Brisbane will be the venue for the Flight Centre Travel Group’s global conference in July 2020 that will attract up to 4500 travel consultants, executives and senior travel industry figures to the city and its surrounds. Flight Centre Travel Group managing director Graham Turner says the annual conference, known as the Global Gathering, will run from July 10-12 next year and would showcase the region to the company’s top achievers globally. ‘The Global Gathering is the most important conference on our annual calendar and is a keenly anticipated event for our 20,000 people throughout the world,’ Turner says. ‘Brisbane is our global headquarters, so it’s fitting that we bring our people to the city to take part in this important event and to sample South East Queensland’s world class features and attractions.’ The Global Gathering was last held in Australia in 2001 (Sydney). The 2019 Global Gathering has just finished in Las Vegas and featured Mark Wahlberg.