‘Construct 2018’ unveils in Colombo

Monday, 2 July 2018

 ‘Construct 2018,’ Sri Lanka’s No 1 construction exhibition, will be held from 24-26 August 2018, at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre (SBMEC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This  three-day comprehensive event is unequivocally Sri Lanka’s largest and most promising construction industry related exhibition showcasing building materials, building services and construction equipment among a wide range of other standardised services.


This event which sets the benchmark as the most significant and all-inclusive exhibition in the whole of the South Asia region is organised by the National Construction Association of Sri Lanka (NCASL) for the 18th consecutive year.

Chairman of NCASL Mr. Athula Priyantha Galagoda said, “We are greatly humbled to host Construct 2018, a dynamic space that brings together countless local and foreign experts at an event of such magnitude. Construct 2018 will be a conglomeration that provides a gamut of construction solutions that are on par with global and technological trends. The expo is set to attract and cater to a large network of people locally and in the regionally. The expo will be equipped with modern and innovative conceptualised kiosks that will play a significant role in changing the perspectives of visitors, of construction norms and solutions.”

“Since its inception in 2001, the exhibition has grown exponentially and has incorporated many new and proficient features into its programme. The ‘Construct’ exhibition was conceived with the vision to provide the masses with construction solutions in line with current global trends and technological advances, and to create seamless opportunities for the exhibitors. We feel immense gratitude and pride in being the unparalleled exhibition arena for the industry in Sri Lanka and in the region,” Mr. Galagoda added.

Chairman of the Organising Committee of Construct 2018, Mr. Ruwan de Silva reiterated that the exhibition has always maintained the highest standards and is truly Sri Lanka’s most comprehensive construction trade exhibition. “Construct 2018’ covers the entire range of services, featuring over five hundred local and foreign exhibitors showcasing the best construction solutions available today. Celebrated for its international exposure, the trade exhibition will function as a dynamic networking platform and resource centre for all the construction industry related players in the Asia Pacific region and beyond”, he added. The exhibition will include a large variety of products and services from both local and international suppliers including China, Malaysia, Korea and India which will provide an infinite number of possibilities to the thousands of guests expected to visit the show. The exhibition will also provide all access to key decision makers in the industry and is thus sure to promote lucrative business propositions to the exhibitors facilitating the demand-oriented nature the industry has rapidly grown to become. Construct 2018 is also geared to integrate sub-industries related to the construction industry to further enhance its programme while a series of seminars will also be held to inspire the growing populace of ever evolving global trends. Construct 2018 is sponsored by Alumex PLC as the Platinum Sponsor, Rhino Roofing Products Ltd as the Gold Sponsor, Brown & Company PLC as the Silver Sponsor and Elcardo Industries (Pvt) Ltd as the Bronze Sponsor. It also has on board United Tractor & Equipment (Pvt) Ltd (Construction Machinery Equipment Partner), Nippon Paint Lanka (Pvt) Ltd (Official Paint Partner), D R Industries (Pvt) Ltd (Official Air Conditioning Partner), St. Anthony’s Industries (Pvt) Ltd (Official Interior Partner), Mclarens Lubricants Ltd (Official Lubricant Partner), Singer Sri Lanka PLC (Official Furniture Partner), Delmege Forsyth & Co. Ltd (Official Lifestyle Partner) and Seylan Bank PLC (Official Banker).

Photo 02 - Chairman NCASL Athula Priyantha Galagoda Photo 03 - Chairman Organising Committee of Construct 2018 Ruwan de Silva