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Phillip Island
Conference workshop

Destination Phillip Island hosts a variety of training, events, workshops and networking for the industry.

Early registration is recommended as some workshops and events have limited places available.

Destination Phillip Island Regional Tourism Board Industry Seminar

As we continue to rebuild we put together an afternoon of inspiring presentations and updates for the visitor economy industry. The 2021 Industry Seminar started with a networking lunch of industry partners and Board/Staff of Destination Phillip Island. The Program delivered insights into your business and for yourself and staff.
Finishing with networking drinks and was a great time to talk and reflect on the presentations and priorities as we rebuild.

This event was subsidised to support industry recovery and is part of the Destination Phillip Island Recovery Plan.


Networking Lunch

Network with other attendees and speakers whilst enjoying lunch


Regional Tourism Board key strategies

Hon John Pandazopoulos– Chair, Destination Phillip Island
Kim Storey – GM, Destination Phillip Island

The Toms - Digital Marketing essentials to scale & grow your business
Presented by Catherine and Stephen Toms

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Action Plan Phillip Island Conference Presentation Deck

Visit Victoria Update
Presented by Paul Matthews -
Head of Regional Tourism Planning & Development
Visit Victoria presentation Paul Matthews

Afternoon Tea

Benny Button -Wellbeing Fundamentals
Delivered by Dr Adrian Medhurst and Troy Mansell

Mindful Breather - Take a minute and breath....

First… give yourself a moment or even a few minutes to take a mindful breather and record your practice. Use this animation to guide your breath. Count how many breaths you take.

On the Benny Button Resources page, you will find content that will assist you on your wellbeing and performance transformation.

Wrap up of day.

Networking - Drinks

Thank you to our host venue Ramada Resort

EXCLUSIVE Wellbeing at Phillip Island


Wellbeing at Destination Phillip Island is an initiative to support the rebuilding of the industry. This page gives you access to tools and learning resources supporting you to Live Well and Have an Impact in your work and life.

Log in to the website by this link - https://bennybutton.com/philli...
Password : PIwellbeing

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Facebook Ads for Beginners

Beginner | 1.5 hours

Learn how to start using Facebook Ads effectively in your business.

You’ll learn how to strategically approach your campaigns, how to choose audiences, and set up various ads.

We use a real tourism operator’s ad account so you get to see exactly how to do it in the real world.

REGISTER HERE and begin to learn.

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Build Your Own Shop Website

Beginner | 2-3 hours

In this course, you’ll build a website so you can start selling physical products, gift vouchers, or virtual products online.

REGISTER HERE and begin to learn.

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