Tag: construction


Charting China’s new exhibition superhighway Features

Martin Donovan offers insights into some major exhibition moves in South China, and the impact of the new HZMB.    For an insight into China’s suitability as an exhibitions industry powerhouse, take a look at two recent events: a huge import fair in Shanghai and, south west along the coast, the opening of a 55km sea bridge and tunnel link from Hong Kong to Zhuhai and...

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In pictures: The Big 5 in Dubai GalleryMiddle East

The 39th edition of the Middle East’s leading international building and construction show, The Big 5, took place at the end of November. The show was officially opened by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai. Over 2,500 global exhibiting companies and more than 30 official country pavilions displayed the latest building solutions and innovative industry products. The Big 5 hosted its first ever FutureTech Construction Summit under...

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Sydney Build constructs extension with CIVENEX Australasia

Oliver Kinross, the organiser of Sydney Build, a large-scale construction exhibition for New South Wales, has announced the show’s 2019 edition will be held in partnership with CIVENEX, a large infrastructure expo organised by the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia (IPWEA). The Sydney Build and CIVENEX partnership aims to offer attendees a chance to build connections, enhance industry knowledge, and generate business at a...

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dmg::events appoints Chris Kilbee as Senior Vice President World

International organiser dmg::events has announced the appointment of Chris Kilbee as senior vice president, to lead its growing global construction portfolio. For the last five years, Kilbee has been based in Amsterdam with UBM where, as group director, he has led the growth and development of the company’s global pharmaceutical portfolio. As part of this role, his responsibilities included the P&L performance of a global...

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Construction set to start for Las Vegas Convention Center expansion Americas

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has given the go-ahead to start construction on the expansion to Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of directors has approved the guaranteed maximum price agreement, granting permission for the development to break ground. Steve Hill, LVCVA CEO, said: “This is an incredibly important and exciting time, not just for the LVCVA but for the entire destination....

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The Big 5 Qatar has the backing of the country’s Prime Minister Asia

The Big 5 is an upcoming construction exhibition being held at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Centre in Qatar from 24-26 September. The event is organised by dmg events, and will see over 200 exhibitors, live product demonstrations, and 40+ free education workshops. dmg has announced The Big 5 is receiving support from H.E. Skeikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minster...

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Two upcoming shows put Thailand’s construction industry on the road to greatness Asia

INTERMAT ASEAN 2018 and Concrete Asia 2018 are two upcoming trade shows taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 6-8 September. The shows will focus on the construction, infrastructure and concrete sectors in the region, and are organised by IMPACT Exhibition Management Co Ltd. At a pre-show press conference, the Ministry of Transport shared their investment plans for the construction industry, which includes building and upgrading...

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Chicago Build will build bridges in the city’s construction industry Americas

Event organiser Oliver Kinross has announced the launch of Chicago Build, a new large-scale building & construction show in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago Build will take place in September 2019 at McCormick Place, the largest convention centre in the United States. Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and boasts one of the USA’s most diverse economies. A return to strong economic growth...

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