Under the patronage of the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman bin Jassim Al Thani; His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim Al-Abdullah Al-Thani, Minister of Commerce and Industry of the State of Qatar, inaugurated the fourth edition of the “Build Your House 2023 BYH” exhibition, along with His Excellency Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qatar Chamber, Mr. Rawad Salim Co-founder and General Manager of Next Fairs for Exhibitions and Conferences, in the presence of Mr. Abdulaziz bin Hattab Al Kaabi, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al Hattab Holding Company.
The official opening ceremony of the exhibition, which is being held at the Qatar National Convention Center, was attended by a number of ministers, ambassadors, dignitaries, industrialists, experts in the construction sector, and representatives of the media. After the end of the opening ceremony, the ministers, ambassadors and senior attendees enjoyed a VIP tour of the “Build Your House 2023 BYH” exhibition, where they met a number of 250 exhibitors participating in this year’s edition, including the Ministry of Municipality, Ashghal, Kahramaa, Doha Bank and Decor Company. And More, Living Spirit Company, Al-Hattab Holding Company, Nabina Group, Nabina Holding Company, Al-Emadi Stones Company, Rankousi Group, JA&P Group, Bottega Design Company, Euro System Company, and many other major entities and companies operating in the housing, design and construction sector. The VIP tour also visited a number of international companies showcasing the latest designs and industry-leading materials, including exhibitors from Canada, Iran, Italy, Oman, United Kingdom, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, China, Algeria, India, Jordan and Turkey.
The VIP tour also visited the stand of the Education Above All Foundation, which showcased the efforts, works and services provided by the Education Above All Foundation, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and the Committee’s Human and Social Legacy Program, in addition to the efforts made by the Dazzling Generation Foundation to provide education and schools for hundreds of displaced children from Pakistan. and Syria.
For his part, Mr. Rawad Salim, Co-Founder and General Manager of Next Fairs for Exhibitions and Conventions, said: “This year, we were honored to receive the support of many entities and entities in the Qatari society. Thanks to the help we received from various prominent leaders in the sector, dignitaries, government agencies and the local business community, we were able to consolidate and consolidate the position of Build Your House to become a leading global platform that brings together suppliers of materials, products and services in the construction and interior design sector, and Qatari citizens who aspire to build homes Smart and sustainable, commensurate with the aspirations of the future.
Mr. Salim added: “Ibn Baitak Exhibition establishes its pioneering position in drawing a road map for the State of Qatar to become one of the developed and advanced societies. We also continue to work towards the development and upgrading of the exhibition to ensure the growth of the construction sector in the country and the empowerment of Qatari homebuilders. This year, the exhibition welcomes more exhibitors, and is keen to provide services that are of the highest standards from all over the world, in addition to extending the days of the exhibition to continue for another day, which gives visitors an additional opportunity to attend this event and obtain all the information and knowledge they need to launch their home construction projects. Special ».
Commenting on their participation as a main supporter and partner of the event, His Excellency Major General Hamad Othman Al-Dehaimi, Director General of Qatar Civil Defense, said: “We are pleased to be key partners for the Build Your House exhibition, which is the first national exhibition of its kind in the country and is concerned with hosting and gathering suppliers and companies specialized in materials and those concerned with issuing And the enactment of procedures related to the construction of residential homes and public buildings. The Build Your House exhibition was able to grow and establish itself at an exceptional speed to become a collaborative forum for knowledge and practical insights, providing a platform for viewing the best procedures for obtaining official approvals for licensing applications, engineering plans and safety regulations, and displaying the latest equipment and materials used in rescue, protection and security operations. As an entity affiliated with the Ministry of Interior, we are required to provide support and practical guidance for following security and safety measures in private homes and facilities. We are also working to highlight the effective role of the Public Administration and Civil Defense and their efforts to upgrade our services to the highest levels of excellence and efficiency.”
His Excellency Major General Al-Dehaimi added: “We also review during this event the ways of care and attention that we give to various other aspects, including issuing licenses, fulfilling conditions and obtaining approvals after inspections of buildings. In addition, our role is not limited to that, but we also aim to spread the culture of fire and accident prevention and how to act in the event of a similar situation. It is our pleasure to participate in this global event, and we would like to thank the exhibition’s organizing company, Next Fairs, and our fellow partners and exhibitors for participating in this exhibition, which contributes to empowerment and the dissemination of relevant knowledge.”
Commenting on their participation as a conference partner, Mr. John Robertson, President of the American Institute of Architects in the Middle East, said: “The American Institute of Architects is pleased to once again have the opportunity to participate in the Build Your House exhibition, which will be held this year from May 15 to 18, 2023. in the city of Doha. This year’s edition of the exhibition will be bigger and better than its predecessors, as it brings together Qatari citizens who want to build their homes, contractors, consultants and suppliers, with the aim of providing a platform for communication and education. In addition, this year’s Build Your House exhibition provides an exceptional opportunity for Qatari homebuilders to get modern ideas on how to realize their own visions of their homes and implement them on the ground.
