The visitor profile covers the entire ambit of the construction, architecture and design industry which includes contractors, architects, interior designers, project managers, mechanical and electrical engineers, structural and civil engineers, lighting consultants, HVAC consultants, procurement and purchase heads and so on. In a nutshell, all the industry professionals who are involved in the commissioning, design and completion of a project will stand to gain from The Big 5 Construct East Africa 2017.
With 25 certified workshops, a ACoRCE conference, 6 specialized product zones with 180 construction brands you can gain valuable experiences and clients.
24 networking hours, we understand that the event can be overwhelming. The Big 5 Construct East Africa is tailored for each industry and once you pick your area of expertise, you will understand how.
Whether you are working to bring the next sustainable city to life, responsible for integrating design and innovation in a time of stricter building codes and regulations, or working with other multi-disciplinary teams to develop next generation buildings that are more than just fit-for-purpose, The Big 5 Construct East Africa has an assortment of solutions and experiences designed to meet your specific needs.
In recent years, globalization, the integration of people and markets across national and continental boundaries, and urbanization, the increase of the urban population, have challenged the vernacular building traditions and urban forms of East Africa.
Discover and discuss the power of transformation design and your role in creating the built environment of the future withCPD certified workshopsthat were created with the Architect's profession in mind:
Up till now, architecture in Africa was driven primarily by the Bauhaus principal of functionality, but today’s architects are much more innovative, incorporating sustainability and intelligent aesthetics into their designs.This decade will see a striking new horizon for African architecture and its global impact
The Big 5 Construct East Africa is the preferred destination for interior design professionals looking for the latest market knowledge, developments and project solutions.
Product demonstrations, sample sourcing and live examples of technological innovation in action can be found in our specialized product zone Building Interiors & Finishes,providing creative and practical inspiration for interior professionalslooking for creative and practical inspiration.
Attend the below workshop that is dedicated for all Interior Designers:
As a professional working on some of the region’s most high profile superstructures, today’s structural engineers need to combine a specialist skill set encompassing technical, IT and design capabilities with their own creativity, commercial and regulatory awareness, and exemplary communication skills, in order to successfully manage and execute a project.
The Big 5 Construct East Africais the go-to solutions and education platform, with adedicated product zone, Construction Machineries, Equipment & Vehicles and Construction Tools & Building Materials for Structural Engineers like yourself.
Civil Engineers require both technical and creative skills as theyplan, design, construct and operate the infrastructure required to modern civilization, ranging from highways and bridges to water treatment plants and energy efficient buildings.
Whether it’s bridges, airports, commercial structures or power plants, your field of expertise is supported by a series of focused showcases taking place at this year’s The Big 5 Construct East Africa; populated by the products, knowledge and people who can provide innovative ideas and tailor-made solutions for all your project needs.
Reserve your seat at workshops designed for your area of expertise:
Green Energy in Construction
Accelerating East Africa's Infrastructure - Lamu Port, South Sudan and Ethiopia Transport Corridor Project
Whether you are involved with the design, analysis, testing, manufacturing, control, operation, and maintenance of mechanical systems,mechanical engineering is more intricate than it was before. You have to be informed of all the fields and there role, so as to infuse them together with this field and DEVELOP new opportunities by seeping into new realms. Knowledge is power, and industry experts will provide the latest updates on code and certification developments with thefollowing focused workshopsfor Mechanical Engineers:
A dynamic role in an evolving industry means that electrical engineers need to be at the top of their game whether it’s understanding the complexities of large-scale project demands in a changing technologically-driven world, adapting to new regulatory code requirements or working with multi-disciplinary teams at all levels.
Schedule in some time to visit theMEP Serviceszones, where you can explore and experience the latest technologies firsthand; and learn about new sector developments from advanced computer models to sustainable power and cost-saving applications.
There is also the followingfree CPD-certified workshopscovering an A to Z of industry topics designed to givefresh, relevant insight into the future of engineering in the construction arena:
MEP modeling services are some of the most important engineering services that are required for building projects by architects and engineers.
The Big 5 Construct East Africa offers you an expert platform and dedicatedMEP Services product area where you can meet, interact and connect with solutions providers, innovators and industry experts covering all your HVAC, plumbing and water technology, electrical system, cabling and fire and security protection requirements.
Share your own invaluable expertise and learn from regional and international experts byattending our dedicated MEP workshop sessions:
Since the foreign contractors stepped in the East Africa construction sector the local contractors were sent to packing. The industry is now dominated by foreign construction companies which are replacing the local companies
The Big 5 Construct East Africa has designed the workshops to address all the challenges faced by the East African Construction Industry. With 3 days of exclusive access to leading manufacturers, suppliers and regional distributors spread across6 dedicated product areas. You can discuss current challenges and opportunities with industry peers, check out groundbreaking systems technologies designed to streamline site co-ordination requirements, and get the latest updates on regulatory issues impacting your projects.
In addition, you can attendfree certified workshops dedicated to Contractorslike yourself:
Constricted budgets and clients with ambitious vision can be challenging for even the most experienced project manager. Add changes in project scope, a lack of correctly skilled personnel or insufficient support, unclear contingency plans and unrealistic deadlines, and this can have major implications for any project.
The Big 5 Construct East Africa offers many opportunities and solutions across every aspect of a project’s critical path for project managers with responsibilities for major construction projects in East Africa. You will be able to meet face-to-face with international manufacturers, suppliers and regional distributors atour six dedicated product sectors.
Keen budgeting capabilities, compliance expertise, relationship building, strategic oversight and the ability to manage exacting project timelines along with delivery schedules, are just five challenges faced by today’s procurement professionals.
Develop new strategic relationships, connect with best-in-class speciality product and materials innovators, and gain invaluable insight into the latest industry systems and software benefiting procurement professionals at The Big 5 Construct India.
From our dedicated Construct Technology & Innovation product area, Construction Tools & Building Materials and Building Interiors & Finishes showcases to Building Envelope & Special Construction and MEP Services zones, all your procurement needs – and solutions - are met under one roof.
In addition, develop your career with theseworkshops that are dedicated to Procurement Managerlike yourself:
Construction Claim - A Marathon Race
Affordable Housing and Infrastructure Revolution For Rural India
Smart Solutions for creating Sustainable City Environment