25 - 28 November 2019 | 11:00 - 19:00 DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE


This year, The Big 5 opens its show floor to select start-ups to participate and interact with hundreds of innovation-hungry construction professionals. Start-ups with a focus in the construction industry, the willingness to scale up and to connect with you will be participating in the Start-up City.

Meet our panel of experts who helped us identify the most valuable solutions to host at the Start-up City.

We are pleased to announce our esteemed judging panel that will select one Start-up as the sole winner. 


What you can expect at the Start-up City?

  • Disruptors battle it out at the Start-ups Pitch Competition at the Live Innovation Zone theatre
  • Feed your innovation hungry appetite
  • Discover the latest solutions to help you get ahead of the competition


Applications are closed, for more information please contact startupcity@thebig5.ae

Our Start-up Ecosystem Partner

Wamda accelerates entrepreneurship ecosystems throughout the MENA region by joining Wamda Capital, the most active, multi-stage, sector agnostic venture capital fund investing in high growth technology or technology-enabled startups across the MENA, and the Wamda Platform, the leading knowledge platform offering integrated programs including media, community development, research, corporate and government advisory services to the various stakeholders of the MENA startup ecosystem.