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The Big 5 Construct East Africa


"Official Exhibition of Kenya's National Construction Week"
The Big 5 Construct East Africa is your gateway to entering the growing construction industry in East Africa. The launch edition hosted more than 180 exhibitors from 20 countries showcasing the latest and most innovative construction solutions from across the globe including some technologies never seen before in the country. The three-day show gathered an impressive number of 7,118 participants. Following the exceptional launch, The Big 5 Construct East Africa will take place in 2018. Supported by our close partners at the National Construction Authority, the event promises to be bigger, bolder & better than before. New features have been added along with updates to last year's program, so don't miss out on this opportunity to expose your products and services at the event.

Highlights

  • The official exhibition of Kenya's National Construction Week
  • Over 200 global exhibitors, find their latest products
  • 40 FREE CPD certified workshops
  • Co-located with NCA's official conference - ICoRCE

Timings

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (General)

Entry Fees

Free*
For Industry Professionals
* for details check official website

Footfall

Visitors: 7000 (Estimated)
Exhibitors: 200 (Estimated)

Category & Type

Trade Show
Building & Construction
Education & Training

Editions

Frequency Annual
(Listed since Sep 2015)
Past Editions November 01 - 03, 2017 (2nd Edition)
November 02 - 04, 2016 (1st Edition)

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Visitors Attending

Anwar Rutto

Anwar Rutto

Public Relations Officer at Resorts and Cities Nairobi, Kenya
Michael Mugo

Michael Mugo

Support program at Jubilee party Nairobi, Kenya
michael makori

michael makori

Chairman at Antihuman Trafficking Advocacy Nairobi, Kenya
MUKEKA JOSEPH

MUKEKA JOSEPH

PEACE at ANTI-TRAFFICKING Kitui, Kenya
Horace Owiti

Horace Owiti

Business Development Manager at Compulynx LtdBDM Nairobi, Kenya
Elizabeth Khussi

Elizabeth Khussi

Sales Executive at Modern Fittings Mart Mombasa, Kenya
Diana Waithanji

Diana Waithanji

Student at Student Nairobi, Kenya

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5 Mohammed Ramadhan Executive Director at Alkam Real Agency Edition Attended : Nov, 2016

Was wonderful was really educative and opotunity meeting huge investors hoping to get business partnership with them me being in realeastate and property managements business in westlands Nairobi Kenya.


5 Daniel Wanyoike Thangwa Designer at The Technical University Of Kenya Edition Attended : Nov, 2016

I wish to send my belated appreciation for accepting my attendance at the Big 5 Construct East Africa.I learned a lot and I would appreciate to attend another event if given a chance.Thank you!


5 Musa Mwale CEO at Mtaji Investments Ltd. Edition Attended : Nov, 2016

It was a great experience for me being in the real estate development industry. I was able to meet potential partners like yourself with great products


4 Tilas Matta Tour Guide/Travel Consultant at Kairi Tours & Safaris Edition Attended : Nov, 2016

The event was well organized although next time it needs more media marketing.otherwise all was good.


Speakers

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Steve Kamau

Steve Kamau

Project Manager at Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd an ATKINS... Kenya
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Dr. David Kiarie Mburu

Dr. David Kiarie Mburu

Chairman, Procurement and Logistics Department at Dedan Kimathi University of... Kenya
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Nashon Okowa

Nashon Okowa

Project Manager & Chairman Association of Construction Managers of Kenya... Kenya
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CEO, CAD Masters Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Arch. Gad Opiyo

Arch. Gad Opiyo

Vice President, Architectural Association of Kenya Kenya
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Lawrence Mbugua

