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The Big 5 2021 live in person was a huge success.
You can still join us online!

On the 12 September 2021, doors opened for The Big 5 at Dubai World Trade Centre welcoming back the global construction industry to reconnect face to face for the first time in two years.

The community discovered thousands of new products, learned new skills, got CPD points and expanded their business contacts across four powerful days.

The Big 5 Online Reconnect Days opens from 16 - 17 November 2021, where you can still meet the community, find the best construction suppliers and chat online, all from the comfort of your desk or mobile.

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.

The Big 5 Online Reconnect Days

16 -17 November 2021

The Online Reconnect Days will take place on The Big 5 Online. Join the global community of construction professionals for two powerful days of networking, learning and re-engaging.

  • Join online content and gain insights from world-leading experts who will share their expertise on crucial industry topics
  • Get findings and white papers from high-level summits

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See what the participants had to say

“We miss this a lot more than we think we did. It’s been a privilege to be here, back in a live event, in person. The thing that really struck me the most are the accents that I have heard, not only on the exhibitor stands, but also the visitors and the sheer diversity of people that have attended. It really has excited and I am thrilled to be here.”

Paul Grinnall

Principal Consultant and CEO , GM + A

“The exhibition is good. It showcases many products using latest technologies. Impressive! I was able meet some business owners and exchange contacts for future business.”

Alex Tochukwu

Engineer , YAS Airconditioning Supplies Industry LLC

“I have finally come to The Big 5 after 2 years. It’s good to be back and meet potential people I can work with. An email doesn’t do it, it’s important to meet people.”

Pranav Nasta

Business Development , Motion Trdg

“Thought I would be there for an hour, stayed for five.”

Christopher Seymour

Managing Director , Mott MacDonald Middle East

“It is great to be back again, meeting face-to-face, with the whole construction community. We have been amazed by the crowd we have seen. It is very impressive and great for us to meet new client prospects.”

Alejandro Bonilla Corzo

Corporate Marketing Director , Forsa S.A

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Attended by the industry's best

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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.

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