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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 [...]

1304, 2018

Mercedes goes off road in beautiful Tasmania

Tasmania’s beautiful, rugged and picturesque landscapes drew over 40 brand new utes, journalists from all around Australia, Mercedes-Benz employees and over 100 lucky customers to southern Tasmania recently for 3 days preparing to launch a new vehicle. Worldwide, it’s considered one of the biggest vehicle launches for the year. Mercedes-Benz Vans kicked off their marketing campaign by inviting Ame [...]

2703, 2018

Coastal Pavilions at Freycinet Lodge officially open

  Visitors to Tasmania’s east coast can immerse themselves in the spectacular landscape of the Freycinet Peninsula, while enjoying an elegant experience, with the opening of the new Coastal Pavilions at Freycinet Lodge. The nine pavilions provide an environmentally sensitive and architecturally innovative accommodation offering. Designed by an experienced consultant team led by well-known Tas [...]

2703, 2018

A new CEO for Business Events Tasmania

As you know, the Business Events Tasmania (BET) Board has been overseeing a process to recruit a new Chief Executive Officer, to replace Stuart Nettlefold who will be leaving the organisation at the end of April 2018. They have recently concluded the process and are very pleased to advise that the new CEO will be Marnie Craig. Marnie is currently the Housing Industry Association’s National Marketi [...]