The COMEXPSIUM Group, a European leader in event organization, recently formed a partnership with Informa Exhibitions to create World of Concrete Europe as part of the trade show INTERMAT 2015. Building on the success of this first edition, the organizers have decided to once again pool their reputation and expertise to launch a new and exclusive event: World of Concrete Europe - Exhibition & Forum, comprising an exhibition area and a program of seminars and round tables.
This new event, to be held February 22-23, 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, is designed to cater to all the expectations of the European concrete market, enhancing its resonance and visibility, and building and reinforcing strong ties between the sector and its stakeholders.
As the only European event dedicated to concrete and aimed at the construction and infrastructure community, World of Concrete will be the point of convergence for the sector’s leaders, offering visitors an exhaustive view and an expert vision of the latest innovations, trends and technological, digital, aesthetic and environmental developments in the field of technologies, applications, equipment, etc.
The entire European concrete industry acting together – a first in Paris!
125 exhibitors: concrete, cement and mortar producers, manufacturers of materials, machines and equipment, formwork and scaffolding, demolition, lifting and handling accessories, designers of special and decorative concrete, new technologies and measuring instruments, etc.
2,000 visitors and 500 conference delegates: building and civil engineering contractors, suppliers and manufacturers of materials (concrete, cement, aggregates, admixtures, etc.), distributors of concrete products and tools, residential housing builders, contracting authorities, local authorities, prime contractors, etc.
Expertise and networking to discover all the facets of a universal material
All of the key figures from the European concrete sector will be in attendance to constitute a unique platform for concrete, meet and exchange with all the actors in the profession and highlight their pro-activity and vitality, in order to support an attractive and fast-evolving sector, and be the ambassadors for the image of a universal, innovative, multi-purpose and multi-dimensional material.
The conjunction of an exhibition space and a seminar forum will enable the visitors to discover the many facets, applications and functions of a material championed by a profession engaged in a process of technological and environmental innovation.
Emphasis will be placed on a series of educational and interactive seminars and workshops devised together with concrete organizations from all over Europe. An opening plenary and 15 seminar sessions during the two days of the event will deal with major topical themes such as the life cycle, recycling and the circular economy of concrete, life span of concrete constructions, art and concrete, BIM and concrete, etc.