1. Employees of the Promoter (Cairns Hardware Company ABN# 87 009 881 341) and related entities of the Promoter are ineligible for invitation.
  2. The invitation qualification period commences on 1 July 2019 at 6.00am AEST and closes on 31 August 2019 at 5.30pm AEST.
  3. Invitations to 2019 Trade Expo will be restricted to Trade Account and Cash Account holders of the Promoter.
  4. An invite shall be obtained for the first $500 spent in one (1) single transaction at any Cairns Hardware store, during the qualification period (1 July – 31 August), processed on the customers’ account.
  5. Subsequent $500 spent in one (1) single transaction at any Cairns Hardware store, during the qualification period, charged on your Cairns Hardware account will not attract an additional invite.
  6. The invite will be for one (1) account holder and one (1) guest. If the account is held in the name of a business, the invite will be issued in the name of the business. Representatives of the business attending are considered authorised to order on the business’ behalf.
  7. All transactions on cash sales or C.O.D. transactions are excluded from eligibility.
  8. The Promoter has the right to refuse entry.
  9. It is the responsibility of account holder to ensure all contact details are current and up to date with Cairns Hardware. This includes postal address, phone, fax numbers and email address.
  10. Invitations will be emailed to qualified customers early-September 2019. Fast passes will be posted upon RSVP of the invitation.
  11. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost or misdirected invitations or RSVP acceptances.
  12. Additional invitations may be issued at the discretion of the Promoter.


  1. Information on prizes and how to enter form part of these Terms and Conditions. Entries not completed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions are ineligible. Participation in this competition constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
  2. Employees of the Promoter (Cairns Hardware Company ABN# 87 009 881 341) and related entities of the Promoter are ineligible to enter.
  3. Suppliers and business affiliates of the Promoter (Cairns Hardware Company ABN# 87 009 881 341) are ineligible to enter.
  4. In order to be eligible for the prize, the winning ticket holder must be in attendance at the time of the draw. If the winning ticket is in the name of a business, an authorised nominated representative must be present to collect the prize.
  5. The major prize draw is expected to start at approximately 9.00pm Wednesday 31 October 2019. The draw will continue until all prizes are claimed.
  6. If a winning entry is drawn and the account holder or an authorised nominated representative fails to present themselves within two (2) minutes to receive the prize, there will be a redraw. This process will continue until a winner is determined.
  7. There will be several major prizes drawn, in order of value, highest to lowest, chosen at random from all eligible entries received. Any account holder who has already won a prize will be ineligible to win a second major prize. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  8. To be eligible to win any of the major prizes the customer must hold a current Trade Account or Cash Account at Cairns Hardware and have an official 2019 Trade Expo invitation issued by Cairns Hardware.
  9. All major prizes remain the property of Cairns Hardware until all necessary paperwork and transfer documents have been completed and finalised.
  10. All major prize winners will make themselves available for promotional photos with all major Cairns Hardware business partners and prizes on the completion of the Trade Expo. Major prize winners must authorise the use of the photographs for publication in promotional material.
  11. Customers satisfying the invitation criteria, as per Invitation Terms and Conditions (above), can receive entries into the major prize draw the following two ways:
    1. Before 2019 Trade Expo: Trade Account and Cash Account holders, will receive one (1) entry ticket for the major prize draw for every $500 spent in a single transaction and invoiced at any of the promoter’s stores or manufacturing divisions during 1 July – 30 September 2019. Manufacturing divisions include Doors, Windows, Roofing and Trusses.
    2. At 2019 Trade Expo (Wednesday 31 October 2019, 6pm – 8:30pm): Trade Account and Cash Account holders will receive one (1) entry ticket for the major prize draw for every $100 spent on Trade Expo Promotional Products on the night.

      e.g. $100 = 1 ticket, $198 = 1 ticket, $210 = 2 tickets etc. Purchases from different suppliers cannot be accumulated.
  12. Entries will only apply to sales orders entered on a customer charge account. No option or facilities will be available for cash or card transactions at the Trade Expo event.
  13. Quotations will not attract any entries into major prize draws. Pre-existing account customer quotes will not be accepted nor converted to a sales order that would be eligible for ticket entries.
  14. Examples of ineligible entries include, but are not limited to:
    1. Any pre-existing Cairns Hardware customer sales order or invoiced sale processed outside of the competition period.
    2. Any order processed during the 2019 Trade Expo night for products not on promotion list.
  15. Major prizes include; Tradies Ute from Toyota valued at $51,000, Tinnie boat valued at $18,000, Tradie Trailer from Decked Out Fabrications valued at $18,000, Fishing package for 4 people valued at $10,000.
  16. Each prize is subject to acceptance by the prize winner to accept ownership, and keep the promotional sign work intact, for a period of twelve (12) months minimum.
  17. This prize is not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
  18. The Promoter will not be liable at common law, contract or negligence for any loss or damage or for any personal injury sustained as a result of taking the prize or entering into this competition. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantable quality of any goods or services offered as prizes. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not liable for any loss suffered to person or property by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoter or its employees or agents, in connection with the arrangement for the supply, of goods and services by any person to the prize and winner and, where applicable, to any persons accompanying the prize winner.


  1. Signed order forms on the night constitute an agreement to purchase the goods noted.
  2. Not all promotional items are readily available in our stores. Supplier orders will be placed ASAP after 2019 Trade Expo (Wednesday 31 October 2019). Lead times for products to be received in store can vary. You will be contacted once the items ordered are ready for collection.
  3. Once you have been contacted to collect your order, the Promoter reserves the right to invoice the goods to your account.