The Hunan provincial government attached importance to the building industry and the Expo. Mr. Jiahao Du, the secretary of the provincial party committee, when visiting the Changsha Building Expo in 2016, proposed the goal of making Changsha city"the center for convention and exhibition of Central China, hosting top brand exhibitions of the world”, and with which to build the bridge of communication between hunan province and the world. He also pointed out that the building industry is characteristic and competitive industry of Hunan province with huge market, for which the government should release strong supporting policy, improve the whole industry chain, cultivate and expand the leading enterprises to speed up the "going out" pace, and promote the sustainable and healthy development of the building industry.
Developing prefabricated building and promoting construction engineering technologies are not only an inevitable requirement to accelerate the transformation of economic development and to construct resource saving&environmentally friendly society, but also important content to promote transformation and upgrading of building industry, and to achieve sustainable development of building industry .
Supported by the People's Government of Hunan Province and Ministry of Housing & Urban-Rural Development of China, Hunan Provincial Housing and Urban-Rural Development Department & Changsha Municipal People's Government co-sponsored the "2016 China (Changsha) Housing Industrialization and Green Building Industry Expo" on Nov., 2016 in Changsha International Convention and Exhibition Center. The Expo is the first event of the newly open Convention and Exhibition Center with exhibition area of 42,000 square meters. It was a successful event which won good comments from exhibitors, scholars, officials and other building industry players from China and overseas.It won the 2016 National Exhibition Industry Annual Award "Top Ten Brand Exhibition of China".
Basing on the 2016 event, 2017 China (Changsha) Prefabricated Building and Construction Engineering Technology Expo (PBCTE2017 for short) will take the advantage of building industry of Hunan province, extent the exhibiting products and technologies to the whole building industry chain, including prefabricating buildings, green buildings, urban planning and building design, products manufacturing and construction, building materials, construction machinery and building equipment. PBCTE2017 will highlight the ideas of humanities, green, intelligence in building sector, lead the industry trend, promote exchanges and cooperation, speed up technological progress, promote transformation and upgrading of building industry. It will also be helpful for accelerating Hunan province to achieve "strong province in building industry", and making Changsha city"the center for convention and exhibition of Central China, hosting top brand exhibitions of the world”.