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Heavy-Hitters In The Commercial Ecosystem Applaud FRONT’s First Day In Sydney

After a year in incubation, day one of FRONT set a high benchmark for collaboration and innovation in the architecture and design space. David Congram reports from Sydney on the series of seminars, product exhibitions and networking that happened on day 1 of Indesign Media’s new event initiative.

Heavy-Hitters In The Commercial Ecosystem Applaud FRONT’s First Day In Sydney


August 10th, 2018

Day 1 of the very first FRONT event delivered on its promise: the best in product, the latest in knowledge, the most successful in forging connections. Here’s all you need to know:


1,300 visitors

100 pioneering brands

40 leading experts

1 influential location



The inaugural FRONT FORUM presented by 40 leaders in architecture, design, master planning and development proved that Australia continues to be a leader in the world’s commercial landscape. Over 1,300 visitors learned directly from those influencers driving change in our combined endeavours. Our CPD demonstrations shared the latest insights in the commercial sector presented by FRONT’s disruptive and pioneering brands.




Colliers, Mirvac, HASSELL, Woods Bagot … you name it, and they were here in droves! From the country’s top developers to the biggest architecture firms and the most exclusive boutique design studios, FRONT’s business lounges, FRONTech ­– our proprietary meeting app – and our round-the-clock catering were buzzing. Making connections that truly convert is at the heart of FRONT, and for day 1 we’re already off to a great start.




But FRONT would be nothing were it not for the dedicated support of our exhibiting brands. More than 100 leading commercial design and architecture brands from around the world showcased their latest and greatest today. From flooring to furniture, lighting to fixtures, and beyond (!), FRONT’s exhibition halls were brought to life with the excitement of specifiers engaging with these products for the very first time.



Stay tuned for all the action from day 2!

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