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MEDIBAT from 04th to 07th of October 2023 in Sfax

Date : from 06 to 09 of October 2021
Place: SFAX – Habib Bourguiba Avenue- 3000 SFAX – TUNISIA
Periodicity : biennial
Exhibition Surface: 20.000 sqm

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sfax is pleased to invite you to the 17th session of the Mediterranean Building Exhibition MEDIBAT from 04th to 07th of October 2023 in Sfax -Tunisia.

As a center of attraction for professional builders and innovators in the field, MEDIBAT has always been a real federative Business Village for the most prestigious building corporations and international organizations of the construction industry. It is a privileged meeting place for important foreign delegations, contractors, architects and initiators of major projects.



The Sfax Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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03/ 2017
The Mediterranean Building Exhibition MEDIBAT’2023 : New date

For organizational reasons and with the aim of raising this event to the highest level, it has been decided to postpone this edition of MEDIBAT initially scheduled for March 08 to 11, 2023 to the new date of October 11 to 14. 2023.

03/ 2017
Launch of the Africalink Tunisia business network, on the occasion of the show

At an official ceremony to be held on October 7, 2021 on the sidelines of the MEDIBAT trade fair, the Africalink Business Network will launch the Africalink Tunisia Committee. This community already has 165 members and is working to develop exchanges between African and European entrepreneurs. By deploying its network in Tunisia, Africalink offers Tunisian businessmen the opportunity to share the opportunities available in the Afro-European space.

03/ 2017
Reserve your badge now

The Organizing Committee of the 16th edition of the Mediterranean Building Exhibition MEDIBAT informs visitors of the event that they can now obtain their badge free of charge. For them, all they have to do is go directly to the event’s website ( ) or use the new communication tool via your Smartphone “CCIS MOBILE” which you can download from Google Play and App Store.

03/ 2017
Health prevention measures against COVID-19 for the safety of everyone

Anxious to make the new MEDIBAT session a success at all levels, including that relating to hygiene and sanitary conditions, the CCIS has hired a specialized structure which will be responsible for the application of the sanitary protocol aimed at respecting the rules of prevention against the Coronavirus and keep everyone safe.

The hired service provider will ensure, under the supervision of the CCIS COVID referent, to train all stakeholders, to organize the flow of visitors and exhibitors and to make them aware of common prevention practices (wearing a mask, physical distancing, disinfection. ..).

03/ 2017
Remarkable Venezuelan participation

The 16th edition of MEDIBAT will have a remarkable presence from Venezuela. Indeed, in addition to the participation in the exhibition, this Latin American country will be represented in this biennial meeting of the building by the presence of its Minister of People’s Power of Housing Mr. Ildemaro Villarroel who will participate in the economic forum (the October 8) and will present an intervention on “The Great Mission Housing Venezuela to guarantee the social right of housing and the technique of“ petrocasas ”(petromaisons)”.
Mr. Villarroel, will present the conceptual aspects of the creation and development of the Great Mission Housing Venezuela which has built more than 3,700,000 houses in the country, to guarantee the right to housing of the population. It will also present the challenges posed by the land issue and financing, while highlighting the development of the national construction industry and the increase in the production capacities of construction materials, in particular the technique of “petrocasas” (petro- houses, houses made with materials derived from petroleum).

03/ 2017
Workshop on the “ZLECAF” Free Trade Zone

La Zone de Libre Echange Continentale Africaine ZLECAF, dont la Convention a été ratifiée par la Tunisie il y a une année, fera l’objet d’un Workshop qui se tiendra en marge de MEDIBAT et ce le 8 octobre  à partir de 15h00 à la salle de l UTICA. Portant essentiellement sur les derniers développements de cet important espace de coopération économique, le Workshop sera animé par  le représentant du Secrétariat Général de la ZLECAF et Monsieur Chaouki Jaballi Conseiller des Services Publics et Directeur de la Coopération avec les pays africains et l’Union Africaine.

03/ 2017
(Fr) L’Ordre des architectes organise une table ronde sur le thème « L’architecture post-Covid 19 »

A round table on the theme “Post-Covid 19 architecture” will be organized on October 8, on the sidelines of the 16th edition of MEDIBAT. About 150 architects working under the leadership of the Tunisian Order of Architects will take part in this event with the objective of “raising the expectations and issues that concern the profession from a professional point of view” declared to the press office of MEDIBAT the member of the Council of the Order of Architects of Tunisia responsible for events Mr. Mohamed Adel Saidi.

03/ 2017
Six ministers and VIP personalities confirm their presence

The 16th MEDIBAT edition will be marked by the presence of a plethora of ministers and high personalities from several countries who have confirmed their attendance at the thirtieth anniversary session.

Indeed, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sfax (CCIS) has received, so far, the confirmation of six ministers representing Cameroon, Mali, Burkina-Faso, Congo Brazzaville, Senegal and Venezuela. .

03/ 2017
CCIS MOBILE, the new tool for instant communication with the Chamber


The 16th edition of MEDIBAT coincides with the launch by the CCIS of a new instant communication tool: the “CCIS MOBILE” application.
This application, which is available on Google Play and App Store, allows economic operators not only to follow CCIS news, but also to benefit from other services such as obtaining access badges to the MEDIBAT Fair. It is intended as a means allowing members of the Chamber to stay permanently connected with its activities and programs.

03/ 2017
Forums and parallel days

Along with the exhibition, the Salon program will include, like previous editions, a series of events parallel to the exhibition, namely the Economic Forum, the Scientific Forum, the Entrepreneurship Forum, the Circles and the Innovation Village and Country Days, in addition to a major event celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Show.

The Economic Forum will revolve around the theme “Strengthening the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the building and infrastructure sector”, as for the Scientific Forum, it will debate the theme “Construction 4.0 in the post-Covid paradigm. 19 ”.

03/ 2017
Libya in the spotlight

Guest of honor at the new edition of MEDIBAT, Libya will be at the heart of a day devoted to it, which will revolve around the theme “Tunisian-Libyan partnership projects and the reconstruction of Libya”.

An official delegation made up of ministers, decision-makers, Presidents of Chambers of Commerce, Presidents of municipalities and investment structures is expected in Sfax. Major projects (including 5,000 housing units) to be carried out as part of the country’s reconstruction efforts will be exposed during this Libya Day.

03/ 2017
More than 20 countries participate in the 30th anniversary edition

On D-18 of the event, the reservation of stands for the exhibition of the 16th edition of the Mediterranean Building Exhibition MEDIBAT that will be organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sfax (CCIS) from October 6 to 9, 2021 is almost completed.

More than 20 countries have already confirmed their presence at the edition which coincides with the 30th anniversary celebration of the fair. These are Libya, Cameroon, Algeria, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Mali, Gabon, Nigeria, Kenya, Senegal, Burkina-Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Indonesia and Venezuela.

03/ 2017
6 Ministers and VIP personalities confirm their participation in the 16th edition of MEDIBAT

The 16th edition of the Mediterranean Building Fair (MEDIBAT 2021) will be marked by the presence of a plethora of ministers and high personalities from several countries who have confirmed their attendance at the thirtieth anniversary session. Indeed, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sfax (CCIS) has so far received confirmation from the following ministers:

  • Ms. Célestine Ketcha, Minister of Housing and Urban Development of Cameroon
  • Mr. Brehima KAMENA, Minister of Town Planning and Domains, Land Use Planning and Population of Mali
  • Mr. Benewendé Stanislas SANKARA, Minister of Town Planning, Housing and the City of Bukina-Faso
  • Mr. Josué Rodrigue NGOUONIMBA, Minister of Construction, Urbanism and Housing of Congo Brazzaville
  • Ms. Diarra Bousso DIAGNE, Technical Advisor; Ministry of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Opening-up, Senegal;
  • Mr. Ildemaro VILLARROEL, Minister of Popular Power of Housing and Housing of Venezuela
    It is also expected that other ministers, state secretaries and senior officials from other countries such as Gabon, DR Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Nigeria and Kenya will confirm in the coming days their participation as well as officials from ECOWAS and UEMOA.
03/ 2017
Foreign delegations present at MEDIBAT’2021

13 African countries present at MEDIBAT:

  • Guests of honor
  • Strong delegation from LIBYA with the presence of Ministers and high personalities;
  • Strong delegation from CAMEROON with the participation of 2 Ministers and high personalities.
  • Many African delegations from :
  • Algeria ;
  • DRC ;
  • Mali ;
  • Gabon ;
  • Nigeria ;
  • Kenya ;
  • Senegal ;
  • Burki-Faso ;
  • Ivory Coast ;
  • Soudan ;
  • Togo ;
  • Other foreign delegations :
  • France ;
  • Czech Republic ;
  • Venezuela ;
  • Japanese official delegation ;
  • Russian official delegation ;
  • Ukrainian official delegation.
  • CPCCAF ;
  • Africalink
  • Foreign exhibition :
  • France Pavilion (Business France has awarded its Label to MEDIBAT);
  • Czech Republic pavilion;
  • Libya pavilion;
  • Cameroonian pavilion;
  • Indonesian pavilion;
  • German pavilion;
  • Venezuelan pavilion.
  • Expected foreign exhibition :
  • Turkey;
  • Russia;

Exhibition Program




The Entrepreneurship Forum
Franchise as a lever for development of the building sector


8:30 am

Registration of participants



Official opening of the Forum
Speech by Mr Ridha Fourati, President of the CCIS



Panel 1 :Tools and mechanisms for training and coaching offered for developers in the building sector * Professional training for entrepreneurship and job creation in the IMCCV sector: the case of plaster. Presented by Mr Yacine KHEMIRI from CTMCCV & Mr Mohamed BEN ALI from NTCONSULTING
* The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Presented by Mr Omar Bouzouada, CEO of APII
* The National Mines Office, Presented by Mr Khaled Othmen,
* The Tunisian Agency for Vocational Training ATFP
* Mébât Initiative, Presented by Mr Abdelhamid Guesmi Director of the Mahres Training and Learning Center


10h00-10h30 :

Panel 2 :
The Tunisian Context of Franchising in the Construction Sector
* Legal framework of franchising in the building sector in Tunisia, Presented by Maitre Ismail Ben Messaoud, Lawyer
* The role of franchising as a tool in the development of the building sector, Case of France, Presented by Ms. Rose Marie Less, French Federation of Franchise


10:30 am-11:30am:

Panel 3 :
Presentation of franchisors in the building sector
* Remax, Presented by Mr Tarek Thabet, DG
* Wintech, Presented by Mr Slim Jouini, CEO
* A turnkey project”, Presented by Ms. Faten Hathroubi, SIPS
* SOTECA, Presented by Ms. Hana Hakim
* SOIB, Presented by Mr Abdelmalek Ghannem, DG,
* SIKA, Presented by Mr Walid Souai


11:30 am-12:30pm

Panel 4 :
Funding mechanisms for franchise projects
Moderator: Mr Hamdi Ksiaa
* The BFPME, Presented by Mr Hamdi Ksiaa, Director of Assistance, Identification and Development.
* Tamweeli, Presented by Mr Richard Finke
* BTS, Presented by Ms. Amira Hamden
* Baobab Tunisia, Presented by Marwen Ghrabi, Regional Manager on Sfax
* CFE, Presented by Mrs. Sahar Abdelmalek



Panel 5 :
Opening of Workshops and B2B Meetings between franchisors and future franchisees



* Workshop N1: Project ideas in the building sector
انجز مشروعك “مكتب دراسات”: من الفكرة إلى الإنجاز
* Workshop N2: Project ideas in the building franchise sector
ورشة أفكار مشاريع الفرانشيز في قطاع البناء
* Workshop N3: Tools and training programs for young people
برامج و أليات التكوين و التدريب الخاصة بالباعثين الشبان
*Workshop N4: Franchise financing mechanisms اليات و برامج التمويل مشاريع الفرانشيز
*Workshop N5: B to B Matchmaking (Creation of representations in the regions)اليات و برامج التمويل مشاريع الفرانشيز


2:30 p.m.

