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Why Visit?

Why visiting is good for your career and your business

Nothing is more powerful than face-to-face business, and in a current world where online networking has taken over, there is no better time and place to reconnect with the industry, meet global suppliers, find the best solutions, advance your knowledge and supercharge your upcoming projects..

DO BUSINESS SAFELY

Safety measures implemented at Middle East Concrete will ensure the health and wellbeing of our participants is prioritised and provide reassurances to all who visit our events, that they are in a safe environment.

FIND NEW PRODUCTS

Meet over 200 manufacturers and distributors of construction products from around the world, who will meet your business needs. Find the latest products and solutions on the market, covering the entire construction lifecycle.

ATTEND FREE WORKSHOPS

Continuous professional development is key to develop your career and to keep your knowledge up-to-date. Join 80+ free CPD-certified workshops and high-level conference sessions on topics covering all disciplines in the construction industry.

NETWORK WITH THE INDUSTRY

Meet again with old and new clients, explore partnerships and business opportunities to build profitable partnerships. Be part of the decision making and vital discussions steering recovery efforts for the sector.
IMPORTANT

You can only register online.
There will be no registration and no printing of badges at the event.
You must print your badge at home before you visit.

The Big 5 and specialised events:

1,100
+

Confirmed exhibitors

50

Exhibiting countries

20

Country pavilions

70

CPD-certified Talks

3

High-level summits

Enhance your in-person event experience with the new online platform

The new online platform offers a space for exhibitors and visitors to plan and follow up with one another in their own time and from anywhere. It is a powerful tool that enables you to plan meetings and create a seminar agenda before the event, and even follow-up with new contacts after the live in-person event.

Key dates for the live in-person and online event

With The Big 5 online, there is more time for you to connect, grow, and succeed!

22 AUGUST – 11 SEPTEMBER

THE BIG 5 ONLINE BEGINS

Connect with global suppliers by visiting their online booth and set up meetings with them for the live in-person event. Learn and grow your career with access to the online content covering a variety of construction themes.

12 - 15 SEPTEMBER

THE BIG 5 LIVE IN-PERSON

Experience the power of face-to-face business networking, live product showcases, and knowledge sharing back under one roof.

16 SEPTEMBER – 31 OCTOBER

ONLINE MEETINGS OPEN

Meet global suppliers online who were not able to attend in person, showcasing a wider variety of products and solutions, and negotiate the best deals for your projects.

16 - 17 NOVEMBER

THE BIG 5 ONLINE RECONNECT DAYS

Re-engage with the global construction community as everyone joins online over two powerful days of networking and more educational sessions.

2021 featured exhibitors

Your safety is our top priority

Did you know that over the past seven months, Dubai has welcomed the safe return of 10 in-person global exhibitions inlcuding GITEX, Gulfood, Arabian Travel Market, The Hotel Show and Index, bringing in participants from over 100 countries?

The Big 5 will have all the right measures in place to ensure your visit is productive and safe including wider aisles, sanitisation, social distancing and masks. Find out more.

Upskill to grow your career with free CPD-certified industry talks

With your career progression and development at the forefront of our mind, The Big 5 helps professionals keep up with the latest industry trends and standards, and gain a competitive edge. With a comprehensive education agenda across 10 themes, you can witness case studies, gain market insights, and hear from leading experts all in one place.

“Just by walking around at The Big 5 Heavy I have learnt so much that I didn't know existed, and I like to think of myself as up to date. Events like this should be mandatory for professionals to come and see, and companies should be encouraging their employees to come and visit - it’s a must!”

Omar Essam Barakat

Dubai Novus Chairperson , The Chartered Institute of Building

Strategically curated learning and networking features

Engaging the region's most influential construction leaders.

Sharing insights into revolutionary construction technologies.

Inspiring the future of the facades industry.

Celebrating stand-out achievements and industry transformation.

Promoting diversity & inclusion to transform the construction industry.

Connecting construction technology providers and relevant buyers.

Showcasing the most innovative startups in the industry.

Featuring the most advanced smart home and building management systems.

Find the products you are looking for at Middle East Concrete

PRECAST PRODUCTION AND EQUIPMENT

PRECAST PRODUCTION AND EQUIPMENT

CEMENT & CEMENTITIOUS PRODUCTS

CEMENT & CEMENTITIOUS PRODUCTS

FORMWORK & SCAFFOLDING

FORMWORK & SCAFFOLDING

READY MIX CONCRETE

READY MIX CONCRETE

BATCHING EQUIPMENT

BATCHING EQUIPMENT

Find the products you are looking for at The Big 5 Heavy

PLANT MACHINERY & VEHICLES
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PLANT MACHINERY & VEHICLES

SUBSURFACE, QUARRYING & MINING
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SUBSURFACE, QUARRYING & MINING

LIFTING, MATERIALS HANDLING & TRANSPORTATION
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LIFTING, MATERIALS HANDLING & TRANSPORTATION

SITE EQUIPMENTS
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SITE EQUIPMENTS

Network with your industry

This event is the international meeting place for the infrastructure and concrete industry. As the world has temporarily moved online, there will be no better time and place to reconnect with the industry, learn new trends, and find global suppliers. Professionals who fall under the below profiles will highly benefit from visiting:

  • Agent/Distributor
  • Architect
  • Building Consultant
  • Engineer
  • Facilities Manager
  • Finance/Procurement
  • Government Official
  • Interior Designer
  • Main Contractor
  • Manufacturer
  • Marketing
  • MEP Contractor
  • Operations & Logistics
  • Project Manager
  • Purchasing
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Sales/Business Development
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Invite your colleagues & win 2 VIP tickets

Invite your friends, colleagues and peers to join you at The Big 5 and enter the competition to win 2 VIP tickets – one for you + one for your friend.

The more people you invite, the bigger your chances to win!

Come to The Big 5. Have fun in Dubai!

Dubai offers offers a truly memorable experience to all visitors. Extend your stay and enjoy the sun, sea and sand whilst visiting The Big 5.

Plus, you can save up to 40% off on top tours and attractions in Dubai with the Dubai Pass from iVenture Card. The Dubai Pass combines the best attractions, tours, and experiences into one pre-paid attractions pass to save you time and money.

Our Sponsors, Partners and Supporters

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Machinery Partner

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Media Partner

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Airline

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Hotel Partner

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Road Transport Sponsor

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