Shape the future of
The construction industry
DISRUPTORS IN ACTION
DISRUPTORS IN ACTION
Start-up City is The Big 5’s innovation platform where the start-up ecosystem and the global construction industry come together. Contech, proptech, infratech, and energy start-ups get to take the spotlight in front of 55,000+ construction professionals and become change leaders of the future.
Become a part of Start-up City and get the opportunity to launch your future-forward product, to engage with actors of the most exciting construction industry region in the world, and to forge valuable relationships with investors and key construction professionals.
Get ready to build, expand and push the construction industry forward.
Generate new business opportunities and get qualified leads
Network with key industry stakeholders & investors from across the globe
Build lasting business relationships to increase your international presence
Get insights into booming construction markets in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia
Test the market and validate your product in the market
Boost your brand
All exhibiting start-ups can enter the highly regarded Start-up City Pitch Competition, which is an additional opportunity to magnify your brand recognition; plus you will stand a chance to win USD 25,000 worth of bespoke marketing package.
Find out how you can be involved with Start-up City to enhance your brand recognition among a community of innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, and decision makers.
Expose your brand to 55,000+ construction professionals visiting The Big 5 and looking for innovation.
Position your company as the driver of disruption which is the undisputable future of the industry.
Demonstrate support for the government’s agenda that focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Address a new audience of potential partners and clients with innovative minds and fresh ideas.
Start-up City, in association with Startupbootcamp, are proud to present a series of talks with key stakeholders who are shaping the startup ecosystem in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia region.
Watch the series to gain invaluable insights into the opportunities for local and international startups and entrepreneurs to access the region, learn why Dubai serves as a sandbox for innovation, and get inspired to use our platform as your launchpad for global success.
“Very happy with the variety of products and services exhibited.”
“The Big 5 is our reference point for any business conducted in the Middle East.”
“Great place to meet industry experts and build relationships.”
“Start-up City at The Big 5 is good way of getting familiar in the region and gaining access to potential investors.”
“It was a fantastic opportunity to meet with new people from various disciplines and locations. I am really interested in participating next year.”
“Start-up City was the highlight of my visit to the The Big 5 2021. We have picked some of these solutions to be tested on our projects in the region.”
5 - 8 DECEMBER 2022
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
Note: Admission is free for trade and industry professionals. Visitors under age 18 will not be permitted.