PCOA President Barry Neame and Business Partnerships Manager joined other PCOA councillors at AIME24 to build relationships and focus on the future!
In this January/February edition we learn a bit more about Taranaki and discover Tropical North Queensland… As always, we keep you informed with the latest industry news, events, social scene and people on the move. And of course we bring you the latest happenings from our key partners BEIA, NZEA and PCOA.
The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) has reopened its Linkage Grant program that aims to attract valuable conferences to the Gold Coast.
Launched in 2011 by the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, the program offers financial support up to the value of $8,000 to recipients to attend eligible conferences around the world.
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.
“We are proud to partner with Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, who recognise the importance of environmental responsibility through the sustainable practices they have put in place…”, commented Lauren Purcell, Communications & Partnerships Coordinator, Carbon Positive Australia.
Building on the recent unveiling of its a $176 million expansion, the Cairns Convention Centre will be offering virtual reality (VR) flythrough tours of its new facilities at IMEX Las Vegas on stand E1204, this week (17-19 October).
After an eight-year absence, the Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) annual conference is returning to Adelaide in 2023. Scheduled for 10 to 12 December, the city is expected to play host to 450 business event colleagues, who in turn manage events that attract over 160,000 business event attendees each year.
Case Study for Cliftons on the creation of the ‘Horizons: Looking forward to big ideas’ event series in October / November 2023 – Innovation and adaptability are crucial to success in the ever-evolving event planning landscape. In June 2023, Cliftons embarked on a journey to create an event with a difference to help our clients stay at the forefront of the latest business trends, and so “Horizons: Looking forward to tomorrow’s big ideas” was born.
Melbourne, Australia – Marvel Stadium, nestled in the heart of Melbourne, proudly stands as Australia’s pinnacle of innovation and excitement, seamlessly blending sports and entertainment with exclusive private events.
PCOA in partnership with the Pan Pacific Hotels Group, is calling for applications from our community to be considered for the inaugural Tim Birley Rising Star Award. Tim was an industry champion who tragically passed away in March 2022. Tim was the ultimate professional, and truly understood how to balance customer care with results for his hotels.