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Expo Build China 2013 - The Gateway To Approaching China's Building & Decoration Market

Expo Build China 2013 - China's Leading Exhibition for Premium Building Materials, is scheduled to take place from 1-3 April 2013 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

SHANGHAI, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- China is the world's largest producer and consumer of building materials, as well as representing a new market for those who engage in sustainable building. The USD$1,700 billion construction market is forecast to grow at an 8.5% CAGR, or RMB 30 trillion, by 2020. The retrofitting market is expected to increase by more than 1,000%. All of the world can see the buying and consumption power of China's building and design market.

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As one of the largest premium comprehensive building trade shows in China, Expo Build China ( has built up its reputation through 21 years of experience in the building industry, and has served as a gateway for investors and traders who want to approach the rapidly growing Chinese market. Expo Build China is organised by UBM Sinoexpo and supported by the Architectural Society of China and the China Institute of Interior Design. A great variety of high-tech building materials, innovative technologies and designs will be showcased at Expo Build China from 1-3 April 2013 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. As part of the international hospitality show, HDD Expo, it is estimated that Expo Build China will attract the participation of over 400 exhibitors and 40,000 visitors.

With the strong support of timber industry associations such as European Wood, the American Hardwood Export Council, French Timber and Canada Wood, a special themed zone featuring wooden products and timber buildings will be set up alongside the main event. A series of influential timber industry forums will accompany this event, which will not only host talks on optimising the commercial value of wooden products in China, but will also serve as an important platform for exchanges among architects, designers, developers, traders and manufacturers.

Based on its successful debut in 2012, the second edition of Ecobuild China, which is derived from the world's largest green building and new energy trade fair – Ecobuild in London – will be concurrently held at Expo Build China 2013 in the form of a United Kingdom pavilion and a "green building" pavilion. It will combine the latest innovative technologies and products in sustainable architectural design with a host of cutting-edge conferences, as well as team thought-leadership and practical application featuring suppliers of products and solutions for sustainable buildings and green technologies. A large academic delegation from the United Kingdom such as the British Research Establishment (BRE), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will provide high-level debates on topics such as "transforming low carbon construction into reality", as well as promoting building information modeling (BIM), BRE Environmental Assessment Methods (BREEAM), and so on. More than 30 leading industry experts from across the world will be invited to attend the debates, which will cover the most pertinent issues faced by the region and the industry.

In addition, the Hotel Plus – Mockup Hotel Room Show will be another highlight at Expo Build China 2013. It is being co-organised by the China Tourist Hotels Association and the Alliance of China Hotel Owners. The Hotel Plus show is devoted to demonstrating the most cutting-edge decorative art and material technologies in hotel space design by setting up six demonstration suites in hotel guest rooms on-site, and the total exhibition area will be over 1,000 sq m. Leading domestic and international hotel management groups such as Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), Greenland International Hotels Group, Wanda Hotels & Resorts, BTG-Jianguo Hotels & Resort Group, and New Century Hotels & Resort Group will all be involved with Hotel Plus, as well as Well Tech Studio from Italy.

A host of other events will be held alongside Expo Build China 2013, such as the Shanghai International Interior Design Festival ( organised by the China National Interior Decoration Association. A series of design forums, trend releases, and design award ceremonies will ensure rich cutting-edge content including international and multi-cultural exchanges, technology revolutions in the design industry and real business practices. These high-end talks on design culture will feature an unparalleled line-up of speakers, and especially well-known forward-thinking designers. Through communication, sharing and learning, you will not only refresh your views, but also benefit from the interesting networking opportunities.

About UBM Sinoexpo (
UBM Sinoexpo is the arm of UBM Asia that is responsible for the group's mainland China business. Our products and services cover eight industries: furniture, pharmaceuticals, hotel, building, boat, cleaning, food ingredients and lighting, and includes 34 business exhibitions, two publications and six B2B websites. Total exhibiting area exceeds 700,000sqm every year.

About the HDD Expo (
HDD Expo (Hotelex + Design & Deco) is composed of Asia's largest hospitality events – Hotelex Shanghai (, the Expo Build China (, the Ceramics, Tiles and Sanitary Ware China (, the Ecobuild China (, the Shanghai Hospitality Design & Engineering Expo (, and the Shanghai International Interior Design Festival ( – integrating design, fashion, green technology, future concepts and providing visitors with an unparalleled opportunity for insight and communication at the forefront of global hotel design.


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