Diary of events

Diary of events

November 2015

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

11-12: Sectech Sweden, exhibition focused entirely on security technologies, at Rica Talk Hotel Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden.

12-14: Global Sources Hardware & Machinery Show Johannesburg, a sourcing fair for hardware and machinery, at Expo Centre Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

12-15: Biocultura Madrid, organic products and responsible consumption fair, at Ifema – Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Spain.

12-15: R + T TURKEY, trade fair for roller shutters, doors/gates and sun protection systems, at Istanbul Expo Centre/CNR Expo, Istanbul, Turkey.

12-14: ACE, Australian Construction Equipment Expo-Victoria, professional trade show for construction, earthmoving or excavating equipment, at Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne, Australia.

13-15: ENERGIES+, energy savings and sustainable building expo, at Wallonie Expo, Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium.

14-16 IFSEC & OSH Arabia, leading event connecting the top security, safety and fire purchasers, at the Riyadh International Exhibition Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

15-16: Leaders in Design Mena, a conference featuring global design leaders working on multi-billion-dollar projects across the region, in Dubai, UAE.

16-17: Geosynthetics Middle East (GeoME), an international conference and exhibition on geosynthetics, geomembranes, water management systems, at Rosewood Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

18-20: FINNSEC, an important safety and security fair for the Nordic countries, at Helsinki Fair Centre, Helsinki, Finland.

18-20: Mortar Expo, International Mortar Technology and Equipment Expo, at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China.

18-19: Greenbuild Expo, conference and expo dedicated to green building, at Walter E Washington Convention Centre, Washington DC, US.

18-20: Architect @ Work – Paris, exhibition for architecture and interior design, at Paris Event Centre – La Villette, Paris, France.

18-21: Stone Industry Fair, at Poznan Congress Centre, Poznan, Poland.

19-22: Best5 Algeria, international construction and building industry exhibition, at Palais des Expositions d’Alger, Algiers, Algeria.

19-21: Ecolighttech Asia, event for green technologies and innovations, at Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

19-19: Splash, swimming-pool manufacturers trade forum, at Centre de Foires – ExpoCité, Quebec City, Canada.

23-25: The third Arabian Tunnelling Conference (ATC15), an event for government and municipality officials, consultants, contractors and suppliers, at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, Dubai, UAE.

23-26: The Big 5 Show, international exhibition for building, water technology and environment, air-conditioning and refrigeration, cleaning and maintenance, glass and metal, that includes PMV Live and Middle East Concrete, at Dubai World Trade Centre, in Dubai, UAE.

23-25: Cityscape Riyadh, urban development and real estate event, at Riyadh International Exhibition Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

24-26: Buildcon Expo, building and construction exhibition, at Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.

24-27: Woodex Moscow, international trade show for timber products, machinery, equipment, materials for timber and woodworking industries, at Crocus-Expo IEC, Moscow, Russia.

25-27: HVACR Indonesia, international exhibition on heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, air-filtration and purification, refrigeration systems, pumps, valves, compressors and related systems, at Jakarta International Expo, Jakarta, Indonesia.

25-29: Excon, international exhibition for construction equipment and construction technology, at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore, India.

26-29: Bauen & Modernisieren Bern, trade fair for building modernisation, at BEA Bern Expo, Bern, Switzerland.



1-3: Build Asia, engineering and construction industry in Pakistan, at Karachi Expo Centre, Karachi, Pakistan.

1-5: Archibat, building and architecture fair, at Boulevard de l’aéroport – Abidjan, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

2-3: IIDEXCANADA, national design and architecture exposition and conference, at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.

2-3: Architect @ Work – Düsseldorf, exhibition for architecture and interior design, at Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, Dusseldorf, Germany.

2-4: Construct Canada, Canada’s largest construct design and construction show, at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.

3-5: Myanlight, trade show dedicated to commercial, industrial, decorative and outdoor lighting, at Myanmar Event Park, Yangon, Myanmar, Burma.

3-3: Bauhaus.Solar, international congress focusing on the photovoltaic form of generating energy, Weimar, Germany.

3-5: Real Estate Expo Bangladesh, international exhibition on real estate development and housing sector for the industry of Bangladesh, at International Convention City Bashundhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

8-10: Fire Resistance in Plastics, conference dedicated to technical developments and trends in fire resistance in plastics, at Maritim Hotel, Cologne, Germany.

9-12: Sulaymaniah Buildexpo, international construction and building materials, technologies, machineries and infrastructure exhibition, at Sulaymaniah Expo Centre, Sulaymaniyah, Iraq.

10-13: Taipei Building Show, building show, at Taipei World Trade Centre, Taipei, Taiwan.

10-13: Basrah Building, international building exhibition building-construction, municipality equipment, machinery and natural stone industry, at Basra International Fair Ground, Basra, Iraq.

10-13: Zak Doors & Windows Expo Mumbai, expo dedicated and focused event for manufacturers/suppliers of doors, windows, hardware and accessories products as well as the technology to produce them, at Bandra-Kurla Complex, MMRDA Grounds, Mumbai, India.

10-12: IGB Expo China, expo showcasing development of green building, and eco-friendly and energy savings products and services, at Poly World Trade Expo Centre, Guangzhou, China.

15-16: The first LEEA Lifting and Rigging Conference Middle East, for lifting industry professionals working with cranes, hoists and rigging equipment, at the Shangri-La in Dubai, UAE.

16-17: The Oman Society of Contractors (OSC) Conference and Exhibition 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Muscat, Oman.


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

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