The Bahrain Society of Engineers was established in 1972 as a professional voluntary non-profit organization. It is the premier body representing engineering professionals in the Kingdom. Amongst others, it seeks to advance the profession, while striving for continuous enhancement of engineering skills of members through training and by conducting technical & professional programmes.The society aims for excellence in all its activities and promotes a code of conduct and ethics amongst its members. In addition to promoting the profession, its activities include amongst others, supporting the development of the economy and contributing to measures for protecting the environment.The society has also developed an enviable track record of capacities, skills and experience and is widely acknowledged as a leading engineering body in the GCC, particularly in organizing scientific conferences, exhibitions and training events, sometimes in partnership with other leading bodies. It maintains close links with the government and academia that include leading universities.
It also has annual contact programmes with secondary school students to promote the engineering profession and encourage the youth to take up engineering as a career. One of its successful non-profit annual events is the Bahrain International Property Exhibition or BIPEX, which launched its first edition in 2004 and has now come to occupy a premier position in the real estate and property exhibition event calendar in the Kingdom and surrounding countries.