Big 5 Construct Egypt to shore up sustainable growth in $68.5 billion market

The 5th edition of Big 5 Construct Egypt 2023 will bring the inaugural editions of Egypt Infrastructure & Water Expo and Big 5 Egypt Security, Fire & Smart Buildings Summit

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May 26 2023
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Under the patronage of Egypt’s Prime Minister, H. E. Dr. Moustafa Madbouly, Big 5 Construct Egypt will return for its 5th edition as the largest and most influential construction industry event in the country. Running from June 19 - 21, 2023 at the Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC), the show will be co-located with Egypt Infrastructure & Water Expo, Big 5 Egypt Security, Fire & Smart Buildings Summit and Middle East Coatings Show Egypt. 

The upcoming edition of Big 5 Construct Egypt is endorsed by the Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities. The three-day event will focus on several product sectors needed to deliver Egypt’s ambitious development plan: plant, machinery & vehicles, building materials & tools, building envelope & special construction, MEP services, urban connectivity, water & waste, utilities, smart technologies, security, safety, fire protection, and intelligent buildings. 

The exhibitor lineup will see the participation of Jadeela Steel, Sesco, Maryatt and Scott, Robot Contracting, ECD Engineering Company for Construction, Manarat el Omran, Gremic, Huaye, Hassan Allam Utilities, Naro Group, Echo Trading, Setcons, Smart Window, and Smart Heat with an expanded exhibition space.

Given Egypt’s high population ratio and growing construction market, Big 5 Construct Egypt brings together key market players to seize unparalleled opportunities and explore cutting-edge technologies and solutions to achieve high growth ratios while carrying out long-term projects in the country. The 2023 edition will host insightful discussions shaping the construction sector and unleashing new potential. 

“The 5th edition of Big 5 Construct Egypt is particularly exciting as we launch the Egypt Infrastructure & Water Expo this year. The new launch will serve as a crucial platform for international and local industry players to come together and drive innovation, collaboration and growth in the infrastructure industry. The event builds on the success of dmg events' expanding portfolio of events in one of the fastest-growing construction markets. We’re also introducing a summit for the Security, Fire & Smart Buildings industry, further enhancing our offering to the construction community in Egypt,” said Ben Greenish, Senior Vice President – Construction at dmg events.

In its 3rd edition, this year, Big 5 Egypt Impact Awards will celebrate the success and achievements of organizations, projects and individuals in 20 categories, three of which are new, including Carbon Net-Zero Initiative of the Year, Director of the Year and Facility Management Firm of the Year. Finalists are announced, finalists shortlisted for the first time at the awards, include Al Futtaim Group Real Estate, Hill International, Engineering Consulting Bureau, TAQA ARABIA, Magnom Properties, SIAC Construction, Schneider Electric, Eden Facilities Management, The Arab Contractors for Facility Management, Edara Property Management, and Eltizam Asset Management Group, among others. The awards ceremony will take place on June 20 at the Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski Cairo during Big 5 Construct Egypt. 
Big 5 Construct Egypt will also feature the third edition of Big 5 Egypt Construction Leaders’ Summit, which will host expert speakers and open new horizons for sustainable design and green building, the untapped potential of green hydrogen in Egypt, facilities management and supply chain localization.  

The Egypt Infrastructure & Water Expo 

The inaugural Egypt Infrastructure & Water Expo will showcase the planning, engineering, transportation systems, communication networks and utilities needed to transform Egypt’s ambitious plan for the country’s infrastructure.

The event will host a series of talks on building the cities of the future, water desalination, water management, and contribution of smart technology to infrastructure. 

Big 5 Egypt Security, Fire & Smart Buildings Summit 

Also in its inaugural edition, Big 5 Egypt Security, Fire & Smart Buildings Summit, supported by the Egypt Corporate Security Network (ECSN), will discuss AI evolution in surveillance systems, fire detection, occupational health and safety, and building automation, enabling companies to identify opportunities for future investments in Egypt. 

Middle East Coatings Show Egypt 

In parallel, the Middle East Coatings Show Egypt has delivered 13 successful editions in Cairo to date. It is well-established as the only dedicated exhibition that offers high-class networking opportunities for the entire coatings’ community. The show’s halls will accommodate 150 exhibiting companies from 15 countries. It is a must-attend event for all leading paint manufacturers and raw material suppliers to keep up to speed with the latest products and technology in the coatings market. 

The events are free-to-attend and are now open for visitor registration. To register, visit: