1. What is UAE Contractors Association (UAECA)?
UAE Contractors’ Association is a non- profit organization formed in 15 September 1985 under a decree number (137) 1985 from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
2. What are the objectives of the UAECA?
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 achieved by the following means:
3. What are the achievements of the UAECA?
The UAECA has been able to register several achievements since its inception in September 1985. It has cooperated with municipalities and professional bodies to assist in continuing task of developing a building and safety code for the UAE construction industry. This function is executed through the UAECA’s Technical Consultative Committee.
The UAECA has placed the UAE in the focus of the international building officials’ community by the virtue if its prominent membership of the World Organization of Building officials (WOBO), an affiliate body of the United Nations. At present, the UAECA’s chairman is also the president of WOBO.
The UAECA is also an institutional member of the Federation of Arab Contractors and the Federation of Islamic Contractors.
The UAECA has signed protocols of cooperation with its counterparts in several countries including, China, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Canada, the UK and the USA. These protocols assist in flow of market and technical information between the UAE and the respective country for the benefit of industry on both the sides.
The UAECA serves as the Middle Eastern office of the International Marine Contractors Association which aims at improving safety standards in underwater projects.
In addition to the protocols of cooperation the UAECA also receives delegation from construction industries in other countries as well as send its own delegations abroad for the purpose of enhancing international cooperation in UAE construction industry.
4. Why join the UAECA?
The above makes obvious the benefits of joining the UAECA. In addition to all of the above, members enjoy the advantage of being in the mainstream of the contracting business which gives them valuable contacts for the benefit of their business.
Member gets a prestigious certificate of membership which entitles them to mention their membership on their website, company letterhead and all their promotion flyers and literatures. Membership of the UAECA lends confidence to the company in the UAE marketplace.
Membership entitles you to a free subscription to the bilingual Contractor’s News magazine from which you can source technical information on variety of relevant subjects as well as contribute your own papers for publication at the discretion of the editor.
Membership also entitles you to a free copy of the annual contractors’ directory which is a rich source of business contacts in the UAE construction industry. You will be entitled also to get free subscription of bilingual Tenders Circular from time to time and in addition you will get special offers on services and purchases related to the industry.
4. What are the benefits and services that UAECA provides to its members?
Below are some benefits and advantages provided to UAECA members:
5. How much is the membership fee?
Minimal membership fee is charged annually / renewable yearly based on the company category. Please send us a copy of your company trade license/chamber of commerce certificate to determine the membership fee for your company.
6. How to get in touch with UAECA?
The UAECA has offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Please feel free to contact the UAECA
Office nearest you:
Al Ittihad Rd., Belhasa Building
P.O. Box.: 6226
Abu Dhabi Office:
Al Najda Street
P.O. Box.: 44925
Al Qasba (Block F)
P.O. Box.: 26887
RAK Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box.: 6226 (DXB)