Haji Hassan Group, a leading construction company in Bahrain, has renewed its strategic sponsorship for the Gulf Construction Expo, the largest showcase for the building and construction sector in the Northern Gulf, being organised by Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE).

The Big 5 Saudi construction show has been postponed to later this year due to the current issues surrounding the coronavirus, the event organisers said.  The leading building and construction event was scheduled to be held from March 8 to 11 at Jeddah Centre for Forum & Events in the port city of Jeddah.

The Big 5 Construct Egypt, the Cairo-based edition of The Big 5 series of exhibitions, has announced the formation of its new advisory board as it prepares to return for the third edition this September (22 to 24). The first advisory board meeting took place last month in Cairo.

With the regional facility management (FM) market poised to hit an estimated value of $29.9 billion by 2023, this year’s edition of Confex expo being organised by the Middle East Facility Management Association (Mefma) is set to be a major forum injecting fresh energy into the FM industry.

Saudi Arabia’s renewables drive will significantly boost its economic diversification programme and see public and private sector investment rise to more than $30 billion by 2025, said a leading regional power sector investor.

MARCH 3-5: Middle East Energy (formerly Middle East Electricity), an event for energy manufacturers and suppliers, at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), Dubai, UAE. 3-5: Futurebuild, an event for sustainable design, construction and the build environment, at Exhibition Centre London (ExCeL), London, UK.