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Microbiologists get a taste of Tassie

Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) It’s not only the big conferences that make themselves at home at HCEC. In July 2017, we welcomed 400 of Australasia’s leading microbiologists to Hobart for 4 days of learning, sharing and networking. This was the Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting’s first visit to Hobart [...]

We cater for Dietitians

Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) As we all know Tasmania is lucky enough to enjoy some of the best fresh produce in Australia.  At HCEC, we are proud of our relationships with our local suppliers and think that the concept of ‘food miles’ is weird because that’s just how we do things in Hobart! So [...]

What happens when 1,100+ independent education specialists visit Tassie?

Australian International Education Conference (AIEC) A very busy 4 full days of conferences and workshops were supported by the equally busy social programs. Ticking off all the boxes that you would expect with a large international education conference (plenary, breakouts, trade exhibition, and poster sessions), the conference also went above and beyond to ensure that [...]

Hosting your conference is a breeze

We know how hard it can be to select a destination that all your delegates will enjoy. Everyone wants to go somewhere new and do something different but nowhere seems to be ticking all the boxes. That’s where Hobart comes in. Apart from being one of the easiest places to live in Australia, it is [...]

Why Hobart Works

We’re going to keep this short but sweet. Hobart is one of the unique places in Australia that just keeps on booming. Whether it be for business or leisure, it’s definitely one that should be on your bucket list. From its history, quirky character traits and abundance of cultural experiences, Hobart just keeps on coming [...]

Tassie Twist, Drinks of Hobart

Because we take our findings seriously, it was only fair to take our team on a pub crawl. Don’t worry, no one was driving this time – everywhere we went was pretty much walking distance. That’s the beauty of Hobart. To ease ourselves for the evening ahead, we thought we would go to our local [...]

Easy Access , Bus Free Zone

It’s a no-brainer that you want your delegates to experience as much of a destination as possible, so what better way than staying local and eliminating the need to see Hobart through a coach window or on a ferry? Sure, we know that this is not always possible, but in Hobart, you can do your [...]

Not So Quiet in Tasmania Anymore

Now regarded as world pioneers for not only food and products but for its culture as well. We sell Whisky to the Scotch, Wasabi to the Japanese and we have the world’s best modern art gallery. Tasmanians are loud and proud, particularly when it comes to our festivals and events. Amazing things happen from January [...]

Hobart’s hot even when it’s cold

Something happened in the last ten years to make Hobart a destination people actually want to come to for a Winter escape. Even Tasmanians would look at their feet and apologize for our Winter’s but all that has changed. There's no doubt that events like Dark Mofo, Huon Valley Mid-Winter Festival and Festival of Voices [...]