The Big 5

Dubai World Trade Cente, Dubai, UAE

The Big 5 is the largest construction exhibition in the Middle East, serving as a networking platform for construction product suppliers and buyers since 1979. With eight dedicated product zones and two co-located events (Middle East Concrete and PMV Live), The Big 5 provides a 360 degree platform to the building and construction industry. The 2014 edition included 81,401 participants with 2,801 exhibitors from 61 countries. The educational programme was CPD certified, delivering a record 40+ certified workshops, the successful 'How to Trade in the UAE' Seminar and the two-day, high-level Sustainable Design & Construction Conference. At The Big 5 2015, you can look forward to even more educational events, conferences, CPD certified workshops, live product demonstrations and much more.

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EXCON 2015

Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India's premiere industry association, presents Excon 2015 - the largest construction equipment exhibition in South Asia. the event returns in November 2015 for its 18th edition, featuring more than 850 exhibitors and covering over 220,000 square metres of exhibition display area. With over one-third of exhibitors emanating from overseas, the UFI-approved exhibition will feature Country Pavilions for China, Germany, Italy, South Korea and Sweden. Infrastructure investments are among the main growth drivers of the construction equipment industry. According to The Planning Commission of India, total infrastructure spending reached an estimated US$428 billion during the 11th Five-Year Plan (2007-12), and the Commission foresees that such investment is likely to more than double to about US$1 trillion for the 12th Plan (2012-17). Given such a buoyant market context, CII expects this year's EXCON to further build on its success to date, and expects to welcome more than 32,000 business visitors over the course of the five-day event. 32,000+ Business Visitors 200+ Product Launches Industry Conferences by CII, BAI and ICEMA International Buying Delegations B2B Meetings

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World Islamic Banking Conference 2015 (WIBC 2015)

The Gulf Hotel, Bahrain

The World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) has established its reputation as the world’s largest, most influential gathering of international Islamic banking and finance leaders for over two decades. With the strategic support of the Central Bank of Bahrain, the next generation WIBC will focus on transforming Islamic finance into a global proposition by facilitating strategic opportunities, addressing systematic challenges and connecting international market players and institutional investors to the industry's catalysts, thought leaders, partners and institutions. With its strong focus on cutting-edge content, WIBC remains the strategic event for staying ahead of the innovation and technology forces that will shape the Islamic financial services industry in the near future.

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Global African Investment Summit 2015

Central Hall Westminster, London, UK

The Global African Investment Summit in London is a leading international platform, bringing high-level African government and investors to London to discuss investment opportunities into Africa. The event is run in partnership with 6 African Heads of State, 30 Ministers from across Africa, 650 Private Sector Investors, Development Banks, Pension Funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Multilateral Investment bodies and 135 Pan African Project owners, and seeks to drive long-term international foreign direct investment into African Power, Agriculture, Financial Services, Capital Markets, Oil and Gas and Critical Infrastructure projects. The programme agenda will address ‘Transforming African Economies for Global Competitiveness’.

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China Gold & Precious Metals Summit 2015

Shanghai, China

China Gold & Precious Metals Summit is an annual precious metals gathering which has been successfully held for nine consecutive years and recognised as one of the premier international conferences in the global gold and precious metals industry. As China’s largest precious metals conference for knowledge sharing and partnership opportunities, it has convened over 2,500 key players from relevant industry. On its 10th anniversary, the summit will focus on discussing the benefits for relevant companies from the country’s Belt and Road Initiative. Attend this summit to meet decision-makers in the gold and investment industry from all over the world.

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