Industry Issues

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 »

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 »

EXECUTIVE PA research findings to be released at Meetings & Events National Conference

The peak body for the meetings and events industry is excited to partner with Executive PA Media for the second year as a research partner on the… Read more »

Top talent converge on Adelaide this weekend for the ultimate conference for the Australian events industry

Meetings & Events Australia, the peak membership body for the events industry, has secured top talent from around the world, to speak at the upcoming National Conference,… Read more »

EU threat to stage lighting challenged by Robe Lighting CEO

Josef Valchar, CEO of Robe Lighting s.r.o is petitioning the Czech government and Czech Euro MPs to request that they exempt all stage lighting equipment (EN 60598-2-17,… Read more »

Skills and talent attraction takes centre stage for Global Exhibitions Day (#GED18)

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australia (EEAA) welcomes The Global Association for the Exhibition Industry’s (UFI) decision to put a spotlight on skills development and careers… 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 »

Melbourne throws support behind Global Meetings Industry Day

Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) proudly supported Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), uniting with the meeting industry across the globe to highlight the legacy impact of business events on… Read more »

More Business Events for Rural and Regional NSW

Following the success of the NSW Regional Conferencing Development Grants Pilot Program, the NSW Government has committed a further $300,000 to attract and create more business events… Read more »

MEA applauds $12 million funding to attract international events

Meetings & Events Australia, the peak member group representing the events industry, is delighted with the announcement today by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the… Read more »