1 day / 4 panels
25 speakers / 16 awards
1 gala awards dinner

7 November 2017

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Gold Sponsor

LACASA Architects & Engineering Consultants

LACASA is a quality-driven international Architectural & Engineering firm based in Dubai with offices in Qatar, KSA, Syria, Libya, Sudan, and Australia.

Founded only eight years ago by Emad Jaber & Nabil Al Khaja, LACASA has become one of the most accomplished multidisciplinary Architectural Design firms in the region with a diverse portfolio spanning all types of developments.


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Hill International

Hill International’s mission is to be the very best professional services firm in the world helping our clients minimize the risks inherent in the construction process. As a pioneer of the construction claims industry, we understand what it takes to avoid expensive schedule delays and cost overruns and deliver a successful project. We have a thorough understanding of what can go wrong on a construction project or program because for nearly four decades we’ve helped avoid or resolve problems in almost every market sector. Our approach to project management is to minimize risk from the earliest stages of a project and to provide our clients with independent and objective guidance from concept through completion.



CKR Consulting Engineers



iGuzzini Illuminazione is an international group that was set up in 1959 and which, today, is leader of the architectural lighting industry, with approximately 1,300 employees in charge of studying, designing and manufacturing indoor and outdoor lighting systems in partnership with the best architects, lighting designers, designers and research centres from across the globe. The company headquarters are situated in Italy and the brand has operational offices in over 20 different countries across 5 continents.

For iGuzzini, light makes it possible to create places that are safer, more convivial and more comfortable. Light determines a person’s mood, the colours and shapes found in nature and in artworks. This is why iGuzzini’s mission is Social innovation through lighting.

Since the opening of the Middle East’s Branch in 2008, iGuzzini boasts a solid presence in the region.




Nora systems, Inc., develops, produces and markets resilient rubber floors under the brand name nora. Headquartered in Weinheim, Germany, nora has been shaping the development of rubber floor coverings for over 60 years as a leading manufacturer worldwide. nora systems, Inc. recognizes its social responsibility toward the environment and its commitment to sustainability. For years, the company has given environmental stewardship the same priority as all other company objectives as it makes and sells products that are as ecologically compatible as possible in terms of content, manufacturing, use and disposal.



P&T Architects and Engineers


Seed Engineering Consultants

SEED Engineering Consultants was formed in early – 2005 with a vision to bridge the gap in this field of Building Engineering and to positively impact the various parameters related to the design of MEP Engineering Services. Our focus on quality in design and deliverables has lent us credibility that currently takes us to landmark projects in Middle-East, Africa and the Indian sub-continent. Sustainable & Energy-Efficient Design, the principle on which SEED is based, is a core motive and our sustainability group within SEED Engineering lends management & advisory services to a number of Green Building projects in UAE and India.






WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is one of the world’s leading professional services consulting firms, with 31,000 staff, based in more than 500 offices, across 39 countries. Together we provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources.

With 1,450 people in the Middle East, we are involved in many high profile projects including the Dubai Mall Expansion, Dubai; Orbital highway Contract 1, Qatar; Makkah Public Transport Program, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Doha Metro, Qatar; Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Phase 1, Dubai; Qatar Rail Strategic Program Management, Qatar; Rabigh PP2, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; New York University, Abu Dhabi; Al Mutlaa Housing Project, Kuwait; Seventh Heaven at Al Barari, Dubai and Al Wakrah Bypass Road, Qatar.




AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital.

For six years, we have been ranked the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. Fortune magazine has recognized AECOM as a World’s Most Admired Company for three consecutive years.

We have been in the Middle East since 1948 and are one of the largest planning, design and project management firms in the region. With our global reach, we continue to deliver many of the large, complex and multi-disciplinary projects that are being developed throughout the region.

With a team of nearly 4,000 professionals in the Gulf, we cover a broad industry focus including buildings, transportation, infrastructure, water and urban developments. Our core services include architecture, construction services, cost management, design and planning, economics, engineering, environmental services and program management. Within these core services, our team of experts provide project specific solutions to the complex problems our clients face.





Cavendish Maxwell

Cavendish Maxwell is a highly respected, independent firm of chartered surveyors and property consultants focusing on property services throughout the Middle East and Africa. Established in 2008, Cavendish Maxwell has grown into one of the region’s largest and highest profile property consultancies, employing over 60 people across 8 departments.

We offer a comprehensive range of property services and our various teams provide valuation, agency, advisory, research and building consultancy services across all property types and sectors.

Our experience covers valuations, property investment, fund management, disposals and acquisitions, rent reviews, lease renewals, development appraisals, advisory, market research, property data services, feasibility studies and building consultancy.




The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction.

We are the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

We accredit university degrees, educational courses and training. Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.




We’re the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

With offices covering the major political and financial centres of the world, our market presence means we’re ideally placed to influence policy and embed standards at a national level.

We work at a cross-governmental level, delivering a single, international standard that will support a safe and vibrant marketplace in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, for the benefit of all.

We accredit 125,000 qualified and trainee professionals and any individual or firm registered with us is subject to our quality assurance. We’re proud of our reputation and we guard it fiercely, so clients who work with our registered professionals can have confidence in the quality and ethics of the services they receive.




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