News – Australia

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 »

National Parks & Wildlife Service encourages the events industry to break free from Sydney’s concrete jungle

NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service encourages the events industry to break free from Sydney’s concrete jungle and is setting its sights on nurturing the creative imaginations… Read more »

Record tourism & transport funding to send NSW visitor economy soaring

The NSW Government’s record investment in the tourism and transport sectors in its 2017-18 Budget will bolster the State’s visitor economy and enhance NSW’s reputation as one… Read more »

MCI joins the Creative Consortium to bring C2 Conference to Melbourne in November 2017

MCI, the world’s leading provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions for the international meetings and events industry, joins forces with C2 International, with the support of… Read more »

MCEC remains Australasia’s undisputed leading Meetings and Conference Centre six years running

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) was last night named Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre for the sixth consecutive year at the prestigious World Travel Awards… Read more »

ICC Sydney lights up Darling Harbour during Vivid Sydney

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) dazzles local and international visitors until 17 June, with the launch of its first ever Vivid Sydney light installation. Australia’s premier… Read more »

Expansion puts AV company in the spotlight

Expanding into Fiji with the Marriott Hotels’ newest 5 star resort and signing a six year tenure with the Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) has placed… Read more »

Applications open for the David Grant Creativity Project

Applications have opened for the inaugural David Grant Creativity Project, a fellowship for young people in the Australian events industry, in memory of the legendary event producer… Read more »

Tourism sacrificed in Government cash grab

The Turnbull Government has jeopardised the growth of Australia’s visitor economy and put at risk the ability of the tourism sector to become one of the nation’s… Read more »