North Coast Tourism Awards & Tourism Symposium

The North Coast Tourism Awards and the North Coast Tourism Symposium will be held in Coffs Harbour on Wednesday 25 July 2018.

The Awards will recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievement of tourism operators across the region, featuring more than thirteen categories. The judging process is now complete and finalists have been notified.  Bellingen Shire has a number of tourism businesses who have made it through to the finals. Congratulations to those businesses and good luck at the Awards.

The Tourism Symposium will include presenters from: National Parks and Wildlife, Forestry Corporation, Ecoline, Austrade, Tourism Australia, and Inclusive Tourism Pty Ltd. The Guest Speaker is local sports identity, Courtney Hancock who was the first woman in history to win the triple crown of elite events (Australian and professional Ironwoman Series titles plus the Coolangatta Gold.)

With over 20 speakers on the full day program it will be a valuable professional development opportunity for anyone working in the tourism industry and visitor economy.

  • The Tourism Symposium will be held at Pacific Bay Resort from 8.30am – 4.30pm
  • The Tourism Awards will be held at Opal Cover Resort from 6.00pm to 11.30pm.

If you wish to purchase a ticket to the Awards or Symposium or require further information about the events visit Alternatively contact Council’s Manager of Business & Economic Development Michael Grieve on 6655 7300.