Destinations

MCEC remains Australasia’s undisputed leading Meetings and Conference Centre six years running

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) was last night named Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre for the sixth consecutive year at the prestigious World Travel Awards… Read more »

Canterbury out in force at CINZ MEETINGS 2017

The South Island’s The South Island’s Canterbury region will be out in force at CINZ MEETINGS 2017, when a record 12 partners join Christchurch and Canterbury Convention… Read more »

Major events “Come to Life” on the Sunshine Coast with launch of new marketing campaign

Sunshine Coast Council and Visit Sunshine Coast, today (May 31) launched a new marketing campaign promoting the diverse range of major events hosted on the Sunshine Coast…. Read more »

Federal Budget Missed Opportunity: Bid fund remains a priority for the Business Events Industry

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has expressed its disappointment in last night’s Federal Budget, flagging the missed opportunity to invest in the business events industry… Read more »

Sydney remains Australia’s #1 Business Events destination

Sydney is again Australia’s number one business event destination according to the latest International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Country and City Rankings report. Released today, the… Read more »

Melbourne is number one for visitors attending conferences

Melbourne has officially been recognised as the number one city in Australia for delegate attendance, attracting the highest number of attendees to international association meetings held in… Read more »

Leading MICE association and education provider joins Get Global

Get Global, Australia’s first one-day MICE business event dedicated exclusively to outbound product, today made the exciting announcement that the Incentive Conference and Event Society Asia-Pacific (ICESAP)… Read more »

Adele sings up a storm for Brisbane hotels, as Australian accommodation sector enjoys an events-led boom

Latest STR occupancy figures released today showed significant growth for Australia’s hotel sector as Adele’s record breaking tour of Australia produced an events-based boom for the cities… Read more »

Melbourne takes centre stage in Hong Kong

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) took the best of Melbourne’s corporate incentive suppliers to Hong Kong for the ‘MCB Melbourne Showcase’ on 24 April 2017. The event… Read more »

Sunshine Coast helps out Whitsundays with relocation of major conference in wake of Cyclone Debbie

“The show must go on,” declared the organisers of the Panalitix Accountants’ Conference, who were in the final planning stages for their annual conference when Cyclone Debbie… Read more »