Top construction executives gather as industry expected to grow 20% in 2017
23 May 2017
The National Construction Summit, the largest gathering of construction professionals in Ireland, takes place on 14 June 2017 in the RDS, Dublin. The annual event, now in its third year, will welcome circa 3,000 construction professionals, 100 exhibitors, 300 construction companies and 100 speakers to discuss the emerging challenges within the construction industry.
The central theme of the conference is ‘Solid Foundations, Stronger Future’ as the recovery within the construction sector continues to gather pace. The construction industry grew 15% in 2016 and is expected to grow by 20% in 2017. The conference will provide an opportunity for industry professionals to meet key stakeholders involved in some of Ireland’s largest infrastructure and construction projects.
Speakers this year include:
- Minister for Housing, Community, Planning & Local Government, Simon Coveney
- Tom Parlon, Director General, Construction Industry Federation
- Tom Moloney, MD, Construction Information Services
- John Pollock, Project Director, National Paediatric Hospital Development Board
- Pat O’Doherty, CEO, ESB
Delegates at the National Construction Summit will have free access to seminars covering a range of topics including building information modelling and smart buildings, lean construction, planning, surveying, product innovation, legal, tax policy, finance and investment, to name but a few.
Other topics being discussed at the event include the National Children’s Hospital, the housing crisis, the rental market and public infrastructure and spending.
Roadstone, Ireland’s leading supplier of building materials, and CIS Ireland, the leading supplier for construction project leads in the country, are the two main sponsors of the National Construction Summit 2017.
In total, 23 organisations are supporting the National Construction Summit including the Construction Federation of Ireland, the National Economic and Social Council, Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, CITA and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.
Entry is free for attendees where visitors can register at www.nationalconstructionsummit.ie.
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