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Countdown Begins For Mackay Sugar Ag Trade Expo

The excitement is building as the countdown begins for the highly anticipated Mackay Sugar Ag Trade Expo 2024, set to be hosted by the Western Suburbs Leagues Club (Walkerston). This event promises to be a spectacular celebration of all things agricultural.

Julie Crowley, Coordinator for the event, expressed her gratitude for the overwhelming support from the local community.

"We've been thrilled with the response from exhibitors, with bookings pouring in daily. We have an incredible lineup of stallholders already confirmed, ensuring two days packed with action, displays, products, and services catering to all aspects of agriculture and rural lifestyles," she said.

Highlighting the significance of agricultural shows in Australian culture, Julie emphasised the importance of local business support for the Expo's growth and future success.

"We extend our heartfelt thanks to the businesses that have secured their sites for 2024. For those who haven't yet, there's still time to join us in this exciting endeavour," she added.

The Expo is proud to welcome back its naming rights sponsor, Mackay Sugar, a member of the Nordzucker Group.

"Mackay Sugar brings professionalism and excitement to our event and showcases their commitment to the sugar industry in our region and we eagerly anticipate collaborating with them not only in 2024 but also in the years ahead," Julie remarked.

The 2024 Mackay Sugar Ag Trade Expo will take place at Wests Leagues Club, Branscombe Rd Walkerston, on Friday, May 19th, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturday, May 20th, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

Attendees can expect a family-friendly atmosphere with live music by The Gottani Sisters, whip-cracking demonstrations, line dancing, exhibitor demonstrations on both days, and a special kid’s zone on Saturday featuring various attractions.

Admission to the event is $5 for adults, with free entry for children under 13 years old.

For more information, please visit or contact Julie

Crowley at West’s Leagues Club by calling 4959 2480 or emailing

About Mackay Sugar Ag Trade Expo: The Mackay Sugar Ag Trade Expo is a bi-annual event showcasing the latest innovations, products, and services in agriculture. With a focus on fostering community engagement and industry growth, the Expo serves as a platform for networking, education, and celebration within the agricultural sector.

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