Destination Guide: Australia

Gold Coast wins bid to host PCO Association Conference

Australia's Gold Coast has won a bid to host the 2012 Professional Conference Organiser's Association (PCO) conference.

PCO Conference to take place at Jupiters Hotel & Casino
PCO Conference to take place at Jupiters Hotel & Casino
More than 300 of Australia and New Zealand’s key influencers within the National and International corporate meetings and associations sectors will attend the PCO Conference, which kicks off on 29 November.

The three-day event at Jupiters Hotel & Casino will contribute a quarter of a million dollars to local business but also provides a an opportunity for the Gold Coast to showcase its local venues, attractions, suppliers and services this key group of buyers.

"Competitive proposals were received from numerous destinations across Australia and our decision was based on overall value for money in the collective Gold Coast proposition," said PCO Association President, Rob Henshaw.

"The availability of all other attractions including the islands to the north-east of the City, the theme parks, abundance of restaurants and many other fun-filled experiences were other contributing factors."

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