The trio of exhibitions that brings the best in the construction, interiors and property sectors is set to open next month (April 24 to 26) in Bahrain, continuing the success of the only integrated B2B and B2C platforms for these sectors in the Northern Gulf.

THE 28th edition of the Index, the biggest showcase of interior designing products in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, is gearing up to give visitors the ultimate design experience by providing them access to premium design content.

With the value of the smart grid market projected to grow to $1.68 billion over the next eight years, the focus will be on grid optimisation at the Middle East Electricity (MEE), which runs from March 6 to 8 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

The governments in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region are likely to award railway project contracts worth $16 billion this year, said a new study released ahead of a major industry event in Dubai, UAE.