A delegation of 120 lucky international convention and exhibition professionals (incl Aussies) made their way to Macau recently for a four day, three night famil to explore MICE opportunities with Sands Resorts Macao.
The six month program has paired mentees and mentors from each state and territory across Australia and is designed to grow leadership skills in the Australian events industry.
There’s just a few weeks left until the Restaurant Leaders Summit makes its way to Melbourne for the first time on 30 July, and time is running out to register for tickets.
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s $200m is finally complete, officially making it the largest exhibition space in Australia with an increased total size of 70,000 square metres.
The NSW Government will fund a total of 18 Diploma of Event Management scholarships to help upskill and create more job opportunities for those living in rural and regional NSW. More here.
The industry arrived in droves to The Argyle in Sydney earlier this week (03 July, 2018) for Events Uncovered 2018. Click here to see what went down.
The Westin Adelaide is set to debut in Adelaide in 2022. Get a sneak peek here.
The Brisbane Convention Bureau has boosted conference business to the Queensland capital by more than AU$96 million, according to latest figures.
Events Uncovered 2018, hosted at The Argyle, Sydney on Tuesday 3rd July, is less than a week away and is gearing up to be bigger than ever.
Do you know which speakers you are going to see?
PCO Association has unveiled seven of the eight featured speakers for the 11th Annual PCOA Conference and Exhibition.
EEAA Chief Executive, Joyce DiMascio said she welcomed the support being shown by Federal and State Parliamentarians, Government agency representatives who all delivered strong messages of support for the business events sector.
We all know that innovation is essential to ongoing success but how do you access and implement new ideas, and how do you prioritise which parts of your business are most in need of a new approach? Strategy consultant Rosie Yeo gives us the rundown.
The 29th annual Australian Association of Convention Bureaux conference will be held at Mooloolaba Beach from 12 – 14 August this year.
When it opens on 01 August 2018, RACV Cape Schank Resort will become the first premium accommodation of its size to open on the Mornington Peninsula. More details here.
Over 1,200 global leaders and stakeholders from the aviation industry were in Sydney this week.
Neil Perry will join Jason Fielding Senior Vice President, Managing Director IMG LIVE Australia, Endeavor Global Marketing, along with other high-calibre speakers at the inaugural Event Summit. Learn more here.
Adelaide based PCO All Occasions Group (AOG) has won the rights to manage the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education
Calls for a brand new purpose-built convention centre in Queenstown have been renewed following the arrival of the 6,000 strong Amway China delegation in the tourist hotspot just last week.
The Chief Executive of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ), Sue Sullivan, is calling for an end to GST disadvantage New Zealand-based international conferences face compared to other global destinations.
Qualified buyers from across eight countries have arrived in Auckland, New Zealand in droves for CINZ MEETINGS 2018, the country’s largest business events industry showcase.