Industry News

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

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

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

Australia’s strengths on show at IMEX America

Australia’s strengths as an incentive and association destination was on show this week at the Business Events Australia stand at IMEX America, one of the world’s key… Read More

American Express Meetings and Events forecasts steady growth for 2019

The meetings industry has achieved consistent growth in spend and attendees for the fourth consecutive year, solidifying its value as a business enabler according to Amex’s events… Read More

Sunshine Coast announces new food festival

The Curated Plate, a new four-day destination food festival is set to make its debut on the Sunshine Coast on August 8-11, 2019. In a celebration of… Read More

CINZ conference to host Eat My Lunch with Lisa King

Award-winning social entrepreneur Lisa King, founder of Eat My Lunch, is bringing her dynamic social enterprise story to the Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) annual conference… Read More

Association Events Summit: An honest insight into association events

The Associations Forum Association Events Summit held at ICC Sydney in September was a fascinating dive into the world of association events – their challenges, triumphs and… Read More

Emerging Talent Programme debuts at CINZ Conference 2018

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is launching a new event specifically designed for young business event professionals at its annual conference in Auckland later this month…. Read More

A milestone year for the expanded Adelaide Convention Centre

From putting finishing touches on its $397 million redevelopment to welcoming record numbers of visitors through its doors and playing host to some of Adelaide’s largest ever… Read More