• Middle East Concrete will return alongside The Big 5 from 26-29 November 2018, Dubai World Trade Centre.
  • The event will feature workshops dedicated to the latest trends in the concrete industry.
  • Middle East Concrete will return this year to offer a dedicated showcase of concrete products and innovations alongside The Big 5 construction expo, announce organisers at dmg events.

    The concrete event has been re-introduced alongside The Big 5 as a growing construction sector puts pressure on the region to deliver projects more efficiently and in shorter time frames.

    Event Director for Middle East Concrete, Richard Pavitt comments:

    “Technology in the concrete industry continues to push new boundaries, as a result the material is fast becoming the backbone of sustainable construction in the Middle East.”
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    Portfolio Director for The Big 5, Josine Heijmans welcomes back Middle East Concrete:

    “Under the theme ‘Shaping the future of construction’ this year, we have reworked The Big 5 to focus on innovation and we are excited to present concrete solutions as important products within that.”

    Running from 26-29 November at Dubai World Trade Centre, Middle East Concrete will also feature dedicated workshops covering the latest trends and technologies in concrete construction.

    The Big 5 Innovation in Precast Summit 2017
    The Big 5 Innovation in Precast Summit 2017

    The Big 5 is the leading construction expo in the Middle East and features dedicated product sectors including MEP Services, Building Interiors & Finishes, Building Envelope & Special Construction, Construction Tools & Building Materials, Construct Technology & Innovation.

    Middle East Concrete has previously enjoyed a successful co-location with The Big 5 where 87% of visitors were recorded to have achieved their objectives, the majority of which were seeking innovative products.

    To know more about Middle East Concrete click here or contact Elisha Dessurne.

    About The Big 5

    The Big 5 is the construction event providing leading-edge innovation, knowledge, and business opportunities for industry players around the world to connect, grow, and succeed.

    Taking place annually in Dubai since 1979, the event has launched hundreds of thousands of products boosting the expansion of emerging markets. It has facilitated partnerships, advanced knowledge and industry best practices, while serving as the gateway for international companies to access the Middle East, Africa and South Asia regions.

    The Big 5 covers the full construction cycle; not only does it showcase products across dedicated sectors, it also runs alongside nine specialised events enabling industry professionals to source building solutions from around the globe for every stage of the construction projects: The Big 5 Heavy, Middle East Concrete, Windows, Doors & Facades Event, Gulf Glass, HVAC R Expo, The Big 5 Solar, Middle East Stone, the Urban Design & Landscape Expo, and FM Expo.

    The event includes high-level summits, practical seminars, CPD-certified workshops, and The Big 5 Impact Awards to foster collaboration, support best practices, and provide effective solutions to today’s industry challenges.

    The Big 5 is organised by dmg events and is free to attend for all pre-registered visitors. 


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    About dmg events

    dmg events is a leading organiser of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines.

    We aim to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business through face-to-face events.

    dmg events organises more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates every year. The company’s portfolio of products includes many industry-leading events in the energy, construction, hospitality & design, coatings and transportation sectors. ADIPEC, The Big 5, Gastech, EGYPS, The Hotel Show and INDEX are the company’s flagship events. For more information visit

    About DMGT

    DMGT manages a portfolio of companies that provide businesses and consumers with compelling information, analysis, insight, events, news and entertainment. The Group takes a long-term approach to investment and has market-leading positions in consumer media, insurance risk, property information, education technology, energy information and events & exhibitions. In total, DMGT generates revenues of around £1 billion.