Recap of ProTenders' Sponsorship and Participation at The Big 5 2018

Dec 16, 2018 9:59:24 AM
The Big 5 portfolio is known across the region as the largest series of construction events, and culminates with the gathering of 65,000 construction professionals under one roof during the Big 5 Show in Dubai each November. This year’s Big 5 Dubai edition, was yet another busy event, and saw one major addition to its roster of prestigious sponsors and exhibitors - ProTenders, the award-winning all-in-one construction platform. With 35,000 companies, and 51,000 projects across the region featured on our platform, ProTenders is a natural extension to the Big 5 show, by enabling companies to identify the right partners, project opportunities and construction products, at anytime, anywhere.


In case you missed connecting with us at the event, here are 4 key highlights of our participation at The Big 5.

Topics: Customer Stories- General

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ProTenders Signs Partnership With Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC)

Dec 5, 2018 9:44:20 AM

DubaiUnited Arab Emirates: ProTenders, the only all-in-one construction platform, announced today at the Big 5 exhibition in Dubai that it has signed a key partnership with Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure and raising awareness on quality standards in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Topics: Announcements- General

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A Guide for Entering the Middle East Construction Market (and what to be aware of)

Nov 21, 2018 11:06:22 AM

With The Big 5 just days away, we decided to offer a high-level guide for those construction stakeholders seeking entry to the market and how to do so most effectively while being aware of the common pitfalls.

Topics: General

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VAT and the UAE/KSA Construction Market

Nov 4, 2018 3:15:00 PM

 

Given its status as a cliché in the west, it should have come as no surprise to the UAE and Saudi Arabia when Benjamin Franklin’s statement on the certainty of tax finally came to fruition at the beginning of this year.

Topics: General

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The Rise of Kuwait

Oct 17, 2018 10:32:00 AM

In coordination with our participation at this year’s Leaders in Construction Summit Kuwait, ProTenders offers an insight into the country’s construction sector and looks at some of the key projects that are contributing towards its long-term development strategy.

Topics: General

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An Apple Watch for Your Input

Sep 26, 2018 2:51:15 PM

Social-ProTenders Construction Survey

Help us understand current sales, bidding and tendering trends and pain points by taking this quick 1-minute Construction Survey (...and maybe win an Apple Watch)

Topics: General

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Key Challenges in the Burgeoning GCC Construction Industry

Apr 2, 2018 12:08:44 PM

The first quarter of 2018 has seen an upward trend when it comes to the construction industry in the GCC. Key investments are being made into the diversification of the oil economy across the region, primarily witnessed through the keen development of transport and social infrastructure projects that support the various GCC states’ visions. At the same time, the industry is also experiencing a number of challenges this 2018, and addressing these challenges will further open the doors of opportunity to industry players.

Topics: General- Opinion

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How to Manage Construction Waste and Yield Tangible Benefits for the Environment and Your Business

Mar 19, 2018 11:35:03 AM


Waste generated by construction does not just have a massively negative impact on the environment, it also comes with a huge economic price tag. According to a 
World Bank Report, construction waste from building materials accounts for half of the solid waste generated annually. Therefore, it pays for regional and global players in the construction industry to examine their waste disposal methods and make significant changes to create more sustainable ways of working.

Topics: Opinion- General

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5 Cool Sustainability Initiatives Around the World

Mar 12, 2018 11:49:59 AM

Today, roughly half of the world’s population live in cities; over the next thirty years this figure is expected to increase to 66 percent and the Middle East is no exception. According to a report by PWC, the Middle East has played witness to one of the most rapidly advancing urban populations, with the GCC among the world’s highest urbanized regions where 85 percent of the population already live in cities. These trends have created increasing demands for sustainable construction with an emerging need to build upwards. As a result, players in the construction industry can no longer act in silos, and organizations throughout the region have a role in driving a sustainable agenda if we are to halt or slow the challenges of a growing population and changing environment. 

Topics: General

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3 Marketing Tips for Construction SMEs

Feb 26, 2018 9:05:00 AM

Marketing is a core strategic function for most B2B and B2C companies. However, in several construction SMEs, it unfortunately, tends to take a back seat. I’ve been to many meetings where Directors or GMs will say they 'ran an advertising campaign with no return', or that they 'need to raise their company profile to boost sales but without wanting to spend money'. No wonder many construction SMEs do not give marketing the attention it so rightly deserves. 

Here are three tips to
 see how you can prove the value of marketing in your company and leverage it to win more projects:

Topics: General- Business Development

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