Who can attend? (conditions of entry)

The Collision Repair Expo is a Trade Only Event. Entry is restricted to bona fide members of the automotive industry and over the age of 16.

Business ID may be required upon entry eg. Business card, letterhead, payslip or company documentation containing your company ABN (this could be a company bill, company order, company registration certificate). You may also be asked for personal identification such as a drivers licence to substantiate your identification. All visitors must be able to provide proof they either work at or operate the company used in registration.

Those not involved in the automotive industry will not be admitted. Selling or promotion of products/services to exhibitors is not permitted. No photography or sketching permitted. Students will not be registered. Visitors failing to abide may be asked to leave the venue. The Organiser reserves the right at their discretion to deny or withdraw access to non-approved persons.

How much does it cost to attend?

Entry to the Collision Repair Expo is FREE for all trade visitors. If you wish to attend the special in-depth 4 hour paid session featuring Dirk Fuchs on Wednesday 10th April 2024 you must purchase a ticket separately.

Do I need to register for the event?

Yes all visitors must register to attend the FREE trade show. If you wish to attend the special in-depth 4 hour paid session featuring Dirk Fuchs on Wednesday 10th April 2024 you must purchase a ticket separately.

Alternatively you can register onsite when you arrive, however to avoid queues we recommend you pre-register. This will also ensure you receive approval prior to attending & receive registration confirmation for easy entry.

What happens when I register?

You will receive an email with your details confirming your registration.

On arrival to the event, at the check in kiosks you can print your name badge. A name badge is required for entry.

Can I check or update my registration details?

Within the registration confirmation there will be a link where attendees can update/amend their registration. Emailing is not required.

How do I book in for the free business education program seminars if I have already registered?

When the Business Education Program is launched, all attendees will be sent an email containing a personalised link to select their sessions. New event registrations after the launch of this Program will have the link included in their confirmation email (updateL the Business Education Program has been launched in late Jan).

How do I delete my registration?

If I am registered for the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo, do I also need to register for the Collision Repair Expo?

No, only one registration is needed to gain access to all co-located events. Both fairs are held under the one roof where you’re able to walk through freely to view exhibitor stands.

Can I still attend if I have not registered before arriving?

Yes, you are welcome to register at the onsite registration counter at the entrance. However we recommend pre-registering to save you time. All registrations will require business identification.

Can students attend?

Final year Tertiary or TAFE students currently enrolled in a relevant course may attend provided they have an appropriate student identification card.

Please use the following Student Registration link here: https://autoaftermarketexpo.com.au/student-reg/

Can You Provide a Letter of Invitation?

While we appreciate your interest in the upcoming Collision Repair Expo 2024, we are unable to assist in providing you an Invitation Letter unless you are exhibiting/working at this event.

Can I bring my family or guests to have a look?

Entry is restricted to Trade Only.

Trade registered attendees are entitled to bring along ONE accompanying guest. Guests must be registered onsite. An accompanying guest pass must be collected from the registration counter onsite only. Guest passes are not available prior to attendance. Guests must be accompanied by their trade visitor at all times.

Children under 16 may attend if accompanied by an adult at all times. There are no child minding facilities available at the venue. Children must not be registered; children do not need to obtain a guest pass.

If your guest qualifies as a trade visitor, registration is recommended.

Are there child minding facilities onsite?

No, unfortunately there are not child minding facilities available onsite.

Is there a cloak room onsite?

No, there is no cloak room facility onsite.

Will there be any special events/features?

Yes there will be a range of events/ features designed to inform and entertain you whilst vising the event. Click here for further details.

How many exhibitors are there, who is exhibiting?

At each event expect to see hundreds of manufacturers and suppliers within the automotive industry. Click here to see our full list of Exhibitors.

How do I get to the venue?

There are a number of travel options to get you to and from the venue. Click here to find further details about getting to the venue.

Is there free parking?

No there is no free parking. Click here for parking information.

Do I need a visa to visit Australia?

Most international Visitors to Australia will require a Visa to enter the country. For Government details on Visas visit Australian Government Immigration site at www.immi.gov.au. Remember if you need to make a Visa Application make sure you do so well in advance as there is usually a processing period involved.

Can I exhibit at the event?

Yes. Contact us 03 9545 3333 or email partnerships@collisionrepair.com.au to discuss any available options.

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