Conference & Exhibition Sponsors


Thank you to our 2018 Conference Exhibitors, Sponsors and Supporters.

Accor

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AccorHotels is Australia’s largest hotel operator, boasting the most dynamic portfolio of brands in the industry. With 16 brands in Australia, AccorHotels cover each market segment: Sofitel and MGallery by Sofitel in luxury, Pullman, Swissôtel, Grand Mercure, The Sebel, Peppers, Art Series and Quay West in upscale, Novotel, Mercure and Mantra in midscale and ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and Breakfree in economy.

Adelaide Convention Centre

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The Adelaide Convention Centre is ‘A Centre Transformed’. Fresh from a $397M redevelopment in 2017, the Centre has emerged as one of the world’s most modern, versatile and technologically advanced meetings and events facilities.

Adelaide Expo Hire offers innovative and creative exhibition booths & pods, professional in-house signage department, modern furniture hire and custom displays. Adelaide Expo Hire are proud to have won the Meetings & Events Australia – Exhibition Services award for the third year in a row, inducting them into the MEA Hall of Fame for 2017-2020.

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As an internationally renowned, world-class venue situated in the heart of the city, Adelaide Oval offers experiences like no other. Located as the centrepiece of the revitalised Riverbank Precinct, the Oval provides a picturesque setting to entertain, celebrate and network within an iconic venue. Our state-of-the-art facilities include 26 unique spaces, catering for groups ranging in size from two to 5,000 people.

Air New Zealand

BOOTHS 41, 42, 47 & 48

Air New Zealand is one of the world’s leading airlines, known around the world, not just for our name and our innovation but also for our reputation. Each year we make sure our passengers who fly to, from and within New Zealand enjoy our uniquely Kiwi way of doing things.

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In the heart of Sydney’s CBD, five-star Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney offers nine newly renovated and flexible meeting rooms, suitable for 10 to 300 people. The Hotel is renowned for its excellent location, an easy walk from Wynyard Station and Circular Quay. With first class amenities, state of the art equipment, quality food and beverage packages and exceptional service, Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney is setting the standard for Sydney hospitality.

Be Challenged

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Be Challenged are the leaders in engaging an audience to deliver a message that maximises the value of events and conferences. Be Challenged uses their Global Network to deliver the latest concepts, techniques and technologies to ensure the client walks away on cloud 9. You have to experience it to believe it!

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Business Events Sunshine Coast is the convention bureau for the Sunshine Coast, offering a range of services to event planners to ensure every event-planning journey on the Sunshine Coast is seamless. Kingfisher Bay Resort and Fraser Island provide the perfect combination for event organisers seeking a destination with a difference.

Business Events Tasmania

BOOTHS 44 & 45

Business Events Tasmania assists event organisers in staging memorable, cost-effective and successful business events in Tasmania. The experienced team provide a complimentary, professional service to event planners, with expert knowledge on every aspect of hosting a business event in Tasmania.

Canberra Convention Bureau

BOOTHS 22 & 23

Canberra Convention Bureau is the peak organisation responsible for securing conferences, meetings and incentive programs to the Canberra region. We have the connections and local expertise to help PCO’s find the best venues, hotels and experiences. Our complimentary services provide inside access to the best of Canberra’s brilliant possibilities. www.canberraconvention.com.au

CINZ

BOOTHS 41, 42, 47 & 48

New Zealand is a vibrant country & boasts world-class conference facilities and accommodation, friendly people and unmatched experiences to motivate and invigorate your delegates. Enquire how CINZ, through our knowledge and network of ideas, destination options and business partners, can make New Zealand the starting point for you or your clients.

CINZ Meetings Small

BOOTHS 41, 42, 47 & 48

MEETINGS is a highly regarded annual event that invites conference and event organisers to experience the very best of what New Zealand has on offer in the conference and incentive travel industry. Meet with a choice of 200 companies showcasing inspiring destinations, venues and conference product and services.  Visit the 100% Pure New Zealand stand to find out more. 

