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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 [...]

2011, 2019

National Recreational Fishing Conference set to champion citizen science projects

Hobart welcomed 150 delegates for The Australian Recreational Fishing Conference 2019, on the 10th to the 12th of December this year. The conference focused on how the average fisher can influence the future of recreational fishing through citizen science projects. Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems Scientist, Associate Professor Sean Tracey, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), worked [...]

909, 2019

Tassie set for huge month of conferencing

In another nod to Tasmania’s growing reputation as a high quality conference destination, the state will be buzzing with conference delegates over the month of September. Hobart will play host to some significant events during the month including the Early Childhood Australia National Conference, the Fertility Society of Australia Annual Conference, 2019 Barbershop Harmony Australia Convention and [...]

1804, 2019

Tasmanian community embraces rural health conference in Hobart

Hobart once again proves to be an impressive destination for large events, welcoming 1,100 rural health professionals for the 15th National Rural Health Conference at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart this week. Every two years the rural and remote health sector comes together at Australia's premier rural health event - the National Rural Health Conference and this year Hobart was selected to hos [...]

1802, 2019

Tasmanian infrastructure gearing up for Corporate Incentive Travel market demand

As Tasmania’s appeal as an ideal destination for the Corporate Incentive Travel (CIT) market is growing, so too is the infrastructure required to sufficiently service the market. Business Events Tasmania (BET) understands the need for increased luxury accommodation options and international hotel brands within Tasmania, and BET’s Chief Executive Officer Marnie Craig is excited about the number of [...]