What’s On

DesignBUILD is so much more than just a trade exhibition. It’s a three day celebration of new ideas, a chance to meet up with old colleagues and witness first-hand what’s next for the industry. And in 2017 there’s even more to explore, with brand new co-locations, behind-the-scenes venue tours, leader breakfasts, new talent features and a host of networking events to ensure that no moment is wasted.

DesignBUILD Incubator

Offering emerging businesses the opportunity to showcase new, cutting edge products and ideas directly to industry through a dedicated commercial platform.

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After successfully launching last year in Melbourne, DesignBUILD RAW debuts this year in Sydney with new partner universities and a new generation of future industry stars!

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2017 National Architecture Conference Praxis: Process. Propositions. Production

We’re excited to announce that in 2017 we will be co-located alongside our long-term partner the AIA's, 2017 National Conference. Praxis: Process. Propositions. Production. For more information on the program, speakers and how to register will be available in early 2017.

2017 Speaker Series

Covering 2 Theatres, the DesignBUILD Speaker Program provides access the the leading industry professionals as they discuss the new products,policy and applications you need to know to keep ahead of the game.

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PIA Planning Congress: Growing Up. Growing Out.

We're excited to announce that as part of our new partnership the Planning Institute of Australia will be hosting their 2017 Planning Congress alongside DesignBUILD 2017.

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DesignBUILD Sectors

DesignBUILD covers the entire build and design process from landscape and outdoor right through to the interior fit-out. The show floor is divided up into 4 distinct sectors to help you navigate the hundreds of exhibitors onsite. Find out what type of products you'll see at DesignBUILD.

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ACIF Forecast Breakfast 2017

After a sold out breakfast in 2016, The Australian Construction and Industry Forum annual breakfast forecast returns to DesignBUILD. This prestigious event will take place pre-show on Thursday 4th May with senior decision makers from the architectural, building, construction and design industries encouraged to attend the show following the forecast.

Places will be limited and sort after but DesignBUILD exhibitors will receive exclusive offers to take part. Tickets go on sale in Feb 2017.

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