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ASTW Convention: 18-20 August 2017

August 18 @ 11:00 am - August 20 @ 10:00 am

- $250.00 - $650.00

Australian Society of Travel Writers 2017 AGM & Awards for Excellence

Proudly sponsored by Visit Sunshine Coast and Tourism and Events Queensland

 

       

 

The Australian Society of Travel Writers Committee is thrilled to invite members to attend the 2017 AGM and Awards for Excellence on the Sunshine Coast. This year’s convention will feature an array of inspiring speakers, new award categories, and entertainment provided by The Deadliners. Registrations are now open, with more information to be released over the coming months.

Date: Friday 18 August – Sunday 20 August 2017

Venue: Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Ocean Drive, Twin Waters QLD 4564

 

CONVENTION PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights’ accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome cocktail event
  • 2-day ASTW conference and AGM
  • Awards for Excellence dinner
  • Resort activities
  • Return airport transfers

 

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Transfers will be provided from the Sunshine Coast Airport on Friday 18th August to the Novotel Twin Waters Resort, and Sunday 20th August to the Sunshine Coast Airport.

If you require a transfer, you must advise your flight details at time of booking.

 

FOOD – GLORIOUS FOOD

The Sunshine Coast is renowned for the freshness and unique flavours of their local produce. ASTW members will experience the best this destination has to offer.

Please advise if you have any special dietary requirements at time of registration.

 

CONVENTION SCHEDULE

Friday August 18

11:00am

Registration and check-in

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Workshops

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Welcome Cocktail event

 

Saturday August 19

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

ASTW Convention and AGM, including lunch

5:30 pm

Pre-dinner drinks

6:15 pm – late!

ASTW Awards for Excellence Dinner

 

Sunday August 20

7:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am

Post convention famils commence

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Checkout and transfers to airport

 

CONVENTION PRICING

Convention package including accommodation

Writer Member: $500 incl. GST

PR Member: $650 incl. GST

Partner: $300 incl. GST

 

Convention package, without accommodation

Writer: $250 incl. GST

PR: $325 incl. GST

Partner: $250 incl. GST (Ticket for Welcome Event & Awards Dinner only)

 

Secure your place today. Bookings will close on 7 July, 2017.

 

PRE AND POST FAMILS

ASTW members will be given the opportunity to discover the many secrets that the Sunshine Coast offers in two-day pre and post small group famils.

Expressions of interest (EOI) are now open for eight different famil themes, plus Sunday day tours. Please select up to three famils that you would be interested in, indicating your preference for pre or post convention. Click here to view.

Famils will be offered free to Full Writer Members, other members will be offered spaces on the famils on a space available basis at a special industry rate.

The full famil program details will be provided when bookings open in April.

 

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking. Payment accepted by Visa or MasterCard only. Full payment is required no later than 7 July 2017. No refunds will be issued after 15 June 2017. Bookings will close on 7 July, 2017.

Details

Start:
August 18 @ 11:00 am
End:
August 20 @ 10:00 am
Cost:
$250.00 - $650.00
Event Category:

Venue

Novotel Twin Waters Resort
270 Ocean Drive
Twin Waters, QLD 4564 Australia
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Website:
http://www.novoteltwinwatersresort.com.au/

Tickets

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CON17P-DINNER$250.00Partner - Welcome Event and Awards Dinner Only

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299 available
CON17PR-DINNER$325.00PR - Welcome Event and Awards Dinner Only

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CON17W-DINNER$250.00Writer - Welcome Event & Awards Dinner only

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CON17P$300.00Partner Ticket

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CON17PRFP$650.00PR Full Payment

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CON17PRF$325.00PR Final Payment

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CON17PRD$325.00PR Deposit

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CON17WFP$500.00Writer Full Payment

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CON17WF$250.00Writer Final Payment

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CON17WD$250.00Writer Deposit

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