By Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia , 31 July, 2017

Members of the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) are gearing up for a busy few months, with close to 70 exhibitions and events being held across the country in August and September.

The EEAA’s Calendar of Trade and Consumer Exhibitions and Events shows a number of events will be held in the home, leisure & lifestyle sector, in particular, outdoor sports – making this a prime season for recreational outdoor enthusiasts.

The Sydney International Boat Show will make its return to Darling Harbour this week. The event will see key EEAA Members; Boating Industry Association, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), AsiaEvents Exsic and Harry the Hirer come together to host the largest recreational marine event in the southern hemisphere.

EEAA Chief Executive, Joyce DiMascio, was pleased to see the inclusion of the Australia International Dive Expo which will enhance the experience for all involved when the show makes its return to Darling Harbour.

“The synergy between these two shows is a perfect example of the innovation within the events industry.” she said.

“It is encouraging to see organisers working together and keeping their events fresh and engaging. This will no doubt create the potential for more visitors to attend the event.”

Other industry categories featuring in the August/September event line-up include; gaming, food, AV and waste management. Oz Comic-Con will also be returning to both Brisbane and Sydney late September. Calendar Highlights include:


  • Sydney International Boat Show, International Convention Centre Sydney (3-7 August)
  • Australia International Dive Expo, International Convention Centre Sydney (3-7 August)
  • Australasian Gaming Expo, International Convention Centre Sydney (15-17 August) – Award finalist
  • Australian Triathlon, Endurance & Cycling Show, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park (9-10 September)
  • Fine Food Australia, International Convention Centre Sydney (11-14 September) – EEAA Award winner


  • Queensland Outdoor Adventure and Motoring Expo, Toowoomba Showgrounds (4-6 August)
  • 2017 Wide Bay & Fraser Coast Home Show & Caravan, Camping, 4×4 & Fishing Expo, Maryborough Showgrounds (18-20 August)
  • Brisbane Boat Show, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (25-27 August)
  • Townsville Expo, Reid Park, Townsville (8-10 September)


  • Reed Gift Fairs, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (5-9 August)
  • Australian Gift & Homewares Association Melbourne Gift Fair, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (5-9 August)
  • AWRE: Australian Waste and Recycling, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (23-24 August)
  • Integrate, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (29-31 August) – EEAA Award finalist
  • National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, Melbourne Showgrounds (18-20 August) – EEAA Award winner


  • ADIA Western Australia Dental Show, Mercure Hotel Perth City (11-12 August)
  • The Perth Home Show, Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre (11-13 August)
  • Pregnancy, Babies & Children’s Expo, Claremont Showgrounds Exhibition Centre (11-13 August)


  • Whiskies & Spirits Conference Asia Pacific, Adelaide Convention Centre (3-5 August)
  • RSL & Service Clubs Annual Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre (10-13 September)
  • South Australia Dental Show, Adelaide Convention Centre (15-16 September)


  • NT Resources Week, Darwin Convention Centre (16-17 August)
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin Convention Centre (4-6 September)
  • ACAL National Conference, Darwin Convention Centre (13-14 September)

The full event line up is listed in the Association’s 2017 Calendar of Trade and Consumer Exhibition and Events which can be accessed online here.


