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Business & Money | Monday 24 June, 2024 1:30 pm |

GBB Venture is all set to host the 15th Real Estate Development Summit Saudi Arabia: Europe Edition

GBB Venture is all set to host the 15th Real Estate Development Summit Saudi Arabia: Europe Edition on the 4th and 5th of July 2024 at Palau de Congressos, Palma de Mallorca, Palma - Spain. With a pre-qualified, elite attendance of over 100+ Saudi Arabian Project Companies and 80 Global Solution Providers from across 30 countries, this summit is all set to bring together the decision makers working on some of the largest and most talked-about projects in Saudi Arabia as well as global pool of innovative suppliers.

Under the exciting theme "Connecting Beyond Boundaries," the summit promises an engaging lineup of stellar speakers and sessions with the opening session by Sir Peter Cook talking about "Enjoyable Architecture," followed by interview series hosted by Reina Takla, Business Editor at Arab News (also one of media partners) featuring Chief Challengers - Hicham Hassouni, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer - Boutique Group and Saeed Al Nahdi, CEO - Sumou Holding. The use of AI and VR in BIM design processes is highlighted by Mohammed Adib, Chief Design Officer - Dewan Architects & Engineers while Pablo M. Vidarte, CEO & Founder - Bioo talks about The Dawn of the Biotech City. 

The panel discussion on “Setting Saudi Above the Competing Boundaries,” led by Joe Tabet, Managing Partner, JT & Partners will delve into aspects of design that have redefined Saudi Arabia's real estate market. Panelists Amr F Younes, Head of City Design & Construction – KAEC, Dr. Ahmed Khan Alhashimi, Executive Director of Engineering Affairs - Sumou Real Estate, Navdeep Hanjra, Vice President of the Planning and Development – Royal Commission for AlUla and Zak Ayache, Executive Director - Design Center of Excellence - Nakheel will further add on how the Kingdom has emerged as a leader in the region.

Another subject of discussion “Procurement Beyond Boundaries,” masterfully tackles the issue of meeting product demands at an international level for the projects in Saudi. Moderated by Maroun Deeb - Head of Project and Development Services, KSA & Bahrain – JLL, expert panellists from vast experiences, join him on this, namely, Jacob Rinard, Vice President - Program Director - Parsons, Saudi Arabia, Eng, Bakr Sindi, Chief Supply Chain Officer – Consultant, Sam Achampong, Regional Managing Director - CIPS MENA and Fadi Yanni, Delivery Director - JASARA Program Management Company.


Adding to this, expert designers share their stories of how they have created Design Defying Boundaries in a series of presentations by

  • Edward McIntosh Regional Design Director, Middle East - Atkins
  • Jason Speechly, Design Director - RMJM
  • Philippe Starck, Founder – STARCK and
  • William McDonough, Chief Executive - McDonough Innovation


The uniquely crafted agenda gives much space and importance to not just networking, but also fun and strategized networking. The signature meetings, being the key offering of the summit are pre-matched and arranged at the event based on a huge list of determined and specific business requirement of all participants ensuring the highest quality and delivering true networking value. Suppliers at the event offer a myriad of products and services focused on sustainability, luxury, innovation and everything in between. 17 media and association partners further add to the reach and branding. 

"Saudi Arabia is transitioning to one of the historic moments of the time and reposition itself as one of the most progressive, high-tech, sustainable and luxurious countries in the world. GBB's efforts and initiatives are a small part of this journey and we are grateful to the industry for honouring us with this opportunity" - Ravi Kumar Chandran, Managing Director - GBB Venture.

With a packed 2-day agenda, the 15th Real Estate Development Summit promises to be an exclusive and dynamic summit, spotlighting elite projects in Saudi Arabia and discovering exciting new business prospects within the region.

For further inquiries, please contact: marketing@gbbventure.com & follow us for more such exciting updates.


Summit: 15th Real Estate Development Summit - Saudi Arabia | Europe Edition

Date: 4th & 5th of July, 2024  

Venue: Palau de Congressos de Palma, Palma de Mallorca Spain


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