Events

Tassie Specialist Conference

Since 2013, Tourism Tasmania has hosted qualified Tassie specialists on an exciting, all-inclusive two-day weekend conference in Hobart.

This annual conference gives engaged Tasmanian travel sellers the opportunity to further their knowledge of Tasmania to better sell the destination.

The program includes guest speaker sessions, a trade workshop with Tasmanian operators and a chance to participate in one of five famil programs.

Dates for the 2017 Tassie Specialist Conference TBC.  

Conference program

Details of our now past 2016 conference program are here for your interest.

What others have to say

See what some of our attendees had to say about our 2015 conference:

"A great place  to network with suppliers and fellow specialists. Had a fabulous time and learned a great  deal. Tassie is one of my favourite  destinations and the more I know about it, the more I can sell".

Josie Hanney, Goldman Travel Corporation.

"A big  "Thank You" to Tourism Tasmania for inviting me on the 2015 Tassie  Specialist Conference. I can now sell Tassie in confidence. I have learned so much on events, places to  stay, places to visit and especially places to dine. Well done and I would  highly recommend agents complete the Tassie Specialist training so they too  can experience this wonderful state".

Cathy Moir, TravelManagers.

"If you're not  a Tassie Specialist then you are doing yourself and your clients a disservice.  Grab the opportunity to be part of the Tassie Specialist Conference as everyone  wins: You will be thankful for the fun and increased knowledge (especially if  you get on a famil), your clients will be thankful that you encouraged them to  spend some time in Tassie, and Tasmania will be thankful for the increased  trade".

Andrew Sullivan, The Don't Forget Travel Group

More information

If you want to find out more about our conference, we suggest you read Succumb to Tas-Mania! [PDF 870KB] by Brett Kappler, Junior Travel Consultant at Sean Simmons Travel, about his experience of our 2015 conference.

Remember, to be eligible to attend the conference you must be a registered travel consultant and have successfully completed our online training modules.

For more information on Tourism Tasmania's Tassie Specialist Conference email trade@tourism.tas.gov.au

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Images from top: Group famil; Freycinet Peninsula; conference workshop; Tasman Peninsula; Cradle Mountain; Bruny Island

Image credits: Group famil and conference workshop - Hayley Williamson