On February 15-18, the 26th International Exhibition of Equipment for Heating, Water Supply, Plumbing Systems, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Cooling, Swimming Pools, Saunas and Spas Aquatherm Moscow 2022 ran successfully at Crocus Expo.
Aquatherm Moscow has once again become a flagship B2B platform for meetings and interaction between developers, manufacturers, suppliers of advanced technologies and effective solutions.
During 4 days 17 907 industry professionals from 81 regions of the Russia and 34 countries visited the exhibition and got acquainted with new equipment and market technologies, discussed current issues of industry development, held business negotiations, had the opportunity to find new suppliers and partners for cooperation and gain new professional knowledge.
460+ manufacturing and trading companies presented their products and technologies for industrial and domestic use and helped specialists choose the best solutions in the following categories:
- Equipment for water supply, sewerage and sewerage
- Heating equipment
- Pipes, fittings, fittings
- Instrumentation and automation systems, Smart Home
- Pools and equipment for pools, saunas and spas
- Ventilation equipment, air conditioning
- Tools and services for the installation of engineering systems
- Passive House
Extensive exposition included the latest developments and equipment demonstrated by companies from 22 countries, including Germany, Italy, China, Turkey, etc. Participants from different regions of Russia presented their solutions. Some regions were also presented with separate stands, including: the Chelyabinsk region, the Tver region, the Republic of Udmurtia, the Kaluga region, the Omsk region, the Orenburg region, the Lipetsk region, the Voronezh region, the Moscow region, etc.
Among the participants of the exhibition were such market players as: AQUAPOLIS, AQUARIO, BUHLER-AHS, DAESUNG, EMEC, EMIRPLAST, EUROSTANDARD SPA, DAESUNG, FRANKISCHE, FRISQUET SA, GENERAL FITTINGS Srl., GIACOMINI SpA, KITURAMI, MARKOPOOL, NAVIEN RUS, OLMAX, ONLY, OVENTROP, PENTAIR, PRO AQUA, REHAU, RWC, SIT GROUP, TEXNOPARK, THERMOWATT SPA, TOSHIBA, VALVOSANITARIA BUGATTI Spa, VIESSMANN, WAVIN RUS, WEISHOUPT, WILO, and many others.
This year Viessmann presented heating and cooling systems. With a complete range of equipment, the company offered customized solutions and efficient systems in the power range from 1.5 to 120,000 kW for all applications and all energy carriers.
At the stand of NAVIEN, one of the world's leading manufacturers of heating systems and industrial installations, visitors could see the latest developments in domestic and industrial boilers of the highest quality.
AQUARIO presented a variety of reliable domestic and professional pumping equipment and components for equipping water supply, heating, automatic irrigation, well construction and sanitation systems.
At the GENERAL FITTINGS SPA stand it was easy to find effective solutions for the heating and water supply market and get acquainted with equipment for metal-plastic, copper, cast iron, steel pipes, as well as PE-X and PE pipes. The products are made in Italy.
Giacomini S.p.A., Europe's largest manufacturer of brass products for heating, plumbing and air-conditioning systems, presented the GX System, it based on PEX pipes, specially profiled brass fittings and techno polymer mounting rings.
The stand of REHAU, one of the leading brands that combines polymer-based technologies for construction, automotive and industry, visitors could find sewage equipment, filters and water treatment and water treatment systems, a variety of pipes and fittings.
Specialists from the swimming pools, saunas, baths and spa sector could find the latest equipment and technologies for construction, renovation and furnishing at the special section World of Water & Spa. Dosing pumps, chlorine dioxide decontamination systems, control instruments, complete solutions and accessories for water treatment and chemical dosing were presented at the EMEC stand.
Equipment for air conditioning and ventilation were presented in the special AirVent section. Blagovest and Soler&Palau took part in Aquatherm Moscow for the first time and showed a huge range of high-quality ventilation equipment. More than 75 pieces of equipment from the main lines of S&P were presented: SILENT, SILENT DESIGN, SILENT DUAL, DÉCOR, TD SILENT, TD EVO, JETLINE and industrial fans. For the first time in Russia, they demonstrated the work of AirSens - innovative air quality sensors for ventilation systems with variable air flow.
TEPLOMASH presented the latest thermal equipment from the leading manufacturer of thermal curtains. Also effective solutions for ventilation and air conditioning were presented at the stands of following companies: Buhler-AHS, Texnopark, Toshiba, Turkov, Veza, Infrareda, Remkomplekt.
The participants commented the effectiveness of the exhibition.
“This exhibition is useful as you can show new products and talk about innovations, customers can see industry leaders. This is a good opportunity to show your brand and your company. We will continue to participate in the exhibition. Personal meetings in our time are very effective,” shared Alina Kazunina, Leading Product Manager of Toshiba Air Conditioning Systems Rusklimat.
“We have been participating in Aquatherm Moscow since 2006. Contacts made there are converted into profit for us. There are a lot of visitors who want to communicate with market professionals and get maximum useful information from the original source. We definitely plan to participate and implement an exclusive participation format next year,” said Oleg Bragin, Head of Marketing Department, Aquario.
“The company participates in the exhibition not for the first time. The key goal of participation is to show the products we produce, meet potential partners and communicate with current ones. The exhibition has a key role, because a huge number of manufacturers and novelties are presented here. For every person working in engineering plumbing, this is the key event of the year. From the very morning, our managers made new acquaintances, new partners,” said Ivan Petrakovskiy, business coach, RTP.
