26 - 29 November 2017
11:00 - 19:00 Daily
Dubai World Trade Centre
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Who Visits

The Big 5 is the global meeting place for construction industry professionals, attracting serious buyers from the UAE, the wider GCC region and internationally.

With a brand new floorplan layout and dedicated product sectors, The Big 5 is the perfect platform for construction professionals to access thousands of key construction suppliers to find the products that they are looking for.

Why key buyers attend The Big 5

 Your key buyers are attending The Big 5 to find you and the products they need. Take a look at some quick visitor facts from 2015:

  • 81% attend to source new products
  • 78% attend to discover the latest product innovations and trends
  • 77% attend to meet with current suppliers
  • 73% attend to network with the industry

Who are the key buyers?


The Big 5 2015 welcomed  73,584 participants making this the biggest and best attended Big 5 show ever, and further underpinning the show as the main event of the year within the construction industry event portfolio. Take a look at who visits the show, and register your interest with us today.



  • Agent / Distributor
  • Manufacturer
  • Engineer
  • Architect
  • Interior Designer
  • Main Contractor
  • Building Consultant
  • Real Estate Developer
  • MEP Contractor
  • Project Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Government Official



It was a great opportunity to be a part of the major event of the construction industry; especially as it was more competitive and well-organized more than ever.
The huge number of exhibitors and the wide range of products provided me with all the necessary information about the market, and were more than sufficient to achieve my goals from the event.

Mahmoud Farj Mahmoud

Structural Engineer Directorate of Public Works – Government of Sharjah

I decided to visit The Big 5 to check for products that we have difficulty in finding in the local market as well as to have more options for suppliers for the same item, as well as check for new products in the market.

Visitor to The Big 5 2015

I visited The Big 5 to help my awareness of the latest products and new technology. The Big 5 is the best platform to network and upgrade our career. I was pleased with the CPD seminars and I will return next year. It was a fantastic opportunity.

Visitor to The Big 5 2015

The Big 5 is a great platform for companies to exhibit their core products. You can get to know the latest technology being used, source regional products and get to know the market conditions of various regions and countries.

Stephen Dsouza

Facility Engineer, Trans Gulf Electromechanical LLC

The Big 5 is an ideal platform that has helped us to meet international and regional manufacturers across the globe. The Big 5 gives a great opportunity to reach some fruitful agreements with selected manufacturers. This is a fantastic opportunity I will certainly visit the next year as well.

Kanil Kumar

Reunion Electrical Trading LLC.

Look no further than The Big 5 for the best industry networking and the perfect place for business opportunities in the construction field.

Hany Awny

Construction Manager, Arabtec Construction

I decided to visit The Big 5 because it’s very useful for educational sessions and improving my skills.


Consulting Office Mahmoud Ahmed