Regional destinations around Australia will now have greater access to crucial funding to help them secure lucrative international business events, thanks to changes being made to the Morrison Government’s Business Events Bid Fund Program.
Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham today … Read more
Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) directors and councillors met for its recent board meeting at Australian Parliament House in Canberra on 25 July.
The delegation had the opportunity to meet with re-appointed Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator … Read more
More than 600 domestic business events have been secured by Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) members across the country according to the latest analysis of bids won scheduled to occur from January 2019 out to 2023.
This is an … Read more
Australia’s premier convention, entertainment and exhibition venue hosts immersive two-day event
Professional conference organisers (PCOs) from across the country have come together at International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) for the second annual industry update and roundtable to promote open … Read more
People and organisations operating in the “very vibrant” business events industry must voice their views during any federal election debate, says PCO Association president Barry Neame.
Ahead of the federal election, which is likely to take place in May 2019, … Read more
PCOA caught up with Yvonne Adele, Master of Ceremonies, for a one on one interview at the PCOA18 Conference, Embracing Change – How Agile Are You
In this interview Yvonne shares her thoughts on being prepared for those challenges.
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PCOA caught up with Scott Millar, Young Entrepreneur, CEO of Startup Company BOP (Age 18) for a one on one interview after his presentation at PCOA18.
In this interview Scott shares his thoughts on New and Emerging Technologies in the … Read more
The 2019 PCOA conference, building on discussion at last year’s event, will equip and prepare attendees for a world where ‘Anything is Possible’, says PCO Association president Barry Neame.
He says the conference program is going to explore new ways … Read more
The business events industry demonstrates it is a powerful facilitator of:-
Job generation across Australia
International trade opportunities
Regional development and tourism pathways
Go-to-market strategies for new products and services (especially from regional areas)
Knowledge sharing: research, new … Read more
PCOA caught up with Gary Daly, Managing Director, Exhibitions & Trade Fairs, for a one on one interview after his PCOA18 workshop – Doing Exhibitions Differently – How To Increase Your Event Revenue
In this interview Gary shares his thoughts … Read more