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Join us on Tuesday 29 September as we celebrate innovation in tourism at the 2015 QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism Awards.

The QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism recognises micro to medium tourism businesses in Queensland that have introduced an innovative product, service or process.

On Tuesday 29 September - World Tourism Day 2015 - QTIC will celebrate Queensland's micro and small to medium sized tourism businesses proudly participating in this year's innovation program. Read more about the 2014 Prize recipients and 2013 Prize recipients.

In addition, QTIC is taking the opportunity to recognise all those involved in this year's Young Professionals Mentoring Program 2015.

Keynote Speaker

Maha Sinnathamy, visionary and Chairman of Greater Springfield

From humble beginnings in Malaysia, Maha Sinnathamby is known as the visionary behind the multi-award winning master planned city, Greater SpringfieldIn 2015 Newscorp declared Maha to be one of Queensland’s 50 Top Thinkers of all time. Maha is celebrated for challenging the community building paradigm by creating a sustainable, truly master-planned city.

He devoutly believes that education is the currency of the future and this is reflected in Greater Springfield where 46 per cent of the population of 30,000 is in formal learning. (The highest ratio in Australia) Considered a building block of the nation Greater Springfield continues to enjoy government support at all levels.  While the development has so far attracted more than $11 billion in both public and private investment, Maha says that it is only when you chase success first that money will follow.

Event Details

7.00am for 7.15am – 9.00am, Tuesday 29 September 2015

Guests will experience breakfast seated on the Queensland Terrace, overlooking the Brisbane River and city skyline

LOCATION: Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank


Members $55 / Non-Members $80

NOTE: To buy tickets you must be logged into the QTIC website. You can request a new password or create a new account.

For more information on the event please contact Katie Driml or Alanna Mahlakolisane on (07) 3236 1445 or email or


Master of Ceremonies

Dean Miller - Host of Queensland Weekender 





Lucky Door Prize

Each guest will have the opportunity to enter the Lucky Door Prize competition, Donated by Tangalooma Island Resort.  

The winner will receive:

  • one nights' accommodation in Tangalooma's Hotel Room,
  • Return Launch Transfer from Brisbane,
  • Dolphin Feeding Experience 
  • Buffet breakfast daily in Tursiops Restaurant

Don't miss your chance, DONT FORGET YOUR BUSINESS CARD!


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