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26 - 29 November 2024

Dubai World Trade Centre

About Urban Design & Landscape Expo 2022


Smart design and sustainability themes to anchor 3rd Urban Design & Landscape Expo this December

Industry innovators and decision makers to return to Dubai World Trade Centre from 5-8 December 2022 with new product showcases, access to key market insights and next-generation technologies propelling opportunity in the Middle East’s US$3.5 trillion construction market.

Taking place alongside The Big 5, dmg events Urban Design and Landscape Expo will once again offer industry professionals and project decision makers a dynamic platform to explore business opportunities and source the latest global landscaping, infrastructure and urban development solutions and technological advancements.

Urban design and landscaping require significant capital consideration, creative exploration, integration and population of existing or under-development urban hubs and open spaces which will be brought into sharp focus across the four-day event, with visitiors able to take a deep dive into the latest international trends influencing this indispensable area of design around the region.

According to event knowledge partner, ABiQ, the combined value of construction projects in the Middle East and Africa is US$6.5 trillion, split between under-development projects totalling US$3.5 trillion with US$2.9 trillion in the pipeline.


“The Middle East holds over 50 per cent of project value, totalling US$3.5 trillion and, as a launchpad for new product launches into the region, Urban Design & Landscape Expo occupies a unique position as a  facilitator for business partnerships across the Middle East’s most future-forward markets. Our 2022 edition also provides an impactful content programme, with Talks on urban design and landscaping for sustainable development, financing urban infrastructure and integrating water management into urban infrastructure” said Josine Heijmans, VP Construction at dmg events.

The event will welcome 70+ specialized exhibitors showcasing urban and landscape design products from 17 countries. Exhibitor categories cover hard landscaping, irrigation and drainage, sports and playgrounds, machinery and equipment, materials and components and specialist sectors, with high-profile exhibitors include Bluestream, Eurotec, RAKNOR, Serge Ferrari Group, Bagatinni, Pasco Paving Stones Co., and Therrawood Middle East.

This year’s event will also deliver up-to-the-minute market insights and real-world case studies across a wide spectrum of trending topics as part of the free to attend CPD-certified Urban Design & Landscape Talks. Key themes for 2022 span principles of urban design and landscape, smart urbanization and sustainable urban design, with a roster of sought-after speakers including Rahaf Alkassab, Specialized Urban Planner, Dubai Municipality; Jesper Elsgaard, Chief Business Officer, Photocat A/S; Calum Mcleod, Group CEO, Glampitect MENA; Rony Hobeika, Senior Urban Planner, Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group; and Hani Abdel Razeq, Associate Director/KSA Lead, AESG.


Registration for Urban Design & Landscape Expo is open and free for industry professionals at

About The Big 5

With a 42-year legacy, The Big 5 is the largest and most influential building and construction event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and the annual meeting hub for the global construction industry.

Taking place from 5-8 December 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, The Big 5 attracts 55,000+ global attendees from over 152 countries and 2,000+ exhibitors to UAE every year and has served as the platform to facilitate partnerships, provide leading-edge innovation, advance knowledge, and industry best-practice, and propel local and international businesses into the market to connect, grow, and succeed.

The Big 5 covers the full construction cycle across dedicated sectors and six specialized events enabling industry professionals to source worldwide building solutions for every stage of construction: The Big 5 Heavy, Middle East Concrete, HVAC R Expo, Middle East Stone, the Urban Design & Landscape Expo, and FM Expo.

The event includes high-level summits, CPD-certified workshops, and The Big 5 Construction Impact Awards to foster collaboration, support best practices, and provide effective solutions to today’s industry challenges.

The Big 5 is organized by dmg events and is free to attend for all pre-registered visitors.

About dmg events

dmg events is a leading organizer of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines. The company aims to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business through face-to-face events.

dmg events organizes 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 in the energy, construction, hospitality & design, coatings and transportation sectors. ADIPEC, The Big 5, Gastech, EGYPS, The Hotel Show and INDEX are the company’s flagship events. For more information visit