Kuwait construction sector is poised for significant growth thanks to projects worth $188 billion currently under various stages of planning and construction.
Several multi-billion dollar projects like $2.6 billion Subiya Causeway, $3.3 billion Kuwait International Airport, $6.2 billion motorway construction, $7 billion Kuwait Metro project and $15 billion Al-Zour New Refinery Project stand testimony to the increasing demand for high quality infrastructure along with residential and upscale properties.
Event Director of The Big 5 Kuwait, Ashley Robert said that from its annual budget for 2015-2016, Kuwait has set aside $7.2 billion for the acceleration of the construction sectors growth. Their event will highlight state-of-the-art solutions and products for the construction sector in order to leverage the fresh momentum experienced by the Kuwaiti market.
The third edition of The Big 5 Kuwait which will be held from 14th -16th September at the Kuwait International fair has a new addition which is a hall dedicated to Building Interior Products. This was because Building Interior Products has a huge demand in Kuwait to the tune of $31 million and was requested by 41% of the visitors in 2014.
A second new feature is the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited workshops which are free to attend. Architects, interior designers, consultants, procurement managers, contractors, real estate developers, engineers, and government sector personnel can register the points with their professional association or use it as certificate of attendance.
Mr. Ashley Roberts said they were upbeat that this event will generate positive results for the exhibitors and visitors.
The Big 5 Kuwait is the largest building and construction event in Kuwait, attracting visitors from Kuwait, Saudi, Bahrain and UAE.
It addresses the needs of the country's construction sector. Last year over 5,000 industry professionals attended it and 76% of the visitors who attended the workshop rated the sessions as either 'excellent' or 'good'. It provides the regional and international manufacturers and distributors the ideal platform to showcase their goods and services and easy access to the local buyers.
It complements the growing momentum in the Kuwaiti construction sector by offering new concepts and solutions in building technology.