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 BIXPO 2016

Event name Bitgaram International Exposition of Electric Power Technology
Dates Wednesday, November 2 ~ Friday, November 4, 2016 (3 days) 
※ Opening Ceremony : Wednesday, November 2
Venue KDJ (Kimdaejung) Convention Center (Gwangju, Korea)
Participation ▪ Exhibition    : 520 booths from domestic participants, and 54 booths from overseas
                          participants 
▪ Conference : 18 area of electric power industry
▪ Participants : 2,400 industry personnel and visitors from 48 different countries
Participant
category
1. Electric power companies and buyers
2. Professionals from industry, academia, and research centers
3. CTOs from global utilities
4. Inventors and members of International Federation of Inventors’ Associations
Host Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)
Key events ▪ New Technology Exhibition
▪ International Invention Fair : 127 domestic inventions, 50 overseas inventions
▪ International Conference    : 21 sessions, 3,000 participants


 Facts and figures

Visitors

▪ 52,000 visitors (2400 visitors from overseas)
- BIXPO2016 was a record event for having the most number of visitors among all events

   hosted in KDJ Convention Center
- 600 experts in electric power from 35 different countries visited BIXPO2015

Participating experts

▪ 2,000 experts
Export consulting ▪ 1.12 billion US dollars
- Business matchings : A total of 39 domestic and overseas companies conducted 179 business meetings.
Technology
transfer agreement
▪ 13 technologies 
- Expected revenue turnover : 21.3 billion US dollars
MOUs signed▪ 13 MOUs 
Fraunhofer (Germany), Office National de l'Electricité et de l'Eau Portable (Morocco), Meralco Industrial Engineering Services Corporation (Philippines), Egbin Power Plant (Nigeria), Hydro-Québec (Canada), Electric Power Research Institute (USA) & Korea Western Power (Korea), Electric Power Research Institute (USA), Solid Power (Italy), Jeollanam-do (Korea) & Jeju Special Self-Governing Province (Korea) , CIGRE Korea (Korea), Hyundai Heavy Industries (Korea) & Hyosung (Korea) & LS Industrial Systems (Korea), Chonnam National University (Korea) , KAPES (Korea) & Young-Hwa Industrial Electric (Korea)


Event photos

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