Conference planners and business event organisers from ten businesses attended a PCO Famil at Metro Mirage Hotel Newport last weekend to showcase the hotel, its conference facilities and enjoy a small taste of what Pittwater has to offer. Representatives from McGrath Estate Agents, PIMCO, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Pernod Ricard Australia, Lend Lease Australia, Adobe, BT Financial, COG Technology, Todd Minerals and eHealth NSW Government enjoyed an overnight famil at the hotel, organised in conjunction with leading event management company, Event Advisers.
The famil included overnight accommodation, a sunset evening cruise on Pittwater with drinks & canapés followed by a 3 course a la carte dinner served in The Mirage Restaurant, and a tour of the hotel to view its conference and event facilities. Located just 45 minutes from Sydney CBD, Metro Mirage Hotel Newport offers accommodation, including waterfront spa suites, an outdoor swimming pool and spa, a restaurant overlooking Pittwater, a casual poolside area perfect for post-event networking, complimentary WiFi, 24 hour reception and a private jetty for arrival by water.
Tracey Scott, business development manager at Metro Mirage Hotel Newport said the hotel’s idyllic location on Sydney’s Northern Beaches makes it the ideal MICE destination, offering endless opportunities for water-based activities such as kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and sailing on Pittwater, as well as golf at Mona Vale, Bayview or Avalon Golf Clubs and The Amazing Race from Palm Beach Lighthouse. “The range of activities available on the Northern Beaches, together with the hotel’s purpose built conference centre and proximity to Sydney, make this property an ideal and popular choice for MICE planners,” Tracey said. The boutique 4-star waterfront hotel has a custom-built conference centre ideal for a wide range of corporate events from small business meetings to large overnight conferences for up to 100 attendees. There are 4 conference rooms and multiple function spaces, including several break-out meeting rooms that can be configured depending on your requirements.
The venue has the latest, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, including complete audio-visual capabilities, large screen video and data projection, TV and DVD player, screens, whiteboards, easels, flipcharts and adjustable ergonomic chairs. All function spaces are fully air-conditioned with adjustable lighting, and complete blackout or natural light is available. For guests more interested in cultural activities, Pittwater has many art galleries and an Artists Trail, with 25 local artists exhibiting at 19 studios across the Peninsula. The Northern Beaches also offers boutique shopping, and there are local beauty and massage treatment centres, yoga centres, and a hairdressing & beauty salon opposite the hotel, and a wide selection of restaurants and cafes nearby Read more at http://www.etbtravelnews.com