ABU DHABI, 16th August, 2022 (WAM) — The highly anticipated events, Middle East Design & Build Week (MEDBW) and Middle East Manufacturing & Technology Expo (MEMT) are gearing up to bring the construction, design, manufacturing and technology industries together in September.
Co-hosted by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and CONNECT, the events aim to accelerate technological advancements in the construction, design and manufacturing industry through a showcase of innovative solutions from 12 to September 14, 2022 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. (ADNEC).
The events have received support from leading government agencies and industry associations, such as the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), the Department Abu Dhabi Economic Development (ADDED), Ministry of Economy, UAE Chambers. , Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), British Contract Furnishing Association, Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC ) and Etihad Airways.
With the participation of the world’s leading manufacturers and their dealers serving the full spectrum of construction, manufacturing and technology, the exhibits will feature products and solutions from Airtron LLC, Al Mahbara Digital Audio-Visual Systems Trading LLC, Al Masaood LLC, AVEVA Select Gulf, Solid World Middle East DMCC, Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone Authority, Advanced Products of Sand LLC, Emirates Steel Arkan, Global Gypsum Co. LLC, Salalah, INECO INC., Memaar Building Systems, Map Radar Software Trading LLC and many other companies.
As part of Abu Dhabi’s industrial strategy to strengthen the emirate’s position as the region’s most competitive industrial hub, the Government of Abu Dhabi has announced an investment of AED10 billion (2 .72 billion dollars) in six industrial programs. This decision is expected to increase the size of the manufacturing sector to AED 172 billion by 2031. The initiatives of the strategy focus on the main manufacturing sectors, namely chemicals, machinery, electric power, electrical equipment , transportation, food and pharmaceuticals.
To spur growth and innovation in the manufacturing sector, the government plans to invest in the Industry 4.0 program by adopting new technologies and processes, a digital geographic information system (GIS) mapping program, a local supply chain program, a value chain development program to stimulate local infrastructure development, the circular economy program and the talent development program.
Highlighting the role of MEDBW and MEMT in the development of the construction and manufacturing industry, Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Managing Director of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said: today, Abu Dhabi is leading an economic transformation driven by technological reforms. in manufacturing and industrial growth. To strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as a global hub of the fourth industrial revolution, the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry is delighted to present a range of opportunities to leverage technologies and solutions innovative. Week and Middle East Manufacturing & Technology Expo are expected to strengthen national strategies by presenting a business platform for construction, design, manufacturing and industrialization sectors to meet for three days to develop business, collaborate, network and learn.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), the events strategic partner, is instrumental in driving economic growth and diversity across various sectors that advance the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. Some of their initiatives include support for Industry 4.0, making it easier to do business with MSMEs, accelerating the pace of technological transformation in the industrial sector and sharing best practices to design and launch incentive packages to advance the transition to Industry 4.0 applications, the “Abu Dhabi Innovates” framework to improve the innovation framework in the emirate.
Over three days of events, a series of thought-provoking talks and informative workshops will bring industry leaders together to discuss strategies and initiatives for the growth of the construction, design and manufacturing sectors. Experts from the Ministry of Economy, AESG, American University in Dubai, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, RIBA, Simone de Gale Architects, Schueco Middle East and VOX will shed light on topics such as the outlook for the construction market, trends shaping the construction industry, the future of technology in architecture, innovation in design, smart space for a smart life in the Construction Talks forum. Additionally, an exclusive construction workshop will cover BIM+ digital technologies to create a smart sustainable future.
Prominent industry influencers, senior executives and executives from Emirates Steel, Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, Al Masaood LLC and many other companies will provide valuable insights during the Design Talks session on building a safer future for construction, the 3D printing collaboration for construction, sustainable architecture, sustainable construction and accessibility in design.
The Manufacturing Talks session will feature prominent leaders from the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology, the Emirates Development Bank and other leading companies to emphasize the Make it in The Emirates strategy , manufacturing market outlook, manufacturing SME development, manufacturing workforce and manufacturing financing. sector. The fabrication shop will showcase lean management techniques to reduce costs and increase quality control and functionality.
Aiming to highlight growing technological advancements, both events will host the entire value chain of the construction and manufacturing industry. With a single registration, attendees will be able to visit both events and benefit from numerous opportunities to present, learn and explore cutting-edge solutions in the sectors of construction, design, industrialization, manufacturing and technology.