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Project Qatar concludes with big turnout from international visitors

The participants improved the Building Information Modelling (BIM) competency of construction industry practitioners in the nation

Published: 17/05/2018

Country: Qatar
The 15th edition of Project Qatar, the international trade exhibition for construction technology, building materials, equipment, and environmental technology, ended on Thursday  at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center.

The event registered a big turnout after egional and global organizations flocked to capitalize on its numerous networking and learning opportunities.

Celebrating 15 years of growth in Qatar, the four-day exhibition gathered top-level delegates from China, Turkey, Iran, Germany, Pakistan and other parts of the world in an environment charged with optimistic investor sentiment.

Projects Director at IFP Qatar Haidar Mshaimesh said: “Project Qatar has turned into the perfect venue to meet, direct, and foster business relationship backed by solid support from the national government which seeks to turn the country into a world-class business hub in the region. Project Qatar 2018 was a major success as evidenced by an overwhelming participation from the regional and global industry stakeholders.”

He added, “Project Qatar 2018 played a key role in offering real opportunities for companies from around the world, enabling them to present their ventures to the visitors. Participating top-notch manufacturers, distributors, and contractors, to cite a few, also engaged with local decision-makers and their counterparts through Project Qatar and we are happy to note of positive outcomes in these fruitful interactions.”

The fourth and last day of the Future Projects Qatar Conference highlighted the pivotal role of tourism in Qatar’s socio-economic advancement, with emphasis on sustainability as a growth driver for the hospitality sector.

The participants also took note of the progress of a novel and integrated performance-driven approach for assessing, benchmarking, and improving the Building Information Modelling (BIM) competency of construction industry practitioners in the nation.

Around 400 pre-arranged business-to-business meetings between lead companies and visitors were held as well during which professionals got to exchange the best practices and explore state-of-the-art technologies that are reshaping the industry landscape. Many of these meetings translated into mutually beneficial business deals.


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