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Under The Patronage of Ministry Of Housing

2014 11th International Exhibition of Building Materials, Construction Equipment, Wood Machinery and Interior Furnishings

17-20

Exhibition Hours:

MARCH 2014

March17 : 11:00 am - 7:00 pm March18-20 : 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Oman International Exhibition Centre Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

CERAMIC & MARBLE

DOORS & WINDOWS

KITCHEN & BATHROOM

INTERIOR DESIGN

HVAC

WATER TECHNOLOGIES

GREEN ENERGY

POOL & SPA

SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ZONE

STEEL

CONCRETE & CEMENT

WOOD & WOODWORKING MACHINERY

Supported by The Organizer

Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry

US Embassy, Muscat

www.thebigshow-oman.com


An Overview of Oman’s Construction Industry Gaining from the GCC construction profits in the last quarter of 2012 and the continued overall growth of the construction sector, Oman is growing at a steady pace as a result of aggressive government spending and strong economic performance. The next few years sees the country’s infrastructure and construction markets growing substantially as the government surges ahead with large-scale infrastructure projects and focusing on the development of industrial capacity. In its Eighth Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) it has allocated US$ 6.5 billion a year to Investment

“About US$ 21 billion has been earmarked by the government for infrastructure projects.”

Oxford Business Group Oman Report 2012

projects, US$ 1.2 billion to housing, US$ 4.2 billion to airport expansion and construction, US$ 3.1 billion to road projects, US$ 1.3 billion to seaports, and US$ 1.2 billion to the utilities sector. It plans to spend US$ 110.9 billion during this period. (Oxford Business Group, Oman Report 2012) The construction sector contributed more than US$ 800 million to the economy during the first quarter of 2012, showing growth of almost 4% compared to the same period in 2011.

“The Sultanate of Oman and the Middle East region as a whole is currently poised for growth in the construction and infrastructure sectors.”

MEED Analysis Reports


Some of the Key Infrastructure Projects in Oman PROJECT

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

PROJECT COST

Oman International Railway Project

Development of a 280-km railway line from the outskirts of Muscat to Sohar; laying of a branch railway line from Sohar to Al-Ain; extension of Muscat-Sohar railway line to Khatmat Malahi on Oman’s border with the UAE.

Initial cost: estimated USD 25 billion

Duqm Development Project

The development of Duqm as a major new city that involves the addition of a dry dock, shipbuilding, oil refinery and petrochemicals complex, free trade zone, airport and tourism-related infrastructure project (hotel, convention center and marina)

Initial cost: estimated USD 20 billion

National Railway Network

The construction of a 1,000-kilometer network between Buraimi and Khatmat Malah in the north, and Duqm and Salalah in the south.

USD 13.02 billion

Muscat, Salalah, Sohar, Duqm Airports

Major expansion of the Muscat and Salalah airports, addition of a terminal building in Duqm airport and four cargo buildings one each in Muscat, Salalah, Sohar and Duqm.

USD 13.02 billion

Road Infrastructure Projects

Construction of the Batinah Expressway, Bidbid-Sur dual carriageway, dualisation of the 90-kilometer Jabrin-Ibri road and the 75-kilometer road between Salalah and Thumrait, rehabilitation of 800-kilometer Nizwa-Thumrait road.

USD 3.9 billion

Muriya Tourism Development:

Construction of 18 apartments and 63 villas

USD 2.5 billion

Jebel Sifa Complex Al Sodah Island, Salalah Salam Yitti Resort

Phase 1: Construction of five hotels, including one boutique hotel

Desalination Power Plant

Construction of a 450MW power and desalination power plant in Duqm and Salalah.

USD 1.01 billion

Convention & Exhibition Centre

Design and construction of a convention centre with capacity of 5,500-6,000 seats, a 30,000-square metre exhibition centre/multi-user sports centre, including several hotels in 5, 4 and 3-star categories, 20 meeting rooms (each with 250 seating capacity), a business park covering approximately 70,000 square metres, restaurants, cafes, press centre, shopping mall (125,000 square metres) and recreation facilities.

USD 1 billion

A five-star beach resort hotel with 300 rooms, a deluxe beach hotel and spa with 150 rooms, a luxury mountain hotel with 150 rooms; an 18-hole golf course; a 150-berth marina; a 25,000-square foot of retail space in a souk; and an eco-center.

ABOUT THE BIG SHOW

The BIG (Builders International Gathering) Show is an international event that caters to the requirements of the building and construction industry in Oman and the wider region. It was launched as Interiors and Buildex in 2002 and rebranded as The BIG Show in 2010. In 2009, it received recognition as a UFI-approved event by UFI-the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. Now on its 11th edition, it is recognized as the biggest and most important event for the sector.

The BIG Show is the biggest building and construction event in Oman.

VISITOR PROFILE

A Large Gathering of Interior and Construction Professionals The BIG Show 2014 gathers all construction industry professionals from the local, regional and global arena. It will be a unique opportunity for you to meet and interact directly with serious buyers who are seeking to source the latest interior furnishings, building and construction materials, services and technologies, suppliers, distributors and manufacturers, top executives and decision makers and widen your industry network. • • • • •

Architects Contractors Consultants End-Users/Buyers Engineers

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Homeowners Importers/Distributors Interior Designers Manufacturers Project Managers

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Property Developers Property Managers Property Owners Purchasing Managers Real Estate Agents

• Retailers and Suppliers • Site Managers


Why You Should Exhibit at The BIG Show 2014

Maximize Your Participation at The BIG Show 2014

• Increase your business contacts, establish business ties and create leads in the local and international market.

