WA leading the way as a premier business event destination

Australia's western wonder is home to some of the largest and most popular events in the country.

When it comes to choosing the perfect setting for your next conference, exhibition or business event, Western Australia is ahead of the pack with a rich offering of venues, locations, culture, uniqueness, and natural wonders.

From the pristine beaches along the coast to the rugged beauty of Broome and the Kimberley region, Western Australia has it all. Attendees and delegates can spot whale sharks in Exmouth, swim with dolphins in Rockingham, drink some of the best wine in the world in Margaret River or relax watching kangaroos laze on the snowy white beaches of Esperance.

In the capital, exploring Perth and the city’s surroundings is an adventure in itself, where urban cool blends seamlessly with raw natural beauty.

Perth’s major venues continue to thrive
A wave of new construction projects set to open in 2024 and 2025 will redefine the city’s landscape, from expanding and enhancing accommodation and conferencing facilities to improving ways to get around the city.

Perth’s major event venues, such as Crown Perth and the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, offer state-of-the-art facilities for conferences and events of all sizes. Optus Stadium is home to corporate functions big or small, major concerts and sporting events all within walking distance of the city.

These venues are equipped to handle everything from large international conferences to intimate retreats, providing event professionals with a wide range of options to suit their specific needs.

Local knowledge and reputation
Western Australia takes pride in its hospitality and dedication to delivering world-class experiences. When choosing the right theme for your event, you are able to showcase the rich landscape of Australian culture and heritage, offering a unique opportunity for delegates to engage with and learn about the rich Indigenous heritage of the land, adding an extra layer of meaning to events and making them truly unforgettable experiences.

Business Events Perth CEO, Gareth Martin, said unique experiences are what delegates use to connect with a destination and its people.

“They remember the meeting that brought them to WA and these experiences for years to come,” he said.

“At Business Events Perth, we believe that every event should leave a lasting impression.“

“Western Australia’s amazing experiences, from the pristine beaches to the stunning outback, ensure that your business event will be nothing short of remarkable.”

Getting around has never been easier
One of the primary concerns for conference and event professionals when selecting a destination is safety, accessibility and ease of transport options. Perth airport provides access for both international and domestic visitors with transfer opportunities to numerous regional airports. Perth has a robust public transport infrastructure ensuring attendees and guests can move around effortlessly, allowing them to explore the city’s attractions during breaks. Major event centres are nestled in the heart of the city, providing easy access to iconic spots like Elizabeth Quay.

Mr Martin said the walkability of Perth is a game-changer for business events.

“Delegates can seamlessly explore the city’s attractions, from its thriving culinary scene to its cultural centres, all within a short stroll from the event venue,” he said.

“When you choose Western Australia for your business event, you’re choosing a destination that offers more than just a venue, you’re choosing a place where inspiration meets innovation, and professional connections are forged against the backdrop of natural beauty.”

Western Australia’s rise as a premier business event destination is a result of meticulous planning, investment in infrastructure and a deep commitment to offering a diverse range of experiences and cultural immersion.

As Perth continues to grow and evolve, it is poised to continue becoming a global leader in hosting conferences and events, setting the stage for unforgettable experiences, and fostering new business opportunities. Whether you are an event organiser or an attendee, the State’s allure is undeniable, and it promises to be a destination where business and pleasure seamlessly intersect, leaving an indelible mark on all who visit.

Discover Western Australia and how you can create a unique business event.


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