2023 North Coast Tourism Symposium & Gala Awards Dinner
Destination North Coast is pleased to confirm the North Coast 2023 Tourism Symposium will be held in the Tweed on Thursday 27 July, 2023.
The day-time industry conference will once again bring forth a jam-packed program of thought-leaders and trend analysts, topic experts and tourism trailblazers.
The theme of this year’s Symposium is ‘Redefining Normal‘ with the draft program to be released shortly. Buckle up as it is going to be a cracker!
Please put this must-attend event in your diary.
A return of the North Coast Tourism Awards (and festive gala event) will follow and presents a highly anticipated opportunity for celebrating and rewarding success.
Early Bird/Combo Event Tickets Are NOW ON SALE for a limited time.
The 2023 North Coast Tourism Awards recognises growth, entrepreneurship and celebrates tourism businesses’ success across the North Coast Destination Network region.
Entering tourism awards is a rewarding experience. It provides an opportunity for businesses to reflect on the goals, strategies and vision which have shaped business success, and the insights they gain will help drive growth and the longevity of their business.
Find out how to enter the North Coast Tourism Awards
Pre-Symposium Northern Rivers Rail Trail Activity
Experience the region’s newest attraction, the Northern Rivers Rail Trail, with a special ride for North Coast Tourism Symposium delegates on Wednesday 26 July 2023.
Join Destination North Coast and destination hosts Tweed Tourism Company for a gathering at Hosanna Farmstay and a refreshing drink and nibbles.
The cost to participate in this pre-North Coast Tourism Symposium activity is just $35/person (a highly subsidised rate) which includes e-bike/helmet hire, transfers back to Murwillumbah Station and celebratory drink at the end of the ride! Book with your event tickets.
Find special accommodation options for North Coast Tourism Symposium delegates and Regional Tourism Awards guests.
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2022 North Coast Tourism Symposium & Gala Awards Dinner
The annual North Coast Tourism Symposium & Awards Gala Dinner was held in Grafton on 28 July 2022.
Jointly hosted by Destination North Coast and Clarence Valley Council, the North Coast Tourism Symposium & Awards Gala Dinner presented as an important opportunity to bring the tourism industry together after such a tumultuous period.
Please find the symposium program and speaker presentations and event images here.
Please find our 2022 Local Tourism Heroes and event images here.
2021 North Coast Tourism Symposium & Gala Awards Dinner
The 2021 North Coast Tourism Symposium, co-hosted by Bellingen Shire Council, was held on 24 June 2021 in Urunga.
The Symposium Program and Presentations delivered by our expert speakers are available here.
Also please find the 2021 Local Tourism Heroes here along with images from both events.
2019 North Coast Tourism Symposium & Gala Awards Dinner
The 2019 North Coast Tourism Symposium, co-hosted by Kempsey Shire Council, was held on August 1st at South West Rocks Country Club.
The presentations delivered by our expert speakers are available here.