26 May 2020

Pre-Event Report-The Big5 Construct India

Unprecedented educational features


The Big 5 Construct India 2016 in its 4th edition gathers the best of national and international construction industry from September 28th to 30th,2016 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, in Mumbai.


Growing with India’s fast moving construction industry, The Big 5 Construct India 2016 will host over 300 brands from more than 15 countries across 10,500 sqm of space. The exhibition will bring under one roof exhibitors and key buyers from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The Big 5 Construct India 2016 is jointly organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa and FICCI, and supported by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.


The show will also offer free CPD-certified workshops providing the latest industry trends, tools, applications and techniques for architects, interior designers, urban planners, contractors, engineers and consultants to stay up-to-date with the latest industry advancements, and improve their industry credentials.


Ashley Roberts, Event Director of  The Big 5 Construct India,says “In 2016, we have much more to offer than in previous editions. We are organising a series of educational events in conjunction with the exhibition. A two day Big 5 Conference, a half day seminar by the Indian Institute of Architects, a one day seminar by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and 20+ CPD certified technical workshops spread over 3 days are some of the educational initiatives we are undertaking this year.


Our recent collaborations generated workshops led by the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), a Project management workshop by PMI India, green building certification systems workshops including LEED v4, USGBC’s EDGE and GRIHA, and many more.  We share a synergy with FICCI that has helped us to steer a valuable event for our attendees and participants. They bring valuable knowledge and market expertise that has helped us in growing The Big 5 Construct India over the years. We are grateful to  key authorities like the Ministry of Urban Development for their support and for making The Big 5 Construct India 2016 a national event for the whole construction industry.


We are also thankful to leading trade bodies and associations including the Builders Association of India (BAI), the Indian Association of Structural Engineers (IAStructE), the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (ACCE), the Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI), the Project Management Institute (PMI) India, the Indian Building Congress, Liases Foras Real Estate Research and Rating among many others for their continued support.


We are optimistic to deliver more features alongside the exhibition as we plan to scale up with more exhibits, more solutions on display, more learning and networking opportunities for construction industry stakeholders.”



28th September:

10:00-11:00: Workshop Room A-  Introduction to BIM Modeling and Applications

10:00-11:00: Workshop Room B-  Landscape the ever Green

11:00-12:00: Workshop Room A – Online to Ongoing: What is your LEED Building’s Performance Story?

11:00-12:00 Workshop B – Flood Risk Management and Urban Drainage Solutions

12:00-13:00: Workshop Room A- Fully Integrated Off-Site Building Solutions

12:00-13:00: Workshop Room B - Transitioning from LEED v2009 to v4.0

14:00-15:00: Workshop Room B - Smart buildings to smart cities: Improving efficiency and performance through integrated technologies

14:30-15:30: Workshop Room A - Facilitating seamless procurement of goods & services for timely execution of construction projects

15:00-16:00: Workshop Room B - Advancements and innovations in energy efficient technologies

16:00-17:00: Workshop Room A - Ground Realities of Interior Designing


29th September:

9:00-11:00: Workshop Room A- How To Trade in India Workshop

10:00-11:00: Workshop Room B- Sources of Financing and Financing Trends for Affordable Housing, Construction and Infrastructure Businesses

11:00-12:00: Workshop Room A- BIM for Infrastructure Projects

11:00-12:00: Workshop Room B- Sustainability for Make in India Initiative or Green technology for Commercial buildings and Airports

12:00-13:00: Workshop Room A- he Importance of Effective Construction Management in Today’s Competitive Marketplace

12:00-13:00: Workshop Room B- Sustainability in Design and Construction in India

14:00-15:00: Workshop Room A - Guidance for achieving IGBC certification in multi-dwelling residential developments

14:00-15:00: Workshop Room B- Introduction to Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Buildings

15:00-16:00: Workshop Room B- Significance of Post-Occupancy Assessment of Buildings

16:00-17:00: Workshop Room A- Importance of Material Management

16:00-17:00: Workshop Room B- Modern Roofing Technology for India


30th September:

10:00-11:00: Workshop Room B- Introduction to GRIHA's Green Campus Initiative

12:00-13:00: Workshop Room A- Design Insights to Deliver Smart Cities in the Developing World

14:00-15:00: Workshop Room B- Introduction to the WELL Building Rating System.

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