The Big 5 North Africa set to support the Moroccan construction industry

The Big 5 2016The Big 5 North Africa set to support the Moroccan construction industry. (Image source: The Big 5)With the Moroccan construction sector set to rise at a compound annual rate of 4.07 per cent, the Big 5 North Africa will support the sector with the event taking place from 25 to 27 April at the Parc Des Expostions de l’Office des Changes


Construction, one of Morocco’s most dynamic and strategic sectors employing 1mn people, is soon to receive a powerful boost. From April 25 to 27 at the Parc Des Expostions de l’Office des Changes, Moroccan construction professionals will be able to delve into key industry influencing trends and discover the latest solutions for the built environment at the world-renowned The Big 5 show, which finally opens in Casablanca. 

“The Big 5 Construct North Africa in Morocco will promote the long term growth opportunities, and development of the Moroccan construction industry, along with creating new export partnerships for local Moroccan companies,” Portfolio Exhibitions Director, Andy Pert, said. “By sharing global best practices and innovative ideas, beyond providing networking, business and learning opportunities through our internationally recognised Continued Professional Development (CPD) workshops, we are confident The Big 5 will support the Moroccan economy catering to the needs of the local manufactures and construction professionals.”

Organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia and Africa with its network of over 300,000 suppliers and buyers of construction products from 120 countries, The Big 5 is the largest, most influential and renowned portfolio of construction industry events spanning the Middle East, India, South East Asia and Africa. In 2016, it connected over 35,600 exhibitors, 195,500 visitors, 1000 speakers and 20,000 conference and summit attendees.

This growing participation along with The Big 5 portfolio’s proven track record of success in supporting the construction industry is driving its geographical expansion. The first show in the African continent, The Big 5 Construct East Africa 2016, which took place in Kenya in partnership with the National Construction Authority (NCA) and with the support of the Kenyan Government, is the latest example of the brand’s ability to help local construction industries grow.

“The world renowned Big 5 show brought a wealth of knowledge and experience in construction materials and technologies to Kenya. The time and resources invested in this partnership will propel our Annual Construction Research Conference to greater heights, becoming the reference point in all construction matters in 10 years,” the Executive Director of the NCA, Arch. Daniel O. Manduku, said.

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