25 - 28 November 2019

*68,753 participants across the co-located events; 60,877 BPA audited participants exclusively at The Big 5 and HVAC R Expo


Why exhibit?

The Big 5 gives you an all-access pass to the region’s top buyers and distributors and a unique opportunity to show that you're at the top of your game.

Here are three top reasons why you should have a stand at the show:

         Generate qualified leads

         Promote your brand

         Stay ahead of competition



Who will you meet?

With visitor numbers predicted to rise again in 2019, we’ve put together a quick guide to the construction professionals you can expect to meet in November.



Architects visit the event to research the latest design and construction technologies heading to the region and meet genuinely innovative suppliers and are interested in the design-focused content featured in our comprehensive workshops.



Product research is paramount for consultants who value The Big 5 for the rapid review it offers of the ways construction technology is influencing their business.



Contractors use The Big 5 to source products. They want to meet with global suppliers who can get the products they need to job sites around the region cost-effectively.

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C-level leaders

Leaders in construction use The Big 5 to share their ideas and influence their industry. They rapidly refresh their network of contacts and scan the event for industry-changing trends and ideas.



The event is like a live action catalogue of the construction products and technologies their customers are searching for. They are looking to expand their network of innovative global suppliers and clinch local and regional distribution agreements.



Engineers from all disciplines head to The Big 5 to update their skills and knowledge. They use our comprehensive certified workshop programmes to bolster their professional accreditations and learn about the impact of new technologies and techniques.

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A vibrant regional manufacturing industry has developed to serve the construction sector. Manufacturers come to The Big 5 to source new supplies of vital raw materials and component parts.

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Project managers

Project managers source professional education opportunities from The Big 5’s workshop programmes and project management talks. They research innovative products and services that can contribute to the on-time delivery of construction projects.

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Procurement professionals

Procurement professionals come to learn about product innovations and advances at The Big 5. They research cost-effective ways to supply their project with every product, technology or service needed to complete it on time.

How KAPELLI secured deals worth $680,000

Case study from The Big 5


A leading supplier of high quality doors, KAPELLI chose to exhibit at The Big 5 to expand their exports in the MENA region. After an incredibly successful event in 2018, KAPELLI is now back in 2019 to further expand their sales.

Download case study

If a company has a popular product and has a desire to develop and grow in the MENA
region, then exhibiting at The Big 5 is a must.

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New in 2019

Offsite & Modular Construction

The Big 5 responds to the industry demand of delivering rapid and efficient construction by introducing the Offsite and Modular Construction Sector to the expo floor. 

Find out more

Featured products include:

  • Prefabricated Building Components
  • Pre-engineered Building Services
  • Modular MEP Systems
  • Bathroom and Kitchen Pods
  • Framing Solutions in Steel, Timber and Concrete
  • Modular Volumetric Systems

Facts and figures

The Big 5 is an unmatched platform to achieve your business goals with high quality buyers attending from across the construction industry. Find out all about the results that was delivered from The Big 5 2018.

2019 floorplan

Nothing beats a floorplan in giving a clear view on how The Big 5 is laid out this year, including the specialised events and its dedicated product sectors.

Sponsorship opportunities

Boost your brand awareness

The Big 5 is an unmatched platform to place your brand in front of high quality buyers from across the construction industry.

Sponsorship opportunities


construction professionals will see your brand

Ready to grow your business?

For 40 years, The Big 5 has played a pivotal role for thousands of exhibitors in launching their operations
and running a successful business in the Middle East. 

Do you want to expand your business in the Middle East and beyond?