BCI Media Group acquires tenders notification, bid management and e-tender portal provider, TenderSearch

SYDNEY, 28 Oct. 2020 – BCI Media Group, the leading construction information provider globally is delighted to announce the recent acquisition of Melbourne-based online tenders notification, bid management and e-tender portal provider, TenderSearch.

With over three decades of experience and expertise, TenderSearch helps thousands of companies find success in selling products and services to Federal, State and Local Governments, and Private Organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand. eProcure, powered by TenderSearch, offers a digital solution to the complex tasks involved in procurement management.

Fabian Kempter, General Manager of TenderSearch says: “We have always strived to support our clients by delivering distinctive, efficient and powerful tender notification, bid management and procurement services. We are pleased to join BCI Media Group to unite our passionate teams and accelerate product innovation and development. We look to the future with immense excitement as we begin our synergistic business efforts to provide clients with an evolving, full suite of industry software solutions and high quality tender information.”

Robert Krups, Co-Chief Executive Officer of BCI Media Group confirms: “TenderSearch and their experienced team are an exciting addition to BCI. They are a great fit with our goal to deliver user-friendly software solutions fuelled by our continuously growing database of high-quality construction information. TenderSearch has created unique products for our industry and we are committed to enhancing these to benefit users now and into the future.”

TenderSearch’s offerings include:

  • TenderSearch Notification
    A specialist service that searches and notifies clients of tenders, quotes, expressions and registrations of interest from Australia and Pacific – including tenders and opportunities exclusive to TenderSearch.
  • eProcure
    Provides organisations with a solution that removes the administrative burden associated with producing and disseminating Bid, Tender and Procurement requests, the management and evaluation of submissions and the management of their supplier base.

The integration of the two organisations gives both TenderSearch and BCI clients the opportunity to access a greater range of unparalleled, unique construction intelligence services designed to empower businesses growth and success.

For more information on TenderSearch, please see

For more information on eProcure, please see

For more information on BCI Media Group, please see

ConstructionPlusAsia News: Construction sector in the new normal: How have SMEs and job market been impacted?

So far as the COVID-19 impact is concerned, some sectors have stayed resilient and some have been destabilised. The construction industry, according to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) Q2 Labour Market Report, saw a large decline of employment due to the Circuit Breaker and safe distancing measures (-13,600), coming in second after the services sectors (-22,900).

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23 September 2020: Digital Tech Hub Singapore 2020

This is a series of online presentations that gathers active industry professionals, thought leaders and decision-makers, all passionate about a sustainable built environment and the future.

FuturArc Webinar Series seek to bring together ecologically sensitive products and technologies with core topics on Green design ideas and projects.


Frederico Ramos | Principal, Aedas
Topic: Minimising AEC Industry’s Impact on the Environment

With over 25 years of experience, Frederico has been involved in projects (including infrastructure, healthcare, hospitality, commercial, institutional and residential) across five continents. He has credentials in architecture, environmental and territorial planning, and is often an invited speaker in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Amanda Wong | Executive Architect, DCA Architects
Topic: Reimagining the Way We Work, Learn & Play

Amanda completed her Masters of Architecture at the National University of Singapore in 2014, and joined DCA through the BCA-Industry Built Environment Scholarship. She was registered and awarded recognition for her commendable performance in the 2019 Professional Practice Examination.

Sonny Wee | Regional Head of Samsung Southeast Asia & Oceania Air Conditioning
Topic: Sustainability & Indoor Air Quality in Air-Conditioning Systems

Sonny has been in the air-conditioning industry for more than 13 years, serving major developers, consultants, hotel operators and building owners regionally. Over the years, he has been influential in improving the sustainability of many buildings.


  • 10 Ecopuncture books and 5 x $20 CapitaVoucher for participants who successfully complete the survey form

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: HDB will launch in total of 9,200 flats in November 2020 and February 2021

Singapore, 25 August 2020 – In November 2020, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) will offer about 5,700 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in Bishan, Sembawang, Tampines, Tengah and Toa Payoh. Of these, the flats in Tengah will have a shorter waiting time. Following this, in February 2021, HDB will offer about 3,500 BTO flats in Bukit Batok, Kallang Whampoa, Tengah and Toa Payoh.

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26 – 29 August 2020: KODW 2020 Goes Virtual

KODW 2020 Goes Virtual

Meeting Global Experts to Explore the New Normal

  • Design, Innovation and Technology for the New Normal
  • Meet over 40 international forward-thinking leaders and innovators in one virtual event
  • Join our FREE Community and Networking platform

KODW 2020 – Event Details
Date: 26 – 29 August 2020
Format: Virtual
Language: English, Cantonese and Putonghua (with simultaneous interpretation)

