Tasmania. be applauded.

New Tasmanian Meeting & Incentive Planners Guide 2014/15 available now.

Order or download your copy here.

25th August 2014

Business Events Tasmania (BET) is excited to announce its expansion to include a northern based Business Development Manager.  Having worked closely with State Government and local councils to secure funding for a Launceston role , BET is confident the new position will continue to boost enthusia

26th June 2014

Several recent announcements have demonstrated the Qantas Group’s serious commitment to and investment in Tasmania.

In late May, QantasLink unveiled ‘The Tassie Devil’, its refurbished Boeing 717 jet aircraft with Tourism Tasmania ‘Tassie Devil’ decal.

26th June 2014

Tasmania is about to embark on an exciting new premium development on Hobart’s picturesque waterfront, no doubt a sought after offering for national and international business events.

26th June 2014

The winners of the Australian International Beer Awards were recently announced at a presentation dinner in Melbourne.

26th June 2014

Business Events Tasmania has some fantastic delegate boosting collateral to assist event planners to market the destination to potential delegates for their Tasmanian event.

26th June 2014

The Tasmanian Government each year recognises organisations that demonstrate contemporary workplace practices and outstanding support of staff, through their Employer of Choice Awards.

26th June 2014

Recent moves by the Tasmanian State Government, to proactively enhance world-class environmental tourism ventures in the state, are set to increase the potential for appealing business events experiences unlike any other in the world.

26th June 2014

Fast-growing national AV company Scene Change has become the only AV company to join the Meetings and Events Australia Hall of Fame after winning its third consecutive national MEA award.

13th May 2014

Just a beautiful short scenic drive from Hobart’s CBD, Tasmania’s picturesque Huon Valley offers abundant natural beauty, clean air, fresh produce, friendly and welcoming people and some great options for the corporate and incentive market as well as pre and post touring.

13th May 2014

Late in 2013, the BET membership approved a new constitution to increase the size of the Board of Directors from 7 to 9, allowing the organisation to recruit new board members from broader industry and academic institutions outside of the business events, tourism and hospitality sectors. 

12th May 2014

Peppermint Bay, Woodbridge is a finalist in the Spice Hot 100 Hotels, Resorts and Venues.  

The venue is one of only five finalists in the category for Best Mid-sized Venue in Australia.

12th May 2014

Business Events Tasmania has gained some exciting new member products this year, adding great talent to the business events offering in Tasmania. 

Freycinet Experience Walk

12th May 2014

Fresh succulent seafood, untouched wilderness landscapes and world class attractions were on the menu last week as Business Events Tasmania hosted some influential visitors.

12th May 2014

The winter months have traditionally been a busy time for business events in Tasmania but in recent years, some nationally and internationally acclaimed arts and cultural events have been building momentum.

1st April 2014

Tasmania's rich heritage is beautifully preserved in harbour side Battery Point.

1st April 2014

“I hate having my photo taken”.

It’s heard at almost every event and it comes from photography that is “up close and personal”, having to “say cheese” and stand like a statue when all you really want to do is enjoy yourself.

1st April 2014

New Meeting and Incentive Planners Guide for Tasmania 

Select Tasmania as your host destination and “be Applauded”.  That is the simple message of Tasmania’s new Meeting and Incentive Planners Guide.

1st April 2014

BET has recently launched a new website offering extensive resources for event planners, delegates and the media.  Investing in resources that make an event planners job easier is central to positioning Tasmania as a destination of choice for hosting events.

1st April 2014

Business Events Tasmania Business Development Manager Liz Hafner has won the Meeting and Events Australia (MEA) Young Professional Scholarship for Tasmania for 2014. 

1st April 2014

(Extract from The Examiner, Wednesday March 19, 2014)

Launceston has been listed in the nation’s top 20 best value destinations for accommodation pricing and reputation.

1st April 2014

Business owners, event organisers, families and newly engaged couples are invited to a public open day at BEST WESTERN Hobart (156 Bathurst Street, Hobart) on Sunday 6 April to tour its upgraded conference spaces and new restaurant.

5th November 2013

Qantas recently announced a new partnership with Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), designed to increase visitors to both the museum and Tasmania.

5th November 2013

A stunningly beautiful winery and business event venue in Launceston, Tasmania is the scene for more than just incredible events - it serves the world's best chardonnay.

30th October 2013

Business Events Tasmania has gained some exciting new members this financial year, adding great talent to the business events offering in Tasmania.

15th October 2013

Business Events Tasmania has just launched new delegate boosting collateral to assist event planners to market the destination to potential delegates for their Tasmanian event.

15th October 2013

Perched high above the Derwent River just 15 minutes from Hobart's city centre, a new function venue provides a magical setting where guests can literally walk on water.

15th October 2013

Sixteen mobile cranes took up residence on Hunter Street on Hobart's waterfront last month for The Crane Industry Council of Australia's (CICA) annual event.

15th October 2013

Every request for a bid from Tasmania in 2013* could see you kicking back on one of two 6-day Tasmanian island getaways.

This is a reward worth winning...

15th October 2013

Sixteen mobile cranes took up residence on Hunter Street on Hobart's waterfront last month for The Crane Industry Council of Australia's (CICA) annual event. Business Events Tasmania secured the event for Tasmania, its first time ever to be hosted in the state.

15th October 2013

The developers of the proposed grain silos hotel development have announced that the State Government's $1.5 million grant to fund the flood levy alterations at the site will help secure the $15 million investment for Launceston.

15th October 2013

The Red Decker Company operates a fleet of distinctive bright red UK double decker buses in Hobart.

15th October 2013

 The Tasmanian Seafood Seduction is a new gourmet seafood cruise from the multi-award winning Pennicott Wilderness Journeys.

2nd September 2013

In 1963, Jill and George Mure struggled to consistently source quality, fresh local seafood for their restaurant, Mures Fish House. So George went fishing.

2nd September 2013

Event planners know that the choice of chair for a function is about far more than functionality.

Chairs set the tone for the quality of the evening - attractive timber chairs add more than a comfortable seat, they add class. 

2nd September 2013

Best Western has signed two new hotels formerly operated by Accor's Mercure group, presenting the rebranded Tasmanian properties as the BEST WESTERN Hobart and BEST WESTERN PLUS Launceston.

8th July 2013

Hobart Airport has set a new record for passenger numbers in the past 12 months, breaking the 2 million passenger milestone for the first time in its history.

4th June 2013

Scene Change Tasmania has won the prestigious Meetings & Events Australia National Award for Best Technical Production Service (branch turnover under $5M). This is the second year in a row Scene Change has won this award.

4th June 2013

Engage your groups mind and taste buds by allowing Wine Punters to guide them through a wine tasting with a difference. Wine Punters run fun events with great Tasmanian wine.

4th June 2013

CIM Magazine, Australia's leading business events publication, features Tasmania this month over six fabulous pages.

4th June 2013

A number of Tasmania’s business events products have been acknowledged with a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

4th June 2013

Each year food and travel consumers and operators enthusiastically await the verdict of the Australian Gourmet Traveller Travel Awards and Hot 100. The Readers Choice and Expert Panel Awards identify the brightest lights of Australia’s travel industry and Tasmania is burning bright!

30th April 2013

Set to air on 7TWO at 11am on Saturday 4 May, Unbottle Tasmania will present the illustrious world of Tasmania's boutique wineries, inspiring winemakers and alluring touring options to a national television audience.

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