Thinking of Exhibiting at DesignTrends?

A Meeting Place for the Building, Construction & Design Industry

DesignTrends is the industry's most important event for design and construction professionals, delivering all the products, resources, and educational tools your clients need to strengthen their operations. The 12th annual DesignTrends will be held concurrently with Construct Canada, Property Management Expo, Concrete Canada and HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo.


Reasons to Exhibit

Qualified Attendees for Local & International Markets

  • Over 24,000 building design, construction, retrofit and management professionals from both the private and public sectors as well as building owners and property managers from all levels of government.
  • Buyers of building products come from over 25 countries and regions including: United States of America, Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, and United Kingdom.
  • 100 professional Canadian associations attend the Show, and we invite these associations and their members to participate in the success of DesignTrends in various ways, such as hosting their annual general meeting, awards gala or cocktail reception at the Convention Centre outside of show hours, making it more convenient for their members to attend.
  • 65% of Show visitors are repeat visitors: the answers they are looking for are all at the Show.
  • 35% of Show visitors are first time attendees: thousands of potential new customers are walking the Show every day.
  • Exhibits have been sold out for the plast 10 years.
  • 20% of exhibitors have exhibited at the Show for at least 10 years: the targeted, high caliber of attendee keeps them coming back.

Strong Promotional Campaign

500,000 free pass brochures promoting the Show are printed and distributed through industry trade publications, associations and exhibitors.

Raise Your Profile

Thousands of key buyers and decision-makers will attend the Show. Sponsorships and Show Guide Advertisements are available and have the potential to reach over 24,000 attendees. Take advantage of these opportunities to keep your company top of mind before, during and after the Show.

Reserve Your Exhibit Space

Booth Rental Fee

  • Exhibit space sold in increments of 100 square feet.
  • $30.50 / sq. ft.
  • 10% premium for corner locations

Booth Rental Includes:

  • Your company name listed on the Show website with a hyperlink to your corporate website for 6 months after the Show.
  • A detailed company listing on the Show website for 6 months after the Show. The site received 90,000 hits last year.
  • Short company description in the Official Show Guide
  • Unlimited number of free passes for your clients
  • Unlimited number of exhibitor badges for your staff
  • Information on How To Exhibit Successfully - online tips and proven techniques & strategies
  • Access to the Media Centre
  • Aisle carpet cleaning
  • Online Exhibitor Information Available 24/7
  • 24 hour security provided for

Mandatory Exhibit Requirements

  • Carpet or approved alternate floor covering
  • Hardwall display (there will be no draping on the Show floor)
  • Insurance coverage (minimum of $5,000,000 commercial general liability)

Additional Costs if Required by the Exhibitor

  • Furnishings, Electrical, Booth Cleaning, Sign Hanging, Lead Retrieval

To view the floorplan click here.

Download Information on Exhibiting

For more information or to reserve your space, please contact Jeff Ingram, Director of Sales, at 416-512-3811 or