Lawrence Mbugua

PhD, PMP, Managing Director at Mwanzoni Ltd Kenya

Schedule & Agenda

Wed, 07 NovDay 1
Wed, 07 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMMeasuring Green Building Performance•Main energy efficiency strategies incorporated in the design of green buildings•Methodologies for evaluating environmental performance of green buildings•Assessing the influence of occupants' behavior in promoting energy efficiency in buildingsNickson Otieno, Director of Green Building Standards and Certification at Green Africa Foundation
Wed, 07 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMBuilding Information Modelling (BIM): The Future of Architecture, Engineering and Construction•Successes of 3D in engineering and construction in the face of the current challenges.•The Future of Design and Construction•The Global Village: Advanced collaboration platforms available.Speaker: Emmanuel Maenda, Technical Solutions Associate, Centre for Innovative Technology
Wed, 07 Nov 12:15 PM - 01:00 PMIoT, AI and the Construction Industry•The Internet of Things•The Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence•Relevance to the construction industrySpeaker: Ngesa Naphtally Marvin, Intel Student Ambassador, Intel, IoT Champion for Google Developer Groups, Sub Saharan Africa
Wed, 07 Nov 12:15 PM - 01:00 PMEarthworksSpeaker: Joe Gitundu, Managing Director, Earthman Ltd.
Wed, 07 Nov 01:30 PM - 02:15 PMHow Technology Is Bringing Design and Construction into the Future•Virtual Reality and Design•Use of Drones and Mobile Devices•Building Information Modelling•Digital Printing (Glass)•Collaboration tools for designersSpeaker: Maye Edwin, Developer Community Lead, Google
Wed, 07 Nov 01:30 PM - 02:15 PMAffordable Housing•Upstream•Midstream•DownstreamSpeaker: Arch. Gad Opiyo, Vice President, Architectural Association of Kenya
Wed, 07 Nov 02:45 PM - 03:30 PMThe Future of Building and Construction in East Africa - Focus on Kenya•Prospects of Market Demand•Indicators of a Bright Future•Resilience for TomorrowSpeaker Ouma O. Collins, CEO, Virtual Future and Trustee and Founder - One Vision Kenya
Wed, 07 Nov 05:15 PM - 06:00 PMAffordable Housing and the Role of Urban Planners•Affordable housing and the impact on urban form•Urban policy levers on technology & innovation shifts in the built environment •Critical role of urban planners in realization of the projectSpeaker: Godwin Ochieng, Urban Planner-Kenya, ATKINS
Thu, 08 NovDay 2
Thu, 08 Nov 10:00 AM - 10:45 AMTime and Cost Management in Construction•Why do construction projects experience delays and cost overruns?•What can you do to manage time better and deliver within budget?•Do you need a project manager to manage time and cost for you?•What other areas can a project manager help you withSpeaker: Lawrence Mbugua, PhD, PMP, Managing Director at Mwanzoni Ltd
Thu, 08 Nov 10:00 AM - 10:45 AMVortex Tower: The Sustainability of the Project•How will the tower impact the economy?•Long term vision for the tower•Future implementations Speaker: Amedee Santalo, Concept Designer & Adviser to H.E. Sheikh Tarek M. Binladen, Middle East Development LLC.
Thu, 08 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMTown Planning and Construction Industry•Town Planner Member of Consultant Team•Preparation of Site Master Plan•Development ApprovalSpeaker: Mairura Omwenga, Owner, Town and county Planners Association of Kenya (TCPAK)
Thu, 08 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMDigital Disruption in the Construction Industry•Technology – How technology is playing a bigger role in what we do and how we do it•People – What kind of people and skills do we need to be ready for the future?•Process – How business processes are changing to adapt with the times. Speaker: Bisrat Degefa, Head of Digital Engineering, Atkins Global
Thu, 08 Nov 12:15 PM - 01:00 PMLeveraging on Project Management for Delivery of Large Scale Projects•Role of PMO (project management office) •IT solutions that aid in successful delivery of projects. •Scheduling, planning, resource allocation and contract managementSpeaker: Andrew Mwaura, Lead Project Manager, Sterling Project Management
Thu, 08 Nov 01:30 PM - 02:15 PMCase Study: Project Management of Mega Construction Project in East Africa•Why time and cost overruns is still a major concern.•The need for a competent project and construction managers.•Why foreign contractors have an edge and what we need to do.Speaker Nashon Okowa, Project Manager & Chairman Association of Construction Managers of Kenya (ACMK)
Thu, 08 Nov 01:30 PM - 02:15 PMStanding out despite challenges in the construction•Dealing with unfavourable contract terms•Engaging professionals in the industry for quality assurance•Embracing technology in the industrySpeaker: Irene Wanjiku, Managing Director, Rexe Roofing Ltd
Thu, 08 Nov 02:45 PM - 03:30 PMEast African Market Demand for Project Managers - Construction•Overview of East African Construction Market by segments - (Deloitte Market Analysis 2016 - reference)•Definition of Terms and Brief History of Project Management - (PMBOK-reference)•Roles of Project Managers and Why East African Projects need project Managers Steve Kamau, Project Manager at Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd an ATKINS Company
