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Stakeholders to address building industry challenges at BUILDMACEX


Atlantic Exhibition, the organisers of the annual construction trade fair tagged, ‘Building, Construction and Machinery Exhibition’, or simply BUILDMACEX, has partnered the Turkish government in bringing innovation to the Nigerian construction industry.

The firm said this in a statement while preparing to anchor the fifth edition of the fair between October 16 and 18, 2018, in Lagos.

The statement said the event would hold between 10.00am and 5.00pm daily.

The firm, which stated that the event would feature conferences, exhibitions, technical sessions and product presentations, added that it had been endorsed by the National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture; the Nigerian Institute of Architects, as well as the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

Speaking on the purpose for the trade show – with the theme, ‘Building an ecosystem for innovating: Repositioning the Nigerian building sector towards international standard practices’ – the Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Exhibition, Mr Paul Olugbade, noted, “We are passionate about resolving today’s building and construction challenges and believe this event will be a rallying point for all stakeholders, including architects, builders, surveyors, developers, agents, stakeholders, engineers, interior designers, contractors; landowners, distributors, wholesalers and major retailers in the industry.”

Some of the speakers billed to engage the audience at the plenary and breakout sessions are the President, Nigeria Institute of Architect, Adobe Njoku;  immediate past president, NIA, Tonye Briade; President, NIOB, Kenneth Nduka; and Head, Department of Building, University of Lagos, Professor Martin Dada.

The statement added that over the years, the firm had brought together over 80 exhibitors and 3,000 visitors from over 20 countries through its exhibitions. Punch



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