The Big 5 Construct Kenya Opens For a Third Edition at Kenyatta International Convention Centre

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Public Works PS Major General Kihalangwa Cuts the ribbon to officially launch the construct Kenya Expo.Looking on is DMG Events VP Ben Greenish, Kuwait Ambassador to Kenya Qusai Rashed Al Farhan and NCA Executive Director Eng Maurice Akech.
  • The official exhibition of National Construction Week brings business opportunities from around the world to Kenya’s construction sector from 5- 7 November 2019 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre.
  • The Big 5 Construct Kenya hosts over 210 local and international exhibitors, and 40 free-to-attend workshops providing career development points to attending construction professionals.

The third edition of The Big 5 Construct Kenya kicked off at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) with over 210 exhibitors drawn from 30 countries. The event which serves as the official exhibition of the National Construction Week was officially opened by Maj Gen (Rtd) Dr. Gordon O. Kihalangwa, Principal Secretary at the State Department of Public Works and will run till Thursday 7th November 2019.

The Big 5 Construct also provides a training platform for professionals in the construction industry by offering 40 free workshops that provide career development points with certification. The workshops are also open to the public.

Speaking at event, Maj Gen (Rtd) Dr. Gordon O. Kihalangwa, Principal Secretary at the State Department of Public Works commented: “As you are aware the government has embarked on a lot of construction projects and we need to collaborate with other industry players to achieve the best. This event brings together over 200 exhibitors and there is a lot for us to learn from each one of them,” he said.

Senior Vice President at event organiser dmg events Ben Greenish added: “We are extremely proud to be back for the third edition of The Big 5 Construct Kenya in Nairobi. We continue to witness keen interest from the local building community to develop the industry in Kenya, and we are delighted to provide a platform where they can interact with international players seeking to introduce the latest building products and solutions to the region.”

With official support from National Construction Authority, The Big 5 Construct Kenya has brought together over 210 companies in Nairobi for three days of free-to-attend business opportunities. Exhibitors at the event hail from 30 countries including Egypt, turkey, Belgium, Greece and more.

Eng. Maurice Akech, Executive Director National Construction Authority has said: “The Big 5 Construct Kenya is a unique opportunity for all industry stakeholders to not only showcase what they have to offer, but to also pick up new, innovative ideas and get a glimpse into the latest industry trends. The exhibition provides a platform for all sectors within the construction industry, from infrastructure to energy, which creates a valuable learning experience for visitors. There are numerous business opportunities to be explored by adopting concepts that have worked in international markets, which ultimately leads to both industrial and economic growth.”

The event showcases products across five of the most popular product sectorsincluding Building Interiors, Building Materials & Tools, Building Services, HVAC-R, and Concrete & PMV. Heavyweights such as JCB and Al Hatim Décor are also using the week as a platform to launch several products to the local market.

Topics within the workshop series cover relevant themes including Project Management, Architecture & Design, Sustainable Future Construction and the all new Disruptive Technology series. The event also hosts the upgraded Women in Construction series, featuring an all-female speaker line up.

Organised by dmg events and in its third edition, The Big 5 Construct Kenya enjoys the official support of Kenya National Construction Authority. The event is free to attend and runs from 5 – 7 November at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre.