Posted on March 01, 2011

Under the Patronage of HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and endorsed by Qatar’s leading construction and real estate corporations, the 1st Green Building Solutions Conference & Exhibition 2011 begins today (2 March) at the Intercontinental Hotel and Doha Exhibition Center.

The 2-day Green Building Solutions 2011 Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel has attracted 500 local and international delegates by providing a powerful mix of international and local content for built-environment professionals and stakeholders, including a Master Class workshop to introduce delegates to the Qatar Sustainability Assessment System (QSAS).

With more and more construction professionals realising that green buildings with lower operating costs and better indoor environmental quality are more attractive to a growing number of corporate, public and individual buyers, the Green Building Solutions 2011 Exhibition features 100+ exhibitors demonstrating the latest sustainable building products from around the world.

Organized by the Barwa and Qatari Diar Research Institute (BQDRI) in partnership with Qatar Expo Event Management and Grey Doha, GBS 2011 enjoys the support of The Supreme Council for the Environment and Qatar’s big two infrastructure and real estate development companies, BARWA and Qatari Diar.

GBS 2011 Conference – Intercontinental Hotel – Wednesday 2 March 11:00 to 15:30 – Thursday 3 March 08:30 to 16:30 - website

GBS 2011 Exhibition – Doha Exhibition Center – Wednesday 2 March 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 21:00 – Thursday 3 March 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 21:00 – Friday 4 March 15:00 to 21:00 - website