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LiftBalkans - Exhibition for Elevators and Escalators for South-East Europe

Date: 5-7 April 2016
Frequency: Biennial
Organizer: Via Expo
Venue: IEC, Sofia, Bulgaria
Working hours for visitors: 5 - 6 April: 10.00 - 18.00 h.; 7 April: 10.00 - 17.00 h.

LiftBalkans is a timely support of the vertical industry in South-East Europe. Its aim is to speed up the well-needed modernization of the stock of old lifts in the Region by presenting the latest products and services. Only in Bulgaria 80 000 elevators have to be updated or replaced with new installations in the next years. Furthermore, there is a growing interest towards high quality residential buildings as well as investments in new shopping and business centers.

The dynamic changes in the vertical transportation all over the world are reflected here – the installed elevators and escalators are more reliable, faster, economical and with elegant design.

As the only business event in this sector in Bulgaria, LiftBalkans provides favorable opportunities for direct meetings between industry players.

The 2014 Edition a Glance

  • Exhibitors from Belarus, Bulgaria, Greece and Italy
  • 50% of them have confirmed their intention to participate in 2016
  • Product range: elevators, escalators and moving walks, loading platforms, facilities for transportation of disabled people, cabins, components, communications systems, etc.
  • Visitors from Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey and Hungary
  • Visitor profile:  developers, investors, engineers, facility managers, architects, technicians; managers / owners of commercial and business centers, hotels, public buildings, representatives of the state administration.
  • At the parallel seminar, guest speakers have presented topics related to the European legislation, standards, energy consumption, problems and opportunities in lift manufacturing in Bulgaria.

Post Event Report 2014



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