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Partners

PRINCIPAL PARTNERS

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The Victorian Government

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources is a long term Major Partner of the Victoria Tourism Industry Council. The Department brings together many of the main areas that drive economic development and job creation in Victoria. These include tourism, transport and ports, investment attraction and facilitation, trade, innovation, regional development and small business, together with key services to sectors such as agriculture, the creative industries and resources.

 

 

Learn more about DEDJTR HERE

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Visit Victoria

A long term Major Partner of the Victoria Tourism Industry Council, Visit Victoria is the Victorian Government’s lead tourism agency. Visit Victoria provides a foundation for industry growth through innovative marketing campaigns, policy development and implementation, research and analysis and facilitating tourism investment. They also offer wide-ranging advice and support to industry and business including information on crisis management, funding, signage, business development and sustainable tourism.

Learn more about Visit Victoria HERE

PROGRAM PARTNERS

Transport For Victoria is a new transport agency that will coordinate Victoria’s growing transport system and plan for its future. Transport For Victoria brings together the planning, managing and coordinating of Victoria’s transport system and aims to provide a single source for information about road, train, tram, bus, taxi and freight networks, making it simpler and easier for everyone to get the transport information they need.

Transport For Victoria will also plan for the future of Victoria’s transport system, ensuring it grows as the community, economy and technology changes.

Learn more about Transport for Victoria HERE

The City of Melbourne as a council, oversees Melbourne’s city centre and eleven suburbs, including Carlton, Docklands and parts of Port Melbourne and South Yarra. As a capital-city council, it also speaks on behalf of Melbourne in local, national and international forums. The City of Melbourne works with other local councils and the State Government of Victoria to ensure that Melbourne is one of the safest, healthiest, and cleanest cities in the world. It supports Melbourne’s position as Australia’s pre-eminent centre for arts and culture, education, dining and shopping.

Learn more bout the City of Melbourne HERE

Parks Victoria is responsible for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria. Parks Victoria is committed to delivering works on the ground to protect and enhance park values. It is their primary responsibility to ensure parks are healthy and resilient for current and future generations. Parks Victoria manage parks in the context of their surrounding landscape and in partnership with Traditional Owners. They work in partnership with other government and non-government organisations and community groups  catchment management authorities, private land owners, friends groups, volunteers, licensed tour operators, lessees, research institutes and the broader community.

Learn more about Parks Victoria HERE

PRIME7′s investment in regional communities, combined with quality programming and a focus on cost efficiency and technology, have enabled the company to emerge as one of Australia’s most successful regional broadcasters. The company’s revenues are sourced from advertising and the production of commercial advertisements. Sales teams in the metropolitan offices service major national advertisers. In regional areas local sales teams work closely with their local clients, often arranging commercial production and promotional campaigns to support their advertising.

Learn more about Prime7 HERE

TRADE PARTNERS

Adroit Insurance Group are professional insurance brokers that are located throughout Regional and Metropolitan Victoria.

Adroit provides tailored policies for all classes of insurance, specialising in the Tourism and Leisure Industries. In addition, they provide Risk Management advice – the forecasting and evaluation of risks, together with the identification of procedures to avoid or minimise impact.

Adroit has a long tradition of supporting local communities and a strong commitment to providing its clients, expert technical insurance advice.

Learn more about Adroit Insurance Group HERE

Crittenden Estate is an iconic vineyard, winery and wine centre located in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula, one hour’s drive south of Melbourne. The home vineyard, first planted in 1982, is situated on the lower northern slopes of Red Hill and has ideal conditions for growing traditional cool climate European varieties. Its ideal sandy loam soils, considerable vine age and close proximity Port Philip Bay each contribute immeasurably to the premium wine styles that the Crittenden family have become known for. Crittenden Estate is now known as one of the Mornington Peninsula’s iconic wineries and is a must visit on a winery tour agenda.

Crittenden Estate is a centrally located Mornington Peninsula winery in Dromana and is within 15km of the following towns: Red Hill, Main Ridge, Balnarring, Merricks, Point Leo, Shoreham, McCrae and Rosebud.

Learn more about Crittenden Estate HERE

Great visuals tell stories that touch hearts, open minds, and even influence what we buy, eat, and do. That’s why CrowdRiff exist: to connect brands and consumers alike with the captivating imagery that makes a real impact.

Trusted by the world’s most visual brands like Lonely Planet, Love Cape Town, Ski Utah and Princess Cruises, CrowdRiff is the only intelligent visual marketing platform purpose-built for destinations, attractions, museums and tourism agencies.

Learn more about CrowdRiff HERE

Pace Advertising, Marketing & PR is Australia’s longest-serving advertising agency, established in Geelong in 1964. With more years under our belt than any other agency in Australia, we’ve evolved to make sure every client gets more bang for their buck. What does that mean? You get every aspect of success your business needs without the outlandish bills you’ll find everywhere else.

Learn more about Pace HERE

For 29 years, The Hotel School has been Australia’s leading hotel management university offering international tourism, hospitality, and hotel management courses with CBD locations in Sydney and Melbourne. The Hotel School has built a strong network of industry partners who provide an invaluable resource for internships and Work Integrated Learning and has a vibrant, global alumni community.

Learn more about The Hotel School HERE

 

 

 

Clifton Umbrellas is a business that is over 80 years old and 100% owned by the original Australian family. It is operated by the third and fourth generations of the family of the original founder, Clifton H. Joseph.

