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.
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.
The ALL NEW Brisbane Truck Show Awards
The all new Brisbane Truck Show Awards celebrate our dynamic heavy vehicle industry by showcasing the last two year’s best design, engineering and manufacturing achievements, influenced by a culture of innovation and safety.
Judged by a cohort of the country’s leading transport and equipment journalists, the new Brisbane Truck Show Awards will highlight the industry’s latest product and service innovations.
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What’s on display?
The 2017 Brisbane Truck Show creeps ever-closer, there tends to be a lot of conversation around the fuel pump, (or the water-cooler, depending on your particular office), about what new gear you can expect to see.
Naturally there’s an expectation that any new trucks you’ve read about will be there. Kenworth, for instance, dominated headlines pre-Christmas with the launch of the new T610. You’ll want to sit in the cab of course. So yep, tick that box.
National Apprentice Challenge entries open for Brisbane Truck Show
The 2017 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge is a “hands-on” competition staged live at the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show.
Teams of two heavy vehicle mechanical apprentices will represent each of HVIA’s three national regions, working simultaneously on identical trucks, generously supplied by Fuso Australia, to identify and rectify a series of programmed faults as the clock ticks.
Industry Careers Hub
Adjacent to the Innovation Centre sits HVIA’s workforce development showcase, the Industry Careers Hub. At the 2015 Brisbane Truck Show, HVIA sponsored and coordinated over 700 students and 50 educational staff from 23 schools to visit the show.
Over 300 exhibitors and always something new
The 2017 Brisbane Truck Show will feature more trailers than ever before with expanded displays and new exhibitors from all over Australia confirmed.
Brisbane Truck Show Manager, Noelene Bradley said visitors will not be disappointed with the displays.
“The show is set to exceed expectations with bigger, better displays by leading truck and trailer manufacturers and more big announcements in the pipeline,” Ms Bradley said.
Bauer back to support 2017 Brisbane Truck Show
Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA), the owners and organisers of the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show are proud to announce the return of Bauer Trader Media as the exclusive event Media Partner. Bauer are publishers of many of Australia’s favourite automotive, transport and industry magazines, websites and digital newsletters including Australasian Transport News and its website fullyloaded.com.au, and Australia’s favourite truck-stop conversation starter, Owner Driver magazine.
Settled at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
The 2017 Brisbane Truck Show will the fourth to be held at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC). Last year Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA), owner and manager of the event, locked in the venue until at least 2021.
The show has certainly come a long way from its humble beginnings when twenty-one truck, trailer and component manufacturers and suppliers came together at Haulmark Trailers’ premises in Rocklea in 1968.
It has been another big year for the convention centre. BCEC was named ‘World’s Best Convention Centre’ at the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC) APEX Awards in Nantes, France in October 2016.