What’s On

What’s On
Join us in the Auditorium to see everything new and exciting, plus loads of educational workshops and information sessions. We will be showcasing new products, and you will have the chance to interact with the speakers to have your questions answered! Stay tuned - the session schedule is coming soon!
What to Expect
 
-   Weekly Registration Prizes - Win Prizes by just registering
-   Passport to Freedom Competition - Win Amazing Prizes by going into the show and completing certain actions
-   View Amazing Exhibits - view photos, brochures, videos and even 3D/Virtual Tours all in the one place. 

Auditorium Schedule

Agenda


Wednesday, 30 September 2020

07:00:00 AM

CIV

Welcome

Welcome to the Victorian Caravan & Camping Virtual Show

Rob Lucas
Chief Executive
08:00:00 AM

CIV

Official Open

Officoal Openning to the Victorian Caravan & Camping Virtual Show

Rob Lucas
Chief Executive
09:00:00 AM

WUDU

Cooking Skills with Whats Up Down Under

Recipe - Fish Tacos (NSW) & Recipe - Meat Skewers with Macca's Rubs (Tas)

Whats Up Down Under
10:00:00 AM

Stratton Finance

Should you buy a new or used caravan?

Should you buy a new or used caravan? It’s a question in the caravanning community that always sparks healthy debate, and it’s not that one is better, but rather what better suits your situation.

Manny Sevastas
General Manager- Stratton Finance
Manny has 20 plus years of experience in the marine and leisure finance space. He’s passionate about finding the best deal possible for his clients and giving them the power of choice with their finance.
11:00:00 AM

AL-KO Australia

Towing safety masterclass – keeping your family safe on the road.

AL-KO outlines what affects caravan stability and what you need to know to tow safely

Craig Henry
General Manager Sales – Southern Region
Craig Henry is the General Manager Sales – Southern Region with AL-KO. Prior to joining AL-KO, Craig was General Manager with the family business Melbourne Caravan & Trailer Supplies (MTCS) , where he worked for over 20 years before the business was acquired by AL-KO in 2016. Craig is a keen caravanner & enjoys spending time away with his family.
12:00:00 PM

CIV

How regulations work

Regulations and how it works - Certification Process, 2nd stage manufacture, ADRs and Australia Standards, VSB1 and what it is

Daniel & Linda
TBD
TBD
01:00:00 PM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

How to charge lithium batteries?

What charger do you need to charge lithium batteries? How to parallel lithium batteries? - and more lithium related questions answered

David Bayliss
BMPRO brand ambassador
Currently director of Holroyd Utowpia – trailer parts manufacturer; the ambassador for BMPRO; CEO of SETEC between 2009 and 2016. A big picture personality, blue-sky thinker, able to revive businesses and reveal new horizons.
02:00:00 PM

The Murray

The Murray: Discover Fabulous Food and Drink

Part of Australia’s food bowl, chefs around the country know the fresh produce from The Murray region is second to none. Add award winning wines, boutique brews, chef hatted restaurants and innovative eateries in the towns along the Murray River and you’re in a food lover’s paradise.

Donna Russell
Marketing Manager, Murray Regional Tourism
Donna has a strong knowledge of The Murray, having lived and worked in the region most of her life. In her current role, she regularly travels the length of the Murray River from Albury Wodonga to Mildura Wentworth working with tourism operators and managing projects that promote the region.
03:00:00 PM

Pooches at Play

Tips for anxious/reactive dogs – yours and others

Anxiety is a very real and growing issue amongst dogs and cats. In this presentation Lara explains the types and causes of anxiety and how to identify anxiety in your own and other dogs, plus dog beach and park etiquette and tips to address fear based reactivity/aggression.

Lara Shannon
Dog Trainer/Behaviourist, Author, Producer/Host of Channel 10’s Pooches at Play
Lara Shannon is a certified dog behaviourist and trainer, Executive Producer and Host of Pooches at Play on Channel 10 and editor of Poochesatplay.com. Author of the new book Eat, Play, Love Your Dog, Lara also runs her own dog training and boarding business in Melbourne’s Bayside area. Check out her new book Eat Play Love your Dog here https://poochesatplay.com/product/eat-play-love-your-dog/
04:00:00 PM

Miners Den Australia

Starting Metal Detecting

Join Miners Den’s David Watters to learn more about this interesting and potentially lucrative hobby you can enjoy in the outdoors. Discover the fun and excitement of metal detecting, see some unusual finds and learn about the equipment and tools available to help you enjoy your new found hobby.

David Watters
Managing Director
David Watters the Managing Director of Miners Den Australia, has 30+ years’ experience in fossicking for gold nuggets and recovering lost treasures. His extensive knowledge on the goldfields and deep understanding of the intricacies of Minelab equipment make him the perfect person to assist you on your prospecting adventure.
05:00:00 PM

Haymen Reese/Cenquet

Top 10 Towing Questions

The team at Hayman Reese have put together a list of the top 10 questions they encounter at caravan shows and share the answers as part of this informative session.

Brought to you by Hayman Reese
From humble beginnings in 1951 Hayman Reese has long been the market leader in aftermarket towing solutions. Hayman Reese designs, engineers and manufactures a broad range of towing solutions, weight distribution hitches, sway controllers and a wide range of towing related accessories.
06:00:00 PM

WUDU

NSW Travelling Advendance with Whats Up Down Under

NSW - Irukandji Shark & Ray Encouters & NSW - Dolphin Swim Australia

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
07:00:00 PM

CIV

Understanding your compliance plates

Vehicle Plate Information & Tyre Placard, Registration Plates including VIN Numbers

Daniel & Linda
TBD
TBD
08:00:00 PM

WUDU

QLD Travelling Advendance with Whats Up Down Under

OLD - Qanta Museum - Longreach

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
09:00:00 PM

Award RV Superstore

TBC

TBC

TBC
TBD
TBD
10:00:00 PM

WUDU

Exclusive Video with Whats Up Downunder

Exclusive - Bass Straight

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
11:00:00 PM

Stratton Finance

Should you buy a new or used caravan?

Should you buy a new or used caravan? It’s a question in the caravanning community that always sparks healthy debate, and it’s not that one is better, but rather what better suits your situation.

Manny Sevastas
General Manager- Stratton Finance
Manny has 20 plus years of experience in the marine and leisure finance space. He’s passionate about finding the best deal possible for his clients and giving them the power of choice with their finance.

Thursday, 1 October 2020

12:00:00 AM

AL-KO Australia

Towing safety masterclass – keeping your family safe on the road.

AL-KO outlines what affects caravan stability and what you need to know to tow safely

Craig Henry
General Manager Sales – Southern Region
Craig Henry is the General Manager Sales – Southern Region with AL-KO. Prior to joining AL-KO, Craig was General Manager with the family business Melbourne Caravan & Trailer Supplies (MTCS) , where he worked for over 20 years before the business was acquired by AL-KO in 2016. Craig is a keen caravanner & enjoys spending time away with his family.
01:00:00 AM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

How to charge lithium batteries?

What charger do you need to charge lithium batteries? How to parallel lithium batteries? - and more lithium related questions answered

David Bayliss
BMPRO brand ambassador
Currently director of Holroyd Utowpia – trailer parts manufacturer; the ambassador for BMPRO; CEO of SETEC between 2009 and 2016. A big picture personality, blue-sky thinker, able to revive businesses and reveal new horizons.
02:00:00 AM

The Murray

The Murray: Discover Fabulous Food and Drink

Part of Australia’s food bowl, chefs around the country know the fresh produce from The Murray region is second to none. Add award winning wines, boutique brews, chef hatted restaurants and innovative eateries in the towns along the Murray River and you’re in a food lover’s paradise.

Donna Russell
Marketing Manager, Murray Regional Tourism
Donna has a strong knowledge of The Murray, having lived and worked in the region most of her life. In her current role, she regularly travels the length of the Murray River from Albury Wodonga to Mildura Wentworth working with tourism operators and managing projects that promote the region.
03:00:00 AM

Miners Den Australia

Starting Metal Detecting

Join Miners Den’s David Watters to learn more about this interesting and potentially lucrative hobby you can enjoy in the outdoors. Discover the fun and excitement of metal detecting, see some unusual finds and learn about the equipment and tools available to help you enjoy your new found hobby.

David Watters
Managing Director
David Watters the Managing Director of Miners Den Australia, has 30+ years’ experience in fossicking for gold nuggets and recovering lost treasures. His extensive knowledge on the goldfields and deep understanding of the intricacies of Minelab equipment make him the perfect person to assist you on your prospecting adventure.
04:00:00 AM

Haymen Reese/Cenquet

Top 10 Towing Questions

The team at Hayman Reese have put together a list of the top 10 questions they encounter at caravan shows and share the answers as part of this informative session.

Brought to you by Hayman Reese
From humble beginnings in 1951 Hayman Reese has long been the market leader in aftermarket towing solutions. Hayman Reese designs, engineers and manufactures a broad range of towing solutions, weight distribution hitches, sway controllers and a wide range of towing related accessories.
05:00:00 AM

Award RV Superstore

TBD

TBD

TBD
TBD
TBD
06:00:00 AM

CIV

Caravan & RV Safety Inspections

Caravan Industry Victoria weight project

Daniel & Linda & Gary
TBD
TBD
07:00:00 AM

CIV

Your Product Dimensional requirements including an industry secret

Dimensions and industry secret - how products are industry - Entry Door Requirements

Daniel & Linda
TBD
TBD
08:00:00 AM

WUDU

Cooking Skills with Whats Up Down Under

Recipe - Corn Fritters & Pineapple Salsa (WA) & Recipe - Rainbow Salad (VIC)

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
09:00:00 AM

VicRoads

Road crash risk and how to select a safer vehicle

“Many factors can contribute to a road crash. The driver’s age and place of residence, the age and type of their car can all have an impact on road crash risk. Selecting a safe vehicle for your needs can significantly reduce the risk of being involved in a crash”

Danilo Messias
Senior Vehicle Standards Engineer
Danilo Messias is a Senior Vehicle Standards Engineer at the Department of Transport managing projects to improve vehicle safety in Victoria. Danilo has experience in product development in global automotive manufacturers such as Peugeot-Citroen, Toyota and Ford. Danilo's expertise in vehicle design has developed into a passion for road safety and safer vehicles.
10:00:00 AM

Thetford

How to use Porta Potti Cleaning Products!

