- Event Start2:00pm Thursday 2nd November 2017
- Event End11:59pm Saturday 4th November 2017
- Event LocationCloncurry, Outback Queensland
- Event OrganiserCloncurry Shire Council
- [email protected]
The 2017 Outback Queensland Tourism Symposium & Awards will be held from the 2nd - 4th of November in Cloncurry, hosted by the Cloncurry Shire Council.
All are welcome to attend the free DTESB 'Building Your Business' Workshop and AGM held at the Cloncurry Community Precinct.
Thursday 2nd November:
2:00pm - 5:00pm: DTESB 'Building Your Business' Workshop
6:00pm - 9:00pm: Meet and Greet Function 'Night at the Museum'
Friday 3rd November:
8:00am - 5:00pm: Symposium workshops
6:00pm - 11:00pm: Networking Function
Saturday 4th November:
9:00am - 10:00: Outback Queensland Annual General Meeting
10:00am - 1:00pm: Outback & TEQ Conversations
1:00pm - onwards: Cloncurry Famils - John Flynn Place & Art Gallery, Kayaking at Chinaman Creek Dam or Outback Racing!
6:00pm - late: Awards Gala Dinner
Symposium speaker line up:
|Leanne Coddington||Tourism & Events Queensland||Conversations Introduction|
|Matt Bron & Amy Merriweather||Tourism & Events Queensland||Best of Queensland Experiences Program Overview|
|Avril Carter||Tourism & Events Queensland||ReviewPro|
|Alanna Green||Tripadvisor||Tripadvisor - The importance of online customer reviews|
|Liz Ward||Tourism Tribe||Online Booking & Conversion | Social Media|
|Brett Kapernick||Queensland Tourism Industry Council||Accreditation|
|David Morgans||TEQ||Operator Case study – Cobbold Gorge Q&A|
|Peter Homan||Outback Queensland Tourism Association||RTO Update & Welcome to the Outback (Customer Service)|
|Hannah Statham||Outback Queensland Tourism Association||Marketing & Media Update|
|Prue Fargher||Outback Queensland Tourism Association||Consumer Show Update|
|Wayne Clift||Visit Queensland||Online Booking Systems platforms for OQTA VIC's and operators|
|Scott Hampson||Featurist||Online Bookings & Conversion|
|Kristen Goldup||Outback Tickets||Why Events are Social Currency|
|Peter Grigg||Central Highlands Regional Council||Tourism & Innovation|
|Sarah Gerand||Helloworld Travel Limited||Packaging and Promotion to Trade|
|George Spring & Dan Wedgwood||AGI Corp Pty Ltd & The Adventurists||TBA|
|Brett Kapernick||Queensland Tourism Industry Council||How can an RTO work for you?|
Cloncurry famil options:
Famil 1: Explore the beginnings of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the history of outback aviation, medicine and radio at John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery.
Famil 2: Enjoy a kayak on the picturesque Chinaman Creek Dam, a walk along the local bush tracks and see the array of birdlife in the area.
Famil 3: Let's go Outback racing!
Famils include shuttle pick up from accommodation at 1:00pm as well as returns.
The following packages are available during the event:
The Gold Package is suitable for those wanting to attend the full three days of the Outback Queensland Tourism Symposium & Awards.
- Includes: Thursday 'Night at the Museum' meet and greet function, Symposium, Friday night networking function, Outback & TEQ Conversations, your choice of Cloncurry famil and Awards Gala 'Step Back in Time' dinner.
The Silver Package is suitable for those wanting to attend the Friday night function and all activities on Saturday the 4th of November.
- Includes: Symposium, Friday night networking function, Outback & TEQ Conversations, your choice of Cloncurry famil and Awards Gala 'Step Back in Time' dinner.
The Bronze Package is suitable for those wanting to attend all activities on Saturday the 4th of November.
- Includes: Outback & TEQ Conversations, your choice of Cloncurry famil and Awards Gala 'Step Back in Time' dinner.
Gala Package: The Gala Package includes the Awards Gala Dinner only at Cloncurry Shire Hall.
- Includes: Three course meal, beverage package and live entertainment.
Friday only: Ticket is for full day Friday Symposium & Friday night networking function on November 3rd.
- Includes full day symposium featuring "Best of Queensland Experiences" Program, TripAdvisor, ReviewPro, Tourism Tribe and Outback Tickets + MORE. Ticket includes food and beverage package for Symposium and networking function.
All packages include a food and beverage package.
Transport to and from Cloncurry and accommodation is excluded.
Please book accommodation separately.
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This event is organised by Cloncurry Shire Council. For more information please contact Cloncurry Shire Council on 0428751385