Conference & Exhibition Sponsors


Thank you to our 2017 Conference & Exhibition Sponsors and Supporters.

For further information on the sponsorship opportunities available, download the sponsorship prospectus by submitting your details HERE.

Accor

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AccorHotels is Australia’s largest hotel operator, boasting the most dynamic portfolio of brands in the industry. With 12 brands in Australia, AccorHotels cover each market segment: Sofitel and MGallery by Sofitel in luxury, Pullman, Swissôtel, Grand Mercure, The Sebel and Quay West in upscale, Novotel and Mercure in midscale and ibis, ibis Styles and ibis budget in economy.

Adelaide Convention Centre

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The Adelaide Convention Centre is one of the world’s most modern, flexible and technologically-advanced facilities. In August 2017, the Centre will open its new East Building, the final stage of a $400 million redevelopment project.

Adelaide Expo Hire offers innovative and creative exhibition booths & pods, professional in-house signage department, modern furniture hire and custom displays. Adelaide Expo Hire recently won the Meetings & Events Australia – Exhibition Services award for the third year in a row, inducting them into the MEA Hall of Fame for 2017-2020.

adelaide-oval

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Adelaide Oval has long been one of Australia’s most recognisable and prestigious venues. Its prominent location as the centerpiece of a revitalised riverbank precinct, along with stunning panoramic views overlooking the oval’s hallowed turf and the city of Adelaide, A $535 million redevelopment, completed in 2014, increased the number of function spaces from six to 25, giving greater flexibility in its range of offerings.

Air New Zealand

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Air New Zealand is one of the world’s leading airlines, known around the world, not just for our name and our innovation but also for our reputation. Each year we make sure our passengers who fly to, from and within New Zealand enjoy our uniquely Kiwi way of doing things.

Be Challenged

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Be Challenged are the leaders in engaging an audience to deliver a message that maximises the value of events and conferences. Be Challenged uses their Global Network to deliver the latest concepts, techniques and technologies to ensure the client walks away on cloud 9. You have to experience it to believe it!

BCEC

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With the credentials of 20 years’ experience, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre has earned an enviable track record hosting successful events. The knowledge and experience gained means we bring together an unmatched capability and unique depth of industry skills to help us partner with clients to deliver next level events.

Business Events Tasmania

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Business Events Tasmania is an organisation dedicated to assisting event organisers stage a memorable, cost-effective and successful business event in Tasmania. The experienced staff will save you hours of work by providing independent expert advice on every aspect of your event – and Business Events Tasmania services are absolutely free! www.businesseventstasmania.com.au

Canberra Convention Bureau

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Canberra Convention Bureau is the peak organisation responsible for securing conferences, meetings and incentive programs to the Canberra region. We have the connections and local expertise to help PCOs find the best venues, hotels and services to create a brilliant event. And, best of all, our services are absolutely free. www.canberraconvention.com.au

Canberra Rex

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The Canberra Rex Hotel features 900 square meters of event space equipped with the latest facilities and technology in Canberra’s City Centre. Offering seven meeting rooms, two ballrooms and a multi-level glass rooftop terrace.  The Canberra Rex Hotel event spaces can be easily configured to accommodate a variety of different events.

CIM

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CIM Magazine is Australasia’s oldest leading conference, events and incentive publication, in fact it is one of the world’s oldest. With Australia’s highest audited circulation of 11,751 (CAB audit May 2017), CIM Magazine is the business events industry’s go-to guide for reliable, in-depth information on what’s happening in Australia and New Zealand with a snapshot of the global business events community. It is available in print or as a market leading E-magazine which contains additional photo and video content. To download the latest issue, subscribe online at www.cimmagazine.com and join our mailing list to receive Australia’s only daily business events email, CIM Newsbytes to your inbox.

CINZ

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New Zealand is a vibrant country & boasts world-class conference facilities and accommodation, friendly people and unmatched experiences to motivate and invigorate your delegates. Enquire how CINZ, through our knowledge and network of ideas, destination options and business partners, can make New Zealand the starting point for you or your clients.

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MEETINGS is a highly regarded annual event that invites conference and event organisers to experience the very best of what New Zealand has on offer in the conference and incentive travel industry. Meet with a choice of 200 companies showcasing inspiring destinations, venues and conference product and services.  Visit the 100% Pure New Zealand stand to find out more. 

