39th Edition Trade Show

The Big 5

"Shaping the Future of Construction"
The Big 5 brings the entire portfolio of building materials, construction products and solutions together under one roof. Manufacturers, suppliers, traders and service providers from Middle East Asia, Europe and Americas would be showcasing thousand of advanced technologies and solutions. Attended by architects, engineers, builders, contractors, interior designers, consultants and all construction industry professionals, The Big 5 is a must attend event that brings global network and credibility of The Big 5 series of events.


  • Across all four days, you’ll witness live and interactive demonstrations at the Live Innovation Zone
  • Discover all of the next construction tech disruptors in one place
  • The Big 5 Talks Series presents a world-class educational programme
  • The FutureTech Construction Summit explores future trends and technologies


11:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Business)

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Visitors: 65000 (Estimated)
Exhibitors: 2601 (Estimated)

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Trade Show
Building & Construction
Industrial Engineering


Frequency Annual
(Listed since Jul 2013)
Past Editions November 26 - 29, 2017 (38th Edition)
November 21 - 24, 2016 (37th Edition)
November 23 - 26, 2015 (36th Edition)
November 17 - 20, 2014 (35th Edition)
November 25 - 28, 2013 (34th Edition)

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Different Located Editions The Big 5 Dubai - UAE

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The Big 5 Heavy 26-29 Nov 2018, Dubai
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Visitors Attending

Mohammed Misbahuddin

Mohammed Misbahuddin

Quality Control at Saudi Binladin Group Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Ashish Gautam

Ashish Gautam

Senior Architect at Creative Designer Architect New Delhi, India
Haytham Shenawy

Haytham Shenawy

CEO at RealMark Developments Cairo, Egypt
Vamsi Revada

Vamsi Revada

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Coordinator & Projects Manager at Green Nature Erbil, Iraq
Tuhi Tu

Tuhi Tu

Civil Engineer at College student Mumbai, India
Firoz Mallik

Firoz Mallik

FF Italian Engineering Com pany at FF Italian Engineering Company Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Visitor's Reviews

5 DR UMESH KULKARNI Proprietor at Fine Envirotech Engineers Edition Attended : Nov, 2017

Its one of the very well organised international event ever i visited.i am moving worlwide for related conferences and exhibitions and i found this to be organised superbly. Its a great platform for business expansion. I wish to attend next year too

5 willam Supervisor at Abnyati Investment Company Edition Attended : Nov, 2017

it was good and educational experience for all of us in our company specially in the MEP field, my comment only is if possible next time please provide internet connection in the event. thank you

5 Abubakr Belal Project Manager at Abubakr Consultant Engineering Edition Attended : Nov, 2017

The best place to show you can meet a many of suppliers and distributors for the best international brands. It also has good organization, preparation and services

5 Sidi Mohamed Othmane Partner at Intelligencia Consulting Llc Edition Attended : Nov, 2017

The big5 as always was good, many suppliers, plenty of products, Turkey was well represented and we made good contacts.

Speakers (past edition)

Sameer Daoud

Sameer Daoud

Group Chief Development Officer and Managing Director... United Arab Emirates
Ahmed Al Khatib

Ahmed Al Khatib

Vice President Real Estate Development at Dubai World Trade Centre... United Arab Emirates
Bibop G. Gresta

Bibop G. Gresta

Chairman, Co-Founder at Hyperloop Transportation Technologies - Founder Digitalmagics -...
Chris Kelsey

Chris Kelsey

CEO of Cazza | Forbes 30 under 30 United Arab Emirates

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Exhibitor Profile

The Big 5 is the biggest construction event in the Middle East that in 2016 alone featured 2,586 exhibitors from 59 countries, over four packed days. If you are a supplier of construction products and want to meet your key suppliers then make sure you get in touch today. Our dedicated product categories that feature exhibitors include:MEP ServicesBuilding Interiors & FinishesBuilding Envelope & Special ConstructionConstruction Tools & Building MaterialsConstruct Technology & Innovations

Exhibitors List (past edition)

BoothExhibitor NameProducts & Services
-AL BARIQ EQUIPMENT LLCDubai, UAESweeper,Ride On Sweeper,Polisher,Commercial Steam Cleaner,Bieffe Emilio Steam Vacuum,Mighty Midget
-Altrex B.V.Zwolle, NetherlandsShelter Tent,Edge Protection,Suspended Platform With End Strirrups,Teleclimb Telescopic Ladder,Double Width Folding Rolling Towers 5500,Shelter System Mtb
-AKROLITHOS S.AGreeceMachine Cut Wall Kavalas Rock,Filleti Press Kavalas Rock,Mandras Pebble Stones,French Pattern Stones,Polygonal Antik Thasos Stones,Mandras Mpourato Sand Stones
-ACOFAL SLUZaragoza, SpainDoor Handle,Corner Joint,Corner Joint Strengthen Fd,European Corner Joint,Hinge For European Groove With Bridle In Stainless Steel,Wide Closing Without Screws
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