More than 2,500 companies from 60 countries exhibited their products and solutions at The Big 5, which covered the entire exhibition space at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai this year.

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) will participate in the inaugural Big 5 Heavy exhibition in Dubai, UAE, next year, said Khaled Awad, the first president of the institute from outside the Americas, during his inaugural address in California.

Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE), the organiser of the annual showcase for the construction, interior and property sectors in the Northern Gulf, honoured the award winners of the best stands at its trio of exhibitions at a gala event in Bahrain last month.

SteelFab 2018, a B2B trade fair that focuses on the steel fabrication and metal working industry, will kick start the New Year for Expo Centre Sharjah.