The imagination capital of Australia

Located in one of the world’s fastest growing and most beautiful regions, the Gold Coast is renowned for making things happen

A city built on visionary thinking, the Gold Coast, once a sparse scattering of seaside villages, is now Australia’s sixth-largest city and one of the world’s most exciting business event destinations.

A creative hub where opportunities abound and investment in world-class technology, research and education continues to grow, the Gold Coast offers an enviable lifestyle and spectacular surrounding natural environment. It is also one of the most famous and desirable leisure destinations in the world.

Underpinning the Gold Coast’s ambitious outlook is a thriving economy, evidenced by new infrastructure and plans for long term, sustainable growth. In a city that is known for its dynamic, creative energy, its entrepreneurial mindset and its future-focused thinking – imagine what’s possible.

Home of the Arts

Unbridled imagination is at the heart of the Gold Coast’s 17-hectare cultural precinct HOTA, Home of the Arts. Featuring an outdoor stage, concert lawn and, overlooking the Gold Coast skyline, the visually stunning HOTA Gallery with an impressive collection of more than 4,500 works.

This is an evolving destination with global appeal, where ideas flourish.

A collaborative environment

With a rapidly growing knowledge sector, the Gold Coast is being recognised around the world for ground-breaking achievements in science, technology and health.

Helping to foster the conditions for inspirational thinking in a uniquely collaborative environment, the Gold Coast has created the perfect conditions for a thriving knowledge economy. The Gold Coast’s Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) is a world-first AUS$5 billion health and knowledge arena where major education, research, science and health institutions co-mingle with business and industry, promoting a culture of innovation.  

A warm welcome for events

This city loves to welcome guests, and effortlessly hosts all manner of business events, from small, intimate retreats to large-scale conventions and exhibitions. With the award-winning Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and a multitude of hotels and resorts to choose from, the Gold Coast has the ideal space for the event you want from five-star luxury to relaxed coastal charm.

This is a city surrounded by a scenic wonderland. From the rolling surf to the pristine rainforest, the Gold Coast’s magnificent natural environment anchors every event, inviting visitors to breathe deeply, enjoy the sunshine and imagine. After a day of inspiration and collaboration, the Gold Coast continues to shine, taking every event to the next unforgettable level with extraordinary off-site possibilities. Whether it’s a buzzing beachfront street market or a rainforest adventure, the Gold Coast promises to frame your event with a variety of rich experiences.

Business Events Gold Coast

Business Events Gold Coast, a division of Destination Gold Coast, is here to help deliver a highly successful business event. The team of professional and dedicated experts with an emphasis on collaboration, sustainability and inclusion, looks forward to working in partnership with event organisers and the best of the local community to bring innovative ideas and vision to every business event.