Industry Issues

EEAA joins forces with Explori in new international research partnership

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) is pleased to announce a new international research partnership with Explori to produce a new benchmark research study for… Read more »

AV1 and City Recital Hall offering live production traineeships to meet critical NSW skills shortage

AV1 and City Recital Hall are taking part in a pilot program for Live Production traineeships to streamline and expedite the hiring, training and certification of much… Read more »

Meetings & Events Australia launches social legacy project

Meetings & Events Australia has partnered with Centium Software, developers of EventsAIR, to launch its Social Legacy research project designed to capture the details of the donations… 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 »

AAWEsome collaboration to build world-first roadmap for wellness in entertainment

Entertainment Assist has today announced the formation of the Australian Alliance for Wellness in Entertainment (AAWE) – a world-first, cross-sector initiative for shared interest in positive mental… Read more »

Time for common sense solution to end Sydney Airport chaos

The stringent and outdated operating restrictions which have exacerbated the chaos at Sydney Airport twice in the past week must be immediately reviewed in order to give… Read more »

Business events survey finds that skills shortages are impacting industry

A skills survey of the business events sector, coordinated by Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) in partnership with the Australian Association of Convention Bureaux and the Exhibition… Read more »

Strong security focus at the Australian Event Symposium in September

Workshops on event security and crowd safety and an overview of cyber security for events will bring those working public, corporate and special events up to speed… Read more »

Business Events meets Parliament

Business Events leaders and members of the Business Events Council of Australia last week met with parliamentarians at the Business Events Meets Parliament bipartisan Friends of Tourism… Read more »