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buildnz | designex 2017 – Bigger & Stronger

buildnz | designex 2017 – Bigger & Stronger

In just a few weeks more than 250 exhibitors will showcase the very latest technology, products and services that are shaping the future of NZ’s build, design and construction industry. Buildnz |designex, New Zealand’s award winning trade show and largest pan industry event for builders, project managers, designers, architects, specifiers and related trades professionals returns this June bigger and stronger than ever before. The show will once again co-locate with The National Safety Show (NSS), a chance for the wider industry to keep ahead with industry heath and safety solutions and advice. Organisers XPO Exhibitions are pleased with the progress of visitor registrations and are excited to announce a number of new initiatives across the events

One such initiative is the Recruitment & Growth Hub in partnership with BCITO. The hub provides a networking opportunity for employers to meet with potential employees and help address the current skilled labour shortage – one small step to addressing the need to train an extra 60,000 workers over the next 5 years across New Zealand. Visitors to the Recruitment & Growth Hub will be offered free Business Mentoring consultations, the chance to attend valuable seminars around building a culture of business growth and retention, and the opportunity to speak directly with BCITO Training Advisors and Business Development teams.

Additional features on offer to the 6,000+ visiting industry professionals include:


  • 3 full days of industry education and learning with free to attend industry led CPD and LBP accredited seminars
  • A number of International keynote speakers including world renown architects and researchers Professor Mark Burry and Professor Jane Burry.
  • Interactive features showcasing the future of prefabricated building solutions and design
  • Show only specials available from the 250+ exhibiting national suppliers and global brands
  • Fantastic visitor prizes including a David Trubridge pendant and the chance to win a brand new Ford.


Organisers have also introduced The Build Summit, a dedicated industry summit offering key updates and innovations within the building sector and focusing on the issues facing the industry today –  in plain English. Key themes across The Build Summit surround productivity, capacity, quality management and ultimately how to contribute to the bottom line for your building business. For more information and to view the full schedule visit 

Buildnz | designex occurs only every 2 years and the 2017 event is set to be one of the best yet, showing that the industry is strong and there is confidence in the future. With an expected 6,000+ visitors across 4 halls and 12,000m2, the ASB Showgrounds will be filled to capacity with exhibitors. Over 3 days buildnz | designex will provide something for everyone with product demonstrations, networking opportunities, industry education and keynote speaker sessions – this is one event you can’t afford to miss!

A must attend TRADE ONLY exhibition, buildnz | designex and The National Safety Show runs 25-27 June 2017 at the ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland. And best of all it’s free to attend!

Register to attend for free at



More information: Irene Smith, 09 976 8352 



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