Industry Issues

MEA applauds $12 million funding to attract international events

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 »

Tourism Australia announces multi-million dollar business events bid fund

Australia’s multi-billion dollar business events industry has received a huge boost with the creation of a national bid fund, making $12 million available over the next three… Read more »

Business events sector welcomes Ciobo announcement

The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) today welcomed and thanked the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Honourable Steven Ciobo MP, for his announcement of… Read more »

TTF welcomes new national bid fund

The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed today’s announcement that the Federal Government will establish a national bid fund to draw more lucrative business events… 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 »

New research study to prevent Australian entertainment industry mental health problems

Entertainment Assist, in association with Everymind, is conducting further research into mental health in the Australian entertainment industry. Conducted on behalf of Entertainment Assist and the Australian… Read more »

Nigel Gaunt: Accreditation a must for business event agencies

By Bronwen Largier Since business events sprang into life in the 1980s as a recognisably professional field, the industry has grown rapidly with little regulation or outside… Read more »

Industry unites behind women in AV

Coinciding with International Women’s Day is the launch of Women in AV Australia – a group that unites and supports women working in the audio visual industry…. Read more »