DestinationQ 2021

Targeted events are hosted, as part of the DestinationQ partnership, to enable tourism businesses, government and industry to connect, collaborate and work together to strengthen the Queensland tourism industry.

DestinationQ Forum

The annual DestinationQ Forum is Queensland’s leading tourism industry event, bringing government and industry leaders together to consider the future of the industry, discuss key tourism and events issues and priorities to ensure Queensland remains competitive as a destination.

The 2021 DestinationQ Forum will be held in Brisbane on Thursday 11 November. The full day forum is expected to welcome up to 500 tourism and event industry leaders from across the state, and will include a 1.5-hour post-Forum networking event.

Theme: Looking forward to the Future of Tourism

The program will include up to 5 sessions supporting the conference theme, and will include topics* such as:

  • Forward trends in Tourism
  • Authentic and Transformational Experiences
  • Our Restart: Delivering on the Promise
  • Recognising the Opportunity of the Olympics and Paralympics 2032
  • Action Plan for Tourism Recovery

* Please note topics are subject to change.

Registrations are now open to attend the 2021 DestinationQ Forum.

The DestinationQ partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland, the Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport, and the Queensland Tourism Industry Council is the embodiment of a long-term commitment to focus on growing Queensland’s visitor economy as a leisure, business and education related destination.

The DestinationQ partnership facilitates ongoing engagement and collaboration between the tourism industry and government to identify and deliver on key tourism priorities including increasing tourism industry capability, driving visitor growth and jobs, empowering destinations to plan for the future, and encouraging investment in new tourism experiences.

Events sponsors

The 2021 DestinationQ Forum has been sponsored by the following partners:

Silver partners


multiplex logoMultiplex is a premier global construction company with offices in Australia, UK, Middle East and Canada.

Backed by Brookfield Asset Management, it was established in Australia in 1962, and has delivered more than 1000 projects around the world, with a combined value in excess of US$80 billion.

Multiplex has expertise across the residential, health, retail, commercial, tourism, education, engineering and infrastructure sectors, and as a group has earned over 700 industry awards.

It is known for its collaborative approach and maintaining a shared focus on clients’ goals. Its global workforce shares knowledge and applies international best practice across all projects.

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