Four regional firms – Kuwaiti Manager Contracting, Al Nooh Wood Design, and Modern Glass Technology of Bahrain and Espac of Saudi Arabia – have been shortlisted for the gulfBID 2016 awards in the ‘Best Stand Design’ category.

Dubai will host a three-day trade show for the windows, doors and facades industry in September, aimed at highlighting the growing demand of the region’s construction sector.

Key stakeholders including government policy makers, municipalities, investors and experts will discuss issues related to water management and conservation at a conference in Doha, Qatar, in November. The inaugural Middle East Sustainable Water and Drainage Summit 2016, will be held on November 9 and 10.

Dubai has won the bid to host the 69th edition of the World Real Estate Congress, a mega event which will make its debut in the Middle East region in 2018.

Experts discuss smart grids Leading technology experts from across the region will discuss the major challenges in the implementation of smart girds and smart meters in the GCC at a major conference in Dubai, UAE.