JIM’S GROUP TRADE SHOW & FAMILY DAY
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We’ve outgrown the Jim’s HQ! But we’re back bigger and better than before!
Come along and see us at Melbourne Showgrounds this May!
Haven’t made the leap to Jim’s Group yet? Join us at Melbourne Showgrounds Friday 26th & Saturday 27th May 2023 and see what this family friendly event could do for you. You will wish you had done it sooner!
Friday 26th & Saturday 27th May 2023
10am – 4pm
Melbourne Showgrounds- Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale 3023 – Grand
Pavilion & Town Square
Parking and public transport:
Parking available on-site for $25, Parking Gate Entry: TBC. Click
here for more information on public transport.
Our upcoming Jim’s Group Trade Show & Family Day is a highly anticipated event, centered around business development, industry collaboration and networking. The 2-Day event is full of industry experts, knowledgeable exhibitors, workshops and live demonstrations, special guests, prizes, *free amusement rides plus much more! Friday focuses more on the Trade aspect of the show. *Rides available Saturday only, still plenty for the kids to enjoy on the Friday too. Make the most out of both days!
Quest Accommodation Deal
Jim’s Group has your back!
We have teamed up with Quest Apartments to offer a discount code to anyone wishing to stay locally or make a weekend out of it.
Please use our exclusive discount code JIMSTRADESHOW23 when booking below at participating locations to access this attractive offer.
Please select below the Quest location and use the code when booking via their website.
ARE YOU A CURRENT JIM’S FRANCHISEE?
Enter your details below to receive your complimentary
1x Adult Trade Show ticket and 1x parking ticket.
Interested in becoming an event sponsor? Please fill the below form and we’ll be in touch:
Will Parking be available?
Yes, $25 per vehicle. For those not driving, please see below:
Arriving by Bus: Bus No. 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds) stops along Langs Road and Epsom Road.
Bus No. 404 (Footscray to Moonee Ponds) stops on the corner of Epsom and Ascot Vale Roads.
Arriving by Tram: Tram No. 57 (Elizabeth Street City, to West Maribyrnong) stops at Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre (stop 32) on Epsom Road, a short 3 minute walk from Gate 1 of Melbourne Showgrounds.
Arriving by Train: Trains will not be running directly to Melbourne Showgrounds station for this event. Take the Craigieburn line to Newmarket Station, then catch Tram No. 57 away from the city to Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre (stop 32) on Epsom Road.
Will there be food and drinks for purchase?
Yes you can purchase food and beverages through our Food Truck vendors. They cater to all kinds of eaters with all-inclusive food options covering all preferences and requirements.
Will there be amusement rides on Friday?
No. Amusement rides are available on Saturday only. There will be sideshows and activities on Friday for the whole family to still enjoy.
How much do amusement rides cost per ride?
Free for all ticket holders.
Is it safe for the kids to visit the amusement rides?
Yes! We follow strict safety procedures. Our amusements are clean, maintained and checked by an engineer. Our friendly, attentive staff are fully trained and hold working with children checks. We have a team dedicated to supervising all amusement rides at all times to ensure you have fun on the day.
Are amusements suitable for all ages?
Yes, there are many different amusements available on the day, suited to all ages.
What time is the Jim’s Group Trade Show & Family Day?
Opens 10am and concludes 4pm, Friday and Saturday.
Where can I purchase tickets?
Through Melbourne Showgrounds website via this link- www.melbourneshowgrounds.com/whats-on/events/jims-group-trade-show-family-day/
Please note: All minors attending this event must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult
Are children 5 years of age and under, free?
Yes! No ticket required for children 5 and under.
Are sideshows free?
No, there is a small fee to pay.
Is the event indoor and outdoor?
Yes. Grand Pavilion is inside and Town Square is outside. Be sure to check the weather and pack suitable clothing in case of rain.
Is there an ATM on-site?
Yes upon entrance to Grand Pavilion. This will be displayed on the visitors map at the event.
Can I purchase items from exhibitors selling products?
Yes! Be sure to keep an eye out for exciting deals from our friendly exhibitors.
What brands can I expect to see at the Jim’s Group Trade Show & Family Day?
This event is brought to you by our Major partner KRESS who will be in attendance. For our full list of partners attending, please see below.
We have regional franchisor opportunities and some pre-loved franchises available Australia-wide.
Select from the drop-down box what division you are interested, and one of our team will call you to discuss the options available for you.