The 2017 Gulf Industry Fair (GIF) will focus on promoting economic diversification in the GCC, according to event’s organiser, Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE) of Bahrain.

The 2016 edition of Cityscape Global saw a raft of new launches with the region’s developers staying bullish in the face of a real estate slowdown, lower oil and global uncertainty.

The 2016 Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) will throw the spotlight on clean energy, with as many as 1,900 local and international firms attending the event in Dubai, UAE.

Ahec gears for design week The American Hardwood Export Council (Ahec) will participate at both Downtown Design 2016 and Design Ras Al Khor (Drak), two key events taking place during the second edition of Dubai Design Week (DDW), which will run this month (October 24 to 29) across the city.

Bahrain-based Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE) has rebranded its flagship gulfBID exhibition as the Gulf Construction Expo. Launched in 2006, the event has emerged as the premier annual expo for construction and building materials in the Northern Gulf.

Bahrain-based Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE) said the last date for casting votes via Facebook for the best stand at its summer trio of exhibitions – Gulf Construction Expo (formerly called gulfBID), The Gulf Property Show and gulfInteriors Exhibition – will be October 17.