global attendees
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exhibiting space


exhibitors from 61 countries


participating countries represented

If you only attend one construction event per year, make it The Big 5.

The Big 5 is the largest and most influential building and construction event focused on opportunities across the MEASA region.

Our event’s strong thought leadership credentials encourage you to network, learn and debate key industry issues. Your ideas contribute to the value people find and the knowledge we all gain over four busy and productive days.

Meet buyers, meet suppliers, meet manufacturers and fellow professionals. The global industry is here. You must be too.

Facilitating business for the construction industry for over 40 years

For more than 40 years The Big 5 has brought together the global construction community to explore opportunities in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

Real estate developers, architects, contractors, engineers, consultants, manufacturers and distributors attend to source from a wide range of products, learn from industry leaders and build their business network

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Specialised events alongside The Big 5
covering the full construction cycle

Strategically curated learning and networking features

The annual centrepiece for the region’s construction leaders to discuss strategic industry developments, share valuable information and network.

Putting the spotlight on the most innovative technology that is shaping the future of construction.

Featuring the most advanced smart building management solutions that are critical for creating user-centric and energy efficient buildings with optimal performance.

A dedicated space for the most innovative, disruptive and agile players to showcase technologies that will transform the construction industry.

An exclusive space for architects and designers to discover the latest trends and innovations in a relaxed setting away from the exhibition crowds.

Recognising sustainable development, technological, and digital achievements in the construction industry.

A powerful platform promoting diversity and inclusion in order to create a more balanced and productive environment within the construction sector.

Delivering the latest updates on industry trends, regulations and upcoming projects with the added bonus of free CPD certification.

Empowering success through knowledge

White papers

Looking for insights into key topics for the construction industry? Read the white papers from select live sessions and online webinars.


Knowledge sharing sessions led by industry experts on the latest and trending skills across a variety of key themes from the comfort of your own home (or office chair).

Video Library

Listen to industry thought leaders and decision makers share their experience and knowledge with the construction community.

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Exhibiting at The Big 5

The industry comes to The Big 5 for innovation, ideas and to do deals. It is your opportunity to show them what you’ve got.

Visiting The Big 5

The Big 5 gives you the opportunity to grow your network and boost your skills, all in one place, all for free.

Sponsors and Partners

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Official Hotels Partner

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