Sponsors & Partners


Global Presenting Partner

The Hilti Foundation was established in 1996 as a charitable organization by the Martin Hilti Family Trust. Since 2007, the Hilti Foundation has been a joint institution of the Martin Hilti Family Trust and the Hilti Group, which contributes two percent of the annual consolidated earnings to the Foundation’s budget. Our slogan "We build a better future” underlines the fact that the Foundation supports activities and projects focusing on Affordable Housing & Technology, Economic Empowerment and Community Arts & Culture around the globe. The Hilti Foundation wants to empower people to lead a better, autonomous and independent life.

Global Gold Sponsor

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately US$19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com.

Global Bronze Partner

Somfy Foundation is committed to helping vulnerable people to live in decent conditions. The foundation’s citizenship initiative, which aims to give everyone the dignity they deserve. Somfy’s employees volunteer during working hours under the supervision of Somfy Foundation to support the various needs of the non-profit associations. The continued and close collaboration between Somfy Foundation and the various non-profit associations enables them to identify the needs and ways the employees can bring their own contribution. For more information, please visit the website https://www.fondation-somfy.com/en-en/

About company:
Somfy operates in 58 countries and is the world leader in automatic controls for openings and closures in homes and buildings. For more than 45 years, the Somfy group has been leading the improvement of living environment through automation, designing and developing solutions for comfort, safety, energy saving and personal autonomy.

Regional Gold Sponsor

Agence Française de Développement (AFD) implements France’s policy on international development and solidarity. Through its financing of NGOs and the public sector, as well as its research and publications, AFD supports and accelerates transitions towards a fairer, more resilient world. It also provides training in sustainable development (at AFD Campus) and other awareness-raising activities in France.
With our partners, we are building shared solutions with and for the people of the Global South. Our teams are at work on more than 4,000 projects in the field, in the French Overseas Departments and Territories, in 115 countries and in regions in crisis. We strive to protect global public goods – promoting a stable climate, biodiversity and peace, as well as gender equality, education and healthcare. In this way, we contribute to the commitment of France and the French people to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Towards a world in common.

With the support of

Cities Alliance



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• Interact with over 2,000 housing practitioners across the Asia-Pacific region
• Connect with more than 75 expert speakers from housing and urban planning sectors
• Showcase your brand to an audience of over 25 million people across Asia-Pacific
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• Network with multisectoral organizations, including nongovernmental organizations, corporations, government, academics and others in the fields of sustainability, housing finance, affordable housing, and technology.
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