dmg events, organizers of The Big 5 Saudi, has announced that this year’s exhibition will run in Riyadh from 28 – 31 March 2022, at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, live and in-person. The event will attract more than 15,000 industry professionals and will display 1,000 construction products and solutions from 400 exhibiting companies, and 30 countries, including country pavilions from Italy, Germany, U.A.E, Greece, Kuwait, Poland, Spain, Egypt and Qatar.
As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia unveils a $900 billion development plan driven by Saudi Vision 2030, new cities such as NEOM, Jeddah Economic City, and the Red Sea Project are underway together with major infrastructure projects, including the $22.5 billion Riyadh Metro and the $20 billion Diriyah Gate Project. The Big 5 Saudi 2022 provides buyers and suppliers with unparalleled opportunities to engage in business-critical conversations that will facilitate the Kingdom’s ambitions.
In line with the Saudi Vision 2030, the event will be the driving force of sustainable and innovative construction solutions
Muhammed Kazi, Vice President, Construction at dmg events, said: “The Big 5 Saudi has permanently moved to Riyadh now and will showcase the readiness of the construction industry to support the tremendous transformation created by Saudi Vision 2030. As we celebrate 10 years of commitment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, this year’s event will lead the construction industry and align it with the 2030 vision, unlocking new opportunities with innovative technologies and best in class practices, contributing to the Kingdom’s new and vibrant landscape.”
The Big 5 Saudi 2022 is co-located with specialized events such as HVAC R Expo Saudi, FM Expo Saudi, Clean Expo Saudi, and Stone & Surface Saudi Arabia.
Included in the event this year, The Big 5 Saudi Construction Leadership Summit will provide direction, inspiration and support on key themes covering economy, collaboration, technology, and people. Key speakers for the summit include Arsen Safaryan, Director Digital Technology, Saudi Entertainment Ventures, SEVEN; Maryam Telmasani, Board Chair, United Nations Global Impact; Samer A. Samad, CEO of Nesma & Partners Contracting Co.; Walid Al Murshed, Head of International Finance Corporation, IFC; Dr Anas Bataw, Director, Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction (CESC), Heriot-Watt University; Dr Walid Mahmoud, CEO, AECOM ARABIA and Alaa Abusiam, CEO, EGIS Group, amongst others. The speakers will deliver impactful content sessions on the economic outlook of the industry including its impact and growth opportunities and how the construction industry is driving the future of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Big 5 Saudi 2022 is co-located with specialized events such as HVAC R Expo Saudi
Also included in the event are The Big 5 Saudi’s 50 free CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified educational sessions, encompassing all disciplines in the construction industry, which will support the ongoing development of the industry’s young professionals helping discover industry best practices and advancing careers.
The Big 5 Saudi and Stone & Surface Saudi 2022 is sponsored by Al Bawani Company Ltd; UCC Holding; SAUDI EXPORTS, THABAT; Souq Penny; Afaq Wood Industries Factory; Esad Services Group; RAKNOR; and TOPWERK Middle East FZE. The main sponsors for The HVAC R Saudi Expo are Carrier and Shaker LG. The FM Expo Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo is sponsored by Al Hajry Overseas Co LTD; Al Majal Al Arabi Group and Takamul Aloula Facility Management.