New exhibitor record:
660 companies from 40 countries at third trade fair for industrial valves
With exhibition space of more than 17,800 square metres already sold and 660 exhibitors from 40 countries, the third Düsseldorf edition of VALVE WORLD EXPO at the Exhibition Centre Düsseldorf from 2 to 4 December 2014 is fully booked!
The three-day-long trade fair will present valves and fittings along with relevant components and parts, actuators and positioners, pumps, compressors, engineering services, and software.
Exhibition halls 3, 4 and 5 will be occupied, and both the North and the South entrance will be open. Traditionally, European companies from the UK, Italy, Spain, the Czech Republic, Turkey, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland, Poland, Russia and Germany have been represented in great numbers. Many exhibitors travel to Düsseldorf from overseas countries such as the United States, India, China, South Korea and Taiwan to attend the trade fair and the congress.
Valve World Conference in Hall 4
Once again, the Valve World Conference will take place concurrently with the trade fair! New this year: for the first time, the conference venue has been integrated in Hall 4. Workshops and lectures covering 70 different topics will be offered. Experts from around the globe will be on-hand to engage 400 conference participants in an exchange on the innovations from the dynamically growing valve technology segment and related upstream and downstream technologies.
Valve World Expo Forum in Hall 5
The first Valve World Expo Forum in Hall 5 D 06 will introduce and discuss topics surrounding innovative technologies. This open discussion forum will bring together exhibitors’ customers to present their experiences and talk about current issues facing the industry.
Featuring a visually appealing design, the Valve World Expo Forum provides about 50 experts with a quiet discussion platform amidst the hustle and bustle of the trade fair.
The forum kicks off at 10:00 am on Tuesday, 2 December: Bob McIIvaine will get things started with an overview of what’s happening in the industry globally. Later that day, as well as on the next day, the focus will be on issues such as valves and fixtures, standardisation of pipe categories, handling control valve seat leakage in protection devices, redox flow batteries and the future development of industrial valves.
Renowned companies will dispatch their experts, including Siemens AG, the Fraunhofer Institute, BASF, Z&J Technologies GmbH, Petrobras, Sage International, BP USA, Shell Netherlands, Dow Benelux, Fluor Canada, MRC Global and Lloyds.
Pump Seminar & Summit
On 2 and 3 December 2014, the first Pump Seminar & Summit will take place on 2,000 square metres of exhibition space in the Stadthalle venue at the Exhibition Centre Düsseldorf. About 60 exhibitors are expected. This event sets up a dedicated specialist forum for manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and end users of pumps, compressors and seals.
Held concurrently with the pump trade fair will be a seminar with speakers addressing topics such as energy efficiency, the future recruitment of engineers, fugitive emissions, sealing technology, purchasing and maintenance.