Green Building Solutions Conference & Exhibition Doha 2011 'Biggest in Middle East'

By Mediacom Qatar, PRNE
Friday, February 4, 2011

DOHA, Qatar, February 6, 2011 - Under the Patronage of HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al-Thani,
Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the first Green Building
Solutions Conference & Exhibition 2011, taking place in Doha from 2nd to 4th
March 2011
, will be the Middle East's largest event related to sustainable
development in the construction industry.

Green Building Solutions 2011 is organized by the Barwa and
Qatari Diar Research Institute (BQDRI) in partnership with Qatar Expo Event
Management and Grey Doha, and enjoys the support of The Supreme Council for
the Environment and Qatar's leading real estate development companies, BARWA
and Qatari Diar.

Demonstrating Qatar's commitment to 'creating a green legacy for
generations to come', Green Building Solutions 2011 will bring together an
exclusive gathering of real estate developers, consultants and designers, the
energy industry, government ministries and related industries.

The Green Building Solutions 2011 Conference features interactive debate
as 500 top-level local and international construction and environment experts
present an inspiring series of workshops, presentations and speeches,
including a workshop introducing delegates to the Qatar Sustainability
Assessment System (QSAS).

The Green Building Solutions 2011 Exhibition - which plans to expand into
the Asia/Pacific market in 2012 - expects to welcome hundreds of local and
international companies to the 7,500 sqm Doha Exhibition Center. Among the
sustainable development products and services on display will be water &
waste management technology, environmental measuring systems, noise & air
pollution, and environment organisations.

Described as 'the Middle East's environmental Oscars', the first Green
Building Solutions Awards are independent prizes that recognise research,
innovation and achievement in tackling the sustainable development challenges
facing the regional construction industry.

To register for conference, exhibition and sponsorship packages at Green
Building Solutions Conference & Exhibition Doha 2011, visit

About BQDRI:

The BARWA and Qatari Diar Research Institute (BQDRI), joint venture
between Barwa Knowledge, Subsidiary of Barwa Real Estate, and Lusail Real
Estate Development Company, Subsidiary of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment
Company, is a non-governmental organization whose purpose is to promote
healthy, energy- and resource-efficient building practices in Qatar.

BQDRI aims to build and strengthen a strong and vibrant local, regional
and global consortium and network of respected research institutions to
address the environmental challenges and empower the construction society to
apply sustainable applications and practices.

Mr. Jean Skaff, Media Manager, Grey compound, facing Aspetar, Aspire Zone street, PO Box: 23687, Doha - Qatar, Tel : +974-4428-3111

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