GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Real Estate Retail

 
  Share

Sharjah, 27 November 2017:  HE Marwan Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (Shurooq) and HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, inaugurated the first International Concrete Conference & Exhibition in the Middle East (ICCX Middle East 2017) yesterday (Sunday). More than 100 exhibitors and 1,000 international experts in the construction sector attended the event.

The exhibition, which is unique to the region, is particularly important because of its portfolio of construction and planiing projects in the GCC which are estimated to be worth 3.1 billion dollars. The exhibition provides opportunities for an innovation-friendly environment to maintain market positions and growth in a highly competitive market in order to be a leading economic platform in the region, specialized in sectors of cement, concrete, and other cement products. as well as a platform for the latest technology solutions for the sector. The exhibition is taking place on on the 26th and 27th of November. The event is organized by Germany's ad-media GmbH in cooperation with the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK).

HE Marwan Jassim Al Sarkal states that the choice of Sharjah to host the first Middle East Cement Conference and Exhibition is an indication of the emirate's leading position in the regional and global business and tourism industry. He added that holding such international events in Expo Center Sharjah contributes to the process of sustainable economic development in the emirate, which is based on diversification and providing the local economy with new resources that enhance stability and growth.

Al Sarkal emphasized the importance of this event and particularly to employees in the cement sector and related industries. He stated that the event provides an opportunity for investors from inside and outside the country in order to to communicate with each other, and to enter into partnerships, dealings and to exchange experiences.

'We are proud to host the first ICCX Middle East at Expo Centre Sharjah. Catering exclusively to concrete and precast products, ICCX is a first of its kind event being held in Sharjah and adds to the diverse range of events held at Expo Centre Sharjah. The UAE has a strong cement industry and with demand remaining buoyant on the back of increasing infrastructure projects, the event will be a boon for local and regional players to acquire new technology, products and solutions,' said HE Saif Mohamed Al Midfa, CEO  Expo Centre Sharjah. 

Al Midfa added that Expo Centre Sharjah has implemented a development plan during the year aimed at attracting economic investments in the Emirate and enhancing the status of the Expo Centre on an international level. He also pointed out that the development plan's most prominent feature is to allow international companies to organize exhibitions in Expo Centre Sharjah, including specialized exhibitions such as the International concrete conference & exhibition.

'ICCX is an international event held across the world since 2005 by ad-media GmbH. ICCX ME is the latest addition to ad-media's international trade show portfolio, bringing together international know-how and local expertise. ICCX ME will from now on take place annually in the Expo Centre Sharjah,' said Dr. Holger Karutz, Managing Partner of ad media GmbH, organizer of ICCX ME.

'The conference programme is covering topics of relevance to both concrete producers and all the stakeholders of the regional concrete and precast industry -- primarily real estate developers and construction companies,' added Dr. Holger.

Apart from raw materials, production equipment, technology and solutions, the conference programme of ICCX ME 2017 is featuring experts from Germany, the UAE, South Africa and Switzerland providing insights into precast technology, sustainability, offsite construction, durability, high-performance concrete, precast buildings, 3D printing, customising, quality control, new generation pavestones, nano particles and geopolymer concrete.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 9766 times
Posted on : Monday, November 27, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Drake and Scull International shares included in MSCI GCC Index
Next Story : Growing International Participation in Dubai for the Big 5
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Grand Mall Opens the 52nd Outlet in Al Musallah - Sharjah
Meet the FOREO family as they share their top tips for radiant skin during the ...
LOOTAH Perfumes launches four new springtime fragrances for Him and Her
Amani Glam Collection
LOOTAH Perfumes launches fragrant oud ‘Ambwood'
Three Trends to Try with Palladio Beauty
Experience 5 Seconds to New Skin with OXYGEN-PEEL from Filorga
Lip Stick to my Heart - GOSH New Collections
Lexus sweeps two podium finishes at round two of 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series
bebe Launches First Ever Ramadan Capsule Collection
Carrera UAE Exhibition
Max Fashion Reveals Latest 2018 Fashion Trends at Exclusive Trunk Show
New Master Maserati Driving Courses for 2018
Care for your baby's sensitive skin with Corine de Farme
Toyota Rush makes a new beginning in the UAE
Spinneys Puts Local Food Heroes in the Spotlight this Ramadan
Ramadan-Inspired Sandro SS18 Pieces
‘Tree of Life' Continues to Change Lives at Arabian Center, This Ramadan
Ethereum - Second In A Series Of Exclusive Cryptocurrency Watches Launched
Enhance your natural beauty while staying active with The Body Shop's Sportify M...
Global Light and Power Celebrates 10 Years with the Opening of their New Showroo...
Mads Mikkelsen Spotted on Red Carpet at Cannes Wearing Ulysse Nardin Masterpiece
RAK Diabetes Center in Jumeirah offering Free Lifestyle wellness checks and Diet...
Dubai Holy Quran Radio launches new special programmes for Ramadan
Beautiful Kaftans for Ramadan from GUESS
Celebrate a Traditional Ramadan at the First Swissôtel in Dubai
Diabetes & Ramadan (DAR) Alliance and Sanofi introduce new integrated digital hu...
HydroPeptide Launches Solar Defense Products in UAE
Pottery Barn Kids Launches Baby Registry Service to Welcome Newborns
Get Voluminous Eyelashes and Eyebrows with Rodial's Lash and Brow Booster Serum
Make Ramadan Better With the Gift of Sharing
Aru Impressed with Team Spirit as Italian Champion Secures Top Ten Finish
The Balmain de Balmain II Mini is a true win-win
Ikea Yas Island Recognised as One of the Brand's Best Stores in the World
Facebook Launches Youth Portal, a Central Place for Teens
Celebrate The Holy Month Of Ramadan With The Night Picnic At Tub Of Butter
Hour Choice Presents Coach Perry Collections – Ramadan Exclusive
LG G7 Thinq Offers Deep AI Integration for Maximum User Convenience
Karl Lagerfeld Celebrates Fall / Winter 2018 Collection
Marchon Eyewear New Collections
CND™ Boho Spirit: The Collection Summer 2018 Shades
Global Rollout of LGG7 Thinq Gets Underway
Breitling's Navitimer 8 Collection Arrives in The Middle East
Google launches new feature on Search to mark Ramadan
Stay connected with your loved ones this Ramadan season with the Nokia smartphones
Celebrate Father's Day in 'Swiss Style' with Raymond Weil.
Charity event brings early Ramadan spirit to children of determination and their...
Etihad Airways Introduces Ai Robot Sophia to Abu Dhabi
OMEGA Welcomes Sailing Sensations Peter Burling and Blair Tuke as Brand Ambassadors
Elvis Presley's OMEGA Sells for a World Record CHF 1,500,000 at Auction