This year, accommodation bookings are not available through the online registration form, and you must make your own arrangements directly with the hotels.

A selection of hotels close to the venue are listed below, but there are many options for accommodation on the Gold Coast easily accessed via transport links. Booking early is encouraged.

Some hotels are offering special rates. View rates and terms and conditions below, and book directly with the hotels.

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The convention centre is located in Broadbeach, so hotels in this area are within a short walking distance.


Avani Broadbeach Residences 

2663 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach

6 minutes walk from GCCEC

Book here

Mantra Broadbeach on the Park

2685 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach

4 minutes walk to GCCEC

Book here

Promo code*: AIEC2022

Mantra Sierra Grand Broadbeach

22 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

11 minutes walk to the GCECC

Promo code*: AIEC2022

Book here

Peppers Broadbeach

21 Elizabeth Avenue, Broadbeach

6 minutes walk to the GCCEC

Promo code*: AIEC2022

Book here


Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

Less than 5 minutes walk to the GCCEC

Book here

The Star Gold Coast

1 Casino Drive, Broadbeach

Less than 5 minutes walk to the GCCEC

Surfers Paradise

Hotels located in Surfers Paradise are approximately three to four kilometres from the Convention Centre, or 4 to 6 stops on the G:Link. There is a G:Link stop just outside the Convention Centre.


Crowne Plaza, an IHG hotel

2807 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise

7 minutes to GCCEC on public transport

AIEC delegates can claim 13% off best flexible rates

Book here

VOCO Gold Coast, an IHG hotel

31 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise

11 minutes to GCCEC on public transport

AIEC delegates can claim 13% off best flexible rates

Book here


Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

42 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise

13 minutes to GCCEC on public transport

Book here


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Beware of phishing scams

In the past, we have been made aware of false claims by some organisations approaching AIEC delegates pretending to be official AIEC accommodation partners. This may happen again in 2022.

If you receive a suspicious email or phone call from any company other than IDP, IEAA or Think Business Events offering services about the conference, we would appreciate you letting us know.

We recommend you book directly with hotels or via a credible hotel booking provider such as:

Learn more about phishing scams

Promotions *

Mantra promo codes

The discount will apply for any room type travelling between 14 and 21 October, when booked before 10 October.

All rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking. There will be no release backs or inventory updates leading up to check-in.

To book and receive 5% off all online rates including specials, visit and follow the below steps:

1. Select the Region and Property, your travel dates and the number of people travelling – click "Search"
2. Select "Change Search" – at the top of the page
3. Input Promo Code AIEC2022 (case sensitive) in the "Promo Box" – click Search again. You will see the discount applied to the BAR Rate.
4. Select the room type you wish to book and click 'Book now" to proceed to the payment screen
5. Fill in all required details to confirm your booking and click "Complete booking"
6. You will receive an email confirmation once all details have been processed.

Promo codes are only valid for bookings made online. Rooms are subject to availability and will require full prepayment. Bookings will also be subject to any minimum night stay restrictions as listed on the website. Online Terms and Conditions apply to these bookings. 

Once your booking is confirmed, it can be accessed via My Bookings on the same website by logging in using the Reservation number on your confirmation and the Surname on the booking.

AIEC 2022 Key dates

1 February - Call for proposals opens

1 March - Call for proposals closes

1 June - Early bird registration open

1 August - Registration opens

18-21 October – AIEC 2022