26 - 29 November 2017
11:00 - 19:00 Daily
Dubai World Trade Centre

Record Breaking Numbers in 2016

The Big 5 in Dubai took place from 21 - 24 November last year, and was the largest edition to date which attracted 78,869 participants from across the globe, over four packed days. The event was the busiest it has ever been, meaning more of the right key buyers to sell your products to.

  • Increase in Unique Visitors: +3.6%
  • Increase in Revisits: 4.1%
  • Increase in Participants: 7.2%

In 2016 The Big 5 introduced a brand new floorplan layout and dedicated product sectors, which made it easier to stand out to the right key buyers looking for your products. 2017 will continue to build upon this success to make it the best possible platform for you to network and do business. 

Take a look at some of the key highlights and secure your place today.


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Exhibit in 2017

Stay ahead of the competition and access the largest pool of international buyers only at The Big 5 2017. 


Maximise on the potential to sell your products to new and existing customers. Be found in your dedicated product sector by your key buyers. 83% of all exhibitors achieved this last year, will you be one of them in 2017?


Showcase and demonstrate your products to over 78,869 new and existing customers in the construction industry. Be part of the Live Product Demonstrations to promote your products live on the show floor.


Meet key buyers, network with agents and do business with distributors. We invite professionals who manage projects valued at more than US$100m through our Platinum Club, as well as a host of VIPs you could be doing business with in 2017.


Gather insight and key knowledge on the Middle East market. Attend workshops from our educational programme, discover how to do business in the UAE or apply to attend our prestigious one day conference.

Benefits include

Promote Products

The Big 5 is the only event that can guarantee ROI for key suppliers, with access to a global market of buyers.

Meet Distributors

Network with distributors from the UAE and see how you can get your product in front of thousands of key buyers.

2017 Floorplan

With a brand new floorplan layout and product sectors there is no better place to launch new or existing products in their dedicated categories.

Don't miss anything

We have been part of The Big 5 for years now and it has been an extremely good experience for us. It is undoubtedly the biggest convention in the UAE, which not only brings companies from the UAE but also the GCC and the wider North African region.

Francisco Castano,

CEO – Technal

Each year The Big 5 draws in thousands of global suppliers and buyers of construction products, technologies and services to explore prime opportunities within the dynamic Arab construction markets. It is an excellent platform for us to network with exhibitors, visitors, practitioners and experts.

Jamal Bin Marghoob,

Director of Marketing and Corporate Communication – DAFZA

The Big 5 provides a 360 degree platform to the building and construction industry and we are excited to be part of it.

Added Sajan,

Alucopanel Middle East



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