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      Australian Tattoo Expo in Brisbane

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      December 7, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (daily for 3 times)

      Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
      Brisbane, Queensland 4101

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      Australian Tattoo Expo

      Australia’s most colourful people set to storm Brisbane for the nation's largest tattoo expo

      Thousands of Queenslanders will gather at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for the second annual Australian Tattoo Expo experiencing a weekend full of tattoos, art and entertainment.

      Brisbane, Australia – After its successful debut in 2018, Australian Tattoo Expo will return to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, bringing together over 250 of the best tattoo artists in the country under one roof. Hosted by Melbourne based Australian Exhibition Group, the expo will kick off on Friday 12th-Sunday 14th July 2019, showcasing exceptional artwork from local and international artists travelling from all corners of the globe including New Zealand, South Africa, Nepal and Japan.

      Guests will meet their favourite and new artists, watch them in action, get lost in an outstanding image gallery, explore popular trends and techniques and also make an appointment or get inked on the spot. Notable artists include Shaun Bones from televisions Bondi Ink, Nikita Morgan from South Africa, Kelvin Kok from Malaysia and local Brisbanites, Drea Darling and Mimsy Gleeson. A variety of genres will be on display during the expo including Realism, Watercolor, Tribal, New School, Neo Traditional, Japanese and Blackwork ensuring there is something for everyone.

      “We are thrilled to offer Queenslanders the opportunity to explore the world of body art again for the second year running,” said Kevin Mack, Director of Australian Exhibition Group. “The evolution of tattoos throughout history and how different genres have been created over time is so fascinating, so we wanted to combine everything anyone needs to know about the industry over three days. Australian Tattoo Expo provides an avenue for those who have tattoos or people considering to get one an opportunity to interact and explore with like-minded people and professionals they may not have the opportunity to meet in their daily lives. It’s also a great way for art lovers of any genre to see something different, open their minds and enjoy an exciting day out.”

      In addition to all things tattoo, Australian Tattoo Expo is home to body piercing, tattoo related merchandise and thrilling sideshow entertainment including circus performers, aerial dancers, sword swallowing and fire eaters. Artists will also continue battling it out in Brisbane to be crowned the 2019 Australian Tattoo Series Champion with a grand prize of $10,000 awarded to the winner at the end. Furthermore, all eyes will be on the hilarious Sh!ttest Tattoo Competition where guests can win big prizes for offering themselves up for a comedic roast in front of expo goers.

      Australia’s leading alcohol and food brands are sponsoring this years expo, including industry favourites like Sabre Gloves, Inkjecta, 3rd Chapter, Fusion Tattoo Ink.

      The expo will open at 10am each day with tickets ranging from as little as $10 - $70 for the three day pass. Children are also welcome to visit the expo, encouraging budding artists to explore the tattoo genres with their parents. Those under 12 years old can attend for free.

      For more information or to purchase a ticket, please visit


      About Australian Exhibition Group:

      Australian Exhibition Group prides itself on developing and delivering interactive high impact activations to the exhibition world. Having orchestrated events and exhibitions across a broad range of industries, AEG is consistently known to deliver inspiring events for exhibitors, sponsors and visitors.
      The management group of Australian Exhibitions Group develops many of Australia’s best consumer exhibitions. Its committed and passionate team understands the importance of identifying and meeting customer expectations, and so tailors solutions to ensure each client has a rewarding exhibition experience.

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