Thu, 08 Nov 04:00 PM - 04:45 PMThe Impact of Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Project Management•Collaboration within the industry (regulators and developers)•Quality of materials•The balance between manual labour and construction equipmentJulian Omutoko Otanga, Assistant Resident Engineer, Kenya Rural Roads Authority
Thu, 08 Nov 05:15 PM - 06:00 PMProject Management Value addition in a Construction Project•Need for legislative regulation of PM in construction•PM separation of roles in a project team•PM uptake in the construction industryModerator: Lawrence Mbugua, PhD, PMP, Managing Director at Mwanzoni LtdNashon Okowa, Project Manager & Chairman Association of Construction Managers of Kenya (ACMK)Steve Kamau, Project Manager at Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd an ATKINS CompanyEric E. Kigada, Architect Director at B & A Studios Ltd
Fri, 09 NovDay 3
Fri, 09 Nov 10:00 AM - 10:45 AMHealth and Safety in Construction•The importance of Health and Safety in Construction•Personal protective gear and lifesaving equipment •Fire protection and prevention in construction sites•Signs, signals and barricadesSpeaker: John Wachira, Director, Gavity General Works, Limited
Fri, 09 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMMeasuring Green Building Performance•Main energy efficiency strategies incorporated in the design of green buildings•Methodologies for evaluating environmental performance of green buildings•Assessing the influence of occupants' behavior in promoting energy efficiency in buildingsSpeaker: Nickson Otieno, Director of Green Building Standards and Certification at Green Africa Foundation
Fri, 09 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMProject management and Engineering in construction•Practical approach to project control and cost management•Construction management •Construction quality management •Project management for the design professionsSpeaker: Steve Kinyanjui, Managing Director, Swadeb Construction Co. Ltd.
Fri, 09 Nov 12:15 PM - 01:00 PMSustainable Building: Light gauge steel construction basics•Comparison of LGS framing to other conventional mediums used in the Kenyan market•LGS design engineering basics•Local and international Case Studies.Speaker: Wendy Kimwatan, Project Planning & Procurement Manager, Eco-Steel Africa Limited
Fri, 09 Nov 12:15 PM - 01:00 PMFuture of Escrow Services in Managing Projects effectively•Clarifying roles and responsibilities to improve team performance and accountability•Managing client expectations in Construction Projects (on Information, time, cost and quality)•Practical solutions/Approach to disputes (time, cost, quality)-Project Management should not be a purely academic exercise when solving disputes, communicating or keeping timelines.Speaker: Kenvis Kirocho, Construction Project Manager, MIP Project Management
Fri, 09 Nov 01:30 PM - 02:15 PMOvercoming Project Management Challenges through Sustainable Supply Chain Management in East Africa•Supply Chain Management•Sustainability•Project ManagementSpeaker: Dr. David Mburu, Chairman, Procurement and Logistics Department at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
Fri, 09 Nov 01:30 PM - 02:15 PMBlazing into the future with the landmark Awash- Kombolcha-Hara Gebeya Railway Project•The 1.7 billion USD Awash-Kombolcha Project Overview•The Current Project Progress•Future plan of the country regarding to Railway ConstructionSpeaker: Abdulkerim Mohammed, Project Manager, Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC), Yapi Merkezi
Fri, 09 Nov 02:45 PM - 03:30 PMHydropower Renewable Energy Project Development in East Africa•Land Acquisition challenges and proposed remedies•Project financing challenges•Capacity Building Speaker: Geoffrey Nagillah, Associate EIA/EA Expert, Certified Energy Manager
Fri, 09 Nov 04:00 PM - 04:45 PMFly Ash - An Eco-Friendly, Economical, High-Performance Material for Use in ConcreteSpeaker: Nigel Cooke, Director of United Kingdom Quality Ash Association (UKQAA, London)
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Entry Fees & Tickets

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Exhibitor Profile

The Exhibitor Will show product & services like Bathrooms, Kitchens & Sanitaryware., Building Services., Concrete & Related Products., Construction Tools., Conveying Systems., Decorative Products., Electrical Systems., Facilities Management Services., Finishes (Coating, Painting,Gypsum, Tiling)., Fire Suppression & Protection., Glass & Glazing., HVAC., Landscaping Products & Services., Marble, Ceramic & Stone., Metal, Steel & Aluminium., Plumbing & Water Technology., PMV (Plant Machinery Vehicles)., Safety & Security Equipment., Software & IT., Solar Energy., Special Construction(Swimming Pools, Fountains)., Thermal Moisture, Protection & Insulation., Windows, Doors & Cladding., Wood, Plastic & Composite. To view our exhibitor list click here http://exhibitors.thebig5constructeastafrica.com/

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