Esaad Privilege Card
Adhesives, Sealants & Bonding Expo 2024
📅 10 - 12 September 2024
📍Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 & 2 & Trade Centre Arena,
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai UAE
Base Oils, Lubricants and Additives Technology Show (BOLAT) 2024
📅 10 - 12 September 2024
📍Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 & 2 & Trade Centre Arena,
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai UAE
Furtech Show 2024
📅 10 - 12 September 2024
📍Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 & 2 & Trade Centre Arena,
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai UAE
Middle East Composites & Advanced Materials (MECAM) Expo 2024
📅 10 - 12 September 2024
📍Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 & 2 & Trade Centre Arena,
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai UAE
Middle East Foam & Polyurethane Expo 2024
📅 10 - 12 September 2024
📍Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 & 2 & Trade Centre Arena,
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai UAE
2nd Global Glass Show
11th - 12th September 2024
Movenpick Grand - Al Bustan, Dubai
STEELFAB 2025
13 - 16 January 2025
Expo Centre Sharjah
United Arab Emirates

Welcome to UAE Contractors Association

The UAE Contractors’ Association UAE is a non- profit organization formed in 15 September 1985 under a decree number (137) 1985 from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. The principal objective of the UAECA is to strengthen the UAE construction industry and the construction contracting business so that they can sustain their positive role in the task of national development of the UAE. This overall objective is a achieved by the following means: 1- Assisting in constant up gradation of technology at the disposal of contractors

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Our Vision and Mission

Building for Sustainable Development.

Development of the profession contracting in the UAE through the upgrading of the construction industry, coordination and integration between the members and their effective representation before the relevant authorities locally and internationally and to achieve excellence in customer service management techniques and advanced technology to contribute to sustainable development.

  • We’re inviting people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, including national governments, businesses, academia, civil society and citizens of the world, particularly the youth to be a part of this shared vision and the lasting legacy it will help us to create

    • The journey to 2020 has started
  • Dubai’s Expo will be a festival of human ingenuity. The engines of growth are no longer steam-powered. Instead, collaboration and partnership have taken its place, becoming the driving force behind new developments. Expo will showcase and explore what is possible when new ideas and people connect.

    • Expo 2020, Dubai
  • Thirteen of the world’s leading architectural firms took part in a global competition, launched by Emaar Properties on behalf of Expo 2020.

    • Expo theme pavilions winning designers announced

News & Events

2nd Global Glass Show

Global Glass Show is the most influential gathering for the Glass, Window and Door industries in the Middle East taking place in Dubai, UAE. GGS 2024 will be a unified platform that will bring ...

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STEELFAB 2025

“STEELFAB is Live machinery show for the metal working, metal manufacturing & steel fabrication industry in the Middle East and it attracts visitors from the UAE, GCC, MENA region and ...

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Knowledge Without Borders (KWB) 2024: Free Workshop & Networking for Members - June 2024

       1. Green Horizons: Navigating Sustainability for a Better Tomorrow Date: June 7, 2024 ​ Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM ​ Venue: SELEM DMCC: ...

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The 38th Ordinary General Meeting of the UAE Contractors Association

The UAE Contractors Association held its 38th General Meeting on 23rd April 2024 online via Microsoft teams to discuss the association’s annual report for the fiscal year ending in 2023. The ...

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Knowledge Without Borders (KWB) 2024: Free Workshop & Networking for Members - May 2024

Empower Your Team: Strategies for Effective Leadership ​ Date: May 3, 2024 ​ Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM ​ Captivate Your Audience: Mastering Successful Presentation Skills ...

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Furtech Show 2024

Furtech Show: Furtech Show is the MEA’s dedicated trade show for Furniture Manufacturing & Production, Machineries, Raw Material & Components Industries. It is the ideal platform ...

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Base Oils, Lubricants and Additives Technology Show (BOLAT) 2024

BOLAT: Base Oils, Lubricants and Additives Technology Show (BOLAT) 2024 is the first event of its kind in the Middle East, connecting lubricants and base oils raw material providers with ...

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Adhesives, Sealants & Bonding Expo 2024

ASB: Adhesives, Sealants & Bonding Expo is a unique exhibition and conference dedicated to this sector in the Middle East and Africa region. The trade show focuses on the major developments ...

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Middle East Composites & Advanced Materials (MECAM) Expo 2024

MECAM: Middle East Composites & Advanced Materials (MECAM) Expo is the region’s only dedicated Composites and Advanced Materials exhibition and conference. This brand-new trade show ...

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Middle East Foam & Polyurethane Expo 2024

MEFPU: Middle East Foam & Polyurethane Expo is the region's only Premier Trade Show for Technical Foam & Polyurethane Industries. UTECH Middle East Foam and Polyurethane Expo brings ...

