Gold Partner

Maxton Fox is a privately owned and proudly Australian business that has been designing and manufacturing commercial furniture and joinery systems since the 60s. Headquartered at the factory premises in Sydney’s Western Suburbs, Maxton Fox services projects and customers throughout Australia, working in close partnership with project teams across a variety of sectors such as: Commercial Workplace, Residential, Education, Hospitality, Transportation and Healthcare. With over 50 years of expertise in the business, that knowledge is carried through to all projects across the product range from: Commercial Joinery, Custom Joinery, and Commercial Furniture Systems which includes anything from: workstations, banquet seating, occasional

Hydration Partner

Zip Water has been creating and manufacturing Australian designed and made water systems since 1947. With unrivalled expertise in instant filtered boiling, chilled and sparkling water taps, Zip Water is known globally for being home to the world’s most innovative and advanced drinking water systems. Today, Zip Water are proud to provide homes and workplaces in over 70 countries across the world with the purest tasting, safest and cleanest water possible from their range of stylish Zip HydroTaps. Transforming the way people drink, Zip Water’s advanced water filtration, functionality and cutting-edge technology leaves owners with a taste that’s irresistible.

Business Lounge Partner

Dyson is a leading global technology company, committed to solving the problems others ignore. From inventing the word’s first bagless vacuum cleaner, to hand dryers that use 690km sheets of air, powerful LEDs lighting technology, a completely re-thought hair dryer and bladeless; fans, heaters, humidifiers and intelligent air purifiers.

Silver Partner

Tarkett is a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and wall covering solutions. We are truly global with offices in over 100 countries, 35 manufacturing locations and more than 12,000 employees worldwide. Tarkett has a diverse product portfolio to meet all your flooring and wall covering needs, selling 1.35 million square meters of flooring surfaces every day worldwide. We partner with Australia’s leading architects, designers, builders and contractors to deliver on projects in a timely manner. We have the expertise and experience to develop customized solutions for your specific needs at competitive price points to deliver exceptional value.

FRONT Forum Partner – Workplace

Business Interiors help create dynamic commercial spaces with intelligent furniture solutions. Over three decades we have built a strong reputation in the design industry, delivering furniture solutions across Australia. We work in a range of sectors including commercial, health, government and education, and provide furniture for both small and large projects.

Our approach towards supplying furniture is consciously informed by the way a space will be occupied and the desired experience intended. Whether it is an office, aged-care facility or classroom we aim to increase productivity and efficiency, and transform these spaces into meaningful experiences.

FRONT Forum Partner – Hospitality, City + Culture

At Design Nation we are passionate about improving the human experience through transformative, design-led environments. It’s the design choices we make that are integral to that.

Over the past 20 years we have created a carefully considered collection of local and global designer furniture and lighting. Our products are designed to move and inspire you. They elicit a sense of familiarity or nostalgia. They offer a special and lasting connection, and carry an innate intelligence and functionality that transcends time, place and application.

FRONT Forum Partner – Curate or Create Debate

Herman Miller is a 100-year-old-plus company that places great importance on design, the environment, community service and the health and well-being of our customers and our employees. Innovative ways to improve the performance of our customers’ organisations have become our hallmark.

FRONT Forum Partner – Healthcare / Agedcare

With 75 years of experience, Caroma believes that bathrooms have to be a balance of form, function and looks. Bathrooms are spaces where we put a personal touch on our homes.

Designed for Australians of different tastes, needs and from all walks of life, Caroma’s wide range of classic to artisanal styles, smart design and sustainable innovation, provides you with everything you need, to create the sanctuary of your dreams.

Showbag Partner

Unlike virtually any other manufacturer in the office furniture industry, Wilkhahn stands worldwide for design made in Germany. It offers high-quality office and dynamic conference furniture which are benchmarks for the entire industry. Some 60 years ago, the company made better utility value, long-lasting design and durability its goals.

Wilkhahn also sets new standards in terms of its socio-ecological approach. As winner of the German Environmental Prize, the company has worked with architects Frei Otto and Thomas Herzog and has actively been practising environmental responsibility for over 20 years. In addition to a number of international accolades, office chair ON has also received the Federal Ecodesign Award.

Locker Partner

Planex provides adaptive steel storage for the evolving workplace. The last five years have seen our range extend to locker solutions for flexible, activity-based spaces, empowering people to work more effectively. Designed and made in Melbourne, our award-winning xLocker2 range is customisable and uses sustainable, locally sourced materials. Catering to commercial, educational, sports, hospitality and residential markets the xLocker2 is regularly specified by leading architectural, interior and design and construction firms across Australia. Planex is a local manufacturer that listens to client desires and excels in making them happen.

