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Business Events meets Parliament

Business Events leaders and members of the Business Events Council of Australia last week met with parliamentarians at the Business Events Meets Parliament bipartisan Friends of Tourism… Read more »

Mega Chinese incentive group converge on Melbourne

Melbourne’s international reputation for delivering superior incentive reward programs was strengthened with the arrival of a mega Chinese incentive group, Perfect China, into Melbourne last week. A… Read more »

Business Events Leadership descends on Canberra

Leaders of the Business Events industry have visited Canberra to engage with Federal Parliamentarians and senior departmental officials as part of the Business Events Council of Australia… Read more »

Sunshine Coast domestic visitors reaches new record high

The Sunshine Coast recorded its highest ever domestic visitor numbers, attracting 3.4 million arrivals to the year ending March 2017, a rise of 6% and contributing $2.06… Read more »

NSW tourism, hospitality and Business Events sectors to be boosted by positive State Budget

Australia’s peak tourism accommodation body, Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA), welcomed the funding initiatives to support metro and regional tourism, announced in today’s NSW Budget. TAA CEO Carol… Read more »

Club Melbourne continues to drive Victoria’s business events excellence

Victoria’s elite Club Melbourne Ambassador Program celebrated its 12th Anniversary and another year of outstanding contribution to the State on Friday evening, inducting five new Ambassadors and… Read more »

Melbourne Winter Showcase for European Conference Organisers

Four leading European professional conference organisers gathered in Melbourne from 7 – 11 June 2017 for five days of immersive experiences to learn about Melbourne’s capabilities as… Read more »

EEAA’S new board combines a stable core of directors and two fresh new appointments

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia’s (EEAA) new Board has been announced following the Annual General Meeting held in Sydney on 7 June to coincide with… Read more »

Major events help boost NZ holidaymakers to Brisbane

Brisbane’s commitment to building drawcard major events for the city appears to be paying dividends with a turnaround in the New Zealand holiday market according to the… Read more »

MEA announces second Leaders’ Breakfast for Sydney

Meetings & Events Australia will host its second Leaders’ Breakfast 7.30am to 9.00am on 6 July 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Sydney. The event will focus on… Read more »