- Event Services
Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF) is a full service event organiser with over 35 years experience across a diverse range of industries. Our suite of exhibition and conference services can be tailored to the individual needs of your business, so you can select the solutions that are right for you.
"We chose ETF because of their proven dedication in delivering this global event. We have already appointed ETF for our next global event."
Jay Copan, Executive Director, LNG 17, American Gas Association.
"What impressed me was ETF’s thorough understanding of our industry and their contribution towards creating an event that met our delegates and exhibitors needs."
Jolyon Burnett, Chief Executive Officer (former), Irrigation Australia Association
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Our professional operations team are highly experienced in delivering first-class exhibitions. They have delivered some of the most complex shows in Australia and around the world.
Our approach to planning events considers how to provide an environment for people to meet and conduct business.
We work with our partners to develop a seminar that delivers education and inspiration and maximise attendance.
Our experience enhances the event’s and the association’s brand by professional delivery of communications and collateral to increase event awareness and maximising revenue.
Our teams work to produce a professional conference that helps attract more delegates, and the right delegates as well as enhancing the event’s contribution to the industry.
We work with our clients to provide detailed post-show analysis to assess the event and its effectiveness as well as areas for development/opportunity.
Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF) is a full service exhibition organiser with over thirty years experience in trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and events. Our current portfolio includes 25 exhibitions from a diverse range of industries being held across four continents and every mainland state in Australia. More on our portfolio. Our goal is to provide exhibitors, sponsors, visitors and the industries they represent with an effective opportunity to meet to do business, network and learn.
21-23 August 2015
National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo, Melbourne
The National 4x4 Outdoors Show & Fishing and Boating Expo, brings together more than 200 exhibitors across a broad selection of brands and products, combined with not one, but two 4WD arenas – the Action Arena featuring extreme 4x4 time trials, monster truck, ex-Crusty Demon Matt “Schuie” Schubring, ATV rides, Rock-crawler action, Stealth electric bikes, the XXXX Retreat and lunchtime concerts; whilst the Proving Ground showcases 4WD test drives, towing challenges, safety and recovery demonstrations, driver training, the team D-Max Iron Summit and World-class stunt rider, Lukey Luke.
The team that produces won the best show team at the recent Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) awards for excellence.
‘This show has just been sensational. Friday, Saturday and now Sunday. It has built every day. The show is big, plenty of people and all the feedback I’m getting is that they are having a great ime.
Can’t wait for the next one... it’s been a very big show.’
Paul Worsteling, Tackle World Cranbourne
‘It’s been an absolute cracker of three days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. People are getting smashed with bargains...’
Jason Andrews, All 4 Adventure
‘Saturday was an awesome record-breaking crowd – a record day of turnover for us. We’ve already signed up for next year.’
Eddie Ziada, Opposite Lock
16-17 November 2015
Luna Park, Sydney
The Drinks Industry Show
The Drinks Industry Show is an exciting new trade show for the drinks industry, showcasing the best in wine, beer and spirits from across the globe. The show will connect producers and distributers of alcoholic beverages, with buyers from bars, clubs, restaurants, hotels, liquor stores and catering companies.
The show will feature an interactive exhibition, taste testing, educational seminars, mixology demonstrations, networking functions and the 2015 Australian Bartenders Guild Classic & Flair National Cocktail Championship.
The event is supported by media partner HIP Media who will also provide industry leading speakers for the event.
Entry to the two day show is free. It is only available to industry trade buyers, not the general public.
'The Australian Bartenders Guild is proud to be supporting the Drinks Industry Show 2015 - the industry has been waiting for a show like this to come along! We represent the Elite Bartenders of Australia and look forward to building the profile of all our Industry as a whole.'
Sheena Cullan from The Australian Bartenders Guild
20-22 March 2015
National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo, Brisbane
National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo is held at the Brisbane Showgrounds. It is Queensland’s biggest combined 4WD, off-road, touring, fishing and boating expo.