Join our webinar to meet our Customer Service and Warranty Team Leader, Mariska and learn about Thetford cleaning and toilet care for your Thetford Porta

Mariska Kemp
Customer Service Team Leader
Mariska Kemp is our Customer Service and Warranty Team Leader. Mariska looks after a team of skilled and friendly Customer Service and warranty representatives. Mariska joined Thetford back in 2014 as a temporary contractor and very quickly moved to a permanent role with team where she has become a valued member of the Thetford team.
11:00:00 AM

Crusader Caravans

Factory Tour of the “Caravan Industry Victoria - Caravan Manufacturer of the Year”, Crusader Caravans

You are invited to take a Tour of Crusader Caravan’s Factory. Find out why they are Manufacturer of the Year and see for yourself how much attention to detail and pride goes into every single caravan at Crusader Caravans.

Erkut Fevzi
Operations Manager, Crusader Caravans since 2016
Erkut Fevzi graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. He has led large teams through all stages of manufacturing operations from set-up and run to transformational improvement programs. His role at Crusader Caravans is a manufacturing leadership role where he brings a “step change” to delivering excellence through empowerment, positive culture and best practice.
12:00:00 PM

Stratton Finance

Factory Tour of the “Caravan Industry Victoria - Caravan Manufacturer of the Year”, Crusader Caravans The beginner’s guide to: Owning a caravan

First-time caravan owner looking for some essential information about costs and considerations? Find out more in this webinar.

Manny Sevastas
General Manager- Stratton Finance
Manny has 20 plus years of experience in the marine and leisure finance space. He’s passionate about finding the best deal possible for his clients and giving them the power of choice with their finance.
01:00:00 PM

CIV

Upgrading your weight ratings and registration

Upgrading weight & registration - how to and what to do, what you need

Manny Sevastas
Daniel & Linda
TBD
02:00:00 PM

RV Online

Innovative portable refrigeration technology with myCOOLMAN

TBD

Graeme Radford
National myCOOLMAN Sales Manager
TBD
03:00:00 PM

Stratton Finance

Top places for caravanning in Australia

Planning a caravan or camper trailer trip around Australia? Be sure to add these 20 must-see places to your list!

Manny Sevastas
General Manager- Stratton Finance
Manny has 20 plus years of experience in the marine and leisure finance space. He’s passionate about finding the best deal possible for his clients and giving them the power of choice with their finance.
04:00:00 PM

AL-KO Australia

The latest caravan safety technology – ABS is coming to caravans!

AL-KO and Bosch outline the technology that is available to help you if you ever get into an emergency towing situation

David Koh - Bosch Craig Greenaway – AL-KO
Bosch Sales & Marketing Lead AL-KO Technical Manager
Dave’s portfolio includes Automated Driving, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Active Safety across a range of vehicle segments, from Passenger cars, to off-road vehicles to . . . caravans. Brad Hooper is the Marketing Manager for AL-KO in Australia & New Zealand and has been an active member of the Caravan Industry of Australia Future Leaders Committee since its inception in 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Multimedia/ Business Marketing. Brad has a young family who are all itching to get away for some adventures as soon as restrictions allow. Being an outdoor enthusiast, Dave works on bringing safety innovations to market, helping keep him and his family safer on their camping adventures.
05:00:00 PM

Pooches at Play

Dog behaviour issues to address before you go

Having a bullet proof recall with your dog is vital, even more so when travelling, so in this presentation Lara helps you to learn how to improve your dog’s recall and understand and address some of the most common dog behaviour issues including barking and jumping.

Lara Shannon
Dog Trainer/Behaviourist, Author, Producer/Host of Channel 10’s Pooches at Play
Lara Shannon is a certified dog behaviourist and trainer, Executive Producer and Host of Pooches at Play on Channel 10 and editor of Poochesatplay.com. Author of the new book Eat, Play, Love Your Dog, Lara also runs her own dog training and boarding business in Melbourne’s Bayside area. Check out her new book Eat Play Love your Dog here https://poochesatplay.com/product/eat-play-love-your-dog/
06:00:00 PM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

Pros and Cons of Solar

How much solar do you need and can generate? Types of panels, solar regulators, true charge outputs. Different results in different places.

Stewart Lofts
BMPRO Customer Service
BMPRO Customer Service Hero highly knowledgeable in all things electrical. Stewart has been working in caravan industry since he was 14 years old and is truly passionate about caravanning and camping.
07:00:00 PM

CIV

Weights definitions and industry reference - Cars

Weights definitions and industry reference

Daniel & Linda & Gary
TBD
TBD
08:00:00 PM

WUDU

SA Travelling Advendance with Whats Up Down Under

SA - Coober Pedy & Old Timers Mine, SA - Coober Pedy to Kings Creek Station & SA - Kings Creek Station & Quad Bikes

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
09:00:00 PM

Tailgate Campers

Handy tips on how to Pack your Slide -on Camper

Having camped in tents and camper trailers for many years Noel and Irene have chosen their Tailgate Camper as a simple easy means to explore Australia. They will take you through some tips learnt along the way on planning and packing your camper and ideas to distribute and reduce weight.

Noel and Irene Ham
Tailgate Campers
Noel and Irene Ham have travelled many parts of Australia in most styles of camping accommodation, changing from tents to camper trailers as the family grew, and now in their slide-on. They are experienced members of the Wangaratta 4WD club leading many trips, especially in their ‘backyard’, the Victorian High Country.
10:00:00 PM

WUDU

Exclusive Video with Whats Up Downunder

Exclusive - Beer Ouija

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
11:00:00 PM

Thetford

How to use Porta Potti Cleaning Products!

