Industry Issues

Meetings & Events Australia launches its 2018 MEA Mentor Program

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) is excited to announce that the 2018 MEA Mentor Program will get underway in July.  The six month program has paired mentees… Read more »

NSW increases funding of regional event education

The NSW Government has confirmed that it will fund a total of 18 Diploma of Event Management scholarships to help upskill and create more job opportunities for… Read more »

MEA Leaders Lunch to address accommodation in the MICE industry

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) is launching its 2018 Leaders Series of events with an in-depth look at the management of accommodation bookings for events on Friday… 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 »

Honest Goodness – Adelaide Convention Centre teams with leading South Australian nutritional experts

A pioneer from the start, the Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) will unveil its latest innovation next month (July, 2018) in the form of a fresh new menu,… Read more »

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 »

EEAA face to face with more senior government, business and industry leaders on Global Exhibitions Day 2018

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA)’s 2018 Leaders Forum and Conference has achieved the highest ever level of attendance from senior government, industry and business… Read more »

EEAA launches “A career for life”

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has launched its new campaign to encourage school leavers and early career professionals to choose “A career for life” in… Read more »

New EEAA research shows positive Australian outlook

Despite increasing competition, the growth of new event types and ongoing issues with recruitment, the mood across the exhibition and event industry in 2017 was generally positive… Read more »

GST reform urged for competitive business events sector

The industry association for New Zealand’s business events sector, Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is seeking the removal of the GST disadvantage New Zealand-based international conferences… Read more »