Destination Byron is ready to welcome delegates for the 3rd annual Tourism Symposium on Friday 12 August 2016 – all of whom will be eager to hear from the impressive lineup of industry thought leaders and influencers.

Not that anyone needs an excuse for a trip to Byron – But if you do, this is a fantastic last minute one.

This years event is being held at the newly opened deluxe beachfront resort Elements of Byron with the Symposium open to any individual or business interested in a greater involvement in the Byron region’s thriving tourism sector.

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The $100m Elements of Byron resort opened in February this year

Keynote speakers for 2016 include; The Hon Stuart Ayres – Minister for Trade, Tourism & Major Events, Tourism Australia Managing Director – John O’Sullivan and CEO of Queensland Airports – Chris Mills.

The Symposium will also feature a lineup of speakers from destination marketing bodies, aviation and online travel distribution sectors sharing their insights on all things regional tourism and beyond.

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David Jones, Head of Sales and Marketing at Elements of Byron

Tracey Foxall of Booking.com and David Jones, Sales and Marketing Manger for Elements of Byron and Trudy Johnston from Bright Spark as well as Belinda and Julian Moore from Strategic Membership Solutions will also lead practical workshops in the afternoon sessions.

And at this time of year, you never who might show up.

The day will finish with Friday sundowners and the opportunity for delegates to network around the resorts famous poolside fire pit at sunset.

Sounds good to us. So much so we’ll be there to report back on all the updates for you.

A few last tickets are still available priced at $195 each with discounts available for multiples.

To register, click here.

Will you be heading to Byron for the Symposium?