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Local Founding Partners Represent QAR42 Billion Infrastructure Sector at Building Services Qatar by the BIG 5

Construction in Qatar will thrive as 2018 government budget allocates an estimated QAR42 billion (21% of the budget) to transport and infrastructure projects, according to the latest report by Research and Markets for Building Services Qatar by The Big 5.
Major projects listed in the ‘Analysis and Future Growth Dynamics of Qatar’s Economy’ report include the Lusail City Development Project (USD45 billion), The Doha Metro project (approx. 300 km), Hamad International Airport Expansion (USD15.5 billion), and the Msheireb Downtown Doha Regeneration Project.
“Qatar has been on the roadmap towards becoming an advanced society capable of sustainable development,” comments Mr. Omar Hallawa, Business Development In-Charge at Tadmur Trading WLL.
Tadmur Contracting has executed nearly 100 multi-million QAR government and private projects and support Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 as Platinum Sponsor. They conclude that “sustainable trends should in essence be the hallmark of modern construction.”
Sure V. Satyanarayana, CEO of concrete solutions provider SMEET – Qatar, adds that “the construction industry plays a very important role in achieving the expansive infrastructure goals set by Qatar’s 2018 budget.”
SMEET join a pool of eight exhibiting Founding Partners at this year’s launch of Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 event, held from 24 – 26 September 2018 at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Centre.
He adds that “presenting our products to the international community at Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 will show how far a Qatari company can go by producing high quality and unique products.”
The Founding Partners, all local companies and leaders in their specific fields, will align to their product sectors and reflect the Qatar building industry across all stages of the construction lifecycle.
SMEET Precast, the largest and most advanced single factory in the MENA region, will head the Concrete sector alongside Al Sehmiah, constant innovator of outdoor concrete with their own testing laboratory in Qatar.
Leading environmental innovator and the largest landscape provider in Qatar, Palmera Landscapes support the Building Envelope & Special Construction sector with their superior landscape solutions.
Founding Partner for Plant Machinery & Vehicles Qatar Building Company – Heavy Equipment Division will showcase their international calibre at the event – the brand have established partnerships with leading manufacturers such as Hyundai Heavy Industries and more.
The Construction Tools & Building Materials sector will be represented by Qatar’s first local Aluminium Extrusion plant, Qatar Aluminium Extrusion Co. (QALEX) and Industrial Equipment & Services Co. (IESCO). With 43 years market experience IESCO offer solutions for the most challenging supply projects and requirements.
With equity interest in 13 operational projects including construction materials, Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) is a Founding Partner for the Building Interiors & Finishes product sector along with provider of faultless security management systems CHIP International.
Manateq, Economic Partner of the event, serves as a key component to the county’s strategic vision in economic diversity comments on their role at the exhibition, “We are glad to take part in the first Building Services Qatar exhibition which would be ideal platform to present our investment opportunities,” – Mr. Fahad Rashid Al Kaabi, Manateq CEO.
“To have such an esteemed body of Founding Partners show their support for the launch edition of Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 is essential. As we invite international companies and decision-makers to the country it adds great value to reflect the high standard of construction in Qatar,” comments Senior Vice President of dmg events, Andy White
A unique event for the building community, Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 does more to bring together exhibitors and serious buyers through dedicated product sectors, live product demos, and CPD (continuing professional development) workshops and seminars.
Exhibitors can also tap into the extensive market experience of event organisers, dmg events Doha. Part of an international group producing of 50+ market leading exhibitions and conferences receiving 250,000+ visitors annually, the event offers access to affiliated buyers and strategic partnerships.
Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 is brought to Qatar by official supporter Qatar Tourism Authority as a part of their effort to develop a leading Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) industry.
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24 – 26 September 2018 – Doha Exhibition Convention Centre, Qatar
Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 is the new show catering to the needs of Qatar’s growing building services industry. The launch exhibition comprises seven sectors:
Plant Machinery and Vehicles; Concrete; Construction Tools and Building Materials, MEP Services; Building Envelope & Special Construction; Construction Technologies & Innovations; Building Interiors & Finishes.
On top of live product demonstrations, Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 will feature a variety of educational elements such as a unique internationally certified Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshop programme, technical seminars and business matchmaking.
Building Services Qatar by The Big 5 is owned by DMG Events (Doha) LLC; a subsidiary of DMG Events International Limited and part of the DMGT Group which is listed on the London Stock Exchange.