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The easiest way to attend DesignBUILD is to pre-register online – it’s saves you time and the $25 door charge. You will then be sent an email confirmation with a barcode which you can use to print your entrance badge onsite. Registration is now open so don’t miss out and register today!

DesignBUILD 2017 is coming to the brand new, ICC Sydney, located in the active precinct of Darling Harbour on Cockle Bay.

Opening Hours for 2017:
Wednesday 3 May 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Thursday 4 May 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Friday 5 May 9:00AM – 6:00PM

For more information, visit our When & Where page.

DesignBUILD is a trade only event for professionals in the architecture, building, construction and design industries. You must work in, or be associated with, a relevant industry to gain admittance to the show and be able to provide proof of identity upon entry to the exhibition.

Yes you can! DesignBUILD is co-locating with Planning Institute of Australia’s Planning Congress 2017 and all attendees to their event is welcome to attend DesignBUILD 2017.

Simply present your badge or confirmation at the DesignBUILD registration desk and you will be given a badge to enter the showfloor.

Yes you can! DesignBUILD is co-locating with Australian Institute of Architects’ National Conference and all attendees to their event is welcome to attend DesignBUILD 2017.

Simply present your badge or confirmation at the DesignBUILD registration desk and you will be given a badge to enter the showfloor.

ICC Sydney is surrounded with a variety of accommodation options available for all attendees and exhibitors of DesignBUILD. To view the options, please visit the ICC Sydney Website.

DesignBUILD is free to all industry professionals if you pre-register online. If you do not pre-register, there is a $25.00 charge at the door on the day of the event.

Yes, if you know the details of your colleague(s) you can add them to your registration at the bottom of the first page. This will copy your company details and make it easier for you to manage.

All seminar tickets need to be purchased through the registration pages. If you have not yet registered you will be automatically prompted to select seminars when you register to attend.

If you have already registered and would like to add seminar tickets, click on ‘UPDATE DETAILS’ on the registration page. Then log into your registration using the Username and Password you set up, you will then be able to navigate to the seminar pages to make your selection.

Seminar tickets will be available to purchase in Feb 2017.

If you have registered additional colleagues only then can you select seminars to add to their accounts. If not then they need to log into their individual registrations to purchase tickets. Alternative you can contact the team on designbuild@divcom.net.au and we can assist you with a group purchase.

If you have forgotten your Username and Password, please use the reminder function at the bottom of the box. This will prompt an email to your nominated account. If you were registered without knowing, please also use this function to reset your password.

Great! To find out more about exhibiting at DesignBUILD, contact our Sales Team today.

Persons under the age of 16 are not permitted to attend the exhibition due to the nature of some of the exhibits on display. The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to under 16s.

Students are welcome at DesignBUILD, however they are required to pre-register online. Only students studying a related course will qualify for entry.

No. All photography and video is prohibited. To protect the intellectual and product property rights of exhibitors, no video or still photography (including mobile phones) is permitted. These rules are strictly enforced and individuals caught taking unsolicited photography will be removed from the show. Permission to photograph products or stands within the show can only be granted with prior approval from the show organiser – contact sbleakley@divcom.net.au to arrange permission to photograph onsite.

If you are from overseas and planning to visit DesignBUILD you will need to apply for a business visa. The passport which you hold will determine whether you can apply online, or if you need to lodge a paper-based application. Click here for more information.

Applications need to be made well in advance at the Australian Embassy in your country or in some cases can be made online. For more information visit the Department of Immigration website.

Please note that the Organisers DO NOT provide visa invitation letters to international visitors.

Exhibitors who have a confirmed booth and have paid in full, please view the Online Exhibitor Manual. Applications must be made in advance at least 8 weeks prior to the event.

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