TOP 10 MOMENTS FROM THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT QATAR 2019

1)  RIBBON CUTTING BY H. E. ALI BIN AHMED AL KUWARI, MINISTER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY AND AMBASSADORS

His Excellency Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry inaugurated The Big 5 Construct Qatar on September 25th 2019 at Doha Exhibition & Convention Centre.  Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, the minister toured the exhibition kicking off three full days of networking, learning, and business opportunities.

His Excellency Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry
His Excellency Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry

2) FREE CPD WORKSHOPS

Over 6,000 construction professionals attended The Big 5 Construct Qatar to enhance their professional skills with 36 completely free-to-attend workshops covering Architecture & Design, General Construction, Project Management, Sustainability, BIM and Women in Construction.

CPD certified education at The Big 5 Construct Qatar
CPD certified education at The Big 5 Construct Qatar

3) MEDIA FAMILIARIZATION TRIP

The Big 5 Construct Qatar and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) welcomed leading journalists to Doha throughout the event, where they visited major infrastructure developments such as Lusail City, Msheirab and National Museum of Qatar. The media came from Turkey, Italy, and India to promote Qatar in their home countries.

Media Tour at National Museum of Qatar
Media Tour at National Museum of Qatar

4) BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

The Big 5 Construct Qatar wins ‘Best International Show Middle East & Africa’ at the prestigious AEO Awards. Hosted in London, the AEO Excellence Awards take place on a yearly basis to recognize the best that the global events industry has to offer and showcases the standout achievements from within the industry.

The Big 5 Construct Qater, QNTC, DECC holding AEO Award
The Big 5 Construct Qater, QNTC, DECC holding AEO Award

5) SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT - GOING GREEN WITH THE ELECTRONIC SHOW GUIDE

Sustainability was a big theme at this year’s event. The Big 5 Construct Qatar is always looking for ways to go green and make a positive impact on the environment. This year, the show went paperless with the show guide for the first time. The guide could be downloaded on site using a QR code which supported the sustainability movement, saving half a million pages of paper.

Electronic preference at The Big 5 Construct Qatar
Electronic preference at The Big 5 Construct Qatar

6) INTERNATIONAL HOSTED BUYERS PROGRAMME

Introducing international business to Qatar, in partnership with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), The Big 5 Construct Qatar hosted buyers in Doha from India, Cyprus, Australia, Canada, Nigeria, Georgia, Turkey and Spain. The buyers were introduced to Qatari construction SME’s and product manufacturers, promoting international business at the event.

Hosted Buyers touring the city of Doha
Hosted Buyers touring the city of Doha

7) TURKEY PAVILION AND NEW PRESENCE COUNTRIES

Turkey represented the biggest pavilion at the show, reinforcing the huge growth Turkish products have seen across the region. The Big 5 Construct Qatar also saw new presence from Czech Republic, France & Germany.

Turkish exhibitors at The Big 5 Construct Qatar
Turkish exhibitors at The Big 5 Construct Qatar

8) LEAD APP SCANNER

The Big 5 Construct Qatar pioneered in the use of technology to improve face to face business. As part of their stand booking, exhibitors at the event had access to a powerful lead collection app allowing them to capture client data right on their smartphones throughout the event.

Lead Generation App in action
Lead Generation App in action

9) WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION

The workshops in this theme were hosted by inspirational women leaders across the industry addressing the need to reinvent gender diversity in the workplace.  This is a 360-degree overview of the current issues faced, the latest technological advancements and the new initiatives undertaken to push the industry forward.

Women In Construction Talks
Women In Construction Talks

10) PRESS CONFERENCE

In a press conference held at the Marriott Marques Hotel in Doha, dmg events (Doha) announced that the second edition of The Big 5 Construct Qatar will run under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar.

The Big 5 Construct Qatar Press Conference 2019
The Big 5 Construct Qatar Press Conference 2019

For more information, visit: www.thebig5constructqatar.com

Media Contact:

Elisha Dessurne
Elisha Dessurne Public Relations Executive, dmg events (Doha) LLC

 

About The Big 5 Construct Qatar

13-15 October 2020 - Doha Exhibition Convention Centre, Qatar

Bringing the World of Construction to Qatar

The Big 5 Construct Qatar returns to Doha from 13 - 15 October 2020. Catering to the entire construction cycle, the exhibition comprises of seven sectors: 

MEP Services; Building Interiors & Finishes; Building Envelope & Special Construction; Construction Tools & Building Materials; Construction Technologies & Innovations; Concrete; and Plant Machinery and Vehicles.

More than just an exhibition, The Big 5 Construct Qatar features a variety of educational elements such as a unique internationally certified Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshop programme, technical seminars and business matchmaking.

The Big 5 Qatar 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.

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ABOUT DMG EVENTS DOHA

An international exhibition and publishing company, dmg events produces 50+ market-leading exhibitions and conferences for the global energy, construction, coatings, hospitality and interior design industries. Established in Doha, Qatar in 2017, dmg events doha has adapted the companies best known brands including INDEX Qatar.