Conference venue and host city

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC)

ACORN International Conference 2022 will take place at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) located in the heart of Broadbeach, just 500 metres to the beach and walking distance to thousands of accomodation options, GCCEC is Australia's largest regional convention centre. 

GCCEC is proud of its reputation as a world-leader in sustainable meetings and events. The team is firmly committed to the continued cultivation of environmental and social stewardship.

Since the Centre opened in 2004, GCCEC has strongly supported eco-friendly practices, both operationally and in design. For the past 10 years, GCCEC has aligned its practices with EarthCheck, the world's most recognised and largest environmental management program for the travel and tourism industries,

Click here to read more about the GCCEC

ICC Sydney

Gold Coast

Cool hipster baristas, a pop-up restaurant on every corner, and trendy eat street markets under cascades of fairy lights....If you haven't been to the Gold Coast in the past couple of years, you'd hardly recognise us now.

Beyond our stunning sun-kissed beaches and hinterland hideaways, the Gold Coast has evolved inot a city buzzing with sophistication and culture. We can offer you breathtaking coastal and hinterland scenery, hidden gems among seaside streets and action-packed attractions. The kinds of unforgettable experiences that will etch rich, exciting and inspiring memories, to last long after the buzz of your visit is over.

With our welcoming energy that's as contagious as our cheeky smiles, we're a vibrant new haven for foodies. We've got your every style covered. You can dine in five-star luxe or delight in a generous plate from one of our international food trucks at an urban street food market. And we'd hate to see you thirsty - we've got spectacular wineries adn distilleries aplenty, as well as cold local craft beers. Bottoms up.

Shop you a storm at the recently revitalised Pacific Fair Shopping Centre - we've got all your fave international designers at the one world-class retail location, putting our city firmly on the fashion map.

You can watch world-class shows performed at funky new venues across the coast or kick back on a picnic rug and roll with the naturally chilled vibe as the sun sets on the beautiful Burleigh Heads.

And don't keep all the fun to yourself. Our stunning climate and action-packed activities make this city a place your family will love too. They can learn to surf with one of our saltiest local experts and take home a skill that's better than any souvenir.

Whatever experience you are craving, there's no need to choose. You can have it all here at the Gold Coast, and we've saved you a seat.

For further information please visit Destination Gold Coast