ALGIERS- The 22nd International Building, Construction Materials and Public Works Fair “Batimatec 2019” will be held from 24 to 28 March at the Exhibition Centre, in Algiers, with the participation of more than one thousand Algerian and Foreign exhibitors, said Thursday the organizing company Batimatec Expo in a communiqué.
This economic event, co-organized with the Algerian Society of Fairs and Exports (Safex), will be marked by the participation of 400 international exhibitors representing fifteen countries, said the same source.
The Batimatec 2019 exhibition will cover an overall exhibition area of 44,000 m2, thus occupying all the pavilions and exhibition areas available at the Palace.
According to its organizers, Batimatec, which is expected to host some 200,000 visitors, will bring together professionals from the construction and public works sectors for five days, through various branches of activity.
Processes, equipment and construction materials, services, environment, innovation, new technologies, intelligent building, urban planning, and many other areas related to the building sector, will be reviewed during the fair.
A rich program of conferences, technical meetings, demonstration workshops, architectural competitions and press conferences are on the agenda.
In this sense, the 2019 edition of Batimatec will see the organization of several technical days focused on building energy efficiency and urban planning in the digital age.
In addition, a day of trophies will be organized on March 27th. According to the organizers, this is a space dedicated to technological innovation and architectural creativity that will notably reward the winners of the INNOVBAT 2019 trophy as well as those of the traditional “Charette d’Or” trophy.
The day will be closed by the presentation of the projects and the awarding of the prizes to the winners of the National Competition of young architects whose theme this year: Intervention site “The Kasbah of Algiers”, “Rethinking the limits as strategic places of urban regeneration “.It should be noted that the 2018 edition of the Batimatec show registered the participation of 1,039 exhibitors including 627 national companies and 412 foreign ones from 16 countries on a net exhibition area of around 33,000 m2, the statement added.