QBOA hold an annual Opal Trade Show in Winton at the beginning of July, this Trade Show is generally the first on the circuit of trade shows held in opal producing areas of Australia.
The Winton Opal Trade Show is held at the North Gregory Hotel in the centre of the main street, with the Beer Garden being the area for cut and polished stones and Jewellery, and the adjoining Car Park is for tailgating. Trading is held here for two days and is open to the public.
Boulder Opal Jewellery Design Awards and Opal Inspired Dress Design Awards are held each year with the judging being done at the time of the Opal Trade Show.
2017 Tradeshow Dates: Friday 7th and Saturday 8th July 2017