Cruise Whitsundays

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Award winning Cruise Whitsundays is the region’s largest and most experienced marine operator offering a range of day cruises and Island Resort connections.  Cruises visit the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach and islands.  Cruise Whitsundays also offer bespoke activities for the conference and incentive market.

Currinda

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Currinda is an Australian-owned cloud software platform for events, abstracts and associations management. Currinda integrates all your information – registrations, speakers, accommodation, memberships and comms – ensuring efficient workflows, accurate reports and great outcomes.  Also choose our mobile or native app to give your next event a better, interactive delegate experience.

Entegy

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Entegy is a modular technology suite used by event professionals to streamline communications, strengthen engagement and simplify logistics. The Entegy Suite is a set of powerful Elements that work independently or together to deliver remarkable experiences at events of all sizes and budgets.

EventsAir

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EventsAIR is a cloud-based, cutting-edge meeting management platform with state-of-the art technology for security and performance. Designed as an app, EventsAIR offers an extensive suite of tools for event management as well as advanced features such as mobile apps and onsite management tools, all included for no additional cost.

Exponet

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Innovative and unrivalled, Exponet is one of Australia’s most successful and largest suppliers to the exhibition and event industry. From Exponet’s network of fully resourced branches in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane/Gold Coast we offer design, project management, event equipment, exhibition stands, custom displays, construction, inspiring furniture ranges, signage, audiovisual, staging, power and lighting.

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Exposcan provides the on-site logistical support and hardware to streamline On site Name badge Printing Kiosks, Delegate and Exhibitor Scanning Services, Conference Apps, Live Polling and Registration Services. All services are designed to streamline and save your events valuable time and money, through innovative solutions.

Gold Coast Business Events NEW

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Gold Coast Business Events is a division of Gold Coast Tourism, responsible for promoting the city as a global business events destination. The Gold Coast is in high demand as a meeting destination with the perfect combination of world class meeting venues, accommodation and unique attractions and experiences. The passionate team at Gold Coast Business Events will go the extra mile to help meeting planners create an unrivalled  business event delegates will never forget.

GCCEC

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Premier conference venue and Australia’s largest regional convention centre – the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre caters to 10 to 6,000 guests. Boasting unlimited business facilities, free Wi-Fi, AV expertise and advanced technological infrastructure configured specifically for event management. Award-winning cuisine complements a seated Arena, Exhibition Halls, and 22 Meeting Rooms.

H2 Insurance

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H2 Insurance Solutions is a market leader in providing insurance for the conference, exhibition, meeting, events and trade show industries. Specifically, our policy has been designed to meet the needs of Conference Organisers and Event Managers. Often overlooked or seen as an unnecessary expense, arranging insurance for an event should be an essential part of any Professional Conference Organiser or Event Manager’s service.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

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With ten hotels conveniently located throughout Australia and New Zealand, Hotel Grand Chancellor can accommodate events and conferences from small meetings to conventions of up to 1,100 delegates. Hotel Grand Chancellor’s meeting specialists allow you and your guests to enjoy contemporary conference venues and professional event planning and personalised service.

Hyatt

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Hyatt Hotels and Resorts is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 13 innovative and diverse brands.
With over 698 properties, the company’s purpose is “to care for people so they can be their best”. This commitment to genuine service and attention to detail is what differentiates us and drives preference for our guests, colleagues and stakeholders.

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As Australia’s leading speakers’ bureau, ICMI is the perfect partner for your next event. We give businesses the talent to communicate when running conferences, events and internal functions and help them to captivate their audience. Talk to a consultant about how we can help make your next event truly memorable. 

IHG

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IHG® with over 5,000 hotels and more than 1,000 in the pipeline in nearly 100 countries globally. We own a portfolio of recognised brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hualuxe Hotels & Resorts®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Even Hotels®, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and our loyalty program IHG® Rewards.

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Looking to take to your event to the next level with spectacular visual content that aligns to your business objectives and ensures maximum delegate engagement?

International Productions is a visual content company that works as an extension of your business to produce customised and innovative, multi and blend-screen content that transforms the conference experience.

