Industry Issues

CINZ sets up CSR resource for event organisers

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is leading by example, adding give-back elements to their conferences and helping organisers to do the same. New Zealand’s business events… Read More

Bill O’Toole: Australia needs greater risk management training for events

As one of the facilitators of a joint Department of Homeland Security and International Festivals and Events Association workshop on risk management at IFEA Convention in October,… 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

EEAA and Association of Event Organisers commit to closer collaboration

Two major Associations representing the business events sector have committed to closer collaboration following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the EEAA 2018 Global… Read More

MEA updates green event checklist

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has republished its Green Event Checklist, designed to assist organisers deliver events that have a minimal impact on our environment. The checklist… Read More

ICC Sydney and EEAA partner for Global Exchange 2018

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has partnered with the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) to present the second annual Global Exchange Oration demonstrating the… Read More

C2 International responds to ASE’s story on C2 Melbourne going into voluntary administration

331Before we published our piece “C2 Melbourne goes into voluntary administration amid claims of outstanding debts” late on Thursday, we contacted C2 International with several questions in… Read More

C2 Melbourne goes into voluntary administration amid claims of outstanding debts

UPDATE: Monday 24 September, 11am: C2 International have sent ASE a statement in response to our article. Read it here. After being contacted by a supplier, ASE… Read More

Funding open for rural and regional NSW events

Event organisers across rural and regional NSW holding events between January and June 2019 are encouraged to apply for the NSW Government’s Flagship Event Fund, which opened… Read More

How things have changed: Bill O’Toole on the handbook that’ll set the new standard in events

As he travelled the globe training event teams and developing event strategies on behalf of organisations like the UN and the European Commission in the early 2000s,… Read More