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Thu 27 Jul 17

$330m Adelaide casino plan

ADELAIDE Casino has been given the green light for a $330 million redevelopment as part of the wider rejuvenation of the Adelaide Convention Centre and Riverbank Precinct.

Mon 24 Jul 17

Events Authority wins

THE Events Authority has taken out the Best Business Events Travel Agency title at the National Travel Industry Awards in Sydney on Sat night.

Mon 24 Jul 17

Regional event push for NSW

THE NSW Government is preparing to release a Regional Conferencing Strategy aimed at driving events beyond Sydney and into the state's other cities and rural centres.

Thu 20 Jul 17


THE Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) has revamped its 2018 conference format with a host of new initiatives and features.

Thu 20 Jul 17

MCEC posts record result

THE Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has posted a fifth consecutive record financial result, announcing a total operating revenue of $80.1 million and a $969m economic contribution for Victoria.

Mon 17 Jul 17

Bris posts big wins

BRISBANE'S economy will receive a $70m injection over the coming years thanks to a succession of large conferences secured in 2016-17.

Mon 17 Jul 17

New Cairns Plans unveiled

THE first concept images of the $176m overhaul of the Cairns Convention Centre have been revealed by Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt.

Thu 13 Jul 17

Gore to Melbourne

MELBOURNE is hosting the Ecocity World Summit 2017 over the next few days, headlined by former US Vice President and current chair of the Climate Reality Project, Al Gore.

Thu 13 Jul 17

P&O sets course for events

P&O Cruises has put forward its new Australian-based ship Pacific Explorer in its latest move to lure conferences to sea.

Mon 10 Jul 17

MCEC chief to AIPC

MELBOURNE Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) chief executive Peter King has been appointed to the International Association of Convention Centres' (AIPC) board of directors during its 2017 General Assembly held in Sydney last week.

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