- Saudi Infrastructure Expo to demonstrate the systems and infrastructure needed to achieve rapid development in the Kingdom. Supporting Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 plans, the Leadership Summit aims to probe the challenges and opportunities for delivering Vision 2030.
Dubai, UAE: A new trade expo will debut in Riyadh in September to unlock opportunities from Saudi Arabia’s US$300 billion infrastructure projects plan.
Organized by dmg events, which has a decade of successful exhibitions in the Kingdom, the Saudi Infrastructure Expo (SIE) will take place at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center from September 6-8.
Big multinational names already in the list of exhibitors include Egypt’s biggest entrepreneur Hassan Allam, and the Kingdom’s Rawadh, Acortec and the Saudi Accreditation Authority, Britain’s Radian and Akel, Germany’s DS Digital Solutions, the Swiss Rehau, Indian High Source and TAQ, CALX and Exclusion from the United States.
The expo, which includes a Saudi infrastructure summit, will focus on three key areas – transport, utilities and urban technology – in which the systems and infrastructure needed to advance the ambitions of smart cities in the Saudi Arabia and its Vision 2030 will be discussed and highlighted.
“We have developed this event by leveraging the expertise of our highly successful Big 5 construction exhibition portfolio to provide an unparalleled international platform where the infrastructure industry can come together to see and learn about the burgeoning vertical sectors such as urban planning and technology, transportation systems, communication networks and utilities associated with the development of a 21st century building and construction industry,” commented Muhammed Kazi, Vice President construction, dmg events.
“The Saudi government is investing in several giga projects, such as The Line recently announced in NEOM, which will create unlimited business opportunities for local, regional and international suppliers as well as architects, planners, developers, contractors in the wider construction environment.-system.
“With the Kingdom now accounting for the lion’s share of construction projects in the GCC – at 63% – and with mega-projects such as the Amaala Red Sea luxury tourism project, NEOM smart city and Al Faisaliah economic city Now moving towards contract awards, there couldn’t have been a better time for an event of this nature.
The Expo and its Leadership Summit will be Saudi Arabia’s largest networking forum to date of government officials, utilities, architects, bankers, consultants, contractors, engineers, procurement professionals, project managers and regulators. The event is also expected to attract a number of EPC contractors in transport, water, utilities and telecommunications.
The Saudi Infrastructure Summit will bring together private and public stakeholders to discuss the challenges of improving infrastructure, first-class networks and future-proof cities that can meet the Saudi Vision 2030 Saudi Arabia, aiming to attract 100 million annual visitors over the next eight years.
International Summit panelists include Correy Connaway, Director of Infrastructure Development, Qiddiya; Neal Coote, Director of Infrastructure, AMAALA; Paul Pring, Senior Director of Infrastructure, Diriyah Gate Development Authority; Andreas Flourou, Executive Director, Operations and Mobility, The Red Sea Development Company; Ian Redmayne, Partner, Middle East Region – Buro Happold; Mark Dyson, Director, Saudi Arabia – Turner & Townsend and Saleh Al Zahrani Managing Director, Saudi Accreditation Center.
“With the increased growth of infrastructure projects in Saudi Arabia, we see a great opportunity to redefine industry standards by incorporating digital technologies and Net Zero engineering solutions to deliver projects more efficiently for our clients. We are pleased to partner with Saudi Infrastructure Expo, which provides an ideal platform to connect with key industry players and share our expertise as leaders in engineering, design and management services. We look forward to partnering with the public and private sectors to create sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom,” commented Campbell Gray, Chief Executive Officer, Middle East and Africa – Atkins, member of SNC-Lavalin Group.
The Saudi Infrastructure Expo is sponsored by Atkins, SRACO and Saleh Abdulaziz Al Rashed & Sons.
For more details and to register for the Saudi Infrastructure Expo, visit https://register.saudiinfrastructureexpo.com Registration and admission are free for trade and industry professionals.
About Saudi Infrastructure Expo
A brand new launch, the free Saudi Infrastructure Expo (SIE), taking place at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, will showcase the systems and infrastructure needed to create smart cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Focusing on three key industry pillars, transportation, utilities and urban technology, these curated exhibition sectors cover the full range of products, services and technologies within the infrastructure industry, facilitating the access of the main buyers to the event.
The co-located Saudi Infrastructure Summit will focus on the three main exhibition areas and bring together private and public stakeholders to provide a platform to collaborate and discuss challenges related to improving infrastructure, networks first-class and cities that will support the government’s ambitious Saudi project. Goals of Vision 2030.
About dmg events
dmg Events is a leading face-to-face event organizer and specialist magazine publisher.
Our goal is to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to build vibrant marketplaces and accelerate their business through face-to-face events.
dmg Events organizes over 80 events in 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates each year. The company’s product portfolio includes many leading events in the construction, energy, hospitality and design, coatings and transportation industries. The Big 5, ADIPEC, Gastech, EGYPS, The Hotel Show and INDEX are the company’s flagship events. For more information, visit www.dmgevents.com.
Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT, www.dmgt.co.uk), one of the largest UK media companies. The inaugural dmg Events show will take place September 6-8 in Saudi Arabia, connecting the infrastructure industry in Saudi Arabia.