Jimmy Carr will be performing live at the Cairns Convention Centre on Thursday 1st March 2018 as part of his Greatest Hits World Tour. He is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.
Get your tickets for all the family fun of New Year’s Eve basketball as the Taipans take on the Perth Wildcats. Tip-off is at 6.00pm with the game finishing in time for the family to enjoy the 9.00pm fireworks on the Esplanade. Come and celebrate with the Taipans.
Don’t miss the next Taipans home game as the two Queensland NBL teams go head to head when they take on the Brisbane Bullets. Tip-off is at 6.30pm on Thursday 14th December, make sure you’re at the Convention Centre to bring home the Taipans.
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.