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Where the construction industry’s future takes shape

Helping you to be a step ahead and right where the construction industry’s future takes shape - Windows, Door Facades Event and Gulf Glass's education and features are designed to do just that.

A dynamic mix of learning, development, celebration, in-depth analysis, interindustry debate, they catalyse innovation, creativity, and knowledge to drive you and the construction community forward.


After its successful launch in 2019, The Big 5 Global Construction Leaders' Summit returns this year to provide an exclusive invitation-only opportunity for CEOs from the construction industry network, explore the market trends, and share their insights and expertise with each other.

The Big 5 FutureTech Construction Summit is dedicated to the thought leaders and trend setters of technology in construction. The high-level programme covers the most advanced technologies that are revolutionisning the future of the industry.

The Future of Facades Summit gathers leaders from the facades industry to inspire change and promote innovation in the field. The high-level programme addresses the most groundbreaking themes and the latest innovations, and the event is vital to fostering close realtionship within the facades community. Read more.


The Big 5 Construction Impact Awards have been created to inspire the Middle East, Africa and South Asia’s construction industry to aim for higher standards and achieve new goals. It is a platform to celebrate the achievements and transformation of the construction industry that go beyond traditional measures of project delivery. Read more.

The Big 5 Women in Construction Forum & Awards aim to highlight the positive socioeconomic impact a gender balanced workforce has by putting in the spotlight female professionals that excel in their role, and companies that have a proven track record of implementing positive change to push the industry forward. Read more.


As technology is shaping the future of construction, The Big 5 responds by putting the spotlight on technology this year with a new dedicated space on the show floor - Digital Construction World - designed to facilitate networking among technology providers and the right buyers. Read more.

Start-up City is the innovation platform where the startup ecosystem and the construction industry come together, and where Contech and Proptech start-ups get the opportunity to engage with decision makers who are looking for innovative ideas and solutions. Read more.

The Big 5 introduces Intelligent Buildings - a dedicated sector that features the most advanced smart building management solutions that are critical for creating user-centric and energy efficient buildings with optimal performance. Developers, architects, engineers, consultants and contractors increasingly source solutions for intelligent buildings that will give their project bid an edge over any rivals.



Professional development and knowledge transfer are paramount to the ever-evolving construction industry. The Big 5 is planning a series of Industry Talks encompassing all disciplines in the construction industry, to support your learning, inspiration and collaboration within the construction community.

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