9 Reasons Why to Book Your Stand
The Best Venue
The Melbourne Showgrounds has hosted the national 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo for eight years and has proven the ideal venue for an event that captures the best of indoor and outdoor exhibiting opportunities. With a footprint consisting of three large indoor halls, ample outdoor exhibition spaces and the main showring, there is no venue in Melbourne quite like it.
Only 7kms from Melbourne CBD, and 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Showgrounds is conveniently located and easily accessible for exhibitors, staff and attendees, making it an exciting alternative and preferred choice for event organisers looking for event space within the metropolitan area. In addition to car parking on site for up to 2,000 vehicles, Melbourne Showgrounds is also well serviced by public transport, including trams, buses and trains.
The Best Promotional Campaign
Our visitor advertising consists of a broad but targeted campaign across multiple media channels including mainstream (tv, radio, press) and digital, with an annual spend in excess of $500,000. With a strong database and an engaged following on social media, our business is to bring you business, and we take this very seriously. Know that your investment is sound in one of Australia’s leading and longest running events and its organiser, ETF, with over 35 years of continuous operation both domestically and internationally.
The Best Information and Entertainment
Our audience will be amazed by our full program of stunts and entertainment in the Action Arena, training and education on the 4WD Proving Ground and our three stages located around the show footprint which include the Campfire Cooking Corner, Fishing Stage and the popular Waeco CFX Outback Stage.
The Best Access
Tram stops run directly to the front of the Melbourne Showgrounds along with several bus stops. Trains run regularly to the Melbourne Showgrounds station on Saturday and Sunday during events.
The Best Parking
The show will provide public parking and exhibitor parking spaces onsite and at Flemington Racecourse with a free shuttle buses service running throughout the weekend.
The Best Track Record
We are well established and recognised amongst Melbournians having run for over two decades.
The Best Ambassadors
Our show has exclusive celebrities and adventurers like John ‘Roothy’ Rooth, Paul Worsteling from IFish, Jase Andrews of All 4 Adventure and Peter Everitt of The Great Australian Doorstep.
The Biggest Audience
We have attracted over 200 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors on average for the past 5 years.
The Most Experienced Team
The National 4x4 Outdoors Show team are noted amongst the best in the exhibition industry, and the recipients of several industry awards including Best Show Team (2016 and Best Consumer Show over 10,000sqm (2014), awarded by the Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia.