22nd international exhibition of domestic and industrial equipment for heating, water supply, engineering and sanitary systems, air conditioning, ventilation, swimming pools and Spa Aquatherm Moscow was held on February 6-9, 2018.
Products of 42 manufacturers and suppliers from China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, great Britain, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, UAE, and USA were presented in the exposition of the specialized section World of Water & Spa, Russia's largest specialized site for the purchase of equipment for swimming pools, saunas and Spa. In four days 27 517 unique visitors from 50 countries and 79 regions of Russia visited the exhibition. 85% of the audience were professionals who came to the exhibition to solve business problems, and target groups of visitors were representatives of wholesale (30%) and retail (17%) trade, companies specializing in installation (25%) and design (6%) of engineering systems, equipment manufacturers (8%), construction (5%) and management (3%) companies
New brands and new solutions were in 2018, 241 companies took part in the exhibition for the first time.
New participants from Russia, Belarus, Great Britain, Germany, India, Iran, Spain, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea, Slovenia, the USA, Turkey, Finland, France, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Chile, Switzerland and Japan joined the exhibition with more than 150 products. Among the companies that held meetings with Russian clients for the first time were participants of new national pavilions - India (30 companies with the support of FIEO, the Association of Indian Export Organizations) and Japan (6 companies with the support of ROTOBO, the Japanese Association for trade with Russia and New Independent States).
Feedback from new members
“We are very pleased with the preliminary results of our first participation in Aquatherm Moscow. We managed to hold a lot of meetings not only with experts from Moscow and Russian regions, but also from most CIS countries. We have received a positive response to our products from installers, wholesalers, importers, contractors, as well as end users. We are confident that our participation in Aqua-therm Moscow will bring wonderful results! Vainis Diaz, export Manager, Rointe (Spain)
Developing new directions
6-9 February at the exhibition site was held a completely new event-the international ventilation Congress AirVent. During all the days of the exhibition, The airvent Congress hall was a platform where trends and innovations in the industry were presented. 244 expert called for Congress to learn about future directions of legal regulation and new products.
On February 6, the Congress was opened by the Panel session "ventilation equipment Market in the countries of the Eurasian economic Union: the territory of equal opportunities, effective customs regulation and modern standards". Participants of the session learned about the current rules and standards from representatives of the government and market analysts, including: Sergey Shatirov, the Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation on economic policy; Sergei Pugachev, the Committee for technical regulation, standardization and quality of products, chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation; Georgy Litvinchuk, Litvinchuk Marketing; Natalia Kozhina, Scientific and technical Council for development of construction materials industry, Ministry of industry and trade (Ministry of industry and trade, Russia); Nikolai Krapivin, Russian Union of constructors; and Alexander Kvashnin, Termoconvent 2018.
The second day of the Congress was devoted to the technological expertise of known members of the ventilation market, including companies: Wolf Energy Systems, Siemens, VEZA, Ventzaschita, MEL, Tion Smart Micro Climate, Vozdukhotekhnika, bells; and the expertise of the journal "C. O. K." and "Litvinchuk Marketing".
On February 8, visitors of the exhibition took part in the presentation of the Ballu Airmaster program and the quiz held by Rusklimat. The final day of the Congress was devoted to presentations of ventilation equipment and solutions from Craft, Gripple, two Clouds and Turks.
Traditional business program Aquatherm Moscow extends the boundaries on February 6, experts learned about the prospects of using heat pumps as alternative energy sources in the framework of the 4th specialized scientific and practical conference on heat pumps "Heat pumps. Stimulation and implementation in Russia and in the world" (with the support of S. O. K. magazine ). The delegates received information about the directions of development and successful examples of heat pumps application in Russia - both in municipal power supply systems and in private homes. The event was held with the participation of representatives of the government, such as Dmitry Airapetyants, Deputy Minister of energy of Moscow region; Oleg Belection, Department of energy saving of the Ministry of energy of Moscow region; Dmitry Khomchenko, Analytical center for the Government of the Russian Federation. Ekaterina Malitskaya, VEB Finance, spoke about the main financial instruments for the modernization of municipal heating systems using heat pumps.
