Tourism 2020: Growth and Investment

Tourism 2020: Growth and Investment

VIC
May 26
Recent research has identified a $40 billion boom in tourism-related major projects in Australia, underpinned by an ambitious Federal government strategy to double tourism expenditure by 2020. This event examines the trends and drivers of this future growth, the infrastructure investment required, and the impacts and opportunities in the broader economy.

Speakers

Geoff Dixon, Chairman, Tourism Australia
Peter King, Chief Executive, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Nick Foa, Project Director, Victorian Visitor Economy Review
Katie Lahey AM, Chairman, Transport and Tourism Forum Non-Executive Director, Echo Entertainment, Executive Chairman, Australasia, Korn Ferry

Event overview

Tourism Australia Chairman, Geoff Dixon leads discussion with our expert speakers on the future outlook for the tourism industry, including the ambitious Tourism 2020 target and how the sector should position itself for rapid growth.

Speakers will examine:

  • Investment in tourism infrastructure;
  • Trends, drivers, visitor demographics and future demand;
  • The role of government, policy and regulation;
  • Marketing strategy and competitive advantage; and
  • Opportunities for other sectors (such as construction, retail and education).

Meet the keynote speaker

Geoff Dixon
Chairman, Tourism Australia

Meet the panel

Peter King
Chief Executive, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Nick Foa
Project Director, Victorian Visitor Economy Review

Katie Lahey AM
Chairman, Transport and Tourism Forum Non-Executive Director, Echo Entertainment, Executive Chairman, Australasia, Korn Ferry

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