The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has welcomed the Federal Government’s modest increase in funding for Tourism Australia as we set our sights on returning to the world top 10 of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Country … Read more
The voice of the business events industry will be strongly represented in the development of Australia’s future tourism strategy through the Beyond Tourism 2020 Steering Committee.
The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, has convened the … Read more
The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux’s (AACB) latest industry analysis shows the value of international business events in attracting global talent, as our convention bureaux secure almost quarter of a million international delegates on the Forward Calendar.
“Around the world, … Read more
As at January 2017, Australia’s convention bureaux had secured 384 international business events on the Forward Calendar/ into the future. A 7% increase from the position 6 months ago.
• Attracting an estimated 216,500 international delegates (14% increase)… Read more
The number of international business events attracted to Australia by convention bureaux is increasing, but there is scope to strengthen our market share, according to the latest industry analysis which has been released to coincide with Global Meetings Industry Day … Read more
The importance of business events to the Australian economy and the role they play in international diplomacy should be formally recognised in Australia’s Foreign Policy White Paper, according to the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB).
In its presentation to … Read more
The business events segment of the tourism industry can help grow the Australian economy with the assistance of a series of targeted public policy measures, according to the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB).
The policy proposals are contained in … Read more
Fresh analysis of the business events industry has found delegates attending international meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions in Australia will spend more than $750 million across the next decade.
However, the analysis, which forms part of the industry’s forward calendar … Read more
Additional support from the Federal Government for the business events industry has been welcomed by the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB).
The support has come in the form of a successful reception at the Australian High Commission in … Read more