Big 5 Dubai

26. - 29. November 2024 | Trade fair for construction and contracting

The "Big 5" Exhibition, established in 1979, has emerged as a prestigious trade fair for the construction industry. Held annually at the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) in Dubai, it is organized by dmg :: events, one of the leading international organizers of trade fairs and conferences..

Serving as a global hub for the construction sector, the exhibition connects the Eastern and Western worlds, attracting professionals such as real estate developers, architects, building contractors, engineers, consultants, as well as manufacturers and traders from around the globe. It offers an ideal platform for networking, knowledge exchange, and building long-term business relationships.

The fair covers a wide range of topics, including smart building technology, construction tools, personal protective equipment, interior design, and building services engineering. Specialized areas such as The Big 5 Heavy, Middle East Concrete, the Windows, Doors and Facades Event, Gulf Glass, HVAC R Expo, Middle East Stone, Urban Design & Landscape Expo, and FM Expo highlight all facets of the construction lifecycle.

The exhibition showcases a variety of products and services focusing on different aspects of building and architectural design. Main categories include building envelopes and special construction, smart buildings, interior design, building services, construction tools and safety equipment, offsite and modular construction methods, digital construction products and services, and solar products and technologies. Additionally, the fair provides platforms for networking, knowledge sharing, and presenting new innovations and trends in the construction industry.

The "Big 5" Exhibition holds significant local importance as it underscores the growing construction industry in Dubai and the surrounding region. Highlights include the Global Impact Awards, the Global Leader's Summit, and the FutureTech Summit, which foster innovative ideas and technologies in the construction sector.

Drawing over 100,000 participants, visitors come from various industries, including construction technology, architecture, and urban planning.

In conclusion, the "Big 5" Exhibition is not just a major meeting point for professionals in the construction industry but also a symbol of dynamic development and innovation in Dubai and the entire region. With its location in the DWTC, one of the world's leading exhibition centers, it is easily accessible and offers an ideal platform for international encounters and business opportunities.

The Big 5 will take place on 4 days from Tuesday, 26. November to Friday, 29. November 2024 in Dubai.

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26.11.2024 - 29.11.2024*
Tuesday - Friday, 4 days
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00:12 h (UTC +04:00)

Fair location:

Dubai World Trade Center DWTC,
2nd Zaabel Road, Dubai, Dubai, UAE


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Fair organizer
dmg :: events
Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street
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Past editions:
  • 04. - 07. December 2023
  • 05. - 08. December 2022
  • 12. - 15. September 2021
  • 25. - 28. November 2019
  • 26. - 29. November 2018
  • 26. - 29. November 2017
  • 21. - 24. November 2016
  • 23. - 26. November 2015
  • 17. - 20. November 2014

Fair location:

Dubai World Trade Center DWTC,
2nd Zaabel Road, Dubai, Dubai, UAE


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Product groups: air conditioning, bathroom hardware products, boilers, bolts, broken stones, ceramic products, chillers, cleaning, compressors, condensers, coolers, dehumidifiers, doors, facade, facade systems, fans, filters, fire alarms, glass, glazing, hinges, insulation, irrigation equipment, jackets, leak detection, maintenance products, mortar, natural stones, nuts, paints, pumps, refrigeration, refrigerators, sanitary ceramics, scaffolding, screws, sewage systems, solar, steel, swimming pools, taps, tiles, veneers, ventilation systems, waste bins, waste incinerators, water tanks, water technology equipment, water treatment equipment, windows, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Big 5 taking place?
The Big 5 fair takes place in Dubai, at the Dubai World Trade Center DWTC.

When is the Big 5 taking place?
Visit the Big 5 from 26. - 29. November 2024.

How often does the Big 5 take place?
The Big 5 takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Big 5?
The Big 5 is an exhibition for Structural Engineering, Building Construction and .