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About the event

Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit is the largest and most prestigious platform dedicated to promoting and advancing architecture industry across the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Committed to boosting the region’s presence on the global architecture landscape, Leaders in Architecture MENA is the only event which brings together the most prominent decision makers from across the world representing the top global firms and architecture personalities to champion the potential the MENA region.

Leaders in Architecture MENA is dedicated to developing, celebrating and connecting architects, interior designers and senior decision makers from leading international architectural practices, contractors, developers, government officials, engineers and solution providers. Gathering the most senior industry professionals from across the world, the summit provides a unique opportunity to learn from and get inspired by leaders, luminaries, and legends from within and outside architecture, set future business plans and appreciate breathtaking and daring architecture.

Leaders in Architecture Series Speakers

  • Mary-Jean Eastman

    Founding Partner & Principal

    Perkins Eastman

  • Ammar Al Assam

    CEO

    Dewan Architects and Engineers

  • Carson Shearon

    Principal, Director, International Practice

    CannonDesign

  • Jennifer Dixon

    Head of Architecture, EMEA

    AECOM

  • Charles Dalluge

    President & Chief Operating Officer

    DLR Group

  • Daniel Hajjar

    Senior Vice President, Managing Principal EMEA

    HOK

  • Simon Moon

    CEO

    Atkins Middle East

  • Fadi Jabri

    Executive Officer, Principal CIS, MENA, INDIA

    NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD

  • Gary Rawlings

    Design Director

    Gensler

  • Philip Gillard

    Vice President

    KEO

  • Shaun Killa

    Design Partner

    Killa Design

  • Brian Johnson

    Principal and Managing Partner

    Godwin Austen Johnson Architects

  • Marwan Houry

    Principal

    Stantec

  • Michael Magill

    Managing Director and Design Director

    RSP Architects

  • Mustafa Chehabeddine

    Design Principal

    KPF

  • Uwe Nienstedt

    Senior Regional Manager

    SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL, LLP

  • Richard Fenne

    Principal & Studio Chair

    Woods Bagot

  • Phillip Jones

    Managing Principal, MENA, Principal

    B+H

  • Professor Shams Eldien Naga

    Founder

    Naga Architects

  • Cornelia Kieferle-Nicklas

    Managing Partner

    Kieferle and Partner

  • Ralf Steinhauer

    Director

    RSP Architects

  • Raya Ani

    Founder,RAW-NYC

    2017 President, AIA Middle East

  • Kourosh Salehi

    Design Director

    X-Architects

  • Baharash Bagherian

    Founder & Design Director

    Baharash Architecture

  • Muhammad Binghatti Aljbori

    CEO & Head of Architecture

    Binghatti Developers

  • Chris Jones

    Partner

    10 Design

  • Ignacio Gomez

    Design Director

    Middle East, AEDAS

  • John Avery

    Director

    LOM architecture and design

  • Lisa Cholmondeley

    Studio Director

    Gensler

  • Dr. Bhakti More

    Associate Professor

    Manipal Academy of Higher Education

  • Cristiano Luchetti

    Assistant Professor

    American University of Sharjah

  • Dr. Anna Cornaro

    Associate Professor,American University in Dubai & Partner & Founder,COdESIGN

  • Zayad Motlib

    Founder, AmorphouStudio

    Founder, d-NAT - Dubai Network for Art, Architecture and Technology

  • Mary Jane Rooney

    Professor of Architecture , Head of Architecture School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

    Heriot Watt University

  • Simon Chambers

    Director

    NORR

  • Esra Lemmens

    Founder & Director

    Esra Lemmens Agency

  • Emad Jaber

    Founder and Managing Partner

    LACASA

  • Ashok Iyer

    Professor & Chairperson

    School of Design & Architecture, Manipal Academy

  • Dan Flower

    Design Director

    HKS

  • Ian Purser

    Director of Architecture

    PACE

  • Linsey D Thomson

    Assistant Professor - Interior Design

    Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus

  • Shawn Basler

    Principal & Executive Director

    Perkins Eastman

  • Firas Hnoosh

    Principal, Design Director of Architecture

    Perkins+Will

  • Welcome Messages

    Event news

    UAE’s Al Zorah completes marina project in Ajman

    Al Zorah Development Company has opened Marina 1, a creekside project located in its eponymous mixed-use development in Ajman.
    The company said in a statement that Marina 1 features more than 15 dining outlets and recreational facilities.

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    The best new architecture of 2018

    From the Scalpel in the City to two embracing skyscrapers in Beijing, architecture is heading to new heights this year

    Read more

    Dhabi Contracting is expanding its worker accommodation facilities in the UAE so it can house up to 7,500 more workers, according to Bishoy Edward.

    The company's chief operating officer (COO) told Construction Week that the company, which has $1.6bn (AED6bn) worth of ongoing projects in the UAE, is building two labour camps, one in Abu Dhabi and another in Dubai.

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    Art Jameel Will Open New Creative Complex in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2019

    Art Jameel is set to open Hayy: Creative Hub, a roughly 55,800-square-foot complex in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, that aims to be a community-based incubator for contemporary art, comedy, theater, and filmmaking. The three-story development, which will open in 2019, is designed by Dubai-based architecture firm ibda design and located in the city’s northern Al Mohamadeyah neighborhood.

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    UAE's Azizi to deliver Dubai Healthcare City project ahead of schedule

    Developer says Azizi Aliyah Residences will be completed in second quarter of 2018
    UAE-based Azizi Developments has announced Azizi Aliyah Residences, one of its first major sell out projects in Dubai Healthcare City, will be delivered ahead of schedule.

    Read more

    BNC report lists top Saudi development projects

    A significant number of expansion and redevelopment projects are among the 10 highest value construction projects in Saudi Arabia, according to the latest “Top Projects in Saudi Arabia” report prepared by

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    Saudi Arabia Still Building World's Tallest Tower Despite Complications From Corruption Crackdown

    Saudi Arabia's construction of the tallest tower in the world is still going ahead, despite the recent crackdowns on corruption in the country, which lead to the detention of some businessmen who were backing the plan

    Read more

    A New Beginning: Philip Gillard, KEO, Interview

    In the first week of January 2018, KEO International Consultants announced the appointment of Philip Gillard as vice president of design. As part of his role, Gillard becomes a full member of KEO’s Executive Leadership Board (ELB) and Direct Leadership Management Board (DLM). An accomplished design professional and a certified RIBA Chartered Architect with over 20 years of international design and project delivery experience, Gillard joins KEO from Gensler, where he was managing director of the Middle East office.

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    GAJ draws influences from Arabic culture for Al Bait Sharjah design

    Al Bait Sharjah joined the portfolio of General Hotel Management (GHM) in the United Arab Emirates. The boutique hotel, located about 15 miles north of Dubai, is part of the UAE’s preservation project called “Heart of Sharjah”, a heritage project planned over a 15-year period and targeted for completion by 2025 that aims to revitalize the district.

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    Saudi Arabia awards contracts to build palaces in huge new business zone

    RIYADH (REUTERS) - The Saudi Arabian government has begun to award contracts for the development of a huge business zone in the northwest of the country, asking local construction companies to build five palaces there, sources close to the matter told Reuters.

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    Saudi Arabia begins awarding contracts in giant Red Sea business zone project

    The Saudi Arabian government has begun to award contracts for the development of a huge business zone in the northwest of the country, asking local construction companies to build five palaces there, sources close to the matter told Reuters.

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    The Qingdao Eden Project

    Themed around water, the £150 million park will feature the world's largest indoor waterfall. At more than 50 metre high the waterfall will be approximately the same height as Niagara Falls on the border of USA and Canada.

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    Euronews Injects Middle East Stories In Content Lineup

    Continuing with its focus on Middle East & North Africa (MENA), Euronews has launched a show that will profile the trendsetters, artists, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and the innovators in the region. The show ‘Inspire Middle East’, produced in Abu Dhabi, aims to shine the spotlight on people who are helping to bridge the cultural and business gap between East and West

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    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid reveals Dh7 billion housing plan for Emiratis

    More than 7,000 homes will be built for Emirati families across the UAE in one of the largest social housing projects in the country.
    Details were revealed as Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, the Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, approved the Dh7.2 billion budget for the three year house-building programme.

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    Bahrain's new waterfront project set for 2019 launch

    Work is progressing at a steady pace on the Saada West, a seafront property development coming up in the Muharraq area of Bahrain, with the reclamation now fully completed.

    Endorsed by Bahrain's Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Saada West is being developed by Bahrain Real Estate Investment (Edamah), the real estate arm of the Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat), reported BNA.

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    UK's Aukett Swanke bolsters MidEast presence with new partnership

    A desire for longevity in the Middle East and to provide a continuing contribution to the maturing design and build industry in the UAE has led to UK-based global firm Aukett Swanke entering into a partnership with Dubai’s Omid Rouhani Architectural Design.

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    Omniyat Brings Ultimate Luxury Hospitality Brand Dorchester Collection to Dubai

    The new project is confirmed for one of the largest waterfront plots in Dubai's Marasi district; includes luxury hotel and residences

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    Will Saudi Arabia’s latest megacity venture deliver on the hype?

    In the process of diversifying its economy to become less reliant on its oil reserves, Saudi Arabia recently announced the launch of a megacity and special economic zone called Neom. GRI assesses its potential.

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    MAG Lifestyle awards Dubailand project contract

    MAG Lifestyle Development, the development arm of UAE-based property developer MAG Group, has appointed Seidco General Contracting as the main contractor for the group's prestigious residential landmark, MAG 230, to be developed in the heart of Dubailand, in a deal worth Dh300 million ($82 million).

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    Grimshaw Architects has released the first visual of the Eden Project in Qingdao

    The Qingdao Eden Project, planned for the city on the east coast of China, is currently being designed by the British practice as part of the ecological park's international expansion plans.
    Themed around water, the £150 million park will feature the world's largest indoor waterfall. At more than 50 metre high the waterfall will be approximately the same height as Niagara Falls on the border of USA and Canada.

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    Snøhetta Just Designed the World's Most Beautiful…Fish Market?

    A new seaside edifice in Muscat, Oman, the eye-catching structure nodsaesthetically to the curving shapes of fish and Arabic calligraphy

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    Tender for Czech Expo 2020 pavilion in Dubai launched


    Prague, Feb 1 (CTK) - A tender for the design of the Czech pavilion at the 2020 World Expo exhibition in Dubai was launched by the office of the Czech general commissioner for Expo on Thursday, which invited domestic and foreign companies to submit their bids which have to represent Czech culture.

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    $15bn in deals signed at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

    The deals include financing for solar energy, waste management, and water projects

    Over $15 billion worth of projects and funding were announced at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi and co-located events, the International Water Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition, it was announced on Monday.

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    The Middle East's cladding sector is undergoing an evolution

    Technology adoption has accelerated over the past couple of years, with every industry starting to digitise in one way or another.
    The construction sector, however, has proven to be more resistant than most towards this shift to smarter solutions, and slower in its acceptance of digital approaches to designing and building projects.

    Read more

    Bayut moves HQ to Dubai Design District

    UAE-based property portal Bayut.com said it has shifted its headquarters from Dubai Internet City to a sprawling 9,000-sq-ft space in the creative and innovation-driven neighbourhood of Dubai Design District (d3), to accommodate their rapidly growing team.

