BatimatechWe know a leader like you wants to stay competitive in the rapidly evolving construction industry. A construction trade show could be the perfect opportunity for you to learn and discover new ways to build a successful company and find out about the latest technology and business processes to help you boost your career or your business.
We’ve compiled a list of our must-attend Canadian trade shows for 2020. From sustainable development to the latest innovations in construction technology and everything in between, the variety on this list is top-notch.
Who: Hosted by BUILDEX
When: February 12-13
Where: Vancouver, BC
What: Architecture, design, construction, and property management
Why Attend: BUILDEX is the forum connecting the holistic building industry, uniting tradition and innovation to shape the spaces of our tomorrow. This exciting event brings together talent from across industry to interact, learn and discover the newest innovations of a market in constant transformation.
Photo courtesy of BUILDEX Vancouver.
Who: Hosted by the Corporation des Entrepreneurs Généraux du Québec
When: February 19-21
Where: Gatineau, QC
What: Construction and project management
Why Attend: Throughout the trade show, more than 50 expert speakers will pass the microphone to present several aspects of the construction industry. This unmissable event in the construction industry will be an opportunity to develop your skills, meet interesting people and even show off your accomplishments.
OCA 2020 Construction Symposium & Trade Show
Who: Hosted by the Ottawa Construction Association
When: February 26-27
Where: Ottawa, ON
What: Construction and construction technology
Why Attend: Building on their success from 2019, the OCA has expanded its program to two days for 2020 at the EY Centre. This year’s event will feature a trade show floor of 90,000 square feet, and room for 175 exhibitors. OCA 2020 will feature a rich offering of topics and speakers that will appeal to all in the industry: builders, suppliers, designers, and purchasers.
Photo courtesy of the Ottawa Construction Association.
Who: Hosted by the Construction Association of Nova Scotia
When: February 27
Where: Halifax, NS
What: Construction technology
Why Attend: After a successful inaugural event in 2018, the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) is hosting CANSTech 2020 – the construction technology and innovation trade show! Teaming up again with their Presenting Sponsor, Procore, they are excited to bring you another round of world-class speakers and some of the best innovations the industry has to offer.
Who: Hosted by the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) and Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH)
When: March 25-27
Where: Toronto, ON
What: Engineering, HVAC, and plumbing
Why Attend: The CMPX is a respected source of products, information, equipment and applications for industry professionals who want one-on-one access to the latest information and hands-on opportunities to come face-to-face with tomorrow’s trends. No show in Canada compares with CMPX – over 500 exhibitors representing all the products, the innovations, the applications and the information that really define the mechanical industry today.
Photo courtesy of KeepRite.
Who: Hosted by the Association de la Construction du Québec
When: March 27-28
Where: Quebec City, QC
What: Construction and business solutions
Why Attend: The ACQ Congress is a brand-name event that stands out for the quality of its presenters, presenters and speakers, as well as for the relevance of its content of interest. Year after year, the programming is always carefully chosen to meet the real needs of construction companies, from all sectors, throughout Quebec. Take part in this brand event and strengthen your business relationships with this major networking activity!
Who: Hosted by Skyline
When: April 28
Where: Toronto, ON
What: Construction technology for owners
Why Attend: Skyline exists to showcase the products and services being developed by technologists for the benefit of our real estate industry, and to push both sectors to think bigger, aim higher, and collaborate on solving the big problems that will need to be solved to build the city of the future.
Who: Hosted by Batimatech
When: September 22
Where: Montreal, QC
What: Construction technology and sustainable development
Why Attend: The contribution of construction technology is a powerful vector for development. Construction technology is proving to be a strong ally for achieving profitability and competitiveness objectives. The Batimatech conference is the perfect opportunity to network with various conference participants, construction company representatives and developers.
Photo courtesy of Batimatech.
The Building Show
Who: Organized by Informa
When: Dec 2-4
Where: Toronto, ON
What: Architecture, design, engineering, HVAC, and construction
Why Attend: The Buildings Show brings together thousands of 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.