News – Australia

Oh what a night! Sunshine Coast delivers an Australian Event Awards night to remember

The Events Centre Caloundra hosted a spectacular show for the Australian Event Awards, considered the premier event for the Australian events industry. Some 330 event specialists from… Read more »

Australian Event Awards Winners announced

Recognising the best Australian events and achievements by Australians in the global events industry, the Australian Event Awards on Wednesday 13 September on the Sunshine Coast also… Read more »

AACB welcomes Hall of Fame inductee

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) and IMEX Group are pleased to announce Mr Vincent Barron AACB Hall of Fame inductee for 2017. The induction ceremony… Read more »

Skills survey shows opportunities for employment in the events industry

The full report of a survey conducted by Meetings & Events Australia has revealed there are significant opportunities for employment growth in the events industry. Commenting on… Read more »

ICC Sydney wins Australian HR Team of the Year & Best Recruitment Campaign

ICC Sydney has been recognised for its extraordinary culture and outstanding work in recruiting and on-boarding almost 1,800 team members in time for its December 2016 opening,… Read more »

Vivid Sydney’s Ignatius Jones honoured for Lifetime Achievement

Vivid Sydney Creative Director Ignatius Jones will be honoured for his stellar major events career as recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Australian Event… Read more »

Major milestone in SA government’s commitment to business events

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) and its Members celebrated the completion of the Adelaide Convention Centre’s redevelopment – a major milestone in the South… Read more »

World’s leading eye specialists set their sights on Melbourne

Melbourne’s business events sector is starting the new financial year on a high, with Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) securing the largest ever conference for the state. Melbourne,… Read more »

Adelaide Convention Centre set to be an instant icon

South Australia’s visitor economy will receive a significant boost following tonight’s opening of the redeveloped Adelaide Convention Centre, the Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) said today…. Read more »

Tourism & Transport Forum 2017 Leadership Summit: Towards 2040

The critical role of the visitor economy in securing Australia’s current and future economic prosperity will be top of the agenda at Australia’s premier tourism, transport and… Read more »