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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 media@westernaustralia.com.

​​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.

For the latest ​ limits on public gatherings due to COVID-19, see Updated gathering restrictions.   

2021

MAY

May 6
Western Australia Industry Briefings l Perth
Find out more about Tourism WA’s plans for 2021 and ongoing COVID-19 recovery efforts as part of Tourism Australia’s industry briefing. Tourism WA's Acting Managing Director Derryn Belford will reflect on the work that has been done to date to support the tourism industry, discuss what is happening right now and our plans for the ongoing recovery during the pandemic.


May 11
Tourism Futures in a Post COVID-19 World: Australian evidence and international perspectives l Yallingup & virtual
An event marking the official launch of the first annual report released by Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory is set to take place at Caves House Hotel in Yallingup and will be streamed online. The event will feature presentations from international keynotes for global perspectives regarding COVID-19 recovery, including the Deputy Minister of Tourism in the Maldives, the Chair of Tourism at the Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt in Germany, and academics from the University of Surrey in the UK and the Sun Yat-Sen University in China.  


May 11-19
Your Tourism Community Workshops l Various (Goldfields Esperance)
Our Gems WA and Distinctly Tourism Management are presenting a series of ‘Your Tourism Community’ workshops in the Goldfields Esperance region. These free workshops are open to all tourism stakeholders, operators, local businesses and community members. Hear about the latest tourism insights and learn more about working together to help build a tourism community. 


May 17-20
The Asia Business Capability Workshops support WA small and medium enterprises to build awareness, cultural knowledge and skills to capture trade opportunities with priority Asian markets. 


May 25, June 15 and July 20
Connecting the tourism industry with Local Government
The Forum Advocating Cultural and Eco-tourism Inc (FACET) will host a series of three workshops to provide local government economic development officers with an understanding of tourism opportunities, links with key contacts and case studies. Small businesses, visitor centres and others wanting an understanding of how WA's tourism industry works will also gain valuable knowledge and connections from these workshops. Attendees are encouraged to register for all three sessions. The three workshops are: Tourism Overview (May 25); Developing Tourism in Your Region (June 15); and Making Tourism Easy (July 20).


May 25
The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) together with Tourism Australia will run the new Korea Host program, designed to help participants learn more about Korean culture and how to make guests feel safe and welcome. The program will feature case studies and insights across three modules by global tourism marketing experts. 

JUNE

Australia’s largest tourism trade show, the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE), will feature in-person and virtual events to connect our tourism industry with international and domestic travel buyers. ATE Live will be held from June 6-9 in Sydney for domestic buyers, frontline travel sellers and international buyers who are based in Australia, or located in countries permitted to travel to Australia. ATE Online will follow from June 10-17 for international buyers unable to travel due to border restrictions. 


June 22-30
India Host 2021 - WA
Registrations are now open for the Australian Tourism Export Council’s (ATEC) and Tourism Australia’s National India Host program for 2021.  The program offers valuable insight into how to market to the local Indian community in preparation for welcoming back the India international traveller, when the time is right. The online program covers content including Indian culture, identifying target segments and tailoring product, as well as how to make your product marketing and trade ready for Indian customers.


Last Reviewed: 2021-05-05