27 November 2017

Habtoor Grand, Dubai

Gold Sponsor

La Casa Architects & Engineering Consultants

LACASA is a quality-driven international Architectural & Engineering firm based in Dubai with offices in Qatar, KSA, Syria, Libya, Sudan, and Australia.

Founded only eight years ago by Emad Jaber & Nabil Al Khaja, LACASA has become one of the most accomplished multidisciplinary Architectural Design firms in the region with a diverse portfolio spanning all types of developments.


Silver Sponsor


ALEC is one of the largest and well respected contractors for the execution of major projects in the GCC with a project portfolio consisting of high-end complex construction projects, predominately in the airports, retail, themed hospitality and commercial sectors.

With operations in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar and Oman, ALEC has delivered developments of the highest quality to key clients, with many of the projects becoming significant landmarks. Some of these include Concourse A of Dubai International Airport, Mirdif City Centre, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort & Spa, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, Terminal Two of the Abu Dhabi International Airport as well as the Dubai Marina Mall and The Address Hotel Apartments.


Silver Sponsor


For over 35 years, Construction Computer Software (CCS) has provided essential software solutions to the construction industry. Our leading software products include BuildSmart, a Cost Management System and Candy, a Construction Estimating and Project control system. These form an integrated solution from first estimate to final accounts.

CCS solutions are used in over 50 countries by more than 1,000 contracting and consulting companies, to minimise risk, increase accuracy and maximise profit. Over 15,000 systems are used daily to achieve tangible benefits in cost and time savings and an all-important competitive advantage in one of the most variable and inconsistent industries.

Users, from small/medium construction companies to some of the largest construction entities in the world, have implemented CCS solutions on some of the biggest and most prestigious projects on the planet. Typically, large jobs such as highways, dams, airports (Dubai, Heathrow), sports stadiums, waterways (Panama Canal) and High-rise buildings (Burj Khalifa).

The CCS team is comprised of experienced, industry professionals.


Silver Sponsor

Depa Interiors

Depa Interiors is the Middle East and North Africa’s leading interior contractor. Based in Dubai, the Company operates principally in the luxury fit-out sector, focusing on hospitality, commercial and residential property, as well as infrastructure including airports and railway stations.

Established in 1996, Depa Interiors has successfully delivered major hospitality projects across the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and India for the world’s leading luxury hotel brands. Depa is also a provider of manufactured products and procurement services, with a specific focus on customised furniture, fixtures and equipment.


Silver Sponsor

Hadley Group

Since its humble beginnings in the United Kingdom in 1964, Hadley Group has developed to become the UK’s largest cold rolled steel manufacturer. In 1993 Hadley Group brought this expertise to the Middle East, opening plant operations in Dubai and earning a reputation as a major force in cold roll formed technology in the region.

Hadley Group employs over 600 people worldwide, with close to one hundred of these based out of Dubai. At the heart of the business is a standalone Technology Academy which strives to extend the knowledge and use of the cold rollforming process. The company’s continued investment in, and development of, new technology has kept it at the forefront of new innovations for the past 50 years.

One of Hadley’s definitive success stories is the internationally patented UltraSTEEL® process that has twice won the company the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation a little over ten years ago in 2006 and again in 2014.


Silver Sponsor


Recognising the exciting growth potential of the region, Multiplex was among the first international contracting businesses to establish offices in the Middle East during the late 1990s. We commenced operations with the construction of the office component of the iconic Emirates Towers in Dubai and in the ensuing 20 years, have been responsible for the construction of some of the most challenging projects in the region.

We are known as industry leaders in design and build field and are successfully able to take on responsibility for programme delivery from the earliest point possible.

As a business Multiplex are committed to our employees, contractors and suppliers by treating everyone with dignity and respect, providing an ethical and safe working environment and recognising worker rights and benefits. We strive for a mature safety and sustainability culture, with an ultimate objective to improve the social and environmental outcomes associated with the development, design, construction and operation of our projects/buildings, together with the wellness and safety of our employees, end-users and the community at large.


Silver Sponsor

Voestalpine METSEC plc

Voestalpine Metsec plc is the UK’s largest specialist cold roll-forming company providing products for the construction and manufacturing industries. We focus on adding value through expert design, precision manufacturing and on-time in full product delivery.

We combine excellent service and quality products to provide cost effective solutions for our customers throughout the world.

Established for over 80 years, voestalpine Metsec plc is owned by the voestalpine group, one of Europe’s leading specialist engineering companies. We are part of voestalpine’s Metal Forming division, the world’s leading provider of high-quality metal processing solutions with production facilities all around the globe.

Following successful design and delivery to numerous blue chip projects in the region including Abu Dhabi Airport and Warner Bros World the demand for a dedicated Metsec Technical Office for GCC has been extremely high. In 2016 we opened our Dubai office to be able to offer a fully compressive technical design service for Metsec Purlins and SFS walling systems to engineers and architects based in the GCC region.


Network Sponsor


As an integrated part and one of the major overseas operational entity of China State Construction Engineering Corp. Ltd. (herein after referred to as CSCEC), CSCEC Middle East L.L.C was formally organized on March 26, 2005 in Dubai, UAE. By inheriting the profound corporate culture and excellent asset, and abiding by the operational development strategy of CSCEC, which is characterized by pursuing for big market, big client as well as big project as a whole, CSCEC ME L.L.C had achieved a noticeable success. Because of the painstaking efforts spent for the last couple of years, CSCEC ME L.L.C has become one of the prominent contractors with its comprehensive capabilities of undertaking building works, infrastructure facilities construction, steel structure works as well as mechanical & electrical works. In addition, it has set up the relevant specialized branches with its direct labor force, which focused on the construction & installation of the diversified trades, such as structure, exterior & interior fit-out, MEP, road base & surface work, bridge, public utility pipeline as well as asphalt batching plant and the relevant qualification certificates of Super & First Class have been issued by Federal & Local Authorities of UAE.

Since July 2003, CSCEC had been awarded many landmark projects such as Dubai Palm Jumeirah Villas in the UAE and Doha High Rise Office Building in Qatar as well as the Central Bank of Kuwait in Kuwait City. After 10 years’ development, CSCEC ME L.L.C has become a noted contractor and one of the top Chinese enterprises in Dubai and UAE. The total contract value and the turnover of CSCEC ME L.L.C have been accumulated to US$ 8.6 billion and US$ 4.7 billion respectively.


Supporting Partner

Cavendish Maxwell

Cavendish Maxwell is a highly respected, independent firm of chartered surveyors and property consultants focusing on property services throughout the Middle East and Africa. Established in 2008, Cavendish Maxwell has grown into one of the region's largest and highest profile property consultancies, employing over 60 people across 8 departments.

We offer a comprehensive range of property services and our various teams provide valuation, agency, advisory, research and building consultancy services across all property types and sectors.

Our experience covers valuations, property investment, fund management, disposals and acquisitions, rent reviews, lease renewals, development appraisals, advisory, market research, property data services, feasibility studies and building consultancy.


Supporting Partner

CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building)

The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction.

We are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

We accredit university degrees, educational courses and training. Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.


Supporting Partner

RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

We're the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

With offices covering the major political and financial centres of the world, our market presence means we're ideally placed to influence policy and embed standards at a national level.

We work at a cross-governmental level, delivering a single, international standard that will support a safe and vibrant marketplace in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, for the benefit of all.

We accredit 125,000 qualified and trainee professionals and any individual or firm registered with us is subject to our quality assurance. We're proud of our reputation and we guard it fiercely, so clients who work with our registered professionals can have confidence in the quality and ethics of the services they receive.


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