THE BIG 5 SAUDI RETURNS TO JEDDAH FOR ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

  • The local and international construction community gears up to gain a share of the US$1.2 trillion Saudi Arabia construction market at The Big 5 Saudi from 8-10 Match 2020
  • Mega-projects such as NEOM and King Salman Park provide immense opportunities for international companies looking to show commitment to the Kingdom

dmg events LLC, the organisers of The Big 5 Saudi, announce that the construction event will return to the Jeddah Centre for Forum & Events from 8 – 10 March 2020 for its grand 10th-anniversary edition.

The Big 5 Saudi 2019
The Big 5 Saudi 2019

A meeting place for the global construction industry in Saudi Arabia, The Big 5 Saudi provides a place to source everything in the construction buying cycle – from conception through to completion. The event is set to support over 340 local and international exhibiting brands from more than 20 countries such as Greece, UK, UAE, Egypt, Korea, Italy, USA and more.

There are more than US$1.2 trillion worth of planned and un-awarded projects in Saudi Arabia according to a recent MEED Projects report and webinar prepared in collaboration with The Big 5 Saudi, with US$684 billion projects in the construction sector (55%) alone. The report reveals the Saudi projects market as one of the largest in the MENA region currently, and highlights future acceleration in line with the opening of the Kingdom’s economy and with Saudi Vision 2030.

Event Director of The Big 5 Saudi, Roni El Haddad, said: “With so many exciting new developments coming out of the Kingdom’s construction industry, the MEED Projects construction project preview and webinar is a fantastic tool for construction professionals to discover the immense business opportunities in Saudi Arabia. This combination of exclusive industry insights and market intelligence, coupled with the physical meeting place that only The Big 5 Saudi offers, makes the event an unmissable opportunity for anyone in the construction industry aiming to do business in Saudi Arabia”

Some of the key projects listed to offer significant business opportunities for construction companies include the King Salman Park mega-project in Riyadh, worth more than US$17 billion, and Saudi Arabia’s most ambitious project, the US$500 billion NEOM smart-city project.

Similarly, the report refers to the historic introduction of a new visit-visa system in the Kingdom as having positive implications for the construction industry. It is noted that the US$27 billion worth of project agreements with local and international investors made by the Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA) and Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), includes plans to develop a shopping mall with the region’s largest indoor ski slope and Snow Park as well as a US$5.3 billion agreement to boost the creation of 12,000 jobs in Saudi Arabia.

With a mission to fully equip the sector amidst huge development plans, The Big 5 Saudi also features 50 free-to-attend and CPD-certified educational seminars covering the latest in construction technologies and regulations, presented by industry experts and opinion leaders.

Free Workshops at The Big 5 Saudi 2019
Free Workshops at The Big 5 Saudi 2019

The Big 5 Saudi is supported by GCC Standardization Organization (GSO), Katerra (Platinum Sponsor), Al Bawani (Contracting Sponsor) and Jeddah Chamber.

Watch the MEED Projects webinar:

Download the full report HERE

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About The Big 5 Saudi

Connecting the construction industry in Saudi Arabia

24 - 27 May 2021 - Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Big 5 Saudi - the Kingdom's leading construction event

Expected to attract 14,000+ visitors, the 10th edition of The Big 5 Saudi brings under one roof over 300 manufacturers of construction products from around the world. 

An ideal platform for construction industry professionals to network, secure qualified leads and close business deals, The Big 5 Saudi 2020 displays the latest innovations across dedicated product sectors.

The event also offers CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified workshops, which are free to attend and delivered by renowned industry experts. 

To learn more about the event, visit www.thebig5saudi.com.

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 www.dmgevents.com.

Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Dubai, UAE, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT, www.dmgt.co.uk), one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom.