Following the huge success of its first edition in 2017, The Big 5 Construct North Africa is coming back to Morocco from 10 to 12 April 2018 at the Parc des Expositions de L’Office des Changes in Casablanca, organisers dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa announce.
Almost 3,000 Moroccan construction professionals visited the launch event earlier this year, sourcing innovative construction products from over 170 exhibiting companies. The Big 5 Construct North Africa, which is part of The Big 5 portfolio of construction events, the largest in the Middle East, also offered 24 hours of networking opportunities, more than 200 meetings as part of its global meetings program, and 11 free to attend and CPD-certified educational workshops to more than 670 Moroccan industry professionals in 2017.
For its second edition in Casablanca, The Big 5 Construct North Africa 2018 will bring even more international suppliers, featuring thousands of innovative solutions and products for the Moroccan and North African construction industry.
“Moroccan architects, contractors, developers, engineers and interior designers will be able to source reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable products from around the world for their projects,” says Event Director, Muhammed Kazi.
“We expect Moroccan distributors to greatly benefit from the event, where they will be able to establish profitable business relations with renowned manufacturers. Overall, The Big 5 Construct North Africa will effectively contribute to the development of the Moroccan economy, infusing into the local construction sector the best and most advanced technological solutions from around the globe,” Mr. Kazi adds.
Dubai Exports’ Muhamed Almheiri, who participated at the event in 2017, confirms that The Big 5 Construct North Africa is an excellent opportunity for building mutually beneficial business relations: “We received leads amounting to around MAD 130 million and actual deals of approximately MAD 9 million following the exhibition in Casablanca.”
For the first time, The Big 5 Construct North Africa 2018 will feature five events under one roof. “Moroccan and North African construction professionals will be able to find easily what they look for thanks to the newly introduced five dedicated product sectors: Building Interiors, Building Materials & Tools, MEP Services, Concrete & PMV, and Windows, Doors & Facades,” Mr. Kazi confirms.
The event next April will also bring back its outstanding complimentary educational offer, which proved extremely successful on the launch edition. According to Abdulmajid Karanouh, Director and Head of Innovation Design, Facades & Sustainability at Ramboll, who delivered a presentation at The Big 5 Construct North Africa 2017, “The Big 5 has always been one of the building industry’s top events in the Middle East where stakeholders of all backgrounds and specialties gather from all over the world to network and exchange knowledge.”
Organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa, The Big 5 Construct North Africa 2017 welcomed 3,500 participants from 47 countries. The 2018 edition is expected to draw over 4,000 industry professionals at the Parc des Expositions de L’Office des Changes in Casablanca from 10 to 12 April 2018.
To know more about the event, visit www.thebig5constructnorthafrica.com.