Kingfisher Bay Resort

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Mercure Kingfisher Bay Resort and Fraser Island provide the perfect combination for conference and incentive organisers seeking a destination with a difference. Our team can turn Fraser’s unique wilderness into a specialist conference and incentive venue where you can banquet under the stars, swim in fabulous Lake McKenzie, sail into the sunset on a champagne cruise or enjoy a bush tucker BBQ around a beach-side campfire. A natural wonderland awaits and it provides an unforgettable experience.  

Mackay

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The Mackay Region sits half way between Brisbane and Cairns, offering a relaxed regional city, with mild sunny winter weather, serviced by 110 weekly flights.  The CBD boasts a 1000 seat convention centre, amazing rooftop venues with panoramic views of the blue-water river, all within walking distance of 1000+ rooms.

Mantra

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With three distinct brands of accommodation and event space, we’re sure you’ll find your perfect venue in one of our 45+ Peppers, Mantra, and BreakFree properties. From budget friendly to wonderfully indulgent event space in Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Bali, you’ll find inspiration here.

Millennium

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With 20 properties located in premium destinations throughout New Zealand, Millennium Hotels and Resorts provide you with a variety of accommodation and conferencing venues. We have national offices in both Australia and New Zealand and make it easy for you by tailoring to suit your needs and budget.

MOTAT

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As New Zealand’s largest transport and technology museum of its kind, Auckland’s MOTAT has become firmly established as a unique venue for all types of special events. From the multi-award winning Aviation Display Hall with its world-class aircraft collection, to the intimacy of MOTAT’s iconic Historic Village, the Museum has a range of heritage-rich spaces on offer.

National Wine Centre

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The National Wine Centre is an architecturally unique venue situated on the edge of Adelaide’s stunning Botanic Gardens. We pride ourselves on not being a traditional function venue; Our pillarless function spaces with full natural light, creative catering options showcasing superb local produce make conferences and events stand out from the rest. The Centre houses the largest wine tasting experience in Australia adding a unique intimate element to any conference or event.

Newcastle

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A top ten city in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel’, four time winner of the IFEA World Festival and Event City Award and a National Geographic Traveller Smart City, Newcastle is a thriving destination for business events. At PCOA17 we invite you to Meet Newcastle – the convenient, capable, experienced, accommodating, scenic and supportive host city for your next conference.

New Caledonia Tourism

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New Caledonia offers an exciting experience for a great conference or the perfect reward. Our unique blend of French and Melanesian cultures, surrounded by the world’s largest lagoon provides a world of difference and a mix of options that you won’t find all in one place anywhere else in the South Pacific!

Perth Convention Bureau

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Funded by the Western Australian Government through Tourism WA and by the City of Perth, the Perth Convention Bureau drives the business events sector in Perth and Western Australia by securing large, high-yield conference events and marketing the City and State as a premium conference destination.

Perth Convention & Exhibition BureauPerth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC) is WA’s dedicated convention and exhibition facility.  The PCEC is a destination to which people are drawn to connect, experience and celebrate life.  Through the innovative fusion of space, catering, technology and design, PCEC provides an unequalled range of meeting possibilities suited to promoting positive interactions between business, industry and community.

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PopUp WiFi is premium custom WiFi for events. We bring high speed, stand alone internet anywhere in Australia for events from 10 – 100,000 pax. All solutions feature full live support and enterprise-grade technology for optimum reliability. With excellent data capture functionality, custom login screens and opportunities to “skin” the exterior of our towers, PopUp WiFi provides brands with a unique opportunity to gain measurable ROI at the best price.

ProMag

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ProMag Publishing Ltd specialises in media targeting the conference, incentive, exhibitions and travel management sectors. With New Zealand’s leading conference, incentive and exhibition magazine Meeting Newz, an informative and reliable digital news source for the travel trade TRAVELinc Memo, four exhibitions and relating websites, and social media account management, the company has a high profile in business tourism and can offer cross-medium marketing solutions reaching decision makers in corporate, association and travel trade environments.

Pyramid Displays

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Considering the Gold Coast or Brisbane for your next exhibition?  Feel good & support local businesses.  Celebrating their 21st year of excellence, a testimony in itself, local Gold Coast exhibition specialists Pyramid Displays are equipped, organised & ready to help create your next exhibition. Take the time to call.

RACV

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Whether you’re looking for ocean views, inner city energy or privacy and tranquillity, RACV Conferences and Events provides the perfect destinations with nine properties across Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania. Our venues offer a combination of experience, flexibility, imagination and atmosphere within our meeting and function rooms, exhibitor space and business services. 9 unique destinations. 9 wonderful opportunities. racv.com.au/venues

Scene Change

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Scene Change is Australia’s most awarded AV company, in Brisbane, Adelaide, Hunter Valley, Hobart, Melbourne and Sydney. We mainly work with industry professionals, who value our crew continuity, so you get people who can remember how you like things done.

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Select AV is a full service Audio Visual company, consistently delivering outstanding results each time they step into show. State of art equipment, technical direction and a team of industry professionals are just a few of the reasons Select AV guarantees to have your back for your next event.

Sharks NEW

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Mantra at Sharks Hotel located in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct is due to open early 2018.  With 120 rooms, three restaurants, four bars, 1,000 persons events centre and fitness centre it is only a short walk to Griffith University, Gold Coast Public and Private Hospitals and G: link.

Silversea

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Silversea’s small luxury ships are designed for those who delight in the thrill of discovery while indulging mind and body in the most lavish surroundings imaginable. All accommodations are spacious, ocean-view suites that include butler service, and most include private verandas. Silversea voyages and cruise expeditions sail to over 900 destinations on all seven continents, more than any other cruise line.

Stamford

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Stamford Hotels and Resorts is one of the largest owner/operators of premium luxury hotels in Australia and New Zealand; operating a unique portfolio of seven hotels in the Australian and New Zealand gateway cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Auckland.

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Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau is an organization fully funded by the Thai government. We provide non-fee and impartial advice and consultation on planning and organizing a successful conference in Thailand. Our services include bid assistance, conference planning, marketing support, facilitation and liaising in order to promote Thailand as a preferred conference destination.

The Star

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The Star Gold Coast is one of Australia’s largest 5 Star residential conference and event venues. The property offers a 2,300 pax ballroom, various break out spaces all on the one floor, a purpose built Marquee that is most popular for trade up to 53 booths (3×3). A 2,000 seat Theatre, 12 bars and restaurants and almost 600 newly refurbished accommodation rooms.

Toowoomba Conferences

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Toowoomba is home to Australia’s newest airport with over 70 weekly flights connecting the region to the world. Business tourism bureau Toowoomba Conferences helps groups meet by matching their needs with available venues, accommodation and destination experiences. Let a local do the running around for your next conference, meeting or event.

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A locally owned and operated business, Total Exhibition Services offers a personalised service to customers who need help with their events. We provide free quotes for all enquiries and can visit the planned location of your event to ensure that you have the right size and type of exhibition equipment.

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More than an extraordinary location; New Zealand is where connections are made, new experiences are shared and relationships are forged.  Enquire how Tourism New Zealand can assist your next conference through the Conference Assistance Programme; assisting with familiarisation visits, marketing materials, strategic and financial support.

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Discover Gold Coast’s most unique conference destination! Imagine dining with the dolphins or daring to conquer the steepest drop in the Southern Hemisphere at your next conference! With six exciting venues on offer including Sea World Resort’s new world class conference centre, Village Roadshow Theme Parks will transform your next conference into a truly amazing experience.

Voyages

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The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an awe-inspiring living cultural landscape. Immerse yourself in the timeless landscape and the ancient Indigenous Anangu culture. With the mighty silhouette of Uluru on the horizon, Ayers Rock Resort, home of Uluru Meeting Place, inspires delegates with high impact events and once-in-a lifetime experiences.

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Incorporating 74 island wonders in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, a stretch of casual coastal towns, quaint hinterland villages, and a variety of amazing venues and activities for groups of up to 700 delegates, the Whitsundays truly is the perfect place for mixing business with leisure.

Wyndham Hotel Group

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Wyndham Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most diverse hotel companies and is known for offering globally recognised brands and hotel choices. With over 8,000 hotels globally under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Wyndham Grand, Wyndham Garden, Ramada, TRYP, Days Hotel and Microtel Inn and Suites brands.

Your Tourism Matters SML

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Your Tourism Matters (YTM) is a boutique Sales and Marketing Representation Company that specialises in promoting tourism products in the Leisure and MICE segments to the Australian trade and corporate market. We represent various products that cater to the MICE market from accommodation to activities throughout Australia  and overseas.

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PLATINUM SPONSOR

Looking to take to your event to the next level with spectacular visual content that aligns to your business objectives and ensures maximum delegate engagement?

International Productions is a visual content company that works as an extension of your business to produce customised and innovative, multi and blend-screen content that transforms the conference experience.

Driven by the best in the industry, International Productions combines expert knowledge, creative thinking and cutting-edge technology to deliver compelling original content.

Our team of professionals will take ownership of your project from brief to delivery, fully understanding what it takes to deliver engaging content that communicates your messages, promotes your brand and fulfils your communication objectives. Our unique company structure provides unprecedented efficiency and flexibility across projects and campaigns of any budget and to meet any deadline.

Our full service in-house production services include:

  • Corporate and internal communications content
  • Corporate event communications
  • Event visuals and presentations
  • Event highlight Videos
  • Award builds – opening videos, category slides, title slides and winner videos
  • Speech writing
  • Product and training videos
  • 360-degree and virtual-reality content
  • Website video and graphic production
  • Outdoor and live eventbroadcasting
  • Animation and motion graphic

Contact Content Director, Gavin Walters, today to discuss content solutions for your next conference.

Phone: +61 2 9659 8855
Email: gavin.walters@internationalproductions.com

Hear from our clients on why they trust International Productions.

Sea World

NETWORKING FUNCTION HOST

At Village Roadshow Theme Parks (VRTP) let us make your next Gold Coast residential conference fun and hassle free!

Sea World 3We’ll take care of all your conferencing needs, from accommodation in one of our 400 rooms at Sea World Resort to partner programs and amazing on and offsite dinner experiences at one of our sister theme park properties.

Imagine dining with the dolphins or daring to conquer the steepest drop in the Southern Hemisphere at your next conference! With six exciting properties on offer, including the Sea World Resort Conference Centre; VRTP will transform your next event into a truly amazing experience.

The Sea World Resort Conference Centre compliments the Resort’s existing, exceptional event spaces with 9 meeting rooms and 400 Resort rooms. The venue caters for up to 950 delegates and features the latest audio-visual equipment.

VRTP continues to invest in memorable conferencing and event experiences on the Gold Coast with the launch of the Sea World Plaza in 2016. A jewel in the events crown, the Plaza is an 850 pax sit down undercover venue located in the centre of Sea World. This exciting new venue continues to reinforce VRTP’s position as one of the premiere conferencing and events destinations on the Gold Coast.

Gold Coast Business Events NEWGold Coast Business Events is a division of Gold Coast Tourism, responsible for promoting the city as a global business events destination. The Gold Coast is in high demand as a meeting destination with the perfect combination of world class meeting venues, accommodation and unique attractions and experiences. The passionate team at Gold Coast Business Events will go the extra mile to help meeting planners create an unrivalled  business event delegates will never forget.

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GOLD SPONSOR

Introducing Event Exclusives; the ultimate venue solution for an upcoming event. Whether it is a conference, product launch, business and team training or a national roadshow, the Event Exclusives team can cater direct to your business’s needs, delivering a unique venue and event experience.

With a choice of 62 locations across Australia, we have a diverse and extensive selection of event spaces, including our VMAX cinemas with stadium seating and giant state-of-the-art digital screens or our Gold Class cinemas that create an intimate luxury experience. Aside from the excitement of the screen, our venues also offer access to function rooms and licensed bars.

You can rely on the Event Exclusives team to provide a bespoke venue with the very best service to support you to create an event to impress your guests.

Be Challenged

Be Challenged are the leaders in engaging an audience to deliver a message that maximises the value of events and conferences. Be Challenged uses their Global Network to deliver the latest concepts, techniques and technologies to ensure the client walks away on cloud 9. You have to experience it to believe it!

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MEDIA PARTNER

Business Events News is part of the Business Publishing Group’s stable of market-leading B2B publications. Our reporting is objective, insightful and respected. Our expertise and professionalism is unrivaled, with industry leaders often speaking exclusively to us and through us. If you’re looking to connect with the MICE industry, there can be no better environment from which to begin.

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CONFERENCE HANDBOOK SPONSOR

Cairns Convention Centre, awarded the AIPC 2014 and 2004 World’s Best Congress Centre,  has 22 meeting rooms and is ideal for meetings from 300-2,500 delegates. The Centre is located 10 minutes from the airport and within walking distance of 7,000 hotel rooms. Cairns, Serious business – stunning location.

CIM

MEDIA PARTNER

CIM Magazine is Australasia’s oldest leading conference, events and incentive publication, in fact it is one of the world’s oldest. With Australia’s highest audited circulation of 11,751 (CAB audit May 2017), CIM Magazine is the business events industry’s go-to guide for reliable, in-depth information on what’s happening in Australia and New Zealand with a snapshot of the global business events community. It is available in print or as a market leading E-magazine which contains additional photo and video content. To download the latest issue, subscribe online at www.cimmagazine.com and join our mailing list to receive Australia’s only daily business events email, CIM Newsbytes to your inbox.

Entegy

MEETING APP SPONSOR

Entegy provides a powerful suite of integrated event and venue technology designed to connect people, places and events. Our highly adaptable mobile app connects with a suite of integrated communication products, making it a simpler and more cost effective process for clients to engage with industry leading technology.

EventsAir

ONSITE REGISTRATION SPONSOR

EventsAIR is a cloud-based, cutting-edge meeting management platform with state-of-the art technology for security and performance. Designed as an app, EventsAIR offers an extensive suite of tools for event management as well as advanced features such as mobile apps and onsite registration apps, all included for no additional cost.

executive-pa

MEDIA PARTNER

Executive PA Magazine readers represent the biggest group of MICE corporate buyers. In Australia, Asia & Europe – Websites, EDMs, reader events & hosted buyer programmes plus our bi monthly glossy A4 publication in hard copy, delivered by post. The Executive PA Magazine Awards are internationally respected as the leading awards of their kind.

ExponetInnovative and unrivalled, ExpoNet is one of Australia’s most successful and largest suppliers to the exhibition and event industry. From ExpoNet’s network of fully resourced branches in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane/Gold Coast we offer design, project management, event equipment, exhibition stands, custom displays, construction, inspiring furniture ranges, signage, audiovisual, staging, power and lighting.

GCCECPremier conference venue and Australia’s largest regional convention centre – the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre caters to 10 to 6,000 guests. Boasting unlimited business facilities, free Wi-Fi, AV expertise and advanced technological infrastructure configured specifically for event management. Award-winning cuisine complements a seated Arena, Exhibition Halls, and 22 Meeting Rooms.

H2 InsuranceH2 Insurance Solutions is a market leader in providing insurance for the conference, exhibition, meeting, events and trade show industries. Specifically, our policy has been designed to meet the needs of Conference Organisers and Event Managers. Often overlooked or seen as an unnecessary expense, arranging insurance for an event should be an essential part of any Professional Conference Organiser or Event Manager’s service.

ICMI

SPEAKER SPONSOR

As Australia’s leading speakers’ bureau, ICMI is the perfect partner for your next event. We give businesses the talent to communicate when running conferences, events and internal functions and help them to captivate their audience. Talk to a consultant about how we can help make your next event truly memorable. 

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau

CHARGE BAR SPONSOR

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has Australian representatives working with event planners seeking offshore destinations for their business events. MyCEB connects event planners with hotels, venues, team building activities, tours, etc. to ensure their event is a complete success.

In Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching – all offer unique, high-value experiences. Please talk to Jackie Caldwell (0403 89 22 89) to gain a greater understanding of a truly wonderful destination.

micebtn

MEDIA PARTNER

MICEBTN delivers the news that matters to today’s busy executive. Each day we report key, breaking stories in business tourism 24/7 plus we have a weekly roundup and key issues and business opportunities in our free Friday e-newsletter (with a mailing list of 17,000). For more in-depth expert coverage and analysis see our quarterly MICEBTN digital ezine edition (Google readership data shows 11,000 unique visitors, 69,000 pages and 2.5 million hits a month).
We back up our media impact with promotion at key travel shows both locally and globally.

