Events - in Africa

BUILDEXPO Ethiopia 2017

Addis Ababa Africa Construction Event

When: 12 – 14 May, 2017

Where: Millenium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia



About the event

BUILDEXPO Africa is the only show with the widest range of the latest technologies in construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment. After 19 successful editions of BUILDEXPO in Kenya and Tanzania, East Africa’s largest building and construction fair now ventures into the Ethiopian market. The first edition of BUILDEXPO ETHIOPIA will provide an international business platform by enabling global investment opportunities.

Ethiopia has one of the fastest growing economies in the world and has been registering a double digit growth for the last twelve consecutive years. It is also the second most populated country in Africa with its construction sector expected to outgrow that of its neighbours, highlighting the immense investment potential in the country.

  • Exhibitors from over 22 countries
  • Visitors from 22 countries. The event was attended by 9 countries in Africa, 7 countries from Europe and 6 from Asia.
  • +3500 Trade Visitors

Exhibitor categories

  • Building Material
  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Mining
  • Steel & Aluminium
  • Lighting
  • Glass
  • Doors & Windows
  • Hardware & Tools
  • Woodworking
  • Paints & Coatings
  • Water / Waste
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathroom & Kitchen
  • Swimming Pools
  • Safety & Security
  • Architectural Finishing Products
  • Construction Vehicles & Equipment
  • …& much more

Visitor profile

The Region’s Trade Exhibition attracts top industry professionals from all over the Africa. Their Profiles includes Manufacturers, distributors, agents, Importers & Exporters etc.

City/country info

Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

Market info

The strength of the tourist industry coupled with years of growth in manufacturing and services has made Ethiopia, especially Addis Ababa, the commercial center of East Africa.

Concurrent events


EXPOGROUPAs a medium-sized company, Expogroup began its operations in 1996 starting with export-oriented International Trade Exhibitions in the Middle East & Africa. Since then, it has been organizing annual trade fairs in 14 countries within the region itself. Apart from that, Expogroup has presented several other events in emerging markets such as the CIS, Australia, Latin America & India.

Completing 20 years in the industry, Expogroup has spread its network in more than 37 countries managing more than 20 trade fairs annually in various counties. Most of the hard work was done in absence of modern communication systems and facilities but come another 15 years, we foresee double the growth.


For further information

For further information about the Event, please visit the official website.

BUILDEXPO Ethiopia 2017
Millenium Hall,Addis Ababa,Ethiopia
Starting on
12 May, 2017
Ending on
14 May, 2017

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