Our Partners

The Cairns Convention Centre is an active member of the events industry and engages with a range of national and international industry bodies.

Association Internationale De Palais De Congress (AIPC)

The International Association of Convention Centres is the industry association for professional convention and exhibition centre manager’s worldwide. AIPC is committed to encouraging and recognising excellence in convention centre management, while at the same time providing the tools to achieve high standards through its research, educational and networking programs.

International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)

International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) is the global community for the meetings industry, enabling its members to generate and maintain significant competitive advantage. ICCA’s network of over 850 suppliers to the international meetings industry spans the globe, with members in over 85 countries.


The Australian Business Events Association (ABEA) is the leading industry body responsible for representing and supporting the prosperity for organisations and people that work in, or benefit from the Australian Business Events Sector. ABEA represents the unified ambitions of the Australian business events industry and its people. They aim to drive real impact regarding sector growth and development through advocacy, member support and innovation.

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ)

Tourism Tropical North Queensland is the official, not for profit, tourism organisation of Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Region.

Events Queensland

Events Queensland attracts, supports, grows and promotes successful events in Queensland. Through strategic investment in an exciting and eclectic portfolio of events, the organisation is helping to drive the State’s economic development.

Business Events Cairns and Great Barrier Reef (BECGBR)

Business Events Cairns and Great Barrier Reef is a not-for-profit organisation which markets the Cairns Region nationally and internationally as one of the world’s best Business Events destinations.

Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia is a statutory authority of the Australian Government responsible for promoting Australia internationally as a destination for business and leisure visitors.
As a specialist team within Tourism Australia, Business Events Australia, delivers partnership marketing and trade programs exclusively in the international business events market, targeting corporate meetings, incentives, exhibitions and association events for Australia.

Venue Management Association

The Venue Management Association is the peak body for venue industry professionals in Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia with more than 900 members from diverse venue sectors. The VMA is dedicated to the growth and success of the venue management industry in our region through professional development, education and collective sharing through networking. They provide members with the opportunity to expand their networks, upgrade their skills, stay on top of industry trends and plans and learn from their peers.


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