¿What is Expoferretera?

The best hardware and construction trade show in the region. An international business meeting for manufacturers, distributors, and hardware stores. More than 100 exhibitors showing their products and services; more than 4000 professionals from all parts of Costa Rica and America.

Edition: XX

Date: March 9, 10 and 11, 2018

Place: Parque Viva, Alajuela. Costa Rica.

Schedule: Friday and Saturday, from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm • Sunday from 11: 00 am to 6:00 pm

Periodicity: Annual

Visitors 2017:  Asistents=2.686  Exhibitors=1.789 Total=4475

Number of booths: 202


Audience Profile:

Managers, owners, sales personnel from:

• Hardware stores or/and warehouses • Paint specialized stores • Screws specialized stores • Construction companies • Furniture manufacturers •Sawmills • Also: painters, engineers, architects, installers, decorators, and contractors.

Exhibitor profile:  Abrasives • Adhesives and sealer • Bars and railing • Bearing• Ceramic• Cleaning • Cobblestones • Decoration • Doors and windows • Electric accessories • Electric cables • Electric equipment • Exhibition and storage systems • Faucets • Financing services • Galvanized • Gardening • Hardware • Insulation • Lightning • Locks • Pets • Pipes • Plumbing • Promotional products • Rods • Screws • Security • Silicon polyurethane • Specialized clothing • Tanks • Tools • Tools and equipment • Water heaters • Wire




You can view the complete agenda entering talks: www.expoferretera.com/charlas If your company wishes to participate giving talks can communicate with Gloriana Cerdas at (506) 4001-6736 or  gloriana@ekaconsultores.com

Hardware BBQ Expoferretera looks for initiatives that will enable your company to be close to its customers, and enjoy a pleasant time sharing a barbecue where we’ll have music and entertainment.



 The activity will be on Sunday May 8 12:00 M.D. be held at 3:00 p.m.

Each speaker will have 2 tickets of barbecue by booth, and each includes meat “gallo”, sausage “gallo”, a meat sausage, coleslaw with pico de gallo and soda.

Each ticket has a value of ¢3,500 colones, and your company can acquire tickets to invite your customers to participate in this activity, previously coordinating with the Organization and the tickets will be delivered along with nametags the assembly day.

Ironmonger of the Year

It is the recognition that the TYT and Expoferretera Magazine gives one of the hardware store for its business activities throughout the 2015-2016 through the ratings performed professionals ironmonger and construction sector.

Ferreteros Oscars

Ferreteros Oscars are the recognition that the hardware and Expoferretera Sector awarded to companies and entrepreneurs wholesalers renowned for their work throughout 2015 -2016.

For this recognition award the categories are:

1. Rural Hardware Stores more growth forecast

2. The best hardware sales team

3. Hardware store with more differentiating Marketing Strategies

4. The most effective  Hardware Manager for Busines

Entrance Fees: The entrance fee will be free for those who have an invitation or register at our site  www.expoferretera.com/registro. We will give our exhibitors free tickets and codes so they can invite their clients. Assistants without invitation or registration will have to pay a $7.00 fee.


Organized by:

EKA Consultores. (TYT Magazine). Phone: (506) 4001-6723. P.O. Box 11406-1000 San José Costa Rica. revistatyt@ekaconsultores.com





Investment includes: Aluminium structure and divisions. Fluorescent lamp lighting and 1 double outlet 110 polarized. 1 table, 2 chairs, tablecloth. Booth rotulation (if used structure). Promotional material (invitations, posters, stickers).

Company’s information on EXPOFERRETERA directory. Company information on TyT Magazine Expoferretera special edition


Exhibiting advantages

If you want your business to be known, to increase your contacts and sales, or to improve, you must become a part of Expoferretera.  By participating as an exhibitor you will have the opportunity to close deals and get to know more than 3,000 businessmen of the industry, so you can:

Introduce and show new products and services

 Contact area distributors and clients

Create professional network in Central America.

Find agents, distributors and sellers


Reserve your booth:

Annia Cabalceta

Sales Representative


Phone: (506) 4001-6726
Mobile.: (506) 7014-3611