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Partners

PRINCIPLE PARTNERS

The Victorian Government

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions 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 events and tourism, cultural and creative economy, employment programs, regional development, small business, sport and recreation and trade and investment.

Learn more about DJPR HERE

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

GOLD PARTNERS

City of Melbourne

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 about the City of Melbourne HERE

Higher Mark at GMHBA Stadium

Boasting the largest event space in the region, Higher Mark venue, GMHBA Stadium is the epitome of class.

Neutral in design, the premium 32 event spaces offer external terraces and sweeping floor to ceiling windows flooding with natural light, contemporary design features and stunning views over surrounding parklands, Geelong’s skyline and playing field. Higher Mark’s versatile spaces can be adapted to suit all event size requirements with facilities for 2 to 2,450 guests.

Food and beverage options with Higher Mark will impress even the most discerning guests. Experienced chefs offer a range of creative menus, with a focus on local produce, to cater for each memorable event.

Learn more about Higher Mark at GMHBA Stadium HERE

Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine

Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine is the Regional Tourism Board for the region. Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine support the local visitor economy through providing members opportunities and programs and implementing key activities to drive tourism forward in the region.

The Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine team are progressive and innovative operating in an exciting region while providing supportive staff who can advocate and provide expertise and advice as required.

Learn more about Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine HERE

Business Events Geelong

Business Events Geelong are the multi-award-winning convention bureau to Greater Geelong and The Bellarine. Make the most of the region to create your best business event with Business Events Geelong providing you with planning resources and guiding you to exceptional event partners – venues, function spaces, accommodation, professional support services and experience operators.

As a division of the regional tourism organisation ‘Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine’, the organisation represents over 500 professional businesses in every aspect of the business events industry.

Learn more about Business Events Geelong HERE

Avalon Airport

Avalon Airport is Flying Made Easy, aimed at offering passengers a convenient, uncomplicated and time-efficient service through pocket-friendly fares.

Avalon Airport was founded in 1952, when the Commonwealth purchased 4,333 acres to enable the construction and testing of the Canberra Jet Bomber Aircraft. Since then, Avalon Airport has played a key role in Australia’s aerospace industry. In early 1997, Linfox purchased Avalon Airport from the Commonwealth.

Since taking over Avalon Airport, Linfox has invested many millions in upgrading the airport’s facilities and infrastructure.

Learn more about Avalon Airport HERE

Transport for Victoria

Transport for Victoria coordinates Victoria’s growing transport system and plans 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

Victoria University

For more than 100 years, Victoria University (VU) has offered accessible education to students in Melbourne’s west and beyond.

VU’s flexible approach to learning and teaching supports their vision and mission. VU aims to continue creating positive outcomes for education, industry and the community into the future.

Learn more about Victoria University HERE

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust

The Kardinia Park Stadium Trust (Trust) is a statutory authority established under the Kardinia Park Stadium Act, 2016.

The Trust has been established to administer, promote and manage the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust Land, with an overarching objective of contributing to the economic, community and liveability benefits to Geelong, that arise from the use of GMHBA Stadium.

Learn more about the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust HERE

SILVER PARTNERS

Adroit Insurance and Risk

Adroit helps clients take on tomorrow with confidence. With Adroit by your side, you get to focus more on making your business the best it can be and less on the challenges and risks holding you back.

Adroit builds real, face-to-face relationships, spending time in your world, understanding your business, your goals and your challenges and gaining insights to add true value through advice and solutions tailored to you.

Learn more about Adroit Insurance and Risk HERE

The Gordon TAFE

As one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria, The Gordon has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 130 years. The Gordon is prided on delivering a great range of options in vocational ‘hands-on’ training with one of the most comprehensive suites of courses in Western Victoria.

Students can choose from hundreds of short courses and nationally accredited qualifications across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create a pathway to University.

From Geelong, Victoria, around Australia and overseas, thousands choose to study with The Gordon each year via flexible options including on-campus, full and part-time, off-campus, online, and in the workplace.

Learn more about The Gordon TAFE HERE

Webfirm

Since 2001, Webfirm have been an innovative force in digital marketing in Australia, working across channels with clients all over Australia to deliver intuitive, beautifully crafted digital experiences with a serious focus on revenue generation. Using a unique blend of dependable best practice and a sprinkle of creative experimentation with every client, the team produce bespoke, imaginative solutions for your business that get results.

