21/08/2017 – News / Glass / Gulf Glass / Middle East / dmg Events
The GCC’s leading glass event kicks off in Dubai next month
Gulf Glass – the largest flat and container glass event in the GCC region – is returning to the Dubai World Trade Center this year from 25-27 September. The one-stop-shop for all things glass, will host suppliers of finished products; glass production technology and machinery; glass processing and finishing solutions; measurement, testing and control technology; tools; replacements and spare parts, as well as auxiliary equipment and fitting.
According to recent reports, the global glass market is emphatically on the rise. “The flat glass market is expected to exceed US$134 billion by 2023, while the global construction glass market will reach over US$121.8bn in the next five years, growing at a CAGR of 7.1 per cent,” remarked Muhammed Kazi, Event Director of Gulf Glass. “Indeed, the demand for innovative and green solutions for the built environment is surging in the region; and glass – a sustainable and fully recyclable material – is the perfect solution to today’s challenges, providing energy-efficient cooling and lighting systems,” he explained.
Gulf Glass 2017 will feature over 140 regional and international exhibiting brands, displaying the latest products and solutions for industry professionals in the Middle East. Some major industry names participating at the event this year include Mountain Glass, Tec Pro, Glass Source, Mega Enterprise, Glaver Gulf, Electro Glass, and HIET, whose General Manager – Marcel Dagher – described the event as a “premiere glass exhibition” that had “emerged as a principal meeting place for the global industry”.
The biennial event welcomed an impressive 4,381 visitors in 2015, bringing together 127 exhibiting brands from 20 countries. At the time, Karim Nasser, Regional Director at RWL, remarked that he was “overwhelmed” with the nuber of exhibitors and the potential of the event. He described Gulf Glass as “a great exhibition to look out for new industry trends and meet with industry professionals”.
Organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa, Gulf Glass 2017 is co-located with The Big 5 Outdoor, Design & Build Show, FM Expo, and Windows, Doors & Façades, and runs at the DWTC’s Halls 4 and 5 from 25-27 September.
To find out more about the event, visit: www.gulf-glass.com