Gain practical tips and learn from the experience of others.
The 2023 CPAQ Conference, proudly brought to you by Bunnings Trade, will leave you with plenty of ‘take homes’ allowing you to continue to improve your own business.
Our speaker program will include a broad range of topics from industry case studies through to updates and information on government legislation.
Over the course of the week there are several events as part of the CPAQ and National Conference along with some casual activities with park operators catching up in their free time.
When you book your ticket for the conference consider which of the following events you would like to attend.
On Sunday evening there are a small number of Queensland park operators that have advised they will be onsite and plan on catching up for dinner. If you wish to join this group, let a member of the CPAQ team know and we will connect you.
If you want to make the beginning of the CPAQ Conference program we kick off by 12:00 noon.
Afternoon tea will be held in our trade space where you can speak with our sponsors, suppliers of quality products and services to the caravan parks sector, and earn tickets for the conference raffle.
On Monday evening we will host our CPAQ Awards Dinner (7:00pm for a 7:30pm start), a chance to celebrate the winners of the 2023 CPAQ Awards over exceptional food, drinks and company.
The CPAQ Conference will kick off again at 8:30am Tuesday morning with another set of strong topics.
Morning tea and lunch will be held in our trade space so you can continue those important conversations you started on Monday.
After lunch we will close out the conference with some inspirational stories, ending with our exciting conference raffle.
There will be several Queensland park operators around on Tuesday evening offering great company for casual dinners in one of the many fantastic restaurants available at RACV Royal Pines Resort.
Start Wednesday with one of the great Masterclasses being held across the morning or by joining the Caravan Industry Association of Australia Golf Day.
The National Conference Trade Exhibition will open at midday allowing you to wander this space, speak to the suppliers in attendance, providing you the chance to ‘touch and feel’ their products.
At 3:30pm the first speaker for the National Conference will start, with some interest and engage speakers.
This conference opening will be followed by the annual Cocktail Party held in the Trade Exhibition from 6:00pm. Enjoy drinks and canapes will exploring the trade exhibition and reconnecting with friends and acquaintances.
Thursday will kick off a full day of speakers in the main conference sessions .
After a full day of conference sessions, you’ll be ready to relax and enjoy the company of your fellow conference delegates with social function from 6:30pm.
Main conference sessions will once again kick off from 9am with breakouts and main plenary sessions.
Conference sessions will end at 3:30pm and delegates will be invited to head out to the lawn for afternoon tea and drinks. This is a great chance to wind down and chat about all the great topics that have been covered over the past five days.
The culmination of the National Conference is always a spectacular Industry Gala Dinner on Friday, giving us all a chance to get dressed up and celebrate everything our industry has to offer. Featuring a stellar three-course meal, you’ll be treated to fantastic live entertainment, and we’ll all toast the Award Winners. Everyone is invited to arrive from 7:00pm for pre-dinner drinks with the dinner commencing at 7:30pm.
*every effort has been made to develop this schedule, however the program may be subject to change without notice
Book your spot today to ensure you benefit of the lowest possible price for the 2023 National Conference held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast.
Bunnings Trade are excited to announce for the third year to be both Preferred Suppliers and Naming Rights Sponsors at the upcoming Caravan Parks Association of QLD Annual Conference 2023.
We are proud of this mutually beneficial partnership with CPAQ and look forward to continuing this great relationship over the next financial year.
This year take the opportunity to engage with new commercial suppliers being showcased at the Bunnings Trade display, talk to a Bunnings representative about credit or account queries or lock in a time to discuss upcoming projects or take advantage of offers exclusive to the CPAQ Conference.
We look forward to attending the conference; spending time with the Caravanning & Holiday Park members and discussing further the ongoing benefits of the Bunnings Trade offer.
Questions about the CPAQ Conference?
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We look forward to welcoming you to RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast in May for the 2023 CPAQ Conference, proudly brought to you by Bunnings Trade!
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