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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.