End of the day


  • 9.00H – 13.00H

Scientific Forum: City, Building and Construction 4.0

The Scientific Forum will bring together an elite of renowned researchers from Tunisia, France, Germany, Egypt …


Construction 4.0 in the post-Covid-19 paradigm
Jeudi 7 octobre 2021



Official Opening, Mr Ridha Fourati, President of the CCIS



Séance1 :
Moderator  Mr Imed Gargouri & Mr Chiheb Zouari 


1st intervention :iDgitization of the building sector (Smart Building ), – The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on Building Sector Equipe TELNETT 



2nd intervention : Construction 4.0: Concept and technologies,
Mr Karim BEEDIAR, Doctor of « Ponts et Chaussées » (Bridges and roads), regional R&I manager at CESI and holder of the “City” chair of the future and Circular economy ”CESI-ESSOR. Nantes – France



3rd intervention :Valorization of the Geographic Information System GIS,
M. Mohamed Moncef SARBEJI, ENIS



4th intervention : Architecture after COVID19
M. Adel Hidar, Architecte



Coffee break / Networking



Séance2 :
Moderator Mr Maher Yangui & Mr Mohamed Ali Charfeddine 


1st intervention :
After Covid 19, Building will be different?! Sanitary requirements in sustainable buildings, Imed GARGOURI Director of CEC BioSASciS “Bio-Statistics Applied to Health Sciences” Project Manager VRR-Sabat Sfakys (MES-RS)



2ème intervention : Smart building become industrialized



3rd intervention : Safety in building construction and international standards Mr Chiheb ZOUARI -CNAM, 



4ème intervention :resentation of the Building Information Modeling BIM concepts, 
Mr Amin Massaoud, President of KNX Userclub Tunisia



5th intervention :Presentation of the Building Information Modeling BIM concepts



Testimonials and Success stories
– Modélisation BIM de la banque populaire du Burundi, M. Anis MAHMOUD & M. Safouan AZIZI (AMA Group)
-«Taparura» vers une infrastructure 4.0,
M. Wassim Zouari & M. Ramzi Halouani, Projet Taparura
M. Anis MAHMOUD (AMA Group)



Discussion & Clôture du Forum

  • 14.30H – 17.00H

Libya Day: Libya guest of honor

-Presentation of Libya’s major projects in the presence of Libyan Ministers and high personalities

-Importante delegations of businessmen led by CCIS partner Chambers of Commerce: Tripoli CCI, Missourata CCI and Ben Ghazi CCI

9.30H – 13.00H

Economic Forum  : Reinforcing the partnership between the public side and the private one in the sector of construction and infrastructure.

Presentation of construction and infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Mali, Ivory Coast and Nigeria.

14.30H – 17.00H

Cameroun day

– Potential and needs of the Cameroon market in the construction sector


General public day

Closing of the 16th Edition of the MEDIBAT Fair

MEDIBAT photo gallery

Forum economique

Forum «Entreprendre en innovant dans le secteur du bâtiment»


Journée Burkina Faso

Press Release regarding the 14th session of the Mediterranean Building Exhibition MEDIBAT









Forum Scientifique

Economic Forum

Scientific Forum

Inauguration 2013

The Exhibition

Galerie Video MEDIBAT

Sopal in MEDIBAT 2021

Evening News Bulletin 06/10/2021 Medibat 2021

The Mediterranean Building Exhibition MEDIBAT from 6 to 9 October 2021 in Sfax

Live broadcast of the news at 1 pm of the Medibat 2021 events

Launch of the 16th Mediterranean Building Exhibition

Opening of the Mediterranean Building Exhibition under the supervision of the Minister of Processing

Intervention of the Director General of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Radio Diwan FM

“SOMOCER GROUP” in Medibat exhibition 2021

Entrepreneurship Forum “franchise as a lever for the development of the Building sector”

Intervention of the Director General of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ikram Makni on Radio IFM

express FM in MEDIBAT 2021

Ikram MAKNI General Manager of CCIS on the air of Express Fm

The intervention of Ridha FOURATI President of the CCIS on Express FM

Mr. Pavel Martinik President of the Czech-Tunisian Chamber of Commerce on Express FM

