GEA Annual Gala Dinner and Industry Awards October 10, 2019

6:30pm Thursday, 10 October 2019
11:00pm Thursday, 10 October 2019
Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre (GECC)
58 Goondoon Street
Gladstone, Queensland 4680

The 2019 GEA Gala Dinner and Industry Awards night is your opportunity to rub shoulders and network with the movers and shakers in Central Queensland’s resources and construction industries. The evening includes live entertainment by local Gladstone band 7 Whales In Moscow, a fabulous three course meal and a drinks package.

Tickets cost $165 per person, or $1600 for a table of 10. 


On the night we will also recognise leaders in CQ industry with the presentation of our prestigious Industry Awards:

-          The Forty Calis Memorial Award recognises entrepreneurial achievement among individuals and companies that demonstrate vision, leadership and success in the engineering and support sector. 

-          The Wayne Peachey Memorial Award will be presented to an outstanding individual who has demonstrated the attributes of quality, tenacity and perseverance, that makes them a role model for “quality comes first” in their sector.

-          The Hall of Fame Award recognises an individual who not only has an established record of achievement in CQ industry, but has also significantly contributed to our community. Past recipients include Cyril Golding and Bob McCosker.


Nominations for the awards are now open - to nominate a colleague, yourself or a business click here.

The 2019 Gala Dinner and Industry Awards Night is proudly supported by Masters Surveying.



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Additional Information

A welcome: The GEA would like to welcome you to this year's Gala Dinner and Industry Awards Night. Click here for a welcome from our GM, Chantale Lane.

Who attends: The GEA's Gala Dinner and Industry Awards Night is attended by CEOs, Managing Directors and Business Executives from Central Queensland and Australia wide. The evening recognises local industry leaders and their achievements within the Gladstone Region resource industry supply chain. Click here for the 2018 post-Major Industry Conference and Gala Dinner and Awards Night report.

Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities: Conference and Gala Dinner and Industry Awards Night sponsorship identifies your company as an industry leader, and provides a powerful opportunity to increase your brand's visibility through exclusive exhibitor space privileges at the event, and inclusion in conference multi-media marketing. For a sponsorship prospectus click here.

Venue Details: Both the GEA's 2019 Major Industry Conference and Gala Dinner and Awards Night will be held at Central Queensland's premier venue, the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre (GECC). For more details about the GECC click here.


Accomodation Specials: The GEA Major Industry Conference accomodation partner is the Central Apartment Group. The Central Apartment Group have three venues in Gladstone; Gladstone Central Plaza, Curtis Central Apartments and Gladstone City Central. Conference delegates and Gala Dinner and Awards Night attendees can use the promotional code GEA19 to receive a 5% discount off their booking. Bookings can be made via the Central Apartment Group website. Mecure Gladstone are offering conference delegates a 10% discount. Please ring Mecure directly on (07) 4979 8200, and advise you are attending the conference, to make your booking and secure this discount. 

Things to do and see in Gladstone: Begin your regional experience by venturing up one of our prominent lookouts at Auckland Hill or Round Hill, both offer 360 degree panoramic views of the City, Harbour, Islands and the magnificent Mount Larcom, the landmark that drew Lieutenant Matthew Flinders into our Harbour. The shimmering water of Gladstone Harbour, and its surrounding marina parklands, and the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef - so come on, be surprised! Click here for more information on the Gladstone Region.




















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