Towards the end of 2018, we played host to one of the most epic conferences that we’ve ever had, well we like to think so anyway. Designed as an incentive program with some mandatory conference sessions thrown in, this really was a special and unique way to thank their high achievers. So….who was this client [...]
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With more flights arriving into Hobart than ever before, we were excited with the recent announcement that as of April 2019, QANTAS will be adding an additional 3 flights between Sydney and Hobart each week. Currently, 350+ flights per week are already passing through Hobart International Airport with direct flights now arriving from Melbourne, Sydney, [...]
Did you know that Hobart is now one of Australia’s most popular leisure destinations? Research released recently by Tourism Australia shows that Tasmania is now a more popular destination than Queensland. So what does this popularity mean for your event? To put it simply, not only will you exceed your anticipated delegate numbers, but your [...]
It’s no secret that association events love Hobart, and in 2019 a series of larger conferences (600+ delegates) will be heading to Hobart. With a dedicated Plenary Hall for 1,100pax, space for 125 3x2m exhibition booths, an additional 8 dedicated event spaces plus 244 accommodation rooms onsite, it’s not surprising that so many Associations are [...]
So, you’ve got the hard task of making the all-important decision of where to take your attendees for the post-conference ‘networking’. What you need is a local’s in-depth knowledge to ensure your event is remembered for all the right reasons. Here's an exclusive look at some of the newest and best bars that you should [...]
Renowned as Australia’s gourmet island, Tasmania has recently raised the bar once again as the must-visit destination for delegates who want to experience the freshest produce and amazing beverages available. With International awards for our Whisky, Gin, Vodka and Wines not to mention our cheese, oysters, salmon and truffles, the big question is, where to [...]
Hobart will welcome five International conferences throughout 2020. As Australia’s gateway to the Antarctic, Hobart is pleased to welcome the 34th General Meeting of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR 2020) back to Hobart. This biannual conference was last held in Hobart in 2006. Also joining SCAR in Hobart is the International Harbour Masters [...]
Summer in Australia is pretty special, but there is something about summer in Hobart that sets us apart from all the other major cities – especially when it comes to planning your next event. Long, warm summer days that turn into a drawn-out twilight thanks to daylight saving are the perfect combination for creating [...]
The Australian Physiotherapy Association were in Hobart during October for their 2018 APA NEXT Conference. Attracting over 500 delegates, Hobart proved to be a very popular destination for this conference, which was targeted at the Association’s business leaders. In addition to smashing their anticipated delegate numbers, the conference received the highest level of [...]
RELAX! You’ve beaten the traffic, checked your luggage, made it onto the plane, and flown to Hobart. You’re done with the stress until you get back on the plane. Less than 10 minutes after disembarking, you’ve got your luggage and are heading into the City thinking “Wow, wasn’t that easy?” Hobart is one of the [...]