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Arec 2019
AREC will be returning to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre for the eighth year in 2019.

Providing delegates with exceptional facilities, complimentary wi-fi and a wonderfully vibrant, central location, the Convention Centre is a prudent choice to entice guests from all over Australia to the event. It’s conveniently positioned just minutes from the Gold Coast’s renowned dining, entertainment and pristine beaches, offering a relaxed environment where you can focus and absorb this valuable information.

Arec 2019
Venue information

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is Australia’s largest regional convention centre, renowned for its commitment to quality and service excellence. Conveniently located just metres from the pristine beaches of the Gold Coast, the GCCEC offers guests a world-class meeting, incentive, conference and exhibition venue with nearby accommodation options.


T 1800 335 336
F +61 2 9386 3344

191 New South Head Road
PO Box 178 Edgecliff NSW 2027


The Gold Coast Airport is only 20 minutes south of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, with regular flights from all capital cities and some Queensland regional cities.

AREC provides all delegates with free-of charge ground transportation to and from the Gold Coast Airport. AREC buses will be clearly identifiable upon landing at the Gold Coast Airport and will be on a constant loop from 11am until 7pm – 2nd June, 2019, shuttling delegates to three major hotels in Broadbeach. Upon conclusion of the event, AREC buses will transfer delegates directly from the Convention Centre to the Gold Coast Airport in time for an evening departure.