The most influential event for the construction industry

For over 40 years, The Big 5 has provided an unmatched platform for the global construction industry to secure new business across the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia:

  • Live product showcases
  • Knowledge exchange
  • Networking opportunities

Join us in person and online to accelerate your business today.

Connecting buyers and sellers for 40+ years

The Big 5 has launched hundreds of thousands of products into the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The event serves as a platform to facilitate partnerships, reconnect with clients, advance knowledge and industry best practices, and to propel local and international businesses into the market.


Generate new business opportunities and get leads


Access key buyers in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia


Get insights into booming construction markets


Meet distributors and agents to increase your international presence

Helping exhibitors find new business


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Take a leap, over $2.1 trillion in un-awarded business. Here is your opportunity.


United Arab Emirates

The Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 and the Dubai 2040 Urban Masterplan provide the framework for more than 1,800 major projects worth just over $700 billion.


Saudi Arabia

Over $1.34 trillion worth of projects are planned or under way to support the the Saudi transformation vision by 2030, including the $500 billion Neom giga project.



The busiest projects market over the past two years is Egypt with just under $570 billion worth of active projects including the NEW Cairo Monorail and upgrades to multiple local sea ports.

Covering the full construction cycle and beyond

Find the products you are looking for, all under one roof from the best international and local industry-leading suppliers, who showcase their latest construction innovations and solutions.

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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

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

Christopher Seymour

Managing Director, Mott MacDonald Middle East

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

It’s been a very successful show for us, the quality of visitors we met was excellent.

Steve Day

Sales Manager, Goveco

This is amazing. It shows that business is back to normal. This is the most relevant crowd we have seen! We have also made many appointments with international visitors.

M. Asghar M. Hussain

Managing Director, Water Seal Insulation Mat. Cont. Co. LLC