Reasons to Attend

The Buildings Show is North America’s largest exposition, networking and educational event for design, construction and real estate.

The Show is comprised of Construct Canada, PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo, and World of Concrete Pavilion in the South Building,  and IIDEXCanada in the North Building. Make time to visit both the North and South Buildings, as your attendee badge gains you access to all five shows in both buildings.

30,000 Attendees From all Sectors of the Built Environment

The Buildings Show brings together 30,000 attendees from key industries once a year to create the premiere networking event for the built environment. As the largest exposition and conference of its kind in North America, the Show is recognized as a leader in professional development.

The Show is an important meeting place for Associations who host their annual events in conjunction with the Show.

1,600 Exhibits Showcasing the Latest Products

See, touch and test the latest products from 1,600 national and international exhibits. Connect face-to-face with suppliers, ask the right questions, and come away with solutions to complete your projects on time and on budget. Click here to view the 2016 Exhibitor Directory.

  • Advance Construction Technologies
  • Building Automation Controls & Systems
  • Building Exteriors, Thermal & Moisture Protection
  • Building Supply
  • Communication Systems
  • Concrete Products & Materials
  • Construction, Property & Asset Management Services
  • Decks, Decking, Landscaping & Parking
  • Educational Services, Industry Associations & Government
  • Energy Management & Power
  • Environmental Services
  • Equipment
  • Flooring and Flooring Coverings
  • Hardware and Transportation Management
  • Housing Products & Systems
  • HVAC & Mechanical Systems
  • Infrastructure
  • Interior Design Products, Finishes & Signage
  • IT Solutions for Asset, Facilities & Property Management
  • IT Solutions for Design, Engineering & Construction
  • Kitchen, Bath & Plumbing Systems
  • Lighting
  • Maintenance Services & Products
  • Pre-Engineered Building Systems
  • Restoration Products & Services
  • Roofing
  • Security & Life Safety
  • Specialties
  • Steel & Metal Products
  • Tools, Equipment & Hardware
  • Waste Management
  • Windows & Doors / Solariums & Skylights
  • Wood Products

We have now integrated our international exhibitors across all segments of The Buildings Show, making it easier for you to source products and services from outside of the Canadian market.

The Buildings Show will bring senior executives, building professionals and leading international manufacturers from key international markets including:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • South Korea
  • Israel
  • Iraq
  • The Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

350 Seminars & 500 Industry Experts to Help You Gain a Competitive Advantage in the Industry

Attend skill building seminars and receive expert advice on issues and trends for the built environment. We offer a variety of seminars, professional development programs and technical demonstrations to help you improve the skills you need to advance your career and maintain a competitive advantage for your business. Click here to view the 2016 Seminar Program.

Earn continuing education credits from a wide range of providers such as the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), BOMI, and OBEC.

Seminar Program Streams

  • Apartment & Condominium Management
  • Building Envelope Solutions
  • Green Buildings, Environment & Higher Performance
  • International Trade & Business Development
  • Legal, Regulatory & Risk Management
  • New Products, Technologies & Innovation
  • Optimizing Building Performance & Enhancing Net Asset Value
  • Professional & Personal Skills Development
  • Project Design, Delivery & Best Practices
  • Project Planning, Management & Best Practices

Innovative Product Demonstrations

Watch live product demonstrations on the Show Floor and learn new installation techniques that will save your business time and money. Each demonstration is 30 minutes long. Click here to view the schedule.

Ask the Experts Breakfast

BASF presents a panel of concrete industry experts that will offer solutions to your questions on Wed Nov 30 and Dec 1 on the challenges associated with production, construction, repair, facility and maintenance on concrete projects. Originally founded at the World of Concrete, this industry networking event has been highly popular due to its relaxed setting and practical, problem-solving focus. Click here for more information.

International Architectural Roundtable

Join thought leaders as they share global insights on how to design for the realities of our changing climate. Sponsored by the ConstructConnect and the Ontario Association of Architects, the session attracts more than 850 principal and senior management architects every year, making it one of the Show’s most renowned sessions.  Click here for more nformation on: Designing Resilient Buildings in the Face of Climate Change.

Property Management VIP Roundtable

BOMA Toronto presents an exclusive session for senior real estate and property managers. The Property Management VIP Roundtable will provide a preliminary assessment of the issue of cybersecurity as it pertains to today’s buildings, which are increasingly enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT) and made more functional by the ongoing convergence and advancements in operational and information technology systems. Click here to learn more about: Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities of Today’s Buildings.