Federal Budget could have delivered more for Business Events as Australia sets its sights on world top 10

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has welcomed the Federal Government’s modest increase in funding for Tourism Australia as we set our sights on returning to… Read more »

Executive PA corporate event organiser survey released at Meetings & Events national conference

Today, Executive PA launched the findings of the Executive PA Corporate Event Organiser Survey at the Meetings & Events Australia National Conference. The report, now in its… Read more »

Artificial intelligence global ‘rock stars’ headline speaker program for EEAA’s Global Exhibitions Day Leaders Forum and conference

Artificial Intelligence global “rockstars” will take centre-stage at the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) two-day festival of ideas which will take place in Sydney on… 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 »

Sunshine Coast – incentive experiences, new funding program and ‘Out of the Box’ offsite events

The new guide showcases the enviable selection of motivational, destination specific group activities created especially for conference and incentive groups. The image rich guide comes complete with… Read more »

Sunshine Coast to host Association of Australian Convention Bureaux annual conference

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) will hold their annual conference on the Sunshine Coast in August 2018, reinforcing the increasing importance to the region’s economy,… Read more »

Business Events to play integral part in Government’s future tourism strategy

The voice of the business events industry will be strongly represented in the development of Australia’s future tourism strategy through the Beyond Tourism 2020 Steering Committee. Today,… Read more »

The year to come: Event industry predictions for 2018

We asked a number of industry leaders to give us their predictions for the year ahead, from the challenges to the opportunities 2018 will yield. As a… Read more »

Destination NSW joins the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux

The New South Wales Government’s tourism and major events agency has joined Australia’s peak body for the nation’s convention bureaux, the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux announced… 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 »