- More than 700 exhibitors and brands from 18 countries and regions will participate the show, and the increases over 30% compared with last year
- 5 categories, 20 themes and over 80 sessions of educational programs, the show provides the professionals to exchange ideas within the region
- Visiting delegations coming from other Asian and Pacific counties
World of Concrete Asia 2017, the China International Trade Fair for Concrete, Flooring, Mortar and Sports Venue, will be held at Shanghai New International Exhibition Center from 4 to 6 December 2017.
By integrating the China Floor Expo, China Mortar Expo, and Sports Venue Expo under the WOC brand, this year’s World of Concrete Asia will be the must-attend event for the construction marketplace for the domestic China and wider Asian Pacific markets. WOCA will showcase the latest developments across the globe on many aspects of concrete, flooring, building materials and construction technology that are applicable to the country and the region.
The first World of Concrete Asia takes an exhibition area over 42,000 square meters at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, with a remarkable growth of 30% compared with last year. More than 700 exhibitors and brands from 18 countries and regions present their newest technologies and new products covering concrete production, construction application and maintenance in Shanghai this December.
In addition to the growing space of the exhibition, world-class education programs are presented with speakers from China and all over the world. 5 categories, 20 themes, over 80 sessions will be presented onsite, and the show is to be the platform for the professionals to share the experiences and exchange ideas from the region.
The seminars include Asia Concrete Summit, Asia Construction Summit, The Latest Concrete Development in USA, Going Global Image of China Concrete Admixtures Industry and Technical Seminars, Concrete Green Production Technology, 10th Year Anniversary of China Flooring Association and Technical Seminars, Concrete Floor Cracks, Round-table Conference on Terrazzo Projects, National Construction Materials Rental Contractor Industry Forum, China Aggregate Market Development Forum and so forth.
Visiting delegations from other Asian countries like Australia, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore are coming to the show too. This exhibition aims to provide an international platform for industry companies to display cutting-edge technologies and products as well as to communicate with professionals.
Eric Wong, Executive Director of National Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Malaysia (NRMCA) said that, “The World of Concrete Asia 2017 to be held in Shanghai could be more relevant to Asian countries with China as a leader in construction. We look forward to learning new technology and expertise in relation to concrete industry during our visit. Our delegation consists of people from the precast and spun pile industry and ready mixed concrete industry. And our mission is to facilitate and expose our delegates to all these latest technologies which are available in this event. We hope to employ all that are new to us to assist and improve our business in Malaysia. Since WOCA 2017 will be the first of its kind outside America, we hope the fair will be as good and exciting, we will like to wish the organizer success in the fair.”
Datuk Matthew Tee Kai Woon, President of the International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations (IFAWPCA): “It is our privilege to participate in the International Construction Conference coinciding with the World of Concrete Asia. We look forward to this 3-day event that will be a great opportunity to network with other key role players of the construction industry. We are pleased that the World of Concrete brand has further sustained the industry by showcasing high-quality products and services every year. And with our collaboration, together we aim to widen the network of professional cooperation among construction contractors and suppliers in the region.”
The first show is supported by local and international organizations include China Flooring Association, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Building Materials Sub-Council, China Bulk Cement Association of Popularization & Development Pre-Mixed Mortar Specialty Commission, China Construction Material Rental Contractor Association, Institute of Technical Information for Building Materials Industry, China Aggregates Net, Asian Concrete Construction Institute, Concrete Admixture Branch of China Building Materials Federation Building Materials Academy, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Malaysia, International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations, ANMOPYC Spanish Manufacturers Association of Construction and Mining Equipment, and so on.
The first World of Concrete Asia will be an outstanding opportunity to network, meet business partners, strengthen existing contacts and establish new ones.