The objectives of the Queensland Destinatin Events Program are to:
Generate local economic activity and development in the host destination;
Attract external visitation to the destination;
Drive social and community outcomes for the host destination, noting the important link between community outcomes and economic benefits; and
Enhance the profile of the host destination.
The QDEP offers two funding options for regional events:
Destination event funding: single year funding for developing events seeking growth ($10,000 - $25,000 per year)
Significant event funding: single year or up to three years of funding for events that can demonstrate a strong track record of growth or growth potential ($25,000 - $100,000 per year)
Please visit the Queesland Destination Events Program webpage for more information on eligibilty and application guidelines.