Exhibitor Information | Makers Festival | Exhibitor Prospectus

Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September 2018       9am - 4pm       Newcastle Jockey Club

Exhibitor Information

Benefits of Exhibiting

  • Showcase your company’s products, skills and capabilities to local, national and international audiences
  • Be part of the showcase of the industry and innovation of the Greater Hunter as a Global Centre of Engineering Excellence
  • Network with potential customers and suppliers
  • Get in touch with emerging technologies, applications and talent.

Who can exhibit

  • Innovative manufacturing and engineering companies
  • Major construction companies
  • Engineering technology companies
  • Researchers, start-ups and incubators
  • Industry organisations and Government agencies
  • University, TAFE and STEM high schools
  • Electric Vehicle Show supporters
  • Investors

Please also spread the word to your customers and suppliers who may be interested.

Targeted numbers

  • Exhibitors = 70 (there is ample room for more)
  • Business visitors – local, national and international = 1,000
  • General Public visitors = 3,000


  • $800 plus GST per constructed booth measuring 3m x 2m.
  • Larger booth spaces, plus inside and outside exhibition space can also be quoted according to size.
  • Not for profits $400 plus GST.
  • Start-ups $200 plus GST
  • Educational institutions will not incur a charge in exchange for providing interactive activities.
  • Exhibitor Fee will include provision of some refreshments for the exhibitor’s staff.

Exhibition times

Business Day and Schools

Friday 21st September 9am to 4pm

  • Morning – exhibitor networking
  • 11am Open to business visitors
  • 1pm Lunch and Official Opening by the Hon Anthony Roberts, Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy representing the Premier of NSW
  • 3pm Guest Speakers and Panel Session with a manufacturing futures theme.
  • 4pm networking function.


General Public Day

Saturday 22nd September 9am to 4pm

A program of activities and talks will be developed to inform and entertain adults, teens and young ones. There will be technology for all tastes and interests.