GCCEC Business News

By Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, 24 October, 2017

What's On


As we enter the final quarter of the 2017 calendar year it’s timely to look ahead to what is shaping up to be a busy three months with more than 35,000 delegates and members of the public set to attend 40 events ranging from trade shows, conferences, training days, graduations, end-of-year sales, a Melbourne Cup lunch, Centre of Christmas celebrations and even an MMA Fight Night.

The diverse types of upcoming events is indicative of the wide appeal of the GCCEC to event organisers looking for innovation, superior IT technology and AV capacity, strong sustainability practices as well as award-winning catering limited only by imagination.

GCCEC’s aim of providing the ultimate event experience underlines a strong outlook going into 2018 as we work towards leveraging the opportunities presented by the biggest sporting event in Australia this decade – the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

We’ll be ready to not only Share The Dream next year but to build on it and extend our own legacy.

Thank you for your continued support and faith in our team, venue and destination.

Adrienne Readings

General Manager, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Green Tick of Approval

Many of you will be aware of the GCCEC’s long-standing relationship with EarthCheck and our continuing commitment to adhere to the highest environmental practices for the venue.

Our nine-year relationship has resulted in another strong year.

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Sustainable Initiatives a Drawcard

For nearly a decade, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has been an advocate for environmental practices during events. So when it came time to choose a venue for their annual Conference of Major Superannuation Funds, the GCCEC with its own strong sustainability record, was a given.

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State-of-the-Art LED Investment

GCCEC is the first venue in Australia to invest in a large LED indoor panels for in-house productions.

The recent purchase is a continuation of a long relationship between ULA Group and GCCEC.

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Professional Links on Offer

Submissions are open for the GCCEC’s highly-sought after Linkage Grants program. The $5000 grant is offered to professional and academic staff in QLD and the Northern Rivers and provides recipients with the opportunity to link with an international conference in their chosen field of endeavour.

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Source: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre