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Hugh Lim appointed new BCA chief exec

Singapore HUGH Lim, deputy secretary (community, youth and sports) of the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), will take over from John Keung at the helm of the Building and Construction Authority (BCA). The BCA and the Ministry of National Development on Monday said that Dr Keung, chief executive officer of BCA, will relinquish his position on June 1, 2017. He will become the dean of BCA Academy. Mr Lim will be appointed as BCA's CEO-designate on April 1, 2017, before taking on the

KSH bags S$146m contract from NUS

Singapore CONSTRUCTION and property firm KSH Holdings on Monday announced that it has clinched a S$145.7 million contract from the National University of Singapore (NUS) - to build a research building comprising 16 floors and a basement. The project, which will lift KSH's order book to over S$360 million, is expected to start on April 1, 2017 and complete within 24 months. The project is expected to progressively contribute positively to KSH's financial performance from FY2018, the company said.

Interior design trade bodies act to lift standards

Singapore LOCAL interior design firms looking to move into China will soon be able to count on assistance from the recently revived Society of Interior Designers Singapore (Sids) which has lined up ambitious plans to advance the industry's interests. Back after more than a decade of dormancy, Sids is now working with design associations and design institutes in China and has set up four Singapore Design Outposts (SDOs) in Yunnan, Hangzhou, Changsha and Chongqing. Through the SDOs, Sids aims to f
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FuturArc Prize 2017

#FuturArcPrize 2017: Asia’s Leading Design Competition is NOW OPEN!

#Design a residential OR commercial development on a site within an Asian city of your choice. Each entry shall make a case for how a standalone development might connect with, and restore, the systems within which it is embedded.

REGISTER/SUBMIT now and stand a chance to win cash prizes.

Visit www.futurarcprize.com


Interior Design Awards 2017

#BCIAsia's #InteriorDesignAwards is NOW OPEN!

BCI Asia Interior Design Awards 2017 invites licensed #architects, #interiordesigners and #design #consultants to promote excellence in designing outstanding #interior spaces.

4 project categories: Hotels, Offices, Retail and Residential

Projects to be based in: Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines.

Concept stage: To be completed on or before 31 December 2017 OR Completed: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017


Visit www.bciasiaidawards.com


Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition 2017

Every year, thousands of government officials, policymakers and environmental industry players from all over the world come together at the Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition (MIECF) for three days of activities, information exchange and policy updates. With an exciting lineup of an international conference, exhibition, business matching and networking activities, MIECF offers access to unparalleled opportunities in environmental industry, from the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region of Mainland China (PPRD Region), Asia-Pacific, Europe, Portuguese-Speaking countries and beyond!


Hong Kong Houseware Fair 2017

World of Building and Hardware will debut at the HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair 2017, providing an ideal platform for buyers to connect with suppliers of building materials, hardware & DIY tools and sanitary ware. The fair also provides golden opportunities for professionals like architects, engineers, traders and contractors to exchange market information on industry and product trends.
With over 28,000 buyers coming from 114 countries and regions in 2016, the renowned Hong Kong Houseware Fair is Asia’s largest event of its kind. Coming to its 32nd edition, it is expected to welcome over 2,100 quality exhibitors, presenting a comprehensive selection of products for your home, revealing trendy, chic ideas fresh in the market.


World of Building and Hardware

World of Building and Hardware will debut at the HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair 2017, providing an ideal platform for buyers to connect with suppliers of building materials, hardware & DIY tools and sanitary ware. The fair also provides golden opportunities for professionals like architects, engineers, traders and contractors to exchange market information on industry and product trends.
With over 28,000 buyers coming from 114 countries and regions in 2016, the renowned Hong Kong Houseware Fair is Asia’s largest event of its kind. Coming to its 32nd edition, it is expected to welcome over 2,100 quality exhibitors, presenting a comprehensive selection of products for your home, revealing trendy, chic ideas fresh in the market.


Vietnam Manufacturing Expo 2017

Vietnam's Largest and Most Comprehensive Show for Manufacturing and Supporting Industries


Architect 2017

Exhibition of high technology architectural and building products, technology, materials, equipment, and related services


SUBCON Thailand 2017

ASEAN's Leading International Industrial Subcontracting Event



METALTECH has truly been the flagship event for the metalworking and machine tool industry in Malaysia for the past 20 years!

METALTECH hosted more than 1,800 companies from 37 countries, and featuring 5 national pavilions; showcases over 3,000 latest technologies from 9 specialized profiles. Expanding further by covering over 35,000 sqm gross exhibition space, this mega international machine tool show is expected to attract more than 27,000 trade buyers in related industries such as Aerospace, Automotive, Marine/Offshore, Metalworking, Energy, Electrical and Electronics, and even Medical, from leading machinery countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea and more.

Taking place concurrently with METALTECH is the Automation Technology Exhibition (AUTOMEX), a comprehensive showcase of automation technologies focused on specific industry and commercial applications for all automation professionals.


THAIFEX - World of Food Asia 2017

The 14th International Trade Exhibition for Food & Beverages, Food Technology and Retail & Franchise in Asia will showcase 15 segments, covering 93,500 sqm. More than 45,000 trade visitors are expected to visit one of Asia's largest annual events.

Contact : l.how@koelnmesse.com.sg
Tel : +65 6500-6712


World of Coffee & Tea 2017

The 4th International Trade Exhibition for the Coffee and Tea Industry in Asia returns with a brand new experience! The new and bigger location at Challenger 1 will see industry players with new coffee and tea tools, together with new techniques. The event is expected to showcase a continual growth trend in both exhibiting companies as well as trade visitors.

