Trade fairs

The STIHL trade fair stand

We are represented at national and international trade fairs on a regular basis. Experience STIHL products in person and find out about new products and innovations. This is where you can find all the 2024 trade fair and events dates when you can visit us at our trade fair stand.


7 - 9 April 2024

Arboriculture Australia 2024

At Melbourne Cricket Ground

Arboriculture Australia (Arb Aus™) is the national peak industry body for arboriculture and vegetation management and the largest professional arboriculture network in Australia. 

We are proud to support and represent all tree care professionals and associates, including practicing arborists, consulting arborists, urban foresters, utility vegetation managers, trainees, ground crew, managers, business owners, academics and educators.

We work to improve the industry and promote the benefits of trees and we achieve this by hosting national events, producing core industry documents, liaising and advising on standards and qualifications, developing resources, and delivering updates, education and networking opportunities for our industry.

Arb Aus is a not-for-profit organisation relying on membership and sponsorship support, and the contributions of many remarkable volunteers. We work in partnership with various state and territory industry bodies and other like-minded arboriculture organisations to make our industry safer, smarter and more sustainable.

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4 - 6 June 2024
Hire 2024
At Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

HIRE24 is designed to motivate and inspire anyone in the equipment and events hire industry, providing a forum for suppliers to showcase the latest in technology, innovation, and products.

Australia’s premier hire event is the best place to network with industry colleagues from across the country and abroad. The HRIA will once again provide keynote speakers providing thought leadership, motivation, and strategic knowledge for industry stakeholders from all sectors to apply to their businesses.

There will be educational workshops and social events to continue the networking, including the highly anticipated Hire Industry Excellence Awards and Gala Dinner, which honour the finalists and winners of awards such as Hire Company of the Year, Supplier of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, and Women in Hire.

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4 - 7 July 2024
Queensland Garden Expo
At NAMBOUR SHOWGROUNDS, Coronation Avenue, Nambour, QLD

The 2024 Queensland Garden Expo, is a fantastic four-day celebration of their 40th anniversary! This event is a gardening enthusiast’s dream come true, but don’t worry if you’re new to gardening; there’s something here for everyone.

Join us in the charming Sunshine Coast hinterland town of Nambour from July 4th to 7th for Queensland’s premier gardening extravaganza. Our expo features a diverse array of exhibitors, numerous nurseries, and a lineup of gardening experts eager to share their wisdom. You won’t want to miss the insights from some of Australia’s top gardening authorities in our comprehensive program of demonstrations and workshops.

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3 – 6 September 2024
AFAC 2024
At ICC Sydney

AFAC24 Conference & Exhibition powered by INTERSCHUTZ is Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition. Brought to you by AFAC, Deutsche Messe, the Institution of Fire Engineers (Australia) and Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience (AIDR).

The 2023 conference and exhibition attracted record attendance of over 3,500 emergency management personnel. 

On rotation around Australia’s major cities, our host agencies for 2024 are the: 

ACT Emergency Services Agency, ACT Parks and Conservation, Fire and Rescue NSW, Forestry Corporation of NSW, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Services and Surf Life Saving NSW.

AFAC powered by INTERSCHUTZ was recognised as the Exhibition and Event Association of Australia's Best Association Event at the 2019 and 2022 EEAA Awards for Excellence. 

AFAC is committed to fostering an inclusive culture; valuing diversity and ensuring a safe and respectful workplace. AFAC encourages you all to commit to this and to call out any language or behaviour that undermines our approach.

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