We organise a range of events, from major lunches and dinners to exclusive boardroom lunches, and topic specific functions with presentations from Ministers, business leaders and tourism and hospitality experts. Through these events, we are able to offer networking opportunities and provide direct and effective input into government policy development. 

>>2019 Events Calendar

NOMINATE: Prize for Innovation 2019

 27 May 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
QTIC, Scroll to the bottom of the page to nominate.

The QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism is an initiative of the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC). Introduced in 2013, the program recognises micro and small to medium sized tourism businesses in Queensland that have introduced a innovative product, service or process. For the Guidelines please click the link below: https://www.flipsnack.com/ainsleythomas/prize-for-innovation-guidelines.html

QTA Paid Submission Review Service

 15 Jul 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

QTA entrants have the opportunity to get their submission reveiewed by a professional submission writer. Cost: $310 for QTIC members $410 for non QTIC members Please register for the event and fill out the details. once your invoice is paid please send your draft in a word document to awards@qtic.com.au *If your submission is in the portal please such for Draft review and your work will be forwarded to the reviewer.

First Nations Tourism Consultation - Session 2 (Sunshine Coast)

 22 Aug 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
The Sebel Maroochydore, 14-20 Aerodrome Rd Maroochydore QLD 4558 Australia

QTIC will be holding regional consultations across the state in March, April and May & August to develop the First Nations Tourism Potential Plan for Queensland. This session is open to tourism operators, consultants, training providers, employers of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander staff, corporate businesses and government. It is important that your vision and suggestions are heard and are able to contribute to the discussion. When: 22/08/19 Time: 1pm - 4pm Where: The Sebel Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast This plan is managed and driven by First Nations people and is supported by QTIC and the Indigenous Champions Network. If you are unable to attend the consultations and want to be involved, you will be able to have your input via the website (here). This is a free event, but you must register to attend.

World Tourism Day Networking Event

 27 Sep 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
The Calile Hotel, 48 James St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 Aus

We are excited to host the QTIC World Tourism Day Networking Breakfast on Friday, September 27. The event has a special guest with Minister for Innovation, Minister for Tourism Industry Development, Kate Jones, celebrating tourism. It provides a unique opportunity for industry leaders and operators to celebrate tourism, discuss challenges and explore future opportunities. In addition, we are announcing the winner of our Prize for Innovation Program 2019, it recognises tourism businesses in Queensland that have introduced an innovative product, service or process. It also aims to recognise and reward innovation.

Destination IQ

 06 Nov 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Novotel Twin Waters, 270 Ocean Drive Twin Waters QLD 4564

The Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) and the QTIC Indigenous Champions Network are proud to announce DestinationIQ (formerly the QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Forum) which will take place in the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 6 November 2019. DestinationIQ brings together business leaders, employers, government representatives, tourism organisations, native title holders and community organisations to discuss important issues, opportunities and strategies for supporting First Nations tourism and employment across the state. A key event in the QTIC calendar that is not to be missed! Early bird tickets available until Saturday 31 August 2019. Early bird members - $150 Early bird non-members - $180 Ticket prices from Sunday 1 September 2019. Members - $170 Non-members - $200 DestinationIQ is presented as part of the DestinationQ program (https://www.destq.com.au/destinationq-events) If you have any questions or require any further information please contact Taylor Higgins, Indigenous Project Officer via taylor.higgins@qtic.com.au or call 07 3236 1445.


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