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Brisbane celebrates 40 years of business events and tourism

As Brisbane’s profile as a business events destination continues to soar, the city is celebrating the 40th anniversary of a body dedicated to attracting conventions and visitors to… Read More

PCOA delegates set to get New Zealand on the map

Delegates at next week’s PCOA Conference in Melbourne will be asked to band together and help #getNZonthemap at the 100% Pure New Zealand hub. The campaign is… Read More

Melbourne showcases incentive assets during Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase

With the Business Event Australia Greater China Showcase all wrapped up in Victoria, Melbourne Convention Bureau is reflecting on the opportunity which allowed the Bureau to present… Read More

Greater China Showcase wraps up in Melbourne with dinner event

After two days of experiencing the very best of Melbourne’s incentive offering during the host city program of the Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase, Chinese incentive… Read More

Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase shines a light on Melbourne

Chinese incentive planners, corporate decision makers and media taking part in the Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase experienced first-hand Melbourne and regional Victoria’s incentive offering this… Read More

Chariots of Fire producer David Puttnam to speak in Brisbane

British film-producing powerhouse David Puttnam‘s Brisbane visit this week highlights the value of events for the knowledge economy. Responsible for popular classics like Chariots of Fire, The… Read More

Asian incentive business key to a record year for BESydney

A strategic decision over a decade ago to invest into the rapid growth of the global incentives market to Australia out of Asia has proved a game… Read More

Caloundra’s Events Centre redevelopment reaches critical stage

Sunshine Coast’s premier performing arts and conference centre – The Events Centre at Caloundra – is in the midst of a $6 million redevelopment, with the most… Read More

Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase takes place in Melbourne

Tourism Australia’s Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase started on Monday in Melbourne, the first time ever the event has been held outside China. “Hosting the event… Read More

Vivid Sydney named best tourism event in the country

Australia’s largest event, Vivid Sydney, was awarded Visit Sunshine Coast Best Tourism Event at the Australian Event Awards on Wednesday, capping off another impressive year for the… Read More