North Coast Tourism Symposium & Awards

2024 North Coast Tourism Symposium

Destination North Coast is excited to announce that the 2024 North Coast Tourism Symposium and North Coast Tourism Awards will be co-hosted by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and help in Port Macquarie on Thursday 1 August 2024. SAVE THE DATE and to keep abreast of planning and for information, subscribe to DNC’s Industry E-newsletter

2024 North Coast Tourism Awards

The 2024 North Coast Tourism Awards acknowledge growth, entrepreneurship, and commend the success of tourism businesses throughout the North Coast Destination Network region.

Participating in these prestigious awards offers a gratifying journey. It allows businesses to introspect on the goals, strategies, and visions that have propelled their success. The insights garnered from this process serve as catalysts for driving growth and ensuring the longevity of their ventures.

Find more information and award categories here.

2023 North Coast Tourism Symposium

Destination North Coast with destination co-hosts, Tweed Shire Council and Tweed Tourism Company, delivered the annual North Coast Tourism Symposium on Thursday 27th July 2023, at Peppers Salt Resort & Spa Kingscliff. With 140 delegates in attendance, the conference had a jam-packed program of business and tourism experts ‘Redefining Normal’ and unpacking trends and changes in our industry.

Thank you to all North Coast visitor economy stakeholders who attended and supported this conference.

The North Coast Tourism Symposium Program and Speaker bios can be found here.

Images from the North Coast Tourism Symposium can be found here. Thanks to Orion Media Group.

2023 North Coast Tourism Awards

The North Coast Tourism Awards are presented in a partnership between Business NSW and Destination North Coast with destination co-hosts Tweed Tourism Company and Tweed Shire Council. The Awards were held at Plantation House, Duranbah on 27 July 2023.

The event celebrates and rewards success and recognises growth and entrepreneurship.

17 categories were awarded. Destination North Coast congratulates all WINNERS, placegetters and finalists. Find details here.

Images from the North Coast Tourism Awards can be found here. Thanks to Orion Media Group.

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.