The intervention of Mr. Karim BEDDIAR, Regional Director of Research and Innovation at CESI – France

The intervention of Ms. Amira HAMDEN Regional Director bank BTS Sfax 2 on the waves of Express FM

Mr. Brehima KAMENA on Express FM

Mr. Ildemaro Villarroel, Minister of the Popular Power of Habitat and Housing of Venezuela

the prospects of Tunisian-Congolese economic relations

Intervention of Dahir Isa El Jazzoui, Director – General of the Tripoli Chamber of Commerce, Libya, this morning at Radio Express FM

Mr. Herman Mbonyo Lihumba President of the CCI RDC-TUNISIA

Minister of Housing and Venezuelan Habitat at Medibat 2021


Carthago CERAMIC at the MEDIBAT exhibition

Live broadcast of the one-afternoon news of the 2021 Medibat events

Cooperation agreement between CCIS and the Czech-Tunisian Chamber

Scientific Forum

Congolese delegation

Saphire Vehicles & Automobiles


CEM at Medibat 2021

DERBIGUM at #Medibat 2021

ESW at #Medibat 2021

SOMEF at #Medibat 2021

“Indonesia” at MEDIBAT 2021

“Excellencia” at Medibat 2021

“Venezuela” at Medibat 2021

“BBW” at Medibat 2021

“Fleurtex” at Medibat 2021

“Libya Day” Libyan Tunisian partnership projects and the reconstruction of Libya

“Simap” at Medibat 2021

“SAM” at Medibat 2021

Live broadcast of the main news bulletin of 07/10/2021 of the Medibat 2021 events

“CUISINA” at Medibat 2021

Architects’ Authority

Pavillon FRANCE

SCPE at Medibat 2021

“FOCUS ENERGY” at Medibat 2021

“QUATTRO” at Medibat 2021

“Artilaser” at Medibat 2021


Sani Bains at Medibat 2021

16th edition of the Mediterranean Building Exhibition (Hall 1)

“SIREP PREFA” at Medibat 2021

Economic Forum

“Meublatex” at Medibat 2021

MEDIBAT 2021: Successful course at all scales

MEDIBAT 2021 : Economic Mobility in Full Respect of the Health Protocol

Live broadcast of the 08/10/2021 news bulletin for the 2021 Medibat events

Salon Méditerranéen du Bâtiment Medibat on China Global Television Network CGTN

(Fr) Participation de DERBIGUM au Médibat

(Fr) Participation de GYPSOBAT au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de SIDENOR au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de Maestria au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de Mapiscine au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de SOMEF au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de Le Portail au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de GEP au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de SPMS au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de AFEL au Médibat 2019

(Fr) Participation de SPG au Médibat 2019


(Fr) MEDIBAT 2017 : Jour 1 en video

Interview Mme Khouadia Mbaye – Ministre de Sénégal

Interview Boubacer Keita – Banquier

Interview Mr Raymond Chrétien – Associé & Conseiller Stratégique – CANADA

Interview Shirley Li – Mantall


Interview Mme ANGELA

Interview Taieb SAHTOURI – Président de la CCI ANNABA

Interview Mr Raymond Pierre SAUHI – Vice Président des relations sociales


Interview Mr Sébastien Beaulieu – Ambassador of CANADA


Interview Mr Dominique Bourgeois – Manager FORBO Flooring Systems

Interview EBC Company

Interview Mrs Zhang – SHUAI

Interview Mme Amira HAMDEN – BTS

Interview Mr Sofian BEN SALAH – STE KNAUF

Interview Mr Iskandar HADDAR – Batimaghreb

Interview Mr Mohamed KOUBAA – IDEAL CERAM

Interview Mr Ridha KTOUM


Exposant Chine

Interview Pablo Hidalgo – Président CIMENTS D’ENFIDHA

Interview avec Mr Claude Imperllizeri – Architecte

Interview avec un visiteur Ivoirien