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We have developed an industry event calendar which features upcoming events coordinated by us or other organisations, which may be of interest to you. We are happy to promote trade events, training for tourism operators, workshops, industry briefings, networking opportunities and award night presentations.​

If you have a tourism industry event that you would like to spread the word about or to update your event, please email

​​Tourism Australia has also developed a nation-wide industry events cale​ndar focusing on trade activities. Visit Tourism Australia’s website to view the calendar.



May 19 - 23
Australian Tourism Exchange | Melbourne, Vic, Australia

ATE24 is scheduled to take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre between Sunday 19 May and Thursday 23 May 2024. The event will bring together Australian tourism businesses with global distribution partners, to conduct scheduled business appointments and participate in key networking events. ATE24 will also provide international buyers with the opportunity to experience Australia’s tourism offerings first-hand through pre- and post-event familiarisations.


June 4 - 6
Global Sustainable Tourism Summit | Brisbane, QLD, Australia

The Global Sustainable Tourism Summit will explore the theme ‘People, Planet, Place, Purpose’, delving into how all sectors of the visitor economy can address the four pillars of sustainability: cultural, environmental, socio-economic, and sustainable business management.

June 10 - 12
WA Tourism Conference | Mandurah/Mandjoogoordap

The WA Tourism Conference has been bringing together tourism industry representatives from across Western Australia in its current format since 2015. Conference delegates come from across the tourism industry, including tourism operators; national, state and local government leaders; industry leaders in marketing, events, attractions, aviation and accommodation; and tourism researchers, academics and students.

June 24
AHA Hospitality Supplier Awards | Perth/Boorloo

June 25 & 26
AHA Hospitality Expo Perth/Boorloo


Tourism WA South East Asia Roadshow

Tourism WA undertakes a number of trade missions and agent showcases every year. More details to come.  


August 5-7
ATEC's Explore WA Trade Event | Perth/Boorloo

Tourism WA and ATEC will host the Explore WA trade event this year. The event will include a Welcome Function, B2B appointment schedule and a round table event. The event will be invitation only to buyers that sell across Western Australia's key international markets. A select number of seller places will be able to participate.  

August 10 - 16
Virtuoso Travel Week | Las Vegas, USA

Virtuoso Travel Week brings together thousands of top luxury travel professionals and providers from over one hundred countries. During one-on-one appointments, Professional Development and both formal and ad hoc meetings and exchanges, this hybrid event fosters authentic engagement that drives business in a powerful way. Attend in Las Vegas or virtually. The virtual event offers participants a flexible schedule, appointments, and opportunities to network across time zones and locations around the globe.

August 26 - 27

Australia Marketplace Japan | Tokyo, Japan

Australia Marketplace Japan will provide an opportunity for Australian tourism industry to build relationships with qualified travel agencies and tour operators from Japan. 

August 29 - 30

 Australia Marketplace Korea | Seoul, Korea

Australia Marketplace Korea will provide an opportunity for Australian tourism industry to build relationships with qualified travel agencies and tour operators from Korea. 


September 3 - 6
26th Australian Cruise Association Conference | Adelaide, SA, Australia

September 8 - 11
Australia Next | Cairns, QLD, Australia

Tourism Australia’s signature incentive showcase, Australia Next (previously Dreamtime), will be held in Cairns September 2024. Designed to increase awareness of and interest in Australia as an outstanding business events destination, the Showcase will provide the Australian industry with the opportunity to reignite relationships with qualified buyers from Greater China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand, North America and United Kingdom. Buyers and media will also visit other Australian destinations pre and post the event. Further information to follow.


October 8 - 10
World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit | Perth/Boorloo

WTTC’s annual Global Summit is the most influential Travel & Tourism event on the calendar, and this year, industry leaders once again gathered with key government representatives to continue aligning efforts to support the sector’s recovery and move beyond to a safer, more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable future. 

October 9 - 11
Australian Regional Tourism Convention | Mackay, QLD, Australia

The Convention is a must-attend event for anyone who wishes to contribute to the future of regional tourism in Australia and is tailored for all sectors of the tourism industry.  It is a great networking opportunity and forum to exchange ideas about ways to grow a sustainable regional destination and to showcase best practice success.

October 13 - 18
G'day Australia | Perth/Boorloo

G’day Australia is an Australia-based trade event that combines a training workshop and familiarisation visits exclusively for qualified Aussie Specialist agents from across the globe. Qualified Aussie Specialists actively sell Australia as a preferred destination to travellers and may be frontline retail agents or from wholesale and online travel agents. 

The event provides a professional forum for Australian sellers to train Aussie Specialists and strengthen their specific product knowledge. In addition, through familiarisation visits, agents will have first-hand experience with quality Australian tourism products, enhancing their ability to promote and sell Australia.

October 28-30

ATEC MEETING Place | Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Meeting Place is ATEC's biggest trade event and takes place each year, usually in November. Meeting Place is a full three-day program offering business-to-business trade engagement appointments, an insightful conference program, topical break-out sessions, buyer and supplier forums, extensive networking opportunities and gala celebration and recognition awards. The number one industry-delivered trade event on the inbound calendar, Meeting Place is a must-do event, delivering the all-important commercial opportunities that help grow your business.  


November 9
Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards | Perth/Boorloo

The Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards recognises businesses, individuals and destinations for their commitment to excellence, providing a platform to review achievements and innovation, and an opportunity to raise their profile among the industry and consumers.

November 13-23 

Tourism WA UK/EU Agent Showcase

To coincide with Tourism Australia's UK & EU Marketplace in London in November, Tourism WA will host an Agent Showcase visiting Manchester, Edinburgh/Glasgow, Paris and Zurich (TBC). For more information or to register your interest, please contact

November 14
AHA-Aon Hospitality Awards for Excellence | Perth/Boorloo

November 18-20
Australia Marketplace UK & Europe | London, United Kingdom

Australia Marketplace UK & Europe will provide an opportunity for Australian tourism industry to build relationships with qualified travel agencies and tour operators from the UK & Europe.

Last Reviewed: 2024-04-24