Expo sure to be a hit
THE great outdoors and the the Northern Territory go together like pie and sauce, fish and chips and bikinis and beaches.
So there’s no doubt an expo that focuses on outdoor living will appeal to every man, woman and their dog.
The Territory can look forward to a major boost to the events calendar with the introduction of the Darwin 4WD, Caravan & Outback Camping Expo this year.
The expo, scheduled for May 11-12, will feature the latest advances in the 4WD, touring, camping and leisure lifestyle industries through a large-scale display, live demonstrations and industry seminars over two action-packed days.
Expo organisers are hoping to create a spectacular carnival-type atmosphere at the Darwin Showgrounds with local food and entertainment catering to the whole family.
For local man and event director David Evans, the expo is a labour of love.
‘‘If you appreciate the lifestyle here in the Top End as I do, the expo will be of great interest’’ Mr Evans said. ‘‘We have confirmed exhibi-
We’re also keen to hear from community groups
tors from every state of Australia and this has been really encouraging.
‘‘Both local and interstate businesses see the opportunity within our local market and they are keen to offer great deals to everyone who attends the expo.’’
Organisers hope the expo will become an annual event, uniting suppliers and retailers with a captive target audience while providing a service to the community.
‘‘We are now welcoming local and interstate businesses to take advantage of getting involved in the expo early,’’ Mr Evans said.
‘‘We’re also keen to hear from community groups that wish to raise funds by assisting with the delivery of this large-scale event.’’
Contact and prospectus requests can be made at darwin4wdcampingexpo.com.au
Outdoor expos are popular in other states of Australia and Darwinites will certainly welcome the May event