WxNW Annual Regional Tourism Forum

Next date: Thursday, 22 June 2023 | 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM


The Tourism Regional Forum will be held at the Paranaple Convention Centre in Devonport, followed by our Cocktail Party at Market Square. It is always a great time to bring the industry together to connect, relax, celebrate and discuss the future of the region and state. This year we are holding the forum and cocktail event all in Devonport on the same day. We have a great selection of presenters at our Regional Tourism Forum including:


Tourism Industry Updates

  • Sarah Clark | Tourism Tasmania, CEO
  • Bernard Dwywer | T-Tline Company, CEO 
  • TBC | Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service
  • Kristy Malapa | Tourism Australia, Industry Relationships Manager


Accessible Tourism | Panel + Workshop 

  • Kristy Malapa | Tourism Australia, Specialising in Accessible Tourism 
  • Morwenna Collett | Consultant, Disability & Diversity 
  • Maddie Korn | Unconformity  

Keynote Presentation |' Why Tasmania?'

Jamie Durie 

Jamie Durie OAM is an international award-winning landscape designer, horticulturist, and 7 time Logie award-winning television presenter. He has authored 12 garden design titles and has spent over two decades shaping some of the world’s most beautiful outdoor spaces. A passionate environmentalist Jamie was awarded a Centenary Medal from The Prime Minister of Australia and a Medal of the Order of Australia for his services to the Australian Environment and charities. He also happens to be a savvy entrepreneur and investor, with a keen eye for opportunities that have the potential to make a positive impact on the environment and community.  

Jamie will be sharing with us his insights on ‘Why Tasmania?’ and will be discussing his journey from his early years to the pathway of where he is now. He will be sharing his vision for how his investment can help to create new opportunities for local businesses and communities and contribute in a positive way.

We are excited to welcome Jamie Durie and to hear about Why he chose Tasmania. 

This is an event not to be missed by anybody working in tourism, considering working in tourism or simply interested in tourism. Book your ticket today.

  • Cocktail Party + Forum: $85.00 (food and drinks included)
  • Cocktail Party Only: $65.00 (dinner and drinks included)
  • Forum Only: $25.00 (light refreshments included)



  • Thursday, 22 June 2023 | 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Add to Calendar

Fields marked as 'Required' must be completed

Email Address*(Required)

Enter your email address or your friend's email addresses all separated by commas.