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Oct 13, 2015

Alan James OAM joins Symposium program

Meet the speaker for the Regional Event Tourism Keynote at the Event Symposium, plus a friendly reminder to vote for Australia's Favourite Event and a heads up that the Symposium special accommodation offer is strictly limited by availability of rooms.

Alan James OAM to deliver Regional Event Tourism Keynote

We're delighted to have Alan James, OAM, General Manager of the Darwin Entertainment Centre, giving the Event Tourism in Regional Australia keynote on Day 1 of the Symposium. Co-founder of the Garma Festival, manager of internationally renowned Territory band Yothu Yindi and CEO of the Yothu Yindi Foundation for 20 years, Alan's experience demonstrates the power of events for promoting, supporting, understanding and celebrating people and culture and makes him a speaker not to miss.

Learn more about Alan

Book now to get complimentary Symposium accommodation

The offer of a complimentary night of accommodation on 17 November at the Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour for those who book both the Event Awards and the full Event Symposium remains strictly limited by the number of rooms available. So if you want a night in luxury after the Event Awards and between two amazing Symposium days, don't delay!

Book now

Have you voted for your favourite event yet?

There's less than four weeks until finalists are announced for Australia's Favourite Event, so if you haven't voted yet, hop to it (and remind all your friends to do it too!).

Out of the 31 nominees, the top four will be announced as finalists on 5 November.

Vote now