Learn more about Webfirm HERE

Quality Tourism Framework Victoria

Quality Tourism Framework Victoria provides leading Australian tourism operators with accreditation. Operators under the Framework demostrate they’ve met specific criteria ensuring they are committed to exceeding your expectations with great customer service and the highest standards of business practice.

Learn more about Quality Tourism Framework Victoria HERE

Sherry Link Communications

Sherry Link Communication is a Melbourne based PR & Social Media agency which provides integrated marketing services to China. Currently, Sherry Link Communications has representatives in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, focusing on providing social media engagement, PR strategy, event management and physical market representation services to clients.

Learn more about Sherry Link Communications HERE

The Hotel School

The Hotel School is the only hotel school in Australia formed through a unique partnership between a public university and a global hotel investment group.

Through ongoing partnerships with Southern Cross University and Mulpha Australia, The Hotel School offers students a truly unique university experience.

Learn more about The Hotel School HERE

Party Higher

Party Higher is a wireless headphone entertainment company, specialising in Silent Disco. During a Silent Disco, each participant wears special light up LED wireless headphones. Party Higher’s events include: Birthdays, festivals, school holiday programs, corporate functions, team building, well-being programs, fundraisers and sports clubs.

Learn more about Party Higher HERE

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

Port Phillip Ferries

Port Phillip Ferries is a passenger ferry service that runs in Victoria between Portarlington on the Bellarine Peninsula and Victoria Harbour in Docklands, Melbourne.

Operating 365 days of the year, the service is enjoyed by daily commuters and leisure travellers who wish to access the coast or the city with ease. Our service provides a comfortable vantage point to enjoy the sights and sounds of Port Phillip Bay, while you enjoy the on board comforts, licensed cafe, free Wi-Fi or simply enjoy the trip to your destination.

Learn more about Port Phillip Ferries HERE

Adagold Aviation

Adagold Aviation are Australia’s leading independent provider of air charter and aviation management services. With an extensive history of servicing remote and regional destinations throughout Australia and internationally.

Adagold Aviation are trusted by the Australian Federal Government, VIPs, corporate clients and the travel industry to assist with large and small charter requirements.

Learn more about Adagold Aviation HERE

13cabs

13cabs is the leading taxi cab company operating throughout greater Melbourne with more than 2500 taxi cabs in its network.

Service options include: automated taxi cab bookings, door-to-door personal transport, First Choice Drivers, MAXI Taxis, Melbourne Airport transfers, parcel delivery, Silver Service, station wagons, TaxiTracker, transport solutions for businesses and wheelchair accessible taxis.

Book online or download the 13cabs App on your phone. Apps are available for iPhone, Android and Windows devices.

Learn more about 13cabs HERE

Cumulus Studio

Cumulus Studio is an award winning architecture and interior design 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.

Cumulus also regularly collaborates with a number of external specialist consultants from across Australia for the co-ordination of a broader range of services from feasibility studies and brand management through to contract administration and post occupancy evaluation.

Learn more about Cumulus Studio HERE

Roadmap Strategy

Roadmap Strategy takes the time to understand your business, its culture, strengths and challenges, able to effectively support your organisations marketing needs.

Roadmap Strategy work with a network of creatives, printers, researchers, web developers, digital and traditional media buyers, that are experts and leaders in their field.

Roadmap Strategy brings the right team together for your project to manage it end to end. Roadmap Strategy takes the pain away and makes marketing easy and effective.

Learn more about Roadmap Strategy HERE

Hatching Communications

Hatching Communications is a progressive PR, Communications and Social Media Agency defined by innovation, creativity, and network of connections. Hatching Communications provide clients with strategic public relations and digital campaigns that strengthen their brand, share their news with the world and deepen their relationships with their target markets.

Hatching Communications’ scope of services encompasses public relations, traditional media relations, social media, consumer-facing events, sponsorships, brand partnerships and content creation.

Learn more about Hatching Communications HERE

Searoad Ferries

Searoad Ferries operates two 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.

The bay crossing is a ‘must do’ attraction and a highlight of the Victorian coastal travel experience, connecting the Great Ocean Road to the Mornington Peninsula and beyond to Phillip Island. The 40 minute crossing is a great alternative to the 200km drive around the bay, on toll roads, freeways and in city traffic.

Learn more about Searoad Ferries HERE