Helping Canada’s largest National Design and Architecture Expo and Conference refresh and add partner microsites every year has been a gratifying long term ExpressionEngine development experience.

Over the years IIDEXCanada collaborated with different design agencies: aftermodern.lab (2014), Mondor Design Associates (2016-2015, 2013–2012), Pylon Design (2011–2008) and Hambly & Woolley (2007–2005). We helped bring their designs to life while ensuring continuity.


  • responsive website
  • validated to WCAG AA standard
  • custom seminars timetable and filter integrated with Microspec’s registration system
  • Google Analytics e-commerce across domains tracking
  • CSV data export for mobile app
  • rich mobile-friendly e-newsletters with flexible layout distributed through Bettermail and archived on site


  • ExpressionEngine
  • ExpressionEngine Multiple Site Manager
  • Bettermail
  • Google Analytics
  • Search engine optimization
  • Web hosting

The Wire is fast, efficient, with a great eye for design and functionality and it was a true pleasure to execute such an amazing final product with you. Gabriela is by far the best developer I have ever worked with.

Jeremy Vandermeij
Director of Marketing and Sponsorship, IIDEXCanada

2015: The year IIDEXCanada goes mobile

This year IIDEXCanada wanted to keep the 2014 design but appeal to their growing mobile audience. We worked closely with IIDEX team to analyse all design elements and content flow and created a mobile strategy. Re-coding the site was quick thanks to the versatility of our content management system.

The 2014 Seminar Timetable was a success.

IIDEXCanada wanted to try a different presentation for their seminars. We explored several off-the-self calendar scripts but none of them fit the needs so we decided to build something custom. And we got carried away and added speaker biographies too.


THINK:Material is an IIDEXCanada special feature exhibition and online library of the world’s most inventive, cutting edge and sustainable materials.

Visit Think:Material

The Buildings Show 2014

IIDEXCanada was one of the six shows of The Buildings Show, North America’s largest exposition, networking and educational event for the built environment.

Visit The Buildings Show

IIDEX Canada 2013

UIA/PHG 2013

The UIA/PHG 2013 Annual Healthcare Forum + GUPHA Meeting was held in conjunction with IIDEX Canada.

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