The Big 5 Construct Qatar, held under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, gets under way at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) on Monday
Running till September 25, the event will host more than 150 exhibitors from 20 countries and feature 40 free-to-attend education workshops.
"The second edition of Qatar’s most important event dedicated to the construction industry is ready to open its doors at the DECC. Backed by its strategic partner, Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), the Big 5 Construct Qatar will officially open at 11am and showcase the latest construction solutions and services," the organisers said in a statement.
Loubna Aghzafi, country manager at event organiser dmg events Doha, said: “Once again, The Big 5 Construct Qatar is back in Doha and we couldn’t be more pleased. The country continues to present great opportunities for construction professionals and the Big 5 Construct Qatar is the perfect place for them to network, conduct business, find new products and enhance their skills.”
Visitors will benefit from a pool of over 150 exhibitors from 20 countries, representing the entire building process across seven product sectors: MEP Services; Building Interiors & Finishes; Building Envelope & Special Construction; Construction Tools & Building Materials; Construction Technologies & Innovations; Concrete; and Plant Machinery and Vehicles.
In addition, free education at the event will offer insight to visitors on the latest industry trends, tools and techniques.
The agenda comprises 40 CPD (Continuing Professional Development)-certified workshops covering the latest industry topics across topics, including Project Management, Architecture and Design, General Construction, Sustainability and the hugely popular final day talks on BIM and Women in Construction.
DECC CEO Jose Vicente added, “The Big 5 Construct Qatar will once again provide a platform for companies looking to grow their business in a market busy with preparations for FIFA World Cup 2022 and the long-term Qatar National Vision 2030. We are very proud to host these events Doha and their high-standard exhibition in Doha again this year, and we welcome exhibitors and visitors of the Big 5 Construct Qatar at our venue, providing them with seamless access to the heart of Doha’s business district.”
The Big 5 Construct Qatar is backed by QNTC (strategic partner), Qatar Free Zones Authority (official free zone sponsor), Al Darwish (lanyard sponsor), Al-Adekhar (urban landscape sponsor) and FUSO (transportation sponsor). More details are available online at www.thebig5constructqatar.com.