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Sport, Special Interest & Major Events

Event Support

Sport, Special Interest & Major Events

Northern Tasmania has a network of amazing roads, parks, rivers, and sports grounds, the makings of a unique destination to host a wide variety of events. Together with the Tasmanian Government’s established and efficient security, transport, technology and accommodation systems, we have a solid reputation as a state that regularly, successfully and reliably delivers major national and international events. Launceston is also the proud home to national teams in Australian rules football, basketball and netball.

Cycling, running, canoeing, sailing, mountain biking on world-class trails, you name it; If you are looking for the next host destination for your event, we would be delighted to show you what Northern Tasmania has to offer.

We provide event organisers with the following services:


  • Bid document preparation & presentation.
  • Suitable venues and unique event concepts to ‘wow’ event attendees.
  • Organise and host site visits for key national decision makers.
  • Securing support from key industry leaders.


  • Accommodation to suit varying styles and budgets.
  • Pre and post-event travel itineraries.
  • Partnerships with car hire, coach hire, and other transfers within Tasmania.


  • Marketing activities to promote event attendance.
  • Access to the VNT brand assets via our Media Hub.
  • Dedicated event landing page on www.visitnortherntasmania.com.au.
  • Event participant discounts in Northern Tasmanian tourism experiences, transport, accommodation, cafés and eateries, Free city loop Tiger Bus
  • We encourage events to list on the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) for exposure on travel websites around Australia including Discover Tasmania and Visit Northern Tasmania.

Partner Organisations

Visit Northern Tasmania works in close partnership with local, state and national organisations.

Business Events Tasmania - (BET) is the peak organisation for the business events sector in Tasmania.
BET is a convention bureau – a not for profit, sales and marketing organisation, whose primary role is to market the destination’s business event credentials nationally and internationally and work with event planners to bring their event into the destination.

Business Events Tasmania Launceston Video

Conference & Business Events Planners Guide to Tasmania

City of Launceston
- Conference, convention and championship incentives are available to encourage associations, corporate organisations and local/state government to host their conferences, conventions or championships within the Launceston municipality during the tourism off-peak and shoulder seasons.

Meeting and Events Australia
- MEA is a national, independent not for profit organisation dedicated to servicing the needs of the meetings & events industry and promoting professionalism and excellence in all aspects of meetings and event management. It also promotes the value and effectiveness of meetings and events as an important high-yield sector of business travel and tourism.

Contact Visit Northern Tasmania

Phone: 03 6380 6099

Email: fiona@visitnorthtas.org.au

Post: PO Box 582, Launceston, TAS, 7250