Tag: Australia


Arunratchawararam Ratchaworamahawihan Temple orTemple of Dawn, Bangkok Asia

Australian event buyers with upwards of 80 delegates are now eligible to apply for financial support from Thailand’s Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), thanks to a major policy shift. TCEB has decided to provide financial support for site inspections for Australian meeting and incentive organisers, provided they have a minimum of 80 guests. The support can be for DMC services and ground transport to conduct...

Read More


ICC Sydney returns to Asia Pacific region for CEO Roadshow Australasia

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney)’s executive team is in Asia Pacific for the second annual CEO Asia Roadshow series. The event is designed to showcase the advantages of meetings in Sydney o Asia’s key decision makers. The nine-day roadshow will visit Tokyo, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Singapore, speaking to business events agents, corporae firms, associations and media. CEO of ICC Sydney Geoff Donaghy said the...

Read More


Australia leads the way for International Women’s Day Australasia

A number of venues and organisations have hosted high-profile events and conferences across Australia for International Women’s Day on 8 March. The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia hosted an IWD breakfast in Sydney, where CEO Joyce DiMascio spoke to a diverse panel of experts about women in the business events industry. On the panel were Supriya Shakya, Head of Digital for Reed Exhibitions Australia,...

Read More


ICC Sydney generated AUD$820m for Sydney in 2018 Australasia

According to a Deloitte Access Economics study, delegates attending events at International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) generated A$820 million in direct expenditure for the State in its second year of operation, an increase of A$35 million on the A$785 million direct contribution in 2017. International and interstate visitors helped generate 72 per cent (A$590 million) of the total expenditure, resulting in more than 1.57...

Read More


Confex keynote: capturing the long-term value of meetings Europe

The first of a series of talks was delivered at Confex’s International Pavilion by Martin Boyle, director – Europe at Business Events Sydney. Boyle opened by talking about how difficult it can be sometimes be to measure the value of meetings, showing a Google search of “how to measure ROI” which returned over 440 million results. But the meetings industry as a whole, he said,...

Read More


EEAA pursues Labor of business events love in Canberra Australasia

The Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) continued its representation work in the Federal Parliament when it joined the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) to discuss business events with the Members of Parliament who are part of Labor Friends of Tourism. EEAA Chief Executive, Joyce DiMascio was onstage at the event with Shadow Minister for Tourism and Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport,...

Read More


Bid Fund secures AUD$190m worth of events for Australia Australasia

Tourism Australia’s Business Events Bid Fund Programme (BFP) has helped to double the value of business events secured by the country over the past three months to a new milestone of AUD$187m (US$133.7m). To The BFP has also helped boost the number of applications received from the Australian business events industry, which have now reached 79 since the fund’s launch. Total expenditure by international business...

Read More


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...

Read More


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...

Read More


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...

Read More



Page 1 of 3123
banner