I have lost my confirmation email barcode, how can I access the show?
No worries, simply visit the registration desk and confirm your name and we will print your name badge for you.
I haven't received a confirmation email for the colleagues who I registered on my registration form?
A confirmation email is sent to the email address you entered next to their name.
I have a free ticket, what do I need to do?
Just bring along your ticket and complete a registration form onsite and present at the registration desk for free entry.
Can students attend DesignBUILD?
Only students who are enrolled in a recognised design, building and / or construction course or registered apprentices will be allowed entry to the exhibition. Student identification highlighting the relevant course will need to be presented on entry.
Can I take photographs at DesignBUILD?
No. All photography and video is prohibited. To protect the intellectual and product property rights of exhibitors, no video or still photography (including mobile phones) is permitted. These rules are strictly enforced and individuals caught taking unsolicited photography will be removed from the show.
Permission to photograph products or stands within the show can only be granted with prior approval from the show organiser.
Can children attend DesignBUILD?
No. DesignBUILD is a trade-only event as such children under the ages of 15 years are not allowed to enter the show.
Note: Babies are an exception if they are carried in a baby sling / carrier / backpack. Prams and strollers are prohibited. It is highly recommended that any one attending the exhibition organise off-site care for children before they attend the show.
I am an international visitors, how do I visit DesignBUILD?
If you are from overseas and planning to visit DesignBUILD you will need to apply for a business visa. The passport which you hold will determine whether you can apply online, or if you need to lodge a paper-based application. Click here for more information. Applications need to be made well in advance at the Australian Embassy in your country or in some cases can be made online. For more information visit the Department of Immigration website. Download the application form to apply for a temporary business visa.
Please note that the Organisers DO NOT provide visa invitation letters to international visitors.
What are your conditions of entry?
DesignBUILD is a strictly trade-only event. Genuine trade professionals will only be allowed admittance to the expo. We recommend you bring along a business card or company documentation with your personal identification.
All visitors to the show are to register and wear ID name badges - which must be visible on-site at all times.
No product may be removed from the show without a show receipt.
Smoking is not permitted within the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Entry to the exhibition is FREE for online registration and $20 at the exhibition entrance.
Once registered you are allowed to enter the show as many times as you like over the 3 days of the show.
Canvassing for orders by any unauthorised person(s) is strictly prohibited and in any such case the right of immediate expulsion will be exercised. The distribution or display of other placards, handbills and circulars, or other articles, except by exhibitors on their own stands, is strictly prohibited.