A CONGREGATION of top events ceos gathered at Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia's (EEAA) sixth annual Political Insiders Briefing last week to discuss national and state policy changes that may impact the way the events industry conducts business.
A NEW agency accreditation program aimed at Asia Pacific-based MICE organisations is set to debut in Singapore at the forthcoming Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific conference held 30 Nov to 02 Dec.
TOURISM Australia is leading a 20-strong delegation to IMEX America this week, focussing on innovation at this year's event.
SYDNEY, Australia has moved into second place in American Express' top 10 Asia Pacific MICE cities forecast for 2017, replacing Shanghai which has tumbled down the ranks to sixth.
SYDNEY will welcome over 42,000 MICE delegates next year, who are projected to spend nearly 190,000 days in the NSW capital and neighbouring regions, according to Business Events Sydney.
THE World's 50 Best Restaurants awards will be hosted at one of the world's oldest venues next year, the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne.
A SERIES of test events have been successfully held at the soon to open Sydney International Convention Centre (ICC Sydney).
STAGING Connections has launched a free event app in a bid to enhance attendee engagement.
THE Third annual Incentive, Conference and Event Society Asia Pacific conference, which will be held in Singapore this year, will help incentive organisers to "stay ahead of the game", said event president Nigel Gaunt.
TOURISM Accommodation Australia (TAA) Victoria has reshuffled its board, with Greg Moore taking on the role of chairman and George Varughese appointed vice chairman.