- 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
14-16 May 2015
Eagle Farm, Brisbane
Australian Construction Equipment Expo, Queensland
At ACE Expo Queensland 2015, attendees can see and compare the latest equipment and explore the newest products and innovations in the industry. The broad spectrum of equipment available is the ultimate in competitive comparisons. ACE places a strong focus on safety training, apprenticeships and recruitment and invites industry experts in these fields to both exhibit and attend.
'The good quality of visitors on the Expo floor and the number of quotes acquired over the three Expo days has certainly made our trek over to Brisbane worthwhile. We had great feedback from visitors to our stand regarding what we had on display. The AMS 15,000 litre Water Truck that we transported all the way from Perth and valued at $260,000, garnered lots of interest that resulted in a sale during the three day Expo as well as many more enquiries. We were highly proactive, always approachable, and took a lot of care with every
enquiry. I am positive that this helped us drive business and I’m extremely proud of my team that delivered this great result.'
Barry Cook, Business Development Manager, Action Mining Services
'I was quite impressed with the number of good quality leads we received over the three days. We had contractors from the right industries show real genuine interest in our products. I think it was important to our successful participation to showcase our latest machinery; visitors were interested in our new hybrid excavator and the PW98 wheeled excavator; they certainly were the highlight to our stand.'
Chris Moroz, South Queensland Sales Manager, Komatsu Australia
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
16-17 July 2015
Luna Park, Sydney
The Travel Industry Exhibition
A new B2B trade show exclusively for the Australian travel industry. The show provides the perfect opportunity for suppliers to connect with agents and other travel professionals from across the country. A huge range of exhibitors are taking part and the event will provide a key forum for education and networking.
The show is supported by Travel Daily, Travel Monitor and event partner, Luna Park.
'The Travel Industry Exhibition is a great, neutral exhibition where suppliers can meet and talk to agents from all brands openly. Agents need to know all the options in the market to remain truly professional in their advice to customers. We had terrific response to our stand last year with agents genuinely interested in the Expedia TAAP and how we can help their business. Many of those agents are now regular TAAP users or have increased their throughput because they know that when they use Expedia TAAP, it keeps their customers coming back.' Stuart Udy, Expedia TAAP
'It is important for Executive Air to be at The Travel Industry Exhibition as it provides us with the perfect opportunity to not only showcase our latest boutique air tours, but also to meet those key industry people that are just as excited as we are about our products. Without those people, we have no business- it’s that simple.' Nick Tratsellas, Executive Air
24-27 March 2015
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
AUSPACK is the Australian Premier Exhibition for Processing and Packaging Machinery, Materials and Allied Industries. Organised and delivered by Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF), owned and presented by the APPMA, this event celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2015.
AUSPACK 2013 brought together more than 260 exhibitors including 62 international exhibitors that featured more than 1,100 brands on display. The event has seen over 6,000 packaging and processing industry professionals walk through its doors.
We warmly welcome you to participate in the 2015 AUSPACK event, which is already lining up to be our biggest event yet.
12-14 November 2015
Australian Construction Equipment Expo, Victoria
At ACE Expo Victoria 2015, attendees can see and compare the latest equipment and explore the newest products and innovations in the industry. The broad spectrum of equipment available is the ultimate in competitive comparisons. ACE places a strong focus on safety training, apprenticeships and recruitment and invites industry experts in these fields to both exhibit and attend.
3-4 June 2015
Australian Technology Park, Sydney
Australian Energy Storage Conference & Exhibition
Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition will take place on 3-4 June 2015 at the Australian Technology Park.
The event is in association with California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA), a leading industry association committed to advancing the role of energy storage through policy, education and research.
Following on from the successful 2014 event in Melbourne, Australian Energy Storage Exhibition will continue to focus on the latest state-of-the-art energy storage technologies, but also expand to incorporate ‘Lighting & Building Automation’ and ‘Emergent Business Technologies’ zones to offer trade visitors the most comprehensive energy solutions for their businesses.
Complementing the exhibition will be the Australian Energy Storage Conference, featuring over 40 speakers. The conference program will address how energy storage is shaping our world, at the grid and off-grid levels, for our transport infrastructure and in our homes and commercial buildings.
April 9 - 11, 2014
Construction and Mining Expo (CME)
The Construction Mining Expo, first staged in 2006, is the largest construction and mining equipment show in Western Australia. Held every two years, CME is an industry show, for industry run by industry.
Exhibitions & Trade Fairs (ETF) is proud to be working in partnership with CMEIG WA to bring you the latest in construction & mining.
Last event was held in 2014 and attracted over 1,600 quality buyers from the industry. Please revisit soon for details on 2016 CME.
'We received more leads then we expected... consistent traffic, very pleased with the result. Also amazing staff that were running the event!'
'An opportunity to network with other exhibitors and generate wholesale sales.'
23 – 27 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.