The Federal Government has today confirmed a $2 million allocation to measure the impact and benefit of business events.
Joyce DiMascio micenet sat down with the new chair of the Australian business events industry’s advocacy body the Business Events Council of Australia to find out the challenges and priorities for a big job ahead.
BECA appears before Senate Select Committee on COVID-19 for reinforcements to support Australia’s $35.7 billion industry
21 August 2020
• BECA has called for targeted government support that will build confidence and create momentum for people to get back to in-person business events.
• Border restrictions continue to impose the most significant challenge impeding the recovery of the business events industry.
COVIDSafe Guidelines and Subcommittee
BECA has delivered a set of strategic principles to Government that instils confidence in Australia’s business events industry so that COVID-19 restrictions can be safely lifted and the industry can rapidly restart.
The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has delivered a set of strategic principles to Government that instills confidence in Australia’s business events industry so that COVID-19 restrictions can be safely lifted and the industry can rapidly restart.
As the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) finalises its COVID-19 Business Events Response & Recovery framework, newly appointed independent chair Dr Vanessa Findlay spoke exclusively with CIM about what a recovery strategy for the business event sector looks like.
The need for immediate support – The necessity of shutting down gatherings of people to control the spread of the coronavirus has meant the business events sector is also shut down. Like other sectors that are reliant on people coming together, business events companies have been hit hard and fast by the rapid escalation of the virus around the globe.
New leadership for peak body of the Australian business events sector – The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has appointed Dr Vanessa Findlay as the new Independent Chair of the peak industry body.