    Read more

    Developer awards contract to start work on Sharjah's biggest project

    ARADA says it has hired Jacobs Engineering Group to carry out infrastructure design of $6.5bn Aljada project
    Developer ARADA has awarded the infrastructure design contract for Aljada, Sharjah’s largest ever mixed-use project, to professional services firm Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

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    Ammar Al Assam, CEO, Dewan Architects + Engineers will speak at Leaders in Architecture & Design Summit

    Ammar Al Assam, CEO, Dewan Architects + Engineers will speak at Leaders in Architecture & Design Summit taking place one the 11th-12th April 2018 in Dubai sharing his insights and perspectives on potential

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    Charles Dalluge, President & Board Member of DLR Group will share his insights during Leaders in Architecture & Design MENA Summit

    Charles Dalluge, President & Board Member of DLR Group will share his insights with over 100 leading architects and developers during the Leaders in Architecture & Design MENA Summit that will take place o

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    Ferco Seating will showcase its innovative seating systems during Leaders in Architecture & Design Summit on the 11 -12 April 2018 in Dubai

    Set amidst picturesque countryside, UK Headquarters is based in Shrewsbury, one of the UK's finest medieval market towns

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    LAMM, Award-Wining Italian seating system manufacture will present its solutions at Leaders in Architecture & Design Summit in Dubai

    Leaders in Architecture & Design Summit will take place on the 11th – 12th April 2018 in Dubai giving the opportunity to more than 100 top level architects and developers to network, learn and source thei

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    Testimonials

  • Charles Dalluge

    President, COO & Board Member of DLR Group

    As President, COO and Board Member of DLR Group, an integrated design firm with 1,200 professionals in 29 offices and projects in more than 40 countries, I am excited about the opportunity to speak at Leaders in Architecture 2018. DLR Group is ranked in the top-10 of all U.S. design firms and is 100% employee-owned. In 2017, DLR Group planned, programmed and designed over 2000 projects with an estimated construction value exceeding $3 billion dollars.

    With DLR Group offices in both Dubai and Nairobi, Kenya, we provide planning, master planning, architecture and interior design services throughout the MENA region.

  • Akram Al Mahood

    Head of Urban Planning - Dewan Architects

    I think it’s a good opportunity to meet other people and discuss openly some of the critical issues of the practice and also how we are going to manage business and the clients. Exchanging ideas is very important. It’s a collaborative kind of discussion between people in different topics that is going to develop awareness about the issues and challenges. Networking is also very important.

  • Ammar Al Assam

    CEO, Dewan Architects + Engineers

    “It gives me great pleasure to be part of the upcoming 2018 Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit. Given the current geopolitical and economic trends in the region, architecture can and should be both an agent that shapes and is shaped by the changes, and this forum will be a great opportunity to discuss our role as architects in how we can help create positive change in our built environment”

  • Dr. Hasim Altan

    Associate Professor - Sustainable Architecture of British University

    I think this is an excellent event and I’m really excited to be part of it. I will encourage my colleagues and my professional students to come and join the conference.

  • Hazem Midani

    Deputy General Manager - Sara Group

    The event is very important to the networking we do. We met a lot of interesting people, lot of interesting architects, designers, consultants and developers that are key and instrumental to our business. It was very nice to see some of the speakers that are currently our clients and some of the speakers that we are presenting and pitching too. So, this was very important. At the same time, we learnt several new things. It was very enlightening

  • Ian Apsley

    Main Board Director - Broadway Malyan and Chairman of the EMEA Region

    I think it’s very interesting to have a form to meet purely as architects. There a lot of these events in this region where you will meet real estate professionals and engineers. But I think to meet just pure architects to share stories are very valuable

  • Issam Ezzeddine

    Principal Design Architect - National Engineering Bureau

    I would love to see more summits like this because it is more into the current status of creating more business to the developments of the country particularly in Dubai and the more summits we have the brighter eye you will come up with developing designs.

