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Mon 22 Jan 18

mCec on track for opening

CONSTRUCTION work on the $205 million expansion of the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is on track for its scheduled opening in mid-2018.

Thu 18 Jan 18

Brisbane takes incentive focus

THE Brisbane Convention Bureau will put a renewed focus on attracting more incentive business to the city under newly appointed general manager Juliet Alabaster.

Thu 18 Jan 18

NSW tops events list

NEW research has shown that New South Wales was the most popular Australian destination for conferences in 2017.

Mon 15 Jan 18

Tasmania welcomes growth

AFTER a year of highs in 2017, Business Events Tasmania is looking to capitalise on recent success in the year ahead.

Thu 11 Jan 18

Sydney on the up for 2018

THIS year is shaping up to be another big year for Business Events Sydney (BESydney) and the MICE sector in Australia's largest city, with a number large conferences on the calendar.

Thu 11 Jan 18

Byron Bay events

THE North Byron Parklands in Northern NSW has presented plans to the NSW Planning & Environment department to construct a permanent events facility on the site.

Mon 08 Jan 18

Perth to put events on water

PERTH is set to expand its business events facilities with approval given for a permanent event barge to be located 400 metres from Elizabeth Quay.

Thu 04 Jan 18

MCB maps out 2018 strategy

THE Melbourne Convention Bureau has outlined a number of initiatives for 2018 that it believes will enhance its credentials as the city of choice for MICE events in 2018.

Thu 21 Dec 17

Adelaide has a record 2017

ADELAIDE has recorded its biggest year ever after securing $247 million worth of events for the city.

Thu 21 Dec 17

Int’l delegates up

THE latest arrival statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show the number of international visitors entering Australia for conferences and conventions was 32,000 in Oct 2017.

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