Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast at Wyong has been recognised as the ‘Best Meeting Venue under 500 delegates’ in Australia after winning the National Award at the recent Meeting and Events Industry (MEA) awards.

Over 650 industry professionals attended the gala event, held at the Parkside Ballroom, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday 24th April, the spectacular finale to the 2012 MEA National Conference.

MEA’s awards program is the premier accolade of best industry management practice and outstanding performance in the Australian Meetings and Events industry.  National finalists for the ‘Meeting Venue under 500 Delegates’ included RACV City Club (Victoria), who won the 2010 award and Radisson Resort Gold Coast (Queensland).

“It is an outstanding achievement for Mercure Kooindah Waters to be recognised as the premier meeting venue for under 500 delegates.  For a regional property to win an award of this caliber, it is a great testament to our team,’ said Jessie Sheehan, General Manager Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast.

Other New South Wales winners at the National Awards included Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre and Doltone House.

The MEA awards recognise excellent business practice in the Meetings & Events Industry and reward those who achieve outstanding results. MEA is a national organisation dedicated to fostering professionalism and excellence in all aspects of meetings management. The organisation promotes the value of meetings as a high-yield sector of business travel and tourism.

Mercure Kooindah Waters is the ultimate destination for meetings and business events.  Featuring six light filled, purpose-built meeting venues with contemporary break out areas, a dedicated co-coordinator for each event and outstanding resort facilities, including Karinyas restaurant and wine bar. It caters for a wide range of meetings and events, including major conferences for national companies and associations, product and car launches and weddings.

Mercure Kooindah Waters is located on Kooindah Boulevard, off Pollock Avenue Wyong. For more information visit www.mercurekooindahwaters.com.au or call 02 4355-5777.

Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast is a development by Investa Property Group, one of the largest owners of commercial real estate in Australia with over 20 development projects in Australia. Since its inception in 2000, Investa has grown to control commercial, residential and industrial real estate assets of approximately $7.9 billion.