News – Australia

EarthCheck scoops Lord Mayor’s Business Award

One of the most anticipated awards nights in Brisbane, saw EarthCheck, the world’s leading scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory group for travel and tourism, scoop the prestigious… Read More

AVPartners launches ultra-wide LED screen at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Audiovisual company AVPartners has installed a permanent 10.5m LED screen in the ballroom of the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach. The state-of-the-art ultra-wide screen is over three times… Read More

White Night to return to Ballarat in 2019

The Victorian Government is bringing White Night back to regional Victoria in 2019 with Ballarat to host the famous night of lights for the third time next… Read More

Spotlight on Sydney as SIBOS arrives for a third time

SIBOS begins in Sydney on Monday, bringing with it 7,000 business leaders and decision-makers from around the world. Heralded as the world’s premier financial event, SIBOS in… Read More

Bill O’Toole inducted into the IFEA Hall of Fame

Described as “one of the most globally connected and influential professionals in the festivals and events industry today”, Australian maestro Bill O’Toole was inducted into the International… Read More

High time for a high time: Legal confusion allows cannabis festivals to make millions in the US

Fresh from his induction into the International Festivals and Events Association Hall of Fame, Bill O’Toole reports on some dope learnings from the Association’s annual conference. The… Read More

Convention bureaux providing export opportunities for Australian SMEs

Convention bureaux are attracting a larger number of highly-engaged international business events to Australia, providing more opportunities to Australian small businesses, on top of those traditionally seen… Read More

Brisbane attracts world’s leading Head and Neck ­­­­Cancer Congress

Brisbane is set to host 2,000 of the world’s leading cancer experts in a first time event for Australia, after a successful bid for one of the… Read More

Event Symposium Masterclasses to deliver creativity, communication and resourcefulness boost to the events industry

A trifecta of iconic Australians will present the three Masterclasses, applying their experience and knowledge to sessions designed specifically for the events industry and providing an incredible… Read More

Invictus and fashion in the mix for The Business of Events

Invictus Games, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) and the Australian Grand Prix will share the secrets to their success at The Business of Events to be held… Read More