*Unlocks Access to 150 Local and International Leading Building and Construction Suppliers
The Big 5 Construct Kenya which will give participants to no fewer than 150 local and international leading building and construction suppliers in the East African country will kick off next month, the organisers have said.
In a statement made available to Maritime Bits, the organisers said the exhibition was in line with Kenya’s Vision 2030 which aims at reducing poverty and unemployment.
According to them, The Big 5 Construct Kenya Construction Project Market Report produced by ABiQ, the event’s knowledge partner, highlights consumer spending and public infrastructure development as the key drivers of economic growth. From 9–11 November 2022, over 8,000 public and private stakeholders are expected to gather at The Big 5 Construct Kenya to drive forward these objectives, while learning from industry experts and exploring innovative products and solutions to tackle a rapidly evolving business landscape.
Organized by DMG event which has a long track record of success under The Big 5 portfolio of events, the fifth edition of The Big 5 Construct Kenya will take place at the Sarit Expo Centre in Nairobi. It has already attracted big names in the exhibitor line-up, including Gold Sponsor Peglar (Aalberts Integrated Piping Systems), Wavin, C.G.M, Geoplast and Bauer. In addition, the exhibition floor will host several international pavilions spanning Italy, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkiye, Germany and more.
Continuing, the statement said: “With Kenya’s construction and infrastructure market expected to reach USD 6.9 billion by 2027 and exciting development projects such as Konza Techno City and Northlands City underway, The Big 5 Construct Kenya aims to provide the market with a unique platform to accelerate growth. Industry professionals can benefit from networking opportunities with public sector officials, who play a critical role in developing the industry, as well as source innovative products from over 150 leading industry brands”.
According to the Senior Vice President, DMG Events, Mr. Ben Greenish, in addition to being inspired by industry trend-setters on the exhibition floor, visitors can up skill and earn their annual CPD points by attending a wide range of interactive and collaborative talks sessions led by industry experts across four key themes namely technology, project management, architecture and design, and sustainability.
Greenish stated that strategic partners of The Big 5 international portfolio of events, the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) will present a master class on sustainable project management implementation while the Project Management Institute (PMI) will cover themes such as performance, innovation and teamwork as well as investing and financing in construction.
Other topics to be explored in keynotes and panel discussions include energy efficiency, affordable housing, and the digital age.
His words: “The Big 5 Construct Kenya is a must-attend event for building and construction industry professionals who are looking for innovative products and services from local and international heavyweights. More than just an exhibition, it offers an unparalleled opportunity to support industry development through education and collaboration across the construction value chain”.
The statement noted that the exhibition is free to attend for all industry professionals and will be open daily from 10:00 – 18:00, from 9 -11 November 2022.
Maritime Bits had reported that DMG Events is a leading organizer of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines. It aims to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business through face-to-face events.
It is on record that organizes more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates every annually. Its portfolio of products includes many industry-leading events in the energy, construction, hospitality and design, coatings, and transportation sectors. It added that ADIPEC, The Big 5, Gastech, EGYPS, Hotel Show and INDEX are its flagship events.