Concrete Show South East Asia 2015 Supports Indonesian Government Program for One Million Housing

South East Asia's Leading Event for Concrete and Construction Industry to Support Indonesian Government Program for One Million Housing
2015-10-26 21:42 2032

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PT UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia is ready to roll out the third edition of Concrete Show South East Asia - the leading exhibition and conference dedicated to the concrete and construction industry. The event will take place at the Jakarta International Expo from 28 to 30 October 2015. Concrete Show South East Asia offers the right platform for concrete and construction industry players, both in Indonesia and the region to expand their business and presents solutions to support the Indonesian government program in improving and developing infrastructure across the nation, including the exciting one million housing program initiated by President Joko Widodo in 2015.

Live demo of high-powered concrete cutting
Live demo of high-powered concrete cutting


Buyers and Exhibitors connect at Concrete Show South East Asia
Buyers and Exhibitors connect at Concrete Show South East Asia



Director General of Construction, Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing, Republic of Indonesia, Mr Ir. Yusid Toyib, M.Eng. Sc stated, "Construction is one of the powerhouses which drives the economic development, through the improvement of infrastructure, which in turn shall boost the other sectors. Therefore, the construction budget spending is projected to increase in parallel to the government's effort to push for infrastructure growth across Indonesia up to 2019. The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing shall also continue to encourage the public welfare through infrastructure development, including meeting the demand for decent housing for the people. One of the tasks is the initiative by President Joko Widodo in his One Million Housing program launched earlier this year. This initiative is expected to reduce the backlog of 300,000-400,000 houses annually."  

Concrete is one of the vital elements in a building structure and is a must-have material in all construction. To date, there are several systems of Precast Concrete Structure developed by both private and government sectors to support the construction industry in Indonesia.

"The most common structure system developed now is the use of precast and prestressed concrete system, which is gaining popularity. This system has its advantages compared to regular concrete in terms of quality, speed, cost effectiveness and sustainability. We hope that the latest technology developed by all concrete industry players may accelerate the infrastructure growth as programmed by the government, one of which, the One Million Housing to become reality," added Yusid Toyib.

Certainly, it takes great collaboration among the government and relevant parties to make this initiative happen. Ultimately, it leads to the need for a solid platform for all professionals in the infrastructure sector including but not limited to Precast and Prestressed Concrete Industry to meet and interact in a good and strong network.

Mr Christopher Eve, President Director of PT UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia mentioned, "Along with the preparation for the construction and further development of infrastructure, the need for a good platform to accommodate all business opportunity and potential emerges. Driven by the high growing construction market in Indonesia, PT UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia organizes Concrete Show South East Asia for the third time, focusing on the needs of concrete and construction industry."

Concrete Show South East Asia 2015 will present various products, services and technology in concrete and construction, such as concrete mixer, batching plant, light bricks machinery and concrete iron technology. The event is expected to be a channel to improve capacity and quality of buildings whereby all global professionals in this industry gather and network, to name a few, we have Sommer Anlagentechnik GmbH, Weckenmann Anlagentechnik GmbH&Co.Kg and PT Farrasindo Perkasa ready to showcase their latest in Concrete Show South East Asia 2015.

Throughout the three event days, Concrete Show South East Asia will present many attractive activities such as Precast & Prestressed Industry Conference, Concrete Technology Seminar, featuring expert speakers from Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing, Precast & Prestressed Companies Association (AP3I), Ikatan Ahli Pracetak dan Prategang (IAPPI) and Indonesian Society of Civil and Structural Engineers - HAKI, covering topics on all aspects of Indonesia's infrastructure system such as latest technology, optimization of precast and prestressed concrete industry to support the One Million Housing program and 3,650 kilometers of road works," concluded Christopher Eve.

One more highlight in Concrete Show South East Asia 2015 is the live demonstration of building instant houses using precast and prestressed concrete products. This demonstration will share the knowledge and experience in precast and prestressed technology application.

Over 200 exhibiting names from 24 countries and regions including Indonesia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Turkey, Japan, Singapore, China and more are so ready to meet with the potential buyers and show them their latest innovations. Among the local Indonesian companies participating are Wijaya Karya Beton, Waskita Beton Precast, Brantas Abipraya, BASF and VSL Indonesia.

About PT UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia and UBM Asia

PT UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia is a part of UBM Asia.

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest trade show organiser in Asia and the largest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 24 major cities with 31 offices and 1,300 staff.

With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 20 market sectors with 230 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions and high-level professional conferences, 21 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 11 offices in the major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Guzhen and Shenzhen, where we organise 90 exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with 70 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai organise 20 exhibitions and conferences every year across the country

For more information about Concrete Show South East Asia, please contact:

Niekke Budiman
Senior Event Manager
UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia
T: +62 21 2930 5959
F: +62  21 2930 5960

Matej Gaspar
Inke Maris & Associates
Communication Consultant for UBM in Indonesia
T: +62 21 828 1250
F: +62 21 835 1369

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Source: UBM PT Pameran Niaga Indonesia