Wedding Expo Goes Off Without a Hitch

5 February 2021

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) successfully welcomed its first public event of the year last weekend.

Your Local Wedding Guide Bridal Expo brought together a large number of local wedding exhibitors and more than 1400 attendees on Sunday.

The event, which has been coming to GCCEC for 15 years, was held across two halls under the venue’s Site Specific Covid Safe Plan. Current regulations required an adjusted floor plan, allowing for the regulated two metres square per person and wider than usual aisles so guests could explore the event, while safely social distancing.

Adrienne Readings, General Manager, GCCEC, said, “Our team has become very familiar with the mechanics of creating Covid safe event environments, having welcomed more than 40 events to the centre since July.”

“We’ve partnered with clients to host all types of events, combining the current regulations with event expectations to deliver positive outcomes. It’s great to see the community coming back in big numbers to the events,” she continued.

Susan VinkExpo Coordinator added, “We’ve been to GCCEC so many times now that the team there feels like an extension of our own. GCCEC delivers a seamless experience for exhibitors and attendees – even under challenging conditions! We’re thrilled with the outcome of the expo on the Gold Coast and we are planning to return in winter.”


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