Brisbane Truck Show takes home coveted Australian Event Awards
The Brisbane Truck Present has taken out two main nationwide occasion awards, being named Australia’s Greatest Company Occasion and Greatest Exhibition, Commerce or Client Present for this 12 months’s occasion
HVIA Chief Government Todd Hacking and Occasions Coordinator Teagan Hadley with the 2 awards!
Winners of the Australian Occasion Awards have been introduced at a ceremony at Optus Stadium in Perth final evening with entries judged on all facets of occasion administration together with greatest follow, innovation, advertising and marketing, stakeholder engagement and administration, sustainability and occasion legacy.
Heavy Car Business Australia (HVIA) Chief Government Todd Hacking mentioned the calibre of award finalists and different class winners highlighted the size of the achievement.
“To have the present acknowledged alongside such a spread of phenomenal nationwide occasions is a good honour that ought to be celebrated by the complete heavy automobile trade,” Mr Hacking mentioned.
“I wish to publicly thank our members and exhibitors for supporting the present because it continues to evolve and develop.
“The Brisbane Truck Present is your present,” he mentioned. “It’s owned by trade for the advantage of trade, with each cent reinvested within the trade affiliation’s work program.”
“I additionally wish to acknowledge our sponsors, notably BP Australia, Bauer Dealer Media and NTI; our venue accomplice the Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre and our many present companions who come collectively to assist us ship the present.
Mr Hacking mentioned the 2019 Brisbane Truck Present featured a variety of thrilling new initiatives, with out compromising the normal parts of the occasion.
“By new partnerships with the Queensland Authorities and Metropolis of Brisbane, we prolonged the present by an umbrella tag of Australian Heavy Car Business Week.
“With so many exhibitors already holding dinners, drive days, manufacturing unit excursions and different activations across the metropolis, this was a fantastic alternative to assist them leverage these investments,” Mr Hacking mentioned.
“It allowed us to implement a Jobs Hub, have interaction with Ministers, host the Executives Membership, rent out Mt Cotton, add the KPMG Insights Centre, hyperlink in with NatRoad’s nationwide convention and give attention to innovation and expertise.”
Mr Hacking mentioned the collaborations with Tourism and Occasions Queensland, Brisbane Advertising and marketing and South Financial institution Parklands enabled the truck present to increase past the partitions of the conference centre.
“It led to the creation of the South Financial institution Roadhouse, together with the closure of Little Stanley Avenue for a significant truck and trailer show, and was complemented by superb CBD activations in Queen Avenue Mall and Reddacliff Place.”
Occasion Supervisor Noelene Bradley says the present fulfilled its key goal because the Southern Hemisphere’s largest automotive enterprise occasion.
“The halls have been busy and, most significantly, exhibitors have been assembly with the folks they wanted to, reporting robust enterprise on the stands,” Ms Bradley mentioned.
“Guests have been greeted by a complete array of vans, trailers, elements, expertise and tools introduced in inspiring shows, all contributing to ship a world-class occasion.”
HVIA President John Drake says the Board are extraordinarily happy with the results of the 2019 Brisbane Truck Present.
“It does dominate the affiliation’s consideration all year long however to be there and to community and listen to the excitement that was on the primary flooring throughout the present makes all of it price it,” Mr Drake mentioned.
“Not solely was the present’s attendance up 10% to 37,000 guests, the response to new improvements was all actually constructive.
“To suppose the HVIA crew are capable of pull off such a tremendous present time after time is a credit score to them,” he added.
“It’s nice information that the present has been acknowledged by the Australian Occasion Awards and we’re already in discussions to make sure the 2021 version is even higher.”
The Brisbane Truck Present will return to the Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th Could 2021.
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