Among our favourite events to attend with our promotional staff are the incredible trade shows and expos held all over the country year round. In a progressive digital world it’s refreshing to see that good old face to face, B2B and B2C engagement is still as powerful and exciting as ever. Nothing quite beats being able to see, touch, taste and try our local businesses amazing products. Meeting the experts that are behind the booths, and learning about their story and business journey is always inspiring. We love the vibe of a good trade show, here’s what’s coming up around Australia in September 2018.
Melbourne 10th – 13th September
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is transformed into a feast for the senses when it comes alive for Australia’s leading food industry trade exhibition. Explore products from over 1,000 incredible brands showcasing the latest and greatest commercial catering equipment, bakery goods, beverages, dairy, meats and seafood, retail, technology and more! You need three days to absorb this massive show. There are education sessions and masterclasses, charity events and fantastic networking opportunities. If you’re involved in the foodservice industry, Fine Food Melbourne is the place to be.
Brisbane 14th – 16th September
Home is where the heart is. If you’re looking to build, renovate or freshen up your home, you must visit the Brisbane home show held at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. Get FREE expert advice from over 280 exhibitors showcasing the latest trends in construction, renovation, decorating and home appliances. Join in one of the fantastic seminars and be in it to win a number of great prizes. There are plenty of show specials and savings on offer too. Check out the eShowbag specials.
Sydney 8th – 9th September
The Sydney International Convention Centre is about to become even more beautiful. Event Director Cory Watson says that Beauty Expo Australia is set for an even more impressive event in 2018, after a hugely successful 2017 expo. In June he said, “With more than two months to go until Beauty Expo Australia opens its doors, we have already confirmed more than 150 exhibitors, many with multiple brands, that will bring their innovations in skincare, makeup, grooming, and nails for our visitors to explore.”
Beauty Expo Australia is the undisputed leading professional beauty event. Gathering therapists, brands, salon owners and beauty professionals, all under one roof. Visitors will be inspired by the latest trends and product launches ranging the span of the beauty market.
Adelaide’s Annual Wedding Expo
Adelaide Convention Centre 9th September
Bride and Grooms to be (and anyone who LOVES weddings) will converge on the Adelaide Convention Centre to visit over 100 vendors from the region. Meet florists, photographers, planners, decorators, and celebrants. Get inspired and discover the perfect dress, venue, wedding cake, jewellery and honeymoon destination. Grab a free goody bag and enjoy the lovely local modern vibe packed with colour, fun and live entertainment.
Baby & Beyond Expo Canberra
Exhibition Park Canberra 7th – 9th September
Parents to be go gaga over the Canberra Baby & Beyond Expo. Expect a collection of entertainment, retail outlets support organisation and service providers in the little people industry. Don’t miss Pinky McKay’s incredible baby sleep session presentation (you’re going to need it). This year there are also two huge licensed shows for the kids – who’s coming to town? Keep an eye on the baby and beyond expo website to find out… or this banner might give it away 😉
Reid Park Townsville 31st August – 2nd September
North Queenslanders love the great outdoors. For three massive days the Townsville Expo incorporates the Caravan 4×4 and outdoor adventure expo, as well as a major showcase of camper trailers, caravans, fishing accessories and products and services for your home and outdoor areas. There’s great entertainment and fun for the whole family in the beautiful Far North.
Elizabeth Quay and Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre 21st – 24th September
As WA warms up in Spring, boaties are itching to get back out on the water. If you love to cruise the deep blue, the Perth Boat Show is for you. Soak up the stunning Swan River views as you enjoy new boat displays, exciting attractions, entertainment and activities for the whole family.
In a press release earlier this year BIAWA president Sheryl Swarbrick said, “Our focus for the Show is to present a full boating activation that people want to spend all day enjoying. With activities to try out, skills to learn, information and knowledge to gain, and of course field experts on hand to help out, the Club Marine Perth International Boat Show is an exciting event for anyone interested in boating and fishing.”
It’s an exciting month of trade shows ahead!
Wherever you are and whatever your interests, we know you’ll enjoy the shows! If you visit any of these events you’re bound to come across trade show hosts, mascot performers, and many brand ambassadors, product demonstrators and promotional models just loving what they do. Be sure to say hi!
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