New Zealand International Building Expo & Summit

Initiated by New Zealand Chinese Building Association, NZIBES provides a valuable and unique platform for leading over seas and local suppliers, developers, architects/designers,builders and other industry participants to share vital information, innovative ideas, discuss topical issues and share essential resources.



Showcase your brand & get business done

Our Gala Dinner is our black-tie event that brings the New Zealand and Chinese building industry together. Welcoming all attendees including: overseas investors, building professionals, suppliers, large and small organisations, this is the event to attend to collaborateUP – at speed.


Delivering networking opportunities you can’t find anywhere else.




Position Your Brand in Front of the Desired Audience

We bring everyone you want to talk to together

Last year, our sold-out Gala Dinner attracted 680 guests and received overwhelmingly positive feedback.

Fancy a night of networking? We bring together representatives from all areas of the industry including, developers, architects, project managers, builders, suppliers, financial, insurance institutions, and government. Join us and connect with future business partners in 2021.

Big in scale. Don’t miss out attending in 2021.

Unrivalled Networking Opportunities

Celebrate achievements together in style

Within the Gala Dinner programme, we celebrate and recognise 11 outstanding award winners from our industry with the NZCBIA Excellence Awards.



Make sure your organisation is entered to win.



Sponsor Or Enter the Awards

Accelerate mindsets & stimulate new ideas

Integrated into the Expo programme is our game-changing Workshop Series. 

Every session is designed with the needs of the building professionals in mind, making the topics targeted and closely relevant for all attendees.

Learn, Share, Discover

"At NZCBIA, we want to create a platform, first of all, for our valued members, and also for the wider building businesses and professionals, for them to use this platform to collaborate and to bring their businesses to the next level. From day one, NZCBIA’s mission is to uplift the prospect of New Zealand building industry by promoting the good practice among the local Chinese builders and also kiwi building professionals."

Frank Xu, President of New Zealand Chinese Building Industry Association

"As NZ’s leading building materials supplier, we pride ourselves on our customer service and ensure that no one is easier to do business with than PlaceMakers. The collaboration with NZCBIA provides us the unique opportunity to strengthen our connections with the NZ Chinese building community and gain insight into the market needs. We are proud to have been supporting the event for six years in a row, and we look forward to being part of it again this year!"

Bruce McEwen, General Manager of PlaceMakers


Jia Min, Chairman of Lily Investment Group