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Ballarat to stage 2021 Australian Regional Tourism Convention

Ballarat to stage 2021 Australian Regional Tourism Convention
May 21, 2021

The Victorian city of Ballarat will host the 2021 Australian Regional Tourism (ART) Convention from 11th to 13th October.

Announcing the staging of the event, City of Ballarat, Mayor Daniel Moloney stated “the City of Ballarat and our tourism partners are leaders in regional tourism and we relish the opportunity to show the great work being done in our region to inspire other tourism providers.”

The ART Convention’s theme this year is ‘A Robust Visitor Economy - navigating our new future’.

With ART originally planning to stage its 2020 Convention in Ballarat last year, following the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions surrounding in person events, it was unable to do so, with the event being held virtually.

Welcoming the Convention being held as an in-person event, ART Chair, Coralie Bell stated “we are thrilled to announce the 2021 Convention will be happening in person this year in Victoria.

“After the year we have all experienced, it’s time to come together in person and feel connected.

“The City of Ballarat is going through rapid growth and delivers amazing visitor experiences and are committed to growing visitation to their region, providing an ideal location for a vibrant and inspiring convention.”

Australian Regional Tourism will soon be calling for expressions of interest for presenters and will be putting forward a famil program to showcase the Ballarat region.

Click here for event details in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

Image courtesy of the City of Ballarat.

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