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Why Visit

Why Visit the Big 5?

Source, connect and expand your business at the most influential construction event in Middle East, Africa and South Asia

With its 43rd edition, The Big 5 2022 elevates the construction industry with a range of specialized events and features guaranteed to keep you ahead of the competition.

Over 2000 international exhibitors from 60 countries will be present to showcase thelatest products and trends. Upskill to advance your career with 70 CPD-certified expert themed talks and expand your business network with 55,000 industry peers.

What's in it for you?

There are more reasons to attend The Big 5 than ever before! We have new Summits, Talks, Start-Up Competitions, Awards and more!


The Big 5 Global Construction Leaders’ Summit

Engaging the region's leading construction figures.


The Big 5 Global Construction Impact Summit

Supporting the empowerment of ESG and achieving net zero in 2050.


The Big 5 FutureTech Construction Summit

Exploring construction technologies that are transforming the industry.


The Big 5 Construction Impact Awards

Celebrating stand-out achievements with more awards than ever before.


Digital Construction World

Has grown to showcase more innovative start-ups and address the most pressing technology transformation questions.



Showcasing the most innovative start-ups in the industry.



An exclusive event for the industry’s leading architects, designers, and specifiers.


Women in

Promoting diversity & inclusion to transform the construction industry.

The world of construction convenes at The Big 5

A truly global event attracting 2,000+ exhibitors from 60+ countries, The Big 5 attracts global leaders, innovators, thinkers, and game changers.

What our visitors love about our show

The Ultimate Platform for visitors to Grow, Learn & Network

For over 40 years, we have strived to make every Big 5 show the best visitor experience possible! Big 5 visitors' feedback reflects the importance of opportunity, knowledge, and community, making it the ultimate event to attend.


said The Big 5 is important for their business


Be part of a like-minded community


learning how to overcome challenges

It’s been a very successful show for us, the quality of visitors we met was excellent.

Steve Day

Sales Manager, Goveco

It is great to be back again, meeting face-to-face, with the whole construction community. We have been amazed by the crowd we have seen. It is very impressive and great for us to meet new client prospects.

Alejandro Bonilla Corzo

Corporate Marketing Director, Forsa S.A

Thought I would be there for an hour, stayed for five.

Christopher Seymour

Managing Director, Mott MacDonald Middle East

The exhibition is good. It showcases many products using latest technologies. Impressive! I was able meet some business owners and exchange contacts for future business.

Alex Tochukwu

Engineer, YAS Airconditioning Supplies Industry LLC

We are impressed with the innovation, quality, sustainability, and designs of these high-quality European brands, and are looking forward to sourcing more of them for our distinguished developments across Dubai.

Farhad Azizi

CEO, Azizi Development

This is amazing. It shows that business is back to normal. This is the most relevant crowd we have seen! We have also made many appointments with international visitors.

M. Asghar M. Hussain

Managing Director, Water Seal Insulation Mat. Cont. Co. LLC

It’s easy to justify your trip!

If you need approval for your trip to The Big 5, use our “justification letter” as a template to communicate the benefits of attending and your objectives.