If it happens on the Gold Coast, it happens here!

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC), a $167 million masterpiece of innovation, is as ground-breaking in design as it is inspiring in its capabilities.

A venue where large-scale national and international conferences and exhibitions roll out seamlessly from beginning to end; a concert and sporting event destination where every seat is the best seat in the house; a place where the standard and presentation of every dish showcases the creativity and passion of its experienced team of award-winning chefs.

Located in the heart of Broadbeach, just 500 metres to the beach and walking distance to thousands of accommodation options, GCCEC is Australia’s largest regional convention centre.

GCCEC has a massive main arena, four exhibition halls and a range of meeting rooms catering for 10 to 6,000 people. It’s the destination-of-choice for conferences, exhibitions, concerts and events.

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About Our Team 

The GCCEC team know extraordinary events don’t happen by chance. They’re the culmination of months, or sometimes years, of careful thought and planning.

Putting your reputation and trust in the hands of an extraordinary team of event experts with a proven track record pays off.

GCCEC brings together some of the best minds in the meetings and events industry, and they’re ready to make your event another of their next-level success stories.

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The Star Gold Coast

The Star Entertainment Group, an ASX 100 listed company, owns and operates The Star Sydney, The Star Gold Coast and Treasury Casino & Hotel in Brisbane. It also manages the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on behalf of the Queensland Government.

At the heart of each of The Star’s properties is the quintessential spirit and broad appeal each destination offers local and international visitors.

The Star Gold Coast is currently undergoing a $345 million expansion and refurbishment project, one of the largest hotel refurbishments ever undertaken in Australia.

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Sustainability Initiatives & Practices

GCCEC is proud to of its reputation as a world-leader in sustainable meetings and events. The team is firmly committed to the continued cultivation of environmental and social stewardship.

Since the Centre opened in 2004, GCCEC has strongly supported eco-friendly practices, both operationally and in design. For the past 10 years, GCCEC has aligned its practices with EarthCheck, the world's most recognised and largest environmental management program for the travel and tourism industries.

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Linkage Grants Program

GCCEC’s Linkage Grant Program assists in the professional and personal development of individuals by funding their attendance at an international conference in their chosen field. The grant covers travel, accommodation and registration expenses to the maximum value of the award.

To be eligible to win a GCCEC Linkage Grant, research an international conference that has the potential to be held at the GCCEC and follow the application guidelines and criteria provided.

Linkage Grant applications are now open. The closing date is 30 September 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by late October.

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