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The Big 5 Digital Festival Africa: 21 – 22 July 

We are excited to host The Big 5 Digital Festival Africa, for the infrastructure and construction community. As the first of its kind in Africa, the festival will bring together 1000+ influential decision-makers, government officials, construction innovators, and key stakeholders for two days of thought-leadership, collaboration, and networking opportunities. We believe that now is the time to come together in innovative ways to remain connected and build a brighter tomorrow. Learn more


Our event director Tracy-Lee Behr sat down with Nicholas McDiarmid the editor of Concrete Trends to talk about the pivotal relationship between events and media as a force for good during lockdown, as well the insights he has gained from the CEOs, Directors and MDs across the public and private sectors in South African Construction, which all amount to one thing: a call for projects.

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Programme Director, Kelly Easton caught up with Videsh Boodu, the National Vice-President of SAIBD. In the interview they discuss the purpose and importance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), as well as how built environment professionals will benefit from attending free accredited workshops at the African Construction Expo taking place 29 June – 1 July 2021!

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We hosted a Student Town Hall Meeting where construction students address the challenges the youth are facing as they experience a Youth Day like no other. Hear from our students and the future generation of the construction industry.

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We caught up with Tasneem Motara, MEC for Infrastructure Development and Property Management

With the immense pressure on government to respond effectively to the pandemic she lets us know what the departments strategy and plans are going forward.

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We are experiencing unusual times and there is no blueprint for what to do or how to conduct business during a global pandemic.

As professionals in the construction sector, we are concerned about how the sector’s growth forecast has been impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. We are kept up at night, trying to understand the pressure points and change our ways as lockdown levels and its restrictions are implemented. View the full webinar

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