Cairns is a modern tropical city and the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest. With the Cairns International Airport only seven kilometres from the city centre, delegates can be at their hotel in just 10 minutes leaving plenty of time for pre or post conference touring.
Award-winning Convention Centre
Cairns boasts the multiple award-winning Cairns Convention Centre, consistently regarded as one of the world’s best places to do business thanks to its superb facilities, committed service and world-class food and beverage offering.
Meeting venues & accommodation
With more than 7000 accommodation rooms available, Cairns can cater for large conventions or host memorable meetings for small groups. The city’s hotels demonstrate the highest international standards in facilities and service.
A range of unique and flexible offsite venues are located right in the city centre for easy access from the convention precinct, or a short drive out of the CBD for an escape from the hustle and bustle.
With the Reef Fleet Terminal a 5-minute walk from most accommodation houses, Cairns truly is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Half and full day trips to the Outer Reef and tropical islands depart daily, offering delegates a range of water activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, helmet diving and glass bottom boat tours. Many land-based activities are also available within close proximity.