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164 days to go

Fri 11 to Sun 20 August 2017



Showtime! It's your time to shine!

Applications are now open for businesses wanting to exhibit at the state's biggest annual event. APPLICATIONS CLOSE 24th FEBRUARY 2017.

A marketplace like no other, the Ekka is the state’s most loved annual event and this year will celebrate its 140th anniversary.

The Ekka can offer retailers a unique opportunity to expand into new markets, boost revenue and significantly increase brand awareness.

The show attracts around 400,000 people each year, for a 10 day celebration of what makes Queensland great.

The iconic event connects around 400 retailers with new and existing consumers, with the average family spending at least seven hours at the show and spending an average of $300. 

Exhibitors can gain invaluable brand exposure, with an average of 400,000 people over 10 days, with the event generating more than $60 million in free publicity alone.

The Ekka attracts comprehensive coverage across television, radio, print, online and social media, reaching regional, state, national and international audiences.

The Ekka will continue to run over two full weekends which greatly benefits exhibitors, as it gives Queenslanders more opportunity to experience what the show has to offer. In 2017, the Ekka will run from Friday 11 – Sunday 20 August and will be celebrating its 140th anniversary.

Applications close 24th February 2017, don't miss your chance to be part of Ekka 2017.


2017 FACT SHEETS - Carnival, Commercial, Catering



Please contact the Ekka Leasing Team on 07 3253 3913

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No pass is required for access prior to July 2017.