THE TRAVEL BOOTCAMP
Sat 30 June
Looking for a new career or some extra cash on the side? This 1-day workshop will kick start your career as an instagrammer, blogger or travel writer with real strategies, steps and secrets to turning your passion into a career.
GOLD COAST MARATHON 2018
Sun 1 July
In 2018 the Gold Coast Marathon turned 40. This world class international event was booked out for the first time, attracting over 26,000 participants from around the globe.
RESEARCH & INSIGHTS UPDATE
Mon 2 July
An informational session featuring guest speakers from STR, ReviewPro and Destination Gold Coast presenting on recent travel trends, guest insights and the latest National and International visitor survey results.
Tues 3 July
Is Tourism Hard News? A lively debate between senior media and tourism executives over beer, wine and finger food.
CONVERSATIONS WITH INDUSTRY
Wed 4 July
An opportunity where tourism businesses connected with local, state and federal Tourism Industry representatives to gain insights and discuss marketing, research, digital, experience development and events.
SKAL SOUTHERN GOLD COAST BREAKFAST
Thur 5 July Join industry colleagues over breakfast with special guest speaker David Crisafulli MP, LNP Member for Broadwater, Gold Coast.
BUSINESS EVENTS UPDATE
Thur 5 July
Business Events members gathered for a spot of networking as
Destination Gold Coast provided a wrap-up of the 2018 This is Gold Coast
Business Exchange #TIGC18 trade event.
Thur 5 July
Discovering ways to incorporate storytelling into their digital
marketing strategy, participants acquired skills to increase word of mouth,
boost visitation, attract media publicity and innovate their business.
WOMEN IN TOURISM BREAKFAST
Fri 6 July
Assistant Minister for Tourism Industry Development, Meaghan Scanlon MP headlines as key-note speaker for this special Women in Tourism breakfast event.
MENTORING FOR GROWTH
Fri 6 July
Experienced business mentors offered one-on-one insights, options and suggestions for harnessing opportunities and tackling challenges faced by small businesses.
WE ARE GOLD COAST
Sat 7 July
An exhibition featuring the visual exploration of the Gold Coast’s identity
and sense of place, providing the opportunity to contrast the 'old' and 'new'
and documenting the vibrant cultural evolution of the area.