June 24, 2012
-- Omnix International, a leading distributor of digital software imaging solutions, has revealed its strategic move of strengthening its focus on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction market, which is currently valued to be worth over USD 82,541 million. The move complements a recent report released by leading business research and intelligence firm, Ventures Middle East entitled ‘KSA Construction Industry Overview,’ showing that in 2011, the country's construction industry saw contract awards reaching a value of USD 80,148 million, which is expected to grow to USD 86,098 million by 2013. In line with this, Omnix International throws the spotlight on its new line of powerful design solutions at ‘Autodesk Solutions Day,’ an event aiming to help KSA users bring their designs to reality faster, which runs from June 24, 2012 to June 26, 2012 in Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah. The KSA event, which is the fourth in the ‘Autodesk Solutions Day’ series, is being held to showcase the enhancements in the Autodesk 2013 portfolio, engineering and entertainment software featuring in-depth creation suites and latest design innovations, to more than 400 users from more than 90 companies in the country. The key industries in focus during the event will be Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC).
Omnix International, which is the authorized Autodesk distributor for the Middle East region, has revealed a strong demand for more world class and fully reliable design solutions across the real estate, infrastructure and utilities segments of KSA's construction market, wherein the demand is constantly driven by the country’s rapidly growing and fast urbanizing young population. The growth is further attributed to new infrastructure projects all over KSA, which includes major projects like railway development, road improvements and airport projects.
“We are very confident that today’s event will help spark more positive responses to our wide range of Autodesk Solutions. Our aim is to help today’s participants with the latest enhancements and innovations in our line of powerful design solutions, thereby giving them the advantage of transforming their designs into reality faster,” said Mohammad Amir, Country Manager- CAE Division, Omnix International, Saudi Arabia. “‘Autodesk Solutions Day’ is an ongoing roadshow series where our resident team of experts not only demonstrate key proficiency on the featured software but also share insights on the KSA market and best practices from other industries. Today’s participants are expected to gain the advantage of unlocking the many benefits to be gained from using Autodesk like superior collaboration and the ability to optimize workflows between the many products within an Autodesk software suite.”
'Autodesk Solutions Day' has been tailor-made especially for KSA users, from the building, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries. The event is highlighted with AUTOCAD presentations and key breakout sessions that focus on the mechanical, architecture, and civil segments. Each session during the event is positioned to offer attendees with key insight into new product features and how to best leverage these in unique work environments. Softwares showcased during the event are the AutoCAD 2013 and the AutoCAD Building Design Suite 2013 with focus on Revit Architecture, Revit Structure and Revit MEP 2013. The wide scope of Omnix BIM capabilities is also being presented during the launch.