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BECA appears before