Basrah Build Expo in Basrah, Iraq 20 – 25 February 2013

Over 20,000 visitors and 130 exhibitors are expected to attend this construction industry event. The country of Iraq is continuing work on reconstruction and restructure and is looking to complete work on projects worth US$43.5 billion that has been pledged by the Iraqi government and sourced from oil revenues.  This is expected to grow to US$150 billion over the next four years.
No longer are there restrictions in place to the countries that can provide contracts for reconstruction. Iraqi ministers are awarding contracts. Many suppliers and contractors are flocking to the country to enjoy the boom in building.
You can expect to find exhibitors and buyers of products in the following areas:
Building materials
Building equipment
Hospital equipment
Finishing products
Stone and tiles
Telecom systems
Road and rail machinery
Airport equipment
Oil production
Drainage and sewage
Road signs
Solar energy
Power generations
As with most major construction shows, there is expected to be attendance from government decision makers, international companies, decision makers from neighbouring countries (Jordan, Syria, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran), local businessmen, investors, distributors,  manufacturers of building materials and merchants.
Visit Basrah Build Expo website.