Brisbane Truck Show

At Lubecore Australasia, we, along with our clients, love trucks. In this post, we want to share a quick write-up about this year’s Brisbane Truck Show. 

Held this past May and set to return again in May 2021, the Brisbane Truck Show was recently acknowledged by Australia Event Awards, winning Australia’s Best Corporate Event and Best Exhibition, Trade or Consumer Show for 2019. The show is also internationally acclaimed among the world’s leading industry business events, and is owned and run by national industry association, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA).

What makes this event stand out?

From 3M Australia to ZF Services Australia, and with over 250 exhibitors including Scania Australia and Mercedes-Benz Trucks & Bus, the Exhibitors coming to the exhibit alone are enough to get any trucks enthusiast excited.

A stand out event under the Brisbane Truck Show was “Australia Heavy Vehicle Industry Week” wherein many exhibitors held special dinners, drive days, factory tours and other activities around Brisbane city. Displays by Daimler in Queen St. Mall and by the Volvo Group in Redacliff Place were definitely stand out events within the entire event.

Organisers were also able to open up Mt Cotton testing and training track for use by exhibitors and stakeholders. The South Bank Roadhouse was also a great addition to the show in 2019 – it allowed exhibitors to expand beyond the walls of the Convention Centre and showcase their vehicles and their values to the broader community.

In 2021, it’s expected to continue and even exceed expectations. 

What you need to know for the 2021 event:


From Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th May 2021.

Where will it be held?

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) featuring displays in various locations around Brisbane. 

How much?

While prices for tickets haven’t been released for 2021, we expect prices to be around the same or possibly slightly higher than 2019 prices (Eg. Adults ~$22 online for one day or ~$28 at the door for one day pass).

Suggested places to stay if you’re not a local Brisbanite:

Mantra South Bank Brisbane (Hotel) Want to make your visit more ‘touristy’? To take a relaxing holiday while you visit the show, this is your hotel! It features a gorgeous pool and it’s opposite the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Arise Soda Apartments (Aparthotel) these self-catered apartments are just 400m away from the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Arise Atlas Apartments (Aparthotel) Going just a bit further, these apartments are located a mere 600m from the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.