Festivals and Events

AccorHotels announced as major partner for Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2018

AccorHotels is proud to announce it is a Major Partner and the Official & Exclusive Accommodation Partner for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Season for… Read more »

‘Crowd science’ could keep Aussies safer at festivals this summer

The emerging discipline of ‘crowd science’ could help keep thousands of Aussies safer this summer as they attend festivals, concerts and trade shows. That’s according to CQUniversity… 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 »

The Australian Event Awards deliver the Unexpected

The Australian Event Awards dinner is usually a pretty spectacular affair with lots of pizzazz and entertainment.  So this year guests were a bit underwhelmed when they… Read more »

Meetings & Events Australia 2018 announces Annabel Crabb as MEA conference local champion at website launch

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has launched the 2018 National Conference website www.mea2018.org with the exciting announcement that the ultimate Conference in the Events Industry welcomes Annabel… Read more »

Sydney, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie awarded World Festival and Events Cities

New South Wales has once again been recognised as the home of major events with Sydney, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie all bestowed the International Festivals &… Read more »

Oh what a night! Sunshine Coast delivers an Australian Event Awards night to remember

The Events Centre Caloundra hosted a spectacular show for the Australian Event Awards, considered the premier event for the Australian events industry. Some 330 event specialists from… Read more »

White Night returns to Melbourne and Ballarat next year

The Andrews Labor Government is bringing White Night back to Melbourne and back to Ballarat for a second time in 2018. Minister for Tourism and Major Events… Read more »

NSW Government announces support for the Bowral Classic

Thousands of overnight visitors are expected to explore the Southern Highlands during an exciting cycling event, with the return of the Bowral Classic this October. Member for… Read more »

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast celebrates 50th anniversary of its naming

It is 50 years ago today that Queensland’s “Sunshine Coast” name officially came into being. Until then, the region was known as the “Near North Coast”, reflecting… Read more »