In another nod to Tasmania’s growing reputation for hosting high quality business events, the state has been successful in winning the major international conference, 4th Symposium on the Ocean in a High CO² World, to take place in May 2016.
The winter months are traditionally a busy time for business events in Tasmania, now with the growth of the “Tasmanian brand’ the island state is keeping delegates, tourists and locals entertained all year round.
Business Events Tasmania member Saffire Freycinet, Federal Group’s luxury resort on Tasmania’s East Coast, was recently named the world’s best boutique hotel at the World Boutique Hotel Awards in a ceremony in London.
It has been an exciting month for Tasmania. The state was named fourth in Lonely Planet's “Top 10 Regions in the World to Visit in 2015” and hosted Restaurant Australia’s ‘Invite The World To Dinner’ Gala event.
On November 14, the international spotlight shone brightly on Tasmania as the world’s most respected and influential food and wine writers, celebrity chefs and broadcasters converged on Tasmania to attend Restaurant Australia’s exclusive and highly anticipated ‘Invite The World To Dinner’ Gala
The last financial year saw strong demand for business events in Tasmania with BET alone confirmed 94 bids - representing more than 19,000 delegates and an economic value in excess of $51m, an extremely positive return on investment considering our small team and operating budget and comparing mo