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About Future Landscape and Playspaces KSA

As Saudi Arabia continues to move towards transformation of its social economic landscape to open up the kingdom to attract more visitors and tourist from within and outside the country in line with the vision 2030. Different projects, programs and initiatives are being launched and ongoing to develop the kingdom’s public spaces, tourism, leisure and entertainment sector which focuses on improving the quality of life of citizens, residence and visitors.

This direction is driving Saudi Arabia’s government and private sector developer’s interest to continue to invest in public realm projects, leisure, play and entertainment facilities such as the ongoing Riyadh Metro Project ($22.5 billion), King Abdullah Economic City project ($27 billion), Al Qiddiyah Entertainment City Project set to open in 2022, Ishbiliyah City Centre Riyadh (Mall), Riyadh municipality’s  Parks and playground project, Jeddah women only park, Riyadh child friendly city initiative etc. to attract more tourists and visitors and make Saudi the new regional destination for leisure, entertainment, retail, fun and play.

The last edition which was a success hosted over 150 senior officials and decision makers from relevant government entities and private sector stakeholders such as the Ministry of Municipality and Infrastructure (MOMRA), Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Royal Commission of Jubail and Yanbu, Riyadh Municipality, Ariyadh Development Authority, Jeddah Economic Company (JEC), Madina Development Authority, Al Hokair Group, Al Othaim Leisure, Kidz Holding, Real estate developers amongst others.

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Excellent Opportunities for the Landscape and Playspaces Sectors

Did you know?

  • Over $250 billion worth of projects under development in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, accounting for 39% of the GCC total
  • Riyadh Municipality revealed that the number of current standing projects in the region has reached 141 projects, with a total estimated value of SR7.47 billion
  • 857 projects worth SR74 billion ($19.7 billion) earmarked for the Jeddah region of Saudi Arabia for the next 5 years
  • There are over 80 megaprojects, each worth at least $1 billion, that are on track for completion by 2030 in Saudi Arabia
  • The 4.8 million sqm and $9billion worth Madinah Knowledge Economic City is on track to creating an alternative central business district for Al-Madinah

Top reasons to attend

 
  • Meet government and private sector experts driving the transformation and developmental projects in KSA
  • Learn first-hand updates on new and on-going projects and developments
  • Explore opportunities and tenders available to help KSA become a leading hub in line with the National Transformation Plan NTP
  • Understand challenges and bottlenecks faced by designers and contractors in creating innovative landscaping and Playspaces in their projects
  • Hear case studies about current trends and best practices in design and implementation of projects
  • Identify lucrative business opportunities and establish valuable industry partnerships

2019 Advisory Board

  • Dr Abdulgadir Amir

    Deputy Minister, Technical Affairs
    Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs

  • Eyad M. Fadul

    Advisor, Vision Realization Office (VRO)
    Ministry of Hajj and Umra, Jeddah

  • Samer Kahil

    Chief Executive Officer
    Kidz Holding

  • Dr. Giancarlo Mangone

    Principal
    Symbiosis: Sustainable Design + Consulting and Master Urban Planner

  • Muhammad Majid Khan

    Garden Engineer (Jeddah Municipality)
    WSP Middle East

2019 Speakers

  • Dr Abdulgadir Amir

    Deputy Minister, Technical Affairs
    Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs

  • Eyad M. Fadul

    Advisor, Vision Realization Office (VRO)
    Ministry of Hajj and Umra, Jeddah

  • Holley Chant

    Director of Sustainability and Environment
    Qiddiyah Investment Company

  • Nuha Eltinay

    Director of Urban Planning and Sustainable Development
    City Development Strategy (CDS)

  • Galal Abada

    Advisor, Planning, Studies and Development
    Madinah Development Authority

  • Dr. Giancarlo Mangone

    Principal
    Symbiosis: Sustainable Design and Master Urban Planner

  • Muhammad Majid Khan

    Garden Engineer (Jeddah Municipality)
    WSP Middle East

  • Antonello Naseddu

    Senior Landscape Architect
    Omrania

  • Mauricio Diaz

    Principal Master Planner and Architect
    Atkins

  • Muhammad Abdullah Quadri

    Senior Architect
    TYPSA

  • Kamaladdin Shahhat

    Lead Landscape
    Dar Al Riyadh Group

  • Marlon van Maastricht

    Senior Manager, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning & Design Departments,
    Khatib & Alami

  • Ahmed Elsherbiny

    Senior Irrigation Engineer
    Dar Al -Handasah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Samer Kahil

    Chief Executive Officer
    Kidz Holding

2019 Sponsors and Partners

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