ATEC goes deep div­ing in Bris­bane

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ATEC Meet­ing Place pro­vided a deep dive into the new Tourism Aus­tralia “Come live our Phi­lau­s­o­phy” cam­paign, fol­lowed by ple­nary ses­sions from a range of pan­elists who looked at frontline in­dus­try ex­pe­ri­ences and learn­ings.

Evenings were filled with con­ver­sa­tions and net­work­ing from the Young ATEC’s pool­side get to­gether at the Next Ho­tel to the CEO fo­rum at Cus­toms House.

Co­me­dian Vince Sor­renti helped to wrap up a great few days and joined the crowd as MC at the Time Trav­ellers Ball Gala Din­ner held at the new Howard Smith Wharves, which kicked off with a spec­tac­u­lar fire­works dis­play.

A big con­grat­u­la­tions to Caro­line Dens­ley from South Aus­tralia’s Di­verse Travel who took out the pres­ti­gious Cap­tain Trevor Ha­worth Out­stand­ing Con­tri­bu­tion award, while three out­stand­ing young ATEC mem­bers re­ceived this year’s Len Tay­lor Young ATEC Award for Lead­er­ship - Mike We­b­ley of Pin­na­cle Tourism Mar­ket­ing in Cairns, Jesse Horn­blow from WA’s Pearls of Aus­tralia and Chantelle Khan from Vi­a­tor/Tri­pad­vi­sor.

Go Be­yond Melbourne’s Alva Hem­ming picked up the Out­stand­ing Con­tri­bu­tion to ATEC award and West Aus­tralia once again took out

ATEC branch of the year.

WEST­ERN Aus­tralia pearl divers at the Time Trav­ellers Ball.

EN­JOY­ING the food on of­fer at Eat Street.

from the out­side with LOOK­ING at is­sues CEO Ser­vices As­so­ci­a­tion South­ern Africa Tourism Export Coun­cil CEO Judy David Frost; NZ Tourism Direc­tor Peter Shel­ley. Chen; and ATEC Man­ag­ing

ALVA Hem­ming, who took out the Out­stand­ing Con­tri­bu­tion to ATEC award with ATEC MD Peter Shel­ley and Chair De­nis Pierce.

MC AND Gala Din­ner Host Vince Sor­renti.

FIRE­WORKS mark the end of a suc­cess­ful Meet­ing Place event.

MICHAEL Nel­son, Pin­na­cle Tourism Mar­ket­ing; Ch­eryl Zhong, Eq­uity Travel Ja­son Br­ere­ton, HIS Travel.

CARO­LINE Dens­ley ac­cept­ing the Cap­tain Trevor Ha­worth Out­stand­ing Con­tri­bu­tion award.

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