3-7 AugustAustralia International Dive Expoaustraliadiveexpo.comAsia Events ExsicInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTrade & ConsumerOtherOrganiser
3-6 AugustLife InStyle ExhibitionsRoyal Exhibition BuildingVICOtherOtherOrganiser
3-7 AugustSydney International Boat Industry AssociationInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWConsumerBusiness services and retailAssociation
3-5 AugustWhiskies & Spirits Conference Asia Pacific 2017whiskiesandspiritsconfere
Paragraph PublishingAdelaide Convention CentreSAConsumerTravel and hospitalityVenue
4-6 August2017 Queensland Outdoor Adventure and Motoring Expo and Queensland Hunting EventsToowoomba ShowgroundsQLDConsumerHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
5-9 AugustAustralian Gift & Homewares Association Melbourne Gift Fair Gift & Homewares AssociationMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICOtherOtherAssociation
5-9 AugustReed Gift Fairs – Melbourne August ExhibitionsMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICOtherOtherOrganiser
6-11 August34th International Conference on Machine Learning2017.icml.ccInternational Machine Learning SocietyInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeManufacturingVenue
6-7 AugustDog Lovers Show Management InternationalRoyal Hall of Industries & Hordern PavilionNSWConsumerOtherOrganiser
11-12 August2017 ADIA Western Australia Dental
Australian Dental Industry AssociationMercure Hotel Perth CityWAOtherOtherAssociation
11-13 AugustPregnancy, Babies & Children’s Babies & Children’s ExpoClaremont Showground Exhibition CentreWAConsumerOtherOrganiser
11-13 AugustThe Home Show – and Events AustraliaPerth Convention & Exhibition CentreWAConsumerHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
15-17 AugustAustralasian Gaming Expo 2017austgamingexpo.comGaming Technologies AssociationInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeBusiness services and retailAssociation
15-17 AugustGeneral Practice and Training Education Conferences & EventsInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeHealth and wellbeingVenue
16-17 AugustNT Resources Week AustraliaDarwin Convention CentreNTTradeEnergy and ResourcesOrganiser
17-20 AugustThe Home Show – and Events AustraliaMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICConsumerHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
18-20 August2017 Wide Bay & Fraser Coast Home Show & Caravan, Camping, 4×4 & Fishing EventsMaryborough ShowgroundsQLDConsumerHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
18-20 AugustNational 4×4 & Outdoors Show and Trade FairsMelbourne ShowgroundsVICOtherHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
20-24 AugustInternational Public Works Conference
All Occasions GroupPerth Convention and Exhibition CentreWATradeOtherVenue
20 AugustSydney’s Annual Wedding Expo Expos AustraliaSydney ShowgroundNSWConsumerOtherVenue
21-24 AugustConvenience and Impulse Convention Expo MediaInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeBusiness services and retailVenue
24-26 AugustACAud National Congress College of AudiologyAdelaide Convention CentreSATradeHealth and wellbeingVenue
23-24 AugustAWRE: Australasian Waste & CommunicationsMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICTradeEnvironmental protectionOrganiser
25-27 August2017 Rockhampton Home Show & Caravan, Camping, 4×4 & Fishing Exporockhamptonhomeshow.
Australian EventsRockhampton ShowgroundsQLDConsumerHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
25-27 AugustBrisbane Boat
Boating Industry AssociationBrisbane Convention and Exhibition CentreQLDConsumerBusiness services and retailAssociation
26-27 AugustBeauty Expo Australia ExhibitionsInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeHealth and wellbeingOrganiser
26-27 AugustFranchising and Business Opportunities Expo – EventsMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICConsumerBusiness services and retailOrganiser
26-27 AugustProperty & Investing EventsMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICTradeHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
26-27 AugustSSAA SHOT Expo Brisbane GroupRoyal International Convention CentreQLDOtherOtherOrganiser
27-29 AugustSpring Gift ExhibitionsASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, AucklandNZTradeBusiness services and retailOrganiser
29-31 AugustAsia-Pacific’s International Mining ExhibitionsSydney ShowgroundNSWTradeBusiness services and retailOrganiser
