- 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.
19-21 August 2016
National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo, Melbourne
The action-packed outdoors haven for fishermen, boaties and outback tourers, the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, is returning to Melbourne Showgrounds, 19-21 August 2016. The must-attend event will bring tens-of-thousands of fishing, boating, camping, outdoors and 4x4 products from over 200 leading exhibitors and retailers, as well as renowned industry experts.
The 2015 event saw over 31,000 fishing, 4wding and outdoor enthusiasts attend the three day event in August. Visitors had access to over 200 exhibitors in a one-stop shop with their latest wares on display. A wide variety of outdoors products were showcased, from fishing, boating and marine to camping and four wheel driving – there was something for everyone at the Show!
All of the popular features will return with the Show again in 2016, and visitors won’t want to miss out on all of the excitement on the dedicated 4WD Proving Ground, Campfire Cooking Corner, Tackle World Fishing Stage, Outback Stage and the legendary Action Arena.
I just wanted to drop you a note congratulating you on running a very good event on the weekend. We were very happy with the quantity and quality of visitors that came through our stand over the few days... Again I just wanted to let you know we enjoyed being back at the show, and ... I am very comfortable in saying we’ll be back in full force next year.
Matthew Frost, National Sales & Marketing Manager, ARB
"I just wanted to pass on from the TJM team our congratulations on an awesome show. We generated a lot of sales interest and importantly a lot of quotes for the stores to follow up on. Most importantly we already have show attendees back in our stores to purchase from quotes generated from the show."
"Thank you to all of you team who accommodated our needs and also provided the result we all strived for, customers thru the stand. Again Well Done Team."
Jason Lock, Network Territory Manager, TJM
"First time attending the show and had a great time. The kids and I left the wife at home and travelled 4 hours to get there. It was well worth the trip. The kids loved the action arena and meeting Graham and Shauno. I loved looking through the accessories I was told not to buy before we left home (but I forgot about that). Well put together show and we'll laid out. Will definitely be back next time."
"I really enjoy the shows there are always plenty of new products and the businesses are always helpful and informative."
Mervyn Lewis, Melton
6-7 November 2016
Luna Park, Milsons Point 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
11-13 March 2016
National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo, Brisbane
For nearly two decades, the National 4x4 Outdoors Show has been Brisbane's leading event for the 4WD industry and fans of the great Australian outdoors. Get set as the 2016 show gears up to be the biggest and best yet, all your old favourites are back, including the WAECO Outback Stage, Action Arena, Eagers Holden Colorado Proving Ground, Fishing Stage and The Engel Australia Cooking Stage. Your favourite industry experts Roothy, Shaun and Graham from 4WD Action and Rick & Jamie from The Off Road Adventure Show will be on hand to give you the best advice for your 4x4, camping, fishing, boating and outdoor adventures.
"In a three day period we were
wrapped with the amount of people we were able to engage with and show off our
camper trailers - it was well worth the effort."
Darren Smart, Sales Manager,
Lifestyle Camper Trailers
I thought the show was
excellent. I didn't plan on going to any of the shows inside the event, but
really enjoyed the iFish show. I had a really good say and can't wait for the
I really found it great to
have all the experts in one place to gain the advice on what I am looking
at purchasing - A MUST DO FOR ALL OUTDOORS PEOPLE - A GREAT SHOW GUYS –
I loved being able to talk to
lots of different people about the same product that I was looking for. I
actually learnt quite a few things and changed my mind about what I was going
to buy because of the advice opinions of the sellers. I actually bought the
more expensive fridge because of the history of the product.
Great show all round. My seven
year old daughter and I particularly enjoyed the All 4 Adventure stand and
25-29 June 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
World Gas Conference
The World Gas Conference (WGC) is the largest global natural gas conference and exhibition covering the full spectrum of the industry. WGC takes place once every three years and is presented by the International Gas Union (IGU).
WGC Washington 2018 will take place in Washington DC, USA under the 2015 – 2018 IGU Presidency of the Americans. It is anticipated that WGC
2018 will be the largest, most timely and most significant global gas
conference and exhibition ever held – if you are involved in the gas industry,
it is a “must attend” event.
The exhibition at the world’s largest natural gas conference will occupy 40,000 square metres of dedicated exhibition space and attract more than 10,000 delegates and trade visitors from over 100 countries, 500 speakers and over 350 exhibiting companies.
Exhibitors cover the entire spectrum – Upstream, Midstream and Downstream – ranging from producers, through EPCs and contractors to specialist products and services.
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 WGC Washington 2018 please contact Paul Douglass at firstname.lastname@example.org
21-23 October, 2016
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.
In 2014, 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.
"We find it a pleasure to be part of the Motorclassica show. The exposure we receive is excellent and the Motorclassica staff are just fantastic and make the planning and set up so easy. Many thanks as always."
Jonathan Munn, Classic Style Australia
"I believe that Motorclassica is the best Classic Car event in this country - by a long mile... my congratulations to the team for continuing to organise such a wonderful event that can hold its head high on a world stage."
Dave Hill, NSW
"I have attended every event. I thought this year the quality of the Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles presented exceeded previous years. Overall, I feel this was the best event so far. Outstanding, Congratulations."
Barry Hildebrand, VIC
"It is perfect, I enjoy the fact that it is all class (show, venue and food)."
Justin Offerman, VIC
"Our first trip to Motorclassica all the way from Perth, Western Australia. Fantastic show and incredible venue. This is now a must attend event for us each year to showcase what we can do as a small family owned restoration shop."
Brendan Anesbury, WA
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
2017 dates to be advised
2017 venue to be advised
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
11 - 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 Paul Douglass at email@example.com
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.