global attendees
(*BPA audited)




exhibitors from
61 countries


participating countries

A detailed set of enhanced health and safety measures to ensure the successful integration of exhibitions and events post-COVID-19.

Be part of the most influential hub for the global construction community

Following four decades of success, The Big 5 continues to be the largest and most important event for the global construction industry in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, acting as the gateway between East and West. Join us to explore the most innovative built environment solutions from around the world. Network with your peers and gain industry insight at premium strategic conferences. Celebrate success
at our awards ceremonies and grow your career at the many technical CPD certified workshops.

Every year, we develop new dedicated features to ensure you gain the most value out of your participation, while connecting with the highest quality target audience. Above all, it is our priority to offer you a safe environment to do business and to equip you with the tools and
solutions you need to overcome the industry’s biggest challenges.

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.

Hear why The Big 5 is an unmissable event for global leading manufacturers, distributors and service providers.

Covering the full construction cycle and beyond

Specialised events alongside The Big 5 cater to these sectors’ specific needs and complete a 360° platform for the construction industry.

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.

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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.

Explore all learning resources

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.

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