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


Date: 5-7 April 2016
Frequency: Annual
Organizer: Via Expo
Venue: Sofia, Inter Expo Center
Working hours for visitors: 5 - 6 April: 10.00 - 18.00 h.; 7 April: 10.00 - 17.00 h.
 
The Smart Cities Exhibition & Conference 2015 presented new technologies which transformed today’s cities into sustainable systems spending less energy and resources. The number of exhibitors was doubled. 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.   

The conference program embraced issues like renewable energy storage, energy efficiency, smart ticketing in urban e-mobility, smart metering, market strategies and financing instruments for smart cities projects, etc.

Speakers from Architects’ Council of Europe, Calypso Networks Association (Croatia), International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance IBESA (Germany), Etra (Spain), Austrian Energy Agency, Covenant of Mayors (Belgium), Energy Agency of Plovdiv, 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


 


 

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Sofia Sport & Healthy Life Exhibition

Elevators & Escalators

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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