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The Gold Coast is an events city!

Located in South-East Queensland, it is the sixth-largest city in Australia and is celebrated for its long sandy beaches, world famous surfing spots, sub-tropical climate and its welcoming city culture.

The Gold Coast prides itself on dreaming up big events and executing them flawlessly.

The successful staging of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is undisputed proof that the city has what it takes.

In the process of hosting the Games, the city gained a suite of legacy assets such as several world-class sporting venues; the largest soundstage in the southern hemisphere at Village Roadshow Studios; the new Home of the Arts (HOTA) Outdoor Stage and an extension of the city’s Light-Rail service, connecting to the existing Heavy Rail.

The Gold Coast is a bustling metropolitan region, home to more than half a million people and is located 66 kms (41 mi) south of Brisbane on Australia’s east coast.  It has its own international airport and is only an hours drive from Brisbane International Airport.

Located at 28.0167° S, 153.4000° E, the city sits on 57 kms of pristine coastline and stretches out inland 50 kms west to easily accessible sub-tropical rainforests with breathtaking scenery.

Its temperate climate, receiving an average of 10 hours of 25˚C sunshine per day approx. 300 days per year, is especially beneficial for hosting major events and festivals with a reduced likelihood of adverse weather conditions.

The Gold Coast truly is the ultimate stage for your next major event.

Major Events Gold Coast respectfully acknowledges the Yugambeh People, the traditional owners of the land on which we work and deliver events, and pay our respects to their elders past and present, and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

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