Roadshow Events

VTIC has been spreading the Tourism is Victoria’s Business message across Victoria with a series of events.


VTIC invited local members to the first Election Campaign Event at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat on Monday 18 June. Members were given the opportunity to hear about VTIC’s campaign, Tourism is Victoria’s Business, and engage in discussion around important local priorities.


Bendigo’s VTIC members came together on Wednesday 22 August at Rocks on Rosalind, Bendigo for a stakeholder dinner. In-depth discussions were had on VTIC’s campaign and how the local Bendigo region can leverage the work of VTIC.


Following the September Gippsland Tourism Forum, VTIC held an Election Campaign Event on Tuesday 11 September at Lardner Park, Lardner. The Hon. John Eren MP, Minister for Tourism & Major Events provided an update on the strong success of tourism in Victoria.


On Thursday 11 October VTIC held the final Election Campaign Event of the year, at Eureaka 89 with many members and stakeholders in attendance. Minister for Tourism & Major Events, The Hon. John Eren MP addressed the group, highlighting the achievements of the Andrews’ Government over the past four years.


The Hon. Heidi Victoria MP, Shadow Minister for Tourism & Major Events joined VTIC members on Monday 13 August at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Shadow Minister shared the Opposition’s vision and key priorities for Victoria’s Visitor Economy.

Great Ocean Road

VTIC held a stakeholder dinner at Lady Bay Resort, Warrnambool on Monday 3 September providing key engagement with local business and government leaders. Key projects in the Great Ocean Road region were highlighted and discussed throughout the evening.

Geelong and the Bellarine

VTIC members, local businesses and representatives from tourism bodies and Councils in the Geelong region came together on Tuesday 4 September at Novotel Geelong. VTIC highlighted the key aspects to the Tourism is Victoria’s Business campaign and provided an update on VTIC’s achievements in this year’s State Budget as a result of our advocacy efforts.


VTIC members were invited to a stakeholder dinner at Seppelt Winery on Tuesday 25 September. The group enjoyed in-depth discussion on tourism in the local area, with the passion of operators evident.

Phillip Island

VTIC held a stakeholder dinner with members and local representatives on Tuesday 9 October at Silverwater Resort. Shadow Minister for Tourism & Major Events, The Hon. Heidi Victoria MP spoke to the group on the importance of tourism and the Opposition’s commitment to tourism and events.