Turkish HVAC&R industry bags addl US$ 500 Mn export potential thanks to ISK-SODEX
ISK-SODEX 2021, the leading HVAC&R industry meeting point of the Eurasia Region, held between 29 September and 2 October with the participation of 812 companies from Europe, Asia, and Africa. The event, organized with the theme of healthy air conditioning solutions in the air conditioning industry, 812 exhibitors from 27 countries and 86,217 industry professional visitors from 95 countries, including Turkey, came together within the fair and signed important collaborations.
“With the B2B Meetings attended by 300 professional buyers from 53 countries, the Turkish air conditioning industry realized new export collaborations. The sector achieved an additional US$ 500 million export that will be realised in the following two years,” an official statement said
ISK-SODEX 2021 was organized by Hannover Messe Sodeks Fuarcılık in cooperation with ISKAV, DOSİDER, İSKİD, İZODER, TTMD and supported by POMSAD, SOSİAD, ESSİAD, MTMD, and KBSB, manufacturers in Turkey met with 300 professional buyers- a 46% increase from 2019’s attendance- and 53 countries -44 countries in 2019- within the scope of B2B Meetings organized by Turkish HVAC&R Exporters’ Association (ISIB). Thanks to effective business opportunities created by ISK-SODEX, Turkish HVAC&R sector has achieved an additional 500 million US dollars export potential for the next two years.
27% increase in international visitor numbers compared to 2019
ISK-SODEX 2021 is the only event in the HVAC&R industry that is organized on the largest exhibition space and with the highest attendance in the world during pandemic. A 27% increase in international visitor numbers compared to the previous edition. In addition, an increase of 14% was achieved in online visitor registration this year compared to 2019. Having said that the HVAC&R industry has achieved important export cooperation Hannover Messe Sodeks Fuarcılık Co-General Manager Alexander Kühnel said: “We had put our events on hold due to COVID-19 pandemic for one and a half year. And now with ISK-SODEX we are back on the field again. Thanks to the COVID-19 precautions taken and the vaccination pace gained globally, we have seen a great interest from industry professionals both nationally and globally as in the days before COVID-19… I can proudly say that ISK-SODEX was a big success in terms of both exhibitor and visitor numbers and business volume created.”
Kühnel also emphasized that for four days HVAC&R industry professionals meet with buyers from all over the world and ISK-SODEX created an opportunity for them to build collaborations that helped the industry to reach its export targets.