Building Solar China opens its doors from 9-12 June 2013 in Guangzhou

Building Solar China (Guangzhou) – Conference and Exhibition (BSC) opens its doors from 09 to 12 June 2013, in Guangzhou, China

The platform to benefit from solar building potential in Asia

Hong Kong, China, 13 May, 2013. The second edition of Building Solar China (Guangzhou)Conference and Exhibition (BSC) opens its doors from 9 to 12 June 2013 (Conference 9 -10 June 2013, Exhibition 9 - 12 June 2013) at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. BSC is jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt and WIP and takes place embedded in the 18th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), the largest lighting trade fair in Asia, and the 10th Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT).

The Building Solar China Conference - held on the first two days - provides a comprehensive platform specifically focused on the latest trends and applications of smart solar building solutions. It is a must for all professionals interested in the benefits to merge design and operational experiences in the solar building arena from Asia, Europe and beyond with new business opportunities resulting from China’s strategic support for solar projects within the 12th 5-year plan. The conference focuses on “Smart Solar Building Solutions” and includes presentations structured along the following main topics:

  • Solar Building Markets and Policies
  • PV for Buildings
  • Solar Building Energy Infrastructure
  • Smart Solutions for Solar Buildings
  • Solar Building Applications / Examples

Highly renowned speakers from leading organisations will introduce into the programme, like

  • Meng Xiangan, Vice President, CRES - China Renewable Energy Society, Beijing, China
  • Nikos Fintikakis, Architect, UIA - International Union of Architects Council Member, Director of UIA-‘ARES’ International Work Programme - Architecture and Renewable Energy Sources, Athens, Greece
  • Zeng Yan, Chief Architect, China National Engineering Research Center for Human Settlements, Beijing, China

The programme features presentations by leading architects like MK Leung, Ronald Lu & Partners, Hong Kong; Tjerk Reijenga, BEAR-iD, Shanghai, China and Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Kim Jun-Tae, Kongju National University, Republic of Korea. The Conference will be complemented by presentations from solar building related industries, such as Singyes Solar, China; Delta Electronics, Taiwan; Guangdong Golden Glass Technologies, China and more.

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Meng Xiangang, Vice President, CRES - China Renewable Energy Society states: ‘Building Solar China is a very successful seminar, which provides a good platform for industry peers to exchange their ideas’. Nikos Fintikakis, Architect, UIA - International Union of Architects adds: ‘BSC opens opportunities for the use of renewable energy technologies in construction through new architectural design concepts.’

The event is supported by national and international associations such as SCSB - Special Committee of Solar Buildings, CRES - Chinese Renewable Energy Society, UIA - International Union of Architects, Beijing Qingshang Environmental Art & Architecture Design Institute, SZSES - Shenzhen Solar Energy Society, AIIB - Asian Institute of Intelligent Buildings, HKAEE - Hong Kong Association of Energy Engineers and HKIA - The Honk Kong Institute of Architects.

Background Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) and Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT)

BSC 2013 takes place concurrently with Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) and Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT). In 2012, GILE and GEBT had 2,900 exhibitors from 27 countries showcasing their products in 21 halls covering 210,000 sqm, attracting more than 100,000 visitors from around the World. Join Building Solar China (Guangzhou) to share synergies from the success and the attendance of GILE and GEBT. Meet decision makers from building industry, manufacturing, trade and governmental sectors and to get in touch with new strategic business partners.

Background Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is Germany’s leading trade fair organiser, with 538* million euros in sales and 1,891* active employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2012, Messe Frankfurt organised 109* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany. *preliminary numbers (2012)

Background WIP

WIP has more than 30 years of experience in renewable energy projects and more than 25 years of experience in the organisation and realisation of international conferences and exhibitions. WIP is the organiser of the “European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition” (EU PVSEC) series and realised the “Solar Energy in Architecture and Urban Planning” conferences. WIP focuses on advancing knowledge transfer and assisting in achieving greater market penetration of renewable energy technologies.

For further information please or contact:

Americas, Asia, Middle East and others:

Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd
Tel: +852 2238 9953
Fax: +852 2598 8771

Messe Frankfurt Shanghai (Beijing Office)
Tel: +86 10 6517 1388 (ext.: 851)
Fax: +86 10 6510 2799


Tel: +49 89 720 12 735
Fax: +49 89 720 12 791

Media Contact:
Ms Keena Tsui
Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd
Tel: +852 2238 9970
Fax: +852 2519 6800

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