Over four days, the group of trade shows including INSTALACJE, SECUREX, SAWO, GREENPOWER and EXPOPOWER managed to attract crowds of visitors.
The trade shows were visited by 28,578 professionals. Thanks to the bus initiative organized in cooperation with wholesalers, Poznań was visited by professionals from the whole Poland.
To the Fair in search of knowledge and innovations!
It was at the INSTALACJE trade shows that manufacturers decided to present their latest products. The Premiere Club, which featured the first ever demonstration of products on the Polish market, saw 47 brand new items! Furthermore, the most modern and innovative ones were awarded with the MTP Gold Medal. As many as 22 medals were awarded this year.
Owing to cooperation with sector-specific associations and trade show partners, a wide range of meetings and conferences addressing current trends and challenges affecting the industry were held. These included the 4th Conference for the Sector of Heating, Sanitary, Installation, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Devices co-organized by ZHI, SPIUG, and MTP. PORT PC, on the other hand, presented new industrial guidelines for installers and designers of heating and cooling systems during the conference entitled "Future standards in the heating technology". Further to that, Globenergia arranged a photovoltaic workshop on HYBRID POWER. The National Refrigeration Forum organized a conference on "Refrigeration industry in the light of the current legal regulations," whereas the conference "Applicable requirements for ventilation and air-conditioning equipment. Supporting design with the BIM program" was delivered by the Wielkopolska Regional Chamber of Construction Engineers. Another event to have been held was the Bathroom PRO forum – a totally new series of meetings for professionals operating in the bathroom industry and an exhibition of products showing the development of this sector.
Polish Installers Championship
Apart from the review of what manufacturers have to offer, the trade shows featured a range of special events, conferences, seminars as well as sports shows. It was the sixth time Poznań hosted masters of installations, who came here to take advantage of the unique opportunity to participate in the fierce competition and become the Polish Champion of Installers 2018. The main prize for the winner was a brand new Citroen Berlingo.
After many hours of exciting competition, fighting against the clock and struggling with stress, Dariusz Piotrowski turned out to be the best installer taking only 00:03:52,12. The second place went to Wojciech Matowicki taking 00:03:59,64, whilst Jakub Banasiak finished third taking 00:04:07,09.
The final of the Polish Installers Championship was preceded by the qualifying rounds known as "Installation On Tour", which were held in 2017 in fifteen cities across Poland. Those willing to participate in the Championship finale could also take advantage of the complementary qualifying round held on the first and the second day of the INSTALACJE trade show.
The last day of the trade show also staged the final of the Polish Installers Championship for schools, a competition for students to test their skills. Mateusz Mikulski, who managed to complete all the tasks in 5:36,26, proved to be the best of all young installers.
The Championship was organized thanks to such companies as Afriso, Brötje, Grundfos, Tece and VOGEL&NOOT. Among the sponsors providing support were Lechma and Citroen Labijak Auto Lama, Snicers, as well as Topex.
Along with that, the exhibition hall 4 housed the Installer Club. It was the fifth time the visitors could take advantage of the meeting spot for business talks arranged by SBS, as well as the chill-out zone where the trade show guests were provided with plenty of attractions.
The strategic partner for the trade show was the Polish Employers Association for the Heating, Sanitary, Installation, Air Conditioning and Ventilation Industries ZHI. The event was held under the patronage of the Ministry of Investment and Development as well as the most important industry associations and media.
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