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The Big 5 2016

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The Big 5 is a 4 day event being held from 21st November to the 24th November 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This event showcases product from Business Services industry. like The Big 5 in Dubai has been home to the largest gathering of construction professionals in the Middle East. With exhibitors showcasing thousands of certified and innovative products from across the globe, free CPD certified workshops on offer and live product demonstrations, there is enough information for professionals from any discipline of the construction industry etc. in the Business Services industry.

Event Type:
Trade Show/Exhibition
Date:
Nov. 21-24, 2016
Venue:
Dubai World Trade Centre
Location:
Dubai , UAE

For more than three decades The Big 5 has gone from strength to strength, to evolve into the largest, most influential and renowned portfolio of construction industry events spanning the Middle East, India and South East Asia.

The Big 5 network now includes more than 300,000 suppliers and buyers of construction products from 120 countries worldwide.

Continuing to evolve and expand into new territories from its UAE origins to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, India, Indonesia and East Africa, the portfolio has also hosted specialised events for the concrete, PMV, stone, HVAC, solar, glass and facilities management sectors.

Not merely large-scale exhibitions, each individual showcase includes a series of free-to-attend educational events plus certified training workshops for the vital exchange of country-specific knowledge and industry best practice.

There is no better time than now to capitalize on the $194bn construction market in the GCC.  The total value of construction contracts awarded across the GCC reached $194bn at the end of 2015, of which the building and infrastrastructure sectors alone were estimated to hit $141bn.

In 2016 growth in this sector looks strong, with the Gulf Cooperation council (GCC) governments continuing to invest in the educational, residential, infrastructure, hospitals, and utilities sectors of the economy, thereby generating the demand for construction activities. This market investment was reflected in the success of The Big 5 in 2015, the largest in the event’s history with a total of 73,584 participants, including 3,104 exhibitors across 113,526 sqm, further underpinning the show as the main event of the year within the construction industry.

Building on the success of our previous editions, the event provides an excellent and essential opportunity for professionals from across the construction industry to: access 1000s of key buyers, source new and innovative products, advance their career with our educational programme of 75 FREE CPD certified workshops and much more

The perfect product can have a huge impact on the speed of an success of any project, but finding just the right source can be time consuming and tricky.

At The Big 5  we’ve brought together a huge array of local and international suppliers and collected all the latest innovative,  certified construction products, services and technologies into one place .This makes it easy for our visitors to research everything from primary construction products, such as concrete and steel, to the latest advances in software and technology.

Whatever construction product you’re looking for The Big 5 has an expert ready to help!


Product categories at The Big 5 2016 include

  • MEP Services
  • Building Interiors & Finishes
  • Building Envolope & Special Construction
  • Construction Tools & Building Materials
  • Smart Building & Design Technologies

Exhibiting at The Big 5 is the best way to generate sales leads and develop your business in the Middle East. We state this with confidence, because in 2015 we delivered:

  • 73,584+ participants
  • $3 million targeted marketing campaign ensuring top attendance each year
  • 75 CPD certified workshops attracting even more architects, engineers, interior designers and other key buyers and specifiers to the event
  • 100% sold out event

These figures spell big opportunity for construction companies looking to build their business in the global construction market - don't miss out!

The Big 5 international construction exhibition returns from 21-24 November 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre and is your simplest route into this market.

The US$194bn construction industry in the GCC is growing fast, and your business can grow with it.

The total value of construction contract awards across the GCC was expected to reach $194bn by the end of 2015, of which the building and infrastructure sectors alone are estimated to hit $141bn. With such growth in the industry, make sure you grow with it

The GCC governments will continue to invest strongly in the education, residential, infrastructure, hospitals, and utilities sectors of the economy, thereby generating the demand for construction activities. In the future, GCC countries will aim to attract higher investments in its construction sector by hosting global events and showcasing itself as a preferred tourist and investor destination. Don’t miss out!

The Big 5 international construction exhibition returns from 21-24 November 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre and is your simplest route into this market.

How will exhibiting at The Big 5 2016 help you enter this market?

  • Promote : Place your brand in front of the MENA region’s largest meeting place for the construction industry, pushing you ahead of your competitors and increasing brand awareness within the GCC region
  • Sell : Showcase and demonstrate your products to over 70,000  construction industry professionals – your new and existing customers. Generate the new leads and contacts needed to build your business.
  • Network : Meet key buyers with projects worth over US$100mn through our Platinum Club. Benefit from our new Distributors Programme, facilitating introductions between local distributors and international brands.
  • Learn : Gather market insight and key knowledge on how to trade successfully in the UAE at our free half day seminar. Take the opportunity to meet the experts and learn how to optimise your business in the UAE

How can we drive yet more visitors to our stand?

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Designed to help you develop your brand and business within Kuwait’s construction industry and to suit every budget, you can use these tools to:

  • Enhance your brand awareness
  • Stand out from your competitors
  • Benefit from highly targeted marketing
  • Drive traffic to your stand
  • Develop lead generation
  • Increase customer loyalty
  • Gain media exposure
  • And much more...

The Big 5 is the largest and best attended construction event in the MENA region, featuring over 3000 local and international exhibitors, showcasing a range of products and services.  

Which products do our exhibitors provide?

