Friday, November 19th, 2010
Adelaide Convention Centre achieves Hat Trick at SA Tourism Awards

The Adelaide Convention Centre is the third-time winner of the Meetings and Business Tourism category of the South Australian Tourism Industry Awards, announced at the 2010 gala dinner at the Adelaide Convention Centre last night.

The third consecutive win also means the Adelaide Convention Centre has been inducted into the prestigious Hall of Fame. The venue will now contend for the national title for the third time at the Qantas National Tourism Awards being announced in Perth in March 2011.

Adelaide Convention Centre Chief Executive, Alec Gilbert, credits his team and their Gold Service, Green Attitude for the prestigious accolade.

“We offer world-class facilities and maintain exceptional standards, and the efforts of our dedicated staff ensure the consistent delivery of high quality events.

“Part of the superior product we provide is our commitment to environmental sustainability and we have numerous initiatives in place to reduce our carbon footprint to allow us to provide gold class service while being environmentally responsible,” he said.

By providing a first class tourism experience for business travellers the Adelaide Convention Centre continues to contribute to the broader tourism industry.

“With conference delegates convening at the Adelaide Convention Centre, millions of dollars are poured into hotels, restaurants, cafes and tourism operators throughout the state each year,” Mr Gilbert said.

“When you consider our outstanding levels of professionalism and service and our commitment to the environment, it’s no wonder that Adelaide is regarded as Australia’s convention city,” he added.

The Adelaide Convention Centre is consistently recognised for excellence, ranking among the world’s top convention centres. It has been the winner of AIPC International Innovation Award for Excellence in Convention Centre Management, as well as Meetings & Events Australia Awards for Best Meeting Venue and Corporate Social Responsibility.

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'Green' Commitment
The Adelaide Convention Centre is leading the nation with its commitment to sustainability and was the first centre in Australia to achieve Green Globe Silver Certification. Combining Gold Service with Green Attitude, Adelaide Convention Centre does everything in its power to make the centre, events, and even delegates, as eco-conscious as possible. It ensures the venue operates in the most environmentally responsible ways and offers a series of Sustainable Meeting events packages, as well as a number of carbon emission offset options for the organisers and delegates of functions large and small.

The multi award winning Adelaide Convention Centre enjoys a global reputation for excellence and is consistently ranked among the world's top convention centres – Winner AIPC International Innovation Award for Excellence in Convention Centre Management, Winner Qantas Australian Tourism Award for Meetings and Business Tourism and Winner Meetings & Events Australia Awards for Best Meeting Venue and Corporate Social Responsibility are just four of the recent accolades. This reputation is the result of superior product and world-class facilities, constant maintenance of exceptional standards and the efforts of dedicated staff ensure the superb conduct of every event held at the Centre.

Please see Adelaide Convention Centre’s website for more information:

Julia Loughlin
P: 08 8114 6166


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