Regional destinations around Australia will now have greater access to crucial funding to help them secure lucrative international business events, thanks to changes being made to the Morrison Government’s Business Events Bid Fund Program.
Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham today … Read more
Australia’s premier convention, entertainment and exhibition venue hosts immersive two-day event
Professional conference organisers (PCOs) from across the country have come together at International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) for the second annual industry update and roundtable to promote open … Read more
People and organisations operating in the “very vibrant” business events industry must voice their views during any federal election debate, says PCO Association president Barry Neame.
Ahead of the federal election, which is likely to take place in May 2019, … Read more
The 2019 PCOA conference, building on discussion at last year’s event, will equip and prepare attendees for a world where ‘Anything is Possible’, says PCO Association president Barry Neame.
He says the conference program is going to explore new ways … Read more
Alison Petrie, WA Councillor, has announced she will be stepping down from her position on the PCO Association Council effective immediately. This has been timed to coincide with her announcing her resignation as Managing Director of Encanta Event Management.
Barry … Read more
Barry Neame, president of the PCO Association, opened the recent PCOA18 conference by challenging the 440 attendees to be brave and embrace change.
At the PCOA18 conference held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Barry Neame said there continues … Read more
Members of the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA), launched a pre-election campaign at Parliament House in Canberra last week calling on Members of Parliament to unequivocally support policy and funding of the sector.
A delegation of business events industry … Read more
For a third year running the PCO Association is supporting the efforts of students studying events to develop their practical skills at the annual PCOA Conference.
This year capable students from Holmesglen Institute have embraced the opportunity to work for … Read more
Thanks to the support of State Library Victoria and Showtime Event Group the PCOA will be holding this year’s networking event in Australia’s oldest public library and one of the first free libraries in the world.
PCOA president Barry Neame … Read more
Australia’s newest event space has arrived, with Acting Premier, James Merlino announcing Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) expansion site has officially opened.
The $205 million expansion was funded by the 2015-16 Victorian State Budget with building works commencing in … Read more