Get Involved

Although BUILDEX Vancouver 2021 is some way off, we're always thinking about new ideas, themes and sessions for the program. If you would like to get involved as a speaker or provide us with comments or suggestions for the program, please contact:

Program Manager

James Wyatt

Phone: +1 604.730.2037

Why Speak at BUILDEX?

Elevate your professional profile or increase awareness of your practice

Share your expertise and contribute to the advancement of your industry peers

Drive business, exchange ideas and connect with your industry and other professional communities

What’s in it for you?

  • An All-Access Pass to BUILDEX Vancouver
  • Access to the Speaker Ready Room throughout the two-day show
  • Entry to the VIP Lounge on the tradeshow floor
  • Complementary access to the BUILDEX Industry Networking Reception
  • Lunch tickets
  • Five free seminar passes to share with colleagues, peers or clients to attend your session


BUILDEX is a forum that brings together the following communities:

  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Property Management (residential and commercial)
  • General Contractors, sub-contractors and skilled trades
  • Sustainability professionals
  • Owners and developers
  • Estimators
  • Building operations / maintenance
  • Landscape architecture and urban planning
  • Manufacturers and distributors


What are the themes for BUILDEX Vancouver 2021?

The event theme will be announced in Summer 2020.


Attendees are interested in sessions covering:

  • Accessibility and barrier free design
  • Acoustics: Understanding, new trends, innovations and best practice
  • BC real estate market: Updates, trends and developments
  • Architectural design: New trends, innovations, sustainable design and unique case studies
  • BIM / VDC: New trends, case studies, complex projects and onsite practice / experience
  • Biomimicry and biophilic design
  • Building automation, smart buildings and building security
  • Building envelope and façade: New trends, innovations, best practice and common issues
  • Building, energy, plumbing and fire code, including: Updates, compliance issues and challenges
  • Buildings operations, maintenance, upgrades and retrofits
  • Carbon negative, neutral and zero projects: Understanding, strategy and design
  • Commercial interiors: New trends, innovations and technology
  • Construction: New trends, new approaches, integration of technology, collaborative approaches and challenging project case studies
  • Cost modelling and prediction: Advances, innovations, technologies and best practice
  • Diversity, inclusion and social wellbeing
  • Energy efficiency
  • Institutional buildings: New trends, innovations and project case studies
  • Interior Design: New trends, innovations, sustainable products, applicable technologies
  • Lean construction
  • Legal: Contract law, liability, claims and contract types
  • Light industrial: New trends, innovations and best practice
  • Lighting: New trends, advances, innovations and best practice
  • Mass timber and engineered wood products: New trends, innovations, products and project case studies (interior, exterior and structural)
  • Mechanical systems: New trends, innovations and technologies
  • Modular construction and pre-fabrication: Innovations, integration with traditional projects and real-world experiences
  • Multi-unit residential, condos, build to let: New trends, innovations and project case studies
  • Property Management: New trends, innovation, technology and industry challenges (residential and commercial)
  • Renewable energy: Case studies, developments and implementation experience in BC
  • Renovations, retrofits and repurposing (commercial)
  • Soft skills sessions: e.g. Communication, time management, storytelling, team dynamics, business case 101
  • Sustainable, high performance and green building: Certification, technologies, challenges, innovations and strategies
  • Urban densification, urbanization and infill

Get in touch today!

Program Manager

James Wyatt

Phone: +1 604.730.2037