It’s all happening in Brisbane right now, with luxury hotels, multi-million dollar precincts, and swanky event spaces opening up left, right, and centre. Spice News spotlights six of the hottest openings set to take Brizzy by storm this year.
The EEAA has welcomed the news that, after years of campaigning by the events industry for greater support from the Federal Government, Australia’s first ever government-funded business events bid fund has been launched.
Trendy and budget-friendly – Ibis Brisbane’s newly renovated conference space, The Studio, has been designed to offer groups something a little different in the heart of the city.
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has officially reopened its Roundhouse venue after extensive refurbishments.
The Star Sydney has unveiled its latest opening to the events industry, The Executive Lounge, offering a boardroom and an expansive bar area inside the newly-renovated Astral Tower.
AIME’s new exhibition and event management supplier, Talk2 Media and Events, will look to dramatically increase the show’s hosted buyer programme by recruiting more extensively from the wider Asia-Pacific region.
John Eren, Victorian Minister for Tourism and Events, outlined the State Government’s investment plans for Melbourne after claiming that Victoria secures 35% of all international business events in Australia.
The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board has appointed Deanna Varga as the destination’s first ever dedicated MICE representative for the Australian and New Zealand markets.
Check out the pics from the exclusive 2018 AIME Welcome Event, held at the Ormond Collective by The Big Group last night.
Incoming event organiser for AIME 2019, Talk2 Media & Events, has unveiled plans to shake up the trade show’s longstanding hosted buyer programme.
Info Salons Group CEO Jo-Anne Kelleway has been asked about the name of her company thousands of times, with the main question being, ‘Is it something to do with hair?’
Tribe Hotel Group has purchased a a 1,056 sqm site in Collingwood, earmarked to be the groups flagship property.
Vibe Hotel Gold Coast will unveil a multi-million dollar refurbishment in time for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Spice News was invited to ‘horse around’ at the all new William Inglis Hotel, which sits within a $140m precinct called Riverside Stables. See the highlights here.
The future of Merivale’s Ivy complex has not yet been decided, despite a report published by Daily Telegraph over the weekend that stated that the venue would be knocked down to make way for a 55-storey hotel.
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Merivale has officially opened the doors to Bert’s at The Newport.
Spice heads to the dazzling city lights of Macau to discover all it has to offer the business events sector. As it turns out, if you can dream it, then it’s possible there…
Juliet Alabaster has been appointed General Manager of the Brisbane Convention Bureau
Jackalope Hotels has announced its intentions to build a 32-suite designer hotel at the historic Maria George on Flinders Lane building in Melbourne’s CBD.