Top B2B Trade Shows in Australia
Not Sure Which is The Right Trade Show For You? Here is a useful list!
Not Sure Which is The Right Trade Show For You? Here is a useful list!
Exhibitions only lasts a few days and exhibitors plan months ahead to make sure there is enough time to fit all the critical components of the booth in. “Trade Shows” are typically classified as B2B where exhibitors in the same industry congregates into one venue to represent their company and network with others in the same/similar field. Why travel out of the way to visit one company of interest when you can find them all in one place? That is the beauty of trade shows and how extremely important it is to get in the game, “you could see more customers and do more with them in the few days than spending months running around.” Is what an exhibitor said from the Australasian Gaming Expo in 2019.
If you are looking into exhibiting at a trade show, you may get overwhelmed with all the different expos to choose from. Your product or service may perform better at one event while at another it may not do so well and there can be list of reasons for this – our intention here is to breakdown the different events and share our insights for you so you can then be in a better position to make an informed decision whether you should exhibit at a particular trade show. Some events alternate between different cities and just that is enough to throw the results of your event off- balance, but sometimes you never know until you really give it a shot and see how you do.
The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales. This event is where gaming, technology, and hospitality meet. Established in 1990, AGE is the cornerstone of the Australian gaming and hospitality industry. This is a B2B event that allows you to be in direct contact with key decision makers from other businesses of interest as well as being surrounded by people who already have a background understanding of the industry. Therefore, in this type of event, you can focus your efforts on sharing the technical details of your latest products or services with like-minded people as they would already have an idea of what would help to generate more sales for their business.
The Food Pro Expo (FPE) is a celebration of the contribution of Australian food producers, manufacturers, and distributors. It’s where the food industry gathers to generate solutions and share new technology and ideas to take everyone to a more sustainable future. Food and beverage processing is Australia’s largest manufacturing industry and for over 50 years, Food Pro Expo has been bringing together the entire food manufacturing and processing sector. This is a large event so expect to be in a large venue surrounded by people from all over the world ready to discuss business.
The Security Exhibition and Conference is the most established and respected trade event for the security industry in Australia, bringing together the full spectrum of suppliers, industry professionals and end users to connect and create profitable opportunities. It is the largest and longest standing event in Australia where industry professionals from around the globe connect and share the latest security technologies – this is a great platform for both new and established exhibitors to network and find out what others have on offer and what to expect in the foreseeable future.
The Integrate Expo is Australia’s premier annual AV and Integration trade show. This three-day event is a hub of activity for local and global brands to showcase solutions and products to AV technicians and corporate end users. This is a great opportunity to meet with buyers, integrators and distributors, and celebrate the latest industry developments. Integrate is an exciting platform which allows you to interact and test the latest cutting-edge innovations in the industry and talk to the specialists behind these leading products.
NoVacancy Expo is Australia’s largest and most comprehensive business event for those who own, run and market hotels, motels, serviced apartments and other accommodation properties across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Covering all aspects of running an accommodation business – from purchasing, operations and finance to design, refurbishment, marketing and sales. If you’re responsible for managing, operating or marketing hotel and accommodation properties then you need to be at NoVacancy Expo.
All-Energy Australia is the country’s largest and most anticipated clean energy event in Australia, which opens up a world of opportunities for industry suppliers and experts as well as those involved in renewable energy and energy storage sectors to expand business networks. See products and services from local and international quality suppliers that will keep you at the forefront of the renewable energy industry. Combined with Energy Efficiency Expo and Waste Expo Australia, forming the most significant national showcase of clean energy, energy efficiency and sustainability.
Total Facilities leads the future of Australia’s facilities and workplaces through a three-day collaboration into the world of facilities management (FM). Held annually between Sydney and Melbourne, it’s the nation’s single most important business event for FM and like-minded professionals with the common goal of optimising facility and workplace performance. Over three days it presents leading innovation and thinking for driving efficiency and productivity through world-class FM.
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Building Services (ARBS) is Australia’s only dedicated HVAC&R and building services trade exhibition supporting the built environment. Coming up to 24 years and 12 exhibitions ARBS has grown and stature to become one of Australia’s most respected business events on the trade show calendar. Featuring an outstanding line-up of national, multi-national and international manufacturers, distributors and agents ARBS regularly hosts over 250 exhibitors and welcomes in excess of 7,000 attendees.
The Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) is an internationally renowned platform which showcases the latest mining technology, equipment and services, offering a unique opportunity for leading suppliers and buyers to conduct face-to-face business, learn about the latest trends and network in an interactive forum. AIMEX 2019 attracted 5000 visitors which also included an additional 2000 exhibitor personnel across 500 companies. AIMEX attracts an array of visitors from all parts of the globe with the 2019 edition achieving a 13 per cent increase in visitation from interstate visitors.
Australians are looking towards the waste and recycling industry to drive positive change. As the premier business event for the waste, recycling and resource recovery sector, AWRE is where the best come together to join forces for a world of solutions towards a cleaner, more sustainable future. If you or your business is related to waste management and want to see what is in offer, this is the event to attend. Chat to other experts in the industry and see what they are up to, some things you won’t know until you attend and find out for yourself.
AUSPACK is the southern hemisphere’s largest and most prestigious event on the processing and packaging calendar, bringing together thousands of leaders to experience world-class equipment, technology and solutions. AUSPACK will be underpinned by a series of standout educational & networking opportunities to engage, inform and inspire. AUSPACK embodies the innovation of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing and packaging industry.
The Brisbane Truck Show is staged by Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA), the national association representing and advancing the interests of manufacturers and suppliers of heavy vehicles and their components, equipment and technology. The Brisbane Truck Show is far more than a trade exhibition. It is a showcase of the amazing capabilities and capacity of the Australian heavy vehicle industry. It is now over fifty years since the first Brisbane Truck Show (formerly the Queensland Truck Show) in 1968.
EduTECH is an annual event where the entire education and training sector gather together to learn, debate, exchange ideas and be inspired by the very latest in education thought leadership. EduTECH is the only event in the country that brings together the entire lifecycle of education under one roof. This hybrid festival for education attracts over 10,000 people across the entire global education and training sector to learn, debate, exchange ideas and be inspired.
AusRAIL is the largest rail industry event in Australia and New Zealand. Hosted by the Australasian Railway Association the annual event, brings together all facets of the rail industry under the one roof over three days, incorporating an expansive conference program combined with an extensive trade exhibition. AusRAIL is also supported by: Institute of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE), Railway Technical Society Australasia (RTSA) and the Rail Track Association Australia (RTAA). AusRAIL (even years) and AusRAIL PLUS (odd years) have been noted as forums that positively influence the rail sector both commercially and economically.
The Sydney International Boat Show was launched as a standalone event in 1968. Prior to this it was common for boats to be displayed as part of a motor show or at the Royal Easter Show. For the 50th Sydney International Boat Show in 2017, they have returned fully to Darling Harbour. Again in 2019, the undercover displays are located within the vast International Convention Centre – Sydney, and the spectacular marina displays just minutes away on Cockle Bay.
Exhibitions are all about trial and error, you won’t know its full capacity until you really test the waters – your goal is to make sure each exhibition does better than the previous. There is no simple winning formula, but there are ways to ensure you get the most out of your booth – make sure that you are presenting yourselves as professionally as possible and have a strategy in place to bring in visitors to educate them about your product or service. UCON Exhibitions will provide you insight from the many custom booths we have built and offer the best solution based on our experience. Reach out and let’s run through some options.
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