The show features special guest appearances by 4WD Legend John "Roothy' Rooth, TV star and old time rock-and-roller, Frankie J Holden, IFISH presenter and passional recreational fisherman - Paul Worsteling, plus AFL star and Great Australian Doorstep presenter Spida Everitt and wife Sheree will play hosts on the Campfire Cooking Stage.
The show was also packed with fun and adventure presenting the craziest shows on four wheels in the Action Arena, presented by Isuzu Ute.
'A great day out full of informative stalls and useful demonstrations.' Nathan Denning
'Had a great time learnt some new techniques to fish for Bass.'
'Hi Guys, Great show and enjoy the combination of 4x4, Fishing and Camping all at the one place at the one time - brilliant... Thanks again and see you next year.' Geoff Kerr
'The 4 x4 & Outdoors Show is a fantastic, family friendly, informative day out. It is great to see so many new & inventive ideas to make camping, fishing & 4 x 4 trips just that little bit more fun & relaxing. The knowledge of the experts & presenters at the show are just outstanding. Hearing their stories of what works & what doesn't just makes me want to explore our great country towns all the more. Thank you for a fantastic 2013 show & can't wait for the 2014... PS I am more likely to purchase products at the show due to the hands on approach of retailers. Try before you buy is a stand out feature at the Show. Trish Drage
'I enjoyed the show more than I have ever before, the layout was fantastic and the bargains were amazing! I saved a lot of money. Looking forward to next year.' Amanda Southee
'I found the show very enjoyable. Plenty of knowledgeable people who were only to happy to spend time answering you're questions. Some good deals to be had so I'll need to save my pennies for next year. Ian James
'I was very impressed the way it was set up definitely one of the better shows i have been to.' Jason Thornton
1-5 June 2015
Paris Expo Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center
World Gas Conference
The World Gas Conference (WGC) is the largest global natural gas conference covering the full spectrum of the industry. WGC takes place once every three years and is presented by the International Gas Union (IGU).
WGCPARIS2015 will take place in Paris, France under the 2012 – 2015 IGU Presidency of the French. It is anticipated that WGCPARIS2015 will attract over 4,000 conference delegates, 500 speakers, thousands of exhibition trade visitors and over 350 exhibiting companies from over 80 countries.ETF’s involvement with WGC began with our appointment as Professional Exhibition Organiser for WGC2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Subsequently ETF were appointed for WGCPARIS2015 and WGC 2018 in Washington DC, USA. For more information on WGCPARIS2015 please contact Robby Clark at email@example.com
23-25 October, 2015
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens
Motorclassica has become Australasia’s premier event for the classic, vintage and veteran motoring movement, attracting the most beautiful and prestigious classic cars from collections around Australia and the World. Admired by more than 21,000 affluent and discerning enthusiasts, Motorclassica, held at the iconic Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, incorporates a number of events into one three-day celebration of classic motoring.
The team that produces Motorclassica won the best consumer show over 10,000m at the recent Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) awards for excellence.
‘I wanted to thank you for the professionalism and attention to detail that you and your team provided to assist us in staging our S-Class unveiling during the event. The readiness of you and your team to “make it happen’ is a very refreshing change from what we sometimes encounter. The Thursday evening cocktail event was extremely well received by the motoring and lifestyle journalists we invited along and they all had nothing but positive comments to make about the event and its “feel’.
Our senior management (including our Board) also enjoyed the event and commented that it was the perfect venue and event to unveil the S-Class. The Friday, Saturday and Sunday as you know our vehicle display was staffed by my team and our S-Class product team. Every single member of these teams spoke very highly of the event, the attendees , the displays, the quality of the event management. The event was a unique opportunity for us and also Motorclassica and it worked perfectly. We fielded many customer enquiries about the new S-Class and received genuine compliments on our choice of Motorclassica as the venue to unveil the new S-Class in Australia.
Motorclassica has indeed been a success for us as a brand building exercise for us and as a customer engagement event. I trust the vent has been a success from your perspective, it certainly was from ours. We look forward to working with you and your team again next year.’
