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Cairns Convention Centre records most successful December on record

Cairns Convention Centre records most successful December on record
February 1, 2013

The Cairns Convention Centre ended 2012 on a record high, with more bid wins for the month than in any December since its opening.

Some of the bid wins include:

• Tertiary Education Management Conference 2014 - 800 delegates;
• 2013 Australasian International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Trail Summit - 250 delegates;
• Community Legal Centres 2013 National Conference 2013 - 500 delegates;
• Parks & Leisure National Conference 2014 - 600 delegates;

Following on the back of announcements that Cairns will host the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in 2014 and Corroboree, Tourism Australia's mega familiarisation program from the United Kingdom and Europe in 2013, the Centre is celebrating a very successful year of forward bookings.

Other international events confirmed during the year include:

• Third World Congress on Larynx Cancer 2015 - 1,000 delegates;
• Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Conference 2016 - 600 delegates;
• International Ethological Conference 2015 - 800 delegates.

Speaking of the success, Cairns Convention Centre General Manager Ross Steele explained "our December conference wins were a very pleasing way to finish another successful year for the Centre. These wins will ensure the Cairns Convention Centre continues to provide ongoing economic, social and educational opportunities for our region, the State and our stakeholders, something of which we are very proud."

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