It’s Taipans Vs the Wildcats…. Let’s go Taipans


Get your tickets to see the clash of the snakes and cats when the Cairns Taipans play the Perth Wildcats at the Convention Centre on Saturday 17th November 2018. Be there to cheer the Taipans on and help them get those last few winning baskets. Tip of is at 6.30pm.

It’s Taipans Vs the Wildcats…. Let’s go Taipans2018-11-08T09:54:47+00:00

Talking Teeth by the Reef


The Cairns Convention Centre recently hosted 300 delegates at the National Symposium of the Dental Hygienists Association. Delegates were inspired by presentations from well-respected, national and international speakers, discovered the latest innovations at the trade exhibition and caught up on new research projects in an array of poster presentations.  Plenty of social networking was also enjoyed at the welcome drinks and gala dinner.

Talking Teeth by the Reef2018-11-08T09:54:12+00:00

Targa Great Barrier Reef


The Cairns Convention Centre was proud to be a host venue for the recent Targa Great Barrier Reef tarmac event. The Centre provided a plenary hall for driver briefings, meeting rooms were used for driver registration areas and conference rooms were transformed into the command and media centres. The IT backbone of the Convention Centre was used to constantly monitor vehicles during the race and allowed journalists to deliver up to the minute updates to social media and publishing sites.

Targa Great Barrier Reef2018-10-05T10:25:45+00:00

Worklink’s Annual Stress Less Luncheon – 10th October


Worklink's Annual Stress Less Day Luncheon will be presenting Shane Jacobson as this year's guest speaker. The lunch aims to educate the wider community that people with a mental illness can be active contributors to the work environment. This year the lunch falls on World Mental Health day with the focus being on men’s mental health. This is a subject that is often hard for many to approach so it’s important to recognise the issue in a positive environment - like a lunch with 350 of your closet colleagues.

Worklink’s Annual Stress Less Luncheon – 10th October2018-10-05T10:24:35+00:00

Superannuation Investment


The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST’s) Superannuation Investment (ASI) Conference was recently held at the Cairns Convention Centre. Three hundred delegates attended the conference with sessions relevant to trustee directors, fund executives and investment professionals who wanted to understand the latest trends, be updated on new concepts, and leverage investment opportunities for their members.

Superannuation Investment2018-10-05T10:21:29+00:00

TARGA Great Barrier Reef


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.

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11th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials 2018 (ACCM-11)


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.

11th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials 2018 (ACCM-11)2018-08-22T09:04:02+00:00

18th International Handbell Symposium – The Reef and Rainforest Ring


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).

18th International Handbell Symposium – The Reef and Rainforest Ring2018-08-22T09:03:04+00:00

51st Australian National Championships of Irish Dancing


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.

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