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Cairns Convention Centre Receives Global Innovation Award

2017-07-06T14:11:28+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE Cairns Convention Centre Receives Global Innovation Award Cairns Convention Centre has been awarded the International Association of Convention Centre's (AIPC) Innovation Award (Delegate’s Choice) for their 20th birthday gift made from recycled steel, salvaged during the Centre’s roof replacement. The gift was designed by local indigenous artist [...]

$176M Expansion and Upgrade for Cairns Convention Centre

2017-07-04T11:05:41+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE $176M Expansion and Upgrade for Cairns Convention Centre The Cairns Convention Centre welcomes Queensland Treasurer, Curtis Pitt’s announcement made in the recent state budget, of funding for planning to commence on the upgrade and expansion of the Convention Centre. The $176 million expansion includes refurbishment of the [...]

Cairns Convention Centre’s Digital Displays to Benefit Organisers

2017-07-04T11:05:27+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE Cairns Convention Centre’s Digital Displays to Benefit Organisers The Cairns Convention Centre has completed the installation of two state of the art, high resolution outdoor displays and two large indoor digital signs. The indoor digital signage is located within the exhibition area providing clients opportunities to generate [...]

Cairns Convention Centre Shares a Piece of History

2017-05-25T17:20:29+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE Cairns Convention Centre Shares a Piece of History The Cairns Convention Centre recently reopened after a $13m refurbishment to celebrate 20 successful years of operation. As part of the celebrations a special gift was created for partners and clients. Steel which was removed from the Centre’s roof during [...]

20 Year Celebrations for Cairns Convention Centre

2017-05-25T17:20:29+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE 12/9/2016 20 Year Celebrations for Cairns Convention Centre The Cairns Convention Centre recently celebrated 20 successful years of operation at a cocktail event hosted for local industry and community partners. During the celebration the Centre took a look back at the many achievements, signature events and accolades that have been attained [...]

$13 Million Upgrade to Cairns Convention Centre

2017-05-25T17:20:29+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE 23 February 2016 $13 Million Upgrade to Cairns Convention Centre The Cairns Convention Centre is undertaking a refurbishment program with a $13 million capital injection by the Queensland Government. The upgrade will ensure that the Centre continues to maintain its competitive edge as an award winning international convention venue. Key elements of [...]

Important Message for Visitors to the Cairns Convention Centre

2017-05-25T17:20:29+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE 23/11/2016 Important Message for Visitors to the Cairns Convention Centre The Cairns Convention Centre, in response to recent world events, will further upgrade security and vigilance to ensure the continued safety of our visitors and staff. As a result, the community will see increased bag checks when attending public events at the [...]

Hall of Fame for Cairns Convention Centre

2017-05-25T17:20:29+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE 16/11/2015 Hall of Fame for Cairns Convention Centre The Cairns Convention Centre is proud to have won the Business Event Venues Gold Award at the 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards. The Centre also received the Gold Award in 2014 and 2013 so were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the gala dinner [...]

World Horticultural Experts Head to Cairns

2017-05-25T17:20:30+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE 9/9/2015 World Horticultural Experts Head to Cairns The Cairns Convention Centre is delighted to have been chosen for the International Symposia on Tropical and Temperate Horticulture (ISTTH) which will bring the world’s best researchers to the region in November 2016. The event will incorporate nine separate international symposia, some of which [...]