More than 8,700 visitors attended the gulfBID, gulfInteriors and the Gulf Property Show, which successfully concluded last month in Bahrain.

The Gulf Property Show, which attracted sponsors and participants as far afield as Turkey, the UAE, Thailand, the US and the UK, raised its regional and international profile by serving as a launch pad for local and international real estate projects.

The seven-day bauma 2016, the 31st edition of the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines and mining equipment, held last month (April 11 to 17) in Munich, Germany, saw 580,000 visitors from 200 countries, a nine per cent increase compared to the previous show.

Spotlight on landscaping solutions The Big 5 Outdoor Design and Build Show, a specialised trade show for landscaping, infrastructure and urban development with a special focus on the design, build and construction of all private and public spaces, will make its debut this month (May 23 to 25) in Dubai, UAE.

The 10th anniversary edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi finished on a high note in the UAE capital with numerous property development launches, hundreds of units sold and more than 15,000 visitors attending the event.