Building on the recent unveiling of its a $176 million expansion, the Cairns Convention Centre will be offering virtual reality (VR) flythrough tours of its new facilities at IMEX Las Vegas on stand E1204, this week (17-19 October).
Cairns Convention Centre lifts the curtain on its new expansion, revealing a new standard for international and domestic conferences and events. The Queensland Government in Australia has invested $176 million in the refurbishment and expansion of the city’s international convention centre.
The Cairns Convention Centre is getting ready to open its $176 million expansion, cementing Tropical North Queensland as a premiere business destination. Janet Hamilton, General Manager at Cairns Convention Centre, says the expansion adds a rooftop banquet area, outdoor terrace, three flexible meeting rooms, an exhibition and plenary space in the 10,500sqm of new floor space now available. This gives Cairns Convention Centre the ability to host multiple or larger events, with conventions and exhibitions of up to 2,500 guests now able to be accommodated in the entire venue.
Cairns, 31st May, 2023 – Over 100 high school students from across Far North Queensland were given an insight into the workings of the tourism and hospitality industries at a recent Queensland Tourism Industry Roadshow at the Cairns Convention Centre.
As part of the Tourism Industry Reference Panel’s Interim Action Plan, the Queensland Government has launched a $7 million program dedicated to attracting business events to the three state-owned Convention Centres, Cairns Convention Centre, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.