DecoBuild 2019 ends in new record turnout

58 companies and exhibitors participated

DUBAI — The 3rd Housing, Building Materials, Decoration & Engineering Consultancy Exhibition "DecoBuild 2019" has concluded its activities on Saturday after having witnessed the largest participation ever since its inauguration.

A new record has been achieved by "DecoBuild 2019" in terms of the number of participating companies and exhibitors which reached 58 companies, making an increase of 12% compared to the previous editions.

Also, the exhibition maintained its strong momentum with attendance of thousands of visitors

This demonstrates the strength and stability of the most prominent real estate event across the country and the region.

Organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment, MRHE, the four-day event was a perfect hub for major Engineering and consulting companies and contractors as well as workers in the field of building materials, decoration, interior finishes, and furniture, where they offered a variety of financing solutions and products that cater for the needs of all community members.

This has contributed to overcoming all hurdles facing citizens in order to obtain their real estate finance, in addition to providing housing solutions to them, according to their desires, needs, and financial capabilities.

DecoBuild 2019 was also a good opportunity for visitors to learn closely about the latest residential models and designs, as well as the best building materials.

Sami Gargash, CEO of Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment, said: “The 4,000 square meters’ exhibition has witnessed the conclusion of a considerable number of deals, achieving its sought-after strategic objectives. This is why, the MRHE was keen on organizing the third consecutive edition in the wake of the remarkable success of the first two editions, by embracing everything that cater for the needs of our citizens and their future house under one roof including a large number of suppliers, consultants and engineering companies, architecture and design companies, and government bodies.”

Gargash further said: “We are proud of the 3rd edition’s success especially in providing citizens with the chance to learn more about latest engineering designs and construction services, and to ease communication with various suppliers, contractors and consultancy offices, to design and create their dream house as efficiently as possible.”

Concluding his remarks, Gargash expressed his thanks and appreciation to all partners and supporters of Decobuild 2019, including Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Economy, Sharjah Municipality, Sharjah Directorate of Housing, and UAE Society of Engineers, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Sama Dubai TV.

Boosting Companies’ Position

Expressing their happiness with the participation in DecoBuild 2019, a number of the participating companies stressed that the exhibition has succeeded in promoting and boosting their companies’ position for several reasons. The first of which is that DecoBuild 2019 was an ideal platform for showcasing the state-of-art technologies and innovative services in Contracting, construction, decoration, electrical, lighting, gardens, swimming pools and engineering consultancy.

They underlined their eagerness to participate in the next editions of the exhibition, as it constitutes an important hub for meeting with consultants and contractors, and introducing the services provided by their companies to the exhibition visitors. This has helped them to develop their business through direct contact with customers.

The 3rd edition of DecoBuild 2019 offered discounts ranging from 15 to 50% on the designs and architectural supervision of citizens' housing.

The event also included daily raffle draws on mobile phones (iPhone) for visitors to the exhibition, as well as the launch of a contest through the MRHE’s platforms on social networking sites.

In addition, a number of courses were organized in cooperation with a number of partners, experts, and consultants on housing-related issues. This comes as part of MRHE’s attention to the educational and awareness-raising aspect of citizens and visitors to the exhibition, and assist them in obtaining guidance and tips that help them make the right decisions to build the appropriate housing and use the best and finest materials at affordable costs.

The Smart Home Supplies

The 3rd edition also focused on providing the supplies and requirements for converting homes to smart patterns, through launching integrated packages to enable the complete transformation of smart homes or devices for partial transformation.

Also, the first integrated electronic engineering application has been launched, through which citizens and those wishing to establish housing units or commercial facilities can follow up on construction procedures, the progress of the construction process, the work accomplished, and financial expenses from the commencement of the project until the final finishes, in addition to providing VR-based project models to preview the implementation phases.

The MRHE emphasized that the upcoming editions will be witnessing more participation and events that strengthen the exhibition’s position as a leading event for the residential construction and decoration sector in the UAE as it brings together a wide range of suppliers and concerned parties under one roof. This stems from the commitment of these institutions to developing the housing sector in light of its paramount importance in the region. — SG