The 2012 Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) Staff Conference will be held at The Uluru Meeting Place, Voyages Ayers Rock Resort from the 6-9 September 2012.
The conference brings together professionals from the 17 member city and regional convention bureaux across Australia. A combination of keynote speakers and meetings industry experts will deliver a program of plenary sessions, breakouts, social activities and touring options designed to enhance the professional development of bureaux staff, and foster stronger networks across the bureaux community.
“AACB and its stakeholders are focused on marketing, knowing that a core element is continued education opportunities for bureaux staff,” said Mike Cannon, CEO of the Association of Australia Convention Bureaux. “We are delighted that this objective will be enhanced by the mighty destination of Uluru.The event will, in addition, assist in the development of regional Australia as a key destination for business events.”
Scott Lovett, director NT Convention Bureau (NTCB) added that the bureau was “…looking forward to welcoming our industry colleagues to the AACB Staff Conference at the Uluru Meeting Place. It’s our chance to showcase our iconic destination and the world-renowned experiences that Central Australia has to offer.”
The Uluru Meeting Place is the conference facility located within Voyages Ayers Rock Resort which is currently undergoing a major redevelopment. The AACB Staff Conference will be one of the first conferences to be held in the new centre, scheduled to re-open in August 2012. The social and touring program will also include signature Central Australian experiences that appeal to a wide range of clients who choose the region for their business events.