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Excitement mounts as organisers add extra sites

Posted by on 3:20 pm in 2014, Exhibitor, Hardstand, Latest News, Marina | 0 comments

Excitement mounts as organisers add extra sites

High demand for exhibitor space at this years Expo has prompted organisers to expand the event site – an indication this year’s showcase of “all things aquatic” will be the biggest and best yet. Event and Marketing Manager Emma Milne said more than 70% of available sites had already been allocated to a wide range of exhibitors for “Australia’s only working boat show” from 17-19 October. “The high demand for exhibitor space certainly confirms that the Expo has cemented itself as an important event for the marine industry not just locally, but...

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Learn about life beneath the water at Expo

Posted by on 4:31 pm in 2014, Event Program, Latest News | 0 comments

Learn about life beneath the water at Expo

Every angler has been there: your tackle box is full, anticipation is high. The tide change approaches and you sense your prey … hungry and hunting. You cast your lure with precision and you begin your retrieval with those spasmodic twitches you’ve perfected in your sleep. You cast again … retrieve … cast … retrieve. What happens next? Well, it depends heavily on your location, skill, expertise and, of course, your choice of lure. Fortunately, anglers of all abilities will have the chance to hone their knowledge of all things fishing during...

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60% of space already sold for this year’s Expo

Posted by on 12:34 pm in 2014, Exhibitor, Hardstand, Latest News, Marina | 0 comments

60% of space already sold for this year’s Expo

Exhibitor sites are filling fast – already more than 60% of available space has been secured for this years Expo held from October 17-19. Event and Marketing Manager Emma Milne said there had been a huge influx of registrations since exhibitor applications opened just over two months ago, confirming early indications that the 2014 Expo is shaping up as the most successful yet. “That’s a really fantastic response,” said Ms Milne. “This year’s will be the fourth Expo and we are absolutely buoyed that the marine industry supports it so strongly....

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Expo helps Sailability Gold Coast grant FREEDOM

Posted by on 12:35 pm in 2014, Local Charities | 0 comments

Expo helps Sailability Gold Coast grant FREEDOM

There’s just one word that reminds Paul Dinniss why he first volunteered for Sailability Gold Coast: “FREEDOM”! “It’s the look of freedom on the faces of our clients when they are out on the water,” says Mr Dinniss, the charity’s current president. “It’s a great leveller – they are out of their restrictive world and they can be their own person – with the wind and the water on their side, they can do anything!” Hundreds of people have tasted this special type of freedom since the seeds were sown for Queensland’s first functional Sailability...

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Thrilling new Jetovator set for its Australian launch at Expo

Posted by on 2:24 pm in 2014, Event Program, Visitor | 0 comments

Thrilling new Jetovator set for its Australian launch at Expo

The world’s latest exciting water sports craze is set for its Australian launch both into and above the water at this years Gold Coast International Marine Expo. We have just confirmed that the Jetovator – the new personal water craft accessory that combines the acrobatic aptitudes of an aircraft with simplicity of riding a motorbike – will be featured for the first time in the southern hemisphere at the 2014 event. Richard Gregg from Jetpack Adventures says the Jetovator has already taken the US market by storm and was developed as a result...

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Expo will again be an exhibition of all things aquatic

Posted by on 1:23 pm in 2014, Exhibitor, Latest News | 0 comments

Expo will again be an exhibition of all things aquatic

Applications have now opened for all exhibitors to secure their space at this years Gold Coast International Marine Expo – Australia’s only “Working Boat Show” – from October 17-19. Organisers of the not-for-profit Expo say it will again be an exhibition of all things aquatic and expect this year’s crowd will surpass last year’s record 21,000 people. “Already over 25% of last year’s exhibitors have confirmed their spaces for this year and we will have many new attractions,” said Event and Marketing Manager Emma Milne. “That’s not surprising...

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New attractions confirmed for this year’s Expo

Posted by on 5:08 pm in 2014, Event Program, Latest News | 0 comments

New attractions confirmed for this year’s Expo

With the 2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo only 154 days away our event program is beginning to take shape with already an action packed line up of events confirmed with something taking everything 15 minutes over the three bigs days. We are proud to present the exclusive launch of the world famous Jetovator, the new experience in aquatic flight. The Jetovator which has never before been seen this side of the Southern Hemisphere is a new water sports adventure ride which offers the acrobatic aptitudes of an aircraft, but with the...

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Exhibitor applications now open

Posted by on 11:27 am in 2014, Exhibitor, Hardstand, Marina | 0 comments

Exhibitor applications now open

With the launch of an exciting new and interactive website, applications will open for exhibitors on Tuesday 8th of April, the 2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo promises to be bigger and better than ever. Being the only ‘Working Boat Show’ in Australia and with 25% of past exhibitors already confirming for the 2014 Expo, a one-month right of refusal is available to all 2013 exhibitors who want to reserve their previous position and location. “As Expo continues to grow, there will be a greater need for more volunteers and...

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