Call for Speakers

2021 Call for Speakers is Now Open

The Buildings Show offers a comprehensive educational program with skill building seminars, workshops, panel discussions and roundtables that you need to compete in today's evolving market. The seminars will focus on a wide range of design, construction, property management, concrete and masonry, and hard surfaces related issues and best practices for new construction, retrofits, maintenance and management of all types of buildings.

We would like to invite industry professionals to submit a seminar topic to be presented in the educational program December 1-3, 2021 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. We are committed to making the design, construction, and real estate industries more diverse, inclusive and equitable. We ask you give this your consideration when creating your submission. See below the submission guidelines to help you develop a topic for your proposal.The submission deadline is April 30, 2021.

Full seminar details 2021 will be available online in September.

Topic streams will include:

  • Building Envelope Solutions
  • Sustainable Design, Construction and Property Management Strategies
  • Smart Buildings and IOT
  • New Technologies and Innovation
  • Project Planning, Delivery and Management
  • Legal, Regulatory and Risk Management
  • Optimizing Building
  • Performance and Asset Value        
  • Professional & Personal Skills Development
  • Interior Spaces and Trends
  • Technical Building Code Updates

Topic Guidelines:

  • Topics will be selected based on market trends and current issues. Preference will be given to speakers who can present new and innovative content to a broad audience.
  • Topics must be educational in content, not commercial or advertorial in nature.
  • There is no minimum level of title or qualifications for speakers, although the majority of accepted speakers tend to be senior-level professionals.
  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation. Note, only those selected will be notified.
  • Panels should have a maximum of 3 speakers and 1 moderator.

    The submission deadline is April 30, 2021.