The DW Team
Destination Wollongong operates as the tourism arm of Wollongong City Council. Our mission is to make Wollongong the destination to live, work and play, one of our key business pillars being Conferences and Events.
We know this city intimately and can help you navigate it flawlessly. We will ensure you have access to the best of everything, from accommodation, to dining options, unique activities, world class facilities and services second to none. All within an hour of Australia’s largest city - Sydney.
Destination Wollongong is proud to promote the business community of Wollongong and invites you to immerse yourself in the information contained in this guide. It will pinpoint all the options available and illustrate how we can then help you tailor a package to suit your numbers, timeline and budget.
Destination Wollongong are leaders in the field, with a proud tradition built on thirty years of tourism activity in the area.
We are a multi-skilled group of tourism marketing professionals with dedication, commitment and purpose, operating on a budget that is primarily funded by Wollongong City Council and augmented by State and Federal Governments for specific marketing campaigns.
Our Corporate Values:
Resourcefulness: our ‘can do’ attitude makes us highly adaptable and able to respond to changing circumstances.
Enthusiasm: we love what we do!
Innovate not imitate: we have the nous to make a difference; we challenge traditional thinking and look beyond the obvious.
Collaboration: we achieve through teamwork. We work with our stakeholders to strengthen the brand appeal of Wollongong.
Integrity: we represent with honesty the compelling, quality and authentic experiences of our destination
How we can help you:
- Coordination of quotes for venues, accommodation and local service providers
- Coordination and hosting of familiarisations throughout the Illawarra region
- Assistance with bid preparation and marketing collateral
- Destination and venue knowledge
- Contacts for team building and delegate activities
- Liaising with Wollongong City Council staff and departments
- Promotion through Social Media
- Event support including contacts, scheduling and positioning
We look forward to sharing the excitement with you as we work collaboratively to create truly memorable events in this stunning, convenient and cost-effective location!