Come to Australia's home of craft... the Craft & Quilt Fair
Craft & Quilt Fair

October 5 – 9, 2016

Brisbane Exhibition Centre, South Bank

Wednesday to Sunday • 9am to 4.30pm


New ideas, clever tips, special techniques,
and all the experts!
Here's what's on offer…

Daily Timetable

The workshop, class and demonstration program runs each day
of the fair ? Wednesday to Sunday, October 5 – 9, 2016

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Since its founding, Expertise Events has grown from 2 events and 3 staff to more than 30 events and 33+ staff. Expertise Events was established in 1990, prior to the Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and Sydney Showground being operational. At the time the industry was made up of small operators with Thomson Exhibitions the only international organiser. Expertise Events is now the leading Australian owned and managed exhibition and event organiser, running more than 30 trade and consumer events in Australia and New Zealand each year. We are a family owned and managed business, committed to the success of our exhibitors and partners. We create successful niche exhibitions and events that connect people with markets, are renowned for being professional and memorable, reflect our personal touch and deliver long-lasting experiences. To deliver personal and unique experiences that are beyond expectation and create long-term, loyal friendships. Our Way We work hard to deliver great experiences and we love it. Our values Personal Innovative Experienced Australian Our principles We have a passion for what we do We value people working as a team We are honest with each other We learn and create We act boldly We embrace change We take responsibility We commit to being the best We understand urgency We have fun Our culture Quality of products, customer service and delivery is always exceptional Positive attitude about each other, contractors, customers and with each other We think and act green Respect for each other's and customers' differences and culture We own the problems and take responsibility for our individual actions and jobs Accuracy is important and we check each other's work We always try to do better and seek to make improvements, small and large We get the right information, respond and adapt quickly We have a good time, don't take things too seriously and recognise what we need to deliver We work hard, play hard The combined staff experience is more than 200 years. 3,800 companies participate in our exhibitions each year, which in turn attract more than 600,000 visitors. Now directly employs more than thirty-three (33) staff. The only Australian exhibition company to have strong relationships with multiple major media outlets. Numerous innovative internet/web-based initiatives for both the client and provider have placed Expertise at the forefront of on-line interactivity. In support of the company owner's strong belief in educating both the public and the events industry on how to exhibit successfully, we consistently mentor our exhibitors and event visitors with broad educational-based communication programs. Independently published books/guides, independently authored by Gary Fitz-Roy (Managing Director, Expertise Events) on the subject of exhibitions. Championing and supporting the Australian craft industry including national craft guilds and associations. Annually contributes in excess of 400,000 in cash to community organisations and in kind more than 2,800,000. Sponsorship and support to a number of programs annually through the World Vision organisation aimed at aiding sustainable growth in underdeveloped countries. Organises at least one community-based event each year on a not-for-profit basis.