14 - 16 January 2019

Za'abeel Halls 5-6, DWTC
10AM - 6PM Daily

Visitor FAQ


What are the exhibition timings?

The Big 5 Heavy 2018 is open from 10:00am-6:00pm, 26-28 March 2018

What is the fee to visit the exhibition?

There is no charge for both pre-registration and onsite registration.

What is the fee to attend CPD certified workshops, seminars and other conferences?

Entry to all workshops, seminars and conferences is absolutely free. No delegate fee is required to be paid at all.

Where is the exhibition located?

Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 9292, Dubai, UAE

Is there parking at the venue?

There is parking available at Dubai World Trade Centre, however, it is limited. It is advisable to travel using the metro, bus or taxi if possible.

How do I reach Dubai World Trade Centre?

There are many ways of travelling to Dubai World Trade Centre. You can use following modes of transportation:

  • By bus – the closest bus stop is the Novotel Hotel stop, which is outside the Convention Gate entrance at Dubai World Trade Centre
  • Metro – Dubai World Trade Centre metro station is on the red line. The venue is only a 2 minute walk from the station
  • Taxi – The official Dubai taxis will always charge you by the meter and can be recognized by their cream colour

Are you having registration problems?

Please note your registration would be unsuccessful if you have used an info@ email id. As it is a generic email id the system will not accept it. So please register with a unique email id to receive your badge number for The Big 5 Heavy. If you still experience an issue, please contact info@thebig5heavy.com

I have registered but have not received my confirmation email. What shall I do?

Please look for the confirmation email in your junk email folder. If still unable to recover, please write to info@thebig5heavy.com to get your confirmation email.

The email address I used to register is no longer valid/I don’t have access to it. What shall I do?

Please register again with an email address that you can access.

Can I invite my colleagues or friends who might be interested in visiting?

Yes, invite your industry colleagues or friends to visit The Big 5 Heavy by sending them the registration link.

What should I do when I arrive at the show?

If you have pre-registered as a visitor, go to ‘Pre-Registered Visitor’ counter and show a print off of your email confirmation at the Registration Area to collect your badge. If you have not registered in advance, fill in a visitor registration form and submit at the counters to receive your badge.

What if I fail to bring my visitor registration confirmation proof at the show?

We encourage you to bring a print off of your email confirmation (of your visitor registration) to the show. The confirmation email will carry your badge number which allows you access to the exhibition. In case you fail to get the same, contact our staff at ‘Pre-registered Visitor’ desk and they will be happy to help you print your badge.

Can I bring my family to the exhibition?

Minors under 18 years of age are not admitted to the exhibition. This is a health and safety policy and it is strictly enforced.

How much does it cost to exhibit at The Big 5 Heavy?

The cost of exhibiting depends on the stand location, size and type of stand, enquire here.

What is the cost of the Show Guide/Exhibition Directory?

Show guide is available only on-site to all visitors and will be free of cost.

Where can I find information from last year’s show?

The Big 5 Heavy 2016 post show report with BPA audited figures is now available here. If you have a specific question, please contact a member of The Big 5 Heavy team, we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Want to be a Speaker at our educational sessions?

To enquire about becoming a speaker at our educational sessions please contact us through info@thebig5heavy.com