DesignBUILD Sydney will be returning to the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, May 21-23 2009, to unveil a new and totally rebranded trade exhibition for the architecture, building and plumbing industries.

In response to recent industry developments, DesignBUILD’s newly remodelled show will feature a greater emphasis on Australian and European building products and include a range of innovative and interactive initiatives designed to engage business professionals and encourage visitor participation.

In 2009, Australia’s premier exhibition for the building and construction industry will introduce a range of new features designed to inspire, educate and facilitate exhibition visitors.

Applications in Action is a new interactive and educational feature which will showcase the latest materials, tools and technologies to hit Australian shores. Delivered by professionals, for professionals, Applications in Action will feature a series of live 30 minute demonstrations, featuring products which are new, innovative or green-building focused and their application in the building world.

Other new features include Innovation Alley, an exciting new space aimed at drawing crowds to a combined display of exhibitor products, showcasing the latest and most innovative products on the market; The Tools of the Trade Zone, a space where visitors can try and test the latest tools on the market in a variety of real work scenarios; and the Builder’s Bar, a networking hub, providing a relaxed yet stylish environment for exhibitors and their customers to network and do business.

The fresh initiatives will complement DesignBUILD’s existing features including the National Plumbing Show, the Green Building Zone and DesignBUILD Seminar Series, as well as key product areas Windows and Glass; Finishes and Services; Building Materials; and Outdoor Living.