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23 - 26 November 2020

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The Big 5 Digital Festival

In 2020, The Big 5 runs digitally to keep supporting and empowering the global construction community during these challenging and crucial times. From 23 to 26 November, The Big 5 Digital Festival connects industry stakeholders, fostering dialogue, providing leading-edge education, promoting innovation, and facilitating business around the world.

Join thousands of companies and peer professionals at the most crucial construction industry gathering to expand your network, increase your brand awareness, and grow your business from the comfort of your office or home.

What to expect

4 days of product showcasing, networking, and live premium content

15+ high level keynotes, 80+ expert speakers, 40+ certified sessions

500+ companies showcasing their products


How it works


An unmissable programme, set around key themes of market outlook, digital and smart, architecture and design, sustainability, project management and facilities management.


The purpose-built platform enables one-to-one video calls and chat functionality to connect you with buyers and other industry professionals, using AI-powered matchmaking.

Product showcases

Focused around lead generation, the exhibitor’s products and services can be uploaded with all kinds of information to allow potential buyers to browse and learn more.

Sponsors & featured exhibitors

Inspirational agenda themes

Through four inspiring days, the event will provide an extensive product showcase alongside a focused “Redefining Construction” programme, exploring project management, smart & digital, sustainability, architecture & design, and facilities management strategies to build the construction industry of the future.

Construction market outlook

The construction market is going through an unprecedented period of transition. Future-proof your business strategies by accessing the latest market insights and projections for the post-Covid era.

Architecture & design

Join our experts from RIBA, discover the future of architecture & design and its role addressing climate change, embracing sustainability, implementing new technologies, and promoting wellbeing.

Facilities management

Join us and discover how to manage FM during a pandemic, with efficient built environments, digital transformation, health & safety, and sustainability at heart.

Project management

With unexpected delays in projects across the globe, expert project management is paramount today. Lead your organisation toward a successful transformation with our PMI accredited sessions.

Digital & smart

Learn how organisations can succeed in this era of disruption, discover the role of digital technologies, and the influence that data driven decision-making, digital twins, AR and 3D printing have on projects.


Gain insights on the strategies and the leadership approaches from the best of the best around the world and join us for discussions that will help the construction sector become more sustainable.

A selection of our global expert speakers

Globally recognised experts from a variety of construction companies will share inside scoops on next-generation innovations, policies and strategies during the digital festival, making it an unmissable event for the entire industry.

His Excellency Sami Ahmad Dhaen Al Qamzi
Director General, Department of Economic Development - Government of Dubai

Marie-Luce Godinot
Executive Vice President - Digital Transformation, IT, Innovation and Sustainable Development, Bouygues Construction - France

Faisal Ali Rashid
Senior Director - Demand Side Management, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

Emily Yates
Smart City Director, City of Philadelphia – USA

Dr. Paul Toyne
Practice leader- Sustainability, Grimshaw Global – UK

Fahad Mahmoud Bedaiwi
Senior Vice President - Head of FM, The National Commercial Bank, KSA

Why exhibit or sponsor?

qualified leads

Receive analytics and all the data of attendees to your booth and/or session, on your dedicated online dashboard.

Be seen as a
thought leader

Position your company as the authority in your field of expertise via pre-recorded presentations followed by live Q&A promoting attendee interactions.

Connect &

Connect your company with the industry’s most important stakeholders and forge new collaborations over live video conferences and chat options.

brand awareness

Showcase your brand in front of a global audience of professionals actively seeking innovation and inspiration.

Products showcase & sourcing

Present your products to a global audience through a multimedia platform to generate new business

  • Building Interiors & Finishes
  • Building Envelope / Special Construction
  • Concrete & Cement Products, Technologies & Services
  • Construction Tools & Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Digital Construction Products & Services
  • FM Products, Technologies & Services
  • Glass Production, Technologies & Machineries
  • Heavy Construction Equipment, Machinery & Vehicles
  • HVAC R Products, Technologies & Services
  • Intelligent Buildings
  • MEP Services
  • Offsite & Modular Construction
  • Solar Products & Technologies
  • Stone Products, Technologies & Services
  • Urban Design and Landscape Products, Technologies & Services
  • Windows, Doors & Facades

Partnering with us.

Whether you’re looking to connect with clients, launch a new product, generate new business, or raise your profile in the construction industry, we will partner with you to make The Big 5 Digital Festival, a new opportunity to help you emerge stronger from this changing market environment.

Contact us today to explore the best route to market for your business this November.

Hussein Abdel Khalik
Sales Director
T: +971 4 4380355
M: +971 50 997 1137
E: [email protected]

Sponsors and Partners

Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Digital & Smart Talks Series Sponsor

Session Sponsor

FM Stream Main Sponsor

Keynote Sponsor

Panel Sponsor

Supporting Partner

Supporting Association

Project Management Knowledge Partner