Join our webinar to meet our Customer Service and Warranty Team Leader, Mariska and learn about Thetford cleaning and toilet care for your Thetford Porta

Mariska Kemp
Customer Service Team Leader
Mariska Kemp is our Customer Service and Warranty Team Leader. Mariska looks after a team of skilled and friendly Customer Service and warranty representatives. Mariska joined Thetford back in 2014 as a temporary contractor and very quickly moved to a permanent role with team where she has become a valued member of the Thetford team.

Friday, 2 October 2020

12:00:00 AM

Crusader Caravans

Factory Tour of the “Caravan Industry Victoria - Caravan Manufacturer of the Year”, Crusader Caravans

You are invited to take a Tour of Crusader Caravan’s Factory. Find out why they are Manufacturer of the Year and see for yourself how much attention to detail and pride goes into every single caravan at Crusader Caravans.

Erkut Fevzi
Operations Manager, Crusader Caravans since 2016
Erkut Fevzi graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. He has led large teams through all stages of manufacturing operations from set-up and run to transformational improvement programs. His role at Crusader Caravans is a manufacturing leadership role where he brings a “step change” to delivering excellence through empowerment, positive culture and best practice.
01:00:00 AM

RV Online

Innovative portable refrigeration technology with myCOOLMAN

TBD

Graeme Radford
National myCOOLMAN Sales Manager
TBD
02:00:00 AM

Stratton Finance

Top places for caravanning in Australia

Planning a caravan or camper trailer trip around Australia? Be sure to add these 20 must-see places to your list!

Manny Sevastas
General Manager- Stratton Finance
Manny has 20 plus years of experience in the marine and leisure finance space. He’s passionate about finding the best deal possible for his clients and giving them the power of choice with their finance.
03:00:00 AM

AL-KO Australia

The latest caravan safety technology – ABS is coming to caravans!

AL-KO and Bosch outline the technology that is available to help you if you ever get into an emergency towing situation

David Koh - Bosch Craig Greenaway – AL-KO
Bosch Sales & Marketing Lead AL-KO Technical Manager
Dave’s portfolio includes Automated Driving, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Active Safety across a range of vehicle segments, from Passenger cars, to off-road vehicles to . . . caravans. Brad Hooper is the Marketing Manager for AL-KO in Australia & New Zealand and has been an active member of the Caravan Industry of Australia Future Leaders Committee since its inception in 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Multimedia/ Business Marketing. Brad has a young family who are all itching to get away for some adventures as soon as restrictions allow. Being an outdoor enthusiast, Dave works on bringing safety innovations to market, helping keep him and his family safer on their camping adventures.
04:00:00 AM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

Pros and Cons of Solar

How much solar do you need and can generate? Types of panels, solar regulators, true charge outputs. Different results in different places.

Stewart Lofts
BMPRO Customer Service
BMPRO Customer Service Hero highly knowledgeable in all things electrical. Stewart has been working in caravan industry since he was 14 years old and is truly passionate about caravanning and camping.
05:00:00 AM

Tailgate Campers

Handy tips on how to Pack your Slide -on Camper

Having camped in tents and camper trailers for many years Noel and Irene have chosen their Tailgate Camper as a simple easy means to explore Australia. They will take you through some tips learnt along the way on planning and packing your camper and ideas to distribute and reduce weight.

Noel and Irene Ham
Tailgate Campers
Noel and Irene Ham have travelled many parts of Australia in most styles of camping accommodation, changing from tents to camper trailers as the family grew, and now in their slide-on. They are experienced members of the Wangaratta 4WD club leading many trips, especially in their ‘backyard’, the Victorian High Country.
06:00:00 AM

CIV

Gas & Fire Safety for your Caravan & RV

Gas & Fire Safety - annexe, valves, venting requirements, appliance certification - Fire Precautions, New Gas Bottle Valve

Daniel & Linda
TBD
TBD
07:00:00 AM

CIV

Axle, Tyre and Rim Ratings

Axle, Tyre and Rim Ratings - tyre expiry - Wheelguards

Daniel & Linda
TBD
TBD
08:00:00 AM

WUDU

Cooking Skills with Whats Up Down Under

Recipe - Caprese Salad & Recipe - Waygu Beef & Tamworth Food Event

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
09:00:00 AM

Pooches at Play

Preparing you and your dog for your holiday

Lara provides her tips and advice for being prepared for travelling with your pet. What to know before you head off and to keep them safe and healthy, what to take and how to prepare your dog for the road trip including crate training and reducing car travel anxiety tips.

Lara Shannon
Dog Trainer/Behaviourist, Author, Producer/Host of Channel 10’s Pooches at Play
Lara Shannon is a certified dog behaviourist and trainer, Executive Producer and Host of Pooches at Play on Channel 10 and editor of Poochesatplay.com. Author of the new book Eat, Play, Love Your Dog, Lara also runs her own dog training and boarding business in Melbourne’s Bayside area. Check out her new book Eat Play Love your Dog here https://poochesatplay.com/product/eat-play-love-your-dog/
10:00:00 AM

RV Online

Caravan and Leisure Vehicle Safety and Security with MILENCO

TBD

Graeme Radford
National myCOOLMAN Sales Manager
TBD
11:00:00 AM

CIV

Buying the right Caravan

Buying a caravan

Daniel & Linda & Gary
TBD
TBD
12:00:00 PM

AL-KO Australia

Towing off-road –know before you go

AL-KO provides key hints & tips for towing away from the black top.

