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connect, grow, and succeed

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.

Today, we bring the industry together again to support economic growth and recovery through face-to-face business networking, live product showcases, and knowledge sharing experiences under one roof.

The Big 5 will welcome you live in person from 12 - 15 September 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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


The Big 5 online: maximising your in-person experience

To enhance your in-person experience at The Big 5 and to maximise your ROI, we are introducing an online platform in 2021.

The online platform will be live from 22 August – 17 November 2021, and it is designed to support your in-person experience. It offers a space for exhibitors and visitors to plan, promote, and follow up with one another in their own time and from anywhere - meaning you can dedicate the in-person event to effective face-to-face meetings with the most relevant players.

Attended by the industry's best

Hear why our exhibitors and visitors are excited to participate in person at The Big 5

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

Engaging the region's most influential construction leaders.

Sharing insights into revolutionary construction technologies.

Inspiring the future of the facades industry.

Celebrating stand-out achievements and industry transformation.

Promoting diversity & inclusion to transform the construction industry.

Connecting construction technology providers and relevant buyers.

Showcasing the most innovative startups in the industry.

Featuring the most advanced smart home and building management systems.

Confirmed 2021 exhibitors include

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How can you participate?

Visit an event packed with expert-led content, knowledge leaders and the latest products that will drive your business forward. Meet high profile decision-makers from private and government sectors, place your products directly in the hands of buyers, and provide a powerful sales message to potential clients.

Download the brochure today to find out how The Big 5 can help you reach your commercial goals

This year, with the addition of the online platform, you will get even more opportunities to plan, promote, and follow up with visitors in your own time and from anywhere in the world, ensuring you get the most out of your time at the live in-person event.

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At dmg events, a commitment to delivering exceptional live in-person events that support economic growth and recovery will be reinforced by All Secure, a four-point framework designed to protect, exhibitors, visitors and venue contractors. This programme of enhanced measures will ensure the health and wellbeing of participants is prioritised.
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