The Big 5 Construct QatarÂ of dmg events Doha, has been awarded â€˜Best International Show Middle East & Africaâ€™ at the AEO (Association of Events) Excellence Awards 2019.
Hosted in London, the AEO Excellence Awards take place on a yearly basis to recognise the best that the global events industry has to offer and showcases the standout achievements from within the industry.
Matt Denton, President of dmg events said: â€œWe are delighted to win the â€˜Best International Showâ€™ at the AEO Excellence in Events Awards. Achieving this award not only firmly establishes the event as a leader in the market but also highlights the value the Big 5 Construct Qatar adds to the local construction industry. We are pleased to support the Qatar National Vision 2030 with establishing ourselves in Doha and investing in Qatar.â€.
The international event hosted over 240 companies from 21 countries in 2018 to support the country as it embarked on ambitious infrastructure, transport, and construction goals. The 12,000 attending industry professionals also benefited from over 40 CPD-certified and free to attend workshops.
â€œThe success of the event would not have been possible without the patronage from H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Interior Minister, the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), the DECC, all our founding partners & sponsors, exhibitors and local suppliers.â€
Ahmed Al-Obaidli, from QNTC further commented: â€œWe congratulate dmg events on this accolade, which is yet another testament to the flourishing business events industry in Qatar. Attracting and delivering world class events is a key driver of the tourism sectorâ€™s growth and the success of events such as The Big 5 Construct Qatar is aligned with QNTCâ€™s mandate of positioning Qatar as a premium destination for business events.â€
In 2019, the event will continue to drive forward the industry by representing the entire building cycle throughout seven dedicated product sectors: MEP Services; Building Interiors & Finishes; Building Envelope & Special Construction; Construction Tools & Building Materials; Construction Technologies & Innovations; Concrete; and Plant Machinery and Vehicles.
The Big 5 Construct Qatar is once again backed by Qatar National Tourism Council and will return to Doha on 23 â€“ 25th September 2019 at the Doha Exhibition and Conference Centre.