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Listed below is a range of the latest news items relating to the business events sector in Tasmania.

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2704, 2017

Tasmania wins Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference 2020

Tasmania’s growing reputation for hosting international business conferences has been boosted further with Hobart winning the bid for the Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference Series (AWTEC) 2020. The conference is expected to attract more than 350 delegates and generate $1 million for the Tasmanian economy. Business Events Tasmania partnered with Tasmanian Business Event Ambassador Professor Nei [...]

1704, 2017

Tasmania wins more conferences

Tasmania has won its third major conference in as many weeks, adding a $1.35 million international farming congress to its score card. The 22nd International Farm Management World Congress 2019 will be held in Launceston, an event expected to attract 250 people. Delegates will spend five-days discussing issues of farm management in a global context plus two-weeks touring across the state engaging [...]

1704, 2017

Exciting new hotels on the horizon

Hobart’s accommodation capacity is expanding rapidly with six new hotels underway, including two luxury and one five-star hotel. The new hotels will be conveniently located in Hobart’s CBD and within short walking distance of many of Hobart's conferencing and function venues, restaurants, entertainment and shopping precinct. Set to open on 1 June 2017, the stunning storytelling hotel, MACq01 will [...]

1104, 2017

Need help with your next event?

TasTAFE’s Drysdale Event students have a long history in supporting business events in Tasmania. Some of the business events students have recently supported include the Tasmanian Training Awards, Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) National Conference, Ausveg National Conference and the Bonsai Association National Conference. Students can undertake a wide range of tasks including: [...]

1104, 2017

The Glass House and Brooke Street Larder

Located on Hobart’s water edge are two premier event spaces, ideal for groups of 20-300 guests. The Glass House Hobart and Brooke Street Larder are positioned in the heart of Hobart’s historic waterfront and provide spectacular views of the River Derwent and Sullivan’s Cove. Centrally located to numerous conference and accommodation options, the venues are but a short walk, eliminating the require [...]

1104, 2017

Meet our new members

BET welcomes the following new members on board - Tramsheds Function Centre and Launceston Airport. Northern Tasmania Launceston Airport | Transport Launceston Airport is the vibrant and picturesque tourism gateway to northern Tasmania, located 15km from the city of Launceston.  Tramsheds Function Centre | Meeting/Exhibition Venue Only Tramsheds provides a relaxed and comfortable experience in one [...]