Over 97,500 visitors experienced the innovations and solutions displayed by over 250 exhibitors at the Constro International Fair 2018 in Pune. A report...
ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences and ITE partnered with Pune Construction Engineering Research Foundation (PCERF) with a vision of taking the building and construction industry to greater heights, organised Constro International Fair 2018 Pune, during January 18-21, 2018 at the Agriculture College Ground in Pune.
'Constro International Fair 2018 has unleashed multiple business opportunities to the participants as a result of the shared know-how during the event. It has proved to be the information hub of rapid developments in the Future of the Building Industry and also a launch-pad for many new services and technologies in the construction industry. Constro 2018 has matched international benchmarks in terms of facilities offered, overall business and social ambiance,' says Sumit Gandhi, Chairman and Managing Director, ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences.
The inaugural ceremony of the 15th edition of Constro International Fair 2018 at its home turf Pune set the tone for four power-packed days to follow. Chief Guest Atul Chordia, Chairman Panchshil Realty, inaugurated the event. Shantilal Kataria, President, CREDAI Maharashtra, was the keynote speaker, while RS Kulkarni, leading HVACR Consultant, was the Guest of Honour.
Constro International Fair, the flagship event of PCERF, started in 1985. The theme for this year, 'Latest Trends in Building Services and Products - The Future of Buildings', propagated the relentless purpose to constantly evolve and celebrate innovation. Constro raised the bar by exhibiting global products, sharing tomorrow's knowledge today, and showcasing ground-breaking advancements in the building and construction industry. The fair established itself as the most credited expo in the infrastructure and civil engineering industry in India, sprawled across an area of 21,078 sq m, with participation from more than 250 exhibitors, attendance of 97,578 visitors and more than 15,000 business delegates.
It assimilated the finest global brands, government bodies, engineers, construction companies, developers, architects, and designers, on one platform to display and source products and services pragmatically. Constro 2018 hosted and promoted innovations and technology in the industry as well as created better networking opportunities among procurement companies and suppliers and enabled industry exhibitors to showcase their extensive range and promotions.
Vishwas Lokare, President, PCERF, and Chairman, Constro '18, sums it up, 'Constro is not an event, it is a movement, a platform with the primary objective to exchange and share information on techno-commercial advancements, industry trends and innovative concepts related to materials, machinery, methods, and projects and it abides by this core principle even in the 15th edition of Constro.'