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The ultimate guide for your visit to The Big 5 Saudi

Below you will find information regarding international travel, the venue, accommodation, as well as additional information to help you enjoy your stay in the Kingdom.

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18 - 21 FEBRUARY 2023

4pm - 10pm DAILY

Riyadh front exhibition & conference center

Venue location

Riyadh Front, 13412

King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

+966 11 290 9400

How to get to the venue

RFECC is easy to reach and conveniently located. It’s situated on the north-east side of Riyadh, the heart of the Middle East, which can be reached by a wide range of air links from global cities. Within the city, taxis are plentiful and there is also ample free parking if you choose to drive.

Air Travel

RFECC is located close to King Khalid International Airport. 30 million passengers a year travel through the airport which is

served by international carriers from across the globe.


Public transportation is not available at the moment; however, shuttle services can be provided by the organizer.

We recommend checking in with them before your event. There are other convenient ways to arrive at the venue


Riyadh’s taxi service is convenient and easy to use. Simply call 920003090 and a driver will be dispatched as soon as possible.

App based taxi and ridesharing services are available in Riyadh.

Use the mobile app to book a trip and select the type of car you would like to ride in. Drivers can be ordered for immediate pick-up or you can schedule a ride ahead of time.

You can pay for your trip using cash or credit card.

Download the apps here: Careem | Uber

Car Rental

Rent the latest cars at competitive rates with Lumi (part of Seera Group) and take advantage of time-saving processes,

highly trained advisors for consultation and easy payment methods.With 24/7 roadside assistance and an easy reservation process, the Lumi team will get you on the road in minutes.

You can book your car for a pick-up from King Khalid International Airport terminal 5 or 2, or from any of the other branches in Riyadh.

You can also book online, through the Lumi app (iOS | Android) or contact the team on +966 9200 28428.

Driving & Parking

Located on Airport Road, RFECC is easy to drive to and has ample free parking.

It’s within a 5-min drive of the bustling Riyadh Front shopping, dining and entertainment development, and less than 30 minutes away from central Riyadh.

Our site offers a truly unique proposition – drive-in access to all exhibition halls for easy unloading or display of vehicles during events, and free parking for up to 7,500 on a secure site. 


Location and Access
Riyadh Front Exhibition and Conference Center has equitable and step-free access to the venue.

By Car
Disabled parking is available for all our events.

Disabled Facilities
Accessible and disabled toilets are available throughout the venue.

COVID 19 and PCR information

COVID protocols have now been lifted in Saudi Arabia, so there is no need to take a PCR test or show vaccination cards to enter the event.

International travel

Saudi Arabia is very much open to international visitors. King Khalid International Airport is the closest airport to Riyadh Front Expo Centre. All travelers must have a valid tourism visa obtained before arrival.



All The Big 5 Saudi attendees - exhibitors, visitors, sponsors and speakers - require an e-visa from eligible countries to enter the Kingdom. Saudi Arabia is opening its doors to the world through its new tourist visa. Their new fast and easy-to-use online portal, international visitors from eligible countries can apply for an eVisa and discover the warm hospitality of Saudi people.

Exhibitors and visitors of the show (Eligible 49 Countries only) can obtain a tourist visa through the fast and easy-to-use online portal. You can apply for one-year eVisa, multiple entry visa, allowing to spend up to 90 days in the country. View list here.

  • To complete the application form, you will need to provide personal information including: full name, address, date of birth, passport details and travel plans
  • Pay the e-Visa fee using a credit or debit card
  • Once approved, you will receive the e-Visa by email


We've partnered with Emirates, now rated the world's safest airline for its COVID-19 response, so you can avail special fairs when you travel to Saudi Arabia. Emirates has excellent connections across six continents and more than 100 current destinations worldwide. Use the promo code below for best fares.

Promo code:  EVE6BKS

Code valid for travel between 13 February 2023 - 26 February 2023

Important: The requirements for travel to and from Dubai are changing frequently. Please check the Emirates Flying to Saudi Arabia page for up-to-date advice for travelers.



Our official hotel partner ‘Golden Tulip’ will be happy to assist you to book your stay while in Saudi Arabia. Get in touch with them to get special rates for your visit to The Big 5 Saudi 2022

Important: be sure to check safety protocols/restrictions, if any, hotels may have for international travelers.

Things to do

Saudi Arabia has a rich history and you can explore all it has to offer during some well-deserved down time when you visit. There are so many things to see and do including activities, tours, dining, and shopping. Take advantage of the rich history the country has to offer.

To explore the Kingdom and all it has to offer click here.

Discover attractions, experiences and destinations to make the most of your visit.


Sponsors, Partners and Supporters



R Expo Platinum Sponsor

Expo Platinum Sponsor



and Lanyard Sponsor

Contractor Partner

Expo Gold Sponsor


Management Partner

Safety Partner

Management Partner

Association Pavilion

Supporting Association



Hotel Partner

Broadcast Partner




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