Got a conference, workshop or seminar coming up? Now is the time to translate your face-to-face seminar, conference or workshop into a virtual event.
According to Redback Connect, audiences have never been more willing to attend events online, and many … Read more
Centium Software, EventsAIR, 6th Gen has been named the best Event Technology Solution of 2020 as part of the annual SIIA CODiE Awards. The prestigious CODiE Awards recognize the companies producing the most innovative business technology products across the country, … Read more
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.
The news … Read more
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.… Read more
The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) is offering support to community organisations and educational institutions as the impact of COVID-19 leads to a spike in demand for services.
Forced to temporarily close its doors due to legislation that … Read more
Coronavirus analysis and insights note
Setting the scene
The recent past
2019 had been a strong year for Australian tourism. Total overnight visitor spend for the year ending September 2019 reached a record $124 billion – up 10% on the … Read more
$2.5b lost per month in business events shutdown
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 … Read more
Georgie Stayches, Founder and Managing Director of Fetching Events & Communications, a boutique agency specialising in event management, communications and volunteer management shares her personal account of a postponed event.
In October 2001, on the eve of the Commonwealth Heads … Read more
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 48th general meeting recently in Sydney. The discussion focussed on Australia’s response to coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) and on recovery from the 2019-20 bushfires. Leaders also made progress on a range … Read more