2018 Event Report
23rd – 25th August 2019 | Rockhampton Showgrounds, Queensland.
The 2019 Rockhampton Expo (Incorporating Rockhampton Home Show and Caravan, Camping, 4×4 and Fishing Expo) is the regions largest and most successful event of its kind. This event continues to grow every year, with an estimated 180 local and regional businesses that will be on display in 2019. This event will feature products and services for our homes, lifestyle and outdoor living including Awnings, Bedding, Builders, Electrical, Finance, Garden, Guttering, Health, Hardware, Homewares, Pools, Spas, Sheds, Solar, Tanks, Tools and much more. The Caravan, Camping, 4×4 and Fishing Expo has grown to the largest ever to be held in the Rockhampton region. Visitors can expect to see the latest Caravans, Camper Trailers, Vehicles, 4×4’s, fishing, Camping Gear and Accessories, all in the one location.
2018 EVENT STATISTICS
Statistic data received from polled 2018 exhibitors and visitors who subscribed to the event newsletter.
SQ/M OF DISPLAYS
EVENT GUIDE PUBLICATION
EVENT GUIDES PRINTED
Australian Events produced 20,090 full-colour Event Directories, which were inserted into the Morning Bulletin and distributed throughout the Rockhampton Region prior to the event. More copies were handed out to attendees at the entrance to the event.
Exhibitor Survey Results
Is this event important to the promotion of your business?
- Yes 97% 97%
How happy are you with the sales and leads you received from this event?
- Good – Excellent 80% 80%
How would you rate the promotion of this event?
- Good – Excellent 85% 85%
How successful was the event for your company?
- Successful – Very Successful 74% 74%
This years Rockhampton Expo 2018 was very good for our business and in conjunction with the advertising has helped to promote our business and increase our client base. We were extremely happy with the outcome.Karen
The show was another success, friendly customers and we managed to get a few good leads. The atmosphere between the other stall holders were good as well with a friendly chat here and there.Angelique
The Rocky Expo was a great opportunity for Paint Place to show our customers what we can do for them in relation to painting and maintaining there caravans, motor homes and boats. Great event.Brett
This is a great opportunity for us the get our Brand recognised in the Community. It is good to get out and meet people from the wider community that come to Rocky for this event.Lynda
The staff really enjoyed working the Rockhampton Expo. It was good to see so many locals attend and be able to touch base with them in one place.Tony
Another successful show. We rely so much on the success of the event and Australian events never let us down. We received numerous leads now the work begins. Very very successful event and we will be back.Jeff
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Visitor Survey Results
How would you rate this year’s event?
- Good – Excellent 69% 69%
Did make any purchases at this event?
- Yes 55% 55%
Do you intend to make a purchase at a later date from an exhibitor you saw at this event?
- Yes 50% 50%
Are you likely to attend the event next year?
- Yes 77% 77%
Main Products of Interest
- Camping Equipment & Accessories 48% 48%
- Caravans 36% 36%
- Accessories & Parts 33% 33%
- Camper Trailers 33% 33%
- Auto Accessories & Parts 31% 31%
- BBQ’s & Firepits 23% 23%
- Fishing 23% 23%
- Boats & Marine 23% 23%
- Outdoor Living 20% 20%
- Motorhomes & Campervans 16% 16%
- Vechicles, Utes & 4×4’s 16% 16%
- Solar Energy & Heating 15% 15%
- Tourism & Holiday Destinations 15% 15%
- Trailers & Towing Equipment 13% 13%
- Adventure & Sporting Equipement 12% 12%
- Other 3% 3%
We had a fantastic time and we bought a pool.Vickie
Great display of caravans of all sizes and prices.Martin
Awesome range of displays.Adam
As a first timer I quite enjoyed it. Shows were timed well and didn’t overlap from my understanding. Vendors were helpful and not pushy.Susan
Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Purchased a hybrid camper which we had our eyes on for some time & also enjoyed the presentation by Kingbrown.Gary
Yes had a great time, great to see the wide range of caravan manufacturers in the one location.Paul
We enjoyed looking at all the different option with campervans and caravans.Tania
VISITOR EMAIL NEWSLETTER
EMAILS SENT OUT TO SUBSCRIBERS
Our popular Email Newsletter Club consists of patrons who have joined to receive information about the event. Featured exhibitors, list of exhibitors, entertainment, competitions and prizes were continually promoted within these emails sent out daily and weekly leading up to the event.