BUILDEX largest architecture and project tradeshow returns to Vancouver

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BUILDEX Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture, interior design and property management industries.

Last year the convention welcomed over 12,000 Design, Construction and Real Estate Management professionals. According to BUILDEX, the 2015 convention will be hosting over 600 exhibits, and more than 50 educational seminars. The event is set to attract in excess of 13,500 attendees.

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If that can’t get you off your couch, then imagine the wide range of possibilities at the annual event intended to inspire city building innovation, educate and connect people around the world.

5 reasons to attend BUILDEX Vancouver 2015

Two-day event at Vancouver Convention Centre West

Join over 13,500 industry professionals for two full days of professional development seminars, networking opportunities and discover hundreds of products or services for your business all under one roof.

Over 100 speakers + 50 seminars to attend

Western Canada’s largest seminar program for professionals building, designing and managing real estate features over 100 speakers and more than 50 credit-approved educational seminars. An hour in a seminar could save you days or even weeks of research or future problem solving.

600 exhibits featuring new and green products

Learn about new, innovative products, materials, technologies and services in over 100 different categories for the entire spectrum of building design, construction, renovation and management

Networking with industry professionals

Connect with industry professionals over two days and join fellow attendees for a networking reception on Wednesday, February 25 from 4 to 5 p.m.

Listen to the featured speakers

  • Bjørn Kierulf, Passive House Specialist, Createrra
    Sustainable Comfort: Passive House Built Entirely from Natural Materials with Bjørn Kierulf, Award Winning Architect Leading the Charge on Passive House Design
    The presentation will explore three different construction methods, limestone, massive wood and strawbale, discussing the building science behind each system, the wrapping method to achieve Passive House airtightness requirements and the embodied energy considerations for material choice.

Image: Bjørn Kierulf

Image: Bjørn Kierulf

  • Tara Landes, President & Founder, Bellrock
    The President’s Job Description with Tara Landes, Leader, Change-Agent, Truth-Teller, Guru and Mentor
    Listen to one of Vancouver’s top self-made entrepreneurs speak to the many aspects of a President’s role. Tara will address the complexities of leading an organization, clarifying that being better does not equal just doing more, but doing things differently.

Image: Tara Landes, President & Founder, Bellrock

Image: Tara Landes, President & Founder, Bellrock

  • Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director,
    Pantone Colour Institute & Executive Director, Eiseman Center for Colour Information and Training
    Eiseman is a color specialist who has been called “the international color guru.” In fact, her color expertise is recognized worldwide, especially as a prime consultant to Pantone®. She has helped many companies, from small one person start-ups to large corporations, make the best and most educated choice of color for a vast range of purposing and applications.

Image:  Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone Colour

Image: Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone Colour

BUILDEX Vancouver 2015

When: February 25 and 26

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

The Early Bird Deadline: Thursday February 5, 2015

More info and registration

 

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