  • Jamil Jadallah

    Managing Director - National Engineering Bureau

    An event like this is very good for our company in different ways. For example, it will introduce us to others. We will introduce our company to others so more people will know us and we will come to know more people. This is marketing on both ways.

  • Jennifer Dixon

    EMEA Architecture Leader - AECOM

    “I’ve been hugely impressed by Leaders in Architecture MENA, I really experienced the level of engagement on panel discussions and that just demonstrates that there is a hunger in this area for architects to get together and debate the issues which are of interest to our profession and ultimately the interest to our clients so I think this summit plays a very important role in development of profession in the UAE.”

  • Marwan Houry

    Principal - Stantec

    I really enjoyed the group of professionals that have the experience, very eloquent, they know what they’re talking about, we learn a lot from each other, and it’s a great opportunity for us to establish bridges and create a collaboration and teaming with each other. I look around the room and I don’t see a competition, what I see is opportunity for teaming up and to work together with the best clients for this region.

  • Patrick Feildel

    Manager - Nobilis

    We realized that there was a lot of customer that we didn’t know since we are mainly catering for designers, and not enough architects which is a really good opportunity for us. I found the quality of the attendees’ high level, people who can decide. Compared to a normal exhibition, we are closer to people, and it’s easier to get in contact with them.

  • Sam Chee

    Sales and Marketing Manager, Ferco Seating

    “We are delighted to be a network sponsor for Leaders in Architecture MENA in its eighth year as this is the only event which brings together the most prominent decision makers from across the world representing the top global firms and architecture. Meeting these decision-makers is vital for us in completing our objective of expanding our portfolio in the MENA region, by networking with new clients and business partners as well as exploring the market for new business opportunities. We manufacture and install seating systems for conference halls, auditoriums, universities, cinemas, theatres and public areas, we will be displaying our seats at the event.”

  • Sara Qais

    Project Manager and Architectural Engineer - ARUP

    What you’re doing is really not just connecting architects you’re connecting ideas and you’re connecting diverse professionals. Even among us architects we are different. We get to know from this event who can do what and if I have an idea I know who can build it for me. That’s what Leaders in Architecture MENA does.

  • Shawn Basler

    Principal and Executive Director - Perkins Eastman

    This event creates a platform for everybody to talk. Dialogue is always good so this is more of a platform you create that the people can share ideas and share dialogue. Nobody has all the answers but whenever we get together and able to talk about them people can sort of share ideas through them, this is really what we need to have more.

  • Sumaya Dabbagh

    Founder - Dabbagh Architects

    Leaders in Architecture MENA is definitely a great forum to get the top architects in the region to come together and dialogue and discuss the issues that are a concern or a challenge in the region.

  • Suneer Thajudeen

    Managing Director - Grandeur Design & Trade

    This event is very helpful and knowledgeable for me to know what is happening exactly, the realistic things which is happening behind the scene because at the end of the day people only see the tall tower but they don’t know how was it created, why was it created, what was the motivation, and their in-depth feeling to make something like that so it's a really great to opportunity to meet those people and listen to their experiences.

  • Thomas Behr

    Managing Director - SOM

    It’s a very interesting event where Leaders from all practices are coming together. The conference just started and we already got a very good insight on local large business and how they see the architecture developing

  • Yann Dhalluin

    Commercial Director Middle East - Kohler – Kitchen & Bath, EMEA

    All my team met very good contacts in terms of design, consultants. It was an amazing day! We had an opportunity to present our brand and our product. This event will let us build a lot of projects in the region in the future, maybe even around the world

  • Testimonials

  • Charles Dalluge

    President, COO & Board Member of DLR Group

    As President, COO and Board Member of DLR Group, an integrated design firm with 1,200 professionals in 29 offices and projects in more than 40 countries, I am excited about the opportunity to speak at Leaders in Architecture 2018. DLR Group is ranked in the top-10 of all U.S. design firms and is 100% employee-owned. In 2017, DLR Group planned, programmed and designed over 2000 projects with an estimated construction value exceeding $3 billion dollars.

