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Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC)

Exhibition Park, Canberra
Budawang Pavilion
Flemington Rd & Northbourne Ave
Mitchell ACT 2602



Our team


Melissa O’Brien
ShowRoom Business Director

Mel loves Canberra. She was the founder of the award winning Three Sixty Fashion Market based in Kingston foreshore, supported by Arts ACT. She participated with University House and Canberra Modern last year to curate the Canberra Modernist Market. Mel is a Keep Australia Beautiful Award recipient and has a proven track record in running events. She is in her element in diverse and creative environments.

Kate Dobell
ShowRoom Creative Director

Kate is a Canberra born and bred award winning Graphic Designer with 15 years experience, holding a Master of Graphic Design from the University of Canberra. She is passionate about developing creative work that pushes boundaries and communicates to audiences clearly. 

Kate has had the good fortune to work with a wide range of people both in Australia and overseas and this experience has helped her to become a passionate, motivated, skilled creative. Kate returned to Canberra in 2016 with her family and pursues her passion for creative projects in the city where she was born and grew up.



Our story

The ShowRoom story was born in 2017 between a group of professionals and friends, a shared vision and a love of both home and hammer and the belief that the home is more than a house.



  • strong partnerships

  • industry background with proven track record

  • passionate professionals with business and design background

  • community engagement, spirit of collaboration, values based business

  • media savvy operators

  • filling a gap in the current events market

  • strong and clear operating procedures

  • promoting the Canberra region

  • marketing and brand awareness, we can tell a story!


  • branding and design industry professionals

  • markets and events

  • interest in home creation, designing, building and showing (stories)

  • the promotion of Canberra as a place to design, create, build and live

  • working with people and businesses to express their personalities through their work and home lives

  • Canberra homes and family focussed