AFAMOUR partners showcase their most innovative products at TECMA Fair

14 Jun 2022 present, Afamour

The International Fair of Urbanism and Environment will have the participation of 13 companies of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Urban Furniture and Playgrounds that share their novelties in the creation of playgrounds, training areas and street furniture

The appointment, which is celebrated of the 14 to the 16 June at IFEMA Madrid, coincides with the fifth edition of the Forum of the Cities of Madrid, where the president of AFAMOUR will intervene to underline the importance of rethinking the city from the perspective of children and advancing in criteria of circularity, proximity and sustainability

The Spanish Association of manufacturers of street furniture and playgrounds (AFAMOUR) will be present at the International Fair of Urbanism and Environment (TECMA), which is celebrated of the 14 to the 16 June at the IFEMA Madrid fairgrounds. In this quote, Afamour will announce the news of its associates, focused on more innovative and efficient products, a través de diferentes espacios de exposición pública.

A total of 12 companies linked to AFAMOUR such as Industrias Agapito, Aes XXI, Urban Environment, Kompan, Myparque, Mobipark, Isaba, Huck, Sap, Paidiki, Avant and Sanpe Ingenieria will show in a showroom the commitment to an urban future that faces environmental challenges with elements designed to reduce the carbon footprint, that promotes the development and learning of children, and that improves people's well-being. Three commitments aligned with the spirit of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Street Furniture and Playgrounds, that ensures to maintain product quality standards in the sector.

In addition, the company Benito Novatilu, AFAMOUR partner, will exhibit its products at TECMA, a few meters from the showroom of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Urban Furniture and Playgrounds, and in an area close to the stands of the Forum of Cities.

The International Fair of Urbanism and Environment, which is constituted as a space to exchange good practices, knowledge and real experiences in the day to day of those responsible for cities, brings together a total of 111 direct exhibitors, 96 companies represented, 55 countries of visitors and 27 exhibitor countries.

The President of AFAMOUR, present at the Miren Jiménez Cities Forum, president of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Urban Furniture and Playgrounds, will participate in the V edition of the Forum of the Cities of Madrid "Natural territories", diverse and habitable".

The president of AFAMOUR will share dialogue, Thursday 16 of June from the 10.30 hours, with institutional managers and experts in urbanism in a space entitled "The diverse city that cares, integrates and welcomes visions from childhood, ageing, gender urbanism and social policies".

In this talk, Miren Jiménez will make visible the experience of AFAMOUR and its partners in outstanding areas such as the playability of cities, the correct design of children's games and sustainability.

In addition, the president of AFAMOUR will focus on the importance of rethinking the city from the perspective of children to advance in criteria of circularity, proximity and participation. And in that model, the role of green areas along with that of playgrounds and street furniture, is fundamental in the challenge of recovering children's life abroad in urban space, as an indicator of socialization and inclusion. It will also explain how children's play in public space favors a healthy growth of children and will underline the need to reduce the carbon footprint through different actions. A goal, that of reduction, which the European institutions have set in the 55% for 2030 on the continent.

The president of AFAMOUR will be one of the most 200 speakers participating in the Cities Forum, that has sessions, the presence of 60 cities and more than 1.500 present.

About Afamour

The Association of Manufacturers of Urban Furniture and Playgrounds is made up of 27 partner companies, that concentrate the 80% of the turnover of the sector in Spain.

Yearly, AFAMOUR promotes through its associated companies more than 1.000 inclusive play areas. In the whole of Spain, there are more than 6.000 municipalities where the association has made facilities and has facilitated games and physical activity to more than 5 millions of children.

AFAMOUR fue fundada en Madrid en noviembre de 2001 by a group of businessmen with the need to create an Association for the coordination, representation, management, promotion and defence of the common and general interests of this group.

AFAMOUR will address in the Forum of Cities the design of children's games and urban sustainability

Look at Jimenez, president of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Urban Furniture and Playgrounds, will participate in the fifth edition of this meeting in the Spanish capital, which coincides with the TECMA Fair and is held in the 14 to the 16 June at the IFEMA venue in Madrid

The president of AFAMOUR will share dialogue, Thursday 16 June, with institutional managers and experts in Urban Planning, in a session entitled "The diverse city that cares, integrates and welcomes visions from childhood, ageing, gender urbanism and social policies"

1 June, June, 2022.- The president of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Urban Furniture and Playgrounds (AFAMOUR), Look at Jimenez, will be present at the V edition of the Forum of the Cities of Madrid "Natural territories, diverse and habitable", What is celebrated of the 14 to the 16 June at the IFEMA fairgrounds So what coincides with the TECMA Fair and other events in the field of urban planning.

At the Cities Forum, Miren Jiménez will share dialogue, Thursday 16 of June from the 10.30 hours, with institutional managers and experts in urban planning in a space entitled "The diverse city that cares, integrates and welcomes visions from childhood, ageing, gender urbanism and social policies". In this talk, Jiménez will make visible the experience of AFAMOUR and its partners in prominent areas such as the gameplay of cities, the correct design of children's games and accessibility to these spaces.

In addition, the president of AFAMOUR will focus on the importance of using recyclable products for the development of urban furniture, playgrounds and training areas. It will also explain how children's games intervene in children's growth and underline the need to reduce the carbon footprint through different actions; a goal, that of reduction, which the European institutions have set in the 55% for 2030 on the continent.

In this dialogue of the Forum of cities, in which Miren Jiménez will intervene, they will also take the floor Lucia Losoviz, Director General of Children's and Adolescents' Rights of the Ministry of Social Rights and Agenda 2030; Carmen Navarro, director of the report "Policies and social services in the municipalities of Madrid"; Jorge Alberto Campos, mayor of Paracuellos de Jarama; Ines Novella, professor of the Department of Urbanism of the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia; Cristina Martinez Aransay, urban architecture expert in social innovation and participatory intervention in the territory with a gender perspective, and Leticia Gonzalez, Councillor for Social Policies of Oviedo City Council.

More than 260 speakers at the V Forum of the Cities of Madrid

The V edition of the Forum of the Cities of Madrid, organized by IFEMA Madrid, will have the interventions of more than 260 Speakers. The program presents a total of 50 round tables included in 24 thematic sessions and four axes of debate: "Urban planning", "Renaturalization", "Cities to inhabit" and "Circular economy". In addition, the financing of urban projects, people's quality of life and the exchange of good practices are other major lines that will be present, cross-cuttingly, throughout the program.

As for the origin of the participants, the V Forum of the Cities of Madrid will bring together representatives of more than 70 Spanish cities, Portuguese and Ibero-American, as well as experts in different areas of city management.

Este encuentro forma parte del Sustainable Environmental Solutions Forum (FSMS) que conecta en visiones y temáticas con los productos y servicios de los expositores de la edición de la International Fair of Urbanism and the Environment, TECMA, and the International Fair of Recovery and Recycling, SRR.

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