Nigeria’s Largest Construction Event is set to Debut in Lagos


Posted on 11 Jul. 2019

  • Over 100 Nigerian and international companies will exhibit at The Big 5 Construct Nigeria from 9 to 11 September at the Landmark Centre in Lagos, making it the largest construction event in the country. 
  • Confirmed speakers include high-profile experts from the Lagos State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development of the Edo State, and the University of Lagos, among others. 
  • Leading industry associations like the Nigerian Society of Engineers already announced their support to the first edition of the event. 

Excitement is growing in Nigeria for the launch of the country’s largest construction event, The Big 5 Construct Nigeria, which will run from 9 to 11 September 2019 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos. 

The Nigerian Institute of Architects, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, the Surveyors Council of Nigeria, the African Association of Interior Designers, the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Association), and the African Sustainable Energy Association (AFSEA) are in fact among the many organisations that already announced their support to the event.  

“The extremely positive feedback we are receiving from industry stakeholders proves just how important it is for Nigeria to host an international construction event like The Big 5 Construct Nigeria today,” says Muhammed Kazi, Portfolio Event Director at dmg events. 

 “At a time when the country is pursuing an unprecedented infrastructure development, the event will finally bring together influential decision-makers, innovators and suppliers from around the globe for three days of business and networking opportunities in Lagos. 

“The Big 5 Construct Nigeria is going to be a turning point in the advancement of the West African construction sector,” he adds.

Over 100 exhibiting companies and more than 5,000 industry professionals are expected to attend the launch edition of the show. Confirmed brands include regional and global leaders like KELM, ABB, Philips, Crane, Eurotray, Tata, Hilti, and Magna Tyres, organisers dmg events reveal. 

“We are extremely proud to announce that next to Nigerian exhibitors, renowned companies from France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Turkey, and the UAE, among other countries, will take part in the event, making it a truly international show,” Kazi says. 

Beyond showcasing hundreds of solutions for the built environment, The Big 5 Construct Nigeria will also bring a wealth of free education to the Nigerian construction community. 

Across the three days of the show, visitors will receive complimentary CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certifications at 20 workshops to increase their technical expertise and advance their careers. 

The Big 5 Construct Nigeria is free to attend for all construction professionals. To know more about the event (9-11 September 2019, Landmark Centre, Lagos), visit www.thebig5constructnigeria.com.

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