1000 Mile Travel Group announces inaugural Australian Symposium

1000 Mile Travel Group announces inaugural Australian Symposium
Edited by Travel Weekly


    1000 Mile Travel Group (1000MTG) has announced its inaugural Australian Symposium, an event poised to bring together a cohort of travel advisors and staff from across the nation.

    Hosted at the Dorsett Hotel in Melbourne on 12 December 2023, the Symposium is set to foster growth and productivity in travel businesses.

    Ben Ross, CEO and co-founder said he was thrilled to gather industry folks for 1000MTG’s first-ever Symposium.

    “This event is a testament to our commitment to providing our travel advisors with the tools and knowledge they need to excel in their businesses,” Ross said.

    The highlight of the day will be a professional development workshop led by Chelsea Cunningham, a brand marketing expert specialising in brand narrative and storytelling. Cunningham’s workshop will delve into the power of social media and brand awareness, equipping travel advisors with the confidence and skills needed to navigate this dynamic space and drive business growth.

    Aside from the workshop, the Symposium agenda is packed with engaging sessions. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear insights from 1000MTG founders, Ben Ross and Nicola Veltman, and participate in break-out sessions offering practical tips and advice on business growth and success, a Q&A panel session featuring knowledgeable fellow experts, and updates from key suppliers and partners in the travel industry.

    1000MTG at Royce Hotel Melbourne

    Lauren Gray, 1000MTG general manager Australia stated: “The Symposium offers a unique opportunity for travel advisors to connect and network with fellow business owners, key suppliers, and the 1000MTG head office team. It promises to be a day of learning, collaboration, and celebration, marking a new date in the 1000MTG calendar and an event not to be missed.”

    The Symposium has been made possible thanks to the generous support of esteemed travel industry partners, including gold sponsors Expedia TAAP and Singapore Airlines, and silver sponsor, Virgin Australia. Designer Journey’s, the cocktail hour sponsor, adds a touch of elegance to the event with their dedication to creating bespoke travel experiences while the Dorsett Melbourne, the host venue sponsor, provides the perfect backdrop for this milestone event with its blend of sophistication and modern comfort.

    Nicola Veltman, CEO and co-founder of 1000MTG, expressed gratitude for the support of their sponsors.

    “Their commitment enables us to create an unparalleled experience for our travel advisors,” she said.

    Overall, the inaugural 1000MTG Australian Symposium promises to be a day filled with innovation, networking, and growth, setting a new standard for travel industry events in the country while offering an exceptional new professional development opportunity to 1000MTG travel advisors.

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