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At a Glance

Our handy guide to buildnz | designex features and seminars

We have so many amazing features at this year’s buildnz | designex. To make sure you don’t miss out and ensure you get the most from your visit to the show, check out the below MUST-SEE features.

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Quick Links

Directions to ASB Showgrounds | Official Show Guide | KiwiBuild Summit | Seminars | Floorplan


Opening hours: SUN: 9AM-6PM | MON: 9AM-5PM


Your morning walk

Start with a self-guided tour around the showgrounds. With three halls bursting with buildnz | designex features plus The National Safety Show, you'll be glad to get the lay of the land. Here's a tip: Take your copy of the Official Show Guide with you; it includes a map of the showgrounds so you can mark it up and make notes as you go. Or better yet, download a PDF version of the Official Show Guide now and mark it up on your phone or tablet.


KiwiBuild Summit - Wednesday 4 July 2018

The New Zealand government has set a target to build 100,000 homes in ten years. Join in this exciting panel discussion featuring influential representatives from industry and government.  Earn up to 60 NZRAB points when you attend the full day's sessions. Located in the Seminar Area on the left as you enter Hall 3.
Learn more


Day 2 Seminars - Thursday 5 July 2018

Want even more ways to earn CPD points? Stop by one of eight enlightening seminars on Day 2. Check the seminar schedule to see which sessions are CPD Approved. Learn more.


Competitions - Got to be in to win!

Compete in the Hirepool Trailer Backing Competition for a chance at a relaxing experience for 2 at Boomrock. Learn more

Register & Attend to go in the draw for a Nespresso Prize Pack. Learn more


Over 120 Exhibiting Suppliers to Explore

German Pavilion

Austrian Pavilion

Designex Exhibitors

Innovation Quarter

Prefab NZ Interactive

Test Drive a Mercedes Truck & Trailer


National Safety Show

Explore over 75 Exhibiting Suppliers at New Zealand's largest show for workplace health and safety located in Hall 1. Visit the Advisory Lounge for answers to all your H&S questions ensuring you provide a safe and healthy workplace for all. Learn more


More to see and do

Take the Pledge

NZ POLICE Tool Engraving

Relax in the Unreal Grass Bar