Networking Breakfast – October 2019

Event Details

Guest Speakers

Bob East

Chair, Tourism Australia

Bob East has more than 20 years’ experience in the tourism industry, most recently as CEO of the Mantra Group.

Bob was recently co-chair of the ASEAN summit for business and tourism and is currently on the federal government’s Brand Australia board.

Bob is the Chairman of Tourism Australia and prior to this was Chairman of Tourism Events Queensland. He is also the Chairman of Experience Co limited (ASX) operating in Australia and New Zealand with a fleet of aircraft, helicopters and marine vessels across major tourism hubs. Most recently Bob became the Chairman of Australia Venue co; operating over 150 hotels and venues throughout Australia.

Cameron Arnold

Chair, Destination North Coast

Cameron has an extensive career in the hospitality and tourism industry, having held senior management and executive positions in more than 30 hotel operations throughout Australasia.

Cameron has held numerous leadership roles for the industry in regional tourism over the past 10 years having been Chair of the regional tourism organisations for the North Coast of NSW for this length of time and recently being reappointed to the new Destination North Coast as its inaugural Chair.

Bradley Nardi

General Manager, Tweed Tourism Co

Brad is the General Manager of The Tweed Tourism Co. and responsible for overseeing and implementing operational activity. This includes all marketing and destination development programs, overseeing the operation of visitor information services, and ongoing stakeholder engagement.

Brad’s extensive tourism experience includes previously working as the Director of Tourism for Fraser Coast Tourism & Events, and having also worked for well-known tourism entities including Destination Gold Coast and Rydges Hotels and Resorts.

Tim Jack Adams

CEO GreenX7 | Wellness Thought Leader

Tim Jack Adams is a thought leader in the Wellness Industry and has created anoverarching framework for wellness that enables leaders, teams and organisations to thrive sustainably and move into their peak performance zone. He is the founder of GreenX7 which provides leading edge wellness solutions for Executives and Top Teams.

He is an industry consultant as part of Wellness Tourism Association. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, workshop facilitator and expert advisor on wellness for corporations in the Asia Pacific region.


Tourism is a major driver of the Kingscliff & District economy. As the region grows the significance and impact of tourism on our economy, community and social fabric will grow with it.

This distinguished and highly experienced panel of tourism experts represent national, state, regional and local tourism interests. They have each been asked to provide answers to the following questions:

  1. How will your organisation bring tourists to Kingscliff & District?
  2. How will you work with the other panellists to achieve this?

Additionally (time permitting)

Tweed Shire Council Update
Councillor James Owen


Pre-Purchase Entry

Please ensure payments are made 48 hours in advance of this event.


15 Oct 2019


6:45 am - 8:30 am


Salt Bar & Bistro


Salt Bar & Bistro
1 Bells Blvd, Kingscliff NSW 2487, Australia
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