YAPI – TURKEYBUILD Istanbul is one of the 5 biggest construction exhibitions in the World with its 38 years experience, gathers 1,150 local and international exhibitors, products and 110,000 visitors together in Istanbul, which is the focal point of decision-makers for all the projects. Regions biggest manufacturer / exporter Turkey, is the correct address to reach out emerging markets with Business Development Programmes, Guest Country Project, Buyers Delegation Programmes, and the event comprised a golden opportunity both for its visitors and exhibitors to establish correct business contacts with potential partners and shake hands over mutually beneficial deals

Tell us a little how YAPI - Turkeybuild Istanbul change along the last editions.

Organized for the first time in 1978, YAPI - TURKEYBUILD Istanbul incorporates essential parts of the building industry as the biggest exhibition of its kind. With the support of the building industry, YAPI - TURKEYBUILD Istanbul has enjoyed substantial growth on a regular basis by outperforming itself in quality each year.

YAPI - TURKEYBUILD Istanbul, one of the world's top five largest building and construction exhibition expands 19.000 sqm more and reaches 100.000 sqm in 2015. The exhibition is the biggest inter-regional building gathering that spans Turkey, Balkans, former CIS countries, North Africa and Middle East.

YAPI - TURKEYBUILD Exhibitions pick the best exhibitor stand. Evaluation process is conducted by an independent jury in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Relevance between the product and the stand design
  • Emphasis on product’s qualitative constituents in designing the stand
  • Use of depth and 3 dimensional aspects in the overall stand design
  • Aesthetics approach to the overall design and selected visual material
  • Modularity and re-usability of the stand

YAPI - Turkeybuild Istanbul

What's new for the next edition?

  • Guest Country Project The “Guest Country Project”, organised within the context of the Business Development Platform of YAPI - TURKEYBUILD Istanbul aims to establish country - oriented new cooperation and efficient strategies, thus to increase the efficiency of the Turkish building industry on international scale.

  • Meetings of Foreign Procurement Delegates Within the scope of YAPI – TURKEYBUILD Istanbul, “Bilateral Meetings of Foreign Procurement Delegates” organized every year under the joint coordination of the Ministry of Economy of the Turkish Republic and OAİB (Central Anatolian Exporters Union) will take place this year by the participation of 39 or more countries and these delegates. will come together with manufacturers of the Turkish building industry at B2B meetings.

  • Besides “Bilateral Meetings of Foreign Procurement Delegates”, “Domestic Procurement Delegates Visits” among works, which is conducted for the purpose of ensuring that all stakeholders of the industry -country-wide- communicate effectively with each other and stay well-informed and up-to-date about the innovations in the field of building materials and to follow all innovations in the industry and to increase commercial activities in this area as well. Committees consisting of trade associations, chamber of commerce and industry, businessmen associations and procurement committees will participate in YAPI - TURKEYBUILD İstanbul as guests of YEM Exhibitions.

  • GoldenPlumb Awards to be presented within the Scope of the ExhibitionThe Golden Plumb “The Building Material Award”, presented since 1991 by Yapı-Endüstri Merkezi – The Building Information Center and determining best material of the Turkish building industry will be presented during the Opening Ceremony of YAPI – TURKEYBUILD Istanbul.

From the beginning of the award program until 2007, the Golden Plumb “Building Material Award”, presented to more than 60 companies until today and selected among products of exhibitors of “YAPI – TURKEYBUILD Istanbul” the major building gathering of the building industry of Turkey and of the region, was opened for national participation within the scope of YEM Awards Project

  • Golden Magnet Stand Design Competition 2014

  • New halls according to exhibited Products This year we are allocating all our repeated exhibitors and new comers according to their products they will display at the exhibition. Therefore the visitors will have easy access to the halls/ companies/ products that they are interested in. The application for smart phones will also guide professional visitors to arrange their visit and have pre-B2B meeting arrangements.

Yapi Fuari Exhibition

What is the exhibitors profile?

We do have participants attending with the following products Building Materials & Equipment Interiors, Design & Décor Windows,Facades,Gates & Automation Plumbing,Heating & Ventilation Ceramics,Bathrooms & Sanitary Ware Natural Stone & Technologies Hardware & Tools Architectural Glass Flooring Lighting & Electrics Doors & Locks Paints & Coatings Wall Décor

If I were an exhibitor that is thinking about exhibit on YAPI - Turkeybuild Istanbul, Can you give me 3 reasons of why I have to exhibit?

The top 3 reasons why companies should participate are:

  1. Yapı - Turkeybuild Istanbul being a Top Quality Brand within region,
  2. being a part of Internationally recognised Exhibition
  3. and third but not the least taking a place at our Virtual exhibition where their companies profile is displayed for 365 days. It is an easy access of visitors, professionals to reach exhibited companies and their products within the year.

The other reasons of participating are:

  • Free Listing with logo on Fair Catalogue
  • Company name on Visitors guide
  • Shuttle services
  • Online invitation
  • B2B / Matchmaking
  • Guest Country Project
  • Buyers Delegations where the delegations visit most of the stands
  • Product Groups by Halls

Istanbul Yapi Fuari stands

What is the visitors profile?

Our visitors profile is: Architects Interior Architects Civil Engineers Mechanical Engineers Chemical Engineers Electric/ Electronic Engineers Technicians Construction Foreman Contractors Entrepreneurs Press Building Material Reseller Urban Planner Landscape Architects International Visitors

And on the same way, Can you give me some reasons of why I should choose to visit this trade show?

The reasons to visit the exhibition is able to find all products of the sector in one platform and speak with company representatives face to face. Second reason is visitor tour guide and third one is B2B - Matchmaking

What is the top 5 trade shows of this sector in Asia? And around the world?

  • Big 5
  • Bau
  • Batimat
  • Mosbuıld
  • Yapı -Turkeybuild Exhibitions

How you've adapted YAPI Turkey Build Istanbul to the social networks and digital media irruption?

We are completely involved on social netwroks:

Facebook/yapifuariturkeybuild Instagram/yapiturkeybuild Twitter/yapiturkeybuild Smart phone applications We are constantly keeping it alive


  • Exhibitors 1,150 includind 153 International Exhibitors.
  • Visitors 106,537
  • Foreign Visitors 7,921 from 117 countries