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Things to do for corporate groups in Cairns

Things to do for corporate groups in Cairns

There is no denying that the Cairns is a beautiful destination to visit for a holiday, but what you may not realise is that the region also has so many great things to do for corporate groups! As we visited the region recently, here are six things to do (in and around...

Three hotels to inspire your next Cairns event

Three hotels to inspire your next Cairns event

Recently Carla and Susan from The Conference Shop were invited to the beautiful Cairns in Tropical North Queensland, to join the Crystalbrook Collection famil. Known for its focus on luxury sustainability, Crystalbrook Collection offers not one but three properties to...

New hotel spotlight – Voco Melbourne Central

New hotel spotlight – Voco Melbourne Central

Scheduled to open at the end of April, the newest addition in Australia to the IHG voco brand can be found in Melbourne down Timothy Lane, off of Lonsdale Street.  The 252 guest room purpose-built hotel thoroughly embodies the voco style and quality with subtle...

New hotel spotlight – The Hyatt Centric

New hotel spotlight – The Hyatt Centric

One of Melbourne’s newest hotels, The Hyatt Centric, is now open for business.  With a very centrally located, lane-way entrance off of Downie Street, this inspiring establishment is as much about understated quality as it is about showcasing local art and suppliers. ...

‘Get Local’ 2022- our biggest highlights

‘Get Local’ 2022- our biggest highlights

Last week Carla and Susan from The Conference Shop attended Get Local Expo in Sydney - the first in-person industry event in a very long time! To be back reconnecting face to face with so many industry professionals was something that we have truly missed over the...

Book your 2021 Christmas Party

Book your 2021 Christmas Party

As Government plans a roadmap to open up business in the coming months, right now there has never been a better time to beat the rush and secure the venues you want for your 2021 Christmas party. With many of us working remotely for a large portion of the year, these...

Feel confident planning events during COVID

Feel confident planning events during COVID

Our top 5 tips for event planners right now As restrictions and lockdowns start to become a thing of the past and we emerge from our COVID bubbles, here are some helpful tips to give you the confidence to start planning your events.   1. Prepare to be flexible....

Online team building ideas for during lockdown

Online team building ideas for during lockdown

Right now more than ever, connectivity is so important. With many of us now working from home and not having regular interactions with our peers, lack of focus and feelings of isolation are just a few of the side effects of this pandemic. But the good news is it...

10 things about The Conference Shop

10 things about The Conference Shop

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work with us? Here are the answers to the top 10 questions we get asked all the time about The Conference Shop.   What does The Conference Shop do? The Conference Shop offers a free venue finding service to anyone planning...

Planning a business event in Canberra

Planning a business event in Canberra

As the nation's capital, Canberra offers access to some of Australia's most prestigious venues including national galleries, museums and government buildings. So to help you with planning your next business event in Canberra, here are a few interesting venues and...

Things to do in the Whitsundays for groups

Things to do in the Whitsundays for groups

There is no denying that the Whitsundays is a spectacular place to visit for a holiday. But what many people don't realise is that it's also a great destination for corporate groups and business events. So to give you a little inspiration, we have put together a list...

Planning a conference in the Blue Mountains

Planning a conference in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is undoubtedly a beautiful region, with World Heritage-listed wilderness and a spectacular range of natural attractions. But the Blue Mountains is also a well-equipped region to host your next conference, meeting or corporate event. Being just a...

Things to do for corporate groups in Adelaide

Things to do for corporate groups in Adelaide

Adelaide is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city bursting with culture, flavours, events and entertainment. Within the city itself, you are spoilt for choice with so much to see and do for corporate groups. Or if you want to venture outside of the CBD, in less than 30...

Company event planning

Company event planning

Have you been given the job of company event planning? This can be a very daunting prospect if this is not your core job description. It can be daunting even if you are a professional event planner!

Event venues

Event venues

The Conference Shop team will help you find the perfect event venues for your next event. Their team of experts knows venues!

New and Unique Venues: Tasmania

New and Unique Venues: Tasmania

Are you looking for new and unique venues in Tasmania? Look no further - we have done all the hard work for you! New Venues with Accommodation Crowne Plaza - Hobart Newly opened on the 1st of July this year, IHG Group’s Crowne Plaza Hobart has nine function spaces...

Event space Sydney

Event space Sydney

We can help! Looking for the right event space Sydney can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack so we’ve taken some of the hard labour out of it.

New and Unique Venues: Sydney

New and Unique Venues: Sydney

Venues with Accommodation Crowne Plaza – Darling Harbour Newly opened in June, the Crowne Plaza is located on the busy corner of Sussex and Bathurst Streets and conveniently within walking distance of Darling Harbour and the ICC. There are three pillar-less event...

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