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Gold Coast Queensland 1 July 2024 June 29th marked the 20th anniversary of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC). Stemming from the recognition that the Gold Coast needed a purpose-designed facility to accommodate conferences, exhibitions, concerts and large-scale gatherings, the collaboration between the Queensland government and Jupiters Ltd, has hosted thousands of domestic and international events since opening in 2004.

The Star Brisbane announces opening date for Queen’s Wharf

The Star Brisbane will officially open the first phase of its $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane precinct on August 29.

The Star Brisbane CEO Daniel Finch said a steady stream of new restaurants, bars, public spaces and destinations will begin opening from late August into September and throughout the remainder of the year.

Gold Coast Convention And Exhibition Centre Appoints Executive Manager – Sales

Gold Coast Queensland 20 May 2024 The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) has appointed Anna Case as Executive Manager of Sales. Anna brings more than 25 years’ experience in sales, leadership and management to the role where she will lead the sales team in generating business opportunities for the venue and promoting the Gold Coast as the destination of choice for business events.

Embracing Change and 2024 Event Predictions with Michael Fleck

Michael Fleck guides us through the dynamic landscape of business events in 2024. Michael delves into the importance of not just talking about sustainability but implementing policies and practices that create a lasting impact and emphasises the need for events to be ‘real,’ resonating with audiences regardless of their format.

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre Launches 5-Year Sustainability Strategy

In a further pledge to operating in an environmentally conscious way, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) has launched their 5-year Sustainability Strategy.

The strategy provides a structured and staged approach to GCCEC’s dedication to minimising environmental impact. The organisation is actively contributing to the global effort by aligning to UN Sustainable Development Goals as guiding principles for its initiatives. 

Getting the most out of PCOA23

The PCOA invites you, as a PCOA23 attendee, exhibitor, speaker and/or sponsor, and those interested in registering for PCOA23, to join us on a complimentary webinar that will assist you with getting the most out of PCOA23. The webinar will be hosted by Karen Sainsbury, PCOA Councillor NSW and PCOA23 program lead. Karen will be joined by an informative group of panellists, who will discuss a variety of details that will assist you in your preparation for PCOA23 in Adelaide.

You’re Invited – FAMILS – Adelaide, South Australia

You are invited to explore the hidden gems of South Australia on one of 3 exclusive post familiarisations. Join Business Events Adelaide and Team Adelaide in discovering your next extraordinary business event destination. Expressions of interest are open exclusively to conference and event managers, coordinators, producers and encompassing corporate and government in-house event managers who have registered and paid for PCOA23.

Gina Shaw joins Elevate Communication’s major events team

Event manager Gina Shaw has joined Elevate Communication’s major events division as it ramps up activity post pandemic. Shaw brings more than 15 years’ experience in the conferencing and events industry to her role at the Brisbane-based marketing agency and is one of just 58 professionals to hold PCOA Certified Events Manager status in Australia and New Zealand.