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

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

Executive PA corporate event organiser survey released at Meetings & Events national conference

Today, Executive PA launched the findings of the Executive PA Corporate Event Organiser Survey at the Meetings & Events Australia National Conference. The report, now in its… Read More

Artificial intelligence global ‘rock stars’ headline speaker program for EEAA’s Global Exhibitions Day Leaders Forum and conference

Artificial Intelligence global “rockstars” will take centre-stage at the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) two-day festival of ideas which will take place in Sydney on… 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

Sunshine Coast – incentive experiences, new funding program and ‘Out of the Box’ offsite events

The new guide showcases the enviable selection of motivational, destination specific group activities created especially for conference and incentive groups. The image rich guide comes complete with… Read More

Sunshine Coast to host Association of Australian Convention Bureaux annual conference

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) will hold their annual conference on the Sunshine Coast in August 2018, reinforcing the increasing importance to the region’s economy,… Read More

Business Events to play integral part in Government’s future tourism strategy

The voice of the business events industry will be strongly represented in the development of Australia’s future tourism strategy through the Beyond Tourism 2020 Steering Committee. Today,… Read More

The year to come: Event industry predictions for 2018

We asked a number of industry leaders to give us their predictions for the year ahead, from the challenges to the opportunities 2018 will yield. As a… Read More

Destination NSW joins the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux

The New South Wales Government’s tourism and major events agency has joined Australia’s peak body for the nation’s convention bureaux, the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux announced… Read More