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Drink Better! Drink the Destination

We've got the booze for you It’s no surprise to hear that you’ve been recommended a Tasmanian beverage at least once or twice before at your local bar or even at a special event.  Thanks to those roaring 40 winds, Tasmania boasts some of the cleanest air and water on the earth.  They may be [...]

Bringing the Venue to Life

More than just ticking the boxes  So you’ve heard about Hobart and how amazing it is for conferencing but you’re still not convinced that it’ll work for your event.  We know that on paper we tick all the boxes and understand that sometimes you need to hear some real stories about how your event will [...]

Hobart – Not a World Away

One of the things we hear all the times from our clients is that ‘we didn’t realise how quick and easy it was to get here’. Hobart may be ‘overseas’ but we are far from an international destination where your delegates lose an entire day in travel – and the best bit, no passports or [...]

Get Spirited Away with Our Spirits

Are you a whisky lover? Then ‘Lark’ is the word you need to remember. Bill Lark is known as the Godfather of Tasmanian whisky as he fought to overturn laws banning distilling Tasmania that had been around since the 1800’s. The Lark family has been distilling since 1992 and rumour has it, they’ve even sold [...]

Rest Assured You’re In Safe Hands

So here it is, the part that we need to include to keep the boss happy – our elevator pitch! Please bear with us… Delivering over 70 major events each year, we have the experience that counts to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. At HCEC we pride ourselves on providing personable and [...]

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 [...]