Craig Greenaway -AL-KO
AL-KO Technical Manager
Craig Greenaway is the Manufacturing Manager with AL-KO. After completing a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (honours), Craig held engineering roles with Holden Engine Operations before entering the caravan industry as AL-KO’s Motorhome Chassis Production Engineer, followed by management of AL-KO’s manufacturing operations in Australia. He makes regular appearances as a technical expert on TV program What’s Up Downunder and is a keen 4WD and camper in his spare time.
01:00:00 PM

Haymen Reese/Cenquet

Setting Up Your Weight Distribution System

– OK, you’ve just arrived home with your brand new Hayman Reese Weight Distribution, now what do you do? In this session we’ll show you how to install your kit and get yourself ready to tow.

Brought to you by Hayman Reese
From humble beginnings in 1951 Hayman Reese has long been the market leader in aftermarket towing solutions. Hayman Reese designs, engineers and manufactures a broad range of towing solutions, weight distribution hitches, sway controllers and a wide range of towing related accessories.
02:00:00 PM

Paramount Caravans - Canterbury Caravans

Canterbury Product range

Focus on toy haulers & small light weight caravans. Talking out the growing need for smaller caravans around towing, storage etc and toy haulers being able to take the toys away and the flexibility of the rear garage.

Ian Sadler
Sales Manager
I have been in the caravan industry for 17 years and am currently 40 years of age. I am married with 3 children. Over the year I have gained extensive knowledge from repairs & service and also retail sales. I am currently sale manager and soon to be Managing director for Canterbury caravans. I was the young achiever of the year in 2009 or 2010. I cant remember the year lol. I pride myself on being very honest and loyal. I have ensured my knowledge of caravans, tow vehicles etc is the best it can be to ensure our customers are in safe hands and that I providing correct information. I am very passionate about my job and the industry and I love helping out customers. Nothing feels better than to help a customer that is in need.
03:00:00 PM

Thetford

Inside Line with Thetford Australia & Walkinshaw Andretti United.

Tune into our webinar and meet WAU racing drivers, Chaz Mostert and Bryce Fullwood who will be interviewed by WAU resident interviewer Andrew Wiles where we talk about the Thetford partnership and a little race talk as well.

Walkinshaw Andretti Drivers and Interviewer – Andrew Wiles
Chaz Mostert, Bryce
Walkinshaw Andretti United is an Australian motor racing team based in the Melbourne suburb of Clayton. The team currently fields two Holden ZB Commodores in the Supercars Championship for Bryce Fullwood and Chaz Mostert, along with a Porsche 911 GT3-R in the Australian GT Championship.
04:00:00 PM

New Age Caravans

The new Road Owl Pop Top

New Age Caravans is pleased to announce the release of the Road Owl Pop Top. Join us as we talk you through the features of our latest product

Macca
Whats Up Downdunder host
Macca has spent more than half his life exploring and working all over Australia. He has been involved in the outdoor leisure industry for over 15 of those years and has an intimate understanding of what does and doesn’t work in Australia’s harshest environments.
05:00:00 PM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

Lithium compatible products

Are you upgrading to lithium battery? BMPRO lithium compatible product range can help you get the most out of your investment

David Bayliss
BMPRO brand ambassador
Currently director of Holroyd Utowpia – trailer parts manufacturer; the ambassador for BMPRO; CEO of SETEC between 2009 and 2016. A big picture personality, blue-sky thinker, able to revive businesses and reveal new horizons.
06:00:00 PM

Bendigo

TBD

TBD

TBD
TBD
TBD
07:00:00 PM

Stratton Finance

Cash vs Finance: How can you pay for your new camper or caravan

A quick overview on the pros and cons of different finance methods for buying your new camper or caravan

Manny Sevastas
General Manager- Stratton Finance
Manny has 20 plus years of experience in the marine and leisure finance space. He’s passionate about finding the best deal possible for his clients and giving them the power of choice with their finance.
08:00:00 PM

CIV

Everything Caravan & Camping

TBD

Danel & Matt
TBD
TBD
09:00:00 PM

WUDU

Tas Travelling Advendance with Whats Up Down Under

TAS - Strahan Beach Tourist Park, TAS - Huon Pine Sawmill, TAS - Westcoast Wilderness Railway & TAS - Sarah Island & Hells Gate

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
10:00:00 PM

WUDU

Exclusive Video with Whats Up Downunder

Exclusive - Don't Count Sheep

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
11:00:00 PM

AL-KO Australia

Towing off-road –know before you go

AL-KO provides key hints & tips for towing away from the black top.

Craig Greenaway -AL-KO
AL-KO Technical Manager
Craig Greenaway is the Manufacturing Manager with AL-KO. After completing a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (honours), Craig held engineering roles with Holden Engine Operations before entering the caravan industry as AL-KO’s Motorhome Chassis Production Engineer, followed by management of AL-KO’s manufacturing operations in Australia. He makes regular appearances as a technical expert on TV program What’s Up Downunder and is a keen 4WD and camper in his spare time.

Saturday, 3 October 2020

12:00:00 AM

Haymen Reese/Cenquet

Setting Up Your Weight Distribution System

– OK, you’ve just arrived home with your brand new Hayman Reese Weight Distribution, now what do you do? In this session we’ll show you how to install your kit and get yourself ready to tow.

