Experience World Class Events

Experience Gold Coast curates an inspiring and diverse portfolio of events and delivers a whole-of-city strategic approach to major event acquisition, management, and delivery. 

Epic Events

As part of Experience Gold Coast, our events sector strives to position the Gold Coast as the Lifestyle Capital of Australia while continuing to build the city’s reputation as one of the most sought-after destinations to present, attend or participate in an event. 


With one of the most envied outdoor and active lifestyles in the world and a wealth of exceptional locations and venues, Experience Gold Coast has secured numerous domestic and international events for the Gold Coast, and delivered a portfolio of our own award-winning festivals.


Our passionate team of events specialists is proud to have built a diverse and vibrant annual calendar of world-class music, sporting, cultural and lifestyle events, which inject hundreds of millions of dollars into the Gold Coast economy, delight locals and attract interstate and international visitors in droves. 


Our team takes great pride in delivering professionally produced events year-round that offer people a front row seat to memorable experiences and showcase the city as the ultimate events destination. Multi-day festivals including Groundwater Country Music Festival, Blues on Broadbeach and Cooly Rocks are three of the major events we deliver annually. As part of our Event Partnerships Program, Experience Gold Coast also supports a suite of local, national, and international events including Gold Coast Marathon, SWELL Sculpture Festival, Gold Coast 500, and Pacific Airshow Gold Coast. 

Business Events

Experience’s Gold Coast’s business events team supports the visitor economy by positioning the city as a world-class meeting, incentive, conference and exhibition destination and attracting domestic and international business events to the Gold Coast. 


With world-class conferencing facilities and accommodation, incredible climate and coastal location, the Gold Coast remains unrivalled as a destination for exceptional business events. Investment in research and start-ups, health, science, sport, screen, marine and education is booming on the Gold Coast and we’re a city known for our entrepreneurial spirit and creative energy, where innovation and future-focused thinking thrive. This unique blend of business, culture, creativity and leisure is the essence of Gold Coast business events.


Our dedicated and experienced business events team guide and support event organisers through the bidding, planning and promotion process by sharing an in-depth knowledge of the business community, government, venues and specialist suppliers. We value collaboration, sustainability and inclusion and by providing obligation-free information on venues, accommodation, familiarisations, service providers, sample itineraries and on the ground support, Experience Gold Coast delivers a landmark conference experience that organisers, delegates and partners remember for all the right reasons. 

Funding and Partnerships

Experience Gold Coast welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with event organisers to support an inspiring and diverse portfolio of events for our city.  Our Event Partnerships Program offers funding for major events that attract national and international visitation and contribute to positioning the Gold Coast as one of the most sought-after destinations to present and attend an event. 


Experience Gold Coast acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region. 
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout Southeast Queensland.