Destination Byron Event Series

Destination Byron’s vision is… ‘ To create a forum to network, collaborate and educate on all matters Byron visitor economy related’.

We feel the best way to achieve this is by creating thoughtful and informative events throughout the year. Below is our draft event series which will no doubt change over time.

Be sure to sign up as a member (it’s free) to be informed of upcoming events.

Past Events

Byron Shire Hotel Demand Overview

This session will cover Byron Bay’s seasonal demand models and key findings from the hotel benchmark survey, including demand YOY, and overall occupancy, average rate and revPAR for hotels in the shire. STR will also present National and Regional trends
Date: early 2021
Venue: tba

Epic Combined Christmas Party

We simply couldn’t deny how successful last year’s epic collaborative Christmas party was.
As such, and in the spirit of collaboration, DESTINATION BYRON, BYRON BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, SOURDOUGH BUSINESS PATHWAYS, NORTHERN RIVERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION and FOUNDERS NORTHERN RIVERS have teamed up to host Byron Shire’s networking end-of-year event.
Date: 21 November 2019, 5 – 8pm
Venue: Byron Bay Brewery

Sustainability in Tourism Showcase

The Sustainability in Tourism Showcase will be a must‐attend event for anyone slightly interested in current and future sustainable initiatives within the tourism space. EarthCheck + many others
Date: Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Venue: Byron Community Centre

TECH MONTH: Digital Travel Trends

Presentation by industry expert exploring consumers pathway to book and travel trends they’re seeing globally.
Date: 19 July
Venue: Byron at Byron resort

Blockchain Technology in the Tourism Industry

Caleb Yeoh, CEO of Travel by Bit presents an engaging introduction to blockchain technology and the relevant applications in the tourism industry.
Date: 18 June
Venue: Elements of Byron

2019 Destination Byron Tourism Symposium

Destination Byron’s hallmark event brings industry professionals, local council and business operators to discuss and workshop the future of Northern Rivers Tourism.
Date: 7 June
Venue: Elements of Byron

Tourism Australia Update

Nick Henderson and Dominic Mehlin present Tourism Australia’s strategic direction and current campaigns.
Date: 24 May
Venue: Elements of Byron

The Power of Networking at Elements

Join us as we partner with Byron Chamber of Commerce on Thursday April 11, for a very special networking event.
Date: 11 April
Venue: Elements of Byron

Kitchen Table Discussion Workshop

Byron Shire Council wants to hear your thoughts on the future of tourism to help develop their new 10-year tourism plan.
Date: 29 March
Venue: Byron RSL