Publication date: 04 April 2017
The caretaker ministers of Economy and Environment ,Teodor Sedlarski and Irina Kostova, opened this year's exhibitions MachTech InnoTech & Expo and WATER SOFIA. They stressed the importance of these two international events held at Inter Expo Center. The opening was attended by Ivaylo Ivanov, Manager of Inter Expo Center, Nikola Stoyanov - Deputy Executive Director of the Executive Agency for Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (ASME), Kamen Kolev, Deputy Chairman of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA) and Georgi Stoev ,Vice-President of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI).
"I am honored to open exhibitions like the present ones," said caretaker minister of economy Teodor Sedlarski during the opening of MachTech & Expo 2017 InnoTech. He stressed that Industry 4.0 is now a fact and expressed his satisfaction that this sector, which creates an increasing added value, is brought together at Inter Expo Center. Teodor Sedlarski stressed that the ministry he runs supports Bulgarian businesses, while the Executive Agency for Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (ASME) organizes the financing of Bulgarian companies. The exhibition MachTech InnoTech & Expo brings together more than 120 leading companies will present over 250 international brands with the latest novelties from the world of technology.
WATER SOFIA 2017 brings together innovations from the sector
The exhibition WATER SOFIA 2017 was also officially opened. "This is the only Bulgarian annual exhibition for the water sector," said in his speech caretaker Minister of Environment and Water Irina Kostova. "At this forum you can find all innovations in the sector... Everything that is to be exhibited here is in line with our national and European legislation", pointing out that one of the highlights of this operational program is precisely the water sector. During WATER SOFIA more than 50 companies, representatives and distributors of worldwide producers will showcase opportunities for water saving and protection of water resources. The businesses will find the best products directly from manufacturers from Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Romania, Turkey.
"These halls are attractive, full of equipment and content," addressed the numerous visitors Ivaylo Ivanov, manager of Inter Expo Center. He recalled that in 2017 the two exhibitions tripled their scale. Ivaylo Ivanov stressed that this year the exhibition Water Sofia 2017 offers many solutions for both municipalities and industries.
Kamen Kolev, Deputy Chairman of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA) expressed his gratitude for the longstanding partnership with Inter Expo Center.
The doors of MachTech InnoTech & Expo and WATER SOFIA are open to visitors from 10.00 to 18.00. The two exhibitions, as well as the youth engineering forum "I,Engineer" will be conducted in parallel.