David McCarthy, Senior Manager Corporate Communications | Mercedes-Benz Australia
11-12 July 2016 Peninsula - Central Pier, Docklands Melbourne
18-19 July 2016 Crystal Palace - Luna Park, Milsons Point Sydney
The Travel Industry Exhibition
Shaping the future of the travel industry through new business opportunities, education and networking
The Travel Industry Exhibition provides the unique opportunity for suppliers to come together and engage with travel consultants, product buyers, company directors and other travel professionals from across the country.
The event connects buyers and suppliers of travel products and services as well as provides a key forum to shape the future of the industry through networking and education.
Through interactive and informative sessions, the educational program reflects topics at the forefront of the industry, enabling travel professionals to develop their role and career.
The social networking events connect the industry and provides an opportunity for suppliers and buyers to establish new relationships and strengthen existing ones.
The AFTA Travel Accreditation Scheme (ATAS), Travel Daily Group and eHotelier are supporting the industry event and will help to bring the industry together under the one roof.
Travel suppliers are provided with the ultimate stage to showcase their products and services to the travel community. The event is attended by thousands of travel professionals and provides a unique opportunity to display products and services to the industry.
Travel professionals attending the event will experience the latest innovations in destinations, accommodation, air products, technology, cruising, tours, recruitment, industry organisations, in the ideal environment to meet key suppliers face to face.
"The Travel Industry Expo 2015 at Luna Park was a well organised and professionally delivered event.
It exceeded our expectations across the board and next year we'll be looking to take a larger stand."
- Nick Willoughby Director, Dorsal Media
The Travel Industry Exhibition - Where the Travel Industry Connects
07-10 March 2017
Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park
AUSPACK is Australia the largest and most prestigious exhibition on the processing and packaging calendar, bringing together thousands of leading professionals and key players in the global processing and packaging arena. The event is organised and delivered by Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF) and it is owned and presented by the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA).
AUSPACK 2015 celebrated its 30th anniversary and broke all records having the largest floor space of any exhibition in its history.
With 385 exhibiting companies, including 127 internationals, showcasing 1284 brands the event has seen over 7,000 packaging and processing industry professionals walk through its doors.
AUSPACK 2017 will take place at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park between 7-10 March 2017 and, once again, it promises to surpass all expectations.
"AUSPACK 2015 was rated by our CEO Mr Earle Roberts as the best we have attended ever. The factors influencing his very positive position are that the high numbers of visitors to the show but better still the calibre of the senior decision makers. Most of those we spoke to mainly gave a positive view of the Australian manufacturing sector for the future, which in term holds a positive future for equipment suppliers."
Exhibitor, Burt Beaumont, Sales Manager – Australia & New Zealand, Fibre King
"A great range of packaging and materials for our company to learn from and grow with. I keep coming back every time as we find it invaluable to stay up to date with the latest in packaging and meeting the companies that will help us get to where we want to be next."
Clive Kaicer, Director, Rawtanica
12-14 November 2015
Australian Construction Equipment Expo, Victoria
The Australian Construction Equipment EXPO (ACE EXPO) Victoria will be held between 12 -14 November 2015 and will transform Melbourne Showgrounds into the must see biennial event for the construction and contracting industry.
Showcasing products and services for the civil construction and earthmoving sector, ACE EXPO Victoria is the place to be. Graders, trucks, dozers, excavators, in fact, everything that digs, dumps, moves or lifts will be on display and those in the industry will benefit from the show specials, onsite demonstrations and free seminar sessions.
Featuring 100+ exhibits and over 225 brands on display, ACE EXPO Victoria is an absolute must for anyone looking to find products, services and construction equipment. Whether it is visiting the expo or participating in the educational program, ACE EXPO Victoria offers something for everyone.
“Whether it was just excellent timing or the stimulus that the industry needed, we have found that the quality of the visitors attending was very pleasing. There were many customers who we spoke to who were well into the buying cycle and the subsequent follow up has resulted in several sales. The VIP lunch was a great success with several high profile customers volunteering that they would probably not have attended had it not been for this event. Then having the opportunity to invite them on to our stand for 20 minutes achieved the result we had hoped… We had at least 2 customers whose post ACE purchase decision was aided by the opportunity to operate our machines in the demo area.”
