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Strong bids submitted to host future Australian Event Awards

Strong bids submitted to host future Australian Event Awards
September 10, 2018

Having closed last week, the Australian Event Awards and Symposium’s ‘Search for a Home’ has received from across the country to host the event between 2019 and 2021.

Set to move from their current location on the Sunshine Coast, organisers of the Awards and Symposium launched a nation-wide campaign in June this year, inviting destinations to bid to host the events industry’s annual bash and attracting wide-spread attention from destinations and venues across Australia.

Ian Steigrad, Managing Director of the Awards, explained “we are commencing the review of the bids and on initial glance, we have been very impressed with both the quantity and quality of the bids put forward to be the host destination for the next three years.”

The winner of the Search for a Home will become known as the home of Australian events by hosting the national awards program and the accompanying Symposium for the Australian events industry for three years from 2019.

Shortlisted destinations will be notified in the coming weeks with the new host to be announc at the 2018 Event Awards and Symposium, held on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 21st November.

Click here for details of the Australian Event Symposium in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

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