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Look no further than Citadines on Bourke Melbourne for your next meeting and treat your guests to superb food, impeccable service and a central city location. The Event Centre offers natural light, modern facilities, high ceilings and state of-the-art AV equipment making it the perfect venue for a productive conference or an unforgettable event.

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We are all about connecting people through creating opportunities where you can convene. We organise business events, expos and related activities for towns, cities, regions, or countries that want to increase their visitors. We promote the development and marketing of a destination; it’s venues and activities on offer, focusing on connecting people and planners in the conference sales, tourism marketing, and services sectors.

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CrowdComms forward thinking technology is designed to make events easy. We deliver a seamless end-to-end solution that takes you from pre-event marketing to post-event analysis. Incorporating event registration, kiosk badge printing, lead capture, attendee networking and event app, CrowdComms technology is everything you need in one convenient and beautifully designed platform.

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Currinda is an Australian-owned cloud software platform for events, abstracts and associations management. Currinda integrates all your information – registrations, speakers, accommodation, memberships and comms – ensuring efficient workflows, accurate reports and great outcomes. Come see us at Booth 59 and demo our game-changing WOTIF integration for your event accommodation!

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EPICURE’s team is trusted to provide superb catering and event management at a range of the Australia’s most iconic venues. Whether you are meeting in one of our 14 venues across Australia, hosting an intimate gathering or grand gala dinner, we want to make sure you and your guests experience a memorable event.

BOOTHS 20 & 21 

Event Hospitality & Entertainment’s diverse group of hotel & resort brands, encompassing Rydges, QT, Atura Hotels & Resorts, Thredbo Alpine Resort along with our exciting Event Exclusives cinema venues, provide amazing options in CBD and leisure destinations across Australia & New Zealand. EVENT offer convenient, reliable and impressive venues making it one of Australia’s favourite venue providers.

BOOTHS 34 & 35 

EventsAIR is a cloud-based, cutting-edge meeting management platform with state-of-the art technology for security and performance. Designed as an app, EventsAIR offers an extensive suite of tools for event management as well as advanced features such as mobile apps and onsite management tools, all included for no additional cost.

GCCEC

BOOTH 54

The location says it all, with the G:Link at our door, 8,000 accommodation rooms, two shopping precincts, restaurants and pristine beaches. Offering 10,000m2 in spaces for as little as 10 to 6000. With our highly experienced chefs, audio visual masters and your own event manager we’ll reimagine your next event.

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At Harry the hirer, we love a great event. Making event experiences more engaging for your audience requires a combination of imagination, passion and a dedicated team. Whether you’re planning a private party or major corporate event, we’ve got everything you need to get started. With the largest supply of conference and exhibition hire and design solutions in the industry, our team is here to support you from the initial design and planning through to final on-site delivery and beyond.

H2 Insurance

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H2 Insurance Solutions is a market leader in providing insurance for the conference, exhibition, meeting, events and trade show industries. Specifically, our policy has been designed to meet the needs of Conference Organisers and Event Managers. Often overlooked or seen as an unnecessary expense, arranging insurance for an event should be an essential part of any Professional Conference Organiser or Event Manager’s service.

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Offering 3 hotels conveniently located in key destinations throughout Queensland, Hotel Grand Chancellor can accommodate events and conferences from small meetings to events of up to 1000 delegates. Hotel Grand Chancellor’s meeting specialists allow you and your guests to enjoy contemporary conference venues and professional event planning whilst enjoying personalised service.

Hyatt

BOOTHS 3 & 4

We are a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over our more than fifty-year history. Our mission is to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day.

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ICC Sydney is Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue. Featuring a striking contemporary design, state-of-the-art technology and leading facilities, the world class venue provides the ultimate in quality, choice and flexibility for collaboration and innovation.

ICMIBOOTH 24

As Australia’s leading speakers’ bureau, ICMI is the perfect partner for your next event. We give businesses the talent to communicate when running conferences, events and internal functions and help them to captivate their audience. Talk to a consultant about how we can help make your next event truly memorable. 

