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DestinationQ 2019 Forum, Sunshine Coast

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Novotel Twin Waters Resort Sunshine Coast

270 Ocean Drive

Twin Waters, QLD 4564

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Please join us for the DestinationQ 2019 Forum and Masterclasses, held at Novotel Twin Waters, from 7 - 8 November.

The annual DestinationQ Forum is Queensland’s leading tourism industry event, bringing industry and government together to connect, collaborate and share knowledge to grow the visitor economy.

The forum will once again coincide with the Queensland Tourism Industry Council’s Indigenous Forum and the Queensland Tourism Awards.

The year’s forum will include a range of keynote addresses, practical breakout sessions and panel discussions.


Theme: Tourism beyond 2020 - Innovating for the Future


Day 1 - Thursday 7th November

Masterclasses - Breakout sessions

  • Understanding the Market - USA - deep dive into market insights for the US, focus on better understanding the US customer and highlighting areas of opportunity for Queensland
  • The Future of Travel Distribution - Maximising Opportunities in the Distribution System
  • Why Quality Matters - How quality experiences can bring value to all areas of business operation
  • Risky Business - Planning for the Unthinkable. Insight into planning for and recovering from disaster.
  • Investing in Tourism Infrastructure - Discover the benefits of cross collaboration and how to navigate government and the private sector in order to drive infrastructure development in Queensland

Keynote speakers:

  • Keith Henry - CEO and President, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada
  • John Schoffield - University of York

Day 2 - Friday 8th November

  • Q&A Session - Leaders Panel Discussion
  • Emerging Leaders Panel Discussion- The tourism industry is an exciting and fulfilling career path for young leaders. This session will focus on how to harness and grow future leaders and look at the opportunities for the future.

Keynote speaker:

  • Acaia Leroy - Trendwatching - This highly engaging session will provide insights on the global tourism industry. The focus will be future looking with a particular focus on trends and opportunities for Queensland

Download the DestinationQ app at https://www.destq.com.au/destinationq-events for program information.

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

If you have any questions about this event please email partnershipsgroup@queensland.com

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