29-31 AugustIntegrateintegrate-expo.comDiversified CommunicationsMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICTradeScience, technology and researchOrganiser
29-31 AugustMining & Engineering NSW (M&E NSW) ExhibitionsTBC, SydneyNSWOtherOtherOrganiser
30 August – 1 September2017 Neurosurgical Society of Australasia Annual Scientific Society of AustralasiaAdelaide Convention CentreSATradeHealth and wellbeingVenue
1-3 SeptemberGeneral Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) – ExhibitionsBrisbane Convention and Exhibition CentreQLDTradeOtherOrganiser
2-9 September18th Annual Conference IAMG 2017iamg2017.comArinexEsplanade Hotel FremantleWAOtherOtherOrganiser
4-6 SeptemberAFAC17 Business EventsInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeHealth and wellbeingVenue
4-6 SeptemberAustralian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Annual Scientific Meeting and New Zealand Society of NephrologyDarwin Convention CentreNTTradeHealth and wellbeingVenue
5-6 SeptemberSafety in Action AustraliaMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICTradeSafety and SecurityOrganiser
6-10 SeptemberAuckland Home and Events AustraliaABS ShowgroundsNZConsumerHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
7-9 SeptemberAsia Pacific Autism Conference ExhibitionInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeHealth and wellbeingVenue
8-10 September2017 Townsville EventsReid Park, TownsvilleQLDConsumerHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
8-10 SeptemberThe Home Show – and Events AustraliaBrisbane Convention and Exhibition CentreQLDConsumerHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
9 September6th Australian National Hindu Hindu Parishad of AustraliaAdelaide Convention CentreSAConsumerOtherVenue
9-10 SeptemberAustralian Triathlon, Endurance & Cycling (ATEC) AustraliaRoyal Hall of Industries, Moore ParkNSWConsumerHealth and wellbeingOrganiser
10-13 SeptemberRSL & Service Clubs Annual & Services Club AssociationAdelaide Convention CentreSATradeOtherVenue
11-14 SeptemberAged & Community Services Australia National Summitasca.asn.auAged & Community Services AustraliaCairns Convention CentreQLDTradeHealth and wellbeingVenue
11-14 SeptemberFine Food CommunicationsInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeTravel and hospitalityOrganiser
11 SeptemberRSL & Services Clubs Annual Conference & Services Club AssociationAdelaide Convention CentreSATradeOtherVenue
13-14 September2017 ACAL National Council for Adult LiteracyDarwin Convention CentreNTTradeOtherVenue
13-14 SeptemberAsia Pacific Fuel Industry Forum 2017apfiforum.comAsia Pacific Fuel IndustryMelbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreVICTradeEnergy and ResourcesVenue
15-16 September2017 South Australia Dental
Australian Dental Industry AssociationAdelaide Convention CentreSAOtherOtherAssociation
16 SeptemberThe General Practice Education Day Seminar and Exhibition Convention CentreSATradeHealth and wellbeingVenue
17-21 September2017 International Women & Law Enforcement Association of Women Police and Australasian Council of Women and PolicingCairns Convention CentreQLDTradeOtherVenue
18-19 SeptemberSA Financial Counsellors Association (SAFCA) State Congress Australian Financial Counsellors AssociationAdelaide Convention CentreSATradeBusiness services and retailVenue
18-20 SeptemberEEAA Global Industry Summit and Gold and Platinum Partners Event and Event Association of AustralasiaSydneyNSWTradeOtherEEAA
19-21 September10th World Chambers Congressworldchamberscongress.
Sydney Business ChamberInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeOtherVenue
20-22 SeptemberEngineers Australia Project Control AustraliaInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeDesign and constructionVenue
21-22 MarchAccounting Business Expo
National MediaInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeBusiness services and retailOrganiser
22-24 September2017 Cleveland Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4×4 EventsCleveland ShowgroundsQLDOtherHome, leisure and lifestyleOrganiser
23-24 SeptemberOz Comic-Con Brisbaneozcomiccon.comReedPOPBrisbane Convention and Exhibition CentreQLDConsumerOtherOrganiser
25-27 SeptemberAssociation of School Business Administrators 2017asba.asn.auThe Association of School Business AdministratorsInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWTradeBusiness services and retailVenue
30 September – 1 OctoberOz Comic-Con Sydneyozcomiccon.comReedPOPInternational Convention Centre SydneyNSWConsumerOtherOrganiser