Welcome to Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

The official convention bureau for Cairns & Great Barrier Reef, the natural place to meet.

Our thoughts are with our industry colleagues, members and peers that have been affected during the evolving coronavirus crisis. Information on federal and government support can be found on the Business Events Council of Australia website.

The team at Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef will continue to provide ongoing destination assist and information for event organisers, support and guidance for our incredible operators and will continue to share positive experiences during the recovery of our business events industry. 

We are stronger together. Please contact our friendly team for assistance.

Why Cairns & Great Barrier Reef?

Watch our short video to see why Cairns & Great Barrier Reef is The Natural Place to Meet

Latest News

Latest events news for Cairns, Port Douglas, Palm Cove and the Islands

26 May 2020
Cairns & Port Douglas Resorts in Top 10 of Hot 100

Two leading five-star resorts from Cairns & Great Barrier Reef have been ranked in the Top 10 of Spice Magazine’s 2020 Hot 100 Hotels & Venues.

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14 May 2020
Five Ways Business Events Can Contribute to the Conservation of the Great Barrier Reef
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28 Apr 2020
A-Z of GREAT Events: 26 reasons to choose Cairns & Great Barrier Reef!

As a large region with a lot on offer, we’re here to help make your decision simple. Working our way through the alphabet, we’ve taken 26 reasons why Cairns & Great Barrier Reef can be the home of your next GREAT event! 

Follow our Instagram and Twitter to watch the rest of our A-Z countdown!

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3 Apr 2020
Business event planners enjoy taste of Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Free, simple and useful – the Delegate Advantage Program gives conference delegates exclusive access to local deals and value-adds to help them plan ahead and make the most of their time in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef.

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9 Mar 2020
2020 Delegate Advantage Program

Free, simple and useful – the Delegate Advantage Program gives conference delegates exclusive access to local deals and value-adds to help them plan ahead and make the most of their time in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef.

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2 Mar 2020
Asia-Pacific Opportunities from AIME 2020

In a time of world-wide change and disruption, AIME 2020 provided some valuable business leads for Cairns & Great Barrier Reef, first-hand insight into challenges that business events may come to face and what current opportunities are available for the taking. 

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25 Feb 2020
Five Ways to Have a ‘Conference With a Purpose’ in Cairns
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12 Dec 2019
Great Barrier Reef a Hot Topic at Dreamtime 2019

The managers from Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef enjoyed a short sea-change last week attending the Dreamtime 2019 trade show held in Perth, Western Australia.

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25 Nov 2019
How Cairns & Great Barrier Reef is Nurturing Nature through Business Events

In an effort to promote conscious conferencing, Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef officially launched the Nurturing our Nature through Business Events campaign that will run throughout 2020.

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30 Jan 2020
The Year of Giving Back #EventHereThisYear

Australia is a big, beautiful and resilient country, and Cairns & Great Barrier Reef is so fortunate to be surrounded by unique nature, ancient cultures, world-class infrastructure and a luxury, tropical lifestyle.

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Cairns
20 Nov 2019
20 Years of Sell TNQ Success

Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef has completed another successful Sell TNQ educational program, marking its 20th anniversary!

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Cairns
13 Aug 2019
Exciting new Cairns & Great Barrier Reef experiences
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