12-12 May 2022

Industry News

UK & US Collaborate to improve BIM in the built environment

Marking the next step in a two-year collaboration the MoU will see the U.S. National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) work with experts from the UK’s Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) on the development of a national BIM program for the U.S. supporting international alignment on technical standards for the built environment. The US-UK collaboration […]

Be Summit Melbourne Event Announcement

May 27, 2021 Be Summit News

In response to the unfolding situation in Melbourne and the recent COVID-19 cases, the Be Summit Melbourne event, scheduled for Monday 7th June at The Edge, Fed Square has been postponed until 10 September.  “One of the key benefits of the Be Summit is the opportunity for delegates to finally network face-to-face and to reconnect […]

Registrations Open for Be Summit Melbourne

May 5, 2021 Be Summit News

Australia’s leading built environment event, the Be Summit, is back this year with Victorian Treasurer, Tim Pallas MP, announced as opening speaker.

Digital Construction Week to launch in Australia

Mar 12, 2021 Be Summit News

The UK’s leading platform for innovation and technology in the built environment, Digital Construction Week (DCW), has announced its foray into Australia with a launch at Be Summit sister event DesignBUILD 2021. This global expansion of the brand is set to promote investment in growth markets like Australia and signifies the future direction of the industry.

Economic recovery announcements centre on new infrastructure projects across Australia

Over $100 billion is slated to be spent by state governments on infrastructure projects in the coming years to revitalize economies and create jobs, offsetting the negative impacts of COVID-19. Here is a quick summary of what has been announced across each state.

6 things to know about digital building

As a world leader in the adoption of digital building technologies, there’s a lot the Australian building and construction industry can learn from their UK counterparts. Here are 6 tips shared from NBS Australia, Be Summit headline sponsor, direct from their own event held in the UK last week, on the political, legal and technological drivers required for industry change and adoption as well as the impact of the pandemic on the digital future.

The Built Environment in a Post Covid World

Oct 27, 2020 Be Summit News

Session 3 of Be Summit 2020 focused on the implications of government stimulus, new policies and regulations, and opportunities for the built environment to get back to business in a post-covid construction landscape. Explore the key insights from this session.

Forecasting Construction’s Future after Covid

Trying to speculate what a post-COVID-19 world will look like is difficult enough. Predicting how Australia’s construction industry will shape up, based on possible scenarios likely to play out in each state and territory, is considerably harder. Luckily, we don’t have to with an exclusive preview of what’s coming in the latest ACIF Industry forecast.

Building Victoria’s Road to Recovery

Oct 22, 2020 Be Summit News

Our inaugural Be Summit 2020 kicked off with an address from Tim Pallas MP, Treasurer of Victoria with an insight into the opportunities for the construction sector to play a key role in the State’s economic recovery. Explore the key insights from the session!

Charting a course to construction recovery

With the inaugural Be Summit just days away, here’s a preview of the sessions and discussions that are set to help chart a course of recovery and build industry confidence for all sectors and professional within the built environment.

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