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BUILDEX Alberta
October 23 & 24, 2024
BMO Centre, Calgary Stampede

2023 Features

BUILDEX Main Stage

The BUILDEX Main Stage is the home for big ideas and our industry Keynotes at the heart of the tradeshow floor. Industry leaders, innovators and partners will discuss a range of issues changing the way we design, construct, and manage Alberta’s real estate.  

 All sessions on the BUILDEX Main Stage are free to attend for all pass holders.  

Dates and times: 

Wed.Oct.18, 9:00am – 3:30pm  

Thu.Oct.19,  9:00am – 4:00pm 

BUILDEX Construction Leaders Breakfast, Presented by ICBA Alberta and CCA

A conversation with Alberta’s own Clint Malarchuk.  

Clint is a former NHL Goaltender and Mental Health Advocate. Join Clint as he shares his extraordinary and heart-wrenching life story – which includes a long battle with alcoholism and 20 years of undiagnosed PTSD that led him to almost ending his life. Discover his relentless effort to help end the stigma around mental illness by signing up for this welcome breakfast reception with keynote address. 

Dates and times: 

Wed.Oct.18, 8:00am to 9:30am 

Sustainability Social

New! Join industry colleagues on October 17, from 5:00-8:00pm at CRAFT for a Sustainability Social networking event ahead of the BUILDEX Alberta. Hosted by CLF Alberta and SSRIA, this evening promises great connections, conversations, and even a complimentary drink ticket for each attendee. Enjoy delicious bites and drinks while networking with industry peers. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals. Secure your spot now and be part of this exclusive pre-conference social gathering. We look forward to seeing you! 

Date and time: 

Tues.Oct.17, 5:00-8:00pm

BUILDEX Industry Networking Reception

Back by popular demand! Reconnect with industry peers and make new contacts as professionals from all sectors of the building industry come together at the BUILDEX Industry Networking Reception. Head to the Central Bar for a complimentary drink after conference seminars end on Wednesday, October 18 from 4:30 to 6:00pm.

Date and time: 

Wed. Oct.18, 4:30pm – 6:00pm 

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Procore Networking Event: How We Build(ex) Now

New! Join us on October 18 for a builder’s bash and networking by Procore, in collaboration with BUILDEX. This exclusive event brings together construction professionals for a night of celebration, learning, networking, thought-sharing - and drinks! Explore insightful findings from Procore’s How We Build Now report, mingle with industry experts, and forge valuable connections

Date and time: 

Wed.Oct.18, 7:00pm – 10:00pm 

Workforce Solutions Centre, Sponsored by Calgary Construction Association

New! The Workforce Solutions Centre, sponsored by Calgary Construction Association has been created in response to the workforce crisis in Western Canada, providing a center point for the exchange of information, connections and solutions concerning work and labour at BUILDEX. 

Dates and times: 

Wed.Oct.18, 9:30am – 6:00pm  

Thu.Oct.19,  9:30am – 3:00pm 

Smart Sustainable Tech Showcase

New! The Smart Sustainable Tech Showcase is specifically designed to provide a direct line to industry for companies who have developed an innovative and sustainable technology, product or process that can reduce carbon waste from the bult environment. Each showcase provides an opportunity for building owners and operators, construction firms, architects, and engineers to learn about the latest innovations in the local sustainable tech space and connect with the game changers behind them. 

Join SSRIA’s Tech Showcase to learn firsthand about ways in which you can enhance the sustainable credentials and performance of your next building project!

Dates and times: 

Wed.Oct.18, 3:30pm- 4:30pm  

Builders & Brews: Happy Hour w/ BUILDEX!

New! Join a casual and welcoming event for anyone and everyone in the homebuilding and renovating industry. Find fellow architects, builders, designers, and trades getting together in the spirit of collaboration and opportunity after the close of BUILDEX Alberta day two! 

Date and time:  

Thurs. Oct.19, 4:30pm. – 7:30pm 

Product Demonstration Stage

Discover the latest products, services, and technologies from across the building and construction industry at the Product Demonstration Stage. Find new solutions that will transform your business and save you time and money. 

Dates and times: 

Wed.Oct.18, 9:00am – 3:30pm  

Thu.Oct.19,  9:00am – 4:00pm 

TECHCENTRIC

TECHCENTRIC is the hub for innovation and technology at BUILDEX. Here, an open concept conference stage is set amongst emerging technology start-ups and internationally renowned technology providers. Head here for tech-centric seminars, product demos and the Innovation Showcases. 

Dates and times: 

Wed.Oct.18, 9:00am – 3:30pm  

Thu.Oct.19,  9:00am – 4:00pm 

Free to Attend Sessions

Extended programming and free to attend educational sessions, product demonstrations and Keynote discussions on the BUILDEX tradeshow floor. Join your choice seminars as BUILDEX explores key themes currently driving the built environment: Net Zero & High-Performance Building, Workforce Solutions, Retrofits & Repurposing Assets, Renewable Energy 

Dates and times: 

Wed.Oct.18, 9:00am – 3:30pm  

Thu.Oct.19,  9:00am – 4:00pm 

Architects’ and Licensed Interior Designers’ Networking Coffee - Hosted by the Consulting Architects of Alberta

New! The CAA is delighted to host a networking Coffee for Architects and Licensed Interior Designers at BUILDEX Alberta 2023. Join us during your break for complimentary coffee, pastries, mingling and a doorprize! 

Date and time: 

Wed.Oct.18, 9:45am-10:45am 

Demo Stage (booth 701)  

Live Floorplans and Exhibitor Listings

Why not explore the BUILDEX tradeshow floor before you attend? Discover the innovations, materials, and services on offer at BUILDEX Alberta in advance. Maximize on your time at the show with detailed company listings, an interactive tradeshow floorplan, and contact details. 

BUILDEX On Demand

Watch select educational sessions and demonstrations recorded at BUILDEX Alberta on demand after the show. PLUS access all the video content from the Buildings Canada portfolio of events.