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Toronto’s Buildings Show 2016 expecting 300,000 attendees

September 27, 2016 - The Buildings Show (TBS), which says it’s North America’s largest networking and educational event for design, construction and real estate industries, returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from November 30 - December 2, 2016.

September 27, 2016  By  Renée Francoeur

The 2015 Buildings Show show floor.

Together with the Toronto Construction Association (TCA), ConstructConnect, Interior Designers of Canada, Royal Architecture Institute of Canada, BOMA, Yardi, BILD, Concrete Ontario and other participating associations and companies, TBS says its attendees will gain new skills and insights, increasing their competitive edge.

CLICK HERE to see our PHOTOS from last year’s show.

“The industry has seen significant changes in the last little while across the built environment—net-zero, building automation, higher performance”, said George Przybylowski, vice-president of Real Estate/Construction at Informa Exhibitions. “Our show facilitates opportunities to turn these new challenges into new opportunities, whether from expert problem solvers and leaders to innovative new products, for every professional at every stage of their career.”

Over the three days, more than 30,000 industry professionals will visit TBS, according to organizers, discovering and sourcing the latest products, technologies, best practices and new solutions from 1600 Canadian and international exhibits.


IIDEXCanada, in the north building, is home to the Passive House Pavilion, IIDEXTV, the Spanish Pavilion and the LightCanada Expo. Returning to the show are crowd favourites: IIDEX Woodshop, THINK:Material, etc. and attendees can also learn about the winner of the Smelling Colours contest. The IDC/IIDA Leaders Breakfast takes place on day one of IIDEXCanada.

In the south building is: Construct Canada, PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo and the World of Concrete Pavilion.

TBS offers more than 350 seminars and demonstrations with over 500 speakers in both the south and north buildings. These sessions will be led by the experts and include topics like best practices for adopting new technologies on the building site and for operational efficiency, reducing operating costs, universal and inclusive design, successful project delivery, net zero, passive house and sustainability, building restoration and more.

Registration is free for all industry trade professionals until November 17, 2016. To register, visit

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