76, 741 people attended the Caravan, Camping, RV and Holiday Supershow from 21 to 29 April at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Sydney. The 30 April to 8 May the 2011 Supershow attracted crowds of over 80,000.
The NSW Caravan and Camping industry is set to reap the benefits of nine days of exposure as NSWs largest caravan, camping and leisure event, Theo Whitmont, President of the Caravan and Camping Industry Association of NSW said.
Steady exhibitor sales are evidence of a resilient industry that has the ability to adapt to consumer demands and changing trends. The caravan and camping industry has remained the fastest growing tourism sector in Australia for the past 15 years because it has something for every lifestyle at any budget, Mr Whitmont said.
The breadth of products, entertainment, dining options and facilities available at the Supershow contribute strongly to the continued success of the event and are influencing factors behind its recent success at The Australian Tourism Awards, winning Australias Best Festival and Event, Theo Whitmont said.
We have noticed that consumers have become more cautious when it comes to purchasing products; however, we were pleasantly surprised that this wasnt reflected in our sales at the Supershow, said Chris Mercieca, Oztent.
We have had a great year at the Supershow and are already starting to plan for next year, said Phillip Banks, Jayco Nowra.
Visitors are attracted to the Supershow for a variety of reasons, from booking their next holiday, to upgrading their caravan or seeking advice from industry experts, Theo Whitmont said.
The Sydney Supershow will be on again from 20 to 28 April 2013 at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. Theo Whitmont, says: The beauty of our industry is its ability to adapt to changing trends.
The 44th NSW Caravan, Camping, RV and Holiday Supershow from 21 - 29 April 2012 at Rosehill Racecourse once again underlined the point. With over 400 exhibits the Supershow is most things to the traveller and camper trailers are among the more interesting examples of change and industry innovation.
Consider that Theo Whitmont says consumers found camper trailers in a range of sizes, material, makes, models and prices often between $8,000 to $80,000. Camper trailers can be purchased off the shelf or custom built to the consumers specifications. There is also an emerging range of trailers that have options such as slide-ons and roof top tents.
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