Commentary

Review: EEAA seizes the opportunity of Global Exhibitions Day

ASE Journalist Bronwen Largier gains a valuable perspective on the exhibitions industry at the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia’s Leaders Forum held on Global Exhibitions Day…. Read more »

Why Political Masters are bad for Associations

by Trevor Connell The term “Political Masters” has no place in the Australian vernacular. This is a term that should be reserved for totalitarian countries, not countries… Read more »

EU’s General Data Protection Regulation to have major impact on Australian event planners

By Jack Ukil, Director of Sales at Cvent Starting 25 May 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced. Although Australian event planners… Read more »

Was it the “The Ultimate Conference for the Australian Events Industry”?

by Trevor Connell “Cosi from South Aussie” (Andrew Costello) is passionate about his home state. So are Annabel Crabb, Simon Burgess and Rodney Harrex. Andrew Costello was… Read more »

MEA conference social events shine, mostly…

an opinionated report from Trevor Connell The events industry knows how to party and the Adelaide MEA conference social committee made sure delegates had a good time…. Read more »

A first-timer’s perspective on the 2018 MEA Conference

Commentary by ASE Journalist Bronwen Largier Meetings and Events Australia’s 2018 Accelerate Conference was my first experience of an events industry conference as a delegate. It was… Read more »

MEA conference follow up – The Art of Business Drinking: 10 Essential Tips

Cocktail functions, awards dinners and after parties are the core networking opportunities at any conference and the annual MEA conference is no exception. Champion networker, marketer and… Read more »

ASE Special Feature: Women in AV

Although the events industry is female dominated, the AV sector remains largely a male domain. With the launch of Women in AV Australia, ASE chats to three… Read more »

Nigel Gaunt: Accreditation a must for business event agencies

By Bronwen Largier Since business events sprang into life in the 1980s as a recognisably professional field, the industry has grown rapidly with little regulation or outside… Read more »

The year to come: Event industry predictions for 2018

We asked a number of industry leaders to give us their predictions for the year ahead, from the challenges to the opportunities 2018 will yield. As a… Read more »