BLA Trade Talk: BLA Trade Show 2017
The second BLA Trade Show held in Sydney recently was a great success.
The BLA Trade Show held on the 30th July - 1 August at the Sydney Convention Centre has been deemed a great success. The feedback from dealers, suppliers and staff was extremely positive in only the second year of the event. Attendance numbers were up and dealers were treated to the best BLA pricing of the year, as well as the opportunity to speak one-on-one with suppliers and manufacturers.
"We are extremely happy with the results of the BLA Trade Show in only its second year,” exclaims Dion Dougherty, General Manager. “This year we had dozens of suppliers and manufacturers from around the world coming together with our valued dealers and our sales team to network, share technical knowledge and to access the best pricing of the year.
“It was great to have held the event alongside Marine17 in a big win for industry. Feedback from all attendees was overwhelmingly positive and we look forward to the continued growth of the BLA Trade Show in 2018," advises Dougherty.
Brands on display included SeaStar Solutions, Humminbird, Minn Kota, Lewmar, BEP, Mastervolt, Sierra, Whale, OceanLED and Turning Point.
Some of the exclusive new product releases included the Minn Kota Ultrex, Garelick premium ladders and seating solutions, Wool Lube lanolin products, the Mega Pulse battery conditioner, BLA Drum Winches and Tru Design marine composite fittings.
2017 Trade Show Features:
- Absolute lowest pricing of the year
- Exclusive manufacturer promotions
- Exclusive new product launches
- Largest range of boat parts and accessories
- Access international manufacturers’ technical expertise
- Free entry
- Travel & Accommodation reimbursement
- Meals provided at the show
- Ran alongside Marine17
- Free entry to the 50th Sydney International Boat Show