AQM Guest Speaker

For AQM 2017, we were delighted to have Tula Pink as our Guest Presenter.
Venue Location

Melbourne Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Cnr Clarendon Street and Normanby Road, Southbank. See the map on the Locality page —location is about 200 metres from the edge of the CBD.

Saturday 24th Nov. 2018: 10am–5pm

Saturday 24th Nov. 2018: 5pm-6pm - Guest Speaker's Presentation - for Show and Share ticket holders.

Sunday 25th November 2018: 10am–4:30pm

Show & Share Theatre Sessions will be held on both days between 8–10am. This is not to be missed!

To visit as a buyer is FREE*. However, if you would like to attend the Show & Share Sessions, you will need to purchase a “2-Day Pass” for $11.00/person (incl. GST) which will give you access to all 'Show & Share' Sessions for either or both days as well as any special presentations.

*If registered prior to Wednesday 21st November, otherwise there is a $11.00/person late registration fee.

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Australian Quilt Market
A date for your diary - AQM 2018

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November, 2018


Entrance is at Doorway 1 of the Melbourne Exhibition Centre at the front end of the Concourse.

The AQM is a wholesale and TRADE ONLY show and is not open to members of the general public.

**Melbourne's Wholesale Trade Show for the Patchwork and Quilting Industry**

Since 1998, the Australian Quilt Market has been the prime venue to view and buy the very latest in patchwork,fabrics, professional quilting machines, threads, domestic sewing machines, notions, patterns, needlework, beading and accessories. From its humble beginnings, the AQM has become the largest wholesale event in the southern hemisphere! The market offers access to hundreds of internationally renowned manufacturers and converters.

In conjunction with our home at Melbourne Exhibition Centre, we are continuing with the overwhelming success of the 'Show & Share' Theatre Sessions in the morning prior to the market opening on each day. The sessions are now located in the main show hall.

Details for this event will be updated on our website from 1st October onwards. It is free to attend the market* and, if you would like to attend the 'Show & Share' sessions, there is a one-off fee of $11.00 (incl. GST/person) for a 2-day pass to visit as many of the classes as you wish.
Upon receipt of your registration, we will send you a visitor’s kit which includes name tags. The AQM Show Guide Booklet of the event and a handy AQM tote bag may be collected at the registration desk. Although we have allocated sufficient seating, attendance to the 'Show & Share' Sessions is on a ‘first come, first served’ basis; so the “early bird” gets the seat.

The AQM Café will provide light meals/snacks and hot/cold drinks. So, join the market leaders for hundreds of new ideas and products for your business.

Register Online in 2018...
Registering has never been easier. We now take registrations and credit card payments via Paypal secure payment gateway. Simply proceed to the Visitors Registration page from October 1st, 2018 and submit your registration. If you are unable to register on-line you can still download and post the form or contact the AQM office. On-line registration will close on Wed. 21st Nov. After this date registration will be available on show days - Sat. 24th & Sun 25th November.