BUILDEX – 14th Saudi International Building & Construction Exhibition

Dhahran International Exhibition Center, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Why Buildex?
BUILDEX 2012 – the 14th Saudi International Building & Construction Exhibition, continues to provide the ultimate platform for companies to showcase their products, service and expertise.
Past editions have seen over 20,000 visitors benefit from the knowledge and products provided by an extensive group of over 215 international exhibitors. Saudi Arabia offers an extremely exciting opportunity for investors in all sectors. However, given the rapid pace at which the building & construction market is expanding, it is a particularly promising sector.
Saudi Arabia is considered to be the largest construction market in the Middle East, and is also one of the fastest growing markets in the world. Driven by US$ multibillion spending, which comes from both the private and public sectors, it is a market which provides remarkable opportunities. With the Kingdom’s rapid population expansion, come high expectations for quality and technically advanced houses, offices, hospitals, school and universities, and it is this expectation which is driving the boom in Saudi Arabia’s building sector.
With the launch of a number of number of Mega Projects over the next few years, coupled with the expansion plans for existing projects, exceptional growth in Saudi Arabia’s building and construction sector is certain.

The key market factors, which are driving this impressive growth, and creating opportunities are:

High population growth
Low interest financing
New mortgage law
Strong economic performance showing economic stability despite the global financial crisis
Increased demand by foreign investors
Company’s should reserve their places early to join industry representatives including those from Bahrain, Turkey, Taiwan, Pakistan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, UK, Lebanon and Thailand.

The Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia generates 60% of the Kingdom’s total GDP, making it the second-largest economy in the Middle East, as well as the region’s undisputed industrial capital.
Attending BUILDEX in Dammam ensures immediate access to the Kingdom’s key players in the Building & Construction sector.
The opportunities Saudi Arabia offers to international investors are tremendous and enhanced by the strong demographics.
Mega projects in the Building & Construction sector which have been announced and are underway are:
Saudi Aramco Yanbu Export Refinery Project – Eastern Province
Area: 5.2 million square metres
Investment Size: US$ 10 billion
Jubail Industrial City – Eastern Province
Area: 150 million square metres
Investment Size: US$ 3.8 billion
King Abdullah Economic City – Rabigh
Area: 168 million square metres
Investment size: US$ 27 billion

Knowledge Economic City – Medina

Area: 4.8 million square metres
Investment size: US$ 7 billion
Jazan Economic City – Jazan
Area: 100 million square metres
Investment size: US$ 27 billion
Jobs Estimated to be created through Saudi’s Mega Projects: 1.7 million
10 Reasons why you need to be at the 14th BUILDEX Exhibition!
1 ) Saudi Arabia is considered the largest construction market in the Middle East, so visibility at BUILDEX to access this market is essential
2 ) Saudi Arabia’s vast expansion plans for existing projects and the exceptional growth potential for the Saudi building and construction sector
3 ) Strategic location – Saudi Arabia is strategically located between Asia and Europe, offering excellent access to international investors
4 ) Global team providing combined experience of over 35 years experience in the exhibition industry, providing tailor made proposals for each client
5 ) US$ multibillion planned spending from both the public and private sector on building and construction projects
6 ) This event offers 14 years of history, with a visitor database of over 20,000 clients
7 ) The Organisers of BUILDEX are IES International Exhibition Services and DIEC DHAHRAN INT. EXHIBITION SERVICES who provide 35 years of global exhibition expertise
8 ) A 6 figure promotional budget of USD 250,000 has been allocated to visitor promotion for BUILDEX 2012, which will be invested to ensure a dedicated local, regional and global marketing campaign
9) New brand and logo providing clients and visitors with a strong brand clarity, and confirming BUILDEX’s position in the Building and Construction sector, as the leading international event for Saudi Arabia
10) The opportunity to meet many of industry’s decision makers under one roof in 4 days.
Join your industry colleagues for the key show that gathers the most influential decision makers, buyers and users under one roof.
Maximise your company’s impact at BUILDEX by taking advantage of the many exhibition and sponsorship opportunities available to you, or attend as a visitor and benefit from the networking.
If you wish to guarantee your company’s position AND secure the solid business opportunities offered by Saudi Arabia’ Building & Construction sector, these statistics show that Buildex 2012 is THE exhibition to be at!
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Source: Buildex News Room