Exploring Mountain Tourism

 Alpine Industry Conference

Vibe Marysville, 7-8 May 2020

 

Please note:

With the current COVID-19 restrictions in place, the conference has been cancelled.

 

The Alpine Industry Conference - 'Exploring Mountain Tourism', scheduled for May 7-8 2020, has unfortunately been cancelled due to concerns about the current spread of the new Coronavirus causing COVID-19. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, and hope for your understanding.

If you had already purchased a ticket through Eventbrite we are issuing full refunds and you'll receive an email within the next 1-2 days to confirm your refund has been issued.

 

 

Conference program

Panel Session 1 - panellists & facilitator

 

Travelling to Marysville via the Black Spur - road closure details

The ARCC will be hosting an industry conference at The Vibe in Marysville over Thursday 7 and Friday 8 May 2020 for all those who have a keen interest in the alpine industry. The theme for the conference is ‘Exploring Mountain Tourism’.

The Conference brings together government and partner agencies, researchers, on and off mountain businesses, local government, tourism bodies and the private sector to provide participants with valuable and relevant information to assist with planning and strategic decision-making.

The conference will feature 3 facilitated panel sessions that will broach major issues facing the Victorian alpine industry including visitor needs, travel research, tourism opportunities and mountain operations in Victoria.

Panel Sessions

The conference will feature 3 facilitated panel sessions that will broach major issues facing the Victorian alpine industry including visitor needs, travel research, tourism opportunities and mountain operations in Victoria. 

Session 1: ‘Accommodation and Visitor Trends’

Session 2: ‘Biodiversity & Attraction of the Alpine Natural Landscape’

Session 3: ‘Mountain Operations and Visitor Experience’ 

Panelists and speakers will be announced shortly.

 

Dinner Guest Speaker

​Dr Alan Finkel AO - Australia’s Chief Scientist

 

 

Guest Speakers 

 

Felicia Mariani - Chief Executive, Victorian Tourism Industry Council 

 

 

Kylie White - Deputy Secretary, Environment & Climate Change, DELWP

 

Registrations are now OPEN!

Click here to register.

Conference registrations and accommodation bookings close on Thursday 23 April

2020 (accommodation at the Vibe is limited).