Set on the banks of the spectacular Swan River and overlooked by Kings Park, which was recently ranked the sixth best park in the world by Trip Advisor, Perth is one of Australia’s fastest growing urban centres. With a number of significant infrastructure projects nearing completion Perth is a city waiting to be rediscovered.
As the capital and heartbeat of Australia’s largest state, Perth is a world class city of nearly 2 million people offering all the elements necessary to make your meeting or conference a success with conference venues and facilities that can cater for up to 5,000 delegates.
The delightful climate also lends itself well to unusual and exciting conference events such as gala dinners held in a limestone quarry or under the stars in a purpose built marquee overlooking the lights of the city or on rolling lawns of a picturesque winery.
Delegates can also enjoy truly Western Australian experiences such as traditional Aboriginal ‘Welcome to Country’ ceremonies, seeing kangaroos and koalas and other native wildlife, river cruises, swimming with dolphins, whale watching and many more.
As a major capital city Perth is serviced 18 international airlines, 5 domestic and 11 regional airlines making it very accessible. There are 267 international flights in and out of the city every week connecting travellers to over 50 destinations around Australia and overseas.
Premium wines, picturesque vineyards and breweries, world-class surf and gourmet produce aplenty is all available within an hours’ drive in the Margaret River Region
Just over 3 hours drive from Perth, the Margaret River region offers a range of unique, picturesque venues many of which offer 5 star accommodations and quality produce.
Port Hedland sits at the heart of a region that’s as rich in Indigenous culture and history as it is natural wonders, including the spectacle of the Staircase to the Moon.
To take the direct route, you can fly to Port Hedland from Perth in just over two hours. Or to make the journey half of the adventure, why not fly to Broome or Exmouth and discover the mysteries of local legends driving the Warlu Way interpretive trail.
Port Hedland is a place of contrasts, with an equally diverse range of accommodation options, from backpackers and self-catering chalets to motels and hotel rooms. Bookings are essential, so be sure to reserve your spot in advance.
The breathtaking beauty of Albany’s rugged coastline creates a fitting backdrop to a dramatic whaling, convict and settler history and a sensational south coast adventure.
The Albany Highway gets you there in just five hours from Perth, while a direct flight from Perth airport will whisk you there in one hour and 15 minutes. Or why not take your time and enjoy one of the world’s greatest journeys, walking the Bibbulmun Track that runs from Perth to Albany.
Set on the shores of picturesque Port Phillip Bay, the southern-most city of mainland Australia is Melbourne; a creative, exciting city with always something new to discover.
There is something uniquely intriguing about Melbourne; it transforms the everyday into an immersive experience. It rewards the visitors who take the time to explore and uncover its secrets in the labyrinth of interconnecting streets and laneways.
Melbourne has a cultural depth and multicultural diversity people expect from a major global city but with a relaxed attitude that makes it easy for visitors from anywhere around the world to feel at home. The city is exciting, constantly changing and evolving with many new restaurants, hotels, events and attractions opening throughout the year.
Vibrant Adelaide is globally renowned for its innovation, world class facilities, ease, value, safe clean surrounds and superb climate.
Adelaide has one of the fastest airport to city transfers anywhere in the world (just 10 minutes) with regular direct international and domestic flights. Adelaide ranks as the most affordable capital in Australia as well as being undoubtedly the most walkable, meaning that delegates and organisers will enjoy exceptional ease and value during their event.
Known the world over as Australia’s ‘harbour city’, it’s blessed with stunning natural landscapes and a near-perfect climate. It’s also home to an established and professional event services industry, and world-class meeting infrastructure and accommodation options. Just as importantly, it offers easy accessibility between the airport, conference facilities and the city centre, and is a safe and stable destination for international visitors and locals alike.
Aptly called the “island of the gods,” Bali is one of the smallest islands of the Indonesian archipelago, and yet it is one of the most famous. Surrounded as they are – by sun-kissed beaches, volcanic landforms covered by forests, terraced rice fields and a vibrant arts culture – Bali event venues express the charm and grace found in nature and in the Balinese people. An inspiring range of world-class meeting facilities and hotels, superb food and a vibrant nightlife await groups convening here.
Bali is accessible through Ngurah Rai International Airport, Indonesia’s third-busiest airport. Ngurah Rai International is served by a number of international airlines and tourist charters, serving nearly 20 million passengers per year.
It has all the basics of a good host: a great business environment, world-class facilities and infrastructure, professional services, exclusive event venues and cool attractions, all in a rich and unique Asian setting like nowhere else.
Changi International Airport is just 30mins from the city. As a compact city, it is convenient to travel around Singapore. Hotels, restaurants, venues, shopping and sightseeing spots are conveniently clustered in various neighbourhoods, such Marina Bay, Orchard Road, Changi etc and are easily accessible via Singapore’s safe and reliable public transportation system. Besides a vibrant dining, arts and entertainment scene, Singapore is home to countless key attractions and a wide range of accommodations to suit any budget.
Information sourced from local convention bureaus and Tourism WA.