With Malaysia construction work valued at $35.6 billion in 2018, you can’t afford not to get involved. But how can you ensure your company takes the right steps towards the future of this lucrative industry? You’ll need industry-defining research, environmentally sustainable practices, and plenty of networking opportunities. Luckily, these 5 events will get you connected to the construction industry in Malaysia.

1. International Construction Week – 18-21 March 2019

From green energy expositions to the latest lift and escalator technology, International Construction Week (ICW) has everything your company needs to network and build for the future. The theme this year: Construction Beyond 2020. This huge event is co-located with Asean Super 8, ASEAN’s biggest mega event for the built environment, which includes eight different trade shows, expositions and forums throughout the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre for your construction efforts to thrive towards an environmentally sustainable future. Gather industry-leading information on Southeast Asia’s latest renewable technologies from ASEAN Solar, Greenbuild Asia, Green Energy Asia, and more. In conjunction with this event is the International Construction Transformation Conference (ICTC), which presents world renowned speakers who will share success stories and discuss the different approaches in which to enhance construction industry performance. With new materials being invented and innovated, new energy sources discovered, innovative design approaches and advancements in big data analytics, this conference provide valuable insights on how we will re-look, re-think and re-strategise the way we build, while maintaining safety, sustainability, and green construction in Malaysia.

2. International Conference on Advances in Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering – 24-26 June 2019

The civil engineering sub-sector dominates the construction industry in Malaysia with a whopping 42.6% share. 14.3% higher than last year, and blowing the declining residential building sub-section out of the water. Make sure your company has a say in the future of civil engineering in Malaysia by joining the discussion with IConTES. This multifaceted conference covers topics from material engineering to nanotechnology. Choose from seven on-going discussions throughout the Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya and expand the reach and know-how of your construction in 2019.

3. Global Congress on Construction, Material and Structural Engineering – 26-27 August 2019

Join the cutting edge of sustainable construction at GCoMSE 2019 as researchers present their previously unpublished findings on everything from smart buildings technology to low-cost sustainable housing. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty organize this two-day congress to push the Malaysia construction industry towards global and environmental consciousness.

4. International Conference on Civil Engineering, Construction Management & Structural Design – 10 September 2019

The New Zealand Council for Educational Research promotes global conversation between industry and research leaders in the GTower Hotel this September. In addition to absorbing the latest academic discoveries, you might find it beneficial to incorporate new technology in construction with the concurrent event ‘BIM, Digital Fabrication & Computational Simulation Visualization’. Participants will also be exposed on strategies for high-productivity with the newest scholastic studies and practices.

 5. Fenestration Asia – 12-14 November 2019

Stay current and well-rounded on industry standards with this materials exhibition. Focused on everything glass, this event covers energy-efficiency and sustainability when it comes to sleek modern designs in the glass-age. Discover manufacturing and processing insights to construct beautiful high-demand glass facades, windows, and more.

Lead The Industry, Join The Conversation

If the growing value of Malaysia construction (4.1% in the fourth quarter last year alone) doesn’t entice you to get involved, these construction events and trade shows will. To ensure you have all the empowering information and connections you’ll need to get involved, you can register for ICW 2019 here.