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Take your event to the next level with these adaptable hybrid event formats

  Take your event to the next level with these adaptable hybrid event formats Did you know hybrid event formats can adapt for a range of businesses and event styles? Understandably, a lot of businesses have been cautious about planning events in the current health climate. But equally, many others are embracing the power of technology to successfully deliver events…

The show (or event) must go on – here’s how you do it

Event organisers are a responsive, take-it-in-your-stride type. Throughout the last 14 months we have found ways to continue meeting despite uncertainty and the imposition of last-minute restrictions. Now with industries picking up pace once more and events returning to normal, we are beginning to ask ourselves; what is normal anyway?  Why return to the standard event when we can deliver so much more?

How to Choose your perfect Conference Photographer

You’re creating an epic event and encompassing all the specifics your client is throwing at you. Your next task is booking a photographer, but your favourite photographer isn’t available.

Helen Oswald, Magnetic Shots and PCOA business partner, shares below the three important things to consider when selecting your photographer.

Industry advocate, BECA Chair steps down

Industry advocate, BECA Chair steps down The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has announced that Independent Chair of the peak industry body, Dr Vanessa Findlay, has stepped down from the role after leading the business events industry’s advocacy and federal government lobbying efforts throughout the turbulent period of the COVID-19 pandemic. On completing her tenure as Chair, Dr Findlay…

New Zealand’s meeting newz – May/June 2021

New Zealand’s meeting newz – May/June 2021 In this edition our cover story focuses on Christchurch and Canterbury, while also visiting Nelson, Marlborough, Taupo and Brisbane. We cover the latest industry news and our MEETINGS preview supplement. There’s our regular people on the move, social scene and industry update columns too.

Indigenous Awareness: NAIDOC Week Speakers

This July all of us here at ICMI are excited to come together with Australians across the country to celebrate NAIDOC Week and pay our respects to one of the oldest civilisations on earth. Recognition of Indigenous Australian history, culture and rights has come so far since the Aboriginal Day of Mourning became one of the first major civil rights gatherings in the world in 1938. This day, marking 150 years of colonial invasion, is recognised as the beginning of the contemporary Aboriginal political movement. It quickly became an annual protest, and later, re-imagined as Aborigines Day.