25 - 28 November 2019

Since 1979, The Big 5 is the powerhouse of the booming construction industry in the Middle East.

The event has launched hundreds and thousands of products boosting the expansion of the regional market over the past four decades. It has facilitated partnerships, advanced knowledge and industry best practices, while serving as the gateway for international companies to access the Middle East.

Today, The Big 5 is the number one annual meeting place for the global construction community to network, learn and do business in the Middle East and beyond.

Get more insight from some of our key stakeholder's past experiences

Matt Denton
President, dmg events

  The Big 5 has been the gateway for thousands of international manufacturers, suppliers and construction professionals from all around the world to do business and build their client networks in the UAE and wider Middle East region.  

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Josine Heijmans
Vice President- Construction, The Big 5


 Today, celebrating this important milestone, we keep looking ahead as we continue to innovate and improve our events to meet the ever changing needs of the construction community and make a positive impact in the sector. 

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Paul Kyriazis
The Big 5 Representative for Greece


  The Big 5 is the annual meeting point for everyone in the construction industry. Why? Because the UAE is an easy place to travel to, there are no complicated visa requirements, so companies from across the globe can simply say “let’s meet at The Big 5 once a year!”  

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Nagarajan C.V.
Deputy CEO, Dutco Tennant LLC.


 The Big 5 is not just an exhibition about Dubai or the UAE: people from all over the region visit the event. Meeting these industry professionals helped us be confident that our business was exportable, and that we could successfully operate in neighboring countries as well. 

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Shabbir Haideri
Group General Manager, M.A.H.Y. Khoory & Co.


 The Big 5 has been a milestone in M.A.H.Y. Khoory's history, since we took the first step to participate in the prestigious event more than 25 years ago. 

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