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Queensland Destination Events Program  (QDEP) NEW

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)

 

Purpose

The Queensland Destination Events Program (QDEP), formerly the Regional Development Program, seeks to leverage the crucial link between events and the destinations in which they are staged, extending the flow of the economic, marketing and social benefits of events throughout metropolitan and regional Queensland.

 

Aims and objectives of the program

  • 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
  • Enhance the profile and appeal of the host destination. 

The QDEP website details the process for events to submit an expression of interest for Significant event funding. Please note, Significant funding applications will only be accepted following invitation by TEQ.

Application & Funding Guidelines:

Funding Guideline

Help Guide for Applicants

Significant event funding Expression of Interest form

Apply

Closing date: 5:00PM 5 February 2020 (AEST)

For enquiries Contact: (07) 3535 3535 or via email at events@queensland.com

 

Queensland Destination Events Program

Focus: The Queensland Destination Events Program (QDEP), formerly the Regional Development Program (RDP), seeks to leverage the crucial link between events and the destinations in which they are staged, extending the flow of the economic, marketing and social benefits of events throughout metropolitan and regional Queensland.

Amount: $10,000 to $100,000

Guidelines

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Schedule:

(1) Round 13: Opens 13 March and closes June 2019: Eligible Event Dates: January 2020 – January 2021.

(2) Round 14: Opens 14 July and closes October – 2019: Eligible Event Dates: May 2020 – May 2021.

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