Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) is a day that unites the entire business events industry across the world, bringing together leaders from the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions sectors to showcase the real impact that fact-to-face meetings have on people, … Read more
Inez Kharouni – “I enjoy the diversity of my role, which allows me to experience and be trained within different parts of events on a day to day basis”
I was given the opportunity to complete an internship with Cornerstone … Read more
Opening in April 2018, the all-new Mantra at Sharks hotel will provide a unique offering to Southport and the northern Gold Coast region. Catering for a wide range of guests, the hotel will offer conference delegates, expo visitors and business … Read more
The Top Technology Trends Transforming the Events and Tradeshow Industries and What It Means For You!
Corbin Ball discussed at the PCOA Conference & Exhibition 2017 how technology will likely change events more in the next five years than it has in the past fifteen!
His presentation covered the major technology trends creating these changes and … Read more
Following extensive lobbying by the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA), of which PCOA is a member, the economic value of business events to the Australian economy has received significant further recognition in the Federal Government’s tourism policy.
The Hon. … Read more
The associations sector of business tourism not only needs new funding sources to replace falling membership, it also is finding it more difficult to attract sponsors, with those vital supporters demanding a better return for their investment in conferences and … Read more
The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has welcomed and thanked the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Honourable Steven Ciobo MP, for his announcement of Tourism Australia’s Business Events Bid Fund Program, with an investment of $12m across … Read more
If there is one thing that Garry Kindred is a stickler for, it’s sourcing quality fresh, flavoursome locally grown produce.
The Executive Chef at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) doesn’t compromise on this one element of how … Read more
PCOA steps up Gamification for 10th Annual Conference & Exhibition
A little friendly competition was all PCOA needed to drive engagement to new heights at their 10th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Following the success of their 2016 Event App, PCOA … Read more
EventsAIR announces the upcoming release of its Data Protection Toolkit (patent pending), a collection of tools and processes designed to help meeting planners streamline their compliance with GDPR.
EventsAIR cuts through the noise to provide meeting planners useful tools to … Read more