With its accessible infrastructure, attentive staff and dedication to making events enjoyable for all, GCCEC invites all visitors to take part in world-class experiences. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) is a shining example of a modern, inclusive, and accessible venue that caters to the diverse needs of all attendees.
In the this edition our cover story takes you to Rotorua along with Taupo and Tauranga/Bay of Plenty. In Australia we learn more about Brisbane and take a closer look at Geelong and The Bellarine. We also report on famil visits around Australia and New Zealand. We bring you highlights from MEETINGS 2023 along with the latest industry news, events, social scene and people on the move. As always we have the latest happenings from our key partners BEIA, NZEA, PCOA and St John.
In Adelaide, where the late chef Jock Zonfrillo forged his award-winning restaurant Orana using hundreds of edible Australian native foods, Adelaide Convention Centre is taking a similar approach, but doing it on a much larger scale, serving up to 3,000 diners at a time. Gavin Robertson – like Zonfrillo, also a Scot – is executive chef of the largest kitchen in the city at the convention centre. When offered some of the thousands of edible native ingredients by a First Nations enterprise, his first question was about their supply chain.
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In line with the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect at Work) Bill 2022, ICC Sydney encourages behaviour and communication that is respectful with every interaction at the venue.
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has launched the second edition of Sydney InView magazine, providing readers with a deep dive into the latest trends from ICC Sydney and the vibrant city within which its nestled.
Following the recent 26th Annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) held in Glasgow, the topic of sustainability is on everyone’s minds, including MICE buyers like associations, corporates and conference organizers, all eager to enforce effective policies and positive outcomes.
The Government of Western Australia has handed down its 2022-23 State Budget, announcing an increase of $31 million in funding for tourism events. This includes $20 million for a new Major Events Fund of which $5 million has been allocated for hosting business events.
Wellington is living up to its name as New Zealand’s vibrant capital with a busy events calendar and exciting developments in store.
The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm, has invested in EventsAIR, an Australian events management software solutions provider for in-person, virtual and hybrid events. Additional investors taking part include EventsAIR’s founder, Trevor Gardiner, several other members of the management team, and incoming CEO Matthew Donegan-Ryan. This substantial investment in EventsAIR is one of the largest ever in a private events technology company.