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Build the right connections to drive your business forward

For over 40 years, The Big 5 has been the leading event to the construction industry in the Middle East & Africa region. Building on the huge success of the Dubai flagship event, new events have been established in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia and now dmg events has acquired Addisbuild, the longest-running building and construction exhibition in Ethiopia.

The acquisition will bring the construction industry together at Addisbuild by The Big 5 Construct Ethiopia at a time when construction developments and the business landscape are rapidly changing. Both the discussions and the connections made at the event are going to have a long-term impact on the future outlook of the industry. Addisbuild by The Big 5 Construct Ethiopia 2021 is your opportunity to be at the center of the
decision-making process, build partnerships and connect with old and new clients.

From innovative solutions and supply chain resiliency, to business continuity best practices and key learnings to move forward,
the event is where the future of construction in Ethiopia takes shape.

Attended by the industry's best

Ethiopia Ministry Patronage Endorsement

Officially recognized by the Ministry of Urban Development & Construction as a truly international event, The Big 5 Construct Ethiopia is set to play an important role in the development of the infrastructure and construction industry of Ethiopia.

We extend our thanks to respectable Minister for wishing us success in hosting the next edition of The Big 5 Construct Ethiopia. We continue to work towards connecting experts and key industry stakeholders from Ethiopia and beyond, to network, share ideas and develop new business connections.

Why Ethiopia?

Addisbuild by The Big 5 Construct Ethiopia brings you closer to the political and commercial centre of Ethiopia. The event effectively drives vital business connections and Vision 2030 objectives, supporting recovery efforts following COVID-19.

Over three days, you can expand your network, build your brand, and generate new business that will benefit you for years to come.

Facilitating business for the construction industry in Ethiopia

Our 40 years Big 5 brand heritage and local expertise creates a foundation for a high quality, safe face-to-face construction event responding to the pressing demand to kick start business and drive growth. Expect an abundance of innovative products from around the world and first class educational events equipping you with the tools and knowledge to fulfill your targets for 2021. Join us and make an active contribution towards the future of Ethiopia construction.


New in 2021 to help you and your business grow

Business matchmaking

Gain access to the new business matchmaking service. This service will help you bring the right people to your stand.

Access to
targeted buyers

Newly dedicated product sectors designed to gather specialized professionals from across the entire construction lifecycle, from concept to completion.

Join your country pavilion

The country pavilions bring together SMEs, technology and service providers from around the world.

Confirmed 2021 exhibitors

Addisbuild by The Big 5 Construct Ethiopia covers
five dedicated construction sectors











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How can you participate?

Visit an event packed with expert-led content, knowledge leaders and the latest products that will drive your business forward. Meet high profile decision-makers from private and government sectors, place your products directly in the hands of buyers, and provide a powerful sales message to potential clients.

Download the brochure today to find out how Addis Build by The Big 5 Construct Ethiopia can help you reach your commercial goals

Nothing is more powerful than face-to-face business, even in a world of social media and online marketing, nothing beats forging connections and leads than in person. That's why Addis Build by The Big 5 Construct Ethiopia prides itself on providing you with the fastest and most cost-effective platform to meet direct buyers and expand your brand into the country and beyond.

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