BUSINESS EVENTS AUSTRALIA
Australia has everything to create remarkable moments and meaningful connections: wide open landscapes, pinch yourself experiences, unique wildlife, world-renowned food and wine, and creativity in event delivery. And it’ll all be waiting for you when travel is back on the agenda.
With a distinguished track record of hosting large-scale international conventions and incentives of all sizes, Australia has both first-class convention centres and all the touches of luxury, exceptional service, and exclusive experiences to make your next event unforgettable.
Whether you want to explore the cities, snorkel the world’s largest coral reef system, savour the best of Australian wine in the vineyards or discover the unique experiences of the Outback, our collection of incentive programs will help inspire your next business event in Australia. Click here to see more program options available for your next incentive adventure.
Hobart and Tasmania’s East Coast
During this three-day program you will explore Tasmania’s east coast and stay in the highly acclaimed Saffire Freycinet, where luxury and nature abound. While back in the picturesque harbour city of Hobart, you will witness the incredible art collection at Mona, sample award winning Sullivans Cove whisky at the distillery and cruise the scenic D’Entrecasteaux Channel to indulge in seafood plucked straight from the water.
Sydney and the Hunter Valley
Discover the iconic attractions of Sydney Harbour and sample the enduring wines of the Hunter Valley Wine region on this three-day program that showcases culture, food, and wine. Stellar views and Indigenous history accompany you to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and exclusive experiences await at the Sydney Opera House. Take an Indigenous adventure on the Southern Hemisphere’s largest sand dunes and savour artisan dining and oyster farming on your return to the city before you celebrate on Sydney Harbour’s newest super yacht.
Australia has the second highest number of World Heritage listed natural wonders in the world, including the Great Barrier Reef; the Wet Tropics rainforest in tropical north Queensland; Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, the location of Uluru, in Australia’s Red Centre; the Blue Mountains outside Sydney; the Tasmanian Wilderness; and Ningaloo Coast and Shark Bay in Western Australia.
Our Partner Business Events Australia
Business Events Australia has a dedicated business events team based in the United States that promotes Australia as a business events destination. The team can help event planners with destination information, assets for collateral, connect with relevant Australian industry and airline contacts, and provide ideas for a future business event in Australia.
The Business Events Australia Bid Fund Program offers financial support for international events to take place in Australia. Support is guaranteed at the bidding stage and must be used to offset event costs within Australia, such as accommodation, venue hire and transport. Click here to learn more.
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA
Simply put, planning your next meeting or convention on The San Francisco Peninsula is good for your business. The destination is the ultimate California experience. Meet here and experience seashores, sunshine, fresh cuisine, and outdoor activities - all right next door to San Francisco.
- 140 Hotels, 14,000 Guestrooms
- Over 20 meetings hotels
- Over 20 charming and picturesque Cities and Towns on The San Francisco Peninsula
- Home to San Francisco International Airport
Unique Outdoor Event space
Are you looking to inspire your team with a unique event setting? Consider one of these event experiences that are sure to excite and delight your attendees.
California’s Great America
For a lively outdoor event, California’s Great America offers plenty of space for larger groups. Their Celebration Plaza is at the heart of the park with room for 5,000 guests, and the Redwood Amphitheatre is a 70,000 square foot outdoor entertainment area for concerts and speaking events.
Roaring Camp Railroads
Beneath ancient redwoods, Roaring Camp Railroads is an ideal venue for a day on the picnic grounds or an evening under the stars. You can even rent the open-air train for your group! Or travel back in time to the Old West for a one-of-a-kind ranch experience at Long Branch Saloon & Farms.
For a truly unmatched experience, come aboard the USS Hornet, a historic aircraft carrier built for the US Navy during World War II. From the flight deck, you can see views of the San Francisco skyline.
The San Francisco Peninsula, “Outdoor Event Venues and Meetings Spaces in San Mateo County”
VISIT NAPA VALLEY
Whether it's your desire to convene in a posh resort or historic landmark, to work among the rolling vineyards or storied wine caves or even dream up grand plans in eco-friendly hotels or private dining rooms, you can rest assured that the Napa Valley has the venues, nearly 500,000 square feet of meeting space and incredible locations to help you crush that meeting.
- 250+ days of sunshine
- 130 unique hotel properties
- 5,500 guest rooms
- Easy access to 4 International Airports
- More than 475 Wineries
CIA at Copia
The CIA at Copia is the ultimate Napa Valley destination for experiencing the world of food, wine, art, and community. Presented by The Culinary Institute of America, Copia combines everything you love about the CIA – culinary expertise, gracious hospitality, and unforgettable flavors – all for you!
Inside capacity: 700 reception/350 seated
Outside capacity: 1,000 reception/500 seated
Lincoln Theater presents a diverse array of performing arts in the state-of-the-art 1,200-seat theater in Yountville. In addition to producing Symphony Napa Valley, Lincoln Theater annually provides hundreds of hours of live dance, musical and theater performances for all ages.
Inside capacity: 700 reception/1200 seated
Napa Valley Museum
In Yountville, you’ll find this gem of a museum on the grounds of the California Veteran’s Home. Napa Valley Museum is the premiere destination for viewing and participating in a wide variety of inspiring and enlightening exhibits featuring the best of art in many forms: from painting to sculpture to photography to interactive installations. Host your celebrations, meetings, and team-building activities in one of their galleries or rent the entire museum for a day.
Inside capacity: 500 reception/150 seated
Outside capacity: 500 reception/450 seated
Our Partner Visit Napa Valley
Visit Napa Valley is pleased to partner with a number of destination management companies and tour and transportation services to help you with your event planning needs. They can help you plan your corporate event, incentive trip, or social group event. They provide complimentary assistance with:
- Lead Sourcing
- Site Selection
- Itinerary Building
- Transportation Services
- Team-Building Activities
- Wine Tasting Tours & Activities
- Finding special offers and deals specific to your group needs
Contact your GC Account Executive or email us at [email protected] to plan your next meeting or event!