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.
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:
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.
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
CEMENT & CEMENTITIOUS PRODUCTS
FORMWORK & SCAFFOLDING
READY MIX CONCRETE
Find the products you are looking for at The Big 5 Heavy
PLANT MACHINERY & VEHICLES
SUBSURFACE, QUARRYING & MINING
LIFTING, MATERIALS HANDLING & TRANSPORTATION
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:
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.
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