21-23 Apr 2020
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Industry News

Banksia launches Design & Build Award

May 15, 2015 Sustainability

Established in 1989, the Banksia Foundation is a Melbourne-based not-for-profit that awards sustainable initiatives and achievements across various industries.

DesignBUILD 2015 Wrap Up

May 15, 2015 DesignBUILD News

DesignBUILD 2015 has wrapped up and what a success it was. Builders, developers and architects were the staple, but the 2015 event also opened its doors to new categories of visitors including interior designers and landscape professionals.

STOP and GO signals for building and construction

Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) forecasts show serious shortfalls or oversupply are expected for key building assets – including classrooms, hospital beds, office, retail and industrial space plus housing – in communities around Australia.

DesignBUILD 2015: Software solutions take centre stage at DesignBUILD

May 7, 2015 DesignBUILD News

A host of companies offering software solutions for architects, builders, designers and construction professionals to help improve their day-to-day operations for staff, clients and contractors have taken the spotlight this year’s DesignBUILD trade event.

The Future is Now: How Technology Shapes Design in the New Age

Apr 16, 2015 Policy & Trends

In the smartphone age, it is easy to take the rapid evolution of technology for granted. How often do we appreciate that it is now possible to connect to anyone on earth, and access an infinite database of human knowledge from a gadget we all carry in our pockets?

TV Lift kits changing home entertainment

TecHome TV Lift Kits take TV viewing to the next level. They are designed to quietly lift and lower a television out of a cabinet or wall unit with a one touch remote control. The mechanism allows the user to permanently set the ideal height for viewing.

7 key steps to Project Team Integration and optimising BIM

Apr 13, 2015 Policy & Trends

Productivity in the construction industry is critical to Australia’s growth and the economy. The building and construction industry accounts for 7.8% of Australia’s gross domestic product (GDP), and employs 9.1% of the workforce. At the end of June 2012, the building and construction industry generated $305 billion in total income, incurred $275.4 billion in total expenditure, and employed 950,000 persons.

Boral landscaping and roofing solutions on show at DesignBUILD

Apr 13, 2015 DesignBUILD News

Innovative landscaping solutions and roofing products from Boral will be on display in the inaugural landscaping and outdoor exhibition at DesignBUILD 2015 from April 28 to 30, 2015.

Insuring your trade business

Apr 9, 2015 Policy & Trends

If you’re a self-employed tradie running your business from the back of your ute or van, there are certain insurance policies you should prioritise over others. These are some of the key coverage options you should consider.

Exhibitor Product Information: Viega

Viega is the world leader in pressing technology and among the leading manufacturers of installation technology. Viega products are used around the world.

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