SPICE Issue 92 Autumn 2021

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Venues Flames of the Forest Port Douglas, QLD Hidden deep in the heart of the oldest rainforest on earth, yet only 10 minutes from Port Douglas, Flames of the Forest is a private event haven for those seeking exclusivity, privacy, no noise restrictions and the opportunity for delegates to digitally detox and be present in the moment. An organiser’s dream, Flames of the Forest takes the hard work out of planning the ultimate dinner event, providing coach transfers, a selection of sumptuous menus, entertainment and an inbuilt wet weather back up. flamesoftheforest.com.au

QLD Southport Sharks Musgrave Ave & Olsen Ave, Southport QLD Nestled between the ocean and the hinterland, Southport Sharks is one of the Gold Coast’s most extensive entertainment and event facilities. The dedicated events centre can cater to a variety of business events, across its seven flexible meeting, conference and break-out spaces. The venue is also complimented by a 120-room Mantra hotel with 24-hour reception and undercover parking, while the 200-capacity Aviary Rooftop Bar is a popular spot for soaking up iconic skyline views. southportsharks.com.au

QT Gold Coast 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD For events at QT Gold Coast, the motto is ‘meet with style and forget the bored room’. Planners can choose from 14 different spaces, including the ballroom, meeting rooms with sweeping views of Surfers Paradise beach or QT’s new outdoor bar The Green. Each event is made unique with a touch of QT’s signature quirk, matched with premium food and beverages and a high level of service. When the event comes to a close, guests can retire to one of the 297 designer accommodation rooms on offer at the hotel. qthotels.com/gold-coast

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