IHG SML

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IHG® with over 5,000 hotels and more than 1,000 in the pipeline in nearly 100 countries globally. We own a portfolio of recognised brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hualuxe Hotels & Resorts®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Even Hotels®, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and our loyalty program IHG® Rewards.

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Welcome to the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’! Las Vegas offers something for everyone, with world-class dining, unbeatable entertainment and nightlife options, great shopping, exciting attractions and activities. The iconic phrase, “only in Vegas” is a result of the countless ways Las Vegas will surprise you and the many elements it offers that you can’t find anywhere else. With this in mind, it’s no surprise the destination attracted 42.2 million visitors in 2017.

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Melbourne Convention Bureau is a membership organisation with over 40 years’ experience in securing international and national conferences, meetings and incentive travel reward programs for Victoria.

MCB can assist clients with:

• Bidding for international and national events
• Securing government support
• Choosing local business events suppliers
• Event promotion and delegate boosting.

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At Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre we’re passionate about creating an environment that inspires. We foster curiosity, creativity and collaboration, creating remarkable experiences that exceed expectations. We achieve this by delivering a personalised service and partnering with our customers to offer ideas, insights and inspiration. Visit mcec.com.au to get to know us a little more.

Millennium

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With 20 properties located in premium destinations throughout New Zealand, Millennium Hotels and Resorts provide you with a variety of accommodation and conferencing venues. We have national offices in both Australia and New Zealand and make it easy for you by tailoring to suit your needs and budget.

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As New Zealand’s largest transport and technology museum of its kind, Auckland’s MOTAT has become firmly established as a unique venue for all types of special events. From the multiaward winning Aviation Display Hall with its world-class aircraft collection, the intimacy of MOTAT’s iconic historic village, and the amazing tech spaces, the Museum has a range of truly unique options for your event.

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Murrays Coaches, Buses & Limousines have the resources and the expertise to cater for all your land transport needs. Murrays have been providing ground transport solutions to the business event sector for over 50 years. Murrays provide luxury coaches, buses, corporate limousines & sedans available for charter & hire throughout Australia. All our bookings are monitored & quality controlled 24hrs a day, 7 days a week by skilled logistics personnel through our network of stateof-the-art control centres.

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A top ten city in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel’, four time winner of the IFEA World Festival and Event City Award and a National Geographic Traveller Smart City, Newcastle is a thriving destination for business events. At PCOA18 we invite you to Meet Newcastle – the convenient, capable, experienced and supportive host city for your next conference.

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The Northern Territory Convention Bureau promotes the NT as a desirable, viable and distinctive Business Events destination and works collaboratively with local industry. It also provides impartial expert advice and assistance for event planners considering conferences, incentives, exhibitions, product launches and other business-related events.

New Caledonia Tourism

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New Caledonia offers an exciting experience for a great conference or the perfect reward. Our unique blend of French and Melanesian cultures, surrounded by the world’s largest lagoon provides a world of difference and a mix of options that you won’t find all in one place anywhere else in the South Pacific!

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Conveniently located on the fringe of Sydney’s CBD, the Novotel Sydney Darling Square (formerly Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour) boasts 230 newly refurbished guest rooms alongside 6 recently re – launched state of the art conference rooms. This unique property allows the business traveller to enjoy the city of Sydney while removed from its frenzy.

BOOTHS 31 & 38

Visit the Perth stand and connect with – Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, WA’s dedicated convention and exhibition facility; Crown Perth, Western Australia’s premier event destination; Optus Stadium, a multi-purpose world-class venue; Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges, Fremantle’s leading convention and accommodation provider and the Perth Convention Bureau, WA’s official convention bureau offering support and assistance.

Perth Convention & Exhibition BureauPerth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC) is WA’s dedicated convention and exhibition facility.  The PCEC is a destination to which people are drawn to connect, experience and celebrate life.  Through the innovative fusion of space, catering, technology and design, PCEC provides an unequalled range of meeting possibilities suited to promoting positive interactions between business, industry and community.

