As a dedicated event catering to those dealing with building envelope design and construction, the Windows, Doors & Facades Event (WDF Event) is a critical lead-generation opportunity, attracting an audience of construction professionals seeking specialised knowledge, technologies and services for their next project. 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.
Windows, Doors & Facades Event 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.
Windows, Doors & Facades Event ensures that you meet with key decision makers and distributors 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 secure 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.
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.
Covering windows, doors, facades and glass at The Big 5 and specialised events:
Hear from our exhibitors
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 community who continue to log on for educational sessions.
Get to know your future clients
Top 5 visiting countries
Top 5 reasons visitors attend
Visitor 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%
Door, facade and window contractors
Door, gate and window manufacturers
Glass and metal contractors
Wholesalers and distributors
Exhibitors achieved their business goals at WDF Event
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.
“We are thrilled about the co-location of WDF and The Big 5 as the façade industry is a major segment of the construction industry, and The Big 5 is the biggest stage regionally pertaining to the construction industry.”
General Manager , elumatec Middle East
“We are very excited about the concurrent holding of WDF and
The Big 5; two strong shows that complement each other creating efficiencies for visitors and adding value to all industry stakeholders.”
Managing Director , Schüco Middle East
“Knowing that WDF and The Big 5 will run alongside each other during this difficult global crisis we are facing right now, gives us the excitement and motivation to work together on a common purpose to achieve business benefits.”
General Manager , Orgadata Middle East
Are you ready to grow your business?
Download the brochure today to find out how Windows, Doors and Facades Event can help you generate revenue and reach your commercial goals.