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 is hosting 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.
Bill Bailey will return to the Cairns Convention Centre with his ‘Earl of Whimsy’ set on Thursday October 11th which will showcase his trademark blend of satire and surrealism. However it will have a distinctly historical feel featuring tales of Britain's fortunes past and present, ancient Viking battles, tales from his own ancestry and Shakespeare's contribution to comedy.We’ve also been told to be prepared for a huge crowd singalong, which will come as no surprise to fans.
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.