Event Overview


DesignBUILD is the only dedicated trade show to bring together the best in Australia’s built environment with leading product and materials suppliers connecting with professionals from across the build process.

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Exhibit with us


Exhibiting at DesignBUILD connects you directly with Australia's architecture, building, construction and design communities. Build genuine business relationships by meeting your target audience face-to-face.

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What's On


Whether it’s being exposed to the latest construction innovations, keeping up to date with architectural trends, or connecting with the rest of the industry… DesignBUILD caters to the whole of the build process.

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DesignBUILD Highlights

Take a look back at highlights from DesignBUILD 2018!

Held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 2-4 May, DesignBUILD 2018 brought together Australia's architecture, building, construction and design communities together for the 32nd time. This two minute video is a brief insight into three days of insightful education, stimulating debate and the largest showcase of new materials.

Thank you to all our partners, sponsors, exhibitors and all those who attended the event for making it the success that it was.

DesignBUILD Product Sectors

Construction & Building Materials

Explore the latest in material innovations and discover practical applications for new, structural products in the largest sector on the DesignBUILD show floor.

Interior Fixtures & Finishes

Looking for new suppliers of interior fixtures or the perfect surface to complete your next fit out? You'll find all the latest interior fittings and fixture products in this show floor sector.

Software & Technology

From augmented reality to BIM products, this is DesignBUILD's fastest growing sector. See the future products of building and meet the entrepreneurial companies behind them.

Industry News

Aug 16, 2018

Australia’s Got Talent: Is the construction industry losing the war for talent?

Faced with a decline in personnel but an increase in workload, the construction industry is turning inward to analyse management practices and challenge traditional recruiting and retention strategies. A flag has been raised to increase the industry’s ability to attract, develop, and retain top talent.

Sponsors & Supporters