Arabian Construction expo draws 2,000 visitors
Abu Dhabi, May 25, 2010
Arabian Construction Week, a leading trade event incorporating four dedicated vertical trade exhibitions and two regional summits on sustainability, innovation and infrastructure, attracted over 2,000 visitors on the opening day in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
The three-day event covering over 8,000 sq m area at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) features the Green Building Middle East, Future-Build Middle East, Building Machinery Middle East and Civil Engineering Middle East exhibitions.
In addition, two regional summits – Arabian World Construction Summit (AWCS) and the Green Building Middle East Summit and Expo – are headlining the expo.
The Green Building Middle East at the Arabian Construction Week 2010 is showcasing premium sustainable construction products, while Future-Build Middle East is serving as the first dedicated single-sourcing platform for latest technology and innovative construction projects.
Civil Engineering Middle East, meanwhile, is showcasing the latest products and solutions for major infrastructure and transport projects that are rapidly transforming the Middle East landscape.
Building Machinery Middle East has brought together major industry brands and dealers to display cranes, excavators, heavy vehicles, machine tools, concrete, as well as waste and recycling equipment.
The AWCS as well as the Green Building Middle East Summit are witnessing international spokespersons analysing integral issues that currently face the region’s construction industry.
In addition to the conference programme, the Arabian Construction Week acts as a pre-tender sourcing forum for the region’s existing and potential construction and infrastructure projects. It also aims to work towards a better built environment for the cities of today and the future.
Shell Lubricants and the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs are the headline sponsors of Arabian Construction Week 2010 that also has Framecad, Green Precast Systems and Technologies and Commodore Steel Industries as the gold sponsors.
RMD Kwikform Middle East, Doka International and Peri are participating as the silver sponsors while Etihad Airways is the official airline sponsor.
Organised by Mecom Forums/Clarion Events in partnership with Meed, ACW is proving to be a perfect platform for companies to display a full range of green building solutions as well as innovative engineering products and services to thousands of buyers from across the Middle East and neighbouring regions.-TradeArabia News Service