Smart Cities International Exhibition

Today's cities are under stress. The ongoing technologies and the advanced experience can transform them into more resilient systems in terms of energy, mobility and transport, buildings, infrastructure and resource efficiency.
Smart Cities is one of the business-oriented events in South-East Europe combining conference and exhibition in its format.  Today's cities are under stress. The ongoing technologies and the advanced experience can transform them into more resilient systems in terms of energy, mobility and transport, buildings, infrastructure and resource efficiency.
Smart Cities is one of the business-oriented events in South-East Europe combining conference and exhibition in its format.  
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Via Expo - Your Business Development Partner at the Balkans


In the digital age events remain the most powerful marketing tools for direct business. Via Expo is an organizer of high-level specialized international exhibitions and conferences in key industry fields in Sofia, Bulgaria. They facilitate and accelerate the entering of new products and technologies into the South-East European market by linking it with international know-how. Attention to detail, comprehensive promotion, young and creative team - all these bring participants and visitors the desired result - more valued contacts, more new clients, more fresh market ideas.

We work in the following sectors: energy efficiency, renewable energy, waste management, recycling, environment, elevators & escalators, organic products, gifts, packaging and food.  Last years we added to our branch events such topics as  intelligent buildings, smart cities and ICT. Our 20 years experience allows us to develop constantly new concepts and keep pace with latest trends.

Via Expo is the first event organizer in Bulgaria which in 1994 began to make computer visitor registration and statistics of visitor profile. We cooperate closely with a great number of prestigious media, industry chambers, branch associations, trade and commercial sections and fair organizers from Europe, Asia and North America.

As additional services we offer to our clients:

  • Organization of business-to-business matchmaking meetings
  • Stand construction
  • Furniture rental
  • Various advertising opportunities
  • Hotel Accommodation



Via Expo is a Member of:

Bulgarian Association of Recycling

Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association

Bulgarian- Swiss Chamber of Commerce

German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Bulgarian Industrial Association

Latest News Fot Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Is Weatherization Cost-Effective?

Prime:  prime Subtitle:  A recent study claims that weatherization measures cost more than they’re worth — but the study’s analysis is flawed Images: A recent paper on the cost-effectiveness of weatherization work has received much more attention in the popular press than have similar studies in the past...
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Saudi Arabia Embraces Solar Energy

Subtitle:  As it tries to curb oil consumption at home, one of the giants in the oil business sees a future in solar-generated electricity Images: The production of solar electricity is about to get a big boost in a country sitting on some of the richest oil reserves on the planet...
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Device Simplifies Building Rehabs

Subtitle:  A backpack-like device catalogs a building's layout and mechanicals while an inspector walks through, creating a 3-D map Images: A device worn like a backpack automatically records room dimensions, the location of HVAC(Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning)...
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Government Estimates on Renewables Are Way Off

Subtitle:  U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts are consistently wrong, misjudging solar and wind growth and misleading policymakers Images: The U.S. government agency responsible for forecasting trends in energy supplies and consumption has "consistently and significantly" underestimated the growth of renewable energy and developed a track record of providing flawed reports to policymakers and planners, a report from the Advanced Energy Economy Institute says...
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Latest News Fot Waste Management, Recycling & Environment

Techno-economic analysis of CHP system supplied by waste forest biomass

Poland, as for Europe, is a country with an average forest cover of approximately 30%. In these forests, more than 37M m3 of wood, mostly coniferous (over 80%), is harvested per year. In 2012, 4.2M m3 of sawn timber was produced (sawn timber without factory lumber)...
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Biodiesel from waste cooking oil in Mexico City

The aim of this article is to evaluate the potential use of biodiesel produced from waste cooking oil in Mexico City. The study is divided in two main areas: the analysis of a waste cooking oil collection pilot project conducted in food markets of a Mexico City region; and the exhaust emissions performance of biodiesel blends measured in buses of the Mexico City public bus transportation network (RTP)...
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Rare earth metals company receives financing

Interim financing recipient Molycorp is researching rare earth metals recycling system.
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Enevo secures funding from Foxconn, others

Finnish waste and recycling routing system provider receives $15.8 million in financing.
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Latest News Fot Solar Energy

UK Government Names Clean Energy Cabinet Members

With the UK general election now over and a majority Conservative Party government in place, the re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron has now named key members of the government charged with steering the UK’s clean energy policy over the coming years.
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Solar Market Suffering in Brazil

The Brazilian real has declined 17 percent since Oct. 31, when more than a gigawatt of solar farms won contracts in the country’s first-ever national solar auction and with the slumping currency driving up import prices, developers are holding off on signing supply deals for PV panels...
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Coast to Coast and Across Electric Systems, Microgrids Provide Benefits to All

At the most obvious level, microgrids could disrupt today’s utilities and their regulated-monopoly business model, because they challenge the centralized paradigm. In a nutshell, microgrids are localized power grids that have the ability to disconnect from the main, centralized grid to operate independently when the main power grid experiences disturbances...
14/05/15|05:05 --

Listen Up: How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

For a homeowner, it’s a simple question. But in order to answer the question accurately, solar installers need to make a number of assumptions — as well as gather some pretty detailed information from a homeowner. Often, by the time these data gathering questions are answered, the homeowner is even more confused.
14/05/15|02:38 --

Latest News Fot Sport and Healthy Life

Adam Hansen not giving up on Grand Tour record despite shoulder dislocation

The Australian will continue to chase a 12th consecutive Grand Tour after dislocating his shoulder in a crash on stage two of the Tour de FranceAdam Hansen at the 2015 Tour Down UnderAdam Hansen (Lotto-Soudal) will continue to chase a 12th consecutive Grand Tour finish in spite of a shoulder dislocation on …Continue reading »
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Five talking points from stage two of the Tour de France

Andre Greipel wins stage two of the 2015 Tour de FranceWow. That was some stage. We knew when the Tour de France route was announced that stage two might be …Continue reading »
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Watch: Highlights from stage two of the Tour de France

Watch as Andre Greipel wins stage two of the Tour de France and Fabian Cancellara takes control of the yellow jerseyAfter the phenomenal performance of BMC’s Rohan Dennis on the stage one time trial, it was the turn of the …Continue reading »
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Froome and Contador collude to put time into rivals

Chris Froome says he and Alberto Contador talked to each other on stage two of the Tour de France to ensure they capitalised on being ahead of their rivalsChris Froome and Alberto Contador before the start of Stage 1A of the 2015 Tour of Andalucia Ruta Del Sol (Watson)Chris Froome united forces with rival Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) to bury their Tour de France opponents on Sunday’s stage two, …Continue reading »
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