The Big 5 Saudi

Jeddah Centre for Forum & Events, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's fastest growing construction exhibition returns from 9-12 March 2015. The Big 5 Saudi has grown by a whopping 88 per cent over the last four years and welcomed 15,874 participants to the 2014 event – an increase of 52 per cent since 2011. Some of the popular features returning to the event in 2015 include the free-to-attend educational workshops and seminars. The 2015 event will also feature even more FREE educational content for visitors to learn from. Also returning will be the Concrete and PMV Zones, each dedicated to their respective industries.

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Mining Africa Summit

Venue TBA, Cape Town, South Africa

The global mining industry is currently experiencing an influx of pain points. A perpetually increasing energy demand, fluctuating precious metals markets, pressing security issues, and social and environmental responsibilities only tap the surface. As the most mineral-rich continent on earth, Africa is looked to as a resource in solving these growing issues. The Mining Summit Africa will bring together leading mining industry executives from all over the continent to confront and overcome challenges such as overarching exploration and production concerns, as well as those specific to particular product targets, including coal, diamonds, gold, iron, limestone, oil shale, platinum, potash, rock salt and uranium. Attending delegates will discuss the future of the African mining industry, sharing best practices for growth through sustainable operations, efficient and safe E&P and a reduced negative impact on the environment. The summit will allow attending delegates to network with peers, explore critical technology solutions and learn from each others experiences through engaging educational sessions conducted in a comfortable yet focused business environment. The event agenda offers opportunities for critical exchanges through engaging Keynote Presentations, Think Tanks, Analyst Q&As and much more.

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3P Pakistan 2015

Expo Centre Lahore, Pakistan

Ranked as Pakistan's leading event for the plastic industry, 3P Pakistan is the product of significant collaboration among top players of the country's industry. Being one of Pakistan's fastest growing economic sectors, the plastics industry has garnered enormous popularity amongst international players who are seeking business opportunities in the country. The event is committed to strengthening existing and building new business alliances between Pakistan and the rest of the world through an interactive showcase of cutting-edge tools and equipment, a synergy of allied services for more networking opportunities and, most importantly, the quality attendance of trade visitors.

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Propak East Africa

Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Propak East Africa, the biggest event in East Africa for the manufacturing industry, returns in 2015. For exhibitors, Propak East Africa provides an unparalleled opportunity to boost your brand in one of the most exciting business destinations in Africa. This event is dedicated to suppliers involved in the packaging, food processing, printing, labelling and plastics industries, and offers you a unique prospect to get an early foothold in the fast-developing East African market.

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Albania Oil, Gas & Energy 2015 Summit

Sheraton Tirana Hotel, Tiranë, Albania

The Albania Oil, Gas & Energy 2015 Summit – taking place on 17-18th March 2015 in Tirana, and shining the spotlight on Albania’s energy potential – is organised together with the Ministry of Energy & Industry and AKBN. The global platform will bring exclusive updates on major developments within Albania’s energy sector by gathering all interested investment parties together with key Government Executives, for excellent networking opportunities. The Summit will explore: the upcoming licensing round of onshore and offshore blocks; Albania’s hydrocarbon and energy production potential; energy infrastructure projects; investment opportunities in gas, renewables and electricity production; and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) – the most important development catalyst in the region.

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