Santos Tour Down Under 2017 - 2017 National Finalist: Visit Sunshine Coast Best Tourism Event

Key Dates

Key dates for 2021 are listed below.

Early Starters Deadline 25 June 2021
Awards Entries Close 19 July 2021
Ticket Sales Open 2 August 2021*
Early Bird Tickets Sales Deadline 17 September 2021*
Australian Event Industry Month October 2021
Event Awards Ceremony October 2021*

*Please Note: It is our intention to stage a single, live event in an Australian capital city towards the end of October. The Ceremony will serve to acknowledge every entrant who attends, recognise the finalists of each category and celebrate each winner. However, given the uncertain times, should a live event not be possible, achievements will still be recognised in an online format and trophies will still be awarded.

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  • Singers perform at the Queensland Air Museum as part of Sunshine Coast Destination Experience during the social program at the Event Awards and Symposium 2017.

  • On the way to breakfast on a sandbar, hosted by Visit Sunshine Coast, during the Australian Event Symposium 2016, who wouldn't be jumping for joy?

  • Imagination Australia for their work on Freedom Of Movement (Ford Australia at Vivid Sydney 2017)
    2017 National Winner - Best Technical Achievement or Innovation

  • Perth International Arts Festival Presents The Giants
    2015 National Finalist - EVENTelec Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event

  • Yakusan for their work on The Hendrick's Gin "Parlour of Curiosities" at Spectrum Now Festival & Dark MOFO Festival 2015
    2015 National Finalist - Best Achievement in Design, Look or Theming

  • Life's a juggling act on a trip to Aussie World as part of the social program at the Australian Event Symposium 2017 on the Sunshine Coast.