Brought to you by Hayman Reese
From humble beginnings in 1951 Hayman Reese has long been the market leader in aftermarket towing solutions. Hayman Reese designs, engineers and manufactures a broad range of towing solutions, weight distribution hitches, sway controllers and a wide range of towing related accessories.
01:00:00 AM

Paramount Caravans - Canterbury Caravans

Canterbury Product range

Focus on toy haulers & small light weight caravans. Talking out the growing need for smaller caravans around towing, storage etc and toy haulers being able to take the toys away and the flexibility of the rear garage.

Ian Sadler
Sales Manager
I have been in the caravan industry for 17 years and am currently 40 years of age. I am married with 3 children. Over the year I have gained extensive knowledge from repairs & service and also retail sales. I am currently sale manager and soon to be Managing director for Canterbury caravans. I was the young achiever of the year in 2009 or 2010. I cant remember the year lol. I pride myself on being very honest and loyal. I have ensured my knowledge of caravans, tow vehicles etc is the best it can be to ensure our customers are in safe hands and that I providing correct information. I am very passionate about my job and the industry and I love helping out customers. Nothing feels better than to help a customer that is in need.
02:00:00 AM

Thetford

Inside Line with Thetford Australia & Walkinshaw Andretti United.

Tune into our webinar and meet WAU racing drivers, Chaz Mostert and Bryce Fullwood who will be interviewed by WAU resident interviewer Andrew Wiles where we talk about the Thetford partnership and a little race talk as well.

Walkinshaw Andretti Drivers and Interviewer – Andrew Wiles
Chaz Mostert, Bryce
Walkinshaw Andretti United is an Australian motor racing team based in the Melbourne suburb of Clayton. The team currently fields two Holden ZB Commodores in the Supercars Championship for Bryce Fullwood and Chaz Mostert, along with a Porsche 911 GT3-R in the Australian GT Championship.
03:00:00 AM

New Age Caravans

The new Road Owl Pop Top

New Age Caravans is pleased to announce the release of the Road Owl Pop Top. Join us as we talk you through the features of our latest product

Macca
Whats Up Downdunder host
Macca has spent more than half his life exploring and working all over Australia. He has been involved in the outdoor leisure industry for over 15 of those years and has an intimate understanding of what does and doesn’t work in Australia’s harshest environments.
04:00:00 AM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

Lithium compatible products

Are you upgrading to lithium battery? BMPRO lithium compatible product range can help you get the most out of your investment

David Bayliss
BMPRO brand ambassador
Currently director of Holroyd Utowpia – trailer parts manufacturer; the ambassador for BMPRO; CEO of SETEC between 2009 and 2016. A big picture personality, blue-sky thinker, able to revive businesses and reveal new horizons.
05:00:00 AM

Bendigo

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06:00:00 AM

CIV

The requirements of your lighting

Lights and Reflectors

Daniel & Linda
TBD
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07:00:00 AM

CIV

Couplings, Safety Chains and D-Shackles

Couplings - including height - Safety Chains & D-Shackles

Daniel & Linda
TBD
TBD
08:00:00 AM

WUDU

Cooking Skills with Whats Up Down Under

Recipe - Caramelised Fig Salad & Recipe - Everything Omelette

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
09:00:00 AM

Haymen Reese/Cenquet

Hayman Reese X-Bar Review

The Hayman Reese X-Bar is designed for the serious off-roader. See how it can handle the most demanding of conditions and why it is so unique.

Brought to you by X-Bar
From humble beginnings in 1951 Hayman Reese has long been the market leader in aftermarket towing solutions. Hayman Reese designs, engineers and manufactures a broad range of towing solutions, weight distribution hitches, sway controllers and a wide range of towing related accessories.
10:00:00 AM

G & S Chassis

Caravan chassis – what you need to know.

A caravan chassis is just like the foundation for your home – It’s worth investing in the best to make sure you don’t have any problems down the track. G&S Chassis gives you the run down on what makes a good chassis and what you should look out for.

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11:00:00 AM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

DC-DC charging correctly

Your on-the-road charging questions answered. Why all vehicles need a DC-DC charger.

Stewart Lofts
BMPRO Customer Service
BMPRO Customer Service Hero highly knowledgeable in all things electrical. Stewart has been working in caravan industry since he was 14 years old and is truly passionate about caravanning and camping.
12:00:00 PM

WUDU

Vic Travelling Advendance with Whats Up Down Under

VIC - National Wool Museum & Flowing Brick Cider House, VIC - Portarlington Mussel Farming & VIC - Fort Queenscliffe

Whats Up Down Under
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01:00:00 PM

RV Online

Climate control systems – How to best set up your caravan or leisure vehicle with Truma

TBD

Graeme Radford
National myCOOLMAN Sales Manager
TBD
02:00:00 PM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

Free camp with confidence

How to save power when freecamping. How to free camp for longer in comfort

David Bayliss
BMPRO brand ambassador
Currently director of Holroyd Utowpia – trailer parts manufacturer; the ambassador for BMPRO; CEO of SETEC between 2009 and 2016. A big picture personality, blue-sky thinker, able to revive businesses and reveal new horizons.
03:00:00 PM

BIG4 Holiday Parks

BIG4 gives you more choices

At BIG4, we aim to make your holiday experience as enjoyable as possible. Giving you a clearer understanding of the type of BIG4 park you can expect, we’ve developed three distinct park types to help you determine which park best suits your holiday needs.

