The Big 5 Construct Qatar Expo 2019 opens to huge response
The second edition of The Big 5 Construct Qatar currently underway at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) was inaugurated on Monday by HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari. dmg events are the organisers of the mega expo.
The Big 5 expo offers products covering the entire building cycle across seven dedicated sectors, including MEP services, building interiors, and finishes, building envelope and special construction, construction tools and building materials, construction technologies and innovations, concrete, and plant machinery and vehicles.
The expo provides a dedicated platform where global and local construction players can interact personally and learn the nuances of doing business in the country.
The Big 5 Construct Qatar which hosts 150 exhibitors from 20 countries also conducts over 40 free and certified education sessions during the event.
Speaking to the press, Andrew Gardner-Mitchell, the chair of the CIOB Hub Committees for Qatar and the Mena Region said: “Construction professionals joining the industry in Qatar can expect to have a voice and influence over the country’s exciting journey to construction excellence.”
dmg events Doha country manager Loubna Aghzafi said, “We are extremely proud to open The Big 5 Construct Qatar. We continue to witness keen interest from international players looking to do business in Qatar’s construction sector and we are honoured to offer them access to local stakeholders who can support their growth in the country.”
The Big 5 Construct Qatar, along with the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), features a ‘Hosted Buyers Programme’ and international media tour throughout the event to further promote the unique opportunity that Qatar has to offer to international business visitors thus bringing global business visitors even closer to local prospects.
The Indian ambassador HE P Kumaran attended the exhibition along with Sanjay Mishra, Executive Officer, Trade Fairs – Confederation of Indian Industry and other senior embassy officials.
The ambassador along with his team also met and interacted with all the Indian exhibitors and assured them of complete co-operation and support from the embassy.
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 the transport sponsor.