25 - 28 November 2019

Continuous professional development is key not only to enhance your competency and to keep your knowledge up-to-date, but it also reinforces the credibility of your company. At The Big 5, we understand the importance of training and education and have prepared a comprehensive programme of 240+ free CPD-certified workshops and high-level conference sessions on topics encompassing all disciplines in the construction industry.

In addition, you can also join a series of networking and knowledge sharing events that provide a unique environment where meeting new people is easy and catching up with your colleagues, clients and suppliers comes naturally. 


The CEO Forum


The Big 5 CEO Forum is an exclusive invitation-only summit gathering the who's who of the construction industry for a day of knowledge sharing and networking.

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Futuretech Construction Summit

The summit explores future trends and technologies through case studies, panel discussions and thought-provoking presentations on:

    > Evolution of Artificial Intelligence
    > Digital Asset Management
    > Smart Home, Smart Buildings, IOT
    > 3D Printing
    > Trending Technology: VR, AR & Drones

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Women in Construction Forum & Awards



The Women in Construction Forum & Awards celebrate the female workforce in the construction industry, raise awareness of their achievements and empower the next generation to reach further.

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The Big 5 Talks


Topics cover the full spectrum of the construction industry, including:   

    > Architecture & Design Talks
    > Offsite & Modular Talks
    > Project Management Talks
    > Technology Talks


Autodesk Construction Technology Forum


The Autodesk Construction Technology Forum will discuss how various project stakeholders can get deeper insight in building information modelling (BIM) for faster project delivery, effective asset lifecycle management and gain a competitive advantage.

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RIBA Talks

The RIBA Talks has been designed to provide you with an insight into the big issues affecting practices in today’s challenging environment. Topics discussed will include fire safety in design, modern conservation and heritage buildings as well as working in different geographical and historical contexts.

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Start-up City


Start-up City is the centre of innovation where the region’s blue sky thinkers meet to promote the next generation of talent and technology.

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Live Innovation Zone

The newest and most innovative products available in the market will be demonstrated live in front of your eyes. You will see first-hand how to best use a product in your projects and have your questions answered directly by the manufacturers and distributors.

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Register now for free entry!

Free registration closes at 4pm on 24 November.
Non-registered visitors will be charged 200 AED.