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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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111, 2018

Exhibitions done with ease in Hobart

Tasmania’s capital city was overrun with the latest agricultural equipment and machinery last week with the Kubota Australia Conference 2018 taking place in Hobart. Accompanying the 250 delegates from across the nation for the 17 and 18 October conference, was a huge range of construction equipment including skid steers and excavators, 15 tractors and 40 farm implements, on display at Princes Whar [...]

2208, 2018

Tasmanian Hospitality Association Awards

Congratulations to our following members who were awarded at this weeks Tasmanian Hospitality Association Awards for Excellence 2018. Port Arthur Historic Site - Great Customer Experience Award Cara McEwen, Willie Smith’s Apple Shed - Ambassador of the Year Willie Smith’s Apple Shed - Veolia Best Environmental and Recycling Practice The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel - Outstanding Community Service [...]

108, 2018

BET ‘Talks Tasmania’ over lunch

Back in the office after a whirl-wind tour of Melbourne and Sydney, the BET sales team have been out and about sharing the latest news on Tasmania to association and corporate clients. Along with a large group of members, BET hosted a total of 80 clients over two days at Eureka 89 in Melbourne and Studio – Sydney Tower in Sydney. Beautiful food was accompanied by stunning Tasmanian wines while the [...]

3007, 2018

A Welcome addition to the BET Team

This month has seen a new staff member join Business Events Tasmania. Laura Curtain has joined the sales team in the newly created role of Sales & Marketing Coordinator. Laura will be working with clients from the association and corporate market on events both small and large, including incentive programs and corporate & association conferences. Laura will also be representing BET at trad [...]

3007, 2018

Business Event Visitors increase for Tasmania

The recently released Tasmanian Visitor Survey (TVS) for the year ending March 2018 shows good growth in visitor arrivals to Tasmania for the purpose of attending a conference, convention or seminar. Business Events Tasmania CEO Marnie Craig said that “a 17% increase in business event visitors to the state as seen in the latest TVS figures (38,500 visitors), is evidence of the increased interest a [...]

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 [...]