Events Gippsland assists planners of major events with: 

  • Identifying suitable venues 
  • Advice on timing your event to coincide with what else is on in the region
  • Local Government support (permits, venues, traffic management, etc.)
  • Identifying suitable funding sources
  • Access to service providers, accommodation and tourism providers
  • Links to community groups and resources
  • Marketing and communications support 


A message from Destination Gippsland CEO, Terry Robinson

Destination Gippsland welcomes you to visit Gippsland when you hold your next event here.

We encourage you to experience the diverse nature-based experiences on offer that will complement your event.

Due to its proximity to Melbourne, Gippsland is well placed to service event organisers with a variety of venues, accommodation styles and significant world class sporting and recreational facilities.

Gippsland’s destination appeal is underpinned by its spectacular national parks showcasing alpine peaks and old growth forests including Croajingolong, Tarra Bulga and Mount Baw Baw. We have one of Australia’s biggest and most beautiful inland water ways – the Gippsland Lakes, pristine stretches of coastline including Ninety Mile Beach, along with other popular places to see wildlife such as Wilsons Promontory National Park and Phillip Island.

With engaging towns and villages scattered throughout the region, and emerging creative industries, the opportunities to explore are endless. Gippsland inspires adventure with swimming, fishing, camping, boating, cycling, and hiking along with a range of other activities. Local produce is abundant and celebrated regionally and internationally.

Gippsland’s natural beauty, outstanding experiences, and life changing moments inspire the world to visit. We invite your event to our region and look forward to you finding inspiration here.

Terry Robinson,

CEO, Destination Gippsland


Events Gippsland is the single voice for events in Gippsland and aims to reignite the events industry post floods, fire and pandemic. 

Events Gippsland is a collaborative partnership chaired by Destination Gippsland with representation from the Victorian State Government and Gippsland’s 6 local councils. 

Events Gippsland is underpinned by the Gippsland Regional Events Strategy 2020 – 2025 which identifies a road map that will position Gippsland to lead the way as a competitive regional and major events destination in Victoria and Australia. 

Events Gippsland is an endorsed working group of Destination Gippsland, the Regional Tourism Board and peak tourism organisation for the Gippsland region. Destination Gippsland’s role is to grow and serve the Gippsland tourism sector. 

For more information about Destination Gippsland, visit the industry website. 

For more information about visiting Gippsland, visit the consumer website.


Bordering Melbourne’s eastern fringe, Gippsland is an easy drive or train ride to a place of natural beauty. Offering unspoilt beaches, patchwork perfect hills, alpine forests and the signature experience of the Gippsland Lakes, the region makes the perfect backdrop for your next event.

Backed by a diverse range of state-of-the-art sporting precincts and stadiums, meeting and conference facilities, performing arts centres and scenic parks and reserves, Gippsland delivers facilities of city life with a distinctive country feel.

Gippsland offers a range of exciting group activities from whale and wildlife cruises, paddleboarding and surfing lessons, rides on a heritage train, bush walks and rail trails, cave tours and boutique wineries.

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