THINKING OF DOING BUSINESS IN THE UAE?

The Big 5 and Dubai South Business Park launch free seminar for construction firms

Dubai South, the 145 sq km urban city development emerging in the emirate of Dubai, in partnership with The Big 5, Middle East’s leading construction event, announces the launch of the “How to Do Business in the UAE” Seminar on November 28, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

Exhibitors and visitors participating at The Big 5 this year will be able to take part to the seminar for free.

The “How to Do Business in the UAE” Seminar will provide international companies information on navigating the complex regulatory framework to set up a business and win work in the UAE’s booming construction market. It will also share key insights into laws and effective business practices even for established businesses within the UAE.

A seminar session at The Big 5
A seminar session at The Big 5

Josine Heijmans, Portfolio Director of The Big 5 says:

“Over the past four decades, The Big 5 has been a prime gateway for international firms into the United Arab Emirates’ burgeoning construction market.
“We are extremely glad to continue supporting the development of the construction industry while facilitating business and trade in the UAE. The free seminar in partnership with Dubai South will provide terrific value and business intelligence to companies participating at The Big 5 this year.”

Shoaib Alrahimi, VP Business Park, says:

“Dubai South Business Park  is honored to be part of The Big 5 show, hosting the “How to Do Business in the UAE” Seminar to offer valuable information for participants and educate them about how to set up their business in the UAE and what Dubai South can offer as best investment opportunities”.

Launched in 2006, Dubai South is a self-sustaining development that integrates global trade, business, and logistics within a smart Free Zone environment. Projected to host a population of approximately one million, Dubai South is expected to create 500,000 jobs.

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Dubai South’s Business Park offers versatile office spaces suited to almost every organization – from start-ups to SMEs and multinationals. From ready-to-move-in, high quality finished offices to open plan office space, it ensures that companies can relocate quickly and focus single-mindedly on expanding their operations. Beyond the Al Maktoum International Airport - which will become the world’s largest airport once completed – Dubai South also hosts key events such as Expo 2020 and the Dubai Airshow.

Alrahimi adds:

“Dubai South is fast becoming a leading global hub for trade, aviation, logistics and commerce. It is an unrivalled gateway to the Middle East, Africa and South Asia – the fastest growing markets in the world.”
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According to a recent report, in the Gulf region one in two construction developments takes place in the United Arab Emirates. The country is currently home to more than 11,800 active projects, with a value that nears USD 800 billion.

Over 2,500 exhibitors from around the globe will participate at The Big 5 this year for four days of business, networking and learning opportunities. Expected to welcome over 60,000 visitors from the GCC region and beyond, the event will feature a rich education agenda with high-level summits and practical workshops.

Under the theme “Shaping the future of construction”, the 39th edition of The Big 5 will introduce the brand new Live Innovation Zone, where demonstrations will feature some of the newest and most innovative products available, and the Start-up City, gathering the next construction tech disruptors.

Know more about The Big 5 (26-29 November 2018, Dubai World Trade Centre) by visiting www.thebig5.ae.

 

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Jessica Scopacasa Public Relations Manager, dmg events
About The Big 5

25 - 28 November 2019, Dubai World Trade Centre

The Big 5 is the region’s largest and most influential event for the construction industry.

Since 1979, the event has launched hundreds of thousands of products boosting the expansion of the Middle East and African markets. It has facilitated partnerships, advanced knowledge and industry best practices, while serving as the gateway for international companies to access the region.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the event is set to support construction companies through a shifting economic landscape, boost business, launch the latest building solutions, educate industry professionals, and foster best practices championing technological innovation. 

For the first time, The Big 5 covers the full construction cycle. Not only does it showcase products across six dedicated product sectors: MEP services, Building Interiors & Finishes, Building Envelope & Special Construction, Construction Tools & Building Materials, Construction Technology & Innovation, and the all new Offsite & Modular Construction.

It also runs alongside six specialised events enabling industry professionals to source products from around the globe for every stage of the construction projects: The Big 5 Heavy, Middle East Concrete, HVAC R Expo, Middle East Stone, The Big 5 Solar, and the Urban Design & Landscape Expo.

Beyond bringing to Dubai over 20,000 innovative building solutions to over 68,000 expected visitors, the seven co-located events provide more than 220 complimentary high-level summits, practical seminars, and CPD-certified workshops to foster collaboration, support best practices, and provide effective solutions to today’s industry challenges.

In order to promote technological innovation in the construction sector, the event also features The Big 5’s Start-Up City, the Live Innovation Zone, and the FutureTech Construction Summit, among others.

The Big 5 is organised by dmg events and is free to attend for all pre-registered visitors. Free online registration closes on 24 November 2019; 200 AED entrance fee will be charged to non-registered visitors.

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To know more, visit www.thebig5.ae


About dmg events

dmg events is a leading organiser of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines.

We aim to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business through face-to-face events.

dmg events organises more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates every year. The company’s portfolio of products includes many industry-leading events in the energy, construction, hospitality & design, coatings and transportation sectors. ADIPEC, The Big 5, Gastech, EGYPS, The Hotel Show and INDEX are the company’s flagship events. For more information visit www.dmgevents.com.

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