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Singapore Highlights: Building & Construction Tradeshows 2024

The construction and related sectors in Singapore have had an accelerated growth in market size in recent times with residential and commercial infrastructure activities picking up momentum. As of 2023, Singapore recorded a revenue of around 36 billion SGD in its construction industry, according to various studies. Nueconomy understands the significance of this thriving sector and its potential impact on economic development. In our ongoing commitment to providing market insights, we’ve identified a curated list of must-attend industry tradeshows and events for economic development organizations seeking to engage with this lucrative sector.

  1. BTA 2025 – BuildTech Asia
    Date: TBD
    Venue: Singapore EXPO

    Organised by Constellar Exhibitions, BuildTech Asia (BTA) is one of Asia’s prime tradeshows in building and construction. The tradeshow features the latest innovations related to smart tech in building, fostering possibilities in adopting robotics, automation, and other digital transformation strategies while crafting a more sustainable and efficient future for the sector. The tradeshow gives companies and innovators a stellar platform to showcase their products and services to a large gathering of industry experts and key players worldwide. Participants can also get the latest trends and technology updates and expand and variegate their expansion channels.

  2. BEX Asia 2024 – Built Environment Xpo Asia
    Date:  4- 6 September 2024
    Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

    BEX Asia is a premier built environment expo and education event that enables extensive networking, education, benchmarking, and sourcing opportunities for professionals in the building sector. The tradeshow in 2023 gathered over 7,000 professionals from as many as 52 countries and is geared up for another successful edition in September 2024. BEX Asia is co-located with IBEW, a highlight built-environment event organised by BCA International. 
  1. INNOBUILD (IB) ASIA
    Date: September 2024, dates TBD
    Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

    Organised by Reed Exhibitions, Innobuild (IB) Asia features state-of-the-art technologies revolutionising the construction industry and welcomes participants including consultants, distributors, contractors, developers, and planners to network and collaborate on ideas on the latest innovations in construction, resource planning, and tool and technology development. IB Asia is co-located alongside International Built Environment Week, which is organised by the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore.
  2. International Built Environment Week
    Date: 4-6 September 2024
    Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

    IBEW, organised by BCA International in partnership with RX Singapore, is a comprehensive event held for the Asia Pacific built environment sector. IBEW gathers industry experts and participants from worldwide to take part in knowledge exchange, discovery of the latest technologies, as well as business collaboration opportunities.
  3. Digital Construction Asia 2025
    Date: 9-10 April 2025
    Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore

    Held as part of Geoconnect Asia 2025, the Digital Construction Asia conference welcomes delegates in the global construction, infrastructure, and building sectors, with the aim of delivering solutions for the built environment and digitising the industry and its products, solutions, and services. The conference also discusses, analyses, and demonstrates the workflo integration between ground surveying and aerial capabilities for the monitoring of key assets, with the help of advanced technologies like AI, IoT, and Blockchain. Co-located with DCA under the Geoconnect Asia umbrella are Marine and Hydro Asia 2025, Drones and Uncrewed Asia 2025, and DU Connect Conferences.
  4. Architecture and Building Services 2024
    Date: 13-15 November 2024
    Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore

    Architecture & Building Services (ABS) focuses on architecture and design, safety and security, and facility management. The conference is aimed at mobilising the Asia Pacific market for key players and professionals in the built environment sector. It connects buyers, sellers, and other professionals to network and collaborate to leverage high-growth opportunities within the sector. ABS is geared up to host its 10th edition in November 2024 in the theme ‘designing a safe and resilient built environment.’ 

Attending these major tradeshows is key for you as an economic development organisation to get hold of a unique vantage point to engage with industry leaders, gain invaluable market intelligence, and foster mutually beneficial relationships in the burgeoning Singaporean building materials and construction industry landscape.

Nueconomy assists you in navigating and maximising opportunities at these major conferences. We partner with leading economic development organisations worldwide, offering comprehensive support for investment attraction, export promotion, and B2B collaboration efforts. Whether you’re looking to forge partnerships, explore investment prospects, or gain deeper insights into this dynamic sector, our expertise and industry connections can help you achieve your goals.

For inquiries and further assistance, please reach out to Nueconomy, your strategic partner in unlocking the potential of the Singaporean building materials and construction industry.

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    At Nueconomy, we prioritise precision and quality over quantity by perfecting our shortlisting framework to provide our clients with the most accurate and relevant information possible- using which we assess each shortlisted company’s expansion potential by delving deep into the target investor’s investment capability, job creation history, and various leading indicators. We recognise that each community and investment promotion strategy differs, so we take the time to understand the location before engaging with any clients which ensures that only the most appropriate investing companies make it to the investor shortlist.

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