Melbourne Gift Fair

Melbourne Convention Centre
Melbourne Convention Centre

The GHA (Gift & Homewares Australia) runs their Home & Giving fair together with Reed Gifts Fairs who jointly present the August Melbourne gift fairs simultaneously in two Melbourne venues, the Melbourne Showgrounds and also at the the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre in the heart of the city is just 8 kilometres from the exhibitors at the Melbourne Showgrounds venue. Continuous FREE shuttle buses will operate between the two venues during the fair days to ensure buyers can easily visit all exhibitors.

Location & Dates

The next August Melbourne Gift Fairs of GHA’s (Gifts and Homewares Australia) Home and Giving Fair and Reed Gift Fairs will be held simultaneously from Saturday 2nd to Wednesday 5th August 2014 at Both at two locations:-

  • Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale with extra exhibitors for both
  • also at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre , Southbank,

Getting Around it all

The Melbourne gifts and homewares fair is a big event and you wont get around it all in one day. Some people wont get it all done in the 4 days. So come prepared with your map of exhibitors that you need to see and plan to spend at least 3 days if you are serious about finding new products at this Fair.

 Melbourne Showgrounds Layout Map

Directions. How to get to the showgrounds.

The Melbourne Showgrounds boasts excellent transport access from the city.

For full details of this and other events staged at the Melbourne Showgrounds, see the Melbourne Showgrounds site.

Directions to the Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre

The superb, central location of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre means it is easily accessed by the city’s roadways, freeways, public transport and on foot. The City Link automated tollway connects the MCEC to the airport in just 20 minutes. The Centre is also serviced by six parking areas suitable for public, and bus parking and now with Major new South Walk parking at what used to be the back entry to the MEC. The MCEC now has two main entrances for the Gift fair, (At Bay 1 and at the other end at Bay 20 coming off the new South Walk Carpark)

Tram routes for the Melbourne Exhibition Centre:

  • Route 96 – St Kilda to East Brunswick
  • Route 109 – Port Melbourne to Box Hill
  • Route 112 – West Preston to St Kilda

Trains : Southern Cross and Flinders Street stations are both a short stroll from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Taxis: Taxi ranks are right on the doorstep:
Airport transfers: Skybus Super Shuttle is the official transit link between Melbourne Airport and the central business district. It departs every 15 minutes from Southern Cross station, a five-minute walk from the Centre.

To take easy maps with you, see the new MEC Parking Map, or for the showgrounds venue, see the street map of the suburbs around Ascot Vale, also the street map of the close Vicinity around the Melbourne Showgrounds and the map of the Showgrounds showing the exhibition halls for the Melbourne Gift Fair.