New materials, construction and finishing technologies became the main topics of the conference "Pools today", traditionally accompanied by the award " Pool of the year "(with the support of the magazine "BANBAS" and www.banbas.ru). On February 7, experts took part in the conference "Pools and spas, stadiums, ice arenas. Water supply, sanitation, microclimate" (supported by NP" AVOK "). The event was devoted to the current topic in Russia – equipment for sports facilities. The conference comprehensively analyzed the current requirements for water supply and sanitation systems, fire – fighting systems, as well as technologies and equipment to ensure the requirements for the microclimate of sports facilities-from legal regulation to effective and modern technologies. The conference "heating and water supply: energy efficiency, comfort and safety" (with the support of the magazine "Aqua-Term") allowed visitors to get up - to-date information and an overview of technologies and equipment available on the Russian market to ensure energy and resource efficiency, including modern instrumentation, boilers, thermal insulation, engineering systems and boilers.
The third Symposium "Efficient heating systems: development and prospects" (supported by BDH, Germany's Federal industrial Association for home, energy and environmental technology) was a meeting place for professionals who first learned about the novelties of the world famous HVAC brands including Wilo, Viessmann, Vaillant, Rehau, and Oventrop. On 8 February, two new associations supporting the exhibition, China national hardware Association (CNHA) and the chamber of Commerce, Shunde, Hips (SGACC) – organized the conference "Technologies for gas wall-hung boiler", where it presents the Chinese gas equipment. The event was attended by power supply and installation companies, as well as equipment manufacturers.
The organizers thank Russian and international associations and organizations for their invaluable support of the exhibition:
* Avoc, non-profit Partnership " engineers in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, heat supply and building thermal physics»
* Ministry of economy and energy, Germany
* German Federal industrial Association for housing, energy and environmental technology (BDH), Germany
* Federation of European heating, ventilation and air conditioning associations (REHVA)
• Association of the exhibition industry, Germany
* Japan Association for trade with Russia and the newly independent States (ROTOBO)
* Special Agency of the chamber of Commerce of the province of Novara (Italy)
* Investment, export and tourism Agency of the Piedmont region, Italy
* Federal Association for swimming pools and Wellness (bsw), Germany
• INTER POOL COVER TEAM (IPC), an international Association of manufacturers of pavilions for pools, Spa Spanish Association of manufacturers of equipment for bathrooms, sanitary engineering and ventilation Amek ASKON (Amec Ascon)
* Steel and Metalworking industry Association (WSM), Germany
* Federation of Indian export organizations (FIE0)
* China national Association of equipment manufacturers (CNHA)
• Shunde chamber of Commerce and industry (SGACC), China
The feedback from the participants
"At Aquatherm Moscow 2018 our stand was visited by a record number of guests from Russia and abroad, experts from more than 400 organizations: colleagues, dealers, partners. As a result of the negotiations, new partnership agreements were concluded and contracts were signed."Andrey Parshin, marketing Specialist, modern chimneys Craft
"This year, the company WILO RUS participated in the Aquatherm Moscow 2018 in order to provide Russian customers the novelties, and equipment, which is manufactured by the WILO RUS plant in Noginsk. Judging by the large number of contacts gathered, the exhibition was a success for us. In addition, the number of visitors was equal to the pre – crisis period-such a positive signal was recorded by my colleagues from sales, production and engineering departments, who productively spent four days at the exhibition. We are pleased with the quality of Aquatherm Moscow audience and the modern level of the exhibition organization, its promotion in the media and advertising campaign."Alexey Bykov, marketing Manager, Wilo Rus
"If you evaluate the market at that revival that prevailed at Aquatherm Moscow, he pulled up. The stands inspired creativity, positive and activity of the participants. Special thanks to the organizers for a lot of new ideas and a special project: airvent Congress. Let a successful start will be the key to success and achieve the most ambitious goals!"Mina Khachatryan, marketing Director, Rusklimat