RACV

BOOTH 58

Whether you’re looking for ocean views, inner city energy or privacy and tranquillity, RACV Conferences and Events provides the perfect destinations with nine properties across Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania. Our venues offer a combination of experience, flexibility, imagination and atmosphere within our meeting and function rooms, exhibitor space and business services. 9 unique destinations. 9 wonderful opportunities. racv.com.au/venues

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Rock and Roll Team Building is led by Grammy nominated songwriter and the most recent singer of INXS, Ciaran Gribbin. We will get your audience communicating and collaborating through the universal language of music. A perfect solution for opening/closing sessions or to give an evening event a fun twist.

BOOTHS 52 & 57

Saxton, established in 1965, is Australasia’s first and foremost speakers’ bureau and represents the largest range of exclusive talent in the southern hemisphere including Hon Julia Gillard, Ita Buttrose, Rachel Botsman, Michelle Payne, Mark Bouris, Naomi Simson, David Thodey, Holly Ransom, Jordan Nguyen, Turia Pitt, Stephen Scheeler, Gill Hicks and Layne Beachley. Saxton specialises in the provision of the finest speakers, entertainers and MC’s, as well as media endorsements, program design, speaker management, 24 hour service and much more.

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Select Audio Visual is committed to a winning edge and your event success! Providing the latest AV equipment, expert technical production management and innovative digital event services, our talented team have got your back … from the first call to curtain call.

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Showtime Event Group is a fresh, evolving and dynamic company, bringing a new generation to the recently stagnant Melbourne event catering scene. Our team is made up of industry professionals with successful backgrounds in multiple hospitality operations.

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Signal Events is Australia’s leading supplier of innovative and creative branded merchandise and event registration products that enrich the organiser experience. Speak to the team about lanyards, name badges, bags, delegate gifts, speaker gifts and any other branded products for your next conference or event – call 07 5519 3637.

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Stamford Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest owner/operators of premium quality hotels in Australia and New Zealand. With a unique portfolio of hotels and resorts in Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Auckland New Zealand, the Stamford properties are perfectly suited to service the 4.5 to 5 star market segments.

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TFE Hotels is a leading hotel operator across Australia, New Zealand and Europe including Adina Hotels, Rendezvous Hotels, Vibe Hotels, Travelodge Hotels and TFE Hotels Collection. These brands represent over 10,000 apartments and hotel rooms which vary in price and location.

New Zealand 1

BOOTHS 41, 42, 47 & 48

Whether you’re hosting a conference or rewarding your high performers, New Zealand is the ultimate destination to truly inspire. This natural playground offers an abundance of stunning scenery, from glaciers to geothermal hot pools, vineyards to volcanoes. The diversity and fascinating indigenous Maori culture provides a unique experience. Explore how Tourism New Zealand can assist with your next conference through strategic and financial support, site inspection visits and delegate marketing materials.

BOOTHS 29 & 40

Townsville Enterprise Convention Bureau is a complimentary service that is the first point of contact for meeting planners. The Convention Bureau acts as the facilitator between local conference venues, accommodation houses, service providers and other professional services and offers industry expertise, efficient and effective support for events.

Sea World 3

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At Village Roadshow Theme Parks (VRTP) anything is possible. With a choice of six exciting venues famous for their exhilarating rides, exciting shows, amazing animals, and spectacular theming, including a new world class conference centre which caters for up to 950 delegates and 400 rooms and suites, Village Roadshow Theme Parks will transform your next conference into a truly amazing experience.

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Virgin Australia is the perfect partner to support your group and conference travel. At Virgin Australia, we offer a number of products and services that cater to the needs of the traveller including complimentary baggage and food on Domestic Flights delivered with Award-Winning Service. We understand that each event is different and as such, we have multiple air travel solutions that may assist you, so let us help find the right solution for your event, your delegates, and of course, you. For enquiries please contact groupsales.au@virginaustralia.com

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The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an awe-inspiring living cultural landscape. Immerse yourself in the timeless landscape and the ancient Indigenous Anangu culture. With the mighty silhouette of Uluru on the horizon, Ayers Rock Resort, home ofUluru Meeting Place, inspires delegates with high impact events and once-in-a lifetime experiences.

MEDIA PARTNER

A LIST Guide is the leading corporate event directory in Australia. Event Managers look to A LIST Guide as a valuable A-Z guide when planning their events. The comprehensive online and print guide showcases the very best venues and suppliers available for a variety of events including product launches, Christmas parties, conferences, functions and celebrations.

Be ChallengedPROGRAM ENERGISER SPONSOR

Be Challenged are the leaders in engaging an audience to deliver a message that maximises the value of events and conferences. Be Challenged uses their Global Network to deliver the latest concepts, techniques and technologies to ensure the client walks away on cloud 9. You have to experience it to believe it!

GOLD SPONSOR

We’re here to help you make the most of our region and ensure your event, no matter its scope or style, is the best yet. As the convention bureau to Greater Geelong and The Bellarine we provide unbiased advice on how Geelong and The Bellarine can best meet the needs of your upcoming event.

Only one hour from Melbourne’s CBD, Geelong and The Bellarine excels as a year-round destination for connecting, inspiring, team-building, exploring and chilling out. From urban precincts to seaside villages, Geelong and The Bellarine offers venues aplenty, top-quality accommodation, professional support services and amazing experiences.

business-events-news

MEDIA PARTNER

Business Events News is part of the Business Publishing Group’s stable of market-leading B2B publications. Our reporting is objective, insightful and respected. Our expertise and professionalism is unrivaled, with industry leaders often speaking exclusively to us and through us. If you’re looking to connect with the MICE industry, there can be no better environment from which to begin.

Cairns Convention Centre SMLCONFERENCE HANDBOOK SPONSOR

Cairns Convention Centre, awarded the AIPC 2014 and 2004 World’s Best Congress Centre,  has 22 meeting rooms and is ideal for meetings from 300-2,500 delegates. The Centre is located 10 minutes from the airport and within walking distance of 7,000 hotel rooms. Cairns, Serious business – stunning location.

MEDIA PARTNER

CIM Magazine is Australasia’s oldest leading conference, events and incentive publication, in fact it is one of the world’s oldest. With Australia’s highest audited circulation of 11,751 (CAB audit May 2017), CIM Magazine is the business events industry’s go-to guide for reliable, in-depth information on what’s happening in Australia and New Zealand with a snapshot of the global business events community. It is available in print or as a market leading E-magazine which contains additional photo and video content. To download the latest issue, subscribe online at www.cimmagazine.com and join our mailing list to receive Australia’s only daily business events email, CIM Newsbytes to your inbox.

ONSITE REGISTRATION SPONSOR

EventsAIR is a cloud-based, cutting-edge meeting management platform with state-of-the art technology for security and performance. Designed as an app, EventsAIR offers an extensive suite of tools for event management as well as advanced features such as mobile apps and onsite management tools, all included for no additional cost.

MEETING APP SPONSOR

EventsAIR is a cloud-based, cutting-edge meeting management platform with state-of-the art technology for security and performance. Designed as an app, EventsAIR offers an extensive suite of tools for event management as well as advanced features such as mobile apps and onsite management tools, all included for no additional cost.

executive-paMEDIA PARTNER

Executive PA Magazine readers represent the biggest group of MICE corporate buyers. In Australia, Asia & Europe – Websites, EDMs, reader events & hosted buyer programmes plus our bi monthly glossy A4 publication in hard copy, delivered by post. The Executive PA Magazine Awards are internationally respected as the leading awards of their kind.

THEMING SPONSOR

Fabricated have over 25 years of experience in providing corporate display solutions in all shapes and sizes. Working with agencies as well as directly with our corporate clients to tailor display settings for any situation or application. Fabricated provides beautifully versatile display solutions for events, exhibits and environments that are reusable and logistically efficient. Specialising in the use of tensioned fabric over lightweight metal frames, we design and build displays utilising custom printed fabric panels in an unlimited range of innovative shapes for all sorts of applications. We can provide anything from a custom printed media board or retail display to complete exhibition stands and total event solutions.

EXHIBITION SPONSOR

At Harry the hirer, we love a great event. Making event experiences more engaging for your audience requires a combination of imagination, passion and a dedicated team. Whether you’re planning a private party or major corporate event, we’ve got everything you need to get started. With the largest supply of conference and exhibition hire and design solutions in the industry, our team is here to support you from the initial design and planning through to final on-site delivery and beyond.

H2 InsuranceINSURANCE PARTNER

H2 Insurance Solutions is a market leader in providing insurance for the conference, exhibition, meeting, events and trade show industries. Specifically, our policy has been designed to meet the needs of Conference Organisers and Event Managers. Often overlooked or seen as an unnecessary expense, arranging insurance for an event should be an essential part of any Professional Conference Organiser or Event Manager’s service.

ICMIBUREAU SPEAKER SPONSOR

As Australia’s leading speakers’ bureau, ICMI is the perfect partner for your next event. We give businesses the talent to communicate when running conferences, events and internal functions and help them to captivate their audience. Talk to a consultant about how we can help make your next event truly memorable. 

CHARGE BAR SPONSOR

The Mackay Region sits half way between Brisbane and Cairns, offering a relaxed regional city, with mild sunny winter weather, serviced by 110 weekly flights. The CBD boasts a 1000 seat convention centre, amazing rooftop venues with panoramic views of the blue-water river, all within walking distance of 1000+ rooms.

micebtn

MEDIA PARTNER

MICEBTN delivers the news that matters to today’s busy executive. Each day we report key, breaking stories in business tourism 24/7 plus we have a weekly roundup and key issues and business opportunities in our free Friday e-newsletter (with a mailing list of 17,000). For more in-depth expert coverage and analysis see our quarterly MICEBTN digital ezine edition (Google readership data shows 11,000 unique visitors, 69,000 pages and 2.5 million hits a month).
We back up our media impact with promotion at key travel shows both locally and globally.

micenet with tagline smlMEDIA PARTNER

micenet enables business events industry professionals to stay in the know by providing news, announcements and opinions, facts and comments, inspiration and ideas via social, electronic and print media channels.

Content is delivered hourly, daily, weekly and monthly via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, eNewsletters, eDMs and the flagship bi-monthly micenet print and eMag. Visit: www.mice.net.au

MEDIA PARTNER

Meeting Newz Magazine is New Zealand’s leading source of news and information for the business events community for more than 30 years. With a bi-monthly circulation of 5800 print and digital copies, along with a weekly e-newzletter, sent to meeting, event, conference, incentive and exhibition buyers, planners and influencers from the Association, Corporate, Education, Government and Professional Event Managers sectors.

VENUE SPONSOR

At Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre we’re passionate about creating an environment that inspires. We foster curiosity, creativity and collaboration, creating remarkable experiences that exceed expectations. We achieve this by delivering a personalised service and partnering with our customers to offer ideas, insights and inspiration. Visit mcec.com.au to get to know us a little more.

NETWORKING FUNCTION COACH TRANSFERS SPONSOR

Murrays Coaches, Buses & Limousines have the resources and the expertise to cater for all your land transport needs. Murrays have been providing ground transport solutions to the business event sector for over 50 years. Murrays provide luxury coaches, buses, corporate limousines & sedans available for charter & hire throughout Australia. All our bookings are monitored & quality controlled 24hrs a day, 7 days a week by skilled logistics personnel through our network of state-of-the-art control centres.

one-vision

CONFERENCE RECORDING SPONSOR

One Vision has been working quietly with PCOs for more than twenty years providing superior audio-visual and technical production services.  We work to become a valued partner of the PCOs and Associations that we work with.

We specialise in traveling with our clients both nationally and internationally to give them consistency of service delivery, independent technical advice and a familiar face to assist and set at ease nervous presenters.  This is evidenced by the fact that the majority of our work is repeat business. Some of our clients have used our services continuously since the day we started.

LOUNGE SPONSOR

Pan Pacific Hotels Group is one of Asia’s most established hotel & property companies which owns and/or manages close to 50 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with some 12,000 rooms including those under development in Asia, Oceania and North America. The group comprises two acclaimed brands: Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL. Pan Pacific is situated in key cities of distinguished destinations offering upper upscale accommodations around the Pacific Rim.

Redback Conferencing SML

CONCURRENT SESSION SPONSOR

Redback Conferencing is Australia’s #1 platform for interactive digital events. From live-streaming to broadcasting in-studio, they offer the gold standard in delivering online events. Redback’s offering is completely customizable; they can take care of every element or just handle one component. Focus on content and let them worry about delivery!

BUREAU SPEAKER SPONSOR

Saxton, established in 1965, is Australasia’s first and foremost speakers’ bureau and represents the largest range of exclusive talent in the southern hemisphere including Hon Julia Gillard, Ita Buttrose, Rachel Botsman, Michelle Payne, Mark Bouris, Naomi Simson, David Thodey, Holly Ransom, Jordan Nguyen, Turia Pitt, Stephen Scheeler, Gill Hicks and Layne Beachley. Saxton specialises in the provision of the finest speakers, entertainers and MC’s, as well as media endorsements, program design, speaker management, 24 hour service and much more.

NETWORKING FUNCTION HOST

Showtime Event Group’s dedicated producers work with Victoria’s finest industry suppliers to curate unique experiences and activate some of the city’s most unusual spaces, retaining the focus on high quality food, beverage and execution. Your guests take centre stage with Showtime Event Group. Our award winning operations team ensure that each guest receives the VIP treatment. We are the embodiment of the warmth and hospitality for which Melbourne is internationally renowned. Producers will work with you to highlight key event objectives, while delivering an experience that will keep them talking long into the future.

Operating across eight spaces on the riverside and under the city skyline, Showtime Event Group now works across some of Melbourne’s most iconic venues, including the historic Old Melbourne Gaol and inspiring State Library Victoria. Whether it is a table for 5 in one of South Wharf’s stunning restaurants, or a welcome party for 5,000 guests activating the entire precinct, there is a venue in Melbourne to suit all tastes. Showtime’s food philosophy is to consistently deliver exceptional food experiences, whether cocktail or gala style, the team is able to customise menus to suit the guest demographic while providing modern and innovative menus.

CONFERENCE SATCHEL SPONSOR

Signal Events is Australia’s leading supplier of innovative and creative branded merchandise and event registration products that enrich the organiser experience. Speak to the team about lanyards, name badges, bags, delegate gifts, speaker gifts and any other branded products for your next conference or event – call 07 5519 3637.

MEDIA PARTNER

Signal Events is Australia’s leading supplier of innovative and creative branded merchandise and event registration products that enrich the organiser experience. Speak to the team about lanyards, name badges, bags, delegate gifts, speaker gifts and any other branded products for your next conference or event – call 07 5519 3637.

MORNING TEA BREAK SPONSOR

Topgolf features over 2,690 square feet of private event space for corporate and social gatherings and 90 climate-controlled hitting bays across three levels. We have the ability to tailor for any event of any occasion including all day conference, team-building events, breakfast, lunch or dinner events. Events have never looked so good!

Tourism NZ SMALLKEYNOTE PRESENTER SPONSOR

Whether you’re hosting a conference or rewarding your high performers, New Zealand is the ultimate destination to truly inspire. This natural playground offers an abundance of stunning scenery, from glaciers to geothermal hot pools, vineyards to volcanoes. The diversity and fascinating indigenous Maori culture provides a unique experience. Explore how Tourism New Zealand can assist with your next conference through strategic and financial support, site inspection visits and delegate marketing materials.