The event is supported by the Muscat Municipality, Global Omani Development and Investment Co. SAOC (Glorei), Oman Society of Contractors,Oman Tourism Development Company SAOC (OMRAN), Origin Oman, Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE), Sheida International Co. LLC, Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Ghorfa), German Industry & Commerce Office (AHK), German Near & Middle East Association (NUMOV), Embassy of the Republic of Italy, Embassy of the Republic of South Africa, Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Spanish Economic & Trade Office, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA), Embassy of the United States of America and Vietnam Association of Construction Contractors (VACC).
The expo will put the spotlight on Oman’s new five-year spending plan (2011-2015): As infrastructure investments continue to grow more development projects are set to be implemented in the coming years the Sultanate takes concrete measures to diversify its economy. The new plan foresees $78bn of expenditure, representing a 113% increase on the last five-year plan.
The major infrastructure projects coming up like the Oman National Railway, Muscat’s Port Sultan Qaboos converting into a full-fledged tourism port, transport and airport development projects, Duqm Development Project, Medical cities, Waste Management, Tourism and Residential Projects.
To cater to these above requirements, the exhibition will focus on Construction Requirement, Infrastructure Projects, Power & Water Technologies, Renewable Energy & Environment, Heavy Equipment & Technology, Transportation & Logistics, Industrial Equipment and other Development Projects. Special Sections include, Affordable Housing, Interior and Design and Building Materials.
Salim Omar Al Hashmi, CEO, Al Nimr Expo, said, “Infra Oman is the ideal platform for all contractors and developers to meet, thus giving them an opportunity to present their projects and achievements and source their requirements. Infra Oman has grown significantly since its debut last year, thus establishing itself as the Middle East’s leading infrastructure and industrial projects exhibition.”
Explaining the main objectives of the event, Melwin D’Cunha, Director of Al Nimr Expo, said, “Infra Oman 2012 is primarily intended to give contractors and developers an opportunity to present their projects and achievements while providing them with a one-stop shop for sourcing all their project requirements.”
He added, “The event is also meant to provide local and international companies the opportunity to introduce a range of their products, equipment, technologies and services to their target clients – the decision makers and top officials of companies in Oman’s vibrant building and construction industry.”
The Diamond Sponsors for Infra Oman 2012 are Al Sokhour ReadyMix LLC, Consolidated Contractors Company Oman LLC (CCC), Doka Muscat LLC, Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG, Gulf Services & Industrial Supplies Co. LLC – Makita, Larsen & Toubro (Oman) LLC, Nafal Contracting & Trading Co. LLC, Strabag Oman LLC, T-Track Saudi and Sezai Turkes Feyzi Akkaya (STFA) Construction Group; Platinum Sponsors are Carillion Alawi LLC, Douglas OHI LLC, Manar Al Omran, Oman Arab Bank and Wagon Pars Co.; Gold Sponsors are Al Anwar Ceramic Tiles Co. SAOC – Al Shams, Amiantit Oman Co. LLC, Arabian Engineering Services LLC – MAN Trucks, Blue Sapphire International LLC – Hitachi Power Tools, Hewlett Construction LLC, Jotun Paints Co. LLC, Muscat Overseas Group – JCB Dancing Diggers, Oman Cement Co. SAOG, PERI LLC, Target LLC and Easy Consulting Group.
Infra Oman in an outstanding achievement had been awarded the most admired event in the Middle East at the CMO Asia – Event Industry Awards held in Singapore and Al Nimr Expo was awarded The Al Roya Business Award for the Best Business Enterprise, for the Infra Oman 2011 Exhibition.
Al Nimr Expo is a well-established exhibition organizing company in Oman, comprising of an enthusiastic team of young, experienced and dynamic professionals, who have the passion and requisite skills to organize high profile events for prestigious exhibitors and clientele. Al Nimr conducts high quality and high-profile B2B trade fairs, country specific shows, corporate events, conferences, event management and festivals.
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