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MEDIA PARTNER

micenet enables business events industry professionals to stay in the know by providing news, announcements and opinions, facts and comments, inspiration and ideas via social, electronic and print media channels.

Content is delivered hourly, daily, weekly and monthly via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, eNewsletters, eDMs and the flagship bi-monthly micenet print and eMag. Visit: www.mice.net.au

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NETWORKING FUNCTION COACH TRANSFERS

For over 50 years Murrays Coaches have been providing transport services to the meetings and events industry throughout Australia and enjoy a reputation for outstanding quality, reliability and excellence, maintaining Australia’s finest fleet. Being Australia’s leading group transport specialist, Murrays Coaches have the resources and expertise to cater to all your ground transport requirements with a modern luxury fleet of coaches & buses.

Murrays sophisticated logistics and operational management control centre ensures quality control over all your transport movements, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our logistics division with state-of-the-art technology and a dynamic team of professionals are the heart of Murrays, fast and flexible to real-time situations, working with you to provide tailored transport solutions.

Onstage SML

WELCOME FUNCTION ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR

Onstage is famous around Australia as the specialists in full event programming of your speakers and entertainers: From the opening indigenous welcome to country, the facilitator who will work with you to create a cohesive and flawless event, the business and inspirational speakers and even team building – right through to the evening’s party entertainment. Our 33 years in the business and artists based around the nation, will ensure that working with one point of contact for all of these components will save you time, money and take the hassle out of pulling it all together. And we can even be on site to manage the talent.
Easy peasy! And our favourite bit – with Onstage, you don’t pay those pesky “administration fees” charged by our competitors.
See, we’ve already saved you money!

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SPEAKER GIFT SPONSOR

O’Reilly’s is recognised as a leading conference destination with impressive programs that cater for 2 to 200 delegates. Where else can you host a sunset degustation at a secluded cliff top lookout or a Great Australian Bush experience set around a traditional Corroboree Ring deep in the rainforest?
O’Reilly’s is the natural choice.

Ovations

SPEAKER SPONSOR

Ovations International has a 30 year history of partnering with Clients, Speakers, Trainers and Entertainers.  We have helped thousands of clients select the right speaker programme for their events.  As a member of IASB – International Association of Speakers Bureaus Ovations have access to book anyone within Australia around the globe.

ProMag

MEDIA PARTNER

ProMag Publishing Ltd specialises in media targeting the conference, incentive, exhibitions and travel management sectors. With New Zealand’s leading conference, incentive and exhibition magazine Meeting Newz, an informative and reliable digital news source for the travel trade TRAVELinc Memo, four exhibitions and relating websites, and social media account management, the company has a high profile in business tourism and can offer cross-medium marketing solutions reaching decision makers in corporate, association and travel trade environments.

Signal Events

CONFERENCE SATCHEL SPONSOR

Signal Events is Australia’s leading supplier of innovative and creative branded merchandise and event registration products that enrich the organiser experience. Speak to the team about lanyards, name badges, bags, delegate gifts, speaker gifts and any other branded products for your next conference or event – call 07 5519 3637.

TCEB SmlKEYNOTE PRESENTER SPONSOR

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau is an organization fully funded by the Thai government. We provide non-fee and impartial advice and consultation on planning and organizing a successful conference in Thailand. Our services include bid assistance, conference planning, marketing support, facilitation and liaising in order to promote Thailand as a preferred conference destination.

Tourism NZ SMALLKEYNOTE PRESENTER SPONSOR

More than an extraordinary location; New Zealand is where connections are made, new experiences are shared and relationships are forged.  Enquire how Tourism New Zealand can assist your next conference through the Conference Assistance Programme; assisting with familiarisation visits, marketing materials, strategic and financial support.

Translink

TransLink – making travel easy! We’re responsible for all public transport in South East Queensland, so whether you need to catch a bus, train, ferry or tram we can help.

We have a range of public transport ticketing options to suit your business needs including the Corporate Events card for your event delegates, starting at $4 a day, unlimited travel across South East Queensland !