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
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
ASE, Bronwen Largier, asked PCO Association president, Barry Neame and a number of industry leaders to give their predictions for the year ahead, from the challenges to the opportunities 2018 will yield.
Peter Jones – Technology is poised to … Read more