Diary of events

Diary of events

December 2015

Gulf Construction updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East and beyond.



10-12: IGB Expo China, a platform for the green building industry showcasing eco-friendly and energy-saving products and services, at Poly World Trade Expo Centre, Guangzhou, China.

10-13: Basrah Building, a trade show for the building, construction, municipality equipment, machinery and natural stone industry, at Basrah International Fair Ground, Basra, Iraq.

10-13: ZAK Doors & Windows Expo Mumbai, a dedicated and focused event for manufacturers and suppliers of doors, windows, hardware and accessories products, at Bandra-Kurla Complex, MMRDA Grounds, Mumbai, India.

14-15: LEEA Lifting & Rigging Conference Middle East, the first edition for lifting industry professionals working with cranes, hoists and rigging equipment, at the Shangri-La hotel, Dubai, UAE.

15-16: Quality Assurance for Sustainable Construction Materials Conference and Workshop, at Raffles Hotel, Dubai, UAE.

16-17: OSC 2015, Oman Society of Contractors Conference focusing on current construction landscape and challenges, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Muscat, Oman.

17-20: Etacetech – Delhi, an exhibition dedicated to the construction industry, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India.

31-Jan 3: Isec – Isfahan Security & Safety Expo, a specialised exhibition of safety, security and fire protection modern technologies, at Isfahan International Exhibition Fairground, Isfahan, Iran.



10-13: Cementex, an exhibition of cement, concrete, manufacturing technologies and related machineries, at Tehran Permanent Fairground, Tehran, Iran.

12-14: Perimeter Protection, a trade fair for perimeter protection, fencing and building security, at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany.

14-16: Polyclose, a European fair for window, door and facade technology, at Flanders Expo, Ghent, Belgium.

14-17: Door Fair Turkey, a specialised fair for wooden, steel, automatic and industrial door/door hardware, at Istanbul Expo Centre/CNR Expo, Istanbul, Turkey.

15-17: Destination Habitat – Beaune, a fair for construction, renovation, interior & exterior design, at Palais des Congrès – Beaune, Beaune, France.

17-19: Intersec, a trade fair for security, safety and fire protection, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE.

17-20: SteelFab, the Middle East trade show for the metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication industry, Expo Centre Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE.

19-21: Architectural Glass, an international specialised exhibition dedicated to architectural glass, at Kiev Expo Plaza Exhibition Centre, Kiev, Ukraine.

19-22: The International Surface Event West – TISE, a floor covering, stone and tile industry expo, at Mandalay Bay Convention Centre, Las Vegas, US.

21-24: Haus Und Energie, an expo for baths, floor coverings, paints, insulation materials, energy technology, facades, windows, doors, heating, tiles, kitchens, photovoltaics, stairs, heat pumps, water treatment, at Messe Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany.

22-24: For Pasiv, a trade fair of low-energy, passive and zero-energy buildings, at PVA Letnany – Prague Exhibition Centre Letnany, Prague, Czech Republic.

25- Feb 1: Khartoum International Fair, for industrial, agricultural machinery and equipment, information technology, energy and mines, building materials, services, at Khartoum International Fairground, Khartoum, Sudan.

27-28: Architect @ Work, an exhibition for architects, interior architects, designers, engineering bureaus, project developers, technical services, towns and district councils, at Olympia Exhibition Centre, London, UK.

28-31: Klimahouse, an international trade fair for energy efficient construction, at Fiera Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy.

28-31: Bauen & Energie Wien, an international fair for healthy and ecological building, modernisation, financing and energy saving, at Messezentrum Wien, Vienna Exhibition Centre, Vienna, Austria.

29-31: Destination Habitat – Ambérieu, a home show covering construction, renovation, interior and exterior design, at Espace 1500, Ambérieu-en-Bugey, France.

31-Feb 2: Spatex, UK’s largest dedicated wet leisure event for professionals in the design, installation, retailing, maintenance, operation and management of pools, spas, saunas and ancillary equipment, at Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK.



1-5:    Cevisama, an international exhibition of ceramics, surface facing for the building industry, sanitary ware, fittings, raw materials, glazes, frits and machinery, at Feria Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

2-5:    VSK, an international trade fair for heating, sanitary engineering and air-conditioning, at Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.

2-5:    Roof+Timber International, a trade fair for timber construction and interior works, roof and wall, at New Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre, Stuttgart, Germany.

2-5:    World of Concrete, an annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries, at Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, US.

2-5:    Aqua-Therm Moscow, an international trade fair for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning technology, sanitary equipment and environmental protection, at Crocus-Expo IEC, Moscow, Russia.

4-7:    Moderni Vytapeni, an international trade fair of heating and air-conditioning, at PVA Letnany – Prague Exhibition Centre Letnany, Prague, Czech Republic.

5-7:    Asta-Constructor, a fair for housing construction and renovation, at Tampereen Messu, Tampere, Finland.

5-7:    Destination Habitat – Annemasse, a show for construction, renovation, interior and exterior design, at Espace Villeventus, Annemasse, France.

5-7:    Baumesse Chemnitz, a building show, at Messe Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany.

9-11: The Gulf Industry Fair, focusing on aluminium, energy, environmental protection, industrial metals, processes and manufacturing, logistics, and industrial security, safety and training, featuring iTech Industry, the dedicated IT and ICT expo for industry, at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Seef, Bahrain.


GCM invites organisers of conferences, exhibitions and seminars to send details about construction-related events for this column.

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