NATIONAL IMPORTANCE OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MARKED BY SASO PARTNERSHIP OF THE BIG 5 SAUDI

NATIONAL IMPORTANCE OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MARKED BY SASO PARTNERSHIP OF THE BIG 5 SAUDI

  • The government body responsible for maintaining Saudi Standards across government, industry and the community to partner with The Big 5 Saudi
  • Multi-billion dollar construction pipeline underscores the importance of standardisation and role of SASO in the Saudi construction industry    
  • 10th edition of The Big 5 Saudi takes place from the 8 – 11 March at the Jeddah Centre for Forum & Events

dmg events LLC, the organisers of The Big 5 Saudi, have announced the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), the government body responsible for coordinating standardisation activities and facilitating the development of Saudi Standards by working with Government, industry and the community, as official partners for the 2020 edition of the show, which takes place from 8 - 11 March at Jeddah Centre for Forum & Events.

The Big 5 Saudi 2019
The Big 5 Saudi 2019

With a construction pipeline which includes mega-projects such the US$17 billion King Salman Park; the US$2.5 billion King Salman Airbase relocation; the US$5 billion smart city development, Neom; entertainment destination Qiddiya estimated to be valued at US$4 billion; the US$9 billion luxury tourism and leisure Red Sea project; and the US$800 million Kaar Gateway, amongst others, The Big 5 Saudi’s partnership with SASO underscores the importance of the construction industry in the country and the highest standards of practice required to successfully complete the projects.

Commenting on the occasion of their patronage of The Big 5 Saudi, Eng. Zayed M. Albagami, Deputy Director of Efficiency Labels Department at SASO, said:

“The SASO governs the organisational and executive tasks related to standards, metrology and quality, including laying down and accrediting Saudi standards of goods, products and services, measurement and calibration bodies, and procedures of conformity evaluation and certification.
“In this context, SASO is participating at The Big 5 Saudi to enhance the process of comprehensive and sustainable development in the Kingdom and to strengthen cooperation and coordination with concerned government and private sectors benefitting from standardisation, quality and calibration activities as well as mutual recognition.”

Event Director – The Big 5 Saudi, Roni El Haddad, said:

“The Big 5 Saudi has solidified its reputation in the last ten years as the leading meeting place for the construction industry. As the importance of the construction in the country increases to meet the demands of multi-billion projects and of influx of tourists to the Kingdom, so does our role as a platform to promote partnership working between the local and international industry in Saudi.
“We are delighted to partner with SASO as their partnership is an incredible endorsement of the industry and further underscores the importance of the sector in the country.”

The Big 5 Saudi will host more than 250 exhibiting brands from 20 countries including, amongst others, Turkey, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, UK, USA, Egypt, UAE, India, Korea, Kuwait, Jordan, Malaysia, Hungary. In addition, more than 50 workshops will be available across three theatres during the four-day construction showcase.

Free CPD education at The Big 5 Saudi 2019
Free CPD education at The Big 5 Saudi 2019

Organised by dmg events LLC, The Big 5 Saudi is free-to-attend and is supported by Katerra (Platinum Sponsor), Al Latifia Trading & Contracting Company (Gold Sponsor), Oscar Paints (Official Paint Sponsor) and Al Bawani Contracting (Contracting Sponsor).

To know more, visit www.thebig5saudi.com.

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About The Big 5 Saudi

Saudi’s premier trade event for construction professionals

8 - 11 March 2020 - Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Big 5 Saudi - the Kingdom's leading construction event

Expected to attract 14,000+ visitors, the 10th edition of The Big 5 Saudi brings under one roof over 300 manufacturers of construction products from around the world. 

An ideal platform for construction industry professionals to network, secure qualified leads and close business deals, The Big 5 Saudi 2020 displays the latest innovations across dedicated product sectors.

The event also offers CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified workshops, which are free to attend and delivered by renowned industry experts. 

To learn more about the event, visit www.thebig5saudi.com.

About dmg events 

dmg events is a leading organiser of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines.

We aim to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business through face-to-face events.

dmg events organises more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates every year. The company’s portfolio of products includes many industry-leading events in the energy, construction, hospitality & design, coatings and transportation sectors. ADIPEC, The Big 5, 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, UAE, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT, www.dmgt.co.uk), one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom.