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
In this interview Michelle Glasson from GEMS Event Management Australia answers our questions on what it means to be a Certified Event Company (CEC) with the PCO Association.
With more than 40 years of combined Conference and Event Management experience, … Read more
Amanda Gore, program speaker at the PCOA17 Conference, shares her gratitude for the resilience of events organisers
PCO’s are ‘super humans’! Their resilience and capacity to handle multiple challenging people and situations makes them ‘super human’- in my opinion anyway!… Read more
The Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) is the leading body representing the interests of Professional Conference Organisers and Event Managers in Australia and New Zealand.
The Association aims to increase the standard of professionalism of its members and … Read more
The voice of the business events industry will be strongly represented in the development of Australia’s future tourism strategy through the Beyond Tourism 2020 Steering Committee.
The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, has convened the … Read more