Port Stephens Beachside Holiday Parks EOI for winter packages.
Interested DPS members are invited to take part in Winter 2019 Marketing and Promotion activity packages with the Beachside Holiday Parks. These Winter packages could include your activities, services, and restaurant experiences etc. Full details CLICK HERE.
Horizons Golf Resort to host the 2019 FootGolf Asia Cup in November 2019
Congratulations to FootGolf Australia and to Horizons Golf Resort on the successful bid to host the FootGolf Asia Cup 2019 in Port Stephens. The event will be held from the 18th -22nd November 2019 at Horizons Golf Resort and will attract players from over 10 countries including China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand and India.
FootGolf is a growing sport globally and this event is a great opportunity to showcase Horizons Golf Resort and Port Stephens internationally. There will be opportunities for the broader community including clinics run by top players from the region. For more information horizons.com.au/footgolf
Love Sea Food secures $20,000 in funding
Destination Port Stephens was delighted with the announcement on Thursday, 28th February that our application was successful and that Love Sea Food 2019 would receive $20,000 in funding from the NSW Government under Round 2 of the Flagship Event Fund The month-long calendar of events, being held in August 2019, has been designed to showcase the quality, freshness and provenance of the region’s amazing seafood. Building on the success of Love Sea Food in 2018, the funding will be invested to promote Love Sea Food with the aim to increase visitation to Port Stephens during the traditional low season.
Destination Network – Meetings and Events Australia Diploma of Event Management Scholarships
Applications are now open for people based in regional NSW to undertake a Diploma of Event Management via Meetings and Events Australia (MEA). There are six scholarships available, one per each Destination Network in NSW.
The Diploma of Event Management has been designed specifically to accommodate study by distance learning for people already working in the events industry in regional NSW. It is recommended that you read through the terms and conditions prior to applying.
Applications for the Regional Scholarships Program close on 24 March 2019. All of the information can be found on the website via the link www.meetinnsw.com.au/scholarships
Free Business Connect Event in Medowie on 13th March.
The Hunter Business Chamber in partnership with the Tomaree Business Chamber will host a free Business Connect Event at Pacific Dunes on Wednesday, 13th March 2019.
Topic: The Future of the Newcastle Airport
Speakers: Stephen Crowe, Executive Manager Corporate Affairs of the Newcastle Airport and Leah Anderson, President of the Tomaree Business Chamber
Date: 13th March, 2019
Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm till 7.30pm
Venue: The Greenhouse Eatery, Pacific Dunes, Huntingdale Place, Medowie
Booking Link: http://bit.ly/HBC1303
WHAT’S ON – March & April 2019
Keep up to date with events in Port Stephens. www.portstephens.org.au/events
Beach Water Polo Fours at Little Beach – 16th – 17th March, 2019. Beach Water Polo is a new and exciting concept that is hitting the shores of Australia. A fun day with plenty of in and out of the water activities. Read more.
2019 Australia Open FootGolf Series – 14 stages of the world tour are in Australia with four being held at Horizons Golf Resort and the first for Horizons on Sunday 10th March. Read more.
Trailer Boat Fishing Tournament – 5th to 7th April, 2019. Over 1000 anglers and 400 boats will descend on Port Stephens for one of the largest, family friendly, fishing tournaments in Australia. Read more.
Rock on the River – 6th April, 2019. A night of fun and entertainment all the while helping raise funds for Camp Quality to support children impacted by cancer and their families. Read more.
Sail Port Stephens – The annual yachting regatta held in Port Stephens. 8th – 14th April, 2019. Take a sneak peek. CLICK HERE. *footage is approved to use in your digital and social platforms.
Save the date – June Long Weekend. The Blue Water Country Music Festival is bringing the country to the coast from the 8th – 10th June, 2019.