Servicing the Western Cape’s construction industry and booming maritime sector this September

2019-08-14T05:44:29+00:00August 13th, 2019|News|

Supported by the Western Cape Government and Host City, the City of Cape Town, dmg events are delighted to announce the 7th annual Cape Construction Expo and 6th Cape Industries Showcase co-located from 11-12 September 2019 at Sun Exhibits, GrandWest.

Over the course of two days, 5 000 industry professionals and 120 exhibitors from both the construction and maritime industries will get together to meet buyers and sellers, discuss challenges and seek opportunities in interactive stakeholder engagement forums and improve their skills through CPD accredited training workshops, presented by experts in their respective fields.

The construction sector contributes R23-billion to the Western Cape economy annually, creating approximately 160 000 jobs. The 7th Cape Construction Expo will showcase the full construction cycle over eight dedicated sector zones including building interiors & finishes, construction tools & building materials, mechanical, electrical and plumbing plant machinery & vehicles, smart construction, concrete, windows, doors & facades, pumps, valves & pipes.

The Cape Town International Conference Centre. Image credit: CTICC

The Cape Town International Conference Centre. Image credit: CTICC

Alongside the expo, construction industry professionals can attend the Stakeholder Engagement Forum on 12 September where, among others, MEC Tertius Simmers, the Minister of the Department of Human Settlements of the Western Cape Government, and Jeremy Wiley the Past President of Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry, will discuss inner city transformation, provincial investment, development opportunities and overcoming challenges to build the Western Cape together.

A big drawcard at both the Cape Construction Expo and Cape Industries Showcase is the free-to-attend training workshops which are presented throughout the shows, where industry experts assist share in the industry’s mission to facilitate skills development and knowledge share at the event.

CPD accredited workshops are available for architects, civil and building contractors, marine engineers, naval architects, ship building/repair, procurement managers, safety managers and more.