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Get Inspired at DesignBUILD 2012

Last Updated Jun 20, 2012 · Written by Craig Gibson


If you are in the building and construction industry you need to make a date to attend DesignBUILD 2012 - Australia’s leading trade and exhibition show for the sector. Running for three days, 27th June  – 29th June, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the new-look DesignBUILD expo promises to be bigger and better than last year’s. 

Exhibition Manager Frank Matus indicates that DesignBUILD 2012 will feature Australia’s “largest and most comprehensive showcase of domestic and international building products, services and technologies in an interactive environment, complemented by educational seminars.  Attendees can also see the latest building materials and advancements in sustainable design technologies to ensure they are staying competitive in the market.” There is also an international flavour to this year’s event, with pavilions and exhibitors from more than 10 countries, with suppliers and government trade offices from Austria, China, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand and Taiwan.

DesignBUILD 2012 Highlights


There are a number of highlights to look out for at this year’s expo, including:
  • Green Building Zone
For an insight into innovations in sustainable building and product design this zone should be your first port of call.
  • Tool Demo Stations
If you are after the latest tools and equipment DesignBUILD gives you the opportunity to get hands-on with the latest tools and equipment from leading brands, with experts on hand for guidance and advice.
  • Innovation Alley
This zone showcases innovative and new products with interactive and tactile displays allowing you to get up close and personal with cutting edge developments in the sector.
  • Seminar Series
For the low down on the pressing issues and challenges facing the Australian building and construction industry, why not attend a panel discussion? Featuring acclaimed industry panelists discussing a wide range of topics, these sessions are designed to give you the knowledge and insights needed to stay ahead of the game in a dynamic sector.

If you are an architect, builder, trade, specifier, design engineer, developer or industry buyer then DesignBUILD 2012 is definitely the place to be!

Attendance at DesignBUILD 2012 is free if you pre-register; otherwise there is an entrance fee payable on the door. Once registered you are also able to book your attendance at seminars and update your details.
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