Australasia


EEAA gives emerging leaders the opportunity to drive change in environmental sustainability practices Australasia

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) is calling on emerging young leaders of the business events industry to “road test” it’s major work to develop a Sustainability Charter and Framework for the industry. This follows the announcement in June last year that the Association had committed to a major new initiative designed to make environmental sustainability a major focus for the business events...

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Melbourne at night Australasia

Australasia’s largest gathering of buyers and exhibitors in the meetings and events industry returns to Melbourne, 18-20 February for AIME. Host venue again is Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). AIME takes a new direction for 2019, with Talk2 Media & Events delivering the event for the first time since the exit of Reed as organiser. MCEC Chief Executive, Peter King says this will be...

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AIME to serve up Asia Pacific Street Food Festival Australasia

Australia’s industry tradeshow AIME, will offer up an Asia Pacific Street Food Festival backdrop (along with the Yarra River) for its main networking evening, 19 February, for hosted buyers, local attendees and suppliers. The networking night will be held along South Wharf Promenade and AIME attendees will be able to walk off the show floor and into a private networking event. The event, it is...

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Perth Convention Bureau CEO announces resignation Australasia

Paul Beeson has announced he is stepping down as CEO of the Perth Convention Bureau after more than eight years in the role. PCB’s Chairman, Mr Kevin Skipworth CVO said: “Paul has made an outstanding contribution to PCB during his tenure and will be a great loss. “He has applied his excellent leadership and strategic management skills in overviewing the operation of the Bureau and is...

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Cvent takes its Event Evolution Model Down Under Australasia

Event technology specialist Cvent is to showcase its new events analysis tool at AIME, the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event show in Melbourne, 18-20 February. The company claims that, based on an analysis of more than 10,000 events, APAC event planners will now be able to compare and re-invent their events programme using Cvent’s Event Evolution Model. The tool, Cvent says, helps planners and...

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AIME trains new vision on sustainability with new partnerships for 2019 event Australasia

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced partnerships with companies set to champion sustainability at the 2019 event in Melbourne, 18-20 February. The partnerships will see green initiatives showcased by host venue Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC), while stand designers Decorative Events & Exhibitions (DE&E) will produce new innovative exhibitor stands, and Harry the Hireris on board with the initiative through construction of bespoke infrastructure for...

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BCEC’s GM appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia Australasia

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) General Manager, Bob O’Keeffe has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in this year’s Australia Day Awards for outstanding services to tourism and business in Queensland. Australia’s longest serving Convention Centre General Manager, O’Keeffe has been at the helm of the award winning Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre since it opened in 1995 and...

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Bill Sleep, Easter Bunny ( Loretto student Morgan Shillington, 15),Loretto student Eleanor Dunstan 15,  and Leone Stevenson. at the "Fight Kids Cancer" fundraiser at Aldi on Creswick Rd, Ballarat. Australasia

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), which returns to Melbourne in February, has announced a partnership with Australian charity, Guide Dogs Victoria (GDV) designed to bring a pop-up sensory experience workshop to the show. In an industry first, Guide Dogs Victoria will run its award-winning programme, Dialogue in the Dark, as part of AIME’s Knowledge Programme, sponsored by the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB). Participants can expect an immersive experience...

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Susan Kirby to present Evolve keynote in Brisbane Australasia

Events industry association Meetings and Events Australia has announced that Susan Kirby, CEO of Ireland’s National St Patrick’s Festival, will be an international keynote presenter at Evolve 2019. Evolve 2019 is the event industry’s largest conference Down Under and will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, 31 March to 2 April. “We are delighted to have Susan as one of the keynote...

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EEAA closes the year with board visit to South Australian industry roundtable Australasia

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) board of Directors visited Adelaide for the association’s final board meeting of the year, and a South Australian industry roundtable. The EEAA Board, alongside Adelaide members and industry stakeholders, discussed a range of issues including sustainability, infrastructure investment and business events’ role in the South Australian economy. EEAA Chief Executive Joyce DiMascio said the visit to Adelaide...

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