This was disclosed yesterday by the General Manager, ElanExpo International Trade Fairs, Nihat Suer AY.
Scheduled for 2nd-4th, November, 2017, the exhibition is expected to open up investment opportunities in the nation’s built industry as well as other value chain.
The Project Coordinator, Nigeria Build Expo, Jude Chime, at a press briefing to announce the exhibition, explained that the expo, will bring together important building professionals of Nigeria, international manufacturers around the world, services and technologies providers to explore opportunities in one of the fast developing sectors in the country.
He added that there has been a rapid growth in the last 20 years in the construction industry and important projects in the country, adding that the build expo was considered to meet the growing demands in the sector.
Citing the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report, Chime said the annual growth in the construction sector is 13 per cent, attributable to 2020 and 2043 master plans of the state.
“According to these plans, infrastructure investments, renewable
energy, housing projects, production facilities, health and education
complexes will be finalised until 2043 and these entire projects
positively affect national construction sector.
“All these developments take the interest of foreign companies to
Nigeria. The companies that want to take part in Nigeria market are
looking for new partners in the country. BuildExpo gives investors the
opportunity to take part in this growing market”, he added.
According to the firm, this year’s expo is hinged on stronger international partnership with delegations from Egypt, Turkey, Poland, India, Italy, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, China among others.
“It will bring together important professionals around the world.
This event will give us opportunities to network with foreign
investors and explore other areas of investments apart from oil. The
workshops have also been certified by professionals.
“Sharing knowledge is the key for development. That is why Elan
Expo brings all sector together for development with sectoral