ACREX India 2017 – An International Show which is truly National!
- The event promises to be the most coveted event for the Built Environment – Formation of Build Fair Alliance
- A worldclass venue with international standards and facilities
- Focussing on the Theme - Rising India: Enterprising & Cool
- Guest Country: Turkey, Supported by ISIB
- Focus on MSME‘s
ACREX India will open its doors for the 18th time in Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR, India from 23 to 25 February 2017. South Asia’s leading trade fair on Refrigeration & Cold Chain, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Intelligent Buildings is organised by Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) and produced by NuernbergMesse India.
It has been an endeavour of ISHRAE to bring HVAC&R Industry into the forefront and make ACREX India the most coveted event for the built environment. Therefore ISHRAE has formulated a Build Fair Alliance (BFA) this year, with five independent shows catering to the various segments of the Building Construction industry. BFA will bring different players of the Construction Industry under this umbrella and thus offer all stakeholders of the industry an opportunity to acquaint themselves with the latest technology in the field.The Alliance comprises following events and will be conducted at the same venue as ACREX India:
- ACREX India - covering HVAC, Refrigeration and Building Automation Systems
- ISH India powered by IPA – International trade fair showcasing plumbing, sanitation, bathroom & kitchen, renewable energy and home automation systems in India
- Fire & Security India Expo (FSIE) - previewing Fire safety & security solutions
- FENSTERBAU FRONTALE INDIA focusing on Façade & Fenestration products
- glasspro INDIA encompassing solutions and innovations for the glass industry
“With every edition, ACREX India is becoming grander than before – offering more opportunities for stakeholders across the industry. Build Fair Alliance is an initiative to bring five strengths of the Built Industry under one roof. All individual experts under the Alliance will present the best ever platform with respect to participation and networking opportunities for the construction industry. We look forward to welcoming you there!” says, Ms. Sonia Prashar, Managing Director, NuernbergMesse India
ACREX 2017 is expected to attract 500 exhibitors, 30 percent of them from outside India and more than 50,000 Decision-Makers, Architects, Developers, End Consumers, Advisers and Project Managers.
The venue, India Exposition Mart (IEML), Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR, will be hosting the event for the first time. This location provides a larger exhibition area, which meets the call from ACREX exhibitors for more space. Even the area for which firm bookings have been received so far is up 15 percent on 2016.
India is the fastest growing economy in the world today – an impressive position it has held since the year 2015. Our theme for this year at ACREX India 2017, Rising India: Enterprising and Cool, is directly linked to the growing economy of India, laying emphasis on how welcoming a country can be.
“India is currently one of the favourites of the major international players. The world views our country as an engine for growth for their business,” said Mr. Ashish Rakheja, Chairman, ACREX India 2017. He added, “There is a greater focus on energy efficiency and end consumers, skilled workers and installers all consider there will be more and more need for energy-saving technologies. There is growth in all areas – Hospitals, Retail, Industry, Infrastructure and Commercial development zones – which offer incentives for central industrial plant businesses. The Refrigeration industry is also enjoying continued growth. All of this offers the ideal conditions to make ACREX India 2017 a success”.
ACREX India 2017 will have country pavilions hosted by Turkey, Germany and China. Besides these, there is individual participation by 25 countries including USA, UK, UAE, Taiwan, Italy, France, Hong Kong, Russia, Mexico, Sweden, Korea, South Korea, Thailand, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Malaysia, Vietnam and many more. Two new participating countries namely Russia and Hong Kong will also be present. Country delegations are expected from Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey and China. One of the biggest highlights this year will be, for the first time we have a Guest Country at our show, Turkey, represented by ISIB, to improve relations between India and Turkey.
Besides participation of International Global Players the show will also see International support from organizations like ASHRAE, REHVA, ISKID, CAR, ANPRAC, Eurammon, KNVIK, ISIB, CIBSE, etc.
Focus on MSMEs
The intention is also to give small and medium-sized enterprises better opportunities to participate in the trade show
. Special packages have been developed for them, including an exhibition area of 6-9 m² with a Hostess provided, along with Airport transfers, Hotel accommodation and tickets for important industry events as part of the trade show. Next year there will also be a focus on increased participation by companies in the automation industry. From the perspective of manufacturers and skilled workers, this sector offers strong parallels with the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration technology industries.
The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), was founded in 1981 at New Delhi by a group of eminent HVAC&R professionals. ISHRAE today has more than 12,000 HVAC&R professionals as members and additionally there are 7,500 Student-members. ISHRAE operates from 41 Chapters and sub Chapters spread all over India, with HQ in Delhi. It is led by a team of elected officers, who are members of the Society, working on a voluntary basis, and collectively called the Board of Governors.
About NürnbergMesse Group
NürnbergMesse is one of the 15 largest exhibition companies in the world. Its portfolio covers some 120 national and international exhibitions and congresses and approximately 40 sponsored pavilions at the Nuremberg location and worldwide. Every year, around 30,000 exhibitors (international share 41 percent) and up to 1.4 million visitors (international share of trade visitors 24 percent) participate in the own, partner and guest events staged by the NürnbergMesse Group, which is present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil, Italy and India. The group also has a network of around 50 representatives operating in more than 100 countries.