NSW Regional Business Event Development Fund


The NSW Regional Business Event Development Fund provides event organisers with funding to host business events in regional NSW.

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What do you get?

Funding of up to $30,000.

Who is this for?

Event organisers.

Overview

The NSW Regional Business Event Development Fund is designed to help stakeholders create, attract and support business events for regional NSW.

There are 4 streams to the program:

Creation of a new business event

  • to encourage towns and regions to create their own new conferences and business events.

Attraction of an existing business event

  • to assist rural and regional NSW to secure conferences, business events and major expos.

Support for an existing business event

  • to support events that are held in regional NSW and may rotate between locations.

Support for a business event project

  • to assist rural and regional NSW to implement¬†business event projects or initiatives aimed at driving growth in the visitor economy of regional NSW.

Funding amounts available are based on the following scale:

  • up to $15,000 (ex GST) for a business event with up to 150 delegates (projected attendance)
  • up to $30,000 (ex GST) for a business event with over 150 delegates (projected attendance).

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, the business event  must be held in one of the following Destination Network regions:

  • Destination Riverina Murray
  • Destination Southern NSW
  • Destination North Coast, including Lord Howe Island
  • Destination Country and Outback NSW
  • Destination Sydney Surrounds North
  • Destination Sydney Surrounds South.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at NSW Regional Business Event Development Fund.