As an industry, we all want to see a more productive, profitable and viable future, but no one can do it alone. To achieve success, the industry needs collaboration. Australian manufacturers need a platform to showcase their innovations, Australian trades and professionals need easy access to see local and international ideas, try new tools and experience state of the art applications. The industry has never needed to be more focused, competitive, innovative and affordable.DesignBUILD has .. + Read morealways endeavoured to bring the best of the industry forward so trades and professionals have one place to visit where they can catch up on all the latest trends, tools and applications. DesignBUILD is designed BY theÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ industry FOR the industry. AttendanceÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ is free for trades and professionals whoÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ pre-register online. Boasting over 250 exhibitors, industry associations such as Master Builders NSW (MBANSW), Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) and Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF), as well as Principal Partner ASKIN and VEK sponsored Tool Demonstration Stations, DesignBUILD Sydney 2013 had something for everyone.As well as our exhibitors and partners, we had five features that took centre stage at DesignBUILD this year. A visitor favourite in 2012, Innovation Alley returned again this year with over 20 new products showcased, and Kingspan Insulated Panels won the Visitor's Choice Award. Future Living was an interactive home showcasing innovative products and solutions designed for a home of the future, and wasÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ run by Cameron Rosen. We had various seminars and workshops run over all three days which enabled interested trades and professionals to listen and contribute ideas. The VEK Tool Demonstration Stations let you try the latest powertools and equipment. We also had the central bar, where you could grab some drinks and refresments, as well as light food throughout the day.Next year we hope to make the show even bigger and better as it moves to Melbourne. To find out more about DesignBUILD 2014, check back here regularly in the coming months for new stories and chances to pre-register. If you are interested in exhibiting please contact our sales team.
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The exhibitors participating at DesignBUILD Melbourne will demonstrate the following range of equipments and products, Air Conditioning, Water Proofing and Sealants, Building Materials, Construction Equipment and Technologies, Cement and Cement Based Products, Construction Chemicals and Repair Material, Cleaning Equipment, Carpeting, Doors and Windows, Pipes and Fittings, Power Generation, Security Systems, Solar and Thermal Products, Furniture, Floor and Wall Tiles, Interior Decor, Lighting, Sanitary Ware and Bathroom Fittings, Timber, Timber Panel and Veneers, Water and Draining Systems.