Let’s Go Taipans


It’s nearly Taipans time! The first game of the new season will be at the Convention Centre on Friday 4th October when the CQUniversity Cairns Taipans go up against the Sydney Kings.  Ensure you see every exciting home game by securing your season tickets now – let’s keep that home court advantage alive. Be there to cheer on our team for their first win of the season.  Tip off is at 7.30pm.

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Sharing Stories


The Queensland Police Service were proud hosts of the 3rd Australasian Indigenous Family Violence Policing Conference with the theme, sharing stories, protecting family, tracking our future which was recently held at the Cairns Convention Centre. Queensland’s 2019 event offered anti-domestic violence learning and networking opportunities for police, health and wellbeing professionals, Elders, leaders and members, living and working within Indigenous communities.

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Dress Up -Show Up and Have the Time of Your Life – 3rd August 5.30pm – Cairns Convention Centre


Come and support our wonderful Emergency Services at the QBANK FNQ Emergency Services Ball and enjoy a gala black tie evening with Julie McDonald, Olympic Medallist and live entertainment from Soul 2 You. Get set for the Balloon Pop, Coin Toss and some great auction items going under the hammer during this fun night out. Money raised will go towards Street Level Youth Care. Ticket price includes welcome cocktail and canapes on arrival, 3 course dinner with basic beer, wine and soft drinks.. plus lots of fun.

Dress Up -Show Up and Have the Time of Your Life – 3rd August 5.30pm – Cairns Convention Centre2019-07-12T08:41:21+10:00

Puppy Lounge a Hit for Brain Behavior Specialists


The International Behavioral Neuroscience Society (IBNS) 28th Annual Meeting welcomed more than 300 delegates to Cairns for five days of meetings, poster exchange and networking. Stress breaks proved particularly popular with massages and a puppy lounge for delegates to enjoy cuddles with furry friends. Funds raised at the puppy lounge will support the Young Animal Protection Society.

Puppy Lounge a Hit for Brain Behavior Specialists2019-07-12T08:40:56+10:00

IJET Celebrates 30th Conference in Cairns


International Japanese-English Translation (IJET) hosted their 30th Conference at the Cairns Convention Centre from June 28-30. Topics as diverse as academic publication, interpreters for Aboriginal Australians, the arithmetic of translation, legal translation and monetary policy were part of the extensive program. There were also some light-hearted, hands-on workshops, one of which demonstrated the pitfalls and dilemmas of video game translation and ways it draws or differs from other genres of entertainment and technical translation.

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Your Destiny Awaits


Date with Destiny – Tony Robbins Live at the Cairns Convention Centre 20-25 May. Working 6 days with Tony discover your true purpose and start living the life you desire and deserve. Embark on a journey in a supportive environment of total immersion! At Date With Destiny you won't simply discover who you are - you will decide and create your own life-changing experience. This is where you chart your new course for life.

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Improving Your Positive Influence


The Cairns Convention Centre recently sponsored the Meetings & Events Australia professional development seminar - seven ways to improve your positve influence. Guest speaker, Darren Isenberg, led the Business Events community of Cairns through an inspirational and entertaining examination of how each of us can make positive differences. NQ Exhibitions also showcased some of their new tropical inspired range of furniture availble to exhibitors and conference organisers.

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Dr Cosmos is coming …


Dylan Moran will be returning to the Cairns Convention Centre with his brand new show Dr Cosmos on Wednesday November 20th 2019. The Oscar Wilde of comedy will once again offer his unique take on love, politics, misery and the everyday absurdities of life. Don’t miss one of the finest comedians of his generation.

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Cairns Business Women’s Club – April Lunch


Madeline Stuart “broke the Internet” after becoming the world’s first professional model with Down Syndrome to star in a brand campaign in 2015. Madeline, at the age of just 22, has since taken the international fashion world by storm. She has also represented Australia at the Special Olympics in cricket, triathlon, gymnastics and basketball with over a million people follow Madeline’s journey on social media. Don’t miss out on your tickets to hear this inspiring young woman speak at the Cairns Business Women’s Club Luncheon at the Convention Centre, Friday April 5 commencing 12.00 noon…..

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2019 Federal Election Debate – Meet the Candidates


The Cairns Chamber of Commerce, Advance Cairns and Tourism Tropical North Queensland invite you to hear from the candidates first-hand about the policies and commitments each party proposes as part of their 2019 Federal election campaign. To be held at the Cairns Convention Centre on Tuesday 30th April, candidates will include: Warren Entsch – Member for Leichhardt; Chad Anderson – Independent Candidate for Leichhardt; Elida Faith – Labour Candidate for Leichhardt; Daniel McCarthy – KAP Candidate for Leichhardt; Jen Sackley – United Australia Party Candidate for Leichhardt.

2019 Federal Election Debate – Meet the Candidates2019-04-01T09:38:14+10:00