New business solutions are to be demonstrated at the 69th edition of the International Technical Fair. The most important technology sector event in the Balkans is being held from 30 September to 5 October 2013 at the Fairgrounds of International Fair Plovdiv.
The innovative ideas presented of the participants in the forum are aimed at equipment modernization, expansion of the markets for investment goods and technologies producers, project financing. The new solutions can be seen both at the exhibition stands of participants from 41 countries and within the framework of the Business Events Programme. Some topics have been dealing with the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in the new programming period 2014 – 2020.
Among the sectors with the strongest presence at the 69th International Technical Fair are machine building, construction, power engineering, ecology, electronics and electrical engineering due to the good development prospects of these industries. Mining industry, chemical industry and IT are also showing signs of recovery reflected in the growth of the respective specialized exhibitions.
Nearly 70 innovations, including 10 worldwide and 10 European innovative products, are exhibited by leading Bulgarian and foreign companies.
The number of trade visitors is expected to go beyond last year's 40,000 visitors from 49 countries.
Highlights at AUTUMN 2013
Argentina, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Republic of South Africa, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, the UK, the USA.
of South Africa
, Slovak Republic
of companies from Germany
For the First Time – Official Participation of India
For the first time, India, currently one of world's the most stable developing, is participating officially in the International Technical Fair. Twenty major Indian companies operating in the field of machine building, auto service equipment, construction, chemical industry and power engineering, have chosen the Autumn Fair in Plovdiv to display their products and seek business partners.
Indian companies show great interest to invest in Bulgaria, because that would provide opportunities to do business in the European Union at the lowest cost. Most attractive sectors are agriculture, pharmaceutical industry, real estate, manufacturing of agricultural machinery, wine production, textile, food processing industry, steel production, information technology, etc.
87 sectors of economy are covered by ten international specialized exhibitions.
AQUATECH – Water Management and Technologies
AUTOTECH – Transport and Auto Service Equipment
ELTECH – Electronics and Electrical Engineering
ENECO – Power Engineering and Ecology
INFOTECH – Information Technologies
STROYTECH – Building Materials, Machines and Technologies
INTERMIN EXPO – Mining Industry
The exhibitions are accommodated in nine exhibition pavilions and the surrounding outdoor area.
Business Events Programme
The Business Events Programme of the 69th International Technical Fair comprises over 30 events focused on:
Green economy remains the undisputed leader in the largest business forum of investment goods and technologies in Southeastern Europe. The Green Energy Days initiative is being held for the third time, including three roundtables and a national conference within its framework.
Green building renovation
Reduction of energy expenses for households and municipalities
Alternative energy sources
Intelligent cities – smart buildings and sustainable transport
Projects of municipalities and companies