Destination NSW

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 »

COO appointment at AGB Events sets sights on local and global projects

Major event logistics supremo Todd Severson has joined one of Australia’s leading global event creative companies as AGB Events looks to continue its export of cutting edge… Read more »

The Australian Event Awards deliver the Unexpected

The Australian Event Awards dinner is usually a pretty spectacular affair with lots of pizzazz and entertainment.  So this year guests were a bit underwhelmed when they… Read more »

Sydney, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie awarded World Festival and Events Cities

New South Wales has once again been recognised as the home of major events with Sydney, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie all bestowed the International Festivals &… 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 »

Regional events the focus of new government / industry development initiative

Meetings & Event Australia (MEA) attended the launch of the NSW Regional Conferencing Strategy in Tamworth today by NSW Minister for Tourism and Major Events, the Hon…. Read more »

NSW Government announces support for the Bowral Classic

Thousands of overnight visitors are expected to explore the Southern Highlands during an exciting cycling event, with the return of the Bowral Classic this October. Member for… Read more »

Events boost NSW regional economy

Events boost NSW regional economy

Lyn Lewis-Smith, CEO Business Events Sydney (BESydney) today confirmed that regional NSW is reaping economic benefit from global events. “The international caving community is this week meeting… Read more »

NSW tourism, hospitality and Business Events sectors to be boosted by positive State Budget

Australia’s peak tourism accommodation body, Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA), welcomed the funding initiatives to support metro and regional tourism, announced in today’s NSW Budget. TAA CEO Carol… Read more »

Destination NSW appoints new GM Regional

Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase announced today that Mr Stephen Mahoney will be joining the Destination NSW team as General Manager – Regional. “Stephen brings extensive travel… Read more »