Clifton Umbrellas feature more styles, more colours, more feature AND much higher quality than the other umbrella brands available in Australia. In fact, our quality is industry recognised as world class.

Learn more about Clifton Umbrellas HERE

Webfirm was born in Perth in 2001, when the internet marketing industry was just taking off. As one of the pioneers in the industry, we helped hundreds of clients in those first few years grow under our slogan of Better Business Online.

Since 2009, Webfirm has been headquartered out of Melbourne, Australia. We still have a strong presence in Perth, but our focus is on helping small to medium sized enterprises in Melbourne build out their businesses using digital marketing.

Learn more about Webfirm HERE

Sherry Link Communications is a Melbourne based marketing, PR & social media agency which provides integrated marketing services to China. They have experience in International Education, Tourism & Hospitality and FMCG industries and work closely with key stakeholders to develop and implement effective marketing communication strategies to target Chinese consumers in mainland China and in Australia.

Services include redefining companies through their approach to social media management, event management, Website development, design & translation, public relations, marketing campaigns, media purchase and a China office representative service.

Learn more about Sherry Link Communications HERE

Sylaba Translations offers highly personalised, professional multilingual translation services, plain language editing and training programs.

They take a detailed approach to their services and aim to deliver communications that are fit for purpose and not just a straight translation of words. Conveying the essence and meaning of communications and marketing materials is at the centre of what they do. Sylaba’s expert team of translator have worked in the industry for a minimum of 5 years and are all formally accredited translators.

Learn more about Sylaba HERE

The Victorian Accommodation Industry Association (VicAIA) is a membership based industry body that represents owners and managers of a diverse range of short-stay accommodation that contributes to the visitor experience and economy in Victoria. Representing over 1,000 homes, units and apartments promoted as short-stay accommodation across the state, VivAIA brings together the short-stay accommodation industry which has been an Australian institution for over 100 years.

Today’s short-stay industry is a significant contributor to the economy and remains in a strong growth phase.  Supporting more than 64,000 jobs, the short-stay industry represents 170,000 properties, generates $792 million in revenue and supports $31.1 billion in economic activity in Victoria.

Learn more about VicAIA HERE

Airnorth first burst onto the aviation scene flying Cessna charter flights throughout the Territory, with regular passenger travel eventuating in the following years.  From 1980 through to the late 1990’s, Airnorth continued to firmly establish itself as a significant operator across Northern Australia, servicing remote communities and operating through harsh conditions across the Top End.

Today, Airnorth operate the world’s most sophisticated regional jet aircraft into some of the world’s most challenging environments.

Airnorth prides itself on being a full service carrier, accommodating the needs of both business and leisure travellers, operating state-of-art regional jets across their network, safely delivering more than 330,000 passengers annually.

Learn more about Air North HERE

Virtacom captures and creates stunning 360 virtual media marketing for tourism businesses, and produces ground-breaking new ways to promote your venue or tourist locations with 360 wayfinding experiences, and we deliver high ROI interactive 360 / VR sales tools for commercial use.

Virtacom also build exclusive virtual evacuation tools to enhance emergency management and crisis response operations for all types of venues. All Virtacom 360 virtual marketing & VR content is compatible with all smart devices and can be used extensively across your marketing platforms.

Learn more about Virtacom HERE

Tourism Brochure Exchange was established in 1990 to promote the distribution of professional brochure displays throughout Tasmania.

We are Tasmania’s only distributor of travel information.  With an extensive state-wide network of over 200 locations, including major hotels, airports and the Spirit of Tasmania, we’ve got you covered.

Learn more about Tourism Brochure Exchange HERE

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

Autopia’s sightseeing tours offer unique itineraries showcasing the diverse landscape and spectacular beauty of the southern states of Australia.  Our tours are hosted by highly experienced informative and entertaining tour guides, in comfortable air-conditioned and modern mini-coaches.

We hope you enjoy your tour with us and we look forward to guiding you to Autopia!

Learn more about Autopia Tours HERE

Cumulus Studio is an award winning architecture practice with offices in Hobart, Launceston and Melbourne. The three offices operate as one combined studio, providing flexibility in the size and scope of work undertaken and ensuring a cohesive and collaborative approach to all projects. Formed out of a desire to investigate ideas collaboratively and an understanding that great ideas are developed through sharing and workshopping with others.

From the Latin word for ‘heap’ or ‘pile’, Cumulus believe that through working together a critical mass of ideas can be accumulated quickly – forming idea clouds. These ideas can take on any size or form and be manipulated to suit conditions.

Learn more about Cumulus Studio HERE

Searoad Ferries, operates 2 all weather car and passenger ferries on Melbourne’s spectacular Port Phillip Bay.  Sailing between Sorrento and Queenscliff 365 days a year and carrying more than 800,000 people annually, SEAROAD FERRIES is Australia’s favourite car and passenger ferry.

Courtesy of VTIC Members Searoad Ferries, attendees of VTC18 are entitled to half price ferry travel between Queenscliff to Sorrento (return, car and driver). *Valid for travel 29/30/31 July & 1 August.  Bookable only with Conference ticket. Up to 3 people travel for free.

Learn more about Searoad Ferries HERE

Antler is a proud, pioneering British company with almost 100 years of expertise in the luggage industry. They have remained a leading and loved brand by listening to our customers and consistently producing quality, innovative, well designed products that are great value for money.

A passion for the product is at the heart of everything Antler does and we are driven by a keen eye for style and design. In fact we’d say Great British design.

Learn more about Antler HERE