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Start-up City

Start-up City

Shaping the future of the construction industry

Start-up City is the innovation platform where the startup ecosystem and the construction industry come together. Contech and Proptech start-ups are in the spotlight in front of key construction professionals. You will get the opportunity to engage with the actors of the most exciting construction industry region in the world and take advantage of the 40+ years traction The Big 5 has to offer.

Get ready to build, expand and push the construction industry forward.

Top reasons to exhibit

Validate your product in the market

Validate your product in the market

Build your brand

Boost your brand awareness

Build lasting business relationships

Network with industry stakeholders & investors

Network with industry stakeholders & investors

Learn through our curated knowledge offering

Generate qualified leads

Generate qualified leads

CASE STUDY: How TENDERD closed deals over USD 30,000 at Start-up City

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TENDERD exhibited at The Big 5’s Start-up City in November 2019 in order to get exposure and gain market knowledge. Not only did they close machine rental deals worth USD 30,000, they also won the Start-up City Pitch Competition and a prize of the value of USD 25,000.

EXHIBIT, PITCH AND WIN!

  • A fully equipped exhibiting space to build your pipeline
  • Online listing on The Big 5 website to increase your visibility
  • Marketing support by a team of experts to attract the attention of the construction industry
  • Entry for the pitch competition to benchmark your worth in front of a prestigious panel
Testimonial

Start-Up City at The Big 5 is a very powerful environment that enables us to develop new relationships. People who visited our stand are keen to discover new technologies and we were excited to demo our new product to them and let them try it out.

Paul Peretie
CEO Adok Sas
Testimonial

Winning the Start-Up City Pitch Competition gave us validation that our technological solutions will help shape the construction industry in time to come. In addition, throughout the four days of exhibiting at The Big 5 we met many potential clients and partners.

Chong Siong
VP Growth TENDERD
Testimonial

If you are a start-up looking for exposure or to test the Middle Eastern markets, you should definitely consider The Big 5 Start-up City. We met high quality customers from across the region and we had an overall great experience with many follow ups.

Lawrence Rankin
CEO Nuwvuw

Sponsorship opportunities

Become a sponsor of Start-up City to enhance your brand recognition among a community of innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and decision makers.

INCREASE YOUR BRAND VISIBILITY

Expose your brand to 67,000+ construction professionals visiting The Big 5 and looking for innovation.

EMBRACE
DISRUPTION

Position your company as the driver of disruption which is the undisputable future of the industry.

ALIGN WITH THE GOVERNMENT’S VISION

Demonstrate support for the government’s agenda that focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship.

TAP INTO A NEW DATA POOL

Address a new audience of potential partners and clients with innovative minds and fresh ideas.

Start-up City Partners

Community Partner

Ecosystem Partner