Lisa Harvey
Park Recruitment Manager
Lisa Harvey has over 12 yrs experience as a business owner operating and managing the Nambucca River Tourist Park. Lisa Harvey has provided leadership and support for parks within the BIG4 network since she started with BIG4 in June 2017.
04:00:00 PM

RV Online

How to get expert advice on products and your set-up online with RVOnline.com.au

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Graeme Radford
National myCOOLMAN Sales Manager
TBD
05:00:00 PM

The Murray

The Murray: Explore The Great Outdoors

Australia’s longest river, spectacular national parks, ancient lunar landscapes and home to iconic native wildlife. Explore The Murray region’s natural wonders your own way - hike amongst untouched bushland, camp on a sandy river beach, kayak through ghostly river red gums or cruise on a historic paddle steamer.

Daniel & Linda & Gary
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06:00:00 PM

Stratton Finance

The beginner’s guide to: Owning a caravan

First-time caravan owner looking for some essential information about costs and considerations? Find out more in this webinar.

Manny Sevastas
General Manager- Stratton Finance
Manny has 20 plus years of experience in the marine and leisure finance space. He’s passionate about finding the best deal possible for his clients and giving them the power of choice with their finance.
07:00:00 PM

CIV

Weights definitions and industry reference - Caravans & Campers

Weights definitions and industry reference

Daniel & Linda & Gary
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TBD
08:00:00 PM

CIV

Payloads - whats in it, how does it work and loading your Van

Payloads - whats in it, how does it work, Loading your Van

Daniel & Linda & Gary
TBD
TBD
09:00:00 PM

WUDU

NT Travelling Advendance with Whats Up Down Under

NT - Turtle Tracks Tour Sea Darwin, NT - Crocidile Experience, NT - Australian Aviation Heritage Centre & NT - Hidden Valley Motorsport Complex

Whats Up Down Under
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10:00:00 PM

WUDU

Exclusive Video with Whats Up Downunder

Exclusive - Fuel Prices & Exclusive - In The Wind

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
11:00:00 PM

Haymen Reese/Cenquet

Hayman Reese X-Bar Review

The Hayman Reese X-Bar is designed for the serious off-roader. See how it can handle the most demanding of conditions and why it is so unique.

Brought to you by X-Bar
From humble beginnings in 1951 Hayman Reese has long been the market leader in aftermarket towing solutions. Hayman Reese designs, engineers and manufactures a broad range of towing solutions, weight distribution hitches, sway controllers and a wide range of towing related accessories.

Sunday, 4 October 2020

12:00:00 AM

G & S Chassis

Caravan chassis – what you need to know.

A caravan chassis is just like the foundation for your home – It’s worth investing in the best to make sure you don’t have any problems down the track. G&S Chassis gives you the run down on what makes a good chassis and what you should look out for.

TBD
TBD
01:00:00 AM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

DC-DC charging correctly

How to save power when freecamping. How to free camp for longer in comfort

Stewart Lofts
BMPRO Customer Service
BMPRO Customer Service Hero highly knowledgeable in all things electrical. Stewart has been working in caravan industry since he was 14 years old and is truly passionate about caravanning and camping.
02:00:00 AM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

Free camp with confidence

How to save power when freecamping. How to free camp for longer in comfort

David Bayliss
BMPRO brand ambassador
Currently director of Holroyd Utowpia – trailer parts manufacturer; the ambassador for BMPRO; CEO of SETEC between 2009 and 2016. A big picture personality, blue-sky thinker, able to revive businesses and reveal new horizons.
03:00:00 AM

BIG4 Holiday Parks

BIG4 gives you more choices

At BIG4, we aim to make your holiday experience as enjoyable as possible. Giving you a clearer understanding of the type of BIG4 park you can expect, we’ve developed three distinct park types to help you determine which park best suits your holiday needs.

Lisa Harvey
Park Recruitment Manager
Lisa Harvey has over 12 yrs experience as a business owner operating and managing the Nambucca River Tourist Park. Lisa Harvey has provided leadership and support for parks within the BIG4 network since she started with BIG4 in June 2017.
04:00:00 AM

RV Online

How to get expert advice on products and your set-up online with RVOnline.com.au

TBD

Graeme Radford
National myCOOLMAN Sales Manager
TBD
05:00:00 AM

The Murray

The Murray: Explore The Great Outdoors

Australia’s longest river, spectacular national parks, ancient lunar landscapes and home to iconic native wildlife. Explore The Murray region’s natural wonders your own way - hike amongst untouched bushland, camp on a sandy river beach, kayak through ghostly river red gums or cruise on a historic paddle steamer.

Donna Russell
Marketing Manager, Murray Regional Tourism
Donna has a strong knowledge of The Murray, having lived and worked in the region most of her life. In her current role, she regularly travels the length of the Murray River from Albury Wodonga to Mildura Wentworth working with tourism operators and managing projects that promote the region.
06:00:00 AM

CIV

Brakes and the legal requirements

Brakes - legal requirements

Daniel & Linda & Gary
TBD
TBD
07:00:00 AM

WUDU

Cooking Skills with Whats Up Down Under

Cooking Skills with Whats Up Down Under

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
08:00:00 AM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

BMPRO J35 / JHub battery management system for caravans and how to optimise its performance

BMPRO J35 / JHub battery management system for caravans and how to optimise its performance

Stewart Lofts
BMPRO Customer Service
BMPRO Customer Service Hero highly knowledgeable in all things electrical. Stewart has been working in caravan industry since he was 14 years old and is truly passionate about caravanning and camping.
09:00:00 AM