Podcast Partner

The Meta Collective is driven to become the coveted choice of leading commercial furniture brands worldwide.
Created in 2014, a group of independent boutique businesses consisting of 60+ individuals built The Meta Collective as a collaborative platform to engage, inspire and impact the design industry throughout the Asia-Pacific.

The Meta Collective has partnered with key suppliers to bring cutting edge, innovative and exciting design solutions to the commercial market demonstrated through their family of brands – including Framery, Martela, Sedia JumpSeat, Lintex, Vivero and +Halle.

Venue Partner

International Towers designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, is located on the harbour foreshore at Barangaroo and is one of the world’s most sustainable commercial precincts.

Comprising of Tower Two and Tower Three, International Towers is home to some of Australia’s most respected and innovative firms, including Gilbert + Tobin, Westpac Group, KPMG, Swiss Re and Lendlease.

Our vision is to foster unique collaborations, and enable a collective of game-changing, like-minded organisations, industry disruptors, and emerging enterprises to make great things happen.

Venue Partner

Few improvements to a space bring more life to it as quickly as adding greenery by putting up a garden wall, but some settings present too many problems to permit the installation or maintenance of one. At Evergreen Walls, we’ve worked hard to create a solution that allows you to readily add beautiful greenery to any space.

Our artificial wall gardens are a great way to provide some additional life to commercial and retail spaces, office buildings, courtyards and hospitals. An artificial garden wall allows contractors, architects, shopfitters, and interior designers to install greenery in a wide range of locations that don’t necessarily lend themselves to natural plant growth or maintenance.

Event Partner

When you were a lot younger than you are now, two fat dads from Tempe changed the world (probably). Somehow blessed with an extraordinary talent for creating beers that make jaws drop, Pat McInerney and Nick Newey launched Willie the Boatman in 2012.

Built with unhinged imagination, local mates, fierce independence and the finest ingredients, Willie is a brewery for true local characters. Inspired by the legend of a convict boatman, Pat and Nick proudly serve the community bloody great beers, wild yarns, and terrible love advice. Pop down and get some for yourself.

Event Partner

With over 70 years of combined history, The Wine Collective is born out of the recent merger between The Wine Society, Australia’s oldest wine club founded in 1946, and the Online Liquor Group, one of Australia’s fastest growing independent online retail groups.

Over the last 73 years, The Wine Society has introducing tens of thousands of Australians to wine and helped grow and nurture hundreds of boutique wineries through its regular wine plans and personal wine advisor service.

Strategic Partner

The Australian Architecture Association supports discourse and the promotion of architecture in the Australian cultural milieu – architecture that is manifestly of its place and its time, which is simultaneously modern and timeless. The right to practise with integrity, in an ethical and sustainable manner and with artistic and technical excellence is fundamental to architecture that is contemporary, culturally informed and socially engaged. A constituency drawn from architects, likeminded professionals, commerce and the broad community will embed contemporary architecture as a primary tenet of our society.

Strategic Partner

The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) is the peak body of project management in Australia. Registered Project Manager (RegPM) offered by the AIPM is the national certification program for official industry recognition of competence and credibility to differentiate project professionals in a competitive landscape.

The AIPM equips professionals with the resources to maximise their performance and actualise their career ambitions in leading projects. It engages with organisations to support the capability development of project professionals and advocates for project leadership excellence across industries.

Strategic Partner

GECA helps people and organisations to make, buy and do better for people and planet.

Offering tangible solutions through certification, education, consultancy and advocacy.
Its Type 1 ecolabel was the first on the Australian market and remains the most widely recognised. Products and services can be independently assessed against its transparent ecolabelling program that follows ISO-14024 principles for global best practice.

Is Australia’s only independent, transparent, multi sector, not-for-profit ecolabelling program and the only Australian member of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN).

GECA provides procurement professionals and consumers with the resource to find products that are a better environmental, social and healthier choice.

Strategic Partner

Voted one of the Top 100 Most Trusted Brands in Australia now more than 3 years running, Global GreenTag International simplifies the selection of sustainable products for the Architecture, Design and Construction sectors, using Global GreenTag CertTM one of the most scientifically advanced, certification systems in the world, assessing and ranking products through leading LCA based product ecolabelling, rating, EPD and Product Health Declaration (PHD) programs.

Helping professionals to make informed decisions about preferred green products, GreenTag currently has more than 4000 products under certification in over 22 countries being used in buildings and offices throughout Australia and the world.