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EXPO MESSAGE

Every industry has one event that brings all of industry together, for the Australian Bus and Coach Industry that event is the biennial Australasia Bus & Coach Expo.

In partnership with our national Supplier group, the Queensland Bus Industry Council (QBIC) will be hosting the Australasia Bus & Coach Expo 2017 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The event will begin on Sunday 24th of September with the Volvo Welcome Reception. The Expo will officially open on Monday 25th of September and run for a full two days. Monday evening guests will enjoy the Optare Expo Dinner , dinner will provide a night of fun and sumptuous food and an opportunity to mingle and socialise with delegates and industry partners.

EXPO FAST FACTS

When:
Sunday 24 September to
Tuesday 26 September 2017

Where:
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre,
2684 2690 Gold Coast Highway
Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia               



Volvo Welcome Reception:
Sunday 24 September 2017

Expo Open:
Monday 25 September 2017 9am to 4pm and
Tuesday 26 September 2017 9am to 4pm

Optare Expo Dinner:

Monday 25 September 2017



DELEGATE REGISTRATION

Please visit the online ticketing platform to register your attendance at the Australasia Bus & Coach Expo 2017. Available tickets include:

  • Trade Show Entry
  • Volvo Welcome Reception 
  • Optare Expo Dinner

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Download the CURRENT FLOOR PLAN for up to date Exhibitor listings


VOLVO WELCOME RECEPTION

 

Volvo and QBIC will welcome Delegates to the Australasia Bus & Coach Expo 2017 with the Volvo Cocktail Party.

 

Enjoy a feast of international flavours, a few tasty beverages and enjoy reconnecting with industry colleagues and friends.

 

DATE: Sunday 24 September 2017

TIME: 7.00pm—9.00pm

WHERE: 1st floor foyer, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

COST: $130pp

DRESS: Smart Casual

OPTARE EXPO DINNER

Expo Delegates will enjoy an evening of fabulous food and first class entertainment at the Optare Expo Dinner.

Delegates will come together for pre-dinner event  sponsored by Firestorm before sitting down for dinner with an exciting menu followed by glamorous entertainment that is sure to impress.

DATE: Monday 25 September 2017

TIME: 6.00pm—7.00pm Pre-dinner Event

           7.00pm—11.00pm Expo Dinner

WHERE: Rooms 5,6 & 7 First Floor, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

COST: $180.00pp

DRESS: Smart Casual


The Star Gold Coast is the official accommodation providers for the Australasia Bus & Coach Expo 2017. Positioned amongst seven stunning acres of landscaped gardens and within walking distance to one of the Gold Coast's most popular pristine beaches,The Star Gold Coast is ideally located on Broadbeach island, in the heart of the action. With a variety of accommodation options including 596 superbly appointed guest rooms with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and Gold Coast Hinterland and connected to the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre by a skywalk,



ACCOMMODATION BOOKING PROCEDURE
Delegates are to make their own accommodation bookings directly with The Star Gold Coast Reservations Department.  Delegates will need to contact Reservations direct on (07) 5592 8130 or 1800 074 344 to make accommodation arrangements.  Delegates should state that they are attending the "BUS & COACH EXPO AUSTRALASIA 2017" to be eligible for the above rates. 

Alternatively, the below link can be used to access the The Star Gold Coast, where delegates can enter the below code to receive the offered rates:

Link: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/hotel/rooms
Code: BUS210917

EXPO SPONSORS

EXPO DINNER


WELCOME RECEPTION


PRE-EXPO DINNER EVENT


LANYARDS


NAME TAGS


EXPO REGISTRATION AREA


LECTERN - SOUTHERN & NORTHERN END


SATCHEL BAGS


GUEST SPEAKER - MONDAY


GUEST SPEAKER - TUESDAY


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