Commentary

Playing the long game – the true power of conferences

The question is often asked: what is the benefit of conferences? The real answer to that question often only emerges years after the events have taken place,… Read more »

Should Australian event managers become “first responders”

by Trevor Connell I came across an interesting article via the US BizBash site following the latest massacre over there. In it BizBash CEO David Adler called… Read more »

Time for common sense solution to end Sydney Airport chaos

The stringent and outdated operating restrictions which have exacerbated the chaos at Sydney Airport twice in the past week must be immediately reviewed in order to give… Read more »

cievents balancing motherhood with a career

by Fiona Batten, General Manager Australia, cievents The ultimate question we are likely to face as mothers is how to find that delicate balance between family, children… Read more »

MEA and the industry say farewell to ATP

By Trevor Connell The final industry event to be held at what has been one of the industry’s favourite venues was a time for many to reflect… Read more »

ICC Sydney “tested on humans”

Trevor Connell was an invited guest at the ICC Showcase Dinner Last week the ICC Sydney hosted a special test event – a showcase dinner for 800… Read more »

Victorian major events chiefs quit as government expands White Night to Ballarat

Victoria’s most senior major events executives overseeing the state’s biggest sporting, cultural and tourism drawcards such as the Grand Prix, White Night Melbourne and Winter Masterpieces, have departed…. Read more »

Reports emerging of mass sackings of Staging Connections staff

Staff at Staging Connections Melbourne office were yesterday given redundancy notices with other offices expected to be stripped of staff over the next few days. ASE understands… Read more »

The power of exhibitions to engage in an ‘always on’ world

In a world that’s ‘always on’, the landscape has shifted for marketers. – by Joyce DiMascio Historically, the relationship between a brand and its customers was largely transactional…. Read more »

ASE website updated

Welcome to the new look ASE website There may be a few glitches today as we bed in the new site – on a new server. Please… Read more »