DesignBUILD launches new initiatives to celebrate 30 years
Australia’s ultimate event the for the entire architecture, building, construction and design industry returns to Melbourne in May, celebrating 30 years of supporting the community with a new outlook and exciting fresh features.
Following the huge success of the 2015 event, DesignBUILD 2016 will see a new show floor layout to allow for a more fluid experience onsite. Dedicated show floor sectors will segment the show floor into landscape and outdoor, structural and materials, interior fixtures and finishes and technology, providing better product exposure for the most respected and innovative brands in the industry.
DesignBUILD Incubator and DesignBUILD Raw will be two key new features to be launched at the 2016 event, both of which will highlight new and emerging talent in the architecture, design and construction industries and offer a dedicated platform for new players and university students to connect with industry on a commercial scale.
DesignBUILD event manager Ali Mead says that it is important for industry to have visibility over new and emerging talent and through integrating university student projects and giving entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their work DesignBUILD will to connect people and ideas to the right players.
“These new projects will not only add an inspirational physical construction to the show but help new talent meet key industry decision makers, to help propel them and the industry forward for the future,” says Mead.
“A new level of innovation and inspiration, offering an unparalleled opportunity for networking among the architecture, design, construction and landscape industries, will help to make DesignBUILD 2016 a stand-out event from the rest.”
The overall theme of the event will be collaboration, with cross-disciplinary networking taking a key role to all features at the event.
Under the central theme of collaboration, the 2016 speaker program will be split into three key topics; Compliance, Sustainability and Innovation. The program will feature leading international keynotes and include local peak authorities to discuss and debate the key trends across all disciplines in 2016.
“This is an exciting opportunity to nurture the relationships between visitors and exhibitors to help people realise the synergies between these industries and the benefits of collaboration to drive these industries forward.”.
DesignBUILD returns to Melbourne on May 4-6 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. For more information or to register free for the event visit www.designbuildexpo.com.au