Industry Issues

Funding open for rural and regional NSW events

Event organisers across rural and regional NSW holding events between January and June 2019 are encouraged to apply for the NSW Government’s Flagship Event Fund, which opened… Read More

How things have changed: Bill O’Toole on the handbook that’ll set the new standard in events

As he travelled the globe training event teams and developing event strategies on behalf of organisations like the UN and the European Commission in the early 2000s,… Read More

Event land use regulation: Could it be easier?

Events are increasingly encouraged by all levels of government, but there is a scarcity of information on the planning and regulation process, writes Garry O’Dell, a PhD… Read More

Sustainability declared a top priority by exhibition and event industry who commit to collaboration for change

The Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has kicked off a major new initiative to tackle sustainability and reduce the environmental impact of the events sector…. Read More

Former White House Events Director headlines new B2B event industry conference

Australia’s newest events industry conference, The Business of Events, will present a bevy of industry heavyweights offering middle to senior management professionals a wealth of the latest… Read More

Meredith Music Festival gets ticket scalping protection from Victorian Government

Festival goers will be better protected against ticket scalpers after the Victorian Labor Government declared Meredith Music Festival as a major event. Minister for Tourism and Major Events… Read More

The EEAA on a quest to put sustainability back in the spotlight

An EEAA Young Stars networking event on Tuesday 7 August has an environmental focus, but as Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia Chief Executive Joyce DiMascio reveals… Read More

ICC Sydney pioneers plastic bottle waste reduction in events sector

International Convention Centre Sydney has today announced more than a million plastic water bottles have been saved through its partnership with Sydney Water, reflecting the venue’s ongoing commitment… Read More

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