The Big 5 is the largest and most influential building and construction show in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
Since 1979, the event has launched hundreds of thousands of products, it has facilitated partnerships, advanced knowledge and industry best practices, while serving as the gateway for international companies to access the markets in the region.
The Big 5 runs alongside nine specialised events enabling industry professionals to source products for every stage of the construction projects: The Big 5 Heavy, Middle East Concrete, Windows, Doors & Facades Event, Gulf Glass, HVAC R Expo, Middle East Stone, The Big 5 Solar, Urban Design & Landscape Expo and FM Expo.
Gathering buyers and manufacturers of construction products from around the world, The Big 5 also offers a broad educational agenda, with high-level conferences and over 240 CPD certified workshops across four days.
dmg events is a leading organiser of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines.
We aim to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business across multiple platforms.dmg events organises more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates every year.
The company’s portfolio of products includes many industry leading events such as The Big 5 construction shows, ADIPEC and Gastech energy events.
Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Dubai, UAE, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT, www.dmgt.com), one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom.