The Southern Tasmania Tourism Showcase is a new industry event organised by Destination Southern Tasmania.
The event took place in nipaluna / Hobart on Wednesday 8th November 2023 at Princes Wharf 1 and placed participating businesses from the visitor economy in front of key stakeholders from across the Tasmanian tourism industry.
The afternoon will commence with a Student Careers Expo hosted by the Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA), targeting local college students with an interest in the tourism and hospitality industry.
In our specially curated ‘Business Spotlight’ session, participants will have the opportunity to pitch the uniqueness and value of their product to key industry stakeholders. It will be a powerful platform to gain exposure and foster potential future partnerships.
The day will conclude with a networking event that promises relaxed and fruitful interactions with industry peers and other operators. Tourism Tasmania will also provide their pre-season update for industry including what to expect for the upcoming season and how to leverage from the latest Come Down for Air campaign.
The target audience to attend include:
- Tourism Tasmania
- Tourism Australia
- Brand Tasmania
- Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania
- Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA)
- Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre
- Tasmanian Visitor Information Network
- Department of State Growth – Tourism & Hospitality Supply
- Business Events Tasmania, including a number of Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs)
- Major Hobart hotel staff including front office, concierge and sales & event teams
- Australian Cruise Association, including a number of Shore Excursion operators
- Airline representatives
- The Tasmanian media
8th November 2023
Princes Wharf 1, nipaluna / Hobart
Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA) Student Careers Expo
1.00pm – 2.00pm – Industry skills demonstration session
2.00pm – 3.00pm – Opportunity for students to view the tourism showcase
2023 Southern Tasmania Tourism Showcase Business Spotlight
2.30pm – Stakeholder registrations open
3.00pm – Official welcome
3.10pm – Regional round-robin
4.10pm – 5.15pm – Tourism showcase
Tourism Tasmania Pre-Season industry update in partnership with DST
5.00pm – 6.00pm – Tourism Tasmania pre-summer industry update
6.00pm – 7.00pm – Tourism showcase
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The Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA) is the peak industry body for hotels, accommodation, restaurants, cafes, caterers, community, sporting and RSL clubs in Tasmania.
The THA is a proactive body which seeks at all times to advocate for the hospitality sector, and ensure Tasmania has a viable and profitable hospitality industry both now and into the future.
HOSPO Health is a health and wellbeing program presented by the THA and is available to all hospitality business owners and staff across Tasmania. HOSPO Health is all about fitting into your life, adding value and meeting you where you’re at.
The THA Great Customer Experience Program is built with hospitality and tourism operators in mind. It provides operators with opportunities and guidance that result in elevated customer experiences Tasmania-wide. The point of difference; the GCE program is delivered in venue, at a time convenient to the venue, and due to government funding is at no cost to the venue. It can be tailored to each business and is delivered by people passionate about supporting hospitality and tourism businesses.
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