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Dubai WoodShow 2024

Experience the pinnacle of innovation and excellence in the wood and woodworking machinery industry at Dubai WoodShow 2024 as it celebrates its remarkable 20th edition from 5 – 7 March 2024, at ...

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News Update: UAE calls on companies to immediately revert to previous prices of building material

The Chairman of the UAE Contractors' Association, Dr. Ahmed Saif Belhasa initiated a meeting with the Ministry of Economy last 15th of February 2024 to discuss the member's concern on the ...

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Thoughts and Memories by Dr. Ahmed Saif Belhasa, hosted by the Cultural and Scientific Association

The Cultural and Scientific Association organized a dialogue session entitled “Thoughts and Memories”, with Dr. Ahmed Saif Belhasa, businessman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ...

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The Cultural and Scientific Association to host a dialogue session entitled "Thoughts and Memories"

 The Cultural and Scientific Association to host a dialogue session entitled "Thoughts and memories" between His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Saif Belhasa (Chairman of the Board of Directors ...

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Vision & Achievement Book and Mural

UAE Contractors’ Association has recently signed an agreement to print and publish the book “Vision and Achievement”, as well as to "create a mural bearing the logo of ...

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International Property Show (IPS) 2024

The UAE Contractors' Association is supporting International Property Show (IPS) 2024. The landmark 20th edition of the International Property Show (IPS) 2024 is all set to take place from ...

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19th Edition of Steelfab on 8th to 11th January 2024

The 19th edition of SteelFab is scheduled on 8th to 11th January 2024, at Expo Centre Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. STEELFAB is Live machinery show for the metal working, metal manufacturing ...

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Big 5 Global

About Big 5 Global With a 43-year legacy, Big 5 Global is the largest and most influential building and construction event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and the annual meeting hub for ...

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Edilsocialexpo Emirates 2023

Edilsocialexpo Emirates 2023: the international exhibition of Construction, Architecture and Design to be held from 9 to 11 October 2023 in the UAE at the Sharjah Expo Center. Edilsocialexpo ...

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The Airport Show 2023

The Airport Show is the world's largest annual event dedicated to the Middle East, Africa and South Asia regional airport Industry, will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from May ...

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Middle East's Most Dynamic Glass Show happening on 6th - 7th September 23 in Abu Dhabi

Middle East’s most comprehensive and dynamic glass event - the Global Glass Show (GGS 2023) is set for 6th and 7th of September 2023 is a unified platform and will gather ...

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The 37th Ordinary General Meeting of the UAE Contractors Association

The UAE Contractors Association held its 37th General Meeting at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry on 9th of March 2023 to discuss the association’s agenda for the fiscal year ending ...

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STEELFAB THE REGIONAL SHOW FOR THE METAL WORKING, METAL MANUFACTURING & STEEL FABRICATION INDUSTRY IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Reference show for the metal working, metal manufacturing & steel fabrication industry in the Middle East. It attracts visitors from the UAE, GCC, MENA region. In its 18th edition, theevent in ...

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Middle East Construction Industry Drives Demand from China at Hardware + Tools Middle East

Hardware + Tools Middle East 2022 opens in Dubai bringing together key markets for the industry Dubai, UAE: Hardware + Tools Middle East, the region’s only dedicated trade fair for tools, ...

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THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY GATHERS FOR THE BIG 5 WITH REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SET FOR UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH

UAE Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure supports The Big 5; HE Al Mazrouei urges ‘full spectrum of industry collaboration’ as smart technology looks to shape future of ...

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The role of Experts in Construction and Engineering Claims and Disputes - JS Held Free Webinar Offer to UAECA Members / Completed

Webinar series on “The Role of Experts in Construction & Engineering Claims & Disputes”, presented by J.S. Held J.S. Held construction experts Adrian Comaromi, Chris Dean, ...

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FREE Online Lecture on Building Construction Engineering Supported by Dubai Municipality / Completed

The Technical Committee of the UAE Contractors’ Association, in cooperation with Dubai Municipality, offered series of lectures entitled “Building Construction Engineering”  ...

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Esaad Privilege Card

What is Esaad Privilege Card? “Esaad” Card is one of the initiatives of Dubai Police General Headquarters, launched by His Excellency, Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al-Marri, ...

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CATME opens with van Gelder keynote

The Cranes and Transport Middle East (CATME) conference opened in Dubai this morning with keynote speaker Paul van Gelder, CEO of Mammoet, saying that greater investment and a new approach to ...

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The 35th Ordinary General Meeting of the UAE Contractors Association

The UAE Contractors Association held its 35th Annual General Meeting at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry on 11th November 2021. The attendees reviewed the events & activities carried ...

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Partnership with Abu Dhabi Insurance Brokers LLC

We are pleased to inform you that we have a partnership with Abu Dhabi Insurance Brokers LLC and they will offer unique services to the Association Members. Please refer to below ...

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Upcoming Events