DSSS Destination Drop In series

In acknowledgment of the tough times we’re all having, Destination Sydney Surrounds South has put together the industry support series Destination Drop In.

The series will include online webinars and quick interviews, to discuss mental health and wellbeing, as well as practical chats on government assistance and preparing to launch back with gusto when the lockdowns ease.

Registrations open for online webinars!

We invite you to join us for the online webinars. Starting next Friday at 10am, the sessions will be held over three weeks, we encourage business owners and operators to join us for a chat, to share, and hear from experts and industry leaders.

Session dates and topics:

  • Friday 20th August, 10am | Protecting our Wellbeing (1 hr)
    • with health and wellbeing expert, Carli Phillips BHSc, MBA
  • Friday 27th August 10am | Business Support (1hr with optional stay back + chat)
    • with Service NSWResilience NSW and Business Connect
  • Friday 3rd September 10am | Opportunity Updates (1hr)
    • with Tourism AustraliaDestination NSW and local Council representatives

Registrations are essential, please click on the links above to register for each session.

Our Presenters

Protecting our Wellbeing | Carli Phillips BHSC, MBA

Session one of the Destination Drop In series will be presented by health and wellbeing expert, Carli Phillips (BHSc, MBA), the ‘real check-in’ session will cover the mental health impacts of a pandemic and provide attendees with support and resources, including selfcare toolkits. Also featuring visitor economy case studies, this highly useful session is a must attend for business owners and their employees during these challenging times.

Carli is an example of how embracing wellbeing at work can turn lives and businesses around. By enhancing wellbeing one person at a time, Carli has taught businesses to embrace a healthy culture and reap the rewards of a stronger, healthier business.

Combining 25 years of Health, Nutrition & Wellbeing expertise with Employee Wellbeing lead roles in multi-national corporations, Carli is a Corporate Wellbeing Specialist.
With a Degree in Health Science, a Masters in Business and a certificate in Mental Health First Aid, Carli’s experience includes Nutrition educator, Health Consultant, Corporate Wellbeing Lead, National Sales Manager, Sales & Product Trainer and Mentor. These roles come from a wide breadth of industries; Medical, Nutritional, Pharmaceutical, hospitality and Consumer Retail.

Destination Drop In quick interviews

Catch up with Aaron Matis, our Industry Development Manager, as he chats with guest speakers, business owners and operators, as well as government and non-government industry stakeholders.

Watch Aaron’s first chat with health and wellbeing expert, Carli Phillips BHSc, MBA (who’ll be also kicking off our online webinar sessions, don’t forget to register via the link above!).

You won’t want to miss Aaron’s chat with Hamish Ta-mé from Bowral Beekeeping, his enthusiasm and excellent top tips for lockdown, is certainly one to watch.

Over the coming weeks, new interviews will be added to the collection available here and you can also catch up on the chats via LinkedIn.

Need assistance?

The team at Destination Sydney Surrounds South is available to assist, please reach out to us if you have any questions about industry support and programs.
Shannan Perry-Hall
General Manager
[email protected]
0418 776 640

Aaron Matis
Industry Development Manager
[email protected]
0402 324 951