Top reasons to exhibit

  • SURFACE Design Middle East, the Middle East and North African region's dedicated event for covering, flooring and surface interiors, offers to connect you with thousands of decision makers and specialists responsible in specifying and procuring the requirements for the region’s US$2.2bn active construction projects market.
  • No other exhibition offers a premier platform to accelerate your company's access to local opportunities by showcasing smart technologies and the latest innovations in surface covering to the region's key qualified buyers in 4 days.
  • The 4th edition occurs at the most opportune time as regional governments' diversification efforts are unfolding massive opportunities for international businesses
  • In addition to a premier exhibition, it offers an unequalled combination of high-quality networking opportunities to both international and local businesses. Exclusive pre-scheduled meetings with hosted buyers will be offered to exhibitors to connect decision-makers and contractors (hosted buyers) with exhibitors. Hosted buyers include mega project owners who will attend to source new products and learn about new technologies and services at the show.   
  • The event's collocation with INDEX and Workspace, offers more business opportunities in supporting this highly lucrative market
  • Backed up by a support team with over 25 years of experience in delivering event excellence in the regional design industry
  • It offers flexible participation options that allow international and local suppliers to choose the ideal exhibiting and sponsorship packages.
  • Pavilion packages are on offer for those who would like to be grouped with companies from the same countries.
  • Bundle offers are available with stand bookings, such as a customised mix of online and print advertising opportunities.
  • Exhibitors enjoy the support and constant assistance from pre-booking to post-show participation from a highly competent team of event organisers and promoters who are experienced at running events in the Middle East.

 

MARKET OVERVIEW

With new construction contract awards in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait alone forecast to be worth US$1,097.9 in 2017, the demand for contract floor, wall and interior surface coverings is set to rise as these projects are contracted out. The strong demand for innovative floor and covering products has also come about as a result of the rise in the number of refurbishment projects in the region, especially in the hospitality sector.

  • Population Growth – Young, growing population that contributes to a strong demand base
  • Large and sustained Government investment – The consistently large government budgets comprising investment toward development goals are the primary force behind the economies strong growth.
  • Planned developmental goals – Most of the economies of the GCC have been for the past decade have set in place a planned diversification and development programme individually and collectively that contributes strongly to growth
  • Tourism – The strategic location the Middle East countries as an important transportation hub, the attractiveness of these economies as a tourist destination either for religious purposes or for business or leisure has been recently acting as one of the main drivers to the country’s growth
  • Infrastructure development as a part of the individual and regional developmental plans through their spillover effects on other sectors act as a strong driver of investment and growth
  • Strong emphasis of government on social infrastructures such as education, healthcare and affordable housing

Discuss your participation options today.

Supporting Associations

  • CEPC

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  • APID

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  • UAE Contractors

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  • IGI

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  • Green in Future

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Event Feature Sponsor

  • HP

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  • Treniq

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Featured Country Pavilion

  • Carpet Export Promotion Council

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Maze Sponsors

  • Globecoat - Al Zubaidi

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  • Barrisol

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  • Colortek

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  • Hunter Douglas

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  • Mohawk Industries

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  • Moko Interior

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  • Walls and Floors

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  • Lobo & Listone

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Travel & Visa Partner

  • TRAVEL & VISA PARTNER

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Media Partners

  • Asian Ceramics

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  • AEC Online

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  • CERAMICANDA SRL

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  • Ceramic Focus

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  • Commercial Interior Design

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  • Compassesworld

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  • Construction1

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  • Construction Review

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  • Construction Week

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  • DecorManzil

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  • Design42Day

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  • Eye of Dubai

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  • Eye of Riyadh

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  • eWorld Trade

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  • ME Architect

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  • NA Magazine

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  • Textiles para el Hogar

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  • TID Italia

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  • The Tiles of India

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  • my UAE guide

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  • Wood1

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  • Zingy Homes

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