Organisers

Producers, Managers
and Convenors

Strong speaker support for PCOA conference

Long-time industry veteran and speaker representative, Barry Markoff, ICMI Speakers & Entertainers continues his support of the Professional Conference Organisers Association in 2020, sponsoring nine high-profile speakers for the December hybrid event.

Mr Markoff tells us what his take is on the impact of COVID-19 has been and when he sees a return of the sector.

Working with the Media Episode 2 – How often should you send stories to the media? How do you write a press release?

In this four part series, editor and journalist Brad Foster and marketing communications professional Felicity Zadro discuss all things media and PR. Episode 2 focuses on how often you should be sending stories to the media, and how to write a good press release. Watch Episode Two here Who is Felicity Zadro? A passionate and committed professional communicator, Felicity Zadro…

Case Study: Hybrid future for virtual and live events. Here’s how ON AIR services reached a 500% greater audience for NFP Palliative Care Australia

Case Study: Hybrid future for virtual and live events. Here’s how ON AIR services reached a 500% greater audience for NFP Palliative Care Australia. As National Events and Partnerships Manager of the peak health body Palliative Care Australia, Jacqui Murkins is an ‘events team of one’ used to juggling a hectic schedule and the expectations of multiple stakeholders. Each year…

Prime Minister announces $50 million injection to drive confidence for Australia’s business events industry

Prime Minister announces $50 million injection to drive confidence for Australia’s business events industry MEDIA RELEASE:10 September 2020 • BECA welcomes $50 million funding announcement which will instil confidence and build momentum for Australia’s business events industry. • Government funding granted in response to BECA’s Recovery and Rebound Framework which highlighted the devastating impact of the pandemic and the need…