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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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1702, 2020

Hobart – Bigger than you think

Hobart is an impressive destination for large events. More and more events of up to 1,100 delegates are discovering that Tasmania delivers events with big impact on experience, quality and value. Not only can our beautiful city host events of over 1,000 delegates, but we do it really well. Hobart’s accommodation capacity is expanding - new hotels soon to open include the ‘The Tasman’ Marriott Luxu [...]

1702, 2020

Tasmanian Business Event Attraction Fund adds extra appeal

The Tasmanian Business Events Attraction Fund (BEAF) allows Business Events Tasmania (BET) to offer financial support at an event’s bidding stage, to help secure strategic national and international conferences that align with Tasmania’s key industry sectors. BET Chief Executive Officer Marnie Craig said ‘Our role at Business Events Tasmania is to attract national and international business events [...]

702, 2020

Sustainability in Business Events

Sustainability is quickly becoming one of the hottest topics in many industries across the world, the business events industry is no exception. One Business Events Tasmania member taking action to become a more sustainable operation is MACq 01. This high-end accommodation and function venue is taking various steps to reduce their wastage, remove single use plastics and contribute to the greater co [...]

2201, 2020

Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Conference 2021

Business Events Tasmania is thrilled to announce that Tasmania has been successful in its bid to host the 2021 Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) Annual Conference. Approximately 200 delegates are expected to attract the conference that will be held in Launceston in July 2021. The MERGA Annual conference provides a platform for Mathematics professionals to discuss and pres [...]

1001, 2020

Th 45th Annual Interferry Conference in coming to Hobart in 2020

The 45th Annual Interferry Conference will be making its way to Hobart in October 2020. The conference is described as being, “the premier event in the calendar of shipping conferences.” This is the third time that the ferry industry’s showcase event has been held in Australia, following Sydney in 1995 and Gold Coast in 2002. Interferry has more than 230-member companies – comprising operators and [...]

1312, 2019

Success for the Australian Conference for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Congratulations to Business Events Tasmania Ambassador Dorothy Roberts, for her part in the success of the recent Australian Conference on Neurodevelopmental Disorders. The 2019 conference saw 382 national and International delegates visit Launceston across 3 days in September. As the first Australian based conference, the event was a resounding success! The conference resulted in the discovery th [...]