The Big 5, the largest building and construction show in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, has been postponed to next year owing to the prevailing Covid-19 crisis. It will be held from September 12 to 15, 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre instead of the previously announced November 23-26 slot this year.

The Big 5 Saudi, the meeting place for  the kingdom’s construction industry, will be moving from Jeddah to Riyadh for its 2021 edition. It will be held from March 7 to 10 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has announced that its annual infrastructure event, the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference, is “going digital” and will be held during October.

PaintExpo, the world’s leading trade fair for industrial coating technologies, is set to be held at the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre in Karlsruhe, Germany, from October 12 to 15, 2020, with the participation of more than 500 national and international exhibitors.

Marmomac, the landmark event for the natural stone industry, is looking to relaunch the natural stone value chain when it opens this year at Veronafiere, Italy. The event’s special edition, which runs from September 30 to October 3, is aimed at taking the sector towards a “new normal” in the post Covid-19 period.