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13 Oct 2022

London Build 2022 Show Preview is Live!

London Build 2022 Show Preview is Live!

The London Build  2022 Show Preview is officially live. 

The UK's biggest Festival of Construction will return to Olympia London this November 16th & 17th with more content, networking and entertainment than ever before. Visitors can now begin to plan their visit, with the Show Preview listing everything that London Build has in store over the jam-packed two days. 

This year London Build will welcome over 35,000 visitors, 350 exhibitors and 500 speakers from contractors, developers, architects, specifiers, house builders, housing associations, civil engineers, government, suppliers and construction professionals. 

Learn the latest insights and updates on major upcoming construction projects and opportunities from across the UK, with 8 conference stages exploring the Future of Construction, Architecture, Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion, Fire Safety, BIM & Digital Construction and Skills. Visitors have the opportunity to build their training and education with over 200 hours of CPD-accredited sessions. 

This year also sees the launch of two new stages. 

The Architecture stage will host speakers from the UK’s biggest architectural firms, including Foster and Partners, BDP, Zaha Hadid Architects and more. Held in partnership with Architecture Social, panellists will discuss everything from Inclusive Design to the Role of Architecture in Overcoming the Housing Crisis. 

London Build will also be launching its Skills Hub, where visitors can learn about the latest insights and tools the industry has to offer. There will be numerous workshops held over the two days, including Creating the Ultimate Marketing Plan, Developing Inclusive Employment Strategies, BRE and BIM, The World of TikTok Marketing and more.

London Build 2022 will also see the return of the Architect’s Hub, where visitors will have the chance to see projects from the UK’s top architects, including Scott Brownrigg, SOM, PLP Architecture. Come face to face with a wide range of 3D models and designs of the most exciting projects based in London and the UK. The Architect’s Hub will also host the inaugural ‘Architecture Social’ awards, hosted by founder Stephen Drew. 

The ever-popular Meet the Buyer area will showcase the latest opportunities and tenders from Procurement Teams at Skanska, Costain, Balfour Beatty, SMP Alliance, BAM UK  and more. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to increase your brand profile to potential new clients. 

London Build is home to the UK’s biggest Festival of Construction and this year it is bigger than ever! There are DJs, musicians, live performances, prize giveaways, and even celebrity guests, including England football legend Kevin Keegan. There’s also the London Build Food and Drink trail, where visitors can taste and try artisan food & drink products from around the UK. 

Make sure to check out the Built Environment Networking Hub where you can take to the stage at the BIM Open Mic, learn how the LCEC is driving change over complimentary breakfast and connect with sustainability professionals from across the UK, all under one roof. Your ticket gives you access to all of the networking parties taking place over the two days, co-hosted with Urbano Build, London Constructing Excellence Club, Forum for the Built Environment, The CIOB, Building People, Let’s Build, Building Equality and many more. 

The Built Environment Networking Hub is also home to the UK’s largest annual networking events for Women in Construction and Diversity in Construction, where visitors can learn from an inspiring panel of industry leaders as they celebrate the successes and discuss the challenges facing AEC professionals. Network with fellow professionals and feel inspired by the diverse stories that make up one of the most exciting industries.

London Build works with an incredible team of Women in Construction and Diversity in Construction Ambassadors, who are furthering equality in the built environment. This year’s Ambassador Programme also includes the launch of the London Build Mental Health Ambassadors. 

Working in partnership with Construction Sport and Mates in Mind, the London Build Mental Health Ambassadors are working to get the sector talking, to help challenge the perceptions around mental health. Join the Mental Health in Construction Networking event on the 17th of November, where you can network with the London Build Ambassadors and learn how you can help challenge the stigma surrounding mental health in the UK's built environment. 

Needless to say, this is a MUST attend event for every construction professional in the UK. 


Show Opening Times:

16th Nov: 9.30am - 5.30pm

17th Nov: 9.30am - 4.20pm

London Build is the UK's leading construction & design show. Gain access to 500+ incredible speakers across 8 stages, 350+ exhibitors, Meet the Buyers, live product demos, networking parties, entertainment, live music, the UK’s biggest Festival of Construction and endless networking opportunities with leading architects, developers, housebuilders, contractors, government and more.