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 12 brands in Australia, AccorHotels cover each market segment: Sofitel and MGallery by Sofitel in luxury, Pullman, Swissôtel, Grand Mercure, The Sebel and Quay West in upscale, Novotel and Mercure in midscale and ibis, ibis Styles and ibis budget 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

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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.

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!

Business Events Tasmania

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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

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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 PCOs find the best venues, hotels and services to create a brilliant event. And, best of all, our services are absolutely free. www.canberraconvention.com.au

CINZ

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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

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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. 

EventsAir

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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

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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.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

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With ten hotels conveniently located throughout Australia and New Zealand, Hotel Grand Chancellor can accommodate events and conferences from small meetings to conventions of up to 1,100 delegates. Hotel Grand Chancellor’s meeting specialists allow you and your guests to enjoy contemporary conference venues and professional event planning and personalised service.

Hyatt

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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.

ICMI

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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.

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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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!

Perth Convention Bureau

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Funded by the Western Australian Government through Tourism WA and by the City of Perth, the Perth Convention Bureau drives the business events sector in Perth and Western Australia by securing large, high-yield conference events and marketing the City and State as a premium conference destination.

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

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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

New Zealand 1

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More than an extraordinary location; New Zealand is where connections are made, new experiences are shared and relationships are forged.  Enquire how Tourism New Zealand can assist your next conference through the Conference Assistance Programme; assisting with familiarisation visits, marketing materials, strategic and financial support.

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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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Discover Gold Coast’s most unique conference destination! Imagine dining with the dolphins or daring to conquer the steepest drop in the Southern Hemisphere at your next conference! With six exciting venues on offer including Sea World Resort’s new world class conference centre, Village Roadshow Theme Parks will transform your next conference into a truly amazing experience.

Be Challenged

PROGRAM 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!

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 SML

CONFERENCE 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.

CIM

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.

executive-pa

MEDIA 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.

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 Insurance

INSURANCE 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.

ICMI

BUREAU 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. 

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 sml

MEDIA 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

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.

ProMag

MEDIA PARTNER

ProMag Publishing Ltd specialises in media targeting the conference, incentive, exhibitions and travel management sectors. With New Zealand’s leading conference, incentive and exhibition magazine Meeting Newz, an informative and reliable digital news source for the travel trade TRAVELinc Memo, four exhibitions and relating websites, and social media account management, the company has a high profile in business tourism and can offer cross-medium marketing solutions reaching decision makers in corporate, association and travel trade environments.

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!

Tourism NZ SMALLKEYNOTE PRESENTER SPONSOR

More than an extraordinary location; New Zealand is where connections are made, new experiences are shared and relationships are forged.  Enquire how Tourism New Zealand can assist your next conference through the Conference Assistance Programme; assisting with familiarisation visits, marketing materials, strategic and financial support.