Daydream Island recently welcomed an influential conferencing group.

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) held its 25th annual staff conference at Daydream Island Resort & Spa and used the conference to continue the education of members and development of innovative thinking in attracting events to Australia.

Daydream Island chief executive officer Scott Wilkinson said that Daydream was delighted in conjunction with Whitsundays Marketing and Development Limited to see such influential conferencing specialists in the region.

“Conferencing is very important to this region and we’re pleased anytime we get to showcase Daydream to a group of influential conferencing professionals,” Mr Wilkinson said.

“The recognition that Daydream and the Whitsundays has in the MICE market is growing and with it the level of enquiry and well-deserved reputation for holding events which are second to none.”

Daydream Island’s business development manager, Karen Maher, said that Daydream’s profile, stunning location and the ability to be flexible and provide a personalised intimate service had resonated with event organisers and company executives.

“We have been delighted by the calibre of companies coming to Daydream and the positive feedback they’re providing,” Ms Maher said.

“We are capable of constructing any special requirements, such as specific staging and lighting designs, and providing specially themed events to suit.

“If it’s action you’re after choose from activities including jet skiing, parasailing, reef fishing, tennis, volleyball and scuba diving. There’s also a 19-hole mini golf course.”

The four-and-a-half star resort offers 296 well-appointed rooms, comprehensive conference facilities including five individual conference rooms which are all complemented by sparkling bays, secluded beaches and an array of pampering treatments or adventurous activities that combine to stimulate and inspire delegates.

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