As Hobart’s largest conference facility, we’re lucky enough to work with some of the best minds in Australia to help bring their event to Hobart. Part of this process is conducting site inspections to help our clients find the best fit for their event with us. So what are some of the top questions we [...]
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We’re excited to announce that Scene Change Tasmania has renewed their contract with us as our preferred in-house AV supplier. So why are we so happy about this? Well, it means that you, our valued clients, get to keep enjoying the great service, can do attitude and flexible approach to event technology that you’ve become [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]