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International Construction Week (ICW) & Ecobuild SEA 2014 Opens Next Month

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Construction Week (ICW) 2014, the most significant event for the construction industry in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, will be held from September 17 to 19 at the Putra World Trade Centre.

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Hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board, the ICW conference has been bringing together industry players under one roof to learn and share from each other for 13 years.

It will this year feature the second Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 showcase for sustainable design, construction and built environment, and it will run concurrently with co-located events Green Build Asia, Eco Light Asia, Solar Asia Expo, ASEAN Real Estate and Infrastructure Summit 2014, Construction Showcase and the Malaysian International IBS Exhibition.

Some 10,000 industry professionals including architects, consultants, contractors, developers, engineers and factory owners are attending the event, which offers business-matching opportunities throughout the three days.

"The sustainability movement in the Malaysian building industry has grown dramatically since the introduction of the Green Building Index rating tool in 2009. MGBC is glad to spearhead this movement and proud to be a supporting partner of EcoBuild SEA 2014. Let us help further create an unstoppable tidal wave of sustainable change and innovation across the cityscapes of Malaysia and beyond," said the Malaysia Green Building Confederation (MGBC).

ICW will hold its conference focused on solutions to better business and those interested can register at www.ecobuildsea.com/icw-2014-conference, while Ecobuild will have seminars to discuss technical and innovative know-how (www.ecobuildsea.com/seminar.aspx). There will be also product, innovation presentation and sharing sessions (http://www.ecobuildsea.com/technologysymposium.aspx)

A total of 65 seminar and conference sessions will be held by industry regulators, authorities, associations and government agencies. Participants will be able to meet and interact face to face with the top decision makers across the region.

Three hundred exhibitors from 24 countries have also signed up to display their products and expertise with country pavilions being taken up by United Kingdom, China, Singapore and Korea among others.

"As a platform that links home-grown players companies to the rest of the world's construction industry, Ecobuild Southeast Asia is an ideal platform to highlight MRCB's sustainable approach for urban renegeration and renewal, based on the Green concept and Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) approach. We are honoured to join the other participants for this year's exhibition and information sharing," commented Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB).

Among ICWs supporting partners are Ministry of Works Malaysia; Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water Malaysia, Malaysian Industry - Government Group for High Technology, Energy Commission Malaysia, Rockwool Group, Saint-Gobain AAC, Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation, CEMEX, Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Master Builders Association Malaysia, Kingspan Insulation, UK Trade and Investment, American Concrete Institute KL Chapter, Sustainable Energy Development Authority of Malaysia, UK Trade & Investment, The Chartered Institute of Building, Concrete Society of Malaysia and more.

For more information and to REGISTER as a visitor, please visit www.ecobuildsea.com.

Notes to Editors:

1. About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 30 offices and over 1,400 staff.

With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 21 market sectors with 160 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions, 75 high-level professional conferences, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock vertical portals and virtual event services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 11 offices in the major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenzhen, where we organise more than 70 exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with over 50 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad organise 20 exhibitions and 60 conferences every year across the country.

2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events via online and print providing them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional communities from doctors to game developers, journalists to jewellery traders, farmers to pharmacists. Our 6,500 staff members in more than 40 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

This press information is issued by:

The Marketing Communication (MARCOM) Department UNITED BUSINESS MEDIA (M) SDN BHD A-8-1, Lvl 8,
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