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LEADERS IN ARCHITECTURE MENA
25 - 26 April 2016, Sofitel Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Now in its 6th edition, 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.

  • SPONSORS

  • SPEAKERS

  • NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

    • Pre-Arranged One to One Meeting
      Opportunity to meet potential business partners during prearranged meetings and create real business development opportunities
    • Networking Xpress
      The fast paced business card exchange is one of the fastest, entertaining and effective ways of networking you will ever do!
    • Controversial Debates & Hard Talk Interviews
      Raise the most controversial question everyone is thinking about but afraid to ask
    • Break Through Presentations
      Learn and get inspired from the World’s leading Experts who will share with you their best practices and success stories
    • Advanced Notice of Participants
      Our contact system allows registered delegates to pre-arrange the meetings even before you arrive at the event, ensuring you make the most out of the summit
    • Exclusive Solution Providers
      Only the companies with the highest number of recommendations from our industry network with the best solution to the industry are invited to join the event
    • Product Showcase
      The heart of the event displaying the latest innovations for the hospitality industry where meeting are arranged and deals are done
    • 5-star Evening Reception
      Build new business relationships and open new opportunities in a relaxed environment
    • Interactive Networking Coffee Breaks & Lunches
      Grab every chance to expand your network. What better way to connect with people and businesses in an informal atmosphere than over a great cup of coffee or delicious Michelin lunch
    • International & Regional Media Coverage
      Working with over 100 media brands across the world, the summit and its participants receive worldwide coverage, get interviewed by the most prestigious titles and receive the latest industry updates
  • LATEST NEWS

  • TESTIMONIALS

  • Lara Camilleri

    Lara Camilleri

    Managing Director, Bridgepoint

    “I believe Leaders in Architecture MENA is dealing with so many architects, so many well established companies in the MEN...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Yausif Albaker

    Yausif Albaker

    Principal, Al Baker Architects

    “Leaders in Architecture MENA is a great catalyst for architects to communicate with each other's work and discuss th...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Raya Ani

    Raya Ani

    Founder, RAW-NYC

    “Leaders in Architecture MENA is a very interesting event because it's about the debate and discussion, rather than e...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Marwan Houry

    Marwan Houry

    Principal, Stantec

    “I really enjoyed the group of professionals that have the experience, very eloquent, they know what they’re talkin...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Sara Qais

    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 connecti...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Sumaya Dabbagh

    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 di...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Jennifer Dixon

    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 ...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Tim Makower

    Tim Makower

    Founder, Makower Architects

    “I found all of the discussions interesting and valuable, certainly I’ve met useful and valuable contacts, in the i...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Patrick Feildel

    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 n...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Suneer Thajudeen

    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 hap...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Akram Al Mahood

    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 practic...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Stephan Frantzén

    Stephan Frantzén

    Group Director, P&T Group

    “I think it’s important for any type of education or to open your minds to talk to other likeminded people in the s...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Charles Dalluge

    Charles Dalluge

    President, Chief Operating Officer, DLR Group

    I’m enjoying it immensely, learning a lot, it’s wonderful that I come here to Dubai and I see people that I haven&r...”

    15
    Dec
    2015
  • Harry Downie

    Harry Downie

    CEO, RMJM International

    Leaders in Architecture MENA gives great opportunities for the different architects who practices to come together and exchange...”

    14
    Dec
    2015
  • Issam Ezzeddine

    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 developm...”

    14
    Dec
    2015
  • Ian Apsley

    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...”

    14
    Dec
    2015
  • Dr. Hasim Altan

    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...”

    14
    Dec
    2015
  • Shawn Basler

    Shawn Basler

    Principal and Executive Director, Perkins Eastman

    This event creates a platform for everybody to talk...”

    14
    Dec
    2015
  • MEDIA PARTNERS

  • UAEBusiness.com
  • Timber Design & Technology
  • Architecture and Interiors Panorama
  • Business Islamica
  • Encyclomedia
  • Euroasia Industry
  • Hotel Management Middle East
  • e-architect
  • Landscape Middle East Magazine
  • Trade Arabia
  • Design42Day Magazine
  • Archiproducts
  • AEC Online
  • Bustler
  • Archinect
  • The Interior Directory
  • Forbes Middle East
  • Emirates Projects
  • Saudi Projects Magazine
  • Qatar Projects Magazine
  • architects24.com
  • Europe Real Estate
  • Construction Business News
  • Middle East Consultant
  • Industry Networks
  • PROJECTS COVERED

  • Stella Maris

    Bloom

  • Soho Square

    Bloom

  • Park View

    Bloom

  • Bloom Gardens

    Bloom

  • Bloom Central

    Bloom

  • Abu Dhabi Marina

    Bloom

  • Solar-powered Desert Retreat

    Baharash Architecture

  • Panoramic Eco Villa

    Baharash Architecture

  • Dubai Sustainable City

    Baharash Architecture