News – Australia

Cairns Convention Centre expansion concept takes shape

Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has unveiled initial draft concept drawings for how the massive $176 million overhaul of the Cairns Convention Centre might look…. Read more »

EEAA recognised for the positive impact of its industry advocacy by global peak body

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia’s (EEAA) achievements in government advocacy have been recognised by industry peers in the inaugural Global Exhibition Day Awards 2017. Awarded… Read more »

MCEC set for the future with record FY results

MCEC’s economic impact grows, contributing over $969.1 million to Victoria in 2016/17 Fifth consecutive record-breaking EOFY result  Over two million visitors passed through MCEC’s doors  Revenues set to… Read more »

Melbourne to glow green for Ecocity World Summit 2017

Melbourne’s sustainability credentials are on show to the world with the prestigious Ecocity World Summit 2017 arriving in the city tomorrow, from 12 – 14 July 2016,… Read more »

New Zealand destinations and support on show at AFNC 2017

New Zealand representatives are set to share their diverse destinations and warm hospitality with delegates at the Associations Forum National Conference (AFNC) in Sydney next week. Conventions… Read more »

ICC Sydney goes Gold for Sustainability

International Convention Centre Sydney has been awarded LEED Gold, recognising its all-encompassing approach to sustainability. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) ratings system, developed by the… Read more »

Cairns Convention Centre receives Global Innovation Award

Cairns Convention Centre has been awarded the International Association of Convention Centre’s (AIPC) Innovation Award (Delegate’s Choice) for their 20th birthday gift made from recycled steel, salvaged… Read more »

MCEC Chief Executive appointed to AIPC Board

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) Chief Executive, Peter King was appointed to the International Association of Convention Centre’s (AIPC) Board of Directors during their 2017 General… Read more »

Brumby to chair Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust

The Victorian State Government has appointed John Brumby AO as chairperson of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust (MCET), replacing outgoing chairperson, Robert Annells after more than… Read more »

EEAA partners with Mumbrella to put events on Australia’s biggest media and marketing stage

The power of face-to-face marketing has been recognised in its own category for the first time by Australia’s largest media and marketing community at the Mumbrella Awards… Read more »