Building, construction materials and technologies exhibition, Yapı – Turkeybuild Istanbul, the biggest construction exhibition in the extensive region across the Balkans, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Middle East, and North Africa, and one of the top 5 in the world, is ready to welcome visitors on April 26th.
Yapı – Turkeybuild Istanbul will celebrate its 45th anniversary in 2023 and is the longest-running event for the construction industry in Türkiye in addition to being the most lucrative business platform in the region. This exhibition serves as a primary platform for both national and international exhibitors to reach a highly targeted audience consisting of buyers, decision makers, and influencers. Attracting buyers from across the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa as well as Türkiye, the exhibition plays a key role in establishing new partnerships.
Having shared the recent statistical data on the industry, Kemal Ülgen, General Manager at ICA Group Türkiye, said, “While the exports of construction materials have reached $26.13 billion with an increase by 17% in value during the first three quarters of the year as compared to the same period in the previous year, the annual exports have reached $35 billion. On the other hand, the imports of construction materials have reached $7.81 billion with an increase by 23%.” and continued:
“Housing sales have also increased by 11.4% and 1,057,193 houses were sold in the first 9-month period in 2022 as compared to the same period in the previous year. Housing demand for investment purposes was high during the first three-quarter period while new and pre-owned housing sales have also increased.”
Having expressed his gratitude for the contribution of Yapı - Turkeybuild Istanbul to the growth of the sector, Ülgen continued, “During the 44th Yapı – Turkeybuild Istanbul, which was held this year, our 320 exhibitors had the opportunity to meet over 45,000 industrial professionals as well as 385 hosted buyers from 59 countries. Having organized more than 2,500 B2B meetings, our exhibitors have achieved nearly €400 million worth of business volume. We aim at growing our exhibition even more in the 100th anniversary of Türkiye. I am proud of being able to announce that around 85% of our exhibition booths have already been booked in this respect.”
Industry Leading ZeroBuild Events Will Continue
ZeroBuild Summit is the most accomplished Zero Energy Buildings forum of the year where numerous leaders and innovators from all around the world come together for transformation into Zero Energy Buildings. The 4th ZeroBuild Summit’23 – International Zero Energy Buildings Summit with the motto, “ZeroBuild Possible” will be held in TUYAP Fair, Convention & Congress Centre, hosted by the 45th Yapı – Turkeybuild Istanbul between April 26th and 29th, 2023.