Pragati Maidan New Delhi observed tremendous footfall on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th September 2022 with visitors from 500+ towns and cities of India and 16+ countries, as numerous Architects, Retailers, Interior Designers, Distributors, Manufacturers, Dealers, in the Building Material and Interior Products industry congregated from across India to attend MATECIA BUILDING MATERIAL EXHIBITION.
25000+ visitors joined MATECIA Building Material Exhibition from almost every nook & corner of India and 16+ countries including Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Nepal, UK, USA, Australia, Estonia, Gabon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Nepal, Singapore, Scotland, UAE, Russia and Bangladesh. MATECIA EXHIBITION has surely cleared this perception that Delhi can be the host to large format Building Material and Interior Products Exhibition for India and the world.
97% Visitors rated MATECIA EXHIBITION from good to excellent.
MATECIA Organizers are thankful to the industry, trade and design fraternity. It is the trust of the industry that has made MATECIA magnificent.
Partner events added life to MATECIA: WADE ASIA Architecture Conference and India Interior Retailing (IIR) dealers Conference. IIR conference was packed with India’s top Retail Leaders, Brands and experts. It was inaugurated by top industry leaders, Mr Shiv Prakash Mittal, Chairman, Green Panel Industries Ltd; Mr. Prakash Lohia, MD, Merino Industries Ltd; and Mr N K Agarwal, Chairman, Action Tesa (Balaji Action Buildwell), along with other industry conglomerates.
Architecture Conference saw a superb line-up of top architects & designers from all over India, some of the names are Shimul Javeri Kadri, Yatin Patel, Pallavi Dean, Shabnam Gupta, Kohelika Kohli, Nitin Killawala, Prem Nath, Manjit Bhullar, and hundreds of other design leaders and dignitaries.
MATECIA EXHIBITION is powered by knowledge partners, SURFACES REPORTER and PLY REPORTER .
Mr Pragath Dvivedi, Director, MATECIA EXHIBITION, believes, “Knowledge is the new currency”. He says, “MATECIA and IIR’s role is to bring your business eco-system around you by connecting you with Surfaces Reporter and Ply Reporter’s 21 years of connections. We work 24x7x365 to ensure you are informed & connected.”
The footfall and quality of visitors at MATECIA made the exhibitors very happy. They could see the work of MATECIA team for making their presence successful. Architects were happy to witness the quality of conference, exhibition, innovation, workshops and networking.
"MATECIA is one of the best exhibitions we ever had. The footfall for today, I haven’t seen anywhere in India. Excellent show!"
- Nikhil Arora, Director, Virgo Group (Exhibitor)
"The exhibits are so new and refreshing! Even for my projects, I could find many surface vendors with good collection."
- Santha Gour, Architect
"We are really thrilled beyond measure to see the crowd. The best part is, the footfall is highly relevant. End-users and architects arealso visiting. MATECIA is a great exhibition."
- Mr Shekhar Sati, President, Sales & Marketing, Greenpanel Industries Ltd (Exhibitor)
"Magnificient event WADE ASIA and MATECIA. Done seamlessly, excellent speakers, topics and well defined stalls. The way you have scaled it up is phenomenal!"
- Indrajit Kembhavi, Architect
"Normally, the people whom we visit one by one and put a lot of time, money and efforts, are all together present at MATECIA Exhibition. We are delighted and cannot wait to join the next edition."
- Rohan Chandna, Director, CP Veneers (Exhibitor)
"Along with the great gathering and relevant footfall, the sessions by Pragathji are eye-openers to the industry. My experience is fantastic at MATECIA."
- Rajeev Agarwal, MD, Pegasus Panels Pvt. Ltd. (Exhibitor)
"The panel discussions on architecture were brilliant and good to see the size of exhibition has grown multi-folds."
- Behzad Kharas, Architect
"In quality, MATECIA EXHIBITION is No-1. Very Important people for our business are visiting us. We are delighted to be present here."
- Ravindra Chhajer, MD, Ambica Press (Exhibitor)
"MATECIA team is motivated with the flow of appreciations. Good work adds to greater responsibility. Our aim for 2023 is to ensure again that every stakeholder gets best ROI and is excited to come back."
- Vertica Dvivedi, Director, MATECIA EXHIBITION
SURFACES REPORTER Architects’ Lounge was an aesthetically designed space for architects. Several thousands of architects flocked the lounge and explored MATECIA INNOVATION ZONE for new products and art, curated by designers, Manjeet Bhullar, Paul Sandip, Manishi Aggarwal, Monita Patel and Anhad Bhullar.
Apart from several thousands of designers as visitors, 1200+ architects submitted for awards. 200 were shortlisted. LIVE jury presentations happened for 25 Project categories in two days. Final Architecture Award ceremony was hosted by celebrity presenter Mandira Bedi.
“It is not easy to watch, listen, question, and judge hundreds of entries in 25 categories during Live sessions in 2 days. Hats off to WADE Jury,” says Madhurima Chowdhury, Associate Director, WADE ASIA Architecture Conference & Awards.
MATECIA MATERIAL & TECHNOLOGY Seminar was hosted in the Plywood Pavilion, a special area created for OEMS and dealers to visit and source from hundreds of plywood manufacturers from all over India.
Eye-catching displays of interior products and architecture materials were accompanied by workshops on materials like Paper HoneyComb Panels-Workshop by Hexpressions Abhimanyu Singh & Shilpi Dua from Jaipur; Coloured Concrete workshop by Ar Siddharth Mahim Bansal, Chandigarh; Lippan Art workshop by Shibani Jain, Mumbai. People also enjoyed Fractals Interactive installation by Ar Abeer Fatima from Hyderabad.
For Dealers, Manufacturers and Showrooms, OEMS and PMCs, MATECIA means business, and an ecosystem to grow connections, source products, and get industry knowledge, all at one point.
Architects visit MATECIA to attend WADE ASIA conference, explore new materials, and check out the Innovation zone and also to do some hands-on workshops with materials.
MATECIA EXHIBITION is the brain child of Bigsea Marcom India Pvt Ltd. The presence of architects, Interiors Designers, Dealers, Distributors, Buying & Selling Agents, Showroom Owners, OEMs, Manufacturers, Industry Professionals, Builders, PMC & Contracting firms, Consultants, Fabricators, Importers, Machinery Buyers, Furniture Designers, Green Building Professionals, Project Managers, Procurement Heads, Raw Material Buyers, and Product Specifiers, made these 3-days of MATECIA EXHIBITION hugely successful.
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