Tim Greenham, State Sales Manager, Komatsu
1-2 June 2016
Australian Technology Park, Sydney
Australian Energy Storage Conference & Exhibition
Following a hugely successful 2015 event, the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition will return to the Australian Technology Park in Sydney on June 1-2, 2016. The Conference and Exhibition will continue to showcase the newest products, the most advanced companies and solutions, and the top manufacturers, suppliers, and installers in the rapidly growing energy storage industry in Australia.
The event will continue its close partnership with the Australian Energy Storage Alliance an independent and unbiased advocate and information hub, whose mission is to advance the role of safe, clean and cost-effective energy storage in Australia and New Zealand.
With an expanded floor space to include more exhibitors, a world class conference program, free to attend workshops and a bigger than ever Electric Vehicle & Charging Zone, the 2016 event it's shaping up to be the best one yet.
"As a startup developing a new software product for monitoring and control of solar and battery storage we were keen to find beta customers and partners. The AES 2015 was everything we hoped for...and more. We made CEO level contacts and have since secured some great opportunities."
Exhibitor, Andrew Mears, CEO, SwitchDin
"The event was extremely well attended by many in the industry. We got great value for our company. We will be back."
Visitor, Guy Stewart, Director, Rainbow Power Company
24 – 26 May 2016
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Irrigation Australia Exhibition
This major event sees the entire irrigation industry together at the largest event of its kind in the Asia Pacific region. The conference and exhibition brings together irrigators, suppliers, equipment manufacturers, researchers, water supply organisations, advisors, government officials and policy makers from across the rural and urban irrigation industries.
Our 2014 event closed its doors on 5th of June and since then has been described as “ the best irrigation event in years”. The partnership between Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF) and Irrigation Australia (IAL) brought together a diverse range of industry professionals to network, learn and do business. A total of 1,581 visitors were recorded at the show over the 2 days, representing 14 countries from around the world.
The team that produced the recent Irrigation Australia Exhibition has been presented with a highly commended award at the recent Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) award for excellence in the best trade show under 10,000m category.
'"From the start, ETF adopted a true partnership approach with IAL to build confidence and excitement in the exhibition, attract new exhibitors as well as retain many of our existing exhibitors, and to offer insightful feedback to IAL. ETF’s efforts in meeting with industry stakeholders, listening to their suggestions for improving the exhibition, and then acting on those suggestions, made ETF invaluable in linking IAL with the industry, and delivering an event that really reflected the needs of the irrigation industry."
Duane Findley, CEO Irrigation Australia
12 - 15 April 2016
Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre
Liquefied Natural Gas International Conference & Exhibition
The International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG X series) began in 1968 and is now unquestionably the major international event for the Liquefied Natural Gas Industry. Held every three years, the Event alternates between LNG buyer and seller nations.
Perth, capital of Australia’s largest state, Western Australia, will host the 18th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas from 12 - 15 April 2016. Through the Australian Gas Industry Trust (AGIT), Australia’s charter member of the International Gas Union (IGU), Australia is delighted to be the host country for the event.
ETF’s involvement with Event began when we were appointed to run LNG 12 in Perth Western Australia in 1998 and has continued with our organisation and management of LNG 13 (Seoul, South Korea), LNG 14 (Doha, Qatar), LNG 15 (Barcelona, Spain), LNG 16 (Oran, Algeria) and LNG 17 (Houston, USA). Following LNG 18 (Perth, Australia) ETF has also been appointed for LNG 19 which will be held in China in 2019.For more information on LNG 18 Perth please contact Robby Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org
From Australia to Algeria, South Korea to Spain, ETF brings more than thirty years experience across five continents working with associations to create and grow their exhibitions and events. ETF understands how a well designed trade exhibition can contribute to the industry, financial, education, networking and membership objectives of an association and we bring a culture of working with associations to achieve their objectives.