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October 23 & 24, 2024
BMO Centre at Stampede Park


BUILDEX Alberta returns to a new venue, BMO Centre, on October 23 & 24, 2024 where industry peers from architecture, interior design, construction, engineering, property management and homebuilding & renovation will explore key themes, challenges, and critical issues impacting Alberta's building and construction industry. Over the course of two days, attendees will interact, learn, and discover the newest innovations from a market in constant transformation through skills building seminars, workshops, panel discussions, and engaging keynotes.

The submission deadline is Friday, April 26, 2024.

Full seminar details for this year 's program will be available online in Summer 2024.



Educational Seminar 

Are you an industry thought leader, innovator, subject matter expert, or renowned speaker ? Do you have insights and experiences to share with the wider building industry? Don’t look any further. Submit a proposal to our education program comprising of seminars, panels, keynotes, and workshops.

See “Session Formats & Topics of Interest” for inspiration. Please note we welcome proposals on a range of topics outside those outlined below. Please do not be discouraged from submitting a proposal if your submission does fit within the major themes. 

We thank all applicants for their interest.


Thank you for your interest. A proven platform for over two decades, BUILDEX Alberta is the best way to reach qualified decision makers in Alberta. 86% of BUILDEX attendees play an active role in the purchase of new products and speaking opportunities are an excellent option to reach them. Please see below for available options.

Product Demonstration Sponsorship

This exciting speaking opportunity allows a limited number of companies to showcase the capabilities of their products, innovations, technologies, or solutions to the BUILDEX audience. The TWO best submissions will each be awarded a FREE product demonstration slot worth $2,500 +GST at BUILDEX Alberta.

Educational Sponsorship

Host an educational session, presented by a speaker of your choice, and position your company to a qualified and captivated audience matching your objectives and target market.

We thank all applicants for their interest.

Creating a Diverse Program

We are committed to making the design, construction, and real estate industries more diverse, inclusive, and equitable. We ask that our speakers give this their consideration when submitting sessions as we want to ensure representation in all areas (e.g., gender, race, ethnicity, ability, education, expertise, backgrounds, disciplines, industry, etc.) across our seminar program and the show.

Why Speak at BUILDEX Alberta?

Increase awareness and visibility of your work, projects and expertise.

Share your expertise and contribute to the professional development of industry colleagues.

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

What's in it for you?

Key Benefits

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

Event Themes

The following themes will be addressed at BUILDEX Alberta 2024: 

  • Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and Emerging Technologies 
  • Diverse and Inclusive Workforce Solutions
  • Risk Management, Regulation & Code Updates
  • Sustainable & Net Zero Buildings
  • Decarbonization and Electrification
  • Collaborative Delivery Model Experiences

Session Formats & Topics of Interest

Can you share your expertise through an educational presentation or curate a panel of key opinion leaders? Perhaps, do you excel at facilitating workshops or hosting debates? BUILDEX asks potential speakers, moderators, and session facilitators to apply for the 2024 program!

We welcome proposals on ALL topics and not just the 6 key topics of interest outlined below. DO NOT be discouraged from submitting a proposal if your submission does not fall under "Topics we are particularly interested in". All submissions received will be considered seriously. 

Topics we are particularly interested in:

  1. Case studies on how organizations are leveraging Artificial Intelligence and other emerging technologies in the Built Environment    
  2. Case studies on decarbonisation, electrification, geothermal, solar, and other renewables, and how they integrate with buildings    
  3. Case studies on embodied carbon standards and/or emerging embodied carbon standards    
  4. Case studies on workforce solutions from other jurisdictions highlighting the key learnings to address Alberta’s labor shortage    
  5. Impact of the new Building, Fire, and Energy Codes in Alberta     
  6. Indigenous design and construction  

Other topics of interest for speaking applications:

  • Building code & Building Envelope Solutions
  • Commercial Interiors, Design and Trends, Wellness in Design
  • Decarbonization & Electrification
  • Deconstruction, Designing for Disassembly and The Circular Economy
  • Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance in the Built Environment
  • Innovation, Automation and Digitization in Design & Construction
  • International Projects with High Relevance to the Alberta market
  • Labour, Talent & Workforce Solutions, and Diversity, Inclusion & Equity
  • Leadership and Business Management
  • Legal, Risk Management, Regulation and Code Updates
  • Mass Timber, Offsite, Pre-Fabrication & Modular Construction
  • Multi-Residential & Affordable Housing
  • Optimizing Building Performance and Asset Value
  • Professional & Personal Skills Development
  • Project Planning, Delivery, Management and Collaboration
  • Smart & Intelligent Buildings, IoT and Proptech
  • Sustainable, High Performance and Net Zero Buildings
  • Workplace Strategy and Workplace Design
  • Urban Space, Urban Design and Community Wellbeing

Contact Us

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me directly with any questions relating to submissions, speaking opportunities, or feedback for the program. 

Jo Peprah Yiadom
Senior Conference Producer