The Cairns Convention Centre is delighted to be involved in TARGA Great Barrier Reef by hosting the command centre, media area, dinner and Podium Finish. The inaugural event will be held on 31st August and 1st & 2nd September 2018 on a course of over 200 competitive kilometres, including the exciting range roads out of Cairns and Port Douglas, some of the most exciting roads in the country. It will highlight the beauty and importance of Tropical North Queensland through its TV Specials broadcast around the world.
ACCM-11 is one of the largest conferences bringing together industry and researchers in composites from all over the world. It was held at the Cairns Convention Centre 29th July – 1st August and included new contemporary themes such as Additive Manufacturing and Cement Based Composites together with extensive poster presentations and a trade exhibition.
The International Handbell Symposium recently held at the Convention Centre was an event that celebrated the flourishing of communication between nations, the spreading of the musical art of handbell and handchime ringing, and the spirit of peace through music. The event happens every two years, rotating between the member organisations of the International Handbell Committee (IHC).
Capturing all the excitement of the international dance show hits Riverdance and Lord of the Dance, the Cairns Convention Centre will host five full days of world-class dancing when it presents the 51st Australian National Championships of Irish Dancing from Wednesday 3rd October 2018 to Sunday 7th October 2018.
Please note that the Cairns Convention Centre car park will not be open to patrons during The Simon and Garfunkel Story.We regret any inconvenience caused on this occasion.Limited disability parking will be available. For further information contact Cairns Convention Centre staff.
Australia's leading sporting and leisure goods retailer, Rebel, hosted their ‘Sports Retail Conference’ recently at the Cairns Convention Centre. The 400 delegates enjoyed three days of business sessions, an interactive trade exhibition and a variety of social functions.
The Australian Association of Special Education National Conference are offering a program that features a strong focus on families when it is hosted at the Convention Centre from 8-10 July 2018. They have invited family members of students with a disability to be present, participate and provide their insights into how schools can foster strong connections with families.
Performing to great acclaim around the world, The Simon & Garfunkel Story will be presented live at the Cairns Convention Centre on Wednesday 29th August 2018. Starting from their humble beginnings as 50’s Rock n Roll duo Tom & Jerry, The Simon & Garfunkel Story takes you through all the songs and stories that shaped them, the dramatic split, their individual solo careers and ending with a stunning recreation of the legendary 1981 Central Park reunion concert.
MACRO2018, the World Polymer Congress, is expected to attract more than 700 delegates when it is held at the Convention Centre from 1-5 July. The exciting program will cover all areas of polymer science and engineering, including synthesis, characterisation, processing, modeling and materials.
Get a rare insight into the mind of a champion when you attend An Evening with Johnathan Thurston being held at the Convention Centre on Saturday 27th October. From humble beginnings the has risen through the ranks and collected every individual rugby league accolade and team honour. Don’t’ miss seeing this ‘once in a generation footballer’ live on stage.