“Despite the difficult external situation, the exhibition is being held successfully, there is a great excitement of new partners and existing partners at our stand. This is a good platform for meetings with existing partners, there is no better place to discuss current issues and plans for the future. Conversion from the received contacts takes place, because the exhibition is visited by heads of companies from completely different distribution channels, and this is a great opportunity to gain experience, communication and new contacts. The audience at the exhibition is wide, ranging from large wholesale companies, store owners, retail, ending with end consumers and the geography is quite wide,” commented Vasily Shumakov, Commercial Director of Daesung Rus.
“The exhibition was a pleasant surprise after last year, all the halls are full, the number of participants is like in pre-Covid times. I don’t see random people here, professionals, people from the regions came to solve problems and see new products. At first glance, the composition of exhibitors has changed quite a lot, there are much more manufacturers, less importers. There are companies that are engaged in ventilation and air conditioning, which did not exist before,” shared Georgy Litvinchuk, General Director of Litvinchuk Marketing.
Aquatherm Moscow 2022 business program included 21 events for professionals of different fields of the industry. During 4 days experts and representatives of leading companies in the industry presented solutions in the field of HVAC, water supply and swimming pools, talked about forecasts on the future development of the market, discussed about current trends and innovations in engineering systems and construction. The business program this year impressed with the variety of topics and names of speakers, world experts and representatives of leading companies in the industry.
On February 15, guests had an opportunity visit professional events free of charge:
- Manufacturers Day: panel sessions and seminars from Association of Heating Radiator Manufacturers (APRO) and its enterprised members on topical issues of development of the industry of production of radiators and convectors.
- Annual conference "The pool market today". Conference partner: BANBAS magazine
- EURAROS (Eurasian Heating Systems Market Association) Day. Eurasian market of heating systems
- Conference “Modern technologies in heating and water supply. Novelties of 2022”. Conference partner: HeatClub magazine.
On February 16, the program included following events:
- 5th AirVent International Ventilation Congress. The key topic was “Ensuring the microclimate of buildings with engineering systems and decarbonization”. Among the speakers were leaders and world industry experts: Frank Hovorka, Jarek Kurnitsky, Oliver Rapf, Andreas Luke, Marianna Brodach, Yuri Tabunshchikov, Ksenia Agapova, Artyom Goncharov, Evgeny Krinitsky, Andrey Strongin, Boris Kharitonov, Vladimir Ustinov, Artem Seregin, Alexander Kolubkov. AirVent Congress organizers: AVOK, RX Russia, Hyve.
- Day of Installers and Bloggers (NEW). Organized by Association of Heating Radiator Manufacturers (APRO)
- TOSHIBA Innovative Air Conditioning Solutions (NEW). Organized by TOSHIBA
- Sessions from OVKES International Academy (NEW)
- On February, 17 professionals could attend following events:
- Open Microphone Day (NEW) organised by APRO. The guests could see the performances in the format of «Thermo Stand Up»
- The Symposium of Federation of German Heating Industry BDH
- Scientific and Practical Seminar of the Russian Association of Pump Manufacturers (RAPN) (NEW)
- Sessions from OVKES International Academy (NEW)
- V annual conference "BIM and BEM as Tools for Optimization of Modern Engineering Construction of Buildings" (BIM & BEM 2022). Organized by S.O.K magazine. Supported by the National Association of Surveyors and Planners (NOPRIZ)
Also this day the ceremony of awarding winners of Aquatherm Moscow Awards 2022 run for the third time.This is a unique event that has no analogues in Russia for the heating and water supply industry. It is an authoritative global assessment of the quality of products, services and projects that have a reasonable quality argument.
On February 18, the final day of the exhibition included several more events:
- IV annual conference of the "Guild of Gas Equipment Engineers" (GIGO)
- II Conference of the Association of Water Companies (AWC)
- Renewable Energy Sources: fact and figures 2022 (NEW) Organized by: S.O.K magazine, Green Kilowatt Association
The most important priority of the organisers is the effectiveness of the event for all its participants, as well as comfort and safety on the site. Aquatherm Moscow 2022 organized the "Clean Result" program, which includes measures aimed at taking care of the health of participants and visitors to the exhibition: mask mode and thermal screening, access to hand antiseptics, regular ventilation of the premises, social distancing, control of the number of people in the halls.
Traditionally contactless business card exchange technologies were available in free app Aquatherm Click, which offers a lot of additional features for a comfortable stay at the exhibition and even after it. Participants and visitors of the exhibition was able to create their own individual schedule of attendance at selected events, meetings with representatives of companies and receive individual recommendations about the companies represented at the exhibition, based on the interests of the visitor. Lists of recommended companies was sent on the eve of the exhibition – all lists are unique; this is a high-tech service that allows to make the right choice.
Exhibition Sponsors: Navien, UNIPUMP
Partners of the business program: EURAROS, The International Academy of the Economic Commission for Economic Relations
Conference partners: Association of manufacturers of heating radiators (APRO), Banbas, HeatClub, BDH Federation of German Heating Industry, Russian Association of Pump Manufacturers (RAPN), S.O.K., National Association of Surveyors and Designers (NOPRIZ), Green Kilowatt Association, TOSHIBA, Guild of Gas Equipment Engineers, Association of Water Companies.
AirVent Congress organisers: AVOK, RX Russia, Hyve
Organisers of the Aquatherm Moscow Awards: RX Russia, Hyve, S.O.K.
Partners of APRO events: Teploresurs, Technosfera
General media partner: S.O.K. magazine
The organisers would like to thank the participants, speakers and guests of the event. See you at Crocus Expo on February 14-17 at Aquatherm Moscow 2023!