Contact : j.chiah@koelnmesse.com.sg
Tel : +65 6500-6738


World of Seafood 2017

The 5th International Trade Exhibition for the Seafood Industry is back! The annual event has seen double-digit growth over the years, and it is expected to continue the growth trend. World of Seafood will be held at a new location in Challenger 2 in 2017, and held alongside World of Coffee & Tea, World of FoodService and THAIFEX-World of Food Asia.

Contact : l.how@koelnmesse.com.sg
Tel : +65 6500-6712


Asean Sustainable Week 2017

* Renewable Energy Asia 2017
* Entech Pollutec Asia 2017
* Energy Efficiency Expo 2017
* Pumps & Valves Asia 2017
* Thai Water Expo2017

Renewable Energy, Environmental, Energy Eciency, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Technology Exhibition


Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) wrapped up its 21st edition with visitor figures reaching a record high. The 2016 edition, held from 9 – 12 June at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, welcomed 145,080 visitors from 137 countries and regions. On the other hand, the brightly illuminated booths of 2,399 exhibitors from 23 countries and regions lined 175,000 gross sqm of exhibit space. Not only was the latest wave of innovative lighting-related products showcased but companies also staged the newest applications for retail, residential, industrial, office, hospitality, transport and urban purposes.


Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology

Business opportunities stemming from this growth in electrical engineering as well as in the building and home automation sectors will be highlighted at Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT) 2016, a specialised platform for building technologies.


Manufacturing Expo 2017

* InterMold Thailand 2017
* Automotive Manufacturing 2017
* Assembly and Automation
* Technology 2017
* InterPlas Thailand 2017
* NEPCON Thailand 2017
* Surface & Coatings 2017
* Mfair 2017

Manufacturing Expo is the most comprehensive event for the manufacturing and supporting industries


Bangkok E&E 2017

An exhibition of the latest Thai electric and electronic goods


Bangkok RHVAC 2017

Trade fair for refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning


Wire Southeast ASIA 2017 / Tube Southeast ASIA 2017

Exhibition for wire and cable processing equipment and machinery and pipe, tube exhibition for manufacturers and processing companies


Asian Construction Week 2017

* Concrete Asia 2017
* BMAM Expo Asia 2017
* GBR Expo Asia 2017

Asian Construction Week will feature innovative products ranging from concrete, cement, renewable energy technology, water efficiency management, waste & toxic management, building construction materials & systems, sustainable architecture services, facilities management, security, fire & safety, monitoring & measuring equipment, M&E maintenance and much more.


Oil & Gas Thailand 2017

The only specialized oil & gas technology event in Thailand that brings together an international congregation of both upstream and downstream oil and gas companies.



International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference is a 4 day event being held from 11th October to the 13th October 2017 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This event showcases products like Green Energy, Green Transport, Green Building, Solid Waste Technology & Management, Clean Water Technology & Management etc. in the Environment & Waste Management industry.


Eco Expo Asia

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-hosted by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Eco Expo Asia is the leading Business-to-Government (B2G), Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) fair for environmental protection technologies, services and products in Asia, providing a premier business platform for environmental industry players to tap into the fast-growing Asian market. Entering its 12th edition, Eco Expo Asia will be held on 26-29 October 2017 at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong, featuring a comprehensive collection of in-demand green solutions covering Energy Efficiency, Green Transportation, Waste Management and Recycling, Water Treatment and Quality Management, Green Buildings and more. To register for a free admission badge, please visit www.ecoexpoasia.com/ex/32.



OneBuild is well regarded by industry stakeholders for its effectiveness of connecting local and international market players to abundant business opportunities, bringing new approach to practical learning as well as construction technology.

It is set to provide a highly comprehensive showcase of the latest products, total solutions and technology in construction industry as well as to bring more variety of industry insights to spur new ideas and inspiration on local construction industry.

In addition, more close collaborations have been developed with influential industry stakeholders. Through the active support from officials and professionals, OneBuild is deemed as the most effective business and industry platform, contributing the cooperative effort to give a great boost to the construction industry.


GreenUrbanScape Asia 2017

Asia is home to the world's fastest growing cities. With the region's increasing urbanisation, the global search for urban design, landscaping and greenery to create spaces that are conducive for work, live and play has never been more pressing. GreenUrbanScape Asia serves as a platform for policy makers, property developers, landscape architects and contractors, consultants and engineers, service providers and others, to exchange knowledge on latest greenery and urban design methods and evaluate current cutting edge solutions and technology. The exhibition is complemented by the International Skyrise Greenery Conference, which is expected to draw over 700 top level delegates from Asia.


Engineering Expo 2017

Engineering Expo is the biggest innovation and technology event in all areas of Engineering with the concept : Engineering Innovation with your Digital Life



The Premier Mechanical and Electrical Engineering show in Southeast Asia – ASEAN M&E – has once again proven that it is the biggest show in the region. The three-day event is the ultimate industry exhibition, one that you cannot miss. Get first-hand information and experience the latest technology and exclusive product launches, and know about the latest trends and industry news.
Featuring four power-packed engineering events under one roof, ASEAN M&E comprises of REVAC Expo & Forum (Southeast Asia’s International Refrigeration, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning Expo & Forum), TENAGA Expo & Forum (Southeast Asia’s Premier Power & Electrical Industry Expo & Forum), GREEN ENERGY Expo & Forum (Southeast Asia’s Premier Green Energy Expo & Forum) and ASEAN LIFT Expo & Forum (Southeast Asia’s Premier Lift & Escalators Technology Expo & Forum).
ASEAN M&E is the largest show in Southeast Asia that brings together over 500 exhibiting companies and attracts more than 10,750 international and local trade visitors. With 10,000-sq m exhibition show floor, the number of participating companies and trade visitors continue to increase each year.
The 2018 edition will be another successful yet bigger show in the series, and which will take place from 17 to 19 July 2018 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia.

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