The four-day event, which opened its door at Dubai World Trade Centre, is being participated by more than 2,700 exhibitors from 60 countries.
Dubai: Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, on Monday inaugurated The Big 5 show with record participation from the industry players and exhibitors.
The four-day event, which opened its door at Dubai World Trade Centre, is being participated by more than 2,700 exhibitors from 60 countries. The decision makers and regional decision makers from across the globe are also attending the Middle East Concrete and PMV Live exibitions being held on the sidelines of the Big 5.
The region’s premier building construction show, the largest-ever in its 35th edition, is organised amid the emirate’s real estate bounce back and massive building and infrastructure spending driving the construction boom in the region.
On the sidelines of the event, two-day conference Sustainable Design & Construction Conference will drive innovation and best practice for creating sustainable cities across Middle East and North Africa.
The rise in green building practices across the GCC is creating new business opportunities for the construction industry. GCC governments are committed to sustainability, so developers and contractors must meet new standards.
Eight iconic project showcases will be featured at the conference, with lead architects, engineers and project managers involved in the projects sharing their insight and best practice. One of them will be the new Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Complex, one of the largest single-building projects in the world.
Other topics that will be discussed at the conference include refurbishment and retrofit market updates and opportunities, achieving sustainability targets, energy efficient cooling and more.