News – Australia

BCEC flags record first quarter for convention wins

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has set a cracking pace for the first quarter of the Financial Year confirming a record 51 new conferences for Brisbane… Read more »

Canberra attracts over 4000 conference delegates this month

Business events dominates Canberra’s event calendar in November and December with close to 4000 delegates coming to the city. Canberra Convention Bureau secured nine conferences which will… Read more »

World Business Awards name MCEC a global Employer of Choice

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has been named an ‘Employer of Choice’ by the World Business Awards 2017, and is one of only six organisations worldwide… Read more »

The Royal Easter Show’s ‘The Stables’ wins International award in Florida

The Sydney Royal Easter Show’s popular new venue ‘The Stables’ has been recognised as “Best New Innovation in Food and Beverage” – (Attendance under 1 million) at… Read more »

AccorHotels appoints General Manager of Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

AccorHotels has appointed Glen Erickson as General Manager of Novotel Melbourne South Wharf. The hotel is currently under construction, set to open March 2018, and forms part… Read more »

AIME launches exhibitor educational series

The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) has announced the introduction of a free series of educational sessions designed to support exhibitors to maximise their investment in the… Read more »

International Business Events attracting global talent

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux’s (AACB) latest industry analysis shows the value of international business events in attracting global talent, as our convention bureaux secure almost… Read more »

Connections and education focal points at re-designed travel show

The 2018 Travel Industry Exhibition has been completely redesigned to deliver the exact type of event the industry wants. The redesign follows extensive industry research after the… Read more »

The Royal Easter Show’s “The Stables” named as a finalist in prestigious international Attraction awards.

For many years The Stables was known to loyal showgoers as the temporary home to the beloved Clydesdales and the RM Williams emporium. But that all changed… Read more »

Luxperience founder, Helen Logas has sold the successful, global travel trade institution

After six years guiding Luxperience to an overwhelming success, founder Helen Logas has sold the renowned luxury travel trade forum to US owned company Diversified Communications Australia,… Read more »