elcom 2017 and electro-technology business with Ukraine on the upswing!
Rising exhibitor and visitor numbers at elcomUkraine 2017!
After years of economic downturn in 2013 to 2015, the clear upward trend, which began with the year 2016, definitely continues in 2017.
This is also confirmed by exhibitor numbers, which have increased from 148 exhibitors in 2015 to 201 in 2016 and 256 exhibitors in 2017, up 27% compared to the previous year.
And it is confirmed by visitor numbers reaching 8,912 at elcom 2017 compared to 7,763 in 2016, a plus of 15%.
True: Trade fairs are a reflection of the market. Also true: Electro-technology business with Ukraine is on the upswing!
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Ms Mariya Dudnyk
Schneider Electric Ukraine - MarCom Manager
Schneider Electric as the global specialist in energy management and automation is active in Ukraine as a subsidiary since 2000.
Our integrated solutions contribute to the modernization of the Ukrainian multiple market segments, including Utilities and Infrastructures, Industries and Machine Manufacturers,
Non-residential Buildings, Data Centers & Networks, Residential by helping customers to reduce costs, stay connected, always and tap into an ultra-pure, secure and uninterrupted power supply.
We help Ukrainian customers to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our connected technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.
The participation at elcomUkraine 2017 gives a chance to discover new business opportunities, promote innovative technologies and be closer to Customers.
elcomUkraine 2017 featuring 256 exhibitors from 11 countries
After three years of decline: German electro-technology exports to Ukraine up 7.5% to 415,5 million euro in 2016
Ukraine is not only an important buyer of electro-technology. With electro-technology exports at a value of 1.8 billion euro in the year 2015, Ukraine is also an important producer and seller.
What concerns main Ukrainian electro-technology imports: According to ZVEI-German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association, they consist of power engineering technology, cables and wires, automation technology, industrial control systems and lighting technology.
And the level and quantity of these imports have been relatively stable also during the past few years, with a peak of 6.5 billion euro in 2012 and a low still amounting to 3.1 billion euro in 2015. China, Hungary and Germany are the most important supplier countries.
Figures for the year 2016 now mark a clear upward trend. After three year of decline in 2013, 2014 and 2015, German exports of electro-technology went up from 386.3 million Euro in 2015 to 415.5 million euro in 2016, a 7.5% increase over the previous year.
That is why Germany will again leave a heavy footprint at elcomUkraine 2017. Ukraine’s 21st International Trade Fair on Power and Electrical Engineering, Energy Efficiency and Automation is scheduled for 11 to 14 April 2017 at the KyivExpoPlaza in Kiev. The event is organised by the German trade show specialists fairtrade and their Ukrainian partners Euroindex.
The German Pavilion is presented by the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) and supported by ZVEI - the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association.
Also overall exhibitor figures are increasing. elcomUkraine 2017 sees the participation of 256 exhibitors from 11 countries compared to 201 exhibitors from 10 countries last year. The exhibitors come from Austria, Belarus, China, Germany, Korea, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine.
elcomUkraine 2017 will once again deliver as an excellent platform for decision-makers from all sectors of the Central and Eastern European industry, public institutions and the services industry to get in contact with cutting-edge solutions first, and to meet new suppliers. A major event bringing the two sides of supply and demand together for business. An integral part of elcomUkraine is its action-packed program of professional conferences, presentations and seminars.
The target of elcomUkraine has always been to support the Ukrainian industry and Ukrainian SMEs to improve their production facilities and to challenge the Ukrainian government on its way to modernize public infrastructure and introduce energy efficiency in all walks of life.
It goes without saying that the energy and industrial sector is one of the largest segments of the Ukrainian industry. The sector generates hundreds of thousands of jobs in the country and employs a considerable amount of the Ukrainian workforce.