The Big 5 Construct Egypt takes place in person on June 26-29



Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 11:02 GMT


Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 11:02 GMT

FILE - Commercial Construction Site

FILE - Commercial Construction Site

CAIRO - 30 March 2021: The Big 5 Construct Egypt event,  connecting the construction industry in Egypt, will take place in person from 26 - 29 June at the Cairo International Convention Centre (CICC),  event organisers, dmg events, announced Tuesday.


Dmg clarified that construction activity in Egypt has continued at pace despite the coronavirus pandemic and has showed great resilience over the last year. "In fact, according to GlobalData, construction in Egypt is expected to have grown at 7.7 percent in 2020 and looks forward to 8.9 percent growth in 2021."


“We are delighted to confirm that preparations for The Big 5 Construct Egypt are well underway for our June event, and I am happy to reveal that reopening this year comes hand in hand with a wealth of new impactful features designed to provide opportunities for the industry to network, learn and do business," Muhammed Kazi, Vice President at dmg events said.


“It is more important now than ever to bring the community together to boost business activities and build strong partnerships for the post pandemic era, and it is our belief that there is no better way to do this than through powerful face-to-face connections,” he added.


The Big 5 Construct Egypt will showcase the latest construction products and technologies across an extended offering of specialised events. Joining international brands committed to the event despite travel restrictions, all major Egyptian contractors are signed up to exhibit, including Hassan Allam Holding and Orascom Construction, El Soadaa, ASGC, Hanimex, Al Zamil, Al Ahram, Wellbond, Al Amal and more.


“The massive transformation of Egypt through crucial infrastructure works and strategic megaprojects is set to further contribute to economic growth, whilst solidifying the country’s position as the leading trade hub between Europe, Asia, and Africa," Eng. Hassan Allam, Chief Executive Officer at exhibiting heavyweight Hassan Allam Holding said.


Allam added that as the population grows, it is critical to explore how the country can build on local, regional, and international partnerships to realise the value that the infrastructure and construction industry has in sustaining economic development and diversification going forward.


According to Allam, as one of the largest corporations in Egypt and the MENA region, with over 85 years of experience in the fields of construction, engineering, and infrastructure investment and development, it is important for Hassan Allam Holding to be a part of these conversations.


 Allam concluded: “The Big 5 Construct Egypt is the ideal platform for just that and we look forward to joining construction leaders and policymakers from across the region for insightful talks, and collaborative focus on mapping the future of this vital industry.”


New features set to launch at the 2021 edition include The Big 5 Egypt Leadership Conference, providing insights from Ministers and International Leaders through impactful keynotes and panel discussions, and The Big 5 Egypt Impact Awards, set to celebrate the people, organisations and projects driving sustainable development, innovation and transformation in Egypt's construction industry.


The event also offers free-to-attend and CPD certified Talks, presenting a unique opportunity for visiting professionals to stay up to date on trends in the sector and get CPD points for their professional development.


The Big 5 Construct Egypt exhibition is free to attend and will run from 26 – 29 at the Cairo International Convention Centre (CICC). The event is supported by Strategic Partner, Hassan Allam Holding, Platinum Sponsor, Orascom Construction, and Stone Sponsor, Gremic, Supporting Association -The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Supporting Partner - Project Management Institute, MENA (PMI, MENA), and Research Partner -ABiQ.




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