SPLASH! Australia’s largest pool
& spa trade show has a new home
After a decade at Jupiters, SPLASH! is moving across the road to the Gold Coast Convention Centre. “We expanded into one marquee in 2008 and added a second marquee this year, but demand for exhibition space continues to grow” said Simon Cooper, Managing Director for Interpoint Events.
The exhibition has more than 100 companies showcasing products and services for the pool industry and over 2000 people attend the biannual event.
The move to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) provides the exhibition with 30% more exhibit space and also enables all exhibitors to be located in the one hall. “The benefits to exhibitors include all being in one hall, with easier access and higher ceilings. For visitors it will also mean they can visit all the companies in one place and we are able to build meeting places on the show floor” said Simon.
Dates for the 9th SPLASH! show will be 17-18 August 2016 with an estimated 120 exhibitors and 2500 visitors.
International Swim Disability Conference
‘Swim Australia recognises the great potential for people with disability to participate in all aspects of the great activity and sport and is committed to making inclusion simply part of what they do. Swim Australia believes in taking a social approach to disability inclusion by putting the swimmer first, adapting to individual need and addressing both physical and attitudinal barriers to participation.
With the help of other partner organisations, Swim Australia deliver programs and resources to support and develop Swim Schools and teachers to understand the needs of people with disability and how they can create a positive and welcoming environment. People with disability should have the same opportunities to swim as everyone and SPLASH! 2016 will have a special focus via an International Swim Disability Conference for swim schools and teachers and a display of swim disability equipment, to support swimmers to learn and improve.’ Ross Gage CEO Swim Australia
Feedback in 2014
“Bionizer so enjoyed the SPLASH! show this year…the visitors were all great.
We didn’t stop meeting and educating people about our latest products right up until…and past…closing time on the last day. The facilities were first class an staff were so eager to help that the whole program went like clockwork.
We have a list of very interested Pool Builders, Pool Service Guys and potential resellers as long as your arm and have new clients jumping on board already. We were really encouraged by the reaction we were getting from many industry diehards who, for the first time, were really interested to see what our systems were all about.
The show brings the industry together in an informative and very business friendly way. Thanks to all the team at SPLASH! you do it so well.”
Bionizer (gold sponsor at SPLASH! 2014)
“SPLASH provides one of those rare opportunities to showcase the innovation, technology and dedication of the eclectic talents of the aquatics industry. The organisers of SPLASH are to be greatly commended and encouraged to grow this fabulous and relevant event”.
Vici (exhibitor at SPLASH! 2014)