Four reasons to pick the Gold Coast for your next destination event

Planning an event in Australia? The sunny Gold Coast should rank high on your list.

The Gold Coast is the ultimate event tourism destination, with plenty of venue options, stunning beaches and exciting activities on offer.

While often forgotten as a serious event destination, the Gold Coast has evolved over the last 10 years to be one of the most desirable locations in Australia for putting on an unforgettable event.

If you’re in the process of deciding where to hold your next event, check out our four top reasons for locking in the Gold Coast.

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Great weather

Averaging around 300 sunny days per year, the Gold Coast is famous for its year-round blue skies, warm weather and minimal rain – i.e. the perfect weather for any corporate trip. From surf lessons to outdoor team dinners, you won’t have to worry about weather cramping your style.

Culinary scene

Fast becoming one of the most renowned food destinations in Australia (move over Melbourne), the Gold Coast is home to a wide range of culinary treasures – from casual bites to fine dining and everything in between.

Regardless of which end of the Coast you find yourself exploring, there are some truly inspiring dining experiences available just about everywhere you go. Just ask the locals to point you in the right direction!

Choice of event venues

Shedding its past reputation as a party hub, the Gold Coast means serious business now.

Business amenities include a range of exhibition and corporate venues, perfect for more professional events.

With many options including conference centres, hotels, special purpose venues and stadiums, you won’t be short on choice for event venues on the Gold Coast.

Social activities

Whether you’re rewarding your top performers with a fun trip and looking for team building activities, the Gold Coast has plenty of options.

Active adventurers should look into taking surf lessons or doing the Q1 Skyclimb. You could also check out one of the theme parks like Movie World or Dreamworld or take a boat out on the beautiful Broadwater.

If relaxation is more your style, there are whale watching tours, craft breweries or some beautiful wineries in the Gold Coast Hinterland. Of course, you could coincide your event with a high profile occasion such as the GC600 motor racing, Magic Millions or a red carpet movie premiere.

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Gold Coast events with con-sol

We’re Gold Coast experts, planning and executing highly successful events locally and Australia-wide.

Bringing together an extensively experienced team of event management professionals and group of dedicated technical experts, our end-to-end destination management services will deliver exceptional and unforgettable events on the Gold Coast.

Chat with our team today on 07 5571 2852 to learn more about planning a local event on the Gold Coast.

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