BIG4 Holiday Parks

Dog-friendly facilities and accommodation at BIG4 parks

Dog-friendly facilities and accommodation at BIG4 parks

Lucy Coffey
Business Development Manager
Lucy has been a Business Development Manager with BIG4 for the past 6 months managing the Queensland and Tasmanian Parks. She has myriad of experiences, ranging from strategies, budgeting, managing parks facilities (including dog-friendly parks) and more. Working with over 40 parks across the country, Lucy will be able to help answer any questions you might have for your upcoming journey to experience the best that BIG4 has to offer!
10:00:00 AM

New Age Caravans

Walkinshaw, Testing, and Research & Development

Walkinshaw, Testing, and Research & Development

Oliver Lukeis and Adrian Di Vincenzo
Chief of Operations (Oliver Lukeis) Head of Product Planning (Adrian Di Vincenzo)
Adrian has been working for New Age Cararavans the longest of any staff member, he has over a decade of experience in the caravan industry working in drafting, engineering and research & development.
11:00:00 AM

Pooches at Play

Keeping your dog safe on holiday

Lara provides her top tips on keeping your dog safe in caravan parks and camping grounds. General first aid advice, water safety tips and keeping your dog safe in the heat. Plus, how to keep your dog safe and what to do in the case of snakes and paralysis ticks.

Lara Shannon
Dog Trainer/Behaviourist, Author, Producer/Host of Channel 10’s Pooches at Play
Lara Shannon is a certified dog behaviourist and trainer, Executive Producer and Host of Pooches at Play on Channel 10 and editor of Poochesatplay.com. Author of the new book Eat, Play, Love Your Dog, Lara also runs her own dog training and boarding business in Melbourne’s Bayside area. Check out her new book Eat Play Love your Dog here https://poochesatplay.com/product/eat-play-love-your-dog/
12:00:00 AM

Thetford

Thetford Product Overview in Caravan

Tune into our webinar and meet our Service Manager John Simmons who will run through some of the benefits, features and troubleshooting of the Thetford products for your caravan!

John Simmons
Service Manager
John Simmons aka Pommy has been with Thetford over 35 years. John begun with Thetford Spinflow located in the UK before joining Thetford Australia in 2008 as the first employee. There is no doubt that John is known best for his technical knowledge and expertise and exceptional service to customers.
01:00:00 PM

Bendigo

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02:00:00 PM

RV Online

Top 10 camping/caravanning must haves – Don’t travel without these!

TBD

Graeme Radford
National myCOOLMAN Sales Manager
TBD
03:00:00 PM

CIV

What to weigh, how to weigh, What has a weight rating

what to weigh, how to weigh, What has a weight rating

Daniel & Linda & Gary
TBD
TBD
04:00:00 PM

Haymen Reese/Cenquet

Titan Tray Review

Getting ready for your next adventure? See how to assemble and fit a Titan Tray to help make your trip a walk in the park.

Brought to you by Titan Tray
From humble beginnings in 1951 Hayman Reese has long been the market leader in aftermarket towing solutions. Hayman Reese designs, engineers and manufactures a broad range of towing solutions, weight distribution hitches, sway controllers and a wide range of towing related accessories.
05:00:00 PM

BMPRO - Powering Your Adventures

BatteryPlus35 power management system explained

Is your caravan equipped with a BP35 by BMPRO? Find out how to optimise its performance and battery system to travel in comfort

Stewart Lofts
BMPRO Customer Service
BMPRO Customer Service Hero highly knowledgeable in all things electrical. Stewart has been working in caravan industry since he was 14 years old and is truly passionate about caravanning and camping.
06:00:00 PM

WUDU

WA Travelling Advendance with Whats Up Down Under

WA Travelling Advendance with Whats Up Down Under

Whats Up Down Under
TBD
TBD
07:00:00 PM

CIV

how to tow to the conditions

Lean tips how to tow to the conditions

Daniel & Linda & Gary
TBD
TBD
08:00:00 PM

CIV

Getting a Job in the Caravan Industry

Caravan Industry Jobs

Daniel & Warren
TBD
TBD
09:00:00 PM

WUDU

Exclusive Video with Whats Up Downunder

Exclusive - Invention & The Barber

Whats Up Down Under
10:00:00 PM

BIG4 Holiday Parks

Dog-friendly facilities and accommodation at BIG4 parks

Dog-friendly facilities and accommodation at BIG4 parks

Lucy Coffey
Business Development Manager
Lucy has been a Business Development Manager with BIG4 for the past 6 months managing the Queensland and Tasmanian Parks. She has myriad of experiences, ranging from strategies, budgeting, managing parks facilities (including dog-friendly parks) and more. Working with over 40 parks across the country, Lucy will be able to help answer any questions you might have for your upcoming journey to experience the best that BIG4 has to offer!
11:00:00 PM

New Age Caravans

Walkinshaw, Testing, and Research & Development

Walkinshaw, Testing, and Research & Development

Oliver Lukeis and Adrian Di Vincenzo
Chief of Operations (Oliver Lukeis) Head of Product Planning (Adrian Di Vincenzo)
TBD

Chat and Zoom with Exhibitors!

See something you like and have some questions? Our Platform allows you to speak and video call with exhibitors, who are online- there are different times for different exhibitors, however, if you miss them, they will be notified of your message and will be able to get back to you when they are online! It is a great way to ask your questions and have them answered all in the comfort of your own home!