Construction firms to hold biggest exhibit-A A +A
Monday, August 26, 2013
ALL roads lead to Davao City from September 5 to 7 as construction industry players are set to hold the PhilConstruct Mindanao 2013 at the SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier.
Ramon Allado, event chair and former president of the Davao Constructors Association, said more than 180 exhibiting companies are attending the fair to showcase the latest products in building and construction industry.
He said the Philconstruct Mindanao 2013 will comprise of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and providers of top brands in heavy equipment, hardware products, paints, cements, air-conditioning, power tools, safety and security systems, water treatment facilities, and more.
Allado said contractors, architects, engineers, interior designers, property developers, specifiers, consultants, and consumers are also invited to witness the world-class construction exhibit.
"This exhibit is about supporting the local industry. It is taking us a step closer to truly making the regions construction industry globally competitive," he said.
Teolulo Pasawa, city director of the Department of Trade and Industry, welcomed the holding of the exhibition citing that indeed Davao City is a construction market.
He said Davao City offers a lot of opportunities for the construction industry with many factors ranging from being one of the competitive cities in the country; number one for two consecutive years as cited in the study by the Asia Institute of Management, very large land area which is seven times larger than Cebu and three times larger than Manila, reliable power supply, reliable water supply, internet connection, and highly skilled manpower.
"I congratulate the Philconstruct for organizing and holding the exhibition," Pasawa said. (PR)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 27, 2013.