ACB sets its sights on Asian investment

The arrival of Steven Marshall as Premier of South Australia following the Liberal Party's election win in March could trigger a swathe of new international investment opportunities, according to the Adelaide Convention Bureau (ACB). Although the

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Government grant to aid event growth A report released by the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) in April showed a decline in the number of international events to be hosted in Australia. According to the Forward Calendar of Bu

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Nigel Gaunt, president, Professional Convention Management Association -- The Incentive Conference & Event Society Asia-Pacific Time to Lift our Collective Game When senior executives at one of Australia's leading banks stand accused of con

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Joyce DiMascio, chief executive, Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia The big news in recent weeks has been the Federal Government funding boost for business events -- $12m over three years from 1 July. It will be administered by Busin

Melbourne goes big in quest for events dominance

The battle to assume the mantle as Australia's premier events city is well and truly heating up with the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre's (MCEC) $200 million expansion set to make it the largest venue in the country when works are finally

In case you missed it: BEN March

Brisbane's big start The Brisbane Convention Bureau (BCB) has scored the hosting rights for an impressive 15 events in only the first two months of 2018. The events list spans a diverse cross-section of industries including health, education an