As the only dedicated glass event in the region, Gulf Glass attracts a specialised audience who are looking for information and opportunities centred on the manufacture and application of a variety of glass related products.
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 decision-makers, generate qualified leads and accelerate your company’s growth.
Gulf Glass has launched hundreds of thousands of products into the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The event serves as a platform to facilitate partnerships, advance knowledge and industry best practices, and to propel local and international businesses into the market.
Gulf Glass ensures that you meet with key decision makers and distributors at the event in just four days.
Achieve your business objectives and increase your sales pipeline with our Lead-Retrieval app. Scan and capture details of all visitors to your stand and achieve ROI through tangible leads.
Access new markets
We support your entry strategy by connecting you to the right distributors and facilitating profitable partnerships in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia markets.
Promote your business
We have you covered with a 360-degree marketing campaign right from the day you sign up with us. Our dedicated marketing team works closely with you to promote your products and invite your clients well before the event.
An extended exhibitor journey with the NEW online platform
Adoption of technology has accelerated across all sectors in the last year and we are excited to harness its potential
to maximise your return on investment at The Big 5 in 2021 and beyond.
The live in-person event remains an unmatched opportunity to connect with industry stakeholders face to face, showcase your products in real life, and finalise deals and partnerships.
The live in-person event will implement our All Secure protocol to ensure the safety of all participants.
The Big 5’s new powerful online platform offers a space for exhibitors and visitors to plan, promote, and follow up with one another in their own time and from anywhere.
The online platform enables you to network with buyers before the live in-person event and schedule meetings with the most relevant buyers. You will also be able to connect with anyone who isn’t able to attend the live in-person event.
Key dates for the live in-person and online event
With The Big 5 online, your brand exposure and your opportunity to network with the industry will extend to three months.
22 AUGUST – 11 SEPTEMBER
THE BIG 5 ONLINE BEGINS
Connect with targeted visitors logging into the platform for our themed online content and set up meetings with them for the live in-person event.
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.
14 – 15 SEPTEMBER
ONLINE MEETINGS OPEN
Connect and meet online with prospects who were not able to attend in person.
16 SEPTEMBER – 31 OCTOBER
EXTENDED ACCESS TO THE BIG 5 ONLINE
Benefit from prolonged brand exposure and connectivity even after The Big 5 in-person event closes.
1 – 15 NOVEMBER
PLAN FOR ONLINE
Schedule follow-up meetings with prospects, or search through a fresh set of attendees before The Big 5 online re-connect days.
16 – 17 NOVEMBER
THE BIG 5 ONLINE
Close deals and stay-front of mind through branding, speaking, and networking opportunities. Re-engage with the global construction community who continue to log on for fresh online content.
Get to know your future clients
Top 5 visiting countries
Top 5 reasons visitors attend
Visitors by Company Activity
Distributors & Suppliers - 15%
Contractors - 15%
Engineering firm - 10%
Interior Design agency - 9%
Architectural Firm - 7%
Consultancy - 6%
Property developer - 3%
Facilities Management - 1%
Government - 1%
Other - 33%
Automotive components distributors
Distributors and agents of hollow glassware
Distributors and agents of
hollow machinery and parts
Distributors and suppliers of glass machinery and parts
Interior design agencies
Window and façade installers
Exhibitors achieved their business goals at Gulf Glass
Launched a new product in the region
new sales leads
Used the event to enter
a new market
2021 featured exhibitors
Product sectors at the event
GLASS PROCESSING & FINISHING
GLASS PRODUCTION, PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY & MACHINERY
Right from the day you sign up with us, we have you covered with a 360-degree marketing campaign. Our dedicated marketing team works closely with you to promote your products and invite your clients before and during the event.
“The show (Gulf Glass) was really great. We had lots of high qualified contacts, asking the right questions, it’s really different from the exhibitions in Germany. It’s a pleasure to do international business with Dubai. It’s a very good target market for us.”
CERION Laser Sales Director
“I would like to thank you and the DMG team for the valuable support provided to us during the Gulf Glass Exhibition - a big thank you. The show was good as it gave us a platform to showcase our products and get some very interesting prospects for future business.”
Legacy Glass Trading LLC
Legacy Glass Trading LLC Partner
“We've been exhibiting at Gulf Glass since 2008 and have seen it grow with every edition, bringing more visitors and suppliers. The quality of the visitors that attend is perfect for us and there is no doubt we will be back in 2021.”
Glass Source Managing Director - CEO
Are you ready to grow your business?
Download the brochure today to find out how Gulf Glass can help you generate revenue and reach your commercial goals.