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507, 2018

Direct flights Perth to Hobart are on the way

Tasmania’s appeal as a business events destination is due to increase further with Virgin Australia yesterday announcing it will commence direct flights between Hobart and Perth in September. This will become the only direct service between the two cities and will provide more travel options for conference and business events delegates coming to Hobart. Travel time will be reduced by up to three h [...]

1906, 2018

Global minds come together to promote Tasmania

19 June 2018 Last night, Business Events Tasmania (BET) brought together some of Tasmania’s most recognised academics, leading business professionals and government officials to celebrate their ongoing efforts in positioning Tasmania as a global business events destination. The event was a celebration of BET’s successful Tasmanian Ambassador Program. Launched in 2016, the Program now has thirteen [...]

1206, 2018

Dark Mofo turns up the heat for Hobart delegates

Running since 2013, Mona's midwinter festival Dark Mofo is an annual pilgrimage south celebrating the dark through large-scale public art, food, film, music, light and noise. This winter Dark Mofo returns to Hobart, Mona and beyond with rituals old and new and its biggest festival yet. The festival runs across three weeks this year and has just kicked off with the prelude weekend, with the festiva [...]

1405, 2018

Hobart’s ready for big week of conferencing

With blue skies and sunshine, Hobart is set to host two significant national events this week. Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart is looking forward to welcoming Financial Counselling Australia today, the peak body for financial counsellors in Australia, for their national conference.  With pre-conference forums starting today and official conferencing running Tuesday and Wednesday this week, finishing [...]

2404, 2018

Dark Mofo sees unprecedented demand

Mona's midwinter festival Dark Mofo is an annual pilgrimage south celebrating the dark through large-scale public art, food, film, music, light and noise. The sixth annual festival recently announced its 2018 programme, featuring the likes of singer-songwriter St Vincent, ex-Crystal Castles frontwoman Alice Glass, dark wave artist Zola Jesus and more. Festival highlights for many include the annua [...]

1604, 2018

New Business Development Manager for Northern Tasmania

Business Events Tasmania (BET) has announced the appointment of Alicia Perry as the organisation’s new northern-based Business Development Manager. Alicia has had experience in a range of local Launceston businesses predominantly roles within higher education, with over 5 years at the University of Tasmania in events, marketing and student recruitment for the Australian Maritime College. Alicia ha [...]