Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef’s annual Regional Showcase provides professional conference and event organisers the opportunity to experience what Cairns & Great Barrier Reef can provide for your next event from the comfort of your home city. Travelling to Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, this is the perfect opportunity for organisers to learn all about new product updates for the region and enjoy an afternoon of networking and entertainment.
The 2023 Regional Showcase was held in Brisbane on 1 August, Sydney on 3 August and Melbourne on 4 August. If you’re interested in registering your expression of interest to attend the next event in 2024, please get in touch with us.
2023 Regional Showcase
The Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef team along with 20 members met with over 100 meeting and event planners across Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. The region’s approach to sustainability was highlighted in a destination video showcasing member products, with buyers across the 3 cities providing extremely positive feedback on the leadership role we are taking.
The invitation-only event was held in August at The Calile Hotel in Brisbane, Quay Restaurant in Sydney and Longsong in Melbourne. Each attendee was treated to a hosted lunch with extensive opportunities to meet and mingle with the 20 industry representatives.
This year, the attending planners were gifted a tree to increase the habitat of tree kangaroos on the Atherton Tablelands in Tropical North Queensland as a thank you for attending the Cairns & Great Barrier Reef Business Events Regional Showcase.
Watch our presentation video from Regional Showcase 2023 exhibiting the latest business events offering!
Business Events Port Douglas, Cairns Convention Centre, CaPTA Group, Crystalbrook Collection, Down Under Tours, Dundees’s Restaurants, Flames of the Forest, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, Hemingway’s Brewery, Hilton Cairns and DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns, Managing Australian Destinations, Mossman Gorge Centre, NQ Exhibitions, Pullman Cairns International and Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, Quicksilver Group, Reef Unlimited, Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, Sunlover Reef Cruises, Thala Beach Nature Reserve
2022 Regional Showcase
In 2022, the Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef team, along with 19 of the regions top business event partners travelled to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne over the course of four days to host professional conference and incentive organisers at a VIP Lunch.
The invitation-only event was held in August at Polpetta in Brisbane, 12-Micron in Sydney and Longsong in Melbourne. Each attendee was treated to an intimate two-course seated lunch with extensive opportunities to meet and mingle with the 19 industry representatives.
An engaging, custom-created business events video was played on screens throughout the lunches, showcasing each partner’s product individually and featuring the representative in attendance that day.
Watch our entertaining presentation video from Regional Showcase 2022 to learn all about our region and the spectacular business event partners that can make your next event the one to remember.
Business Events Port Douglas, Cairns Convention Centre, CaPTA Group, Crystalbrook Collection, Down Under Tours, Experience Co., Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, Hemingway’s Brewery, Hilton Cairns, Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, Mossman Gorge Centre, NQ Exhibitions, Pullman Cairns International and Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, Quicksilver Group, Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Sunlover Reef Cruises, Thala Beach Nature Reserve
2020 Regional Showcase Connect
To replace our annual in-person lunch, BECGBR developed an alternative online Regional Showcase concept, an interactive online LIVE trivia game which showcased the region in a fun and slightly competitive environment. On Wednesday 16 September 2020, we successfully hosted the LIVE event having over 40 conference and incentive organisers participate. BECGBR received overwhelming positive feedback from the online hosted event which included interactive video presentations from participating Cairns & Great Barrier Reef business event industry suppliers.