Hundreds of James Cook University students, from the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, together with their families will celebrate at the Graduation Ceremony being held on 18th December at the Convention Centre. Students from the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine will be receiving their degrees.
Members from the Australian Army’s 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment recently conducted training exercises at the Convention Centre in preparedness for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Major Travis Day acknowledged that entry into such a building provided invaluable training for their search teams and presented the Centre with a plaque in appreciation of its ongoing support.
Held in November, the Northern Australia Investment Forum, an invitation only event, attracted 550 delegates including upwards of 100 global investors. It presented and connected these high-level investors with projects, opportunities and information about investing in Northern Australia.
Cairns Convention Centre’s Satchels for Schools Program has grown during 2017 to include a variety of items clients and exhibitors wish to donate. Recently a large number of products were sent to schools in the gulf of Carpentaria, Cape York Peninsular and to nursing homes in Georgetown, Normanton, Aurukun and Weipa.
During the Australian Pipelines & Gas Association Convention, recently held in Cairns the broader energy debate was a major topic - in particular the concept of reliability, as the nation considers the evolution of our energy mix.
Comedian Anh Do will bring his best-selling memoir, The Happiest Refugee, to life in a ground-breaking stand-up show at the Cairns Convention Centre on Saturday 17th February 2018.When one of Australia’s most talented comedians delves deep into his own life’s joys and sorrows, the result is an unforgettable night at the theatre that leaves an audience uplifted and quite simply experiencing… happiness.
New Zealand are sitting second on the NBL Ladder and our mighty Taipans in fourth place, so make sure you’re at the Convention Centre on Saturday 4th November to see them go head to head. Be there to cheer on the Taipans and get them across the line for another season win.