Its Mission : To unite the global construction community.
The Big 5 is the largest and most influential event for the construction industry with its global hub in Dubai representing a gateway between East and West.
Its mission is to unite the global construction community and provide opportunities for industry stakeholders to innovate, learn about the latest cutting-edge techniques in the building industry, connect, grow and succeed.
We believe in accelerating progress in the construction industry to support economic growth and promote a healthier and more sustainable urban environment around the world.
Since 1979, The Big 5 has provided an unrivaled platform for construction industry players around the world to connect, grow and succeed.
With its global hub in Dubai, The Big 5 provides access to the most innovative environmental and construction solutions manufactured internationally and locally. In addition, the event is respected for its high-end strategic content as well as for its CPD certified technical workshops, as well as for its prestigious awards.
Real estate developers, architects, contractors, engineers, consultants, manufacturers and distributors from the region and around the world come together here to network, share knowledge and build lasting business relationships.
The Big 5 includes seven dedicated product sectors, and brings together 9 specialized events that adapt to the requirements of the niche public, thus responding to the entire construction life cycle: The Big 5 Heavy; Middle Eastern concrete; Windows, doors and facades event; Gulf Glass; HVAC R Expo; Stones from the Middle East; The Big 5 Solar; Urban Design & Expo Landscaper, so than FM Expo
Today, The Big 5 is the largest and most influential construction event portfolio in the Middle East and Africa, attracting over 100,000 attendees, helping industry professionals excel in their projects and to be ready for this new, very different era.
Meet top decision makers from the private and government sectors, put your products directly into the hands of buyers, and deliver a powerful sales message to potential customers. Visit an event filled with content led by experts, knowledge leaders and the latest products that will move your business forward.
Your innovation in the spotlight.
Start-up City is the innovation platform where the startup ecosystem and the construction industry come together. The start-ups Contech and Proptech are in the spotlight in front of more than 67,000 construction professionals. You will have the opportunity to engage with players in the region, front of the most exciting construction industry scene in the world, and also enjoy the 40-plus traction that The Big 5 has to offer.
The Big 5 Global Impact Awards recognize sustainability, technology and digital achievements in the construction sector. The awards include 19 categories that celebrate achievements and transformation in the construction industry that go beyond traditional measures of project delivery. The awards will be judged by an independent panel of recognized industry experts and are open to project owners, construction consultants, contractors, project management companies, engineering firms, developers and architectural firms
Establishing collaborative practices and partnerships has taken on increasing importance as projects have evolved beyond standard client-consultant-contractor relationships. To build a robust and inclusive recovery, the industry must come together to actively seek ways to accelerate the transformation of the industry to match the ambition of the Government's visions for project delivery.
Technology in construction is reshaping the industry, whilst the industry has been slow to embrace technology; the pandemic has provided a louder voice for value-based outcomes of technology and accelerated digitization.
Alongside construction leaders, innovators, architects, project and facility management practitioners and technologists will come together to present inspiring case studies. World-class speakers will take the stage to share their expertise through engaging discussions, interactive Q&As and strategic roundtables covering the industry's hottest topics. The Big 5 Global Industry Talks program was developed with hundreds of industry professionals, renowned associations and renowned partners.
Digital Construction World and a Intelligent Buildings are leading platforms for the construction technology industry to grow your business in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Both events feature live product presentations, knowledge exchanges and networking opportunities.
Provide a dedicated space for the most innovative, disruptive and agile players in the market to showcase the technologies that are transforming the construction industry.
The Women in Construction Forum & Awards aims to highlight the positive socio-economic impact of a gender-balanced workforce by highlighting women in the profession who excel in their roles, and companies that have a proven track record in implementing positive change to move the industry forward.
On the occasion of the BIG 5 show, plan and launch your incentive trip to Dubai now, invite your sales forces and your best clients, bring together, communicate ... You will know how to arouse enthusiasm !
COP28 is also the opportunity to make your annual seminar in Dubai, a trip and a meeting with your distributors network, make a product launch, celebrate a business anniversary...
Exhibit and organize a press trip.
Be creative, incentive your teams and your business partners !
Success is guaranteed ! Dubai combines all the assets of a successful operation.
// We will handle all group requests but will also offer you all-inclusive individual travel packages to Dubai for the BIG 5. Whether you are an exhibitor or a visitor, a large company or a start-up, we will manage your visit.
// A day tour to the most incredible iconic constructions of Dubai can be organized for your group in addition to the exhibition tour, as well as visits to Sustainable cities of the region. Tour will also be offered with individual travel packages.