Claudelands | Hamilton | 11 September 2019








Book Your Premium Stand At The Business Expo

Get ready for the biggest business networking event of the year. Book your stand today.

Why Your Business Should Be At The Business Expo


  • Find opportunities to collaborate with others, discover new local businesses or discreetly check out the competitive landscape
  • The Expo is a one-day event in one easy location where you get to showcase your products and services in a vibrant, fun environment designed specifically for the business to business sector
  • More than one million dollars of business written, or to be written from the 2018 Expo
  • Mix and mingle, create new contacts and do business with other leading edge, like-minded business people who are helping to drive growth in the local and national economy
  • Reconnect and rekindle some of the opportunities that you may not have been able to follow up on as yet
  • The Expo is a great platform to keep building and developing your professional and personal relationships
  • Included in your Premium stand price is an invitation for four people – invite up to three clients, suppliers or colleagues to attend the Expo’s VIP “ invite only” opening event with guest speaker and light refreshments
  • Attend the seminars and masterclasses to motivate, inspire, grow and develop
  • Continue your networking and connecting at the Expo After 5 event. A great chance to relax over a glass of beer or wine or juice and get to know your fellow exhibitors even more
  • Be in to win one of the Expo’s prestigious awards which you can proudly display back at your office and have boasting rights for years to come


  • Your business listed as a Premium exhibitor with your logo, business name and profile on the Business Expo website
  • Your business profile and logo on the Business Expo App
  • Promotion of the Expo across many advertising and marketing channels
  • Opportunities for additional advertising and promotion of your business
  • Sponsorship as an option for high level branding in all marketing mediums


  • Radio station advertising
  • Social media promotions
  • Digital and newspaper advertising
  • Direct mail database of over 25,000 contacts
  • Flyers, posters and billboards
  • Door prizes to encourage visitors


  • Single stand Black Frontrunner booth, 3.0 m wide x 1.2m deep (includes black panels, power supply to stand and 2 spotlights)
  • Double stands available 6.0m x 1.2m
  • Guidance in the furnishing and layout of your stand
  • WiFI


  • Numerous opportunities to make valuable business connections on the day with Exhibitors from the wider region, as well as visitors who have free entry
  • Expo VIP opening event with special guest speaker for you and your VIP guests
  • Expo After 5 Networking Event and Awards for sponsors and exhibitors
  • Seminars and masterclasses running throughout the day
  • Awards for the two top Premium Exhibitor stands


  • Send a notification to visitors from your business when they are close to your stand, encouraging them to come and see you
  • Track visitor engagement across the day, see the average length of time visitors spent with you and see what ranking you had versus other Beacon sites
  • Receive your Visitor Engagement Report approximately two weeks after the Expo giving you valuable insight to plan for your next Expo
  • A beacon can be booked when you book your stand.

Want more information? Download the Exhibitor Prospectus here.

Join other exhibitors and sponsors at the Business Expo After 5 Networking and awards Event


This is an event for the exhibitors and sponsors and a great networking opportunity. After a busy day at the Business Expo what better way to unwind and get to know some of your fellow exhibitors? You will be mixing with an amazing group of leading-edge businesses who have taken part in this major event. Relax and have a drink and nibbles and connect with some of the businesses who you may have met ‘on the run’ today. Businesses have a common goal and connections made at this event will benefit everyone. The two Premium Exhibitor awards will be presented at this social get together which takes place from 5.00pm to 6.30pm.  For catering purposes, please register for this event when you book your stand.

Business Expo Awards


The Business Expo Awards will be presented at the Expo After 5 networking event. Awards will be presented for the following:

  • Top Stand Award
  • People’s Choice Award (entered via the Business Expo App)

Our secret judges will be judging the Premium Exhibitor stands during the day.

Make sure you download the Business Expo App to choose your favourite Premium Exhibitor for the People’s Choice Award.


Find our exhibitor information here