The Women's Outdoor & Adventure Expo 2017

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

  • The worlds best adventure retailers specifically catering for women

  • Inspiring talks from inspirational women

  • Free interactive skill workshops

  • Hands-on activities

  • Adventure travel suppliers

  • Networking oppertunities

  • Bring your whole family

When: 3rd December 2017

TIME: 9.30AM - 4PM

Where: Howie Complex, Sydney Showgrounds (Directions)

General Admission: $30 

Group Ticket (4 Adults): $100 

Family ticket (2 adults & 2 kids up to 16) $55

ALL CHILDREN UNDER 14 GET FREE ADMISSION

5% of all ticket sales will be donated to One Girl Charity.

The Women’s Adventure Expo is a unique opportunity, bringing together retailers and adventurers with a focus on women’s needs. Over 900 people attended the inaugural expo in 2016, and this year we are gearing up for an even bigger event with an even wider range of activities.

In short, expect much more than a simple expo: this event is the ultimate hub for you to discover new trends, find inspiration, meet likeminded adventurers, sign up for training courses, plan ahead and get fully kitted out before embarking on your next adventure!


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STAGE SCHEDULE

OUR ADVENTUROUS MC IS FUCHSIA SIMS FROM ADVENTURE JUNKY

9:45am -  Acknowledgement of Country with Kamla and Amber & She Went Wild Welcome

10:00am - Heather Ellis, author of one of Amazon's top selling books this year Ubuntu: One Woman's Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa. Heather's epic journey over 15 months and 19 countries riding 42,000 kilometres on a Yamaha TT600 off-road motorcycle from south to north Africa during 1993 to 1994.

10:45am - Adventuring & Mental Health: Amy Molloy editor of THE COLLECTIVE in conversation with Megan Rowlatt from Intrepid Landcare and Jimmy Stanton Cook from Beards On to discuss the outdoor rituals they practise to deal with life’s challenges – and how to discover your own wild healing strategies. 

11:30am - Terra Roam discusses her voyage of walking solo & unaccompanied 16,000k across Australia across the last 4 years. Terra is passionate about sharing her more challenging and life changing insights. The Happy Walk: My solo walk around Australia

12:15pm - Lisa Blair became the first woman to sail solo and unassisted around Antarctica when she reached Albany, in WA, following a gruelling 184-day voyage talks Sailing the World

1:00pm - Sarah Davis talks about her current planning of her expedition to paddle the length of the world’s longest river, the Nile. It’s also one of the most treacherous rivers, flowing along some 6,850km, taking in some of the world’s most extraordinary terrain Paddle the Nile

1:45pm - Angie Scarth-Johnson, is a self-taught climber starting at age 7. Her accomplishments have been well beyond her years. At 13 years old, she is currently considered one of the best Australian climbers and the best sports outdoor climber for under 16 in the World .  Angie's Adventures

2:30pm - Chloe Phillips-Harris on her Adventures by Horseback around the world. She has raced horses 1000km across Mongolia, visited some of the worlds most remote tribes and recently walked across the Simpson Desert with camels.

3:15pm - Lauren Jones from The Jonesys who just completed a 1600k walk through the outback with her husband and 1-year-old  daughter Morgan


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CAMPFIRE WORKSHOP TIMETABLE

10:00am: Aboriginal Campfire Story - Kamla Webb & Amber Mercy from Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours

11:00am: Adventuring with Kids - Penny Sadubin from Outdoor Connections Australia

12:00pm: Sleepbags 101 - Tim McCartney-Snape from Sea to Summit

1:00pm: Getting fit for your next adventure & avoiding injury - Ruth from TrekFit Australia and Phebe Corey from Articfit

2:00pm: Setting up camp & being confident camping alone - Ruth Hodgson from Blue Mountain Guides

3:00pm: Nature Therapy - Claire Dunn from Nature's Apprentice

** No bookings required for workshops, based on a first come first served basis


CLASSROOM WORKSHOP TIMETABLE

10:30 AM- Packing 101 - Ruth Hodgson from Blue Mountain Guides

11:30 AM- Basic Bush First Aid - Survive First Aid

12:30 PM- Getting jobs in the field - Kelly O'Connell from the Soil Conservation Service

1:30 PM- How to identify flora and forage - Diego Bonetto from Wild Stories

2:30 PM- Responsible adventuring & reducing plastic - Heather Porter from Hike it Out

3:30 PM- Camp meal prep: dehydrating meals - Sonya Muhlsimmer from Xtreme Gourmet

** No bookings required for workshops, based on a first come first served basis


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WHO WILL BE EXHIBITING

Check out all of our awesome exhibitors & brands who be showcasing their products, brands and services at the upcoming event. 

 

 

THE WOMEN'S ADVENTURE EXPO 2017 IS SPONSORED BY

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find THE LATEST GEAR

We have some of Australia's biggest brands as part of the exhibition this year, from gear, travel companies and adventure services.

bring the whole family

Mum's and dad's alike will love the experience! Plenty to see, do and listen to! Great food, great music and a relaxed and engaging environment.

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MEET NEW FRIENDS

Get chatting to your co-adventurers and plan meet ups and outings with new friendly faces.