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FIVE SATELLITE NODE ECO DESTINATIONS TO HOST GLOBAL ECO ASIA-PACIFIC TOURIST CONFERENCE

A total of five applicant ECO Destinations across the country will play host to the live-streamed program of the Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference that will be held on the ground at the HEART, Margaret River from 1-3 December.

With the constraints on travel associated with COVID-19, the online event offers an excellent opportunity for local people to access the interstate conference who may not otherwise have the time or funds to attend.

The ‘Satellite Node’ host ECO Destinations are offering attendees who cannot attend the live conference an opportunity to hear about leading practices in eco and sustainable tourism, conservation, protected area management, planning and development, marketing, Indigenous and community engagement, architecture and design, philanthropy, sustainable destination management and climate action.
 

Host ECO Destination Satellite Node details:

Bundaberg will offer three days of live streaming from 1-3 December at the Bundaberg Multiplex Sport and Convention Centre. There will be a launch into Ecotourism breakfast on 1 December, 7am for 7.30am start. Online registrations open.

Townsville will offer three days of live streaming from 1-3 December at Reid Park, Pit Lane. Email registrations are open.

Quandamooka Country (North Stradbroke Island) will also offer three days of live streaming from 1-3 December at Minjerribah Ganaba, Goompi (Dunwich). Online registrations open.
There is also an additional Minjerribah Aboriginal Culture Walk with Traditional Owner Josh Walker available for $40 per person. Interested attendees to email Kiah Morgan.

Coffs Harbour will live stream day 2 of the conference on 2 December at the Central Block C.ex Coffs International Stadium. Online registrations open.
It will also include an ECO Destinations presentation and discussion with networking drinks from 4-7pm on the same day.

The Central Coast will live stream three days of the conference from 1-3 December at the Function Room, Central Coast Council in Wyong. Register your interest to attend here.
 
More at: https://globaleco.com.au/location-and-venue

For questions and comments, please contact:
Ingrid Huitema – Communications and Marketing, Ecotourism Australia
0408 112 728 / [email protected]

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