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Next Event: 7 – 9 March 2017

‘Smart Cities’ – Exhibition and Conference for South - East Europe

Date: 5 – 7 April 2016
Frequency: Annual
Organizer: Via Expo
Venue: Sofia, Inter Expo Center
Smart Cities is the only specialized event in Bulgaria in a format ‘exhibition – conference’. It aims to promote modern technologies and good practices that can transform our cities into more environmentally friendly and efficient systems. The event is a meeting point between solution providers and their customers. The participation in the parallel conference is a great opportunity to obtain information about trends, legislation and perspectives.

The exhibition
The participants will present:

  • Software for smart home, office and industrial premises; building installations
  • Energy efficient lighting, heat recovery units and vacuum insolation
  • The process of design and construction of passive houses, training courses for "Passive House Designer/Consultant" (CEPH)
  • Devices for energy storage
  • Solutions for intelligent transport
  • Information system for knowledge transfer between different countries


  • Speakers from Covenant of Mayors, Calypso Networks Association, American Institute of Architects, Buildings Performance Institute Europe, Big Data Value Association, Bulgarian Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, etc.


  • Topics: sustainable architecture; aspects of national policy in IT; green innovative solutions; new perspectives for the Bulgarian municipalities; future internet applications in urban transport and logistics; smart finance for smart buildings; intelligent transport; realized projects in two Bulgarian municipalities.

The 2015 Event

Distance street lighting management system, LED illuminators, Wi-Fi technologies, mobile ticketing service for public transport, ultra-compact electric vehicle, ‘Smart House’ software, etc. caught the visitors’ interest.   

Speakers from Architects’ Council of Europe, International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance IBESA (Germany), Etra (Spain), Austrian Energy Agency, Telelink (Bulgaria) and Alvarion Technologies (Israel) joined the conference.

‘There are many opportunities for collaboration with Bulgarian cities and potential partners. We made many contacts during our stay at the exhibition and conferences, and it seems a really interesting potential market.’ – says Miguel Ángel García from CARTIF, Spain.

Post Event Report 2015







Exhibitions & Conferences

Waste Management & Recycling

Sofia Sport & Healthy Life Exhibition

Via Expo is a Member of:

Bulgarian Association of Recycling

Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association

Bulgarian- Swiss Chamber of Commerce

German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Bulgarian Industrial Association


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