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DestinationQ 2018 Forum Gold Coast

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Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

2684-2690 Gold Coast Highway

Broadbeach, QLD 4218

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Please join us for the DestinationQ 2018 Forum on the Gold Coast on November 16th.

The annual DestinationQ Forum is Queensland’s leading tourism industry forum, bringing industry and government together to find ways to grow the tourism industry and create jobs.

The forum is designed to be a catalyst for deeper collaboration, to sustain and grow Queensland's international competitiveness. The theme of the forum is Positioning Queensland Tourism for the Future and will include panel discussions and keynote speakers.


Speakers include:

  • The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier and Minster for Trade
  • The Hon. Kate Jones MP, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games
  • Claire Madden, Hello Clarity
  • Dan Tobin, UAP & Carolyn Karnovsky, UAP


This forum will also include two expert panels of industry and leaders, with membership including:

  • The Hon. Mark Bailey MP, Minister for Transport and Main Roads
  • The Hon. Leeanne Enoch MP, Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts
  • The Hon. Shannon Fentiman MP, Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development
  • Cr Belinda Murphy, McKinlay Shire Mayor and Chair OQTA
  • John O'Sullivan, Tourism Australia
  • Brett Godfrey, Chair, Tourism and Events Queensland
  • Shane O'Reilly, Chair, Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • Daniel Gschwind, Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • Leanne Coddington, Tourism and Events Queensland
  • Damien Walker, Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games
  • Cameron Costello, Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation
  • Wendy Morris, Chair TTNQ, Owner, Reef Society


A detailed program is available on the DestinationQ app.

8:30am – 9:00am Registration

9:00am – 11:00am Session One

11:00am – 11:30am Morning Tea

11:30am – 1:20pm Session Two

1:20pm – 2:00pm Lunch


There is no cost to attend the DestinationQ Forum, please register to secure your place at this informative event.


If you have any questions about this event please email Teagan Thompson (partnershipsgroup@queensland.com).



If you are on the Gold Coast for the DestinationQ Forum you might find the following events of interest:

- QTIC Indigenous Employment Forum (14th November, Home of the Arts)

- Tourism and Events Queensland International Market Briefings (15th November, GCCEC)

- Tourism Masterclasses (15th November, GCCEC)

- Queensland Tourism Awards gala event (16th November, The Star)




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