The BIG Show 2014 offers various sponsorship opportunities that will give you a sure edge over your competitors and further boost your company’s presence in the local, regional and global markets.

• Introduce your newest products and services to a fast-growing global market. • Interact with industry professionals, top executives and decision makers. • Meet distributors, suppliers and manufacturers in one venue. • Obtain potential buyer leads.

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Platinum Sponsorship • Visitor Badge Sponsorship Gold Sponsorship • Floor Plan Sponsorship Silver Sponsorship • Lanyard Sponsorship Bronze Sponsorship Visitor Bag Sponsorship

Each sponsorship package entitles you to extensive media mileage and ensures you of the highest promotional value for your investment. Contact us today for more details on each sponsorship opportunity as well as the benefits that you will be entitled to as a sponsor of The BIG Show 2014. Call +968 24660116 or send email to bigshow@omanexpo.com.

Exhibition Profile:

An Extensive Range of the Latest Products, Services, Equipment and Technology for Building and Construction Operations • • • • • • • • • • • •

Air-Conditioning Systems Bathroom Fittings Building Materials Ceramics and Tiles Cleaning Equipment and Waste Management Solutions Concrete and Cement Products Construction Vehicles Curtains and Beddings Decorative Panels Doors and Windows Electrical Products Electronic Equipment

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Fiberglass Products Flooring Materials Hardware Products Hardware Products Heat Control Films Heavy Equipment Home Décor and Furnishings Kitchen Products and Equipment Lighting Fixtures Marble and Stone Products Maintenance Supplies Paint Products Pipes and Plumbing Fixtures

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PVC Building Materials Refrigeration Equipment Rock Drilling Tools Sanitary Wares Security Systems Sofas and Furniture Steel and Metal Products Wall Panels and Partitions Wood Products Wood Machinery and a whole lot more!

CERAMIC & MARBLE

DOORS & WINDOWS

KITCHEN & BATHROOM

INTERIOR DESIGN

HVAC

WATER TECHNOLOGIES

GREEN ENERGY

POOL & SPA

SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ZONE

STEEL

CONCRETE & CEMENT

WOOD & WOODWORKING MACHINERY


The Oman Builders Forum is held alongside The BIG Show exhibition. It brings together local and international construction and interiors experts from the public and private sectors and the who’s who in the industry to discuss the new trends and technologies, address the challenges and issues facing the industry in Oman and provide possible solutions to these issues.

Why Should You Take Part and Attend the Oman Builders Forum? • It is designed for high-level professionals shaping the construction sector in the region • Listen to experts and panelists discuss specific critical issues impacting the sector at a local and international level • It is an opportunity for knowledge sharing, off-the-record dialogue and exclusive exchange • Stay ahead of the curve with the latest trends and developments in the sector • Shape your approach in response to current and future supply, demand, policies and outlook The Most Comprehensive Media Coverage The BIG Show 2014 will be aggressively promoted utilizing all media channels to ensure attraction of the largest number of industry professionals and visitors. The promotion will cover not only Oman, but the whole Middle East region and other parts of the world. The media campaign includes

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Heavy ad placement in local and regional media, both in English and Arabic Advertisements and editorial coverage in trade publications that cater to the construction industry Regular press releases in newspapers, magazines, and websites Email and fax campaigns targeted at consumers through out the Middle East region SMS broadcasts before and during the event Distribution of flyers, e-newsletters and personalized invitations Radio announcements and live coverage during the event Billboard ads Ads in social media channels

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The BIG Show 2013 in Review

10th International Exhibition of Building Materials, Construction Equipment and Interior Furnishings

March 17-20, 2013

March 17-18, 2013

Oman International Exhibition Center

Golden Tulip Seeb Hotel, Muscat, Oman

COUNTRY PAVILIONS

KEY FACTS AND FIGURES 5,536 sqm

Total Net Exhibition Space: Total Number of Exhibitors:

376

Total Number of Exhibiting Countries/Represented Brands:

21

Egypt

Germany

India

Iran

Italy

Jordan

Turkey

United Arab Emirates

7,121

Total Number of Visitors:

What Exhibitors Say About The BIG Show 2013 “All sectors are well-represented. The quality of the visitors that came to the show was quite excellent.”

“We had the opportunity to interact with many customers at one location. This is a better exhibition than last year’s.”

“It is very easy to get market for our products. We will definitely be participating again next year.”

Ajay Panday

Zulphikar

Mahmood Abdul Samad

Product Manager Techno Plastic Industry LLC, Oman

Production Supervisor New Era UPVC Doors & Windows, Oman

Production Engineer Omani German company for Building Materials, Oman

Participation Deadline: 7 February 2014

BOOK YOUR STAND TODAY!

CONTACT: Fehmi

Ouaja |

Space Only:

Shell Scheme: (12 sqm)

US$ 375 / RO 145

US$ 430 / RO 165

(PER SQUARE METER)

(PER SQUARE METER)

This consists only of bare floor space for those exhibitors who want to design and build their own stand.

This includes white panel walls, fascia and name board, carpeting, two (2) spotlights, a 13-amp power socket, one (1) table, and two (2) chairs.

T:

+968 24660116

M:

+968 99886396 |

E:

fehmi.ouaja@omanexpo.com


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