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Big Stick Adventures
Big Stick Adventures specialises in
team building and incentive experiences,
offering five star packages that redefine
through challenging, energising and
indulgent activities. Whether it’s learning
to surf or walking through World Heritage-
listed rainforest; a massage on the beach
or an outright, adrenalin rush, Big Stick
Adventures can help delegates discover the
Gold Coast.
Sea Temple
The $850m Sea Temple project was
completed in February this year and features
modern apartments including a sub-
penthouse collection and a record setting
super penthouse. Set on the beach front
of Surfers Paradise, Sea Temple offers an
exclusive and personal shopping experience,
equipped with a $100m retail precinct
offering designer labels and a variety of
other products. Located in the centre of
the multimillion dollar Surfers Paradise
Foreshore redevelopment, Sea Temple Surfers
Paradise has been fashioned with style and
sophisticated luxury in mind. The 77-level
Soul tower is made up of two and three
bedroom apartments; with every apartment
boasting uninterrupted ocean views.
QT Gold Coast
Last year marked a new beginning for The
Gold Coast International as it transformed
into QT Gold Coast, the first designer hotel in
the QT Hotel range launching Australia wide.
After years of preparation and six months of
extensive renovations, the refurbishment of
Tamborine Rainforest skywalk
Up to 500 delegates can enjoy the
tranquil golf course surrounds within
minutes drive of Gold Coast surfing
beaches, nightlife, shopping centres, major
sports venues, the casino and the Gold
Coast Conference and Exhibition Centre.
The resort is about an hour from Brisbane
Airport and 25 minutes from Gold Coast
Airport. Group transfers can be arranged.
The 4.5 star resort has 280 guest rooms
in three styles. All rooms have ensuite
bathrooms and either private balconies or
courtyards. In-room facilities include free
internet access, work desks, direct dial
phones, air-conditioning, mini bars and
room service.
There are 10 versatile conference
rooms and two outdoor venues. All meeting
venues have natural light and breakout
areas. Complimentary internet access is
available throughout the conference and
accommodation rooms.
This resort’s facilities give conference
organisers a captive audience and a number
of options for team building and themed
events. Planners may choose from a variety
of locations including the pillarless ballroom.
Poolside barbecues are popular.
The dedicated onsite team makes
conference planning and delivery easy as
the client has one point of contact from pre
to post conference. Audio visual and creative
styling partners Staging Connections offers
integrated technology, technical advice, and
imaginative solutions for meetings and events.
Specialist services include high-tech paging
communications and doorcard digital signage.
Catering is an essential part of a successful
conference. The food and beverage team at
Radisson Resort caters for all tastes and dietary
requirements and can provide outstanding
themed events. Chelos at Radisson restaurant
and bar offers a la carte and buffet dining,
while The Rex Lounge is an ideal after
party venue.
Radisson Resort Gold Coast is a
favourite with conference planners.
The resort recently won the
Queensland Meeting and Events
Australia (MEA) best venue for under
delegates award for the third
time and a TripAdvisor Certificate
of Excellence. It holds a host of
awards for outstanding service and
corporate social responsibility.
Delegates can mix business with pleasure
at Radisson Resort. Onsite facilities include
day and night tennis courts, a fitness
centre, a day spa, five partner golf courses
and two swimming pools. The palm
fringed Oasis swimming pool and deck
gives event planners a spectacular setting
for team building and dining.
The conference and events team can also
arrange memorable offsite experiences. A
shuttle bus service makes it easy to transfer
groups to local places of interest.
Companies holding a pre-Christmas
conference can take advantage of special
prices and complimentary welcome drinks.
Radisson Resort Gold Coast is part of the
international Carlson Rezidor group.
The Peacock Room at Radisson Resort Gold Coast
a Gold Coast favourite
GCI by owners AHL (Amalgamated Holdings
Limited) unveiled the new QT Hotel brand
within Australia. QT Gold Coast also houses
three new venues. Stingray Lounge boasts an
extensive mixologist crafted cocktail list, a
Californian meets Mexican tasting menu, and
international resident DJs. Upstairs the Bazaar
restaurant offers an interactive marketplace
style concept from award winning chef
George Francisco. A more casual haven, Fixx
offers treats and beverages for an on-the-
go breakfast snack, freshly baked muffins,
pastries, picnic hampers or simply a barista
made coffee from 7am daily.
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