Beirut – June 26, 2018: The 23rd edition of Project Lebanon was officially inaugurated today by H.E. the President of the Council of Ministers Mr. Saad Hariri, in the presence of H.E. Mr. Jammal el Jarrah; Minister of Communications, Mr. Avedis Guidanian; Minister of Tourism, Mr. Bilal Kabalan representing H.E. Mr. Jobran Bassil; Minister of Foreign Affairs, and many Diplomats led by the Ambassadors of France, Italy, Spain, alongside distinguished guests and media representatives.
H.E. Mr. Saad Hariri also inaugurated the French Pavilion that represents numerous French companies at Project Lebanon 2018.
Organized by IFP Group (International Fairs and Promotions), Project Lebanon, the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Materials and Equipment for Lebanon and the Middle East, is held from 26 to 29 June 2018, at the Seaside Arena – Beirut New Waterfront, daily from 4 to 10 pm.
Mr. Albert Aoun, Chairman of IFP Group, thanked the Prime Minister and the participants for their support to Project Lebanon.
“The government’s unceasing support for Project Lebanon is a true testament of the exhibition’s established position as a pivotal business gateway to Lebanon and the region. We also take pride in having gained the trust of hundreds of local, regional, and international official bodies and key industry players that have joined Project Lebanon over the years to tap into emerging trade and investment opportunities in the region,” Mr. Albert Aoun said.
“Our economy and construction sector in specific is expected to gain a major boost following the CEDRE donor conference which has resulted in $11.8 billion in pledges of financial assistance. This step will result in the roll out of numerous construction and infrastructure projects that will shake up Lebanon’s construction industry landscape”, he added.
“We are indeed embarking on a new journey and have high hopes for the near future. We are also eager to witness the emergence of new partnerships and business deals right here at Project Lebanon,” Aoun continued.
This exhibition has become a must-attend event for industry professionals to source construction materials, equipment, and services, forge new partnerships, and keep up with the latest developments in the industry.
Project Lebanon brings forward its flagship concurrent event, Energy Lebanon; the 8th International Trade Exhibition for Power, Electrical Engineering, Alternative Energy, Lighting, HVAC, Water and Environmental Technologies. It addresses the energy needs of the construction and development sectors, including large industrial, commercial, residential, and infrastructure projects.
To provide a wide-spectrum coverage of the latest developments and pressing matters in local and regional markets, and optimize business potential, Project Lebanon is hosting two specialized conferences; Ecorient, the 6th International Conference for Environmental Technologies, Sustainability, and Clean Energy, as well as the 4th edition of Syria Business Forum.
Mr. Aoun extended his appreciation to H.E Mr. Saad Hariri for his esteemed patronage, and thanked attendees, partners, sponsors, and exhibitors for their support. He also invited industry professionals to visit the exhibition and explore vast business opportunities in Lebanon and the region.
Project Lebanon 2018 is supported by the Order of Engineers and Architects of Beirut, the Association of Lebanese Industrialists, ASHRAE Lebanese Chapter, the Lebanese Green Building Council, and the Lebanese Solar Energy Society.