• FM EXPO, The Big 5 Outdoor Design & Build Show, Windows, Doors & Facades Event and Gulf Glass will run from 25 to 27 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
  • The events feature over 400 exhibitors and over 100 free and CPD-certified educational sessions. 

Four co-located events will kick-off tomorrow at the Dubai World Trade Centre, hosting over 400 local and international exhibitors: FM EXPO, The Big 5 Outdoor Design & Build Show, Windows, Doors & Facades, and Gulf Glass.

Organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa, the trade fairs are expected to attract over 10,000 industry professionals from the facilities management, architecture, landscaping, design, and glass industries, looking to network, do business and source products for their projects in the GCC region.

Beyond showcasing thousands of innovative solutions from global manufacturers and service providers, the four events will offer over 100 free to attend and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified educational sessions, including two high-profile conferences: the Facilities Management Congress Middle East, and the Middle East Facades Summit. 

FM EXPO is the region’s largest event dedicated to the facilities management industry, attracting the most influential and active decision makers in the growing FM sector. Hosting the Facilities Management Congress Middle East and the certified workshop, the exhibition will also present the first “Imdaad Work Series”, and dedicated feature areas, including the Legionella Hub, and the I.o.T. Village.

The Big 5 Outdoor Design & Build Show is the region’s only specialised trade event for the landscaping, infrastructure & urban development industry. Visitors will be able to source solutions for private and public outdoor spaces, including playground equipment, city furniture, grates, shades, sports pitches, irrigation, and grass cutting services.  The show will offer 11 CPD-certified workshops delivered by industry experts, sharing cutting-edge insights on design, technology and sustainability in landscaping in urban design.

Windows, Doors & Facades Event is the region’s largest dedicated platform for global consultants, manufacturers and distributors of window, door and facade products to network and conduct business in one place, at one time. Hosting over 150 exhibitors, the event will feature a series of visionary keynotes, exploring innovative technology and disruptive thinking revolutionizing next generation facades, at the Middle East Facades Summit on September 25. On the second and third day of the show (September 26-27), 16 free-to-attend CPD-certified workshops will focus on the industry’s most compelling topics, including Fire and Safety code of practice for Facades. 

Taking place every two years, Gulf Glass is the largest flat & container glass event in the region and an unmissable one stop shop for all things glass. The platform hosts over 140 local and international suppliers of finished products, glass production technology and machinery, glass processing & finishing solutions, measurement, testing & control technology, tools, replacements and spare parts, as well as auxiliary equipment and fitting.

“The four co-located events offer a tremendous variety of expertise under one roof, enabling professionals from different sectors to come together, do business, network, and learn, all for free. With one single badge, visitors will be able to access all four shows, meet with over 400 exhibitors, and gain CPD-points at the many workshops being delivered by regional industry thought-leaders,” says Nathan Waugh, Portfolio Director at dmg events

FM Expo, The Big 5 Outdoor Design & Build Show, Window, Doors & Facades Event, and Gulf Glass run from 25 to 27 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Halls 3 to 8. Entry is free to all registered visitors. To know more, visit;;;   

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23 - 25 September 2018, Dubai world Trade Centre

The Middle East’s largest exhibition dedicated to the Facilities Management industry.

In its 12th edition, FM EXPO is dedicated to bringing facilities management professionals together to discuss current trends and challenges in the industry, and to browse and trade the latest solutions on the market.

Local and international suppliers will showcase products throughout the three day exhibition alongside free-to-attend and CPD certified workshops covering the latest innovations, technologies and regulations in the industry.

The event will also feature the Waste & Recycling Summit 2018, a first of its kind at the show set to address the increasing of focus towards waste and recycling within the FM profession. 

Over 95% of last year's attendees planned to return to this edition, which is organised by dmg events and will be co-located with Windows, Doors & Facades at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 23 - 25 September 2018. 

About dmg events

dmg events is a leading organiser of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines.

We aim to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business across multiple platforms.

dmg events organises more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates every year.  The company’s portfolio of products includes many industry leading events such as The Big 5 construction shows, ADIPEC and Gastech energy events.

Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Dubai, UAE, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT,, one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom.