ICYMI: top stories in September from BEN

Adelaide unveils convention centre After several years of construction, the Adelaide Convention Centre has opened the doors of its new East Building as part of a $397 million redevelopment. The building will increase the centre's footprint to 20,0

Expo2020 to change the face of Dubai

Millions of dollars of investment is going into United Arab Emirates' events sector with the Dubai Expo 2020 just three years away. Sanctioned by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the Expo will bring over 25 million attendees to the

Abu Dhabi event sector booming

As business events destination go, Abu Dhabi is making a name for itself. The Emirate is now the fastest-growing destination in the Middle East for attracting conferences and association events. Abu Dhabi has gone from hosting four international c

ICESAP View: September

Nigel Gaunt, president, Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific I am writing this exactly one month after closing the transaction for PCMA to acquire ICESAP. In the last month, I have been asked numerous times "What motivated you t

Bold plans put Tasmania on show

When Tasmania's headline-grabbing Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) announced plans to target the conference sector with a $300 million expansion, Australia's smallest state proved again that it's perfectly capable of stealing the national spotlight.

ICYMI: BEN top stories in August

Moreton Hire expands into Europe Australian events supplier Moreton Hire will continue its push into the international market with plans to open a European hub. The company has announced plans for a London presence that will support international