October 23, 2013 09:00 ET

BUILDEX Calgary Returns With Newest Products, Trends and Educational Sessions for Industry Professionals

For the 14th year, the largest industry event of its kind will attract 4,000 visitors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 23, 2013) - BUILDEX Calgary is Alberta's largest annual tradeshow and conference for designing, building and managing real estate. Returning for its 14th consecutive year, the premiere trade-only industry event will take place Nov. 5 - 6 at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park.

The must-attend event will feature 225 unique exhibitors, 60 speakers and more than 35 seminars, making BUILDEX Calgary the province's largest trade-only event for professionals wishing to explore the newest products, trends and educational opportunities. Prominent industry leaders will gather for educational speaker sessions, keynote panels and case studies to discuss and share the latest insight into the construction and development industry in Calgary. Local architects, property managers, contractors, interior designers, homebuilders, developers, corporate planners, government officials and engineers will have the opportunity to network at this one-stop shop for collaboration, education and discovery.

"BUILDEX Calgary is about designing, building and managing real estate. It provides a local platform for industry professionals to explore the newest products, trends and educational sessions for the industry in Alberta," said Paul Maryschak, Show Director, BUILDEX. "By featuring seminars on architecture and design, construction, property management, green and professional development, BUILDEX Calgary is a must-attend event for industry professionals."

BUILDEX Calgary will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. With more than 200 exhibits, the BUILDEX Calgary tradeshow features products, services and information related to the design, construction, renovation, retrofit, refurbishing, furnishing, maintenance and operations of all types of commercial buildings. The exhibit list and floor plan are available at Tradeshow access is free. Seminar rates are available at


Real Estate Market Outlook Panel - Get an inside look at Calgary's real estate market sectors and what we can expect in the Calgary and Alberta market over the next two years. Industry experts explore what opportunities and threats face the Calgary commercial real estate market and provide insight into the trends and issues.

Venice on the Bow: Rebuilding Calgary after the Flood - Having weathered the flood, Calgary faces hard decisions about how to rebuild and where. The city will be under pressure to adopt hard-engineering approaches by people who desperately want to remain in their existing homes and neighbourhoods. Berms and concrete walls may be part of the answer but there's ample scope at this stage for resilient design strategies and new policy measures.

A Look at Calgary's Construction Labour Market - Before the flood, in June 2013, Alberta's construction industry was busy, employing a record-breaking 237,900 people. The devastating floods have had an impact on Calgary's construction labour market and industry experts share their insight on just how the market has changed.

Women and Leadership - Women in the construction industry are growing in numbers and playing a greater role in forming the core management and organizational structure of Calgary companies. Members of Calgary Construction Association's Women in Construction Committee share their experiences of these benefits while leading a round table discussion about stepping up to senior positions.

Global Trends for Professionals 2013/14 - Understand the core themes impacting design trends across multiple industries. Every trend explored in this presentation begins with identifying a complementary character and colour palette, and then offers design details that can be interpreted in home furnishings, automotive, technology products, architecture and more.

Interior Design Keynote Panel: Workplace 20/20 - Four internationally recognized leaders present different perspectives of the office design industry and explain how they are creating efficient, safe and smart spaces - building the workplace of the future - today.

TELUS Sky Case Study - Join Andrea Goertz from TELUS, Ian Duke from Westbank and Doug Cinnamon from Dialog as they describe TELUS Sky, a new $400 million development that will expand beautiful in the heart of Calgary.

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Informa Canada

Informa Canada produces and manages over 50 seminars, conferences, trade and consumer shows every year including events in Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. As a well-known entity, Informa Canada produces events in many sectors including construction, design, craft, art, real estate, furniture, furnishings and food. Their mission is to create, produce and manage relevant and profitable events, where successful business relationships are formed and nurtured.

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