BSC 2012 - Press Release
Building Solar China (Guangzhou) – Conference and Exhibition (BSC) opens its doors from 09 to 12 June 2012, in Guangzhou, China
Hong Kong, China, 01 June, 2012. The first edition of Building Solar China (Guangzhou) - Conference and Exhibition (BSC) opens its doors from 09 to 12 June 2012 (Conference 09 -10 June 2012, Exhibition 09 - 12 June 2012) at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. BSC is jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt and WIP and takes place concurrently with the 17th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), the largest lighting trade fair in Asia, and the 9th Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT).
BSC features integrated solar and smart technology solutions for buildings, and provides a comprehensive platform specifically focused on the latest trends and applications of smart solar building solutions. The event is supported by national and international associations such as UIA - International Union of Architects, SCSB, CRES - Special Committee of Solar Buildings, Chinese Renewable Energy Society, Beijing Qingshang Environmental Art & Architecture Design Institute, Shenzhen Solar Energy Society, Asian Institute of Intelligent Buildings and Hong Kong Association of Energy Engineers.
The Building Solar China Conference - held on the first two days - is focusing on “Smart Solar Building Solutions” with contributions from heavyweight conference speakers, including Han Aixing, Deputy Director-General of Department of Science & Technology and Energy Saving on Buildings of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China (MOHURD), Meng Xiangan, Vice President of China Solar Energy Association and Nikos Fintikakis, Architect, UIA Council Member, Director of UIA-ARES International Work Programme.
Stephan Buurma, Managing Director, Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd states: “Messe Frankfurt is proud to co-organise Building Solar China with WIP - a world-leading organiser of international solar conferences and exhibitions. WIP’s experiences in the renewable energy industry coupled with Messe Frankfurt’s professional history in organising exhibitions in China will help establish Building Solar China as one of the leading showcases in promoting solar building technology development within the country.”
Heinz Ehmann, WIP, Head of BSC Organising Committee - Europe concludes: “BSC promotes the concept of solar energy technologies into China’s booming building and construction activities. To unleash the potential in China’s solar building market will be a rewarding task. This event paves the way by gathering scientists, industry experts, politicians and investors with specialists and decision makers from the building sector to support the exchange of knowhow and innovative concepts.”
Background Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) and Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT)
BSC takes place concurrently with the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) and the Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT) from 09 to 12 June 2012 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. In 2012, GILE and GEBT will have 2,900 exhibitors from 27 countries showcasing their products in 21 halls covering 210,000 sqm, expecting to attract more than 100,000 visitors from around the World. Join BSC to share synergies from the success and the attendance of GILE and GEBT and to meet new strategic business partners.
Background Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is one of the leading trade fair organisers worldwide with 28 subsidiaries, 5 branch offices and 52 international sales partners. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe.
In 2011, Messe Frankfurt organised 101 trade fairs all over the world, of which 64 fairs took place outside Germany and more than 25 fairs in China.
WIP has more than 30 years of experience in renewable energy projects and more than 25 years of experience in organisation and realisation of international conferences and exhibitions. WIP is the organiser of the “European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition” (EU PVSEC) series and realised the “Solar Energy in Architecture and Urban Planning” conference. WIP focuses at advancing knowledge transfer and assisting in achieving greater market penetration of renewable energy technologies.
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