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AIME announces new initiatives to elevate 2018 program

The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) has announced revitalised features and new initiatives including a refreshed Hosted Buyer Program, additional trade buyer flexibility, new floorplan and unprecedented networking opportunities… Read more »

David Pugh – at the forefront of Brisbane’s culinary reputation – wins Lifetime Achiever Award

David Pugh, Former Queensland Ambassador Chef, leading restaurateur and now Executive Sous Chef at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has been presented with the Lifetime Achiever… Read more »

Christchurch wins international animal studies conference

Christchurch has won an international bid to host the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA) Conference in July 2019, the first time it will be held in New… Read more »

Sprintr by AV1 leads the race in event technology innovation

Only a year into its launch, registration and event app service provider Sprintr by AV1 has been announced as a finalist in the Best Event Technology category… Read more »

Cairns Convention Centre expansion concept takes shape

Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has unveiled initial draft concept drawings for how the massive $176 million overhaul of the Cairns Convention Centre might look…. Read more »

Conventions to deliver $70 million boost to Brisbane

Brisbane’s economy will receive an estimated $70 million injection over the coming years through significant conferences and business events secured through the work of the city’s dedicated… Read more »

EEAA recognised for the positive impact of its industry advocacy by global peak body

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia’s (EEAA) achievements in government advocacy have been recognised by industry peers in the inaugural Global Exhibition Day Awards 2017. Awarded… Read more »

From Coast to City ~ Sunshine Coast and Brisbane partner to increase business to the ‘Great South East’

Business Events Sunshine Coast (BESC) has created a new partnership with the Brisbane Convention Bureau to host a group of nine top event planners to the region… Read more »

MCEC set for the future with record FY results

MCEC’s economic impact grows, contributing over $969.1 million to Victoria in 2016/17 Fifth consecutive record-breaking EOFY result  Over two million visitors passed through MCEC’s doors  Revenues set to… Read more »

The Association for Women in Events now accepting applications for 2018 board of directors

The Association for Women in Events (AWE) is now accepting board of director applications for its 2018 term. AWE is an inclusive community dedicated to the professional… Read more »