The grand finale is the Gala Awards, this will take us back to the 1920’s. This was a key time in Cloncurry’s history, which is showcased today as part of our unique experiences, as the birthplace of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and conception of Qantas.
All are welcome to attend the free DTESB ‘Building Your Business’ Workshop and Annual General Meeting held at the Cloncurry Community Precinct.
All are welcome to attend the free DTESB ‘Building Your Business’ Workshop and AGM held at the Cloncurry Community Precinct.
Thursday 2nd November:
2:00pm – 5:00pm: DTESB ‘Building Your Business’ Workshop
6:00pm – 9:00pm: Meet and Greet Function ‘Night at the Museum’
Friday 3rd November:
8:00am – 5:00pm: Symposium workshops
6:00pm – 11:00pm: Networking Function
Saturday 4th November:
9:00am – 10:00: Outback Queensland Annual General Meeting
10:00am – 1:00pm: Outback & TEQ Conversations
1:00pm – onwards: Cloncurry Famils – John Flynn Place & Art Gallery, Kayaking at Chinaman Creek Dam or Outback Racing!
6:00pm – late: Awards Gala Dinner
|Leanne Coddington||TEQ||Conversations Introduction|
|Matt Bron &
|TEQ||Best of Queensland Experiences Program Overview|
|Alanna Green||TripAdvisor||TripAdvisor – The importance of online customer reviews|
|Liz Ward||Tourism Tribe||Social Media|
|David Morgans||TEQ||Operator Case study – Cobbold Gorge Q&A|
|Peter Homan||OQTA||RTO Update & Welcome to the Outback|
|Hannah Statham||OQTA||Marketing & Media Update|
|Prue Fargher||OQTA||Consumer Show Update|
|Wayne Clift||Visit Queensland||Online Booking Systems platforms for OQTA VIC’s and operators|
|Scott Hampson||Featurist||Online Bookings & Conversion|
|Kristen Goldup||Outback Tickets||Why Events are Social Currency|
|Peter Grigg||Central Highlands Regional Council||Tourism & Innovation|
|Sarah Gerand||Helloworld Travel Limited||Packaging and Promotion to Trade|
|George Spring||AGI Corp Pty Ltd & The Adventurists||TBA|
|Brett Kapernick||Queensland Tourism Industry Council||How can an RTO work for you?|
Cloncurry famil options:
Famil 1: Explore the beginnings of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the history of outback aviation, medicine and radio at John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery.
Famil 2: Enjoy a kayak on the picturesque Chinaman Creek Dam, a walk along the local bush tracks and see the array of birdlife in the area.
Famil 3: Let’s go Outback racing!
Famils include shuttle pick up from accommodation at 1:00pm as well as returns.
The following packages are available during the event:
The Gold Package is suitable for those wanting to attend the full three days of the Outback Queensland Tourism Symposium & Awards.
The Silver Package is suitable for those wanting to attend the Friday night function and all activities on Saturday the 4th of November.
The Bronze Package is suitable for those wanting to attend all activities on Saturday the 4th of November.
Gala Package: The Gala Package includes the Awards Gala Dinner only at Cloncurry Shire Hall.
Friday only: Ticket is for full day Friday Symposium & Friday night networking function on November 3rd.
All packages include a food and a beverage package.
Transport to and from Cloncurry and accommodation is excluded.
Please book accommodation separately.