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  • DesignBUILD 2020 looks towards the future of Australia’s built environment with a renewed focus.

    In recognition of the changing needs and challenges of the building industry, DesignBUILD 2020 will look towards the future of Australia’s built environment with a renewed focus. Now entering its 34th yea... more
  • Timber Offsite Construction 2020 Call for Speaker Presentations

    Expert speakers are invited to present at Australia’s only event that focuses on the design, manufacture and construction of offsite timber and mass wood buildings.  The conference organiser Frame Australia ... more
  • Timber Offsite Construction 2020 announced

    The marriage of Timber and Technology is powerfully transforming building methods around the world.  A new generation of building design, manufacturing and construction practice is using offsite technologies w... more
  • Placing People First at Expotrade’s Brand New Placemaking Event

    After 13 years organising leading built environment conferences across Australia and the Middle East, Expotrade has launched a brand-new event centred around the rapidly growing placemaking movement – the fir... more

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Retrofit and Refurb Summit, 2019

Welcome to the Retrofit & Refurb Summit 2019.  In Australia alone, 81% of existing commercial buildings are 10 years or older. By simply retrofitting or refurbishing these buildings, particularly with well-designed energy efficiency measures, there is a potential 50-75% energy saving. In dollar terms, this is equivalent to $9 billion in cost savings between now and 2030. However, energy efficiency and sustainable practices are not the only necessity for commercial retrofits and refurbs. New agile and tech enabled ways of working are influencing the need for more flexible and co-working spaces within bui... more

5th ANZ Modular Construction and Pre-Fabrication Forum 2020

Sydney Session: 26 – 28 February 2020 | Pullman Sydney Hyde Park  The 5th ANZ Modular Construction and Pre-Fabrication Forum 2020 is one of the largest regional’s event platform showcasing the latest techniques and technology in the modularization and prefabrication context.  Discover best practice from modular builders that have successfully built modern modular commercial and residential buildings in and out of the region. Modular construction now accounts for $4.5 billion of Australia’s $150 billion construction industry. The 5th edition of the forum will focus on international and well known A... more

5th ANZ Modular Construction and Pre-Fabrication Forum 2020

Melbourne Session: 2 – 4 March 2020 | The Langham Melbourne The 5th ANZ Modular Construction and Pre-Fabrication Forum 2020 is one of the largest regional’s event platform showcasing the latest techniques and technology in the modularization and prefabrication context.  Discover best practice from modular builders that have successfully built modern modular commercial and residential buildings in and out of the region. Modular construction now accounts for $4.5 billion of Australia’s $150 billion construction industry. The 5th edition of the forum will focus on international and well known Australi... more

11th Annual WA Major Projects Conference 2020

Transforming Infrastructure to Underpin a Growing WA Reap the Benefits of Western Australia’s Infrastructure Boom! The WA Government is continuing to invest in an abundance of major infrastructure projects within the state – as a result, job growth in the WA construction sector has not been this high in years. The WA Major Projects Conference condenses the array of upcoming WA infrastructure projects into two informative, networking-heavy days, providing you the opportunity to gain the key business contacts and exclusive project knowledge needed to advance your work within the WA infrastructure ... more

Sydney Build Expo, 2020

Sydney Build Expo returns for 2020.  Sydney is now experiencing a $7 billion renaissance with $4.8 billion worth of construction projects underway in the CBD alone. This is coupled with a further $3.1 billion of approved projects that are due for completion by 2025. Likewise, infrastructure works are booming with the development of WestConnex, NorthConnex, Sydney Metro and two light rail lines, which are all taking place concurrently. Since its launch 4 years ago, Sydney Build has quickly built a loyal following, drawing in attendees due to its focus on Sydney and its surrounding region; its fresh content; ... more

10th Annual Australian Healthcare Week

Australian Healthcare Week is back for its 10th year in 2020! Australian Healthcare Week 2020 is the one-stop shop event for healthcare professionals in Australia. Returning to the International Convention Centre in Sydney on the 25 – 26 March 2020, the Health Facilities Design and Development Summit, as part of Australian Healthcare Week will unite health services to discuss future proofing hospitals through innovation in planning, design and development. Download the agenda to find out more Centered on the critical stages of the health infrastructure project life-cycle, learn how to: Ensure desi... more

Australian Placemaking Summit 2020

Shape Your Placemaking Strategy at the Placemaking Summit Architects, urban planners, developers, engineers, contractors, building managers, policy-makers: this one’s for you! Expotrade’s brand-new Australian Placemaking Summit launches in Melbourne March 2020. The event has been designed to provide a holistic picture of the rapidly growing placemaking movement and on a broader scale, urban renewal, allowing attendees to better understand where their expertise fits into the placemaking puzzle, while providing strategies for contractors and investors to gain a competitive commercial edge with their placemak... more

ARBS, 2020

ARBS is Australia’s only international trade exhibition for the HVAC & R and Building Services industries. Hosting over 300 exhibitors and in excess of 8,000 visitors ARBS 2020 will provide unrivalled access to everything HVAC & R in the southern hemisphere. Discover all the major national, international and multi-national exhibitors who will display their very latest products and services. Consolidate your supplier contacts, network with industry colleagues and keep up with all the latest news, views and events. Learn about all the latest technologies, standards and best practice at our cutting edge ... more

Timber Offsite Construction 2020

‘Timber & Technology. The Zero Carbon Future’ Timber Offsite Construction 2020 Conference & Exhibition Monday & Tuesday 15-16 June at Crown Promenade Melbourne Timber Offsite Construction 2020 is the only national event exclusively devoted to design, manufacture and construction of offsite timber and mass wood buildings. The theme ‘Timber & Technology. The Zero Carbon Future’ reflects the emerging marriage of timber and technology, and the need for future net zero carbon buildings with timber contributing through carbon storage benefits. Program sessions will include world leadin... more