The 24th Belarus International Construction Machinery and Building Materials Exhibition was held in Minsk, Belarus, from September 6th to September 9th. The area of the exhibition, organized by the Belarus Exhibition Association, stretches for more than 10,000 square meters. It was founded by the Russian Ministry of Construction and the Belarusian Builders Association in 1992, which has been successfully held for 23 sessions. Its organizers,Belarus Exhibition Association, is the responsible party for main exhibitions in Belarus region. It takes charge of about 24 international exhibitions annually. BUDPRAGRES is the largest building materials exhibition in Belarus as well as one of the largest building materials exhibitions among the Eastern European CIS countries. And it was awarded by the International Exhibition Union (UFI).