Tourism - marketing WA to the world

Tourism - marketing WA to the world

WA
Mar 8
The new State Government has a dedicated focus on tourism-boosting enterprises to deliver increased and sustained economic growth for Western Australia (WA). CEDA welcomes WA Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Paul Papalia CSC, and key players to examine current initiatives, future investment and job growth opportunities driving the State’s fast-growing tourism sector.

Speakers

The Hon. Paul Papalia, WA Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Defence Issues; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests
Kevin Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Perth Airport
Mike McKenna, Chief Executive Officer, Optus Stadium
The Hon. David Templeman, WA Minister for Local Government; Heritage; Culture and the Arts

Event overview

The Minister will outline the State Government’s plans to diversify WA’s economy through tourism, including the $425 million pledge to destination marketing and events.

With recent initiatives including direct flights from Perth to London launching in March providing a critically important access point for new tourism opportunities for Perth and WA, Perth Airport Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Brown, will present opportunities and insights on the positive impact for the State.

WA’s sporting tourism sector is similarly poised for tremendous and sustained growth as Optus Stadium opens in early 2018. Optus Stadium Chief Executive Officer, Mike McKenna, will discuss the impact and opportunities this offers the WA economy.

WA Minister for Culture and the Arts, the Hon. David Templeman will join the panel discussions to highlight the important role of the arts sector in attracting visitors to Western Australia.

These experts will discuss opportunities for collaboration with the tourism industry, government bodies and key stakeholders to ensure current and future economic prosperity.

We look forward to welcoming you to CEDA’s Tourism – marketing WA to the world event.

Meet the keynote speaker

The Hon. Paul Papalia
WA Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Defence Issues; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Meet the panel

Kevin Brown
Chief Executive Officer, Perth Airport

Mike McKenna
Chief Executive Officer, Optus Stadium

The Hon. David Templeman
WA Minister for Local Government; Heritage; Culture and the Arts

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