI. Annually there are more than 20 events and presentations organized within the framework of the exhibition. They are attended by more than 3000 professionals of the industry: 88% of which are decision makers, half are the owners, directors or buyers from all regions of Ukraine. During Aqua-Therm Kyiv visitors are able to get special price offers for the upcoming season.
The exhibition is in the top 10 industry events of Europe together with ISH (Frankfurt), Climatización (Madrid), Chillventa (Nurnberg) etc. Only novelties of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, water supply, renewable energy, plumbing and swimming pools are presented. The exhibition is supported by the Ministry of regional development, construction, housing and communal service.