The Big 5, the largest construction event in the Middle East, will be back this year in Dubai, UAE, with a host of new co-located events.

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) said it has signed an educational partnership with The Big 5 Heavy, the region’s largest exhibition dedicated to the infrastructure and heavy construction industry to be held in Dubai, UAE.

More than 4,000 construction industry professionals including architects, contractors and developers are expected to take part in the second edition of The Big 5 Construct North Africa which will be staged in Morocco from April 10 to 12.

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), a leading aluminium smelter in the world, has signed up as strategic sponsor for the Aluminium Sector at the Gulf Industry Fair 2018, the Northern Gulf’s only event dedicated to promoting industrialisation, thus reaffirming its strategic support for the expo.

Al Haddad Commercial Centre, the official importer and distributor of a number of internationally renowned automotive products in Bahrain, will showcase Metabo high-performance industrial power tools and services (corded and cordless) at the Gulf Industry Fair, next month (February 6 to 8) in the kingdom.

Gulf Industry Fair 2018 is set to launch a new initiative for the renewable energy sector – The Solar Utilities Network (SUN) – when it opens its doors next month.

Over 55,000 homes are being added to Dubai’s housing market in 2017-18, bolstering the $17.7-billion GCC interior fit-out sector, said the organiser of the upcoming Dubai International Furniture Accessories Components (Difac) exhibition.

CNH Industrial, a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, took part in the 22nd edition of the World Investment Conference, an annual event organised by the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) in Dubai.

One of the international design world’s most influential and ground-breaking exhibitions has chosen Dubai’s burgeoning design scene for its first foray into the Middle East. ‘Ventura Dubai’ will be the next Ventura Project curated by Organisation in Design.