Partners can start their day in peace and tranquillity with:
Breakfast atop Mount Wellington
Relaxing tai chi in one of Hobart’s waterfront parks
A sumptuous café breakfast just a short stroll from their accommodation.
Delegates start their day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel then get straight into the first plenary session of the day. Delegates will relish the truly Tasmanian ‘Paddock to Plate to Conference Venue’ experience as many of Tasmania’s conference venues use only the best, locally sourced produce.
While delegates are immersed in the conference, partners enjoy a day out:
Visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Port Arthur Historic Site
Cruising the waters overlooking the historic site while learning about Australia’s convict history.
The conference day is over and it’s time for a quick drink at the hotel bar before exploring Hobart and its many fine restaurants including Franklin, Me Wah and Smolt.
Conference delegates wake early and start the day with a brisk walk around Hobart’s picturesque waterfront before beginning the day’s conference sessions.
Partners/families head to:
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Frogmore Creek winery for premium cool-climate wines and fine local produce.
Conference delegates spend the day expanding their minds and meeting suppliers at the trade exhibition.
The day concludes with a gala dinner – everyone comes together to celebrate at one of the many offsite venues close to the conference venue. Enjoy a Taste-of-Tasmania-themed dinner with market stalls in the surrounds of Hobart’s historic City Hall, Hobart Function and Conference Centre, Princes Wharf Shed No. 1 or Macquarie Wharf No.2 Cruise Terminal.
Delegates arrive into Launceston airport and are transferred to their CBD hotels, just a short 15-minute drive away. After settling in at the conference hotel, delegates reconnect with colleagues, and register for the conference, giving them a chance to view the trade show and meet suppliers.
With a few hours to spare before the welcome cocktail party, delegates and partners can:
Stroll through Launceston’s City Park
Visit Design Tasmania Centre to view the latest exhibitions
Experience one of Tasmania’s premier wineries Josef Chromy, just a short distance from the city.
Conference delegate are back at the plenary, ready for a full day of conferencing. They enjoy the true ‘Paddock to Plate to Conference Venue’ experience as many of Tasmania’s conference venues use only the best locally sourced produce. They may be working hard, but at each conference break they will be rewarded!
Partners spend their day aboard a luxury vessel on the Tamar River, travelling into the oldest wine region in Tasmania and enjoying a fine range of cool-climate wines and regional produce.
Tonight, delegates and partners are free to explore Launceston and dine in award-winning restaurants such as Stillwater and Cataract on Paterson.
There are many ways to access Tasmania’s East Coast:
On board a luxury boat from Hobart, stopping at beautiful Maria Island
By scenic flight along the state’s East Coast arriving quickly at Freycinet Peninsula stopping at Freycinet Marine Farm to sample Tasmanian oysters fresh from the sea
On board a coach for a scenic 2.5-hour drive from Hobart, stopping at Devil’s Corner Cellar Door to sample fine cool-climate wines while enjoying spectacular views over Great Oyster Bay
Once settled into their hotel, delegates register for their event, mingle with colleagues and take in the natural beauty of Tasmania’s picturesque East Coast. They spend time relaxing in luxurious accommodation before heading off to the official Welcome reception on a nearby white sandy beach showcasing world-renowned local seafood and produce.
Delegates rise early for a brisk walk along the shores of Friendly Beaches before a light breakfast. The conference day begins for delegates. There are many East Coast activities ideal for business events including:
Team building programs on secluded beaches
Coastal walks along the Bay of Fires
Guided hikes through the Apsley Gorge National Park.
While delegates are working hard, partners/families are out enjoying the region, enjoying:
A gentle sea kayak paddle around rocky inlets
Mountain bike riding along interpretive trails
Relaxing walks along the pristine beaches
A swim in the crystal clear waters
Tastings at the onsite brewery at White Sands Estate
A pampering spa treatment or massage.
At the end of the conference day, come together to enjoy a sumptuous multi-course degustation menu designed around produce fresh from the ocean or paddock, complemented by outstanding local wines.
Conference delegates attend a breakfast meeting then commence a day of plenary sessions and workshops.
Today partners and families can unwind with beach walks, guided tours or casual sea fishing. The experiences available are as relaxing or as active as their mood dictates.
The evening brings a relaxed farewell dinner overlooking the spectacular views of the Hazards Mountains, dining on local BBQ crayfish or a gourmet sausage sizzle complete with toasted marshmallows on the beach fire.
Depart on a short journey from the Freycinet Peninsula through the coastal towns and small seaside hamlets to either Hobart or Launceston Airport stopping along the way at a seaside restaurant or for a picnic of local delights.