  • MEP Services
  • Building Interiors & Finishes
  • Building Envolope & Special Construction
  • Construction Tools & Building Materials
  • Smart Building & Design Technologies

The Big 5 is the largest and best attended construction event in the MENA region, featuring 3,104 local and international exhibitors, showcasing a range of products and services.

Exhibitors have the opportunity to access the booming construction market that had an estimated $194bn investment from the government by the end of 2015.

In 2016 growth in this sector looks strong, with the Gulf Cooperation council (GCC) governments continuing to invest in the educational, residential, infrastructure, hospitals, and utilities sectors of the economy, thereby generating the demand for construction activities.

The Big 5 is the global meeting place for construction industry professionals, attracting serious buyers from Kuwait, the wider GCC region and internationally. The event provides an easy and essential route into the market for exhibitors, enabling construction professionals from across the industry to develop their business and network with a wide range of visitors who are ready to do business in a professional environment. 

Following the success of our 2015 exhibition, our visitor survey showed us that 98% of visitors plan to return in 2016. So by participating you are guaranteed to gain access to the below industry professionals, ensuring your business booms in 2016 and beyond.

Overview of 2015 visitors

The Big 5 2015 welcomed  73,584 participants making this the biggest and best attended Big 5 show ever, and further underpinning the show as the main event of the year within the construction industry event portfolio.

VISITORS BY JOB TITLE

  • Agent/distributor
  • Manufacturer
  • Engineer
  • Architect/Interior Designer
  • Main Contractor
  • Building Consultant
  • Real Estate Developer
  • MEP Contractor
  • Project Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Government Official

The total value of construction contract awards across the GCC was expected to reach $194BN by the end of 2015, of which the building and infrastructure sectors alone are estimated to hit $141BN.

In 2016 the GCC governments will continue to invest strongly in the education, residential, infrastructure, hospitals, and utilities sectors of the economy, thereby generating the demand for construction activities. In the future, GCC countries will aim to attract higher investments in its construction sector by hosting global events and showcasing itself as a preferred tourist and investor destination, so there’s no better time to explore the market potential in this region.

The Big 5 is positioned to capitalise on the opportunities this level of investment will create, giving visitors access to the products, knowledge and contacts that will help them drive their business forward. Add to all this the ability to source thousands of innovative and certified products, and you have an event that’s too big to miss.

The Big 5 returns from 21-24 November 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre – open 11:00-19:00 daily.

For 36 years The Big 5 has been attracting construction experts from all over the region and beyond. As the construction market has boomed, so have the opportunities for visitors and exhibitors at the largest and most established construction event in the GCC.

There are now even more reasons to visit The Big 5, whether you are a returning visitor or it is your first time to the show:

  • Source new and innovative products
    • Source from thousands of innovative, certified and cost-effective products from 3,104 exhibitors from 67 countries in one place, at one time.
    • Explore the wide range of product dedicated areas with the new floorplan layout, brand new for 2016.
  • Network with new and current suppliers
    • Connect with construction professionals: from exhibitors and distributors to key buyers and industry leading figures.
    • Meet new and existing suppliers and customers.
    • Get a dedicated copy of the Show Guide, a directory of the exhibitors and speakers who brought new products and possibilities to your attention.
  • Develop your career
    • Knowledge is at the core of The Big 5 and programme of 75 FREE CPC certified workshops are available to all visitors.
    • All our workshops are CPD certified, helping construction professionals to earn credits and boost their industry knowledge.
    • Discuss the industry with our workshop speakers and gain insight into developments in your field.
  • Discover the latest trends
    • Gain access to 1000s of certified products, locally distributed and sustainable products.
    • Be inspired by the range of new product technologies and innovations showcased.
    • Enjoy product demonstrations to experience new products first-hand.

This is why the Big 5 continues to be the first choice for industry professionals.

The Big 5 Platinum Club is an exclusive invite-only club for the Middle East and Asia’s most influential construction industry professionals who directly influence the purchasing of products and services for projects valued at US$100+ million.

The Platinum Club focuses on three main objectives:

  • Facilitating relationship building between Members by providing valuable networking opportunities
  • Offering customised assistance to help Members navigate our exhibitions efficiently and connect with the right exhibitors who are offering project-relevant products and services
  • Providing Members with an exclusive VIP experience at our exhibitions

Platinum Club Members attending The Big 5 2016 receive the following exclusive benefits:

  • Exclusive Platinum Club membership valid for 12 months
  • Platinum Club badge to be recognised by exhibitors and Members as an exclusive guest
  • Access to the Platinum Club Lounge, featuring:
             - Complimentary Wi-Fi
             - Refreshments served throughout the show days
             - Comfortable lounge seating area to conduct your meetings
             - Dedicated Platinum Club manager onsite offering personalised exhibitor and workshop information
  • Priority access to all CPD certified workshops and seminars to ensure entry and preferential seating 

Plus! Your Platinum Club Member status extends across the following other Big 5 shows:

  • The Big 5 Kuwait (25 - 27 September 2016)
  • The Big 5 Construct India, Mumbai (28 - 30 September 2016)
  • The Big 5 Construct East Africa, Nairobi (2 - 4 November 2016)
  • The Big 5 Construct Indonesia, Jakarta (10 - 12 November 2016)

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