The 2018 VTIC & Tourism Australia calendars will once again be launched with the annual VTIC Visitor Economy Forum and Tourism Australia
The 2018 VTIC & Tourism Australia calendars will once again be launched with the annual VTIC Visitor Economy Forum and Tourism Australia Industry Briefing on Wednesday 28 February 2018.
Attend the full-day program to let the teams at VTIC and Tourism Australia, as well as a handful of special guest presenters, take you through the year ahead for our industry.
This not-to-be-missed events will examine the opportunities, issues and key campaigns that lie ahead – and, importantly, how they will impact you.
What you can expect to takeaway:
- Learn how VTIC will be advocating on your behalf throughout the election year
- Understand what Tourism Australia’s 2018 key priorities and campaigns will look like
- The opportunity to have your voice heard in dedicated Q&A sessions with presenters
- The chance to reconnect with your industry peers
MORNING Visitor Economy Forum (VTIC Member): $40.00
MORNING Visitor Economy Forum (VTIC Non-Member): $60.00
FULL DAY Visitor Economy Forum (VTIC Member): $40.00 – SOLD OUT
FULL DAY Visitor Economy Forum (VTIC Non-Member): $60.00 – SOLD OUT
AFTERNOON Tourism Australia Industry Briefing: Free of charge – SOLD OUT
Please note that all sessions include lunch.
9am – Guest arrival and registration
9.30am – Welcome- Matt McDonald, Deputy Chair, VTIC
9.50am – VTIC update and the year ahead- Felicia Mariani, Chief Executive, VTIC
10.30am – Key achievements in Tourism and Major Events – Danielle Green MP – Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Major Events and Regional Victoria
11am – Visit Victoria update- Peter Bingeman, Chief Executive Officer, Visit Victoria
12noon – Networking lunch
12.45pm – Leigh Sorensen, General Manager Industry Relations, Tourism Australia
12.55pm – Tourism Australia’s global market strategy – Phillipa Harrison, Executive General Manager International, Tourism Australia
1.30pm – Tourism Australia’s global marketing for leisure travel and business events – Lisa Ronson, Chief Marketing Officer, Tourism Australia
2pm – Support and resources for tourism businesses- Kirsty Carstairs, Industry Relations Manager, Tourism Australia
2.20pm – Panel discussion
2.50pm – Closing
3pm – Event concludes
Please refer to the VTIC member directory for a range of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets.
(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Victoria Tourism Industry Council and Tourism Australiaobowden@vtic.com.au