    With DLR Group offices in both Dubai and Nairobi, Kenya, we provide planning, master planning, architecture and interior design services throughout the MENA region.

  • Akram Al Mahood

    Head of Urban Planning - Dewan Architects

    I think it’s a good opportunity to meet other people and discuss openly some of the critical issues of the practice and also how we are going to manage business and the clients. Exchanging ideas is very important. It’s a collaborative kind of discussion between people in different topics that is going to develop awareness about the issues and challenges. Networking is also very important.

  • Ammar Al Assam

    CEO, Dewan Architects + Engineers

    “It gives me great pleasure to be part of the upcoming 2018 Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit. Given the current geopolitical and economic trends in the region, architecture can and should be both an agent that shapes and is shaped by the changes, and this forum will be a great opportunity to discuss our role as architects in how we can help create positive change in our built environment”

  • Dr. Hasim Altan

    Associate Professor - Sustainable Architecture of British University

    I think this is an excellent event and I’m really excited to be part of it. I will encourage my colleagues and my professional students to come and join the conference.

  • Hazem Midani

    Deputy General Manager - Sara Group

    The event is very important to the networking we do. We met a lot of interesting people, lot of interesting architects, designers, consultants and developers that are key and instrumental to our business. It was very nice to see some of the speakers that are currently our clients and some of the speakers that we are presenting and pitching too. So, this was very important. At the same time, we learnt several new things. It was very enlightening

  • Ian Apsley

    Main Board Director - Broadway Malyan and Chairman of the EMEA Region

    I think it’s very interesting to have a form to meet purely as architects. There a lot of these events in this region where you will meet real estate professionals and engineers. But I think to meet just pure architects to share stories are very valuable

  • Issam Ezzeddine

    Principal Design Architect - National Engineering Bureau

    I would love to see more summits like this because it is more into the current status of creating more business to the developments of the country particularly in Dubai and the more summits we have the brighter eye you will come up with developing designs.

  • Jamil Jadallah

    Managing Director - National Engineering Bureau

    An event like this is very good for our company in different ways. For example, it will introduce us to others. We will introduce our company to others so more people will know us and we will come to know more people. This is marketing on both ways.

  • Jennifer Dixon

    EMEA Architecture Leader - AECOM

    “I’ve been hugely impressed by Leaders in Architecture MENA, I really experienced the level of engagement on panel discussions and that just demonstrates that there is a hunger in this area for architects to get together and debate the issues which are of interest to our profession and ultimately the interest to our clients so I think this summit plays a very important role in development of profession in the UAE.”

  • Marwan Houry

    Principal - Stantec

    I really enjoyed the group of professionals that have the experience, very eloquent, they know what they’re talking about, we learn a lot from each other, and it’s a great opportunity for us to establish bridges and create a collaboration and teaming with each other. I look around the room and I don’t see a competition, what I see is opportunity for teaming up and to work together with the best clients for this region.

  • Patrick Feildel

    Manager - Nobilis

    We realized that there was a lot of customer that we didn’t know since we are mainly catering for designers, and not enough architects which is a really good opportunity for us. I found the quality of the attendees’ high level, people who can decide. Compared to a normal exhibition, we are closer to people, and it’s easier to get in contact with them.

  • Sam Chee

    Sales and Marketing Manager, Ferco Seating

    “We are delighted to be a network sponsor for Leaders in Architecture MENA in its eighth year as this is the only event which brings together the most prominent decision makers from across the world representing the top global firms and architecture. Meeting these decision-makers is vital for us in completing our objective of expanding our portfolio in the MENA region, by networking with new clients and business partners as well as exploring the market for new business opportunities. We manufacture and install seating systems for conference halls, auditoriums, universities, cinemas, theatres and public areas, we will be displaying our seats at the event.”

  • Sara Qais

    Project Manager and Architectural Engineer - ARUP

    What you’re doing is really not just connecting architects you’re connecting ideas and you’re connecting diverse professionals. Even among us architects we are different. We get to know from this event who can do what and if I have an idea I know who can build it for me. That’s what Leaders in Architecture MENA does.

  • Shawn Basler

    Principal and Executive Director - Perkins Eastman

    This event creates a platform for everybody to talk. Dialogue is always good so this is more of a platform you create that the people can share ideas and share dialogue. Nobody has all the answers but whenever we get together and able to talk about them people can sort of share ideas through them, this is really what we need to have more.

  • Sumaya Dabbagh

    Founder - Dabbagh Architects

    Leaders in Architecture MENA is definitely a great forum to get the top architects in the region to come together and dialogue and discuss the issues that are a concern or a challenge in the region.

  • Suneer Thajudeen

    Managing Director - Grandeur Design & Trade

    This event is very helpful and knowledgeable for me to know what is happening exactly, the realistic things which is happening behind the scene because at the end of the day people only see the tall tower but they don’t know how was it created, why was it created, what was the motivation, and their in-depth feeling to make something like that so it's a really great to opportunity to meet those people and listen to their experiences.

  • Thomas Behr

    Managing Director - SOM

    It’s a very interesting event where Leaders from all practices are coming together. The conference just started and we already got a very good insight on local large business and how they see the architecture developing

  • Yann Dhalluin

    Commercial Director Middle East - Kohler – Kitchen & Bath, EMEA

    All my team met very good contacts in terms of design, consultants. It was an amazing day! We had an opportunity to present our brand and our product. This event will let us build a lot of projects in the region in the future, maybe even around the world

  • What To Expect

    From Leaders in Architecture & Design

    • 100 Senior Decision Makers
    • 20 Hours of Networking
    • 30 International Presenters
    • Advance Notice of Attendees
    • One to One Meetings
    • Regional & International Media Coverage
    • Controversial Debate
    • Breakthrough Presentations
    • Build new business connections & partnership
    • Unveil new opportunities & secure multi - million Euro projects
    • Maximize your market exposure and strengthen existing business relations
    • Reinforce your market position
    • Be prepared to see new ideas and fresh perspectives to the real challenges you face day to day
    • Get inspired by architecture – learn about the most innovative projects, breakthrough practices and technology
    • Generate quality business leads through high level introductions and meetings with the region’s key decision makers
    • Meet business figures, industry visionaries, celebrities and regional leaders
    • Impact of Architecture on Region’s Economic Development
    • Innovation in Architecture - What is the Future
    • Global Leaders’ Perspective in the MENA region
    • Regional Leaders Insights on Challenges and Opportunities in the Market
    • Tech Revolution in Architecture What to Look Out For?
    • Manmade Talent and Man born Talent – How to nurture both
    • Sustainability Talk
    • Creating Iconic Projects in The Region

    ArchiTalk

    Architecture & Design News from Around the World

  • Perkins+Will Dubai has named Elmutaz Elrabaa as he

  • GCC construction pipeline worth over $2tn

  • The top architecture concepts of 2017

  • 2018 Preview: Developers are optimistic

  • Ferco Seating will showcase its innovative seating systems during Leaders in Architecture & Design Summit on the 11 -12 April 2018 in Dubai

  • UAE ranked 13th most promising economy for investment

  • UAE property developer secures $272 mln loan for mega-project

  • UAE hotel projects worth more than $71bn

  • Saudi Arabia to spend $346m on new educational projects

  • Infrastructure projects worth Dh1.2 billion approved

  • Dubai Municipality appoints Acciona to develop Shindagha heritage works

  • Arada awards infrastructure design contract

  • Construction contract award for Saudi medical city

  • Amorphoustudio's creates a union

  • Endorsement Partners

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