PAX Aus and EB Expo are now the same massive convention

Event organiser ReedPop have continued their string of high-profile 2018 announcements, revealing that the long-running EB Expo will merge with PAX Australia later this year to form a single, massive convention.
Don’t let the sound of that intro par get you all nervous — the show will still be PAX Aus as you know it and love it. What is being carried over from EB Expo is the gigantic EB Games store that usually operates at one end of the convention hall, a move we’re sure has many of the PAX Aus Expo Hall merch traders breaking out in a bit of a flop sweat.

A dedicated area of the PAX Aus show will be dedicated to what was once the EB Arena, a space where the industry’s biggest publishers could show off their sizzle reels to a captive audience.

The announcement means that PAX Aus 2018 will be the show’s biggest year on record. It remains at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and will run from October 26th to the 28th.


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David Smith

David Smith is the former games and technology editor at The AU Review. He has previously written for PC World Australia. You can find him on Twitter at @RhunWords.