Thrive Technologies is joining over 300 Australian building industry experts in the 2018 DesignBUILD Expo happening at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibiting Centre on the 2nd to 4th of May.

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Australia’s leading trade and professional building expo, DesignBUILD is the only dedicated trade show that brings together over 7,000 professionals in the building industry looking to discover the latest innovations and find new products to specify in their projects.

For over three decades DesignBUILD has supported Australia’s architecture, building, construction and design communities where manufacturers and suppliers are invited to showcase new products to key buyers including architects, building professionals, contractors and designers who operate in the residential and commercial sectors.

The 3-day education program covers industry trends and training including updates to the compliance legislation and regulation in Australia, new green building trends and innovative building technology productions and solution.

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What’s On DesignBuild 2018


Seminar Theatre

Build your expert knowledge, get up to date on architectural trends and ensure your business is compliant with a program of carefully curated panel discussions and keynote presentations in the Seminar Theatre, presented by Wattyl.


Education Theatre

Discover practical applications to help you build your business and complete your next project. The Education Theatre offers a program of sessions covering policy updates and contract mandatories as well as the latest in new materials on the market.


ACIF Forecast Breakfast

The Australian Construction and Industry Forum annual breakfast forecast returns to DesignBUILD in May 2018. Drawing on the expertise of ACIF Forecasters, the Briefing helps businesses manage shifts in the industry.


DesignBUILD Sectors

DesignBUILD covers the entire build and design process from landscape and outdoor right through to the interior fit-out. The show floor comprises three sectors; Construction & Building Materials, Interior Fixtures & Finishes and Software & Technology.


DesignBUILD Incubator

DesignBUILD Incubator champions innovative thinkers, giving the stars of our industry a platform to launch their inventions and our visitors the chance to see genuine innovation - all in a dedicated pavilion.



DesignBUILD RAW returns to Melbourne in 2018 with partner university, RMIT, ready to showcase the talent and creative collaborations of the next generation.