Mr. Robertson added, “We should also thank the organizing company for this exhibition, Next Fairs, and praise them for their tireless efforts and creative ideas that contribute to the construction sector and the advancement of the design of Qatari homes. In conclusion, the American Institute of Architects in the Middle East is honored to participate in the “Build Your House 2023 BYH” exhibition, and we wish the organizers and participants to enjoy a successful and honorable global event.
For his part, Mr. Jean Saadeh, President of Living Spirit Interior Design Company, said: “We are proud of our participation in the Build Your House exhibition, the companies and clients we communicated with, and the relationships we established with the various exhibitors in this year’s edition of the exhibition. We also thank all the attendees and visitors for their valuable comments and opinions about the products and designs that we displayed within our pavilion during the exhibition. We would like to emphasize that we seek to provide a unique conceptual experience for our valued visitors, as well as highlighting the trends, concepts and furniture of modern and innovative interior design. We are confident that we will reap positive fruits as a result of the efforts of our team to participate in the Build Your House 2023 exhibition, and that this exceptional event will enrich the visitors’ experience and inspire their ideas.”
Ashghal, the exhibition partner, has supported this national event since its inception in 2020, especially since its objectives are in line with Ashghal’s strategic vision 2018-2023, which is “excellence in providing and managing sustainable and effective infrastructure,” and its efforts to take tangible steps towards achieving the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030. The Build Your House exhibition also provides Qatari construction and manufacturing companies with the opportunity to display their products, expertise and services, which would give Qatari citizens the opportunity to benefit from the services of local suppliers as well as support them.
As a platform for cooperation and knowledge exchange, the Build Your House exhibition brings together leading industry experts, government agencies and Qatari citizens together under one roof. This year’s edition of the exhibition witnesses the participation of the Education Above All Foundation, which aims to change the world by providing educational opportunities for children, believing that education It is the best way out of poverty, establishing just and peaceful societies, unleashing the full potential of every child and youth, and creating the appropriate conditions to achieve the sustainable development goals set by the United Nations.
The Education Above All Foundation will participate in the “Build Your Home” exhibition with an introductory pavilion in cooperation with the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the Human and Social Legacy Program and the Dazzling Generation Foundation, in partnership with Zaha Hadid Architects, and donating 27 tents to be used as schools, clinics and temporary shelters in Pakistan, Syria and Turkey And Yemen, and to support the Foundation’s projects, the Qatari interior design company (Living Spirit) will display an amazing mural created by the international artist Giovanni Bressana. This painting will be auctioned in the Living Spirit stand during the exhibition, and all proceeds will be donated to the Education Above All Foundation. .
The “Build Your House 2023 BYH” exhibition continues its continuous commitment to empowering the construction and design sector, whether in the present or the future, and contributing to its prosperity. In this regard, the annual student design competition for this year, which is held in cooperation with students of the Department of Interior Design at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar; Three short-listed students will be given the opportunity to present their designs to the exhibition audience. 21 students are participating in this year’s edition of the design competition, and the winning designs will be announced and displayed starting tomorrow, Tuesday, May 16, at 3:00 pm.
This year, the exhibition will also host the Doha Municipality competition, which is a competition aimed at testing the information of visitors from Qatari citizens in the field of construction. A prize will be drawn for one winner daily during the days of the exhibition, at eight o’clock in the evening at the headquarters of the Ministry’s pavilion, and the award is presented by the Doha Municipality, which is About preparing an agricultural area in the winner’s home garden.
The Build Your House exhibition has quickly developed into an unmissable event for SMEs and international construction industry professionals, to showcase their services to consumers in Qatar and enable Qatari citizens to fully benefit from all regulations and provisions issued by the Government of the State of Qatar for land development and housing and loan vouchers.
Visitors to the Build Your Home exhibition this year will have the opportunity to view an advanced range of services and products offered by consultants, contractors and suppliers, as well as showcase smart home designs and expertise provided by leaders of the public service sectors. And enjoy the experience of extensive local and international participation in this event, which welcomes exhibitors from the State of Qatar, Canada, Iran, Italy, the Sultanate of Oman and the United Kingdom, and companies from Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Belgium, China, Algeria, India, Jordan and Turkey; Participation in the Knowledge Sharing Conference, which offers workshops, question and answer sessions, and a free self-build education course. The knowledge exchange conference continues during the four days of the exhibition, with daily workshops and sessions starting at 11 am.
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