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Australia celebrates multi-million dollar bid fund ‘game-changer’ AustralasiaRegion

Australia’s multi-billion dollar business events industry has received a huge boost with the creation of a A$12m national bid fund. The funds will be made available over the next three years to support bids for new, high-value international incentive, association and exhibitions. The new Bid Fund Program will be live from 1 July 2018 for releasing funds and was announced by the federal minister for...

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ICC Sydney launches Audio Visual Graduate Programme AustralasiaRegion

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is supporting the next generation of technical professionals with the launch of its paid Audio Visual (AV) Graduate Programme, designed to provide vocational training and development opportunities. As part of the initiative, five graduates will gain exposure to a year of conventions and events, working across all areas of ICC Sydney’s AV and production services, including rigging, audio, lighting...

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New Zealand regions to the fore for CINZ MEETINGS in Auckland AustralasiaRegion

Australian hosted buyers will be offered a pre-touring programme for CINZ MEETINGS 2018, in May, with a choice of eight different regions. The show is one of New Zealand’s largest business tourism trade exhibitions and takes place at ASB Showgrounds in Auckland, from 30-31 May. Organised by Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ), the CINZ MEETINGS 2018 pre-touring programme starts on 25 May. After MEETINGS,...

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New revenue sources discussed at 13th UFI Asia-Pacific Conference AsiaAustralasiaEuropeGalleryRegion

More than 280 delegates from over 20 countries and regions attended the 13th UFI Asia-Pacific Conference at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 1–2 March 2018, to discuss the future direction of the exhibition industry in Asia. The UFI Asia-Pacific Conference, UFI’s second largest event, featured two days of networking and learning as well as an Educational Forum, held on 28 February, which...

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New, New Zealand AustralasiaFeatures

With an insular exhibition community, New Zealand has been off the international radar, until now. Over the past three decades, New Zealand has been shaking off its regulatory burdens to become one of the most free market economies in the OECD. However, while the bulk of its global attention in recent years was arguably gained from its notoriety as the stunning backdrop to Peter Jackson’s...

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Malaysia’s MICE Capital AustralasiaFeaturesRegion

With the recent UFI conferences taking place in Kuala Lumpur, it’s a timely moment to check in on Malaysia’s ever growing MICE capital, as featured in the latest edition of Exhibition World. Hosted by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau, UFI Educational Forum on HR Management and the 13th UFI Asia-Pacific Conference (formerly the UFI Open Seminar in Asia) took place in the country’s capital,...

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AIME 2018 showcases in Melbourne AustralasiaGallery

The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) officially opened in Melbourne, 20 February, welcoming event professionals and exhibitors from over 20 countries to connect, learn and be inspired over two days of networking, exhibition and meetings. AIME claims to be the largest show of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) annually. The show continues 21 February 2018. At the official AIME...

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In with the Old for AIME Melbourne attendees Australasia

Hosted buyers attending the Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will experience a taste of Melbourne’s history at Uncover Melbourne: Hosted Buyer and Media Cocktail Evening. Presented by Showtime Event Group, the event takes place at Old Melbourne Gaol on 18 February. The event will be the launch platform for Showtime Event Group (SEG), the new brand for the group, which will also encompass...

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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC): nurturing sustainability Australasia

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) aka ‘the Centre’ held its seventh Environment Day and also achieved its eleventh consecutive EarthCheck certificate, 19 January 2018. Alan Pryor, the Centre’s general manager commented: “We are delighted to contribute to positive environmental initiatives that assist to protect Mother Nature and the sustainability of our environment. “It was great to see our team members working alongside the Orang Asli [indigenous people and the oldest inhabitants...

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