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Gold Coast’s Shannon Thwaites awarded AACB Scholarship

Shannon Thwaites, Manager – Global Business Events at Destination Gold Coast has been awarded the prestigious AACB Staff Scholarship for 2018/19. The Scholarship was announced at the… Read More

Best in business descend on Sunshine Coast

The 29th Association of Australian Convention Bureaux Annual (AACB) Conference has kicked off on the Sunshine Coast.  The event theme, “The next wave: Exceeding tomorrow’s expectations” has… Read More

EEAA receives global award for industry impact

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has received international recognition winning the Industry Impact Award for the second year running. The awards run by Exhibition… Read More

Federal Budget could have delivered more for Business Events as Australia sets its sights on world top 10

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has welcomed the Federal Government’s modest increase in funding for Tourism Australia as we set our sights on returning to… Read More

AACB applauds timing of bid fund announcement as number of international business event bid wins decline

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has released its latest edition of the Forward Calendar of International Business Events, containing an analysis of bids won, lost… Read More

Australian Government investment to disrupt global business events landscape

The importance of business events to the Australian economy has received significant further recognition in the Federal Government’s tourism policy. Today, the Honourable Steven Ciobo MP, Minister… Read More

BESydney hails new Government Bid Fund a win for Australia

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has today welcomed the announcement of the new Tourism Australia Business Events Bid Fund by the Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment,… Read More

EEAA welcomes $12 million federal funding boost for business events

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Hon Steven Ciobo MP to increase investment… Read More

AACB – Celebrating women leaders on International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Annika Hofsink, Marketing and Communications Executive, AACB caught up with a few of the female executives in convention bureaux across the country…. Read More

Sunshine Coast to host Association of Australian Convention Bureaux annual conference

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) will hold their annual conference on the Sunshine Coast in August 2018, reinforcing the increasing importance to the region’s economy,… Read More