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Drymix Mortars in the Middle East 2023, The 16th Annual MEDMA Conference, 11. October 2023 at Sharjah Expo, UAE


Tuesday, 19. November 2024,  11:00 - 18:00, Abu Dhabi University, UAE

The preliminary program will be published here shortly. 


Conference description

We are proud and happy to announce that Drymix Mortars in the Middle East 2024 - The 17th Annual MEDMA Conference will be hosted and organized in cooperation with Abu Dhabi University on 19NOV24. The building materials experts from the College of Engineering at ADU chaired by Dr. Reem Sabouni are fully supporting this technical conference! 

We will welcome Drymix Mortar experts from countries of and around the Near and Middle East and beyond to this important opportunity for our industry.

The full-day Conference and Industry Showcase brings together the  community of drymix mortar experts. The event features presentations by national and international experts as well as an Industry Showcase section for the information of the delegates. Conference Language is English.

The comprehensive program will be focused on lectures on recent developments in the drymix mortar industry. We expect manufacturers and raw material suppliers from both the drymix mortar and cement industry, as well as architects, contractors, developers and consultants.

Call for Papers

MEDMA issued a Initiates file downloadCall for Papers for this event. It is running until 31JUL24, there are only limited lecturing slots available, please get in touch with us.

Lecturing fees apply.

Various options of sponsoring for members and partners of exist - a list of options is available upon request.




Regular Admission:  450 €

Admission for members: 350 €

Admission for mortar manufacturers only: 190 €

A special admission package for drymix mortar manufacturers from outside the UAE is available, it is only 100 € per person, please inquire with us.

A warm Thank You to our sponsors & presenters who have already committed their support & Lectures - the preliminary program will be published, as soon as the Chairmen have made their decisions.

Various options of sponsoring for members and partners of exist - a list of options is available upon request.



Abu Dhabi University
Zayed City
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Drymix Mortars in the Middle East is supported by (subject to change):



Organized by:

Micro-Conference Pte. Ltd., 80 South Bridge Road, Singapore, 058710

Phone +49 89 6200 0232, Fax to +49 89 6200 9911


Subject to change without notice

The Middle East Drymix Mortar Association MEDMA, a short introduction

MEDMA is the international not-for-profit professional/industrial association uniting all technology and sustainability driven producers of drymix mortars with the industry supplying raw materials, equipment and automation to produce theses green materials in the Middle East.

The main applications for drymix mortars are finishing materials for floors and walls (exterior and interior), this comprises the applications of flooring screeds, scratch coats, basic & decorative renders, gypsum plasters, putties, tile adhesives, grouts, self-leveling underlayments, thermal insulation systems (EIFS; ETICS), concrete waterproofing, protection, repair and renovation, waterproofing slurries and powder paints.

MEDMA and its members connect with legislators and decisionmakers throughout the region in order to push for standardisation of drymix mortars with consideration of the regional building traditions & climates.

MEDMA members are permanently adapting new developments from the international community to the requirements in the region and providing a know-how transfer and exchange for construction professionals such as developers, architects, engineers, foremen and the scientific community.

MEDMA members are committed to promote state-of-the-art drymix mortar technology for  eco-friendly, better, faster, longer-lasting and quality minded construction. Modern drymix mortars are sustainable, low VOC, locally produced materials that minimize construction time, energy consumption, failures and maintenance time and cost.

MEDMA and its members make substantial contributions to building better homes and cities that are improving the quality of life and also creating sustainable value for all stakeholders, from construction to final owner. This is being accomplished trough the focus on innovative, quality and ecological products for the architectural finishing and maintenance of buildings throughout the Middle East.

MEDMA members are committed to push for environmentally friendly products, efficient manufacturing processes and effectiveness in product applications, by which using energy and resources sustainably, minimizing waste and water consumption and developing and supplying products with user safety in mind. MEDMA members have vouched for the strictest proper conduct by establishing binding rules of corporate governance.

MEDMA was initially founded as a German Association (e.V.) in 2006 and has become an UAE Association in 2019. Its region comprises (in alphabetical order) Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.