5 Major Construction Events to Add to Your Calendar in 2023

December 9, 2022

At Onsite, our mission is to facilitate construction and make it more accessible to each and every one. We’re also true believers in keeping up with industry updates, the latest technologies, best practices, and much more.

To start 2023 on the right foot, with the determination to make significant strides towards your goals, we’ve compiled the most prominent construction conferences and events that’ll happen in 2023 in the MEA region.

5 Major Construction Events and Conferences in the MEA in 2023

  1. Real Estate Future Forum on January 23-25, 2023, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The goal of the Real Estate Future Forum is to create an interdisciplinary conference that brings together leading academic scientists, researchers, and research scholars. Be prepared to learn more about recent innovations, trends, and concerns, as well as new employment opportunities for young men and women across all fields of the construction sector. The forum will showcase international best practices as well as share national expertise to support the fast-moving sector challenges and solutions adopted in the fields of the entire industry.

Details about Real Estate Future Forum

Location: At the Four Seasons Hotel, City Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Format of event: In-person

Date: January 23-25, 2023

Website URL: https://www.therff.com/

3 Special topics at Real Estate Future Forum

  • Regulatory and legislative trends in the real estate sector 
  • Future cities and urban development
  • Smart cities and sustainability 
  1. The Big 5 Saudi on February 18-21, 2023, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

The Big 5 Saudi has been the kingdom’s leading construction event since 2010. Since its launch, it’s been on a mission to equip the Saudi construction sector with huge development plans, bring together industry leaders, and display the latest products designed to move construction forward. As its name suggests, it includes 5 major conferences; 

  1. HVAC R Expo Saudi
  2. FM Expo Saudi
  3. Stone & Surface Saudi Arabia
  4. Windows, Doors & Facades Event Saudi 
  5. Saudi Glass Network

Details about The Big 5 Saudi 

Location: At the Riyadh Front Exhibition and Conference Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Format of event: In-person

Date: February 18-21, 2023

Website URL: https://www.thebig5saudi.com/ 

3 Special topics at the Big 5

  • Architecture & Design 
  • Project management and facility management
  • Concrete, HVAC R, Facades and Glasses
  1. MENA Construction SUMMIT, on May 25, 2023, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Within this event, you’ll explore the decarbonization agenda practices in construction, technologies, and trends redefining construction and design.

Details about MENA Construction SUMMIT

Location: Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Format of event: In-person

Date: May 25, 2023

Website URL: https://menaconstruction.meed.com/ 

3 Special topics at the MENA Construction SUMMIT

  • Technologies such as 4D and 5D building information modeling (BIM)
  • Cloud-based project controls
  • Updates from the region’s greatest Giga-projects
MENA Construction Summit
  1. Project Qatar on May 29 – June 01, 2023, in Doha, Qatar

The Project Qatar’s goal is to bring together high-profile industry players to support construction technology producers in the MENA region. With the construction technologies and processes that’ll be discussed at the conference, you’ll continue to transform your construction business.

Details about Project Qatar

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, West Bay, Doha, Doha, Qatar

Format of event: In-person

Date: May 29 – June 01, 2023

Website URL:  http://www.projectqatar.com/ 

3 Special topics at the Project Qatar

  • Construction & Building Material
  • HVAC and Stone Tech
  • Construction Technologies & Services
  1. Cityscape Global on September 10-13, 2023, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Cityscape Global will be the world’s most ambitious global real estate event! The goal of this event is to present the future of living in innovative cities, communities, and properties. It will also display cutting-edge architecture and design from the biggest projects in the world!

Details about Cityscape Global 

Location: At the Riyadh Exhibition and Conference Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Format of event: In-person

Date: September 10-13, 2023

Website URL:  https://www.cityscapeglobal.com/ 

3 Special topics at the Cityscape Global

  • Future cities district 
  • PropTech Pavilion
  • Major Project Majlis

3 Reasons You Should Attend Construction Conferences and Events

  1. Stay up-to-date

Construction events and conferences are dynamic places to meet like-minded people and stay ahead of trends, opportunities, and risks.

  1. Find more inspiration

When you hear about the new projects, products, and systems developed in construction, you’ll discover other opportunities for your company to adopt or execute. 

  1. Generate Leads

These places are the hub to collaborate with partners, create strategic alliances, and, most importantly, find potential customers.

The Final Word

The construction industry is an extremely dynamic field where digitization is taking over and making refinements every single day. To stay on track with the updates and evolution, keep on attending such events and upgrading your construction  techniques and practices.

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