YOUR GATEWAY TO BUILDING BUSINESS IN KUWAIT
KUWAIT, KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL FAIR
16 – 18 September 2013
In cooperation with:
www.thebig5kuwait.com Kuwait International Fair
STAY ONE STEP AHEAD WITH THE BIG 5 KUWAIT WHY EXHIBIT AT THE BIG 5 KUWAIT? The Big 5 Kuwait will provide your business with a distinctive platform - enabling you to target a high spending trade audience, build your brand in the region, and be part of the Kuwait construction boom. Meet thousands of Architects, Project Managers, Construction Consultants and Procurement Managers Place yourself in front of product buyers from some of the largest construction projects in Kuwait Meet product buyers from the neighbouring market of Iraq, another fastgrowing region for the construction industry Introduce your product to a market that is actively sourcing new and innovative products previously unavailable to them Develop your company’s brand in one of the fastest expanding construction markets in the region Exhibit your products at the region’s number one and recently refurbished exhibition venue located in the business hub for Kuwait, Kuwait City
DON’T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT See what our customers say about The Big 5:
“The Big 5 is the most direct way to reach buyers in the Middle East market.” Federico Aldrovandi, Purchaser FT SPA - Italy
“Being part of The Big 5, will definitely lead to added value to our business. The Big 5 presents win win opportunities.” Hashem Kaddoura, Director General Apex Building Materials - UAE
“I used to travel a lot to see my clients in other countries but now The Big 5 invites them directly to my stand. They can see my samples; I can listen to their questions and answer them on the spot.” A SHOWCASE OF THE LARGEST AND MOST INNOVATIVE RANGE OF CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS & SERVICES Bathrooms, Kitchens & Sanitary Ware
Concrete & Related Products
PMV & Related Products
Doors & Windows
Safety & Security Equipment
Facilities Management Services
Software / IT
Finishes (Coating, Painting, Gypsum, Tiling etc)
Special Construction (Swimming Pools, Fountains)
Fire Suppression & Protection
Glass & Glazing
Landscaping Products & Services
Wood, Plastic & Composite
Fouad Zurba, Area Marketing Manager Building Solutions - Kuwait
“We’ve met the right agents as well as pre-casters and certainly generated leads. All this helped to take the decision to come back next year.” Joe Fisher, Regional Sales Manager Volley Mixers / Spancrete Machinery Corp
WELCOME TO THE BIG 5 KUWAIT YOUR GATEWAY TO BUILDING BUSINESS IN ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING COUNTRIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST A RAPIDLY GROWING MARKET AWAITS YOU
WHY CHOOSE KUWAIT?
Following incredible success in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, The Big 5 is excited to announce the launch of The Big 5 Kuwait, which will take place 16 – 18 September 2013. As a trusted brand in the Middle East, The Big 5 has joined forces with Kuwait’s leading Building and Construction Exhibition and number one venue, to launch The Big 5 Kuwait, providing exhibitors the opportunity to enter the region’s lucrative construction market.
MAJOR KUWAIT PROJECTS Aimed at keeping pace with Kuwait’s growing population, some of the major planned projects include: Project
Project value (USD)
Al-Khiran township - 30,000 housing units
Kuwait Cancer Centre – 800 beds
Sabah al Salem University campus
Staying one step ahead is crucial to your business, and as the fifth richest country in the world per capita, Kuwait’s building and construction sector is set to boom in 2013. The move comes as a result of high demand for new infrastructure and building projects as well as a growing interest in the Kuwait construction market. Budget for infrastructure and building projects set at $30.5 billion, the largest Kuwait has ever seen* Kuwait Government has identified the vast demand in the domestic market, indicating project spend to soar in 2013* 324 expected infrastructure projects included in its 2012-13 development plan* Plans to build over 70,000 low-cost housing units by 2015 to meet the country’s growing housing needs** Numerous projects ranging from housing to universities, to hospital expansions yet to be awarded to contractors* Kuwait’s ambitious $125bn five-year mega projects development plan is already underway* *Report conducted by News Group International 2012 **Ventures Middle East Kuwait Building and Construction Industry – Dec 2011
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION SECTOR CONTRACT AWARDS 2010-2013
Source: Ventures GCC and Mena Projects database
4686 US$ MILLION
WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE BIG 5 KUWAIT EXHIBITION The exhibition will showcase a host of construction products from fit-out to heavy construction materials, giving exhibitors the opportunity to promote their products and meet face to face with buyers from the largest projects in Kuwait.
ACCREDITED WORKSHOPS Accredited workshops will focus on providing practical applications, current knowledge on issues relating to building and infrastructure projects. Delegates will be awarded with a globally recognised certificate upon completion.
CONCRETE FOCUSED ZONE Underpinning the construction boom in Kuwait is a need for the leading and most innovative concrete products and technologies from across the globe. The Big 5 Kuwait values the significance of concrete materials and will provide concrete related exhibitors with an exclusive zone. This gives visitors active in the concrete sector an arena where they can find all the latest international products, information and technology.
KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL FAIR EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES
To secure your stand space, contact our team today. Please note stand space is in high demand. All prices are per square metre.
We have a number of high profile sponsorship opportunities, providing you with maximum exposure at The Big 5 Kuwait. For more details, contact the exhibition team.
SECURE YOUR SPACE TODAY.
SEE YOU AT THE BIG 5 KUWAIT
FOR EXHIBITION AND SPONSORSHIP ENQUIRIES CONTACT: For GCC based companies contact: Patrick Gedeon E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: +971(0)4 438 0355 F: +971(0)4 438 0356
For companies based outside of the GCC contact: Mark Goodchild E: email@example.com T: +971(0)4 438 0355 F: +971(0)4 438 0356
The Big 5 Kuwait 2013 Sales Brochure