What’s On

Our show floor is curated to deliver compelling content for our visitors and exhibitors and showcase the very best the industry has to offer. With insightful education programs, next generation collaborations, start-up pavilions, creative networking spaces and more, you'll need more than a day at DesignBUILD!

DesignBUILD Incubator


Sourcing new products is one of the main reasons to attend an event like DesignBUILD, but sometimes it can feel like you’re just seeing the same things. DesignBUILD Incubator champions innovative thinkers and giving the stars of our industry a commercial platform to launch their inventions – all in a uniquely designed dedicated pavilion.

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Speaker Program


Covering 2 Theatres, the DesignBUILD Speaker Program provides access the the leading field experts as they discuss the burning topics impacting the industry including new products, policy and applications.

DesignBUILD RAW


DesignBUILD RAW returns to Melbourne in 2018 with partner universities, Deakin and RMIT ready to showcase the talent and creative collaborations of the next generation.

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


After a sold out breakfast in 2016 and 2017, The Australian Construction and Industry Forum annual breakfast forecast returns to DesignBUILD in May 2018. Tickets will be available in early 2018.