NAIROBI, Kenya, 15 October 2019: The Big 5 Construct Kenya – the official exhibition of Kenya’s National Construction Week, organised by the National Construction Authority (NCA) – will showcase top local and international construction brands and offer free access to education sessions, providing a platform where visitors can network, do business and keep updated on investment opportunities in the country, dmg events, the organisers of the show, said through a Press release. The show will take place from November 5 to 7 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), in Nairobi. It will be held under the patronage of the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works.
Muhammed Kazi, Portfolio Director, dmg events, said: “We are excited to bring back The Big 5 Construct Kenya 2019. Following a 70% growth of the exhibition in 2018, we are delighted to announce that the event continues to grow this year with all new country pavilions. We look forward to contributing to Kenya’s National Vision 2030 and Big Four Agenda.”
International exhibitors from Belgium, Greece, Qatar, Turkey and the UAE have confirmed participation, the release said. The show will feature new Egypt and Kuwait country pavilions, which highlight an increased interest in Kenya’s investment opportunities, the release said.
Hammad AlZubi, Manager, Promotion and Export Opportunities Department, Public Authority of Industry (Kuwait), said: “Kenya is gaining importance as a logistic center for all those who want to enter the African market and the landlocked countries in Central Africa through the ports of Kenya.”
Ensuring that the entire building cycle is represented at the event, exhibitors will display the latest building innovations and solutions across five product sectors: Building Interiors, Building Materials & Tools, Building Services, HVAC-R, and Concrete & PMV, the release said.
More than just an exhibition, The Big 5 Construct Kenya will bring together industry pioneers to host over 40 free-to-attend and CPD (continuing professional development) certified education sessions, the release said.
Jacklyne Betty, Analytics Consultant, KPMG (East Africa), and speaker at the event, said: “Information sharing is essential, and most industries are grappling with the repercussions of simply not being in the know. To have free education at The Big 5 Construct Kenya will greatly benefit the industry.”