Become a member

Toowoomba Conferences, part funded by Toowoomba Regional Council, helps groups meet in the Toowoomba Region. This might be for conferences, meetings, expos, seminars etc or any event that brings people together for the sharing of information.

WHAT DOES TOOWOOMBA CONFERENCES DO?

As the business tourism bureau we provide free advice and connect meeting organisers with venues, accommodation and services available, assisting with partner and delegate in-destination programs.

WHAT ARE THE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS?

All enquiry is referred to our members who reap the benefit – around $5 million of direct inquiry to Toowoomba Conferences in the 2017-18 financial year was referred to our members.

If your venue is looking for more functions or your motel is seeking group bookings, then consider joining Toowoomba Conferences as part of your marketing mix. Members receive 13 benefits, including a listing on this website and suitably matched enquiry referrals.

BECOME A MEMBER IN 2018-19 

Membership is on a financial year basis with two NEW benefits for members in 2018-19 that are valued at over $565:

  1. Attend Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce events at Chamber member prices, saving around $200 pa
  2. Level 1 membership of Tourism Darling Downs for 12 months, saving $365 pa

For a copy of the member prospectus pictured below, email us at conferences@sqct.com.au.

BUSINESS TOURISM IS DRIVING TOURISM IN THE REGION

Toowoomba is the largest city within Southern Queensland Country SQC region, one of the 11 leisure tourism organisations attracting holiday and VFR visitors funded by the state’s peak tourism body, Tourism & Events Queensland. 

Since the formation of SQC in September 2012 and according to data released by TEQ, business tourism is a proven winner driving the visitation growth and spend to the region, as seen below*. For the YE December 2017, 24% of all visitors to the region came for business purposes#.

 

* Tourism & Events Queensland’s SQC snapshots – YE September 2012 to December 2017.
# Tourism & Events Queensland’s, SQC Snapshot YE December 2017 available here: https://teq.queensland.com/research-and-insights/domestic-research/regional-summaries/southern-queensland-country 

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