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Gala dinner - Saturday night $69.
Meet John Bowe & Colin Bond
Registration ticket just $24 (includes sample bag)
Registration tickets available at the door

Program of events

Room trading is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday all day and evening and open times are set by each room trader. You will find room traders upstairs in Rydges hote l(level will be signed).

Saturday November 10th, 2018

9.00am 2018 Diecast Model Expo officially begins.
Please note that from 9am-10am registration desk is only open. Sales desk opens at 10am for model purchases.

11.00am-11.30am Grease pit 118 workshop:“Panelvan part 1”
In this first part of Rob Smith’s custom modelling presentation, you will learn how to lower your ride height of a model. Rob will present this information in the main expo room.

1.00pm-2.00pm Daniel Morcombe Foundation Charity Auction
The Diecast Model Expo will auction all the models with certificate #001 and also some other special models. Have your chance to add a special item to your collection. Held in the main expo room, Tezza and Smick Mick will have you entertained.

2.30pm-3.00pm Grease pit 118 workshop:“Panelvan part 2”
In part two, Rob Smith will take you through removal of decals from models. Rob will present this information in the main expo room.

3.00pm-3.45pm Drake Collectables presents Craig Membrey.
Bruce Hay from Drake Collectables will talk with Craig Membrey from “Membreys transport”. Craig has a rich history in the transport industry and is also a Beyond Blue ambassador. Craig will also be available for a signing session.

4.00pm Main Expo room closes

6.15pm-9.30pm Gala Dinner
(Ticket needs to be pre purchased) Join in this semi formal evening(smart casual dress code) which will have two special guest speakers. Listen to John Bowe and Colin Bond relive some of their great and not so great motorsport moments. Both gentlemen will be available for a signing session during the evening.

Sunday November 11th, 2018

9.00am Main Expo room opens

9.00am-9.45am John Bowe signing/photo session
Legendary Australian touring car ace John Bowe will be in the main Expo room for you to get his autograph on anything you like.

10.00am-10.30am Grease pit 118 workshop:“Panelvan part 3”
In part three, Rob Smith will show you how to deck out your rear compartment of your panelvan. Rob will present this information in the main expo room.

10.55am-11am Remembrance day presentation.
One of great volunteers Warrant Officer Class Two Greg Ralph, will lead a brief service and 2 minutes silence. Help mark this special moment by being in the main expo room.

11.02am Winners of the Custom Model competition announced
Creative custom car modellers have their time in the sun and the general attendees will choose the winners. Those that voted for their favourite custom models will go into the draw to win an exclusive 2018 Diecast Model expo Holden VC Commodore HDT, Satin Black model.

12.00pm-1.15pm Dick Johnson signing/photo session
What a pleasure it will be to have the legend Dick Johnson on hand to have a chat and sign your models.

1.30pm-2.00pm Grease pit 118 workshop:“Panelvan part 4”
In part four, Rob Smith will show you how to finish off your custom build with great tips and tricks for reassembly. Rob will present this information in the main expo room.
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2.30pm 2018 Diecast Model Expo officially closes