Australia welcomes the opportunity to host your next corporate meeting or incentive group. The nation values the chance to share its ability to inspire innovation with incredible experiences – and very destination offers unique and exhilarating experiences.
Positive and forward-thinking, generous and optimistic, Brisbane is Australia’s new world city, offering all the business essentials and a firm connection to global markets through world-class domestic and international airports. A boutique expansion of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre will be completed in 2011, providing 18 additional meeting rooms and new event spaces, including two-tiered auditoria.
Delegate accommodation rooms: 13,000
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre: exhibition space of 20,000sqm, 24 meeting rooms – the largest tiered theatre has a capacity of 8000.
Key industry sectors: information and communication technology, healthcare and life sciences, creative industries, mining technologies and services.
Cairns offers balmy tropical weather and World Heritage-listed natural attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef and the oldest tropical rainforests on Earth. The city has easy access from Asia and Europe and combines an effervescent and relaxed vibe with extensive meeting facilities, good infrastructure and a confident can-do attitude.
Delegate accommodation rooms: 7000
Cairns Convention Centre: exhibition space of 4055sqm, 22 meeting rooms, largest tiered theatre capacity of 5000
Key industry sectors: agriculture, education and training, manufacturing, tropical medicine and marine science.
A resort-style destination with year-round warm weather and a range of coastal attractions and activities, Gold Coast allows delegates to recharge their batteries while attending their association meeting. The Gold Coast offers a wide variety of accommodation, entertainment, and food and beverage venues, all accessed via two international airports located on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane.
Delegate accommodation rooms: 35,000
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre: exhibition space of 10,000sqm, 18 meeting rooms, largest tiered theatre capacity 6000
Key industry sectors: education, environmental sustainability, health and medical research, creative industries, computer and information technology.
Modern and multicultural, Melbourne is an undisputed sports, cultural and culinary capital; a city with a European approach to style. Melbourne has the first ‘6-Star Green Star’ environmentally rated convention centre in the world, extensive accommodation facilities and a comprehensive public transportation system, all located around Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River.
Delegate accommodation rooms: 24,462
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre: exhibition space of 30,000sqm, 52 meeting rooms, largest tiered theatre capacity of 5541
Key industry sectors: science and medical research, creative industries, design and technology, education and biotechnology.
Perth and Western Australia offer business event delegates and organisers the chance to gain a fresh perspective with space to think, breathe and connect through miles of pristine beaches, forests and wildlife. A key gateway to Asia and the centre of Australia’s resources-driven growth for the past 10 years, Western Australia has a reputation for innovation and development associated with its dynamic, fast-growing location
Delegate accommodation rooms: 8247
Perth Convention Exhibition Centre: exhibition space of 16,554sqm, 22 meeting rooms, largest tiered theatre capacity of 2500
Key industry sectors: mining and resources, professional services, manufacturing, agribusiness, health and medical research.
As Australia’s largest city, cosmopolitan Sydney provides the headquarters for 60 per cent of Australia’s top companies, as well as many Asia-Pacific regional offices. The stunning harbour and fabulous Sydney Opera House backdrop make Sydney an unbeatable combination of performance and quality of life in one location.
Delegate accommodation rooms: 32,500
Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre: exhibition space 27,500sqm, 31 meeting rooms, largest tiered theatre capacity 3500
Key industry sectors: finance, information technology, mining and minerals, biotechnology and advanced manufacturing.