Business event planners stampede into Alice Springs

Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture

The AliceStampede, a joint familiarisation program between the Department of Tourism,Sport and Cultures Northern Territory Convention Bureau and the Alice SpringsConvention Centre will be staged in Alice Springs from tomorrow, 12 Septemberto Sunday 15 September 2019.

A total of 12 attendeeswill be attending Alice Stampede including 11 specialist business eventplanners from around Australia and a business events trade journalist.

Now in its eighth year,a wide range of Alice Springs industry partners are involved to support the AliceStampede program and promote the region nationally as a destination forbusiness events.

The familiarisation programis designed to focus on a range of Aboriginal culture, heritage and outbackadventure activities unique to the Red Centre, positioning Alice Springs as oneof the most competitive, distinctive and meaningful business eventsdestinations in Australia.

Attendees will havethe opportunity to view Alice Springs key business events infrastructure aswell as connect with local product and services representatives at the Meetthe Market networking event.

A business session willbe held during Alice Stampede to highlight the depth of extraordinary localspeakers, Alice Springs expertise and industry strengths which often provideappealing linkages to attract conferences to the region.

The Northern TerritoryGovernment has provided $9.33 million towards attracting more national andinternational business events through its Turbocharging Tourism investment.

As stated by Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture Deputy CEO AndrewHopper:

Were looking forwardto again co-hosting this event with the Alice Springs Convention Centre andindustry partners.

Were very confident that attendees at Alice Stampede 2019 will beinspired by our destination and subsequently motivated to stage their businessevents in Alice Springs.

Its not just the unique locations that set Alice Springs apart; its theexperiences, the people, the hospitality, connection to a 65,000 year old livingculture and the feeling that youre part of something more.

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