23 May 2024
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Record attendance at Australia's 2024 Caravan Industry National Conference

The Caravan Industry Association of Australia attracted a record number of 1086 delegates for its 2024 Caravan Industry National Conference, held from 15 to 17 May.

During the event, the Caravan Industry Association of Australia announced that the winner of its Eric Hayman OAM Award for Excellence, the industry’s highest honour, was Grant Wilckens, CEO of the G’Day Group and current Chair of Caravan Industry Association of Australia.

It commented: “Grant has been instrumental in providing confidence for institutional capital to invest in our industry, raising the profile of our industry amongst mainstream media and tourism agencies, and leading the national body and the industry through some of the most significant challenges we have ever faced.”

The conference included a K-mac Powerheads and Thetford golf day, a gala dinner, plus masterclasses, keynote speakers and panels on topics including: the usage of lithium-ion batteries, cyber security, state association activities, insurance, technology, labour and many more. A manufacturing hub revealed some exciting prospects for innovation, highlighting a bright and sustainable future possibilities for the industry.