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BUILDEX Vancouver
February 26 & 27, 2025
Vancouver Convention Centre West

2025 CALL FOR SPEAKERS NOW OPEN

BUILDEX Vancouver returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre on February 26 & 27, 2025 to explore the future of design, construction, architecture, engineering, homebuilding & renovation, and property management. The show will offer a comprehensive educational program with skills building seminars, workshops, panel discussions, and engaging keynotes to enable you to compete in today's evolving market.

The submission deadline is Friday, August 16, 2024.

SPEAKER OPTIONS

I WISH TO CONDUCT AN EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR

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. 

I WISH TO PROMOTE A PRODUCT OR SERVICE AT BUILDEX

Thank you for your interest. A proven platform for over two decades, BUILDEX Vancouver is the best way to reach qualified decision makers in Vancouver. 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 Vancouver.

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 Vancouver?

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 Vancouver in February 
  • 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

Themes for BUILDEX Vancouver 2025 will be announced this fall.

Session Formats & Topics of Interest

Can 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 2025 program!

We welcome proposals on all topics. All submissions received will be considered seriously. 

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 BC 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
Email: jo.peprahyiadom@informa.com