AACB to collaborate with global brand STR

AACB has signed a mutually-beneficial market intelligence partnership with global accommodation insights experts STR. As part of this arrangement, STR will produce case studies and reports highlighting… 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

Gold Coast’s Shannon Thwaites awarded AACB Scholarship

Shannon Thwaites, Manager – Global Business Events at Destination Gold Coast has been awarded the prestigious AACB Staff Scholarship for 2018/19. The Scholarship was announced at the… Read More

Best in business descend on Sunshine Coast

The 29th Association of Australian Convention Bureaux Annual (AACB) Conference has kicked off on the Sunshine Coast.  The event theme, “The next wave: Exceeding tomorrow’s expectations” has… Read More

EEAA receives global award for industry impact

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has received international recognition winning the Industry Impact Award for the second year running. The awards run by Exhibition… Read More

Federal Budget could have delivered more for Business Events as Australia sets its sights on world top 10

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has welcomed the Federal Government’s modest increase in funding for Tourism Australia as we set our sights on returning to… Read More

AACB applauds timing of bid fund announcement as number of international business event bid wins decline

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has released its latest edition of the Forward Calendar of International Business Events, containing an analysis of bids won, lost… Read More

Australian Government investment to disrupt global business events landscape

The importance of business events to the Australian economy has received significant further recognition in the Federal Government’s tourism policy. Today, the Honourable Steven Ciobo MP, Minister… Read More

BESydney hails new Government Bid Fund a win for Australia

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has today welcomed the announcement of the new Tourism Australia Business Events Bid Fund by the Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment,… Read More

EEAA welcomes $12 million federal funding boost for business events

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Hon Steven Ciobo MP to increase investment… Read More