Australian specialist trade and professional building expo, DesignBUILD makes an exciting return to Melbourne from 23rd to 25th June at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The exhibition is co-located with the CEDIA expo and the annual Plumbing Design Show, and is set to showcase all that is innovative, new, and sustainable for property industry professionals and construction trades.

In an effort to raise awareness of skills shortage and the importance of education within the building and design industry, DesignBUILD 2010 will offer free attendance for students and apprentices.

The Foundations Program is also new to the exhibition this year, linking the next generation of up-and coming professionals with the products, training and opportunities available within the industry.

The event will feature the a large and comprehensive display of domestic and international specialist planning, building and construction companies and their products available in Australia.

The expo will have more then 450 exhibitors displaying thousands of products, and has been designed this year to facilitate ease of movement and convenience.
Dedicated zones in the expo will offer a unique opportunity for businesses, students and apprentices to stay ahead of client and employer expectations and develop a reputation at the leading edge of design and construction innovation. The zones in the expo include:

  • Outdoor Design
  • Green Building Zone
  • Infotech
  • Building Materials
  • Construction Equipment
  • Finishes and Coatings
  • Applications in Action
  • Tools and Safety
The Green Building Zone will have live demonstrations to show the latest ideas and environment friendly solutions for design and construction.

The Applications in Action program will run thoughout the show and will offer the chance to see live-working demonstrations of the latest building materials and their applications direct from manufacturers.

Reflecting the corporate responsibility the industry faces to minimise impact on the environment, DesignBUILD 2010 focuses heavily on advancements in sustainable building approaches.

A series of specifically designed CPD trade seminars on sustainable building will be held for industry professionals throughout the three days. A full program of times and topics are available from the DesignBUILD website.