National meeting planners re-discover Canberra on TOP SECRET program

Delegates representing 18 organisations from around Australia flew into Canberra last week for Canberra Convention Bureau’s annual familiarisation event ‘Top Secret’. Top Secret is a key initiative… Read more »

Australia Forum convention centre design revealed

Internationally prominent architects Fuksas and Guida Moseley Brown on Monday unveiled the reference design for Australia Forum, Canberra’s proposed new convention centre. Canberra Convention Bureau Chairman Patrick… Read more »

New CEO appointed to Canberra Convention Bureau

Canberra Convention Bureau  is pleased to announce Michael Matthews as its new Chief Executive Officer, commencing 1 October 2015. Mr Matthews is currently the Executive Director of… Read more »

Canberra MICE industry gets first look at refurbished Hotel Kurrajong

report by Trevor Connell The Hotel Kurrajong is part of Canberra’s history. The Kurrajong, which is co-owned by TFE Hotels and NRMA, was designed in 1924 by… Read more »

Canberra hosts the Associations Forum National Conference

by Trevor Connell The Associations Forum National Conference was held for the first time in Canberra this month. The conference was hosted by the National Convention Centre… Read more »

Top Secret Showcase Dinner at Old Parliament House

Old Parliament House (OPH) in Canberra holds many secrets.  And many of them were uncovered for delegates to the Canberra Convention Bureau’s Top Secret famil. As part… Read more »

Canberra Convention Bureau throws support behind new Canberra brand

The Canberra Convention Bureau has hailed the introduction of Canberra’s new brand as a welcome opportunity to promote Canberra’s identity. The new city brand was revealed this… Read more »

Australia Forum could change face of Canberra according to international expert

In an address to ACT business people, world renowned architect, Larry Oltmanns explained how convention centres have contributed to the personality and economy of cities around the… Read more »

Business events boosting Canberra’s tourism sector

The Canberra Convention Bureau has achieved its 2012-13 target of generating $41.6 million in confirmed business, delivering 66,400 nights of accommodation room occupancy to the Canberra economy…. Read more »

G20 meeting big win for Canberra.

The Canberra Convention Bureau welcomes the ACT Government’s announcement of the hosting of the G20 Finance and Bank Deputies Meeting in Canberra. This meeting is a dividend… Read more »