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. In 2017, there was more areas to explore at and around DesignBUILD with brand new co-locations, behind-the-scenes venue tours, leader breakfasts, new talent features and a host of networking events that were held at the show that no moment was ever wasted!

DesignBUILD Incubator - 3-5 May 2017


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. So we launched DesignBUILD Incubator, to help champion innovative thinkers and give them a proven, commercial platform to launch their inventions – all in a uniquely and creatively designed pavilion.

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DesignBUILD RAW - 3-5 May 2017


After successfully launching last year DesignBUILD RAW debuts this year in Sydney with new partner universities, UTS, UNSW and the University of Sydney to showcase the next generation of future industry stars!

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2017 Speaker Series - 3-5 May 2017


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

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ICC Sydney Tours - 3-5 May 2017


Want to take a closer look behind the scenes at Australia’s newest convention centre? Join one of the exclusive back-of-house tours during DesignBUILD to see the inner workings of this state-of-the-art facility, expertly guided by the ICC Sydney team and the leading designers from the venue’s joint venture architects from HASSELL + Populous.

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2017 National Architecture Conference Praxis: Process. Propositions. Production - 4-6 May 2017


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. DesignBUILD is also hosting two official fringe events as part of the Praxis program.

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ACIF Forecast Breakfast - 4 May 2017


After a sold out breakfast in 2016, The Australian Construction and Industry Forum annual breakfast forecast returns to DesignBUILD on Thursday 4th May.

Tickets selling fast, don't miss out on being the first to hear what's coming in the Australian Construction Market.

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PIA Planning Congress: Growing Up. Growing Out. - 3-5 May 2017


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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2017 Floorplan


DesignBUILD 2017 takes place on Level 4 and 5 of the new ICC Sydney. With a show floor covering the latest products from the entire design and build process - Start to familiarise yourself with the venue layout with this helpful 3D map.

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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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