Business Events Australia shares event hotlist

BEA coming to the rescue with event hotlist

Business Events Australia has released this month’s hotlist of Australia’s best experiences, dining, and accomodation offerings for your upcoming business events. The list features offerings of newly opened or opening business that will take your next business event to another level.

The list features offerings like Cairns brewery tours, Kylie Kwong at South Eveleigh, and Hotel X Fortitude Valley. This week, see the full ‘Products and Experiences’ list below:

Products and Experiences:

Cairns, Queensland
Launched February 2021

Cairns Aquarium

Aquarium by Twilight

Cairns Aquarium, located in Cairns city, is the gateway to the
Great Barrier Reef and only a five minute drive from the Cairns
Convention Centre, is hosting the ultimate exclusive experience
for lovers of sea creatures with their new offering, Aquarium at
Twilight. Up to 100 guests can experience the aquarium in the
evening and learn about the movements of the region’s
nocturnal creatures. A 1.5 hour ecologist guided tour through 10
tropical ecosystems will teach guests how the animals’
behaviours adapt from day to night. Following the tour, enjoy a
three-course dinner at Dundee’s restaurant who are able to
tailor a menu to suit your event.

Busselton, Western Australia
Launching December 2022 (Announced in February)

Busselton jetty

Australian underwater recovery centre

At the end of the the Busselton Jetty in Western Australia, the
soon-to-be world class attraction, the Australian Underwater
Recovery Centre (AUDC), is being built, only a 40 minute drive
from the beautiful Margaret River and a 2.5 hour drive away
from Perth’s city centre.
The elliptical AUDC will be the biggest and best in the world
featuring the largest windows in the world, new underwater
habitats, underwater dining and function centre with
underwater lighting, high tech exhibitions, educational spaces
and environmental learning areas. This project will include
enhancing the artificial reef at the end of the Jetty, increasing
the marine life and ultimately ensuring the sustainability of the
Busselton Jetty for another 100 years. Stay tuned for more
details on anticipated capacity and corporate packages.


Sydney, New South Wales
Launched January 2021


Burrawa climb
Guide to Sydney

Burrawa climb

BridgeClimb is one of Australia’s most iconic experiences for
international and locals alike where visitors get to scale the
heights of one of the most famous bridges in the world. Sydney
Festival and BridgeClimb Sydney recently unveiled the Burrawa
Climb, a unique immersion into Aboriginal stories and
landmarks across Sydney Harbour. Due to popular demand,
BridgeClimb will be delivering tours for the foreseeable future,
instead of concluding at the end of the festival.
Climbers are guided by Aboriginal storytellers as they scale the
summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and discover a fresh
perspective of the city below. Conceived and written by festival
artistic director Wesley Enoch, Burrawa – a local Aboriginal word
that means ‘above’ or ‘upwards’ – will allow climbers to hear
fascinating stories and history from the world’s oldest living
culture. BridgleClimb can organise tours for special group
bookings. Please note that groups of 14 can climb the bridge at
a time. Visit their website to view their range of corporate

Melbourne, Victoria
Reopened February 2021

ACMI – reopening


Following a major redevelopment of Federation Square, ACMI
(formerly Australian Centre for the Moving Image) is now open
after A$40million redevelopment project to reimagine their
ACMI’s world-leading team of curators, exhibition designers and
innovators have created an experience that blends the physical
and digital in ways not seen before in Australia. Guided tours are
available for large groups. Located in the city centre and only an
11 minute drive from the Melbourne Convention centre, take
your teams on a culture filled adventure. Book their newly
opened restaurant, Hero, exclusively for your group for lunch or
dinner, or simply pop by for a coffee.


Tourism Products & Experiences


Botticelli to Van Gogh
Guide to Canberra

Spanning 450 years, Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from
the National Gallery, London presents 60 paintings by some of
Europe’s most revered artists, including Titian, Rembrandt,
Vermeer, Velázquez, Goya, Turner, Renoir, Cézanne and Gauguin.
Exclusive to Canberra, the exhibition comprises the largest
group of works to travel outside of the United Kingdom in the
history of the National Gallery, London.
Venue options within the gallery include Gandel Hall (144 PAX)
and the Sculpture Garden Pavilion (60 PAX) — a permanent
outdoor marquee nestled in the gardens.
Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery,
London is presented in partnership with Art Exhibitions
Australia and the National Gallery, London and will run between
5 March and 14 June.

Cairns Brewery Tours

Cairns-based tour operator No Limit Adventures has launched a
guided Cairns Brewery & Distillery Tour. The half-day tour
showcases the best of Cairns’ local micro-breweries and
distilleries, visiting five local venues; Macalister Brewery, Barrier
Reef Brewing, Wolf Lane Distillery, FNQ Spirits, and Sauce
Brewing. With tastings at each venue, guests can enjoy their
share of popular beers and locally produced spirits. Listen to the
stories of the brewers and distillers, before satisfying your
cravings with a tasty pub lunch and Aussie tap beer. Join No
Limit Adventures on their enjoyable and educational Brewery &
Distillery Tour which caters for groups of 20-25 people.