Exhibitor Information

Welcome to Design Show Australia and ArchiBuild Expo 2023! Please see below important exhibitor contacts and information.

Important Info:


Exhibitor access

Wednesday 14th June
8am – 10pm

Thursday 15th June
8am – 7:15pm

Friday 16th June
8am – 5pm

Saturday 17th June
8am – 10pm

Visitor show hours

Thursday 15th June
Trade Only: 10am – 5pm

Friday 16th June
Trade Only: 10am – 5pm

Saturday 17th June
Trade and Public: 10am – 5pm


Design Show Australia exhibitors:
Collect your badge from the Registration Desk in front of Door 6

ArchiBuild Expo exhibitors:
Collect your badge from the Registration Desk in front of Door 9

The Registration Desk is open:
Wednesday 14th: from 12pm
Thursday 15th: from 8am
Friday 16th: from 8am
Saturday 17th: from 8am

Have your ticket QR code ready and your screen brightness at 100% so the registration team can easily scan you in.


If you have ordered a lead scanner, a Lüp staff member will deliver and explain how to use the device prior to show open on Thursday 15th. If you have any questions regarding this, please visit the Exhibitor Registration Desk (where you collect your badge) in front of Door 6 or 9.

How do I access my leads?
The primary contact for your company has been sent login details to view and download your leads. If you cannot find this email, please contact Lüp so they can resend it to you.


Australia’s Next Top Designer Winner Announcement
Where: The Australia’s Next Top Designer exhibit within Design Show Australia
When: 4:45pm, Thursday 15th June

Exhibitor Drinks
Where: The Lounge Bar at Design Show Australia
When: 5:15pm – 7:15pm, Thursday 15th June
Please show your Exhibitor Pass at the bar. As this is an exclusive event to celebrate our exhibitors, we do not allow +1s.


MCEC car park: Entry: via Normanby Road. Max. vehicle height 2.1m. There is no discount for parking at this venue.

South Wharf Retail car park: Entry: via Convention Centre. Max. vehicle height 2.1m. There is no discount for parking at this venue.

Freeway car park (open air parking for oversize vehicles): Entry: via Munro Street or Normanby Road. No vehicle height restrictions. There is no discount for parking at this venue.


The Design Show & ArchiBuild team will visit your stand throughout the show to discuss next year’s event. We’d like to take this opportunity whilst we’re onsite for you to meet us in person, and we believe this is the best opportunity to speak to our clients and receive in-person feedback about how we can improve future events for you.

Secure your spot on our NEW FLOORPLAN!

Confirm your position at Design Show Australia or ArchiBuild Expo 2024 and save $$$ on the 2024 rate! Best of all you have a 14 day cooling off period.

Come down and enjoy drinks and snacks at the Sales Office to discuss your possibilities for next year!


During bump-out at 5:30pm Saturday 17th June, you are required to wear enclosed shoes and a high visibility vest. All exhibiting stuff MUST have this on from 5:30pm so the bump-out process can begin.

Please drop your vests in the bins at the door when exiting.

Please note, the loading dock doors will not open until all visitors have left the halls and every exhibitor has their high visibility vest on.

Need Help With:

EXHIBITION STAND: Walls, Floors, Lighting, Signage, AV, Power, Furniture

For any matters regarding your stand, visit the Harry The Hirer desk located at the front of the hall just inside Door 6 on Wednesday 14th between 9am – 5pm. For any issues during the event, visit the Organiser’s Office.

VENUE SERVICES: On-Stand Catering, Security & Extra Internet

There is no dedicated Exhibitor Services desk located at the venue. Please contact Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre (MCEC) via phone or email.

Phone: 03 9235 8000
Email: exservices@mcec.com.au

GEL Events: Transport, Loading Dock Bookings and Storage of Stock

Please contact GEL Events
Jim Aguirre
1300 013 533 / 0402 529 182


National Media staff will be on the exhibition floor to help you with any questions you may have. Keep an eye out for our red National Media badges. Alternatively, visit the Organiser’s Office located at the front of the hall, near Door 6.