The host of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast in the Australia state of Brisbane, is a favoured holiday destination amongst locals. The city is also a major centre for the production of international films while the city itself has been used to film movies such as House of Wax, The Chronicles of Narnia and House of Wax. Therefore, while Warner Bros. Movie World is a must visit for any one travelling with their families and staying in family accommodation Gold Coast, other points of interest in the area is the SkyPoint Observation Deck, the Springbrook National Park, the Hinze Dam, the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Garden, the Burleigh Head National Park and the Gold Coast Exhibition Centre and the latter is a mere half an hour away from resorts such as Oaks Calypso Plaza.
Those visiting the Gold Coast to attend a conference are likely to find it being held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre which was opened in 2004. It is the first convention centre in the city. The centre is complete with a Main Arena in addition to a number of Meeting Rooms and Exhibition Halls. Furthermore, it is complete with all the necessary technological advancements ranging from wireless internet to professional event management, making it an excellent venue to host a conference or a meeting. The Centre can accommodate a large number of people and is complete with a car park for those who wish to drive to the venue.
Over the past nine years, the Exhibition Centre has received a number of accolades and awards and was a winner at the Qantas 2010 Australian Tourism Awards in the Meeting and Business Tourism category and was a Finalist at the 2013 Awards for Excellence. Additionally, the Gold Coast Convention Centre received a Gold Certification from EarthCheck in2015 and is a member of AIPC.
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