DestinationQ Event Forum - Inspiration for Events!

From Dark Mofo to CMCRocks, Australia's best and biggest events (literally, from last year's Australian Tourism Awards Major Festivals and Events Gold winner Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers to the 2018 Commonwealth Games) shared their knowledge this week to inspire Queensland events from Capetown to Winton to Toowoomba. 

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Spreading the soulful

Tenterfield is like a cross between Brigadoon and Bonnydoon – it has the mystical feeling of a town that appears only once every 100 years and it’s a place of serenity where you feel at home even when you’re on holiday. How did they decide how they could activate their community and support their Main St businesses?

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Easy Digital Content Marketing Tips

Tips about how to write and plan content and who for, insights into social media platforms and trends, SEO, how to write blogs, and leveraging partnerships.
A ton of useful info packed into one blog - we didn't want to break it up because it's all from a digital marketing workshop provided by our regional tourism organisation for free!

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The importance of Indigenous products for regional tourism

Regional Australia is rich in Indigenous culture. People travel from across the world to see prehistoric paintings in a cave in France, which we also have here in Australia, together with the living cultural descendents! If we can get it right, there is an opportunity for regional destinations to create rich, authentic, engaging experiences for visitors.

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Two Families and a Weekend in the Country!

The parents enjoyed the easy things and ‘firsts’, and the kids enjoyed the free things and parent time. Roma Easter in the Country could satisfy all of this and more – a perfect family weekend.

Sunday morning, the wives rallied their trusty steads (aka husbands) and saddled up for the Wife Carrying Race. With record entries, the lineup was tough. We didn’t take out the trophy (boo), but we gave the kids an opportunity to laugh at their parents for the rest of the weekend. 

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Mumbrella Travel Marketing Summit and Awards 2017

Our Event Guru, Claire:
I was very excited to be attending the summit and had very high expectations of the conference due to the notable calibre of presenters. Sadly, the summit was not as I expected and I felt a bit disappointed at the lack of inspiration and education provided. Maybe that was my overly high expectations letting me down, but I can honestly say that I have received more valuable insights from locally run workshops and conferences in the Toowoomba region than I did at this big-named summit.

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