Accommodation Packages

Accommodation at special conference rates will be available at the hotels below for the Event Symposium 2017, which will be held at The Events Centre in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast.


Accommodation bookings can be made at time of registering for the Symposium. If you wish to add accommodation to your registration at a later date, you can log into your registration and select the accommodation tab from the menu bar.

We recommend you book accommodation at time of registration to take advantage of the Conference Rates offered and to secure your preferred hotel.

Accommodation bookings are now closed. We recommend contacting the resorts below directly using the numbers provided.

Click here to see the Accommodation Terms and Conditions.


Oaks Oasis Resort

Oaks Oasis Resort is just an hour’s drive north of Brisbane on Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast and only metres from the sun-drenched sand and clear ocean waters of Golden Beach and Kings Beach as well as boutique shops and restaurants. Set on 10 acres of landscaped gardens, the resort offers a wide variety of accommodation styles and a restaurant, bar and lounge.

The hotel is 13 minutes' walk to The Events Centre.


Accommodation bookings at the Oaks Oasis Resort through the Event Awards Registration Portal have now closed. Please contact the resort directly on 1300 031 963 or 07 5491 0333 or visit www.minorhotels.com/en/oaks/oaks-oasis-resort.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made between Friday 25 August 2017 and Friday 1 September 2017 will incur a cancellation fee equal to one night's accommodation.

Cancellations made on or after Saturday 2 September 2017, including no-shows will incur a cancellation fee equal to the full stay.

Note: reduction of room nights is considered a cancellation


Payment Surcharges:
No credit card surcharges apply if accommodation is prepaid in full to the Australian Event Symposium.
The hotel charges a credit card surcharge of 1.5% to all credit cards.


BreakFree Grand Pacific

From a prime waterfront location, BreakFree Grand Pacific offers one, two and three bedroom apartments. All have kitchenettes and lush garden or water views of Pumicestone Passage, adjacent to the resort. Private rooftop or courtyard apartments with a Jacuzzi and BBQ facilities are also available. Recreational facilities at BreakFree Grand Pacific include swimming pools, spa, gymnasium, games room and sauna.

Breakfree Grand Pacific is an 8 minute walk from The Events Centre.

Accommodation bookings at Breakfree Grand Pacific through the Event Awards Registration Portal have now closed. Please contact the resort directly on 07 5436 4444 or 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au/grand-pacific/.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made on or after Saturday 2 September 2017, including no-shows will incur a cancellation fee equal to the full stay.

Note: reduction of room nights is considered a cancellation


Payment Surcharges:
No credit card surcharges apply if accommodation is prepaid in full to the Australian Event Symposium.
The hotel charges the following surcharges to all credit cards:
  • 1.1% - Mastercard
  • 1.25% - Visa
  • 3.35% - Amex
  • 3.5% - Diners


Rumba Beach Resort

Rumba Beach Resort is proudly Caloundra’s most awarded five-star beachfront hotel offering a level of service second to none and only a 6 minute walk to The Events Centre.

Comprising of luxury 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, Rumba enjoys a CBD location in the heart of Caloundra’s waterfront dining precinct. Rumba’s Garden Terrace and popular 26degrees bar + venue bring a Hamptons feel to the resort’s expansive pool and leisure deck. Day and night, the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed.

Rumba Resort provides an all hours check-in service and express check-out. All suites are fully self-contained and offer free WiFi, king cloud beds, espresso machines and home theatre. Spa ensuites, breezy balconies, free parking and light daily room servicing are all standard. All rooms include a fully equipped kitchen, open-plan living and dining area and private balcony.


Accommodation bookings at Rumba Beach Resort through the Event Awards Registration Portal have now closed. Please contact the resort directly on 07 5492 0555 or visit www.rumbaresort.com.au.

*Note: No GST is applicable at this hotel


Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made on or after Saturday 2 September 2017, including no-shows will incur a cancellation fee equal to one night's accommodation.

Note: reduction of room nights is considered a cancellation


Payment Surcharges:
Prepayment requests for bookings made at Rumba Beach Resort will be forwarded directly to the hotel.
Please download and return the completed Credit Card Authorisation Form to [email protected].
A credit card surcharge of 1.5% for Mastercard and Visa and 3.5% for Diners and Amex payments.