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Posted 5 Jul 2022, 12:42 PM

5 reasons to add Canberra on Show 2022 to your calendar


After a two-year hiatus, we’re delighted to announce that Canberra on Show is back in 2022, taking place 27 July at Albert Hall!

As Canberra Region’s premier showcase of business events suppliers, Canberra on Show is the ideal opportunity for event professionals to brush up on their knowledge of local business events possibilities and be inspired for their next meeting, conference or social function.

Wondering if you should attend? We’ve got five reasons why you should hit that register button asap!

1. Win a $1,000 Qantas voucher

What's better than attending Canberra on Show and connecting with local business events suppliers?

Attending Canberra on Show, connecting with local business events suppliers, AND winning a $1,000 Qantas voucher!

That's right, all Canberra on Show delegates go in the draw to win some sweet Qantas cash, as well as exclusive destination prizes like staycation packages in Canberra’s top hotels, food and beverage vouchers to sample mouth-watering menus, and a range of local produce.

2. Invite your colleagues and spend a couple of hours OOO (working of course!)

If you need an excuse to branch out of your cubicle or home office for a few hours, Canberra on Show is it! Grab a few colleagues and head over to our trade show for a morning of event inspo and networking.

While Canberra on Show runs from 9.30am to 12.00pm, you are welcome to stay as long or as little as you want, offering you the flexibility to fit it into your busy diary without having to miss key meetings or invaluable focus time.

3. Free entry, free food and free coffee – need we say more?

Yep, Canberra on Show won’t cost you or your organisation a cent. Attendance is free for you and up to four colleagues.

Plus, you’ll leave fed, thanks to our catering partners Restaurant Associates, Daana Catering and Ginger Catering, caffeinated, thanks to our coffee van partners Neat Street Coffee, and with a stack of priceless contacts and connections to Canberra’s business events suppliers.

4. Meet a range of brilliant Canberra suppliers one-on-one and build your network

Speaking of, Canberra on Show is your prime opportunity to meet 40 of Canberra’s top business events suppliers, including hotels, meeting venues, AV partners, styling companies and food and beverage producers.

Connect one-on-one with suppliers relevant to your event needs and requirements and discuss options for your next event. Meet fellow Canberra event professionals and grow your professional network.

5. Check out our event venue, Albert Hall, in all its art deco glory

Perched on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, next door to the iconic Hyatt Hotel Canberra and mere steps from Australian Parliament House, Albert Hall is a heritage-listed venue oozing with historical character and art deco vibes.

Equipped with a stage and adorned with floor-to-ceiling arched windows and polished timber floors, Albert Hall is a blank slate where your imagination is the only limit to its potential.

Able to accommodate up to 550 guests (theatre style), Albert Hall is a hidden gem right in the heart of the city. A venue representative will be exhibiting at Canberra on Show, ready to answer all your questions.

Convinced yet? All you need to do now is register to attend, and invite your colleagues to join!

We look forward to seeing you there!