Sri Lanka’s one stop shop for all facets of construction, CONSTRUCTION EXPO 2012, showcasing the best in construction, both locally and internationally is set to be held on the 29th, 30th June & 01st of July 2012 at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre, Colombo. The event, which is one of a kind held in the entirety of the Island will provide the most comprehensive opportunity for exhibitors and visitors alike to witness the latest marvels in technology, design, equipment and all other spheres related to the industry on one solid platform.
The event is jointly organized by the Presidential award winning exhibition and conference organizer, Lanka Exhibition and Conference Services (LECS) in partnership with the Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB). The event is regarded as a hub, providing a meeting point to all major players in the construction industry both locally and internationally. The upturn in the economy after the end of three decades of conflict has opened a new paradigm for investors and entrepreneurs alike in the form of virgin untouched territories in the North and the East. The event will provide far reaching access points to all stakeholders and parties interested in exploring the beauty of the Northern Eastern boundaries of the country. The Organizers have planned numerous promotional campaigns to bring down investors and entrepreneurs from these areas.
The event will witness the best that is offered internationally with an all inclusive Indian Pavilion that would have the participation of key players in the industry hailing from Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata and Gujarat taking centre stage. Participation from other countries like Japan, Singapore, China, New Zealand, Korea & Italy will all add to the value and glamour of the unparalleled event.
Sri Lanka being considered a hub for ports from time immemorial has only helped with more attention to infrastructural needs being given by both state and non state actors. The building of roads, highways, bridges that helps erase gaps between communities and territories have all taken centre stage in the post war development activities in our Island nation. CONSTRUCTION EXPO 2012 will exactly cater to be the most pivotal meeting point for all those concerned and interested and want to be a part of the infrastructural boom the country is gradually witnessing.
The President of CIOB, Dr. Rohan Karunaratne is of the opinion that the event will be on par with the best exhibitions held around the globe. “We want to make this event the hub for all those interested in the industry. Sri Lanka is a beautiful nation and we have peace here.
We intend on showcasing the best platform for all our participants and an unparallel experience to all those visiting the exhibition.
For the first time in the recent history of the event, visitors and participants of CONSTRUCTION EXPO 2012 will experience a new dimension to the construction industry in the form of a construction symposium. The symposium will include the most innovative and modern technology and showcase a variety of ideas and equipment related to the industry under one roof. This will provide all those who witness the symposium a once in a life time opportunity to experience the marvels of technology and its applications. The symposium will comprise of comprehensive session which will educate all participants with a multitude of facets of the industry. During the 03 days session’s participants will have the opportunity to engage and learn about the latest trends, developments and technologies related to the industry.
Imran Hassan Director of LECS reiterated their commitment to excellence “our aim is to provide the best possible platform to share ideas technologies and new developments under one roof. At “Construction Expo” our main aim is to give all stakeholders the best possible mileage, visitors will see a plethora of innovations, they will also have the opportunity to witness all aspects of the construction industry and the best brand names in the region under one roof”
CONSTRUCTION EXPO 2012 will attract many key players in the construction industry who include but are not limited to Architects, Designers, Providers of Raw Material, Engineers, Construction Equipment manufacturers and Service providers, Property Managers, Planners, and Quantity Surveyors etc. As in the case of all trade fairs it will provide a platform to create sales leads, building of brand awareness, creating of a network within players of the industry, and give a full understanding of the target market that the participants wish to educate and serve.
The Main Sponsor of the event is True Value Products (PVT) Ltd, the Main Sponsor of the Construction Equipment & Machinery Asia (CME Asia) – Hovael Holdings (Pvt) Ltd & Doosan. Hatton National Bank is the Official Banker, also MN Homes and Constructions, Designer Roller Doors, are the Official Sponsors for the event. Official Sinhala magazine-Gedora, and International Publications such as Construction World, Construction Technologies are partnering the event as International magazine partners and Inotrend International joins as the Official E – partner. The event is endorsed and supported by the Ministry of Construction Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities, The Ministry of Economic Development, The Ministry of Land and land development, The Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Labor and Labor Relations, the Board of Investment Sri Lanka, The Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka, Chamber of Construction Industry, Sri Lanka, Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, Organization of Professional Association of Sri Lanka, the Yaalpaanam Chamber of Commerce and the Batticaloa Chamber of Commerce,
The event is set to be by far the best in its series and will cater to the South Asian niche that it has created bringing in world renowned players of the industry under a single roof giving the visitor and participant an unparalleled opportunity to be a part of an event of this magnitude.