Video highlights – 2017 Brisbane Truck Show

Until the Brisbane Truck Show returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 May 2019, here’s some highlights from the 2017 50th Anniversary show to whet your appetite.

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2017 Show photo gallery

Relive your visit to the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show. Hundreds of great photos are featured in the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show photo galleries. Visit the galleries to see the crowds visiting all corners of the show, innovative exhibitor displays, the official opening, the National Apprentice Challenge, the Brisbane Truck Show Awards event and winners and much more.

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2019 Brisbane Truck Show dates announced

While the dust is still settling on the 50th Anniversary Brisbane Truck Show; and while exhibitors are getting on with fulfilling orders and new leads are followed up, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) has confirmed the next show is locked in.

HVIA Chief Executive, Brett Wright today announced that the Brisbane Truck Show will return the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 May 2019.

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Eastern Region takes out 2017 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge

The honours go to the Eastern Region team who took out the 2017 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge finals at the Brisbane Truck Show today.

Angus Thomson, a fourth-year apprentice from Volvo Brisbane South and Drew Charlesworth-Smith, a fourth-year apprentice from Westco Truck Sales, Rockhampton, kept the Southern and North-Western Region teams at bay.

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Innovation showcased as Brisbane Truck Show Awards winners announced

“One thing is very clear; innovation is alive and well in the heavy vehicle industry,” HVIA Chief Executive Brett Wright said last night following the presentation of the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show Awards. For the last few weeks a panel of judges, comprising some of the trucking industry’s most respected journalists, across seven publishers, has been deliberating over entries, representing over one hundred nominations across all categories.

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Show Awards finalists announced

For the last few weeks a panel of judges, comprising some of the trucking industry’s most respected journalists, has been deliberating over more than one hundred Brisbane Truck Show Awards nominations across all categories.
They were impressed by what they saw: “The most significant heavy truck development in the Australian transport industry in the past decade.”

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Good reasons to buy your tickets now

It’s almost show time! The Brisbane Truck Show runs from 25-28 May. That means it’s time to get your tickets. Why now? Here’s three good reasons for starters: avoid the queue; save money; go into the draw to win fantastic travel bags from Truckie Gear. Here’s the link: Buy tickets now  

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Check out What’s On

There is so much to see and do, make sure you allow yourself plenty of time. Check out the What’s On page for a bit more detail but here are some of the highlights:

– NHVR Kids Corner
– 50th anniversary at the Official Opening Breakfast
– Brisbane Truck Show Awards Presentation Night
– Heavy Vehicle Industry Innovation Centre
– 50th Anniversary Display
– Industry Careers Hub
– 2017 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge
– Plaza Terrace BBQ Bar
– Piano Bar

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Win a fantastic travel bag from Truckie Gear

Three ways to win yourself a fantastic travel bag from Truckie Gear:
– “Like” the Brisbane Truck Show Facebook page, or
– “Share” the competition Facebook posts (or Tag 2 friends in the comments), or
– buy your tickets online
We’ll draw three winners at the end of each week right up to the show and announce them on the Brisbane Truck Show Facebook page.

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Who Comes and Why?

Amongst the tens of thousands of attendees at every Brisbane Truck Show are diverse groups whose motivation for making the trek to Brisbane differs substantially.
That is, of course, unless they are from Brisbane already. And that is exactly the point. HVIA has always commissioned an on-site survey to develop an effective snapshot of the demographics, experiences and interests of visitors, informing constant improvement of the event.

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