The Big 5

The Big 5 and its co-located shows return this year with a strong statement, reflecting the resurgence of the regional construction industry and its strong future outlook. The Big 5 show has not only gained a reputation as a record breaker amongst regional events but also a barometer of activity in the construction sector.

Mechanical services installations can have a huge effect on roof design. JOE ROSE* of Big Foot Systems explains the challenges and details the solutions that the company will be exhibiting at The Big 5 show.

Power management company Eaton is making its debut at The Big 5 show next month (November) where it will set up a unique experience centre to bring its solutions to life in an ‘as-live’ working environment, according to Frank Ackland, general manager of Eaton Middle East.

Kuwait Insulating Material Manufacturing Company (Kimmco) has further improved the performance of its existing glasswool insulation for building applications with the development and launch of EcoBuild.

Emirates Steel will be returning to The  Big 5 exhibition for the fifth consecutive year, where it will showcase its steel products including rebar, rebar in coil, wire rod, heavy sections and sheet piles.

Leading French indoor comfort solutions provider Atlantic will be at The Big 5 in Dubai to showcase global multi-energy solutions that respond to the specific needs of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region.

PI Makina, a leading construction machinery manufacturer, is looking at strengthening its presence in the Gulf market where it has been supplying concrete batching plant and concrete pumps over the past 15 years.

Italy, which has seen a growing number of exhibitors at The Big 5 over these years, is expected to host a strong contingent this year as well both in terms of numbers and exhibition space.

MIRT Luxury Interiors will be making its maiden appearance at The Big 5 in November, enthused by the impressive response it received from the Gulf region at an expo in Italy early this year.

Mafna Air Technologies, which has established a presence recently in the region, will be making its debut at The Big 5 to promote its brand and raise awareness about its products, which mainly include air handling units.

Annicom’s stand at The Big 5 show will reflect the organic growth that the UK-based company has seen over the past year both in its domestic market and in the UAE.