Every three years Rockhampton and the surrounds, experience a large influx of National and International visitors attending Beef Australia 2018.
In 2015, there were over 90,000 visitors including 1100 International guests from over 40 countries and a staggering $74 million was spent in the Rocky region.
The May 6 to 12 dates of Beef Australia is a time for local businesses to capatilise on this huge increase in visitor numbers by making their businesses stand out, one way to do this is by taking part in the Beef Australia 2018 Shop window competition.
This competition is open to all businesses in Rockhampton, Gracemere, Yeppoon, Emu Park and Mount Morgan.
“It is an opportunity to help dress up the region by involving your business, whether you have a café, shoe store or a solicitor’s office, we want everybody to get involved and help get Rockhampton into the Beef Spirit,” Beef 2018 marketing and communication coordinator Sarah Mitchell-Anyon.
The competition will have three categories, businesses will select what category they want to enter; Most Creative, People’s Choice or Best Beef theme.
Businesses are urged to start planning their display ideas as entries will open on the April 9 and there are some great prizes up for grabs.