The 2017 Mackay Home Show and Caravan Camping Expo took place on the 22-24 May 2017 at the Mackay Showgrounds.
All we can say is “What an Event!“. We experienced a lot of rain during exhibitor set up and the first day of the event (Friday) which made for a very wet and muddy start to the event. However, with a bit of luck, the rain stopped Saturday morning just in time for gates to open on Day 2! Once the clouds had cleared, the crowds came pouring through the gates, making Day 2 (Saturday) the BEST Saturday visitor attendance on record for this event. Overall we saw 12,241 visitors through the gates.
The Showgrounds held up rather well considering the huge rainfall experienced in May, however, improvement needs to be made. We will be working closely with the Mackay Showgrounds in the next year to better improve drainage and parking.
We would like to say a special thank you to our prize sponsor Stone Tops Mackay, who provided the $5,000 Stone Benchtop Package and congratulations to the lucky prize winner, Tracy and Scott from Glenella. Thank you to everyone who entered into this great competition!
Finally, would like to say a special thank you to our exhibitors and visitors. We hope you all enjoyed the event ! Stay tuned for 2018 dates!!
2017 EVENT STATISTICS
Event Guides Printed
of Exhibitors rated this event as important to the promotion of their business.
of exhibitors rated the sales and leads to be Good – Excellent.
of exhibitors are likely to exhibit in 2018.
Australian Events put on a great show with a diverse range of exhibitors.
A very successful Home show and caravan show. All staff just so helpful. The advertising in the event guide, sent out pre-show, works to create good sales at the event.
As usual, Australian Events (Mackay Homeshow) was a huge success for our business. The weather started out very ordinary but had cleared by Saturday and Sunday allowing the patrons to come in their droves. A job WELL DONE Australian Events. See you in Rocky!!
of visitors are likely to attend the Event again next year
of visitors rated the Event as Good – Excellent
of visitors made a purchase at the Event
of visitors intend to make a purchase at a later date from an exhibitor they saw at the Event
Main Products of Interest
Data provided by polled patrons at the 2017 Mackay Home Show and Caravan, Camping Expo.
- Camping Equipment and Accessories 67%
- Caravans 53%
- Auto and 4×4 Accessories 35%
- Boats and Fishing Accessories 35%
- Camper Trailers 31%
- Vehicles, Utes and 4×4’s 27%
- Motorhomes and Campervans 20%
- Electronics and Communications 18%
- Solar Energy and Heating 16%
- Bathrooms and Plumbing 12%
- Awnings and Blinds 12%
- Homewares 12%
- Pools, Spas and Accessories 12%
- Renovations and Accessories 12%
- Tourism and Holiday Destinations 12%
- Flooring and Carpet 10%
- Builders and Contractors 8%
- Garages, Patios and Sheds 8%
- Gardening and Landscaping 8%
- Health and Lifestyle Products 8%
- Roofing and Guttering 8%
- Security and Screens 8%
- Beds and Bedding Acessories 6%
- Furniture – Indoor and Outdoor 6%
- Airconditioning 4%
- Insurance and Financial Services 4%
- Other 4%
We enjoyed all the displays even though the ground was wet and muddy. We left buying our dream caravan.Sandra
Great event will go again next year.May
Great event, plenty of vendors. Very well organised.Darcy
Although it was very muddy, we came prepared for that. We went to look and compare but we ended up purchasing a caravan. Would recommend to others to visit the expo. Very happy with our experience.Dallas
FULL EVENT REPORT COMING SOON
A comprehensive event report is currently being produced and will be available at a later date.
All data is provided by polled exhibitors and patrons at the 2017 Mackay Home Show and Caravan, Camping Expo.
2018 DATES TO BE RELEASED SHORTLY !