Producers, Managers
and Convenors

Destination NSW takes Aim at the Business Events Growth

Destination NSW this week launched a fresh approach to growing the business events sector in regional NSW at the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne, with new messaging aligned to its ‘Feel New’ visitor brand. Showcasing immersive visitor experiences in regional NSW, the new ‘Corporate events that feel anything but’ positioning presents an engaging alternative to the traditional business event experience.


Adelaide, South Australia (17 January, 2024) – Adelaide Venue Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Goldfinch as General Manager – Adelaide Convention Centre.
An accomplished and innovative leader, driven by creating outstanding guest experiences, Sarah joins the Centre following an illustrious career leading luxury and lifestyle hotels.

PCOA joins national business advocacy body

The Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) has joined the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). The organisation has chapters in all Australian states and territories and a membership which includes more than 80 associations and some of Australia’s largest and most powerful corporations.

Queen’s Wharf opening update

The opening of Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf has been pushed out a few more months. The $3.6 billion waterfront development is now expected to open in August. The announcement came just before Christmas after the Destination Brisbane Consortium behind the project settled Queensland Supreme Court proceedings and an adjudication application lodged with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission, both initiated by the development’s builder Multiplex.

SeaLink K’gari Claims Three Prizes at the Fraser Coast Business and Tourism Awards 2023

In a night filled with celebration, SeaLink K’gari, operating on the stunning K’gari (formerly Fraser Island), seized not one, not two, but three prestigious awards at the Fraser Coast Business and Tourism Awards 2023. Winner of the Outstanding Medium & Large Business Award – SeaLink K’gari – Winner of the Resort and Deluxe Accommodation Award – K’gari Beach Resort – Winner of the Tourism – Land Based Award – K’gari Explorer Tours