Under the patronage of HE Minister of Economy & Trade Dr. Alain Hakim, the 20th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Materials & Equipment for Lebanon & the Middle East “Project Lebanon 2015”will be held at “BIEL” Downtown Beirut from 2 to 5 June 2015, with more than 400 local and international exhibiting companies from across 24 countries.
Clearly indicating the rising interest paid by international companies and businessmen to Project Lebanon as an effective tool to strengthen their presence in the Lebanese and regional markets, more than 400 exhibitors participate in this year’s edition; including 150 international companies representing 24 countries including Italy, France, Belgium, Turkey, Egypt, Romania, Cyprus, Iran, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Greece, Malaysia, Slovakia, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Chania, India, Kuwait, Lebanon and Brazil.
This broad international presence is supported by several international trade bodies , such as the French Agency for the Development of Foreign Trade (Business France), Italian Trade Commission (ICE), the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus, the Turkish Ministry of Economy, the Romanian Ministry of Economy, Egypt Expo and Convention Authority (EECA), and others, as well as the embassies of the participating countries, including those of Italy, France and Egypt.
This year’s edition of “Project Lebanon” is expected to produce a large turnout despite the turbulent circumstances surrounding the region. IFP Group Chairman, Albert Aoun, stated that "Project Lebanon has become a comprehensive and diverse event covering all aspects of trade, economics, and investment, through our continuous efforts aiming to upgrade the exhibition’s quality through events and activities held throughout the show.”
Project Lebanon 2015 will run concurrently with the 5th International Trade Exhibition for Power Generation, Electricity, HVAC, Alternative Energy, Water & Environmental Technologies, “Energy Lebanon 2015”, and the Fourth International Conference for Environmental Technologies, Sustainability & Clean Energy, “EcOrient 2015”, which takes place on Wednesday June 3 in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris (CCI).
Moreover, “Project Lebanon 2015”, which will take place until Friday June 5, is one of a series of specialized construction exhibitions organized by International Fairs & Promotions (IFP Group) in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, and Iraq. The exhibition serves as a major leading exhibition in the construction and development of the real estate sector in Lebanon. This is clearly demonstrated through the increasing international participation since its inception, in addition to the presence of almost all local companies operating in the field of construction materials, equipment and services.
EcOrient, The 4th International Conference for Environmental Technologies, Sustainability & Clean Energy, which will be held in partnership with the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), will be inaugurated by H.E the Minister of Environment, Mohammad Machnouk on Wednesday June 3.
The conference is supported by a number of prominent local and regional institutions, led by the Ministry of Environment, Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture of Beirut & Mount Lebanon, the Order of Engineers and Architects of Beirut, the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), the Lebanese Solar Energy Society (LSES), the Lebanon Green Building Council (LGBC), the Lebanese ASHRAE Chapter and the Arab Sustainability Association.
On June 3, several working sessions will be held with the participation of more than 20 speakers from experts representing major environmental organizations, and leading institutions in the field of clean and alternative energy, to representatives of scientific institutes and research institutions of environmental studies.