Hamilton Island’s Conference Centre has officially reopened following a multi-million dollar refurbishment.
Hamilton Island CEO, Glenn Bourke, said that the refurbished conference centre would create further opportunity in the business events segment.
“This investment demonstrates Hamilton Island’s commitment the business events segment. We value this sector tremendously and we are pleased to continue to offer a world-class venue within easy access to all major Australian cities. Our investment in the business events facilities on Hamilton Island is continuing, with a planned upgrade to the Bougainvillea Marquee in 2019. Both the conference centre and Bougainvillea Marquee upgrades ensure that we have the highest quality venues to offer business events groups visiting Hamilton Island,” he said.
The Hamilton Island Conference Centre has a modern look, with upgraded bar facilities, carpets and interiors featuring soft white walls and pale timber panelling. In addition to the upgrades to the aesthetic of the conference centre, Hamilton Island has invested in the enhancement of the technological facilities of the location with new audio-visual fibre optic cabling.
The refurbished conference centre is the largest conference venue in the Whitsundays with capacity for up to 700 guests.
Julie Ford, director of business events sales, Hamilton Island said “We are very excited to have had the first group use the conference centre in June and we have six more groups before the end of 2018. These include conference sessions, small trade shows and gala dinners”.