International Symposium on Industrial Electronics


The Convention Centre has been electrified this week as 300 delegates attend the 27th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics.   The meeting is bringing together specialists in electronics and electrical sciences, their  activities address the latest developments in intelligent and computer control systems, robotics, factory communications and automation, flexible manufacturing, data acquisition and signal processing, vision systems, and power electronics.

International Symposium on Industrial Electronics2018-06-15T10:16:16+00:00

Bucking Bulls and Cowboys Thrill


The showdown came as twenty two riders, eager for glory, fought to overcome the power of the country’s 52 most extreme bucking bulls at the PBR Cairns Invitational.   Eight seconds doesn’t sound long, but in this fierce battle of agility and fitness, it’s like a lifetime.  The 4,000 strong crowd clapped, cheered and shared the pain as the riders fought for points, prize money and qualification into the PBR Global Cup.

Bucking Bulls and Cowboys Thrill2018-06-15T10:09:48+00:00

Behind The Scenes at the Cairns PBR Invitational


Have you ever considered what it takes to host the Toughest Sport on Dirt? The Cairns PBR Invitational is coming on 2nd June 2018 to the Cairns Convention Centre. Here’s a sneak peak at how it all happens.

Behind The Scenes at the Cairns PBR Invitational2018-05-14T11:08:34+00:00

World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology Symposium


Recently held at the Cairns Convention Centre, the 2 day WFNMB Symposium focused on the role of PET imaging and radionuclide therapy in prostate cancer. The congress featured lectures from leading international speakers, including nuclear medicine specialists, radiochemists, medical and radiation oncologists. 

World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology Symposium2018-05-14T11:08:11+00:00

Ross Noble – El Hablador


Who is El Hablador, What is El Hablador?Long hair, does stand-up where he dances about the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head  …. It’s Ross Noble.Ross Noble will be live at the Cairns Convention Centre on 4th August 2018 in an hilarious new stand up show where he creates comedy gold from tiny particles of random nonsense.

Ross Noble – El Hablador2018-05-14T11:07:09+00:00

Tony Robbins – Date with Destiny 2018


The Cairns Convention Centre will welcome more than 1500 visitors for six intensive days live with Tony Robbins from 21-26 May.  Delegates will be presented with the chance to define and create a life-changing experience.For your opportunity to engage with Tony Robbins, the world’s most famous life coach and business guru: 

Tony Robbins – Date with Destiny 20182018-05-14T11:06:43+00:00

Convention Centre on Show as Industry Comes to Town


Stage one of the Cairns Convention Centre will be at capacity when the country’s leading facility managers meet from May 27 – 30 for the Oceania Facility Management Conference and Exhibition.

Convention Centre on Show as Industry Comes to Town2018-05-14T11:05:57+00:00

Don’t Miss Out On Your Chance To See The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Basketball Live


A once in a lifetime opportunity to see the top international men’s and women’s basketball in our own backyard as the preliminary rounds of the men’s and women’s competition are held at the Cairns Convention Centre.

Don’t Miss Out On Your Chance To See The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Basketball Live2018-03-28T11:50:37+00:00

This is bull riding…… and the first step is to just stay alive


There are no time outs, no towels to throw in.   There is only one man, one bull and 8 desperate seconds.The Cairns PBR Invitational,  live at the Convention Centre on Saturday 2nd June 2018.

This is bull riding…… and the first step is to just stay alive2018-03-27T14:38:02+00:00

Targa Great Barrier Reef


Tropical North Queensland will be showcased to the world when the Targa Great Barrier Reef Tour is held here 31st August – 2nd September 2018. Part of the world renowned ‘Targa Australia’ Tarmac event for motoring enthusiasts, participants will enjoy the freedom of driving their pride and joy through our iconic region.

Targa Great Barrier Reef2018-03-09T08:58:33+00:00