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Sydney Build 2024 set for record government support

Sydney Build 2024 set for record government support

Sydney Build, officially supported by Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore, is returning to the ICC Sydney on 1 and 2 May 2024. This year, the event will unveil a host of new attractions, including Government Hubs featuring both local and international expertise. Moreover, attendees can expect insightful presentations from esteemed speakers representing the New South Wales Government and various international governmental bodies throughout the two-day affair.

With its largest edition yet, Sydney Build 2024 will boast over 500 exhibitors and 500 high-level speakers across 15 conference stages. Taking place in six exhibition halls at the ICC Sydney, the event will be co-hosted with Digital Construction Australia, Australia HVACR Expo and the International Construction Expo, anticipated to draw over 20,000 visitors from leading contractors, architects, developers and construction professionals.

Topics spanning across the Future Australia Stage, Future Construction Stage and the International Construction Business Stage include infrastructure development, the future of Sydney, making Sydney a world leader in construction technology, modern methods of construction and more, with Paul Scully, NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, and Rose Jackson, NSW Minister for Water, Housing and Homelessness, opening with a keynote welcoming address.

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Sydney Build’s Future of Construction Stage. (Image: Supplied by Oliver Kinross)
Sydney Build’s Future of Construction Stage. (Image: Supplied by Oliver Kinross)

Government Hub and representative

Sydney Build’s Government Hub will offer visitors the opportunity to meet with government agencies from across the sector. With confirmed exhibitors including Building Commission NSW, the Australian Building Codes Board, and Homes NSW, attendees can discover upcoming regulatory frameworks and projects available for involvement.

Key government speakers include:
  • Paul Scully, Minister for Planning and Public Spaces – NSW Government;
  • Rose Jackson, Minister for Water, Housing, Homelessness, Mental Health, Youth and the North Coast – NSW Government;
  • David Chandler, NSW building commissioner – Building Commission NSW;
  • Myia Tabassum, senior project officer – Building Commission NSW;
  • Ros Moriarty, commissioner Committee for Sydney;
  • Estelle Grech, policy manager – Committee for Sydney;
  • Burak Turgutoglu, manager built systems (director design and project) – Fairfield City Council;
  • Dr Hannah Tonkin, commissioner – NSW Department of Communities and Justice;
  • Laurence Richey, director, regional construction – SafeWork NSW;
  • Meagan McCool, director, metropolitan construction compliance – SafeWork NSW;
  • Michael Wheatley, acting head of housing portfolio – Homes NSW;
  • Eshita Dutia, principal smart places officer – Cumberland City Council;
  • Antony Straubhaar, director interchanges and buildings – Transport for NSW;
  • Cara Wood, social value lead/manager community engagement – Transport for NSW;
  • Zac Carmont, acting director, strategy and workplace hub management; and senior manager of technology, design and innovation – Property and Development NSW;
  • Dr Sunil Dubey, strategy, innovation and planning; and strategy, innovation and international relations – NSW Government/UNSW;
  • Mike Taherian, senior manager digital engineering – NSW Public Works/Department of Regional NSW;
  • Stace Fishwick, executive director – Commercial Property and Development NSW;
  • Tanya Lanycia, director, commercial development – Property and Development NSW;
  • James Erickson, senior project officer NSW Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water;
  • Anne-Marie Poirrier, sustainability and circular economy partnerships – NSW Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water;
  • Trish Fidow, employer liaison officer – Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations; and
  • Marina Van der Walt, deputy secretary, financial management and services – NSW Treasury.

International Government Hub

The International Government Hub (located in Halls 6-7) will offer an ideal platform for businesses seeking to broaden their global footprint, discover upcoming projects and tender opportunities across the globe, and establish connections with international partners for import and export activities. Attendees are invited to visit the International Government Hub to engage in networking opportunities with government officials from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Confirmed exhibitors include prominent organisations such as The Australian Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Australia Vietnam Business Council, Finland Australia Chamber of Commerce, Spanish-Australian Chamber of Commerce, among others.

About Sydney Build

Sydney Build promises an unparalleled experience over the two days, featuring:

  • 20,000+ attendees from leading contractors, architects, civil engineers, developers, councils, housebuilders and construction professionals;
  • 500+ inspiring speakers across 12 conference stages including Future of Construction, Architecture and Design, Digital Construction, Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion, and more;
  • 500+ exhibitors showcasing the latest services, products and innovations transforming the industry;
  • Continuing professional development (CPD) training workshops and accreditation;
  • Meet the Buyers with procurement teams exhibiting from top contractors;
  • Architect’s Hub with project displays and 3D models of upcoming projects from leading architects;
  • Government Hub showcasing opportunities and planning across NSW;
  • Exclusive networking events co-hosted with leading industry bodies;
  • Australia’s largest networking events for Women in Construction and Diversity in Construction;
  • An inclusive Ambassador Program supporting Women in Construction, Diversity in Construction, Sustainability in Construction and Mental Health in Construction; and
  • Australia’s biggest Festival of Construction with DJs, musicians, live performances, celebrity guests, entertainment and competitions.

Registration for Sydney Build 2024 is free, with tickets available now.

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