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2015 Diecast Expo FAQ’s

We have listed some commonly asked questions below for you. We are always happy to answer any questions you may have. Simply go to our Contact Us.

Q. Is there a limit to the number of models that I can purchase?
A. Model limits apply to make sure that each attendee has the opportunity to purchase the limited run model produced exclusively for the Diecast Model Expo.

Q. How do I gain access to the Expo room?
A. You must be a registered attendee to automatically access the Expo room. Click here to purchase your tickets to the 2015 Diecast Model Expo.

Q. How do I get to the venue?
A. There are quite a few easy ways to get to the Penrith Panthers Leagues Club. From the airport, you can catch a train to Central then change to Penrith Station line, catch a cab or use the Mini Bus shuttle transfer. Please click here for more information on travel options, details at bottom of the page.

Q. Can I purchase diecast expo models wholesale?
A. All retail outlets that attend the Diecast Model Expo and have an account with either Classic Carlectables, Biante or Apex Replicas are eligible to purchase left over models at a wholesale rate. Please contact the Diecast Model Expo team for further details.

Q. Do I need to attend the meal events?
A. No, but the meal events are a great way to meet other collectors and are always an enjoyable evening. A limited edition model car only available at the meal events is another good reason to secure your tickets now. Each meal event will also give attendees an opportunity to win diecast prizes.
Click here for more information regarding the planned meal events.

Q. Can my spouse/partner/child attend?
A. Yes, they are certainly welcome and it is free for them to attend, however they will not be eligible to purchase exclusive model cars, unless they pay the registration fee of $24.00. Please list their name on your registration form for registration purposes.

Q. What happens in the main expo hall during the day?
A. All the leading distributors will have great displays of current and future planned releases of models. They will be on hand to chat to you during the day. ‘Dr’ Rob Smith will be running ‘how to’ workshops on customising model cars. Check out awesome modified diecast models in the Custom Model Competition. Legendary drivers are planned to attend the main expo hall during the day. Grab an autograph in the exclusive signing sessions with our legends.

Q. What is room trading?
A. Room trading is a great opportunity for you to bring your collectables, merchandise or whatever it may be and basically set up a shop inside your hotel room. You can then open the door at your leisure and watch as collectors come in and out of your room in a relaxed environment while buying, selling or trading on the spot. Click here for more information on how to secure a room at the Mercure Hotel, next door to the Panthers Leagues Club.

Q. What nearby accommodation is available?
A. The diecast model expo team has secured a great deal to attendees at the Mercure Hotel, next door to the Penrith Panthers Leagues Club. Click herefor more information.

Q. What other attractions are there in the Penrith region?
A. There are many things to do in and around Penrith. Why not spend a few extra days in Penrith and make a holiday out of your visit. Click here for more information.