Why book with the Forum Managers?
Our accommodation and housing specialists have secured rooms at a selection of hotels with flexible terms and conditions exclusively for attendees of the Forum. We encourage you to book early to secure your room. Let our dedicated accommodation team look after you whilst taking advantage of the following:
- Specially negotiated rates and benefits for delegates booking through the Forum Managers
- Wi-fi access included and discounted breakfast rates are available at the preferred hotels
- Additional networking opportunities by staying in the same location as other delegates
- Flexibility to change or cancel your booking at any time up to 30 working days prior to the Forum start date
- One night’s room rate deposit is all you pay to secure your booking – no full pre-payment needed. Full pre-payment may be made if you prefer
- Your deposit is fully refundable up to 30 working days prior to the Forum start date.
Reap the benefits of booking with the Forum Managers and stay in one of the officially contracted hotels below:
Map of Accommodation Options
Rydges Fortitude Valley
|Walking distance to Forum Venue: Two minutes||4.5 Stars|
Situated opposite, and within one minute walk, of both the Royal International Convention Centre and Brisbane Showgrounds, this contemporary hotel in Bowen Hills is a nine minute walk from Fortitude Valley train station.
Chic, sophisticated rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as desks, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Room service is available 24/7.
There’s a trendy farm-to-table restaurant and a bar with a terrace, plus a heated outdoor pool and a 24-hour gym. Other amenities include a business centre, three meeting rooms and covered parking (surcharge).
Reception hours: 24 hours
|Rate Per Night|
|Arena View King Room||$214|
|King Family Room||SOLD OUT|
|Pre-Paid Breakfast||$20 per person|
Breakfree Fortitude Valley
|Walking distance to Forum Venue: Eight minutes||4 Stars|
Close to restaurants, cafes and bars this hotel is an easy eight minute walk from the Royal International Convention Centre. You’ll be within close proximity to Brisbane’s popular entertainment precincts with James Street and the Emporium within walking distance from your accommodation.
BreakFree Fortitude Valley offers a choice of rooms from Studio rooms through to Three Bedroom Apartments that cater to your needs with self-contained kitchen and laundry facilities. All the rooms available for this Forum have an outdoor balcony and complimentary Wi-Fi access.
Other hotel amenities include an onsite gym, resort style pool and bbq area. Parking is avialble onsite (surcharge)
Reception hours: Please note that Reception hours are 08:00 to 19:00 daily. Should you be arriving outside of these hours please contact the hotel directly at least 24 hours prior to your arrival on +61 7 3634 6300.
|Rate Per Night|
Studio Room (2 night minimum stay)
|1 Bedroom Apartment (2 night minimum stay)||SOLD OUT|
|2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Apartment (2 night minimum stay)||$195|
|3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Apartment (3 night minimum stay)||SOLD OUT|
Direct Hotels - Pavilion and Governor on Brookes
|Walking distance to Forum Venue: Five minutes||4 Stars|
Pavilion and Governor on Brookes offers self-contained accommodation in two separate buildings. The properties are both only 650 m from Bowen Hills Train Station and within ten minutes’ walk of local restaurants, bars and cafes and the new King Street facilities.
Each air-conditioned apartment features a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. All apartments have a balcony, modern décor and free WiFi.
Check in for both properties is at the Pavilion on Brookes which is located at 24 Brookes Street, Bowen Hills QLD 4006. The Governor hotel is located two minutes walk away (110m) at 44 Brookes Street, Bowen Hills QLD 4006.
Reception hours: Reception is open during the below hours; should you be arriving outside of these hours please contact the hotel directly at least 24 hours in advance on 1800 258 388.
07:00 to 19:00 – Monday to Thursday
|Rate Per Night|
Pavillion 1 Bedroom Apartment
|Pavillion 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Apartment||$189|
|Governor 1 bedroom Bedroom Apartment||$139|
|Governor 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Apartment||$189|
Booking Terms and Conditions
Room and Rate Details
*Prices are listed per room per night and are quoted in Australian Dollars, including the 10% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
The above listed room rates are room only and do not include breakfast. Rates may increase without notice due to changes in government charges, taxes or levies.
A minimum one night’s deposit must be paid at time of booking to guarantee reservation.
Single (SGL): A single occupancy room with one bed
Double (DBL): A double occupancy room with one bed
Twin (TWN): A double occupancy room with two beds
Studio Room: An apartment with one double bed
One Bedroom Apartment: An apartment with one Queen bed or two single beds
Two Bedroom Apartment: An apartment with either one King and one Queen Bed OR one Queen Bed and two single beds.
Executive Family Apartment: An apartment with 1 x King and 2 x Single beds
Please note bedding configurations are subject to hotel availability and may incur an additional fee
How to Book
The Forum Managers will forward your contact details, reservation and deposit to the hotel of your choice.
Accommodation may be booked when you complete the online registration form on the registration page of this website. Alternatively, email your requirements to the Forum Managers who will be more than happy to assist.
A minimum of one night deposit of the room rate is to be paid at time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Your hotel booking is unable to be confirmed until the deposit payment is received.
The balance of your hotel account for all nights booked and any incidental charges (less the deposit paid to the Forum Managers will be payable to the hotel at the time of check-out.
NB: Please contact the Forum Managers if you wish to pay in full prior to arrival.
Changes to bookings
Any required changes to your booking must be requested in writing to the Forum Managers by 30 working days prior to the Forum start date.
New bookings and changes to existing bookings requested within 30 working days prior to the Forum date will be subject to hotel availability and rate increase. It is recommended you book early to avoid disappointment.
Flexible terms and conditions apply to amendments or cancellations made up to 30 working days prior to the Forum. Cancellation charges will apply after WEDNESDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2017.
A cancellation charge of one night’s accommodation rate will apply for cancelled bookings from 30 working days prior to the Forum date.
A cancellation charge of one night’s accommodation rate will also apply if you do not arrive on the date you are booked to check in.
All cancellations and changes to your reservation must be made in writing to the Forum Managers.
Reduction of stay
Should you need to reduce your stay within 30 working days of the start of the Forum; cancellation charges may be incurred at the hotel’s discretion.
Non-arrival / no show
In the event of a non-arrival when one night deposit has been paid, your room will be held until the following morning (10:00 hours) and your one night’s deposit will be retained by the hotel as a cancellation charge. In the event of a non-arrival when full pre-payment is made for the entire stay, your room will be held for each night booked and you will not be entitled to any refund.
The negotiated rates are valid up to 30 working days prior to the Forum start date. After this, accommodation is subject to availability and rates are subject to an increase.
The Forum Managers have negotiated the most favourable rates available at this time, the rates may increase at any time without notice (including changes in Government taxes or levies); the Forum Managers will endeavour to notify of any changes in rates or accommodation inclusions.
Check in Procedures
As per standard hotel policies and procedures delegates will be required to provide credit card details upon check-in. This is to cover any incidental charges incurred during your stay and all remaining unpaid room nights.
The hotel will place a hold on your credit card for an amount which covers all unpaid accommodation nights reserved plus a daily amount for incidental charges. Any money still held on your credit card by the hotel once you have settled your account and checked out will be released.
If you will be settling your accommodation account by cash you will be asked to pre pay for your accommodation in full when you check-in plus a cash deposit to cover incidentals that may be incurred during your stay. Should you not utilise any incidentals during your stay the cash deposit, for incidentals only, will be refunded to you by the hotel upon check-out.
Please note the daily incidental charge may vary across the listed hotels.
Daily Incidental Charges
Please note the daily incidental charges the hotel will hold on your credit card may vary across the listed hotels. Should you wish to confirm the amount that will be held against your card, please enquire with your hotel during check-in.
Late Arrivals / No Shows
Please indicate when you register, or notify the Forum Managers in writing, if you will arrive at your hotel after 18:00. Failure to do so may result in your room being treated as a no-show and being released.
Check in / check out times
Check-in time for most hotels is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00. Should you wish to guarantee your check-in before 14:00, you will need to pre-book and pay for the previous night. If you wish to guarantee a late check-out you will need to book for the next night. Please refer to each hotel description for reception hours.
These additional nights can be booked at the time of making your reservation. Alternatively, if you have already made your accommodation booking, you can request the additional nights by advising the Forum Managers in writing.
If your organisation would like to make a group booking of fifteen rooms or more at one of the listed hotels, please contact the Forum Managers with your group booking requirements.
If you would like to make a group booking of fifteen rooms or more at a hotel not listed above, the Forum Managers will endeavour to secure rooms and negotiate group rates on your behalf with the hotel of your choice. With a large network of hotel contacts our accommodation specialists have the buying power to ensure all your needs are met and your booking is managed efficiently.
Contact the Forum Managers today to secure your group booking.