26 - 29 November 2017
11:00 - 19:00 Daily
Dubai World Trade Centre
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Record Breaking Numbers at The Big 5 2016

The Big 5 in Dubai 20016 took place from 21 - 24 November and is the largest construction event in the Middle East, attracting thousands of key buyers and suppliers from across the globe, over four packed days. 

This year The Big 5 introduced a brand new floorplan layout and dedicated product sectors, making it even easier for key buyers to find the right construction products and suppliers they are looking for. This year The Big 5 brought 2586 suppliers and saw more than 73,500 participants to do business with. 

The Big 5 in Dubai continues to be the number one choice for construction professionals from across the globe, and with a market in growth there is more opportunity available to suppliers than ever before. 

Following on from a hugely successful 37th edition, The Big 5 is well underway with preparations for 2017 and beyond. 

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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. 


Place your brand in front of the MENA region's largest meeting place for the construction industry, pushing you ahead of your competitors and increasing your brand awareness within the GCC region. 


Showcase and demonstrate your products to over 73,500 construction industry professionals - your new and existing customers. Generate new leads and contacts needed to build your business. 


Meet key buyers with projects worth over US$100mn through our Platinum Club. Benefit from our new Distributors Programme, facilitating introductions between local distributors and international brands. 


Gather market insight and key knowledge on how to trade successfully in the UAE at our free half day seminar. Take the opportunity to meet the experts and learn how to optimise your business in the UAE. 

Key features of The Big 5

Sell Products to Customers

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

Meet with 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

It was a great opportunity to be a part of the major event of the construction industry; especially as it was more competitive and well-organized more than ever.
The huge number of exhibitors and the wide range of products provided me with all the necessary information about the market, and were more than sufficient to achieve my goals from the event.

Mahmoud Farj Mahmoud

Structural Engineer Directorate of Public Works – Government of Sharjah

I decided to visit The Big 5 to check for products that we have difficulty in finding in the local market as well as to have more options for suppliers for the same item, as well as check for new products in the market.

Visitor to The Big 5 2015

I visited The Big 5 to help my awareness of the latest products and new technology. The Big 5 is the best platform to network and upgrade our career. I was pleased with the CPD seminars and I will return next year. It was a fantastic opportunity.

Visitor to The Big 5 2015

The Big 5 is a great platform for companies to exhibit their core products. You can get to know the latest technology being used, source regional products and get to know the market conditions of various regions and countries.

Stephen Dsouza

Facility Engineer, Trans Gulf Electromechanical LLC

The Big 5 is an ideal platform that has helped us to meet international and regional manufacturers across the globe. The Big 5 gives a great opportunity to reach some fruitful agreements with selected manufacturers. This is a fantastic opportunity I will certainly visit the next year as well.

Kanil Kumar

Reunion Electrical Trading LLC.

Look no further than The Big 5 for the best industry networking and the perfect place for business opportunities in the construction field.

Hany Awny

Construction Manager, Arabtec Construction

I decided to visit The Big 5 because it’s very useful for educational sessions and improving my skills.


Consulting Office Mahmoud Ahmed

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