(MENAFN - Arab News) The Riyadh International Urban Development and Real Estate Investment Event - Cityscape Riyadh 2011, has announced that Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, special adviser to the governor of Riyadh, has consented to be patron of this year's event, and to offer all aspects of support for the exhibition to make it a success. He will inaugurate the three-day Cityscape Riyadh event being held from the Dec. 11-13 at its new venue - Riyadh Exhibition Center next to Saudi Arabian Airlines Office on King Fahd Road under the theme: Building business in the Kingdom. In addition, the event has the official support and participation of Arriyadh Development Authority.
"Such distinguished patronage from Prince Mohammed Bin Salman as well as official support from Arriyadh Development Authority signifies that The Riyadh International Urban Development and Real Estate Investment Event - Cityscape Riyadh is now firmly established as the leading real estate exhibition in Riyadh," said Hussain Al-Harithy, managing director, National Exhibitions Company. "We greatly appreciate Prince Mohammed's interest in this event that will offer the Saudi Arabian real estate investment and development community an unprecedented Business-to-Business platform to network, build relationships and do business in the Middle East's largest economy."
With more than 10,000 expected visitors, Cityscape Riyadh 2011, co-organized by National Exhibitions Company and Informa Saudi Arabia, is attracting a large number of real estate professionals and investors who are seeking to benefit from Saudi Arabia's thriving real estate sector.
Cityscape Riyadh offers a unique mix of specialized events including a three-day exhibition, two knowledge-rich conferences, post-summit workshops, and investor round-tables, which give it an undoubted edge over competitors. This combination of inter-related activities captures visitor interest, encourages interaction and fully caters to the Riyadh business community. And for the first time, Cityscape Riyadh will host the internationally recognized World Architecture Congress, an exclusive gathering for the entire architectural community to meet and discuss the latest trends in architecture.
Highlighting the global interest in the event, Deep Marwaha, general manager of Informa Saudi Arabia, said: "With the Kingdom set for enormous growth in the real estate sector specifically, it comes as no surprise that in just its second year, the event is enjoying support from the Kingdom's local government authorities and increased demand from participants."
Sponsors of Cityscape Riyadh include Ewaan Global Residential Company (founding sponsor), Affordable House Company (principal aponsor), Jenan (premier sponsor), Daem Real Estate (silver sponsor), Dar Al-Tamleek (silver sponsor) and WorkingBuildings Companies (conference sustainability sponsor).