14-17 May, 2019

IEC, 15, Brovarsky Prospect
Kyiv, Ukraine

Event history

KyivBuild the show itself

2013

Exposition area:  10 150 sq.m
Number of participating companies:  342
Countries:  23
Users: 16 896 specialists

Ukrainian authorities and representatives of the construction market in Ukraine have agreed on a strategic partnership for the development of the industry over the next five years. ‘Memorandum of Cooperation’ was signed on February 20 at the opening of the 17th International professional construction exhibition, KyivBuild 2013.

This document was signed by the head of the Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov, Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing Dmitry Isayenko, heads of industry trade associations and exhibition organisers.

Purpose of the document:  to develop the Ukrainian construction industry and to attract foreign and domestic investment. By signing this memorandum key industry players have joined forces to implement a strategic partnership. As the main annual event in the Ukrainian construction industry, International exhibition KyivBuild will act as a tool to support this development.

Among the signatories of the memorandum were , executive director of the Confederation of Builders of Ukraine Sergey Grabar, president of the National Union of Architects of Ukraine Vladimir Gusakov , vice - president of the Association of Ukrainian Cities Miroslav Pittsyk , president of the Association "Ukrainian Union of Manufacturers of building materials and products " Ivan Saliy , Vice - President of the Ukrainian Security Industry Federation Anatoly Dolynniy, CEO of Ukrainian green Building Council (Ukrainian Green Building Council) Stanislav Shulga and CEO of "Premier Expo" Anatoly Sushon.

Over 1000 industry professionals took part in KyivBuild’s Business programme which included:
  • Conference "Development of the modern city alongside cultural heritage"
  • International Conference "Construction of precast concrete in Ukraine. Technology and facilities.
  • 2nd Transport Forum "Development of urban public transport in Ukraine. Perspective, technology, security "
  • XVI Ukrainian conference of the public organisation "Ukrainian Union of fire and technological security"
  • Conference "Ceramic brick : technology , construction and architecture"
  • CityBuild 2013: Conference "New approaches to the restoration, reconstruction and maintenance of immovable cultural heritage sites, historic centers and buildings "
  • E3- Forum 2013 - Ukrainian- German specialised forum "International experience for Ukraine: the introduction of "green" technologies in construction"
  • Conference "Autoclaved aerated concrete : production and use in construction"
  • Scientific and Practical Conference on "Historical styles and styles in modern interiors"
  • Roundtable "Popularisation of metal engineering"
  • Show presentation "The construction industry"
  • Round table "concept to improve technical safety regulations in the security industry. Creating a system of assessment "Registration in the security industry" - a step towards self-regulation"
  • Ukrainian Marketing construction industry Congress "Let's take off the rose-coloured glasses".

2012

17,440 trade professionals visited KyivBuild 2012, an increase of 17% on last year's figures. 350 companies from 21 countries exhibited at the event, including national groups from Belarus, Germany, and China.
A special ‘green' e3 mark was introduced at the event, highlighting the stands of companies offering products and technology related to energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly construction. Mykola Azarov, President of Ukraine and guest of honour at the exhibition, paid particular attention to these exhibitors, promising Government support for domestic companies developing green building technologies and materials.

Sustainable development of the modern city has been a key theme of the spring exhibition season. The CityBuild theme unified the business programmes of KyivBuild, KIPS, e3forum and the Architecture and Design Festival, attracting lively interest from construction and architecture firms, Government bodies, and urban planning professionals. A delegation from the Union of Architects of Russia, headed by its President Andrey Bokov, was among the participants of the CityBuild programme.

The General Plan for Kyiv was presented within the Architecture and Design Festival.

A standalone Innovative Projects Area presented new materials, equipment, and projects in the following sectors: the safe city, first-class infrastructure, energy saving, made in Kyiv, and electronic government.

The exhibition also featured the Intertool for Children charity event for the first time. Robert Bosch Ukraine and Ukraine's leading house builder Kyivgorstroy, supported by Premier Expo, built a children's playground for the Vasilek orphanage in Kyiv.

2011

The growth of the KyivBuild international exhibition indicates the stabilisation and recovery of the construction industry in Ukraine and its neighbouring countries. The total exhibition area has increased by 10% to 10 160 sqm and the number of exhibitors has increased 11% to 335 companies.

This year saw the introduction of InterTool Kyiv a specialised exhibition for hardware, tools and DIY, which along with the Hardware & Tools exhibition has joined the KyivBuild family of brands. Organisers and participants noted the strong success of the new tool show format and the growing interest of visitorsin this sector.

The 2nd International Scientific and Practical Forum of Environment and Energy Efficient Construction ‘E3forum’ was co-organised by US AID Municipal Heating Reform project and GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation).

The 9th  All-Ukrainian contest for the best interior ‘Inter'Year’ together with the ‘Architecture and Design festival’ demonstrated the best interior design and town planning solutions of the year past. The number of works submitted to ‘Inter'Year’ increased by one third  compared to the previous year. The winners of ‘Inter'Year’ 2011 were displayed in April at a special exposition of the best Ukrainian interiors during Mosbuild 2011 (Moscow), the major annual construction event in Europe.

2010

This year, E3Forum - the International Forum on Eco-Friendly and Energy Efficient Construction - was held within KyivBuild for the first time. Representatives of the following international companies presented papers: Dialog-Classic, Saint-Gobain Construction Products Ukraine, Knauf Insulation and Ноерр. Another event in the business programme was Inter'Year 2010, the 8th Open All-Ukrainian Competition for the Best-Realised Interior. The Show-Room, which featured master classes by AE&Design, Centre of Ukrainian Culture and Art, and Tabooret Interiors Laboratory, attracted a lot of attention.

The specialised events at the exhibition, and major international and national exhibitors attracted a large number of trade visitors and industry specialists. KyivBuild 2010 was visited by 15,000 construction professionals, 95% of whom were architects, builders, designers, and directors of construction and transport companies.

2009

Despite the complicated economic situation at the real estate market and in the national construction industry in whole, the KyivBuild Show managed not only to make its permanent guests and exhibitors happy with innovations and its professional business atmosphere, but also extended its participant list with new exhibitors from such strategically important construction sectors as TechnoStone and ConMac. The total area of 2009 show was about 20,000 sq.m. and the number of visitors exceeded 15 000 experts.

Companies from 30 countries of the world including the UK, Italy, Greece, China, and Turkey, took part in the show. The program included the 9th All-Ukrainian ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN 2009 Festival as well as UKRAINA KVITUCHA Landscape Festival. The national stands of Luxemburg and Finland were demonstrated, too.

2008

In 2008 KyivBuild’s exhibition area grew by 4 500 sq.m. compared to the 2007 edition and totalled 25 500 sq.m. The show was visited by over 30,000 experts. Among exhibitors were world leaders of building and associated industries: EUROSTONE ENGINEERING, JUMA VOELLER, GBC MARMI & MARMI BACCI, SK INNOVATIONS, Strommash, VELOX, Welser Profile, Technopark, SCANDI, Runatel Eko, MD GROUP, INKERAM etc.

2007

In 2007 the exposition area of the KyivBuild Show was 21,000 sq.m. It was visited by more than 27,000 experts. Its program included such sectors as: Interiors, Heat Vent, Windows&Doors, Santechnika, Landscape&Garden, Ceramica, Decotex, HardWare. Companies from China, Turkey, the UK, Greece and other countries presented their products.

2006

The number of exhibitors increased two and a half times in comparison with 2005. The show filled out two pavilions.

For the first time KyivBuild was represented by the following countries: collective stands from Korea, China, Greece, Brazil. Hardware Ukraine 2006 was organised within the exhibition where companies dealing with metal-roll, metal wares, equipment for wire, cable ware, metal cord, ropes, reeds producing and equipment were represented. Stroykhimiya had its 3rd international conference involving POLIREM.

2005

KyivBuild 2005 saw the birth of new shows; Technostone (Natural stone and technologies), Plastex (equipment and technologies for plastic and rubber manufacturing), and ConMac (Road, building, handling machinery. Equipment, machinery and units for mining industry), which have now become annual events, and since 2006 have been held in pavilion 2 of the International Exhibition Centre (IEC).

2004

KyivBuild showed an increased number of companies representing their products for the first time in the Ukrainian market, especially among German and Russian exhibitors. Germany had a big representation with a national stand.

At the Architecture and Design Festival 2004, ATM company (Kiev, Ukraine) - The art of pools building and Deutsche Steinzeug Keramik GmbH (Schwarzenfeld, Germany) launched Water Taming competition that became the first annual architectural competition to promote design and building of pools and water-parks in Ukraine.

KyivBuild receives official support from the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.

2003

During Building Week Ukraine 2003, a new project was launched - the 1st International Conference Building and Building Materials 2003. The conference was a fantastic opportunity to increase communication channels through analysing the experience gained by introducing leading building technologies and materials, and establishing contacts within the professional audience. The conference showed that it was the best was of informing those who make decisions in building branch. The conference has become a traditional event at Building Week Ukraine (KyivBuild) to bring together representatives of leading Ukrainian and international building companies, heads of enterprises, representatives of state authorities and chief architects of Ukrainian cities and regions.

KyivBuild receives official support from the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Labour.

2002

The best piece from the Architecture and Design Festival was honoured with a prize from the National Union of Architects in Ukraine, Volyuta (the annual prize in architecture).

2001

The Architecture and Design Festival opened in the grounds of KyivBuild. The festival represents the best show pieces of Ukrainian architecture, as well as expositions of the National Union of Architects of Ukraine and Architecture Academy of Ukraine.

The KyivBuild exposition of manufacturers and suppliers of building materials and equipment was demonstrated at the Kiev Sports Palace. At the same time, the Architecture and Design Festival was held at the Ukrainsky Dom exhibition centre. KyivBuild became known as ‘Building Week Ukraine' introducing a new approach in building exhibitions in Ukraine and bringing together architectures, builders, suppliers and manufacturers of building materials and equipment under the same exhibition area, showing all stages of the building cycle - from the architect's initial idea to the finished project.

2000

There was a considerable amount of growth in the number of Russian exhibitors. KyivBuild has become a springboard for companies entering the Ukrainian building market. A lot of new representative offices of international companies were opened after KyivBuild 2000.

The number of Ukrainian exhibitors increased considerably. KyivBuild promoted the strength of their brand and increased new business contacts as well as active promotion of products and business development.

1999

There was a record number of Polish exhibitors with a group occupying over 40% of the show.

1998

KyivBuild witnessed a drastic increase of interest among Finnish building materials & equipment manufacturers.

1997

The birth of KyivBuild (Building materials, equipment and services). The share of international exhibitors amounted to 85%. This was the highest rate of international participation among any other building show organised previously in Ukraine.

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