25 - 27 September 2017
Dubai World Trade Centre

Under the Patronage

The Big 5 Outdoor Design & Build Show is to be held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development, and supported by the Dubai Municipality, Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, and the Federal Transport Authority.

Establishment of Ministry of Infrastructure Development

In accordance with Federal act No. (1) issued in 1972, Ministry of Public Works and Ministry of Housing and Town Planning have been established. Ministry of Public Works was inaugurated on April 1st 1972 after receiving tasks that were previously conducted by the Bureau of Development. The ministry was taske​d to execute headquarters building projects for all ministries, as well as road and ports works. 

The Ministry of Housing and Town Planning role is to prepare housing and town planning studies and projects, develop the terms and specifications of federal housing projects, award tenders, sign contracts with contractors and consultants, supervise the execution, handing over of allocated amounts of payments and coordinate with and give technical advice to UAE local administrations. 


Achieving sustainable development in planning, establishing and maintaining infrastructure projects and organizing the national-housing sector through outstanding organizational performance according the world's highest standards.


International pioneering in constructing infrastructure projects for a country that is second to none.

 For more information, visit www.moid.gov.ae