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Business Development Mission to Saudi Arabia: One of the World’s Largest Construction Markets
May 21 @ 9:00 am - May 23 @ 5:00 pm +03
May 21-23, 2023
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The U.S.-Saudi Business Council invites contractors/subcontractors and suppliers of construction materials, solutions, and services to join the U.S. business development mission to the 5th Future Projects Forum (FPF).
Saudi Arabia, the fastest growing G20 economy in 2022 and the world’s 6th most competitive nation, has project opportunities estimated at over $1 trillion in sectors such as infrastructure, real estate, tourism, leisure, transportation, healthcare, energy, and utilities. Saudi Arabia’s newly launched Circular Carbon Economy National Program and the Saudi Green Initiative to achieve net zero emissions by 2060 will provide opportunities for renewable technologies and products to improve energy efficiency.
Organized by the Saudi Contractors Authority, the FPF gathers contractors, public and private sector owners to learn about future projects presented in detail by Saudi government and private entities. Previous FPFs showcased 9,450 projects valued at $704 billion.
Over 40 project owners will be presenting projects at the FPF. They include: Amaala, Diriyah Gate Development Authority, Jeddah Airports, Red Sea Global, Ministry of Sports, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Rural and Housing, NEOM, National Energy Services Company, National Housing Company, Roshn, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Ports Authority, SABIC, Saudi Electricity Company, Saline Water Conversion Corporation, Sports Boulevard, and Water Transmission and Technologies.
Who Should Join the Mission?
Contractors/subcontractors with project management, engineering, quality, safety expertise:
The contracting sector is a key pillar in the development of construction projects across industries to fulfill the country’s diversification strategy. Saudi Arabia is seeking expertise and experience in development of projects in sectors including:
• Architecture, Engineering & Construction
• Oil & Gas: processing, refining, distribution, facilities, infrastructure development, carbon capture
• Energy: wind, solar, clean green hydrogen, retrofitting existing buildings
• Transportation/logistics: airport infrastructure, terminals, cargo area, facilities and infrastructure development at ports/ construction and expansion of berths; construction/ improvement of general port sites, train and road network; building and operation of public bus transport networks
• Sports: sports facilities, clubs, sports cities, renovation of existing sports facilities
• Cultural, tourism/ecotourism, hospitality, multi-purpose entertainment/sports, stadiums, clubs
• Residential districts/downtowns, rural development, rehabilitation of national parks
• Healthcare: hospitals, primary care, medical cities; rehabilitation, long term care facilities
• Education: development of education facilities and sports centers
• Environmental consulting
Suppliers of construction materials, solutions, and services:
The increasing demand for fast delivery, cost-effective and environmentally friendly infrastructure is driving the need for new building solutions, materials, technologies, and services. These include:
Modern building methods and materials: insulated precast concrete systems, insulated concrete forms, advanced methods of construction (such as 3D printing, robotics, modular), non-metallic materials, architecture, as well as third-party tests and inspection services.
Transport infrastructure: traffic, road, and rail safety solutions; road black spot prevention; performance-based road maintenance; rail signaling systems; traffic and transportation engineering; urban sustainability/environmental preservation.
Water: Saltwater desalination, water purification, and wastewater treatment; water tanks and transmission lines development; Sustainable and environmental services; Purification and pumping stations; Sewage lines, networks, and treatment; Improvement in desalination capabilities and capacities.
Energy: emerging technologies related to battery energy storage systems, automation of distribution networks; localization of technology manufacturing, R&D.
Technology: Digital infrastructure, solutions to manage facilities, increase productivity and site safety, training, process automation; smart warehousing, health technologies, constructech, facilities digitalization systems.
Off-site construction: prefabricated buildings.
Mission Fee Includes:
• FPF registration fee
• Promotion of your product/service to targeted audiences in the USSBC booth on the exhibit floor and prior to the FPF
• Private briefing in Riyadh on doing business in the construction sector (legal aspects, perspectives from U.S. construction companies doing business in the Kingdom)
• 1-on-1 meetings with potential Saudi business partners, end users, and government officials
• Group ground transportation to and from the FPF venue
• Onsite support during the FPF
• Business visa facilitation service
• Assistance with follow-ups for 3 months post-mission without charge
• $2,500 per company representative (Council members)
• $3,500 per company representative (Council non-members)
• Expenses for air travel, lodging, incidentals, and meals are the responsibility of each participant.
For questions and to register, please contact Ana Carmen Neboisa at email@example.com
To learn more about the 5th FPF, please visit https://fpf.sa/en.