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The Big 5 Construct Egypt exploring latest developments will take place on 2-4 September in Cairo
Egypt Architecture News - Jun 20, 2019 - 04:10 2410 views
Egypt’s largest construction event, The Big 5 Construct Egypt, will return for its second edition to the Egyptian International Exhibition Centre (EIEC) in Cairo from 2 to 4 September 2019, announced organisers dmg events, a subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT). The event is held in partnership between dmg events and ACG-ITF, a leading organizer of the largest international exhibitions in Egypt.
After The Big 5 Construct Egypt's successful launch last year which brought together over 11,000 construction industry professionals from 60 participating countries, the event is returning bigger and better in 2019 to bring you everything infrastructure and construction for building the new Egypt. World Architecture Community is Supporting Association of The Big 5 Construct Egypt.
The Construction Of The 35-Km Green River In The Egyptian New Administrative Capital revealed by Archplan Architects & Planners, Cube Consultants (architectural consultancy), Land Consultants (architects, planning and project management), Ӧkoplan Engineering Consultations, and Yasser Mansour Concept Architects. Image © CUBE Consultants
The Big 5 Construct Egypt 2019 remains the country's largest construction event occupying 30,000 sqm gross in Halls 1, 2 and 3 of Egypt's International Exhibition Center.
Over 300 exhibitors from more than 30 participating countries are expected to showcase their latest products and technologies from 8 product sectors, 4 of which are new in 2019.
Image courtesy of The Big 5 Construct Egypt
The event is also introducing a Gala Dinner and Ambassador Program to further improve your networking experience and promote the Egyptian market globally.
This year also features 3 seminar theaters for 40+ CPD-certified workshops led by key industry professionals providing insights into the key challenges, regulations, new trends and technologies in construction. Become a part of the 2nd edition of The Big 5 Construct Egypt by enquiring about exhibiting today.
The Big 5 Construct Egypt is brought to you by dmg events, the same organizers of The Big 5, the largest construction event in the MENA region.
Image courtesy of The Big 5 Construct Egypt
In the event, these product sectors will include: MEP Services, Construction Tools & Building Materials, Building Interiors & Finishes, Construction Technologies & Innovations, Windows, Doors & Façade (New sector!), Concrete, Formwork & Scaffolding (New sector!), Infrastructure Systems & Services (New sector!) and HVAC-R (New sector!).
The Construction Of The 35-Km Green River In The Egyptian New Administrative Capital. Image © CUBE Consultants
"Egypt is in the midst of a construction boom"
The Big 5 Construct Egypt and MEED Projects revealed a new report that Egypt has over $300bn of known planned and un-awarded projects. In 2018, Egypt has surpassed Saudi Arabia as the second largest single projects market in the region, recording more than $33bn of contract awards.
In the backdrop of a successful launch in 2018, The Big 5 Construct Egypt will grow further spreading across 20,000 sqm and putting a stronger focus on infrastructure and construction to build the new Egypt.
"Egypt is in the midst of a construction boom," said Roni El Haddad, Event Director of The Big 5 Construct Egypt, commenting on the Egyptian Construction Market Report the event has released in partnership with MEED Projects.
"In total, more than $20bn worth of real estate and civil infrastructure projects valued $50m or above have been awarded over the past two years alone," El Haddad reveals.
The grand Egyptian Museum designed by heneghan peng architects is under counstruction in Egypt. Image © heneghan peng architects
According to the report, in fact, Egypt is the only country in the Middle East and North Africa region where overall spending on projects has grown during the past two years.
The country has already overtaken Saudi Arabia as the second largest single projects market in the region, recording more than $33bn of contract awards in 2018. The future looks even more promising.
"Egypt has well over $300bn of known planned and un-awarded projects, which gives it a project pipeline larger than any other regional market after Saudi Arabia and the UAE," explained El Haddad. "Construction is by far the largest future market in the country, with more than $120bn worth of planned projects and growing. The time to invest in the Egyptian construction market is now."
New Egyptian Grand Museum. Image © heneghan peng architects
Some of the major active construction projects in Egypt include the new Administrative Capital to the East of Cairo, the huge New Alamein City on the North Coast, the new Egyptian Grand Museum, a host of new hotel and tourism developments, and the expansion of the existing Cairo metro network.
In order to match the expanding requirements of the Egyptian construction and infrastructure sectors, The Big 5 Construct Egypt is launching new dedicated product sectors in 2019.
The Big 5 Construct Egypt is part of The Big 5, the largest portfolio of construction industry events in the Middle East, which includes the biggest construction exhibitions organized in leading markets such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kenya and South Africa, among others.
You can register to the The Big 5 Construct Egypt from the website. The Big 5 Construct Egypt 2019 will be held between September 2-4, 2019 at the Egypt International Exhibition Center Halls 1, 2 & 3.
Top image: New Egyptian Grand Museum. Image © heneghan peng architects