Muscat: Corporates and Professionals still have time to register for the 21st Arab International Aluminium Conference & Exhibition (ARABAL) using the website www.arabal.com
Sohar Aluminium, host and organizers of the most sought after industry event in the region, will open the conference under the patronage of His Highness Sayyid Harib bin Thuwaini bin Shihab Al Said, Assistant Secretary General of the Council of Ministers for Conferences, at the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa from November 7-9 2017.
The conference will see the participation of key regional and global players in the aluminium industry including 500 attending delegates from 30 countries and 66 speakers from the international industry leaders.
Engineer Said Al Masoudi, CEO of Sohar Aluminium, said, “The program which our team prepared for this year’s event has created an invaluable opportunity for knowledge sharing by attracting a wide variety of world’s renowned speakers to join us in Muscat. This year’s event promises to mark a major milestone in ARABAL’s history by connecting attendees to new business opportunities and prospective partners from around the world.”
Held under the theme ‘Driving Strategic Growth across the Global Aluminium Industry’, ARABAL 2017 will provide attendees with in-depth insight into a multitude of connected industries during 12 immersive sessions, interesting panel discussions and first-time ground-breaking case studies.
The event will also explore the region’s growth as a hub for aluminium production, with ARABAL’s six-member companies alone accounting for 10% of the world’s total output (excluding China). Experts in smelting technology, metals, as well as representatives from the aluminium industry’s biggest players are also scheduled to share their insights. All participating delegates will also get the opportunity to interact with the speakers after every session with Q&As.
Additionally, more than 20 major service, technology providers and major vendors will display their newest innovations during the event’s exhibition. The showcase will last throughout the conference and features Gold Sponsors Oman Oil Company, General Electric Power, the Canadian province of Quebec’s Ministry of Economy. Silver sponsors attending include Rio Tinto, SGL Group, Outotec, Special Technical Services LLC, and Kizad. The exhibition is open for free to members of the general public to see the latest innovations from a line-up of leading stakeholders in their respective fields and network with the global industry leadership.