KODW 2020 – Key Speakers

  • David Chow, General Manager and Partner of Global Business Services of IBM (Hong Kong), helping organisations drive AI-powered innovation and define next-gen business model through the concept of cognitive enterprise
  • Romeo Durscher, Senior Director of Public Safety Integration of DJI (US), exploring how drones, AI and data-driven insights can help save lives in times of emergencies and disasters, from wildfires to the coronavirus pandemic
  • Tim Stock, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of scenarioDNA (US), trends analysis expert discussing how to make sense of an elusive world and stay ahead in these complex times
  • Wes Ng, CEO & Co-Founder of CASETiFY (Hong Kong), Hong Kong-based global tech accessories brand partnering with NASA, DHL and Coca-Cola, sharing insights on connecting with millennials and Gen Z around the world through creative collaborations, customisation and the power of social media

Media Contact
For further enquiries or interview requests, please contact:
Tiffany Ho |  | (852) 2586 7867 / 6089 9273
Charlie So |  | (852) 2586 7850 / 9326 8267

ConstructionPlusAsia News: New SGD 1.36bn Construction Support Package to support firms in the construction sector

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) announced the launch of a new Construction Support Package valued SGD 1.36 billion on 27 June 2020. The buffer will further support firms in the construction sector, help them cope with the impact of COVID-19 and resume work quickly and safely.

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8 July 2020: BEC EnviroSeries Conference 2020

BEC EnviroSeries Conference 2020
Business Sustainability in the midst of Disruption, Turbulence and Recovery

Date: 8 July 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: The Mira Hong Kong

Reflecting on the unprecedented disruption the world is facing in recent months, the main objective of this conference is to challenge our conventional wisdom and find an innovative, low carbon approach to recover from the lows of the COVID-19 outbreak. The conference will highlight the tough challenges, extended risks as well as new-found opportunities faced by businesses in such difficult time, and to showcase how corporate leaders are building resilience and adaptability into their business planning and operations for long-term sustainability.

To facilitate discussion, the conference will be structured into 4 plenary sessions:

  • Plenary 1: Decarbonisation amid economic downturn and plummeting fuel price
  • Plenary 2: Investing in a resilient built environment
  • Plenary 3: Developing a Future-Ready Workforce
  • Plenary 4: How the boardroom and investors can lead the way in low carbon recovery

Special Arrangement:
In support of the Government’s public health measures, BEC will conduct a mixed-mode conference where spatial separation seating arrangement with video streaming will be adopted. Coffee breaks and luncheon will be served at a separate dining venue within the hotel.

For more details, please contact Ms Jill Chow:
Phone: +852 2784 3942

19 August 2020: FuturArc Webinar Series – Ecopuncture 2020

This is a series of online presentations that gathers active industry professionals, thought leaders and decision-makers, all passionate about a sustainable built environment and the future.

FuturArc Webinar Series seek to bring together ecologically sensitive products and technologies with core topics on Green design ideas and projects.

19 AUGUST 2020  |  WEDNESDAY  | 11AM – 11:40AM

Attendees are entitled to LAM 0.5 CPD points.

Dr. Nirmal Kishnani
Educator and expert in sustainable design, he is author of
Ecopuncture: Transforming Architecture and Urbanism in Asia,
a FuturArc publication.

Guest Speaker:
Daliana Suryawinata

Co-founder and director of SHAU (Suryawinata Heinzelmann Architecture & Urbanism), she has worked on visionary master plans and architecture projects in many countries including Indonesia, the Netherlands and Germany.


Dekton Façade
by Felix Wang
Architect and Design Sales Manager

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30 September – 3 October 2020: Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2020 (GILE 20)

Date: 30 September – 3 October, 2020
Venue: China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China

Headed by the Light + Building event in Frankfurt, Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition is Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event. Celebrating its 25th edition in 2020, the fair integrates innovative lighting-related equipment, components, technologies and applications into one platform.

While the lighting industry continues to encounter ever-changing challenges, its industry experts are always in pursuit of new innovations and the next breakthrough. New technologies such as IoT, photo communication and big data analysis are transforming the lighting industry. Thanks to the enthusiasm and persistence of those in the industry, products have evolved over the years from tungsten lamps to LEDs and now to smart lighting.

Over the last 25 years, GILE has grown together with lighting industry. From just 96 domestic exhibitors at the first show to more than 2,000 global exhibitors participating in 2019.

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30 September – 3 October 2020: Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology 2020

Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology 2020 (GEBT 20)

Originally planned to be held in June, Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT) has been rescheduled to 30 September – 3 October. GEBT serves the electrical engineering, intelligent building and smart home markets. The fair presents a series of applications, technologies and solutions for green buildings, hotel engineering, IoT, system integrators, protocols, AIoT and more.

GEBT will continue to support the industry with the goal to inject a fresh momentum by showcasing new products and technologies. The fair strives to be an ideal one-stop industry platform with the following advantages:

– Concurrently held with Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), grants easy access to the latest lighting industry updates
– Furthers understanding of different international standard organisations and protocols
– An international platform to facilitate businesses in navigating the overseas market
– Presents key technologies, holistic solutions and industry trends

30 Sep – 3 Oct 2020 (Wednesday to Saturday)

Opening hours
09:30 – 18:00 (30 Sep – 2 Oct)
09:30 – 14:00 (3 Oct)

China Import and Export Fair Complex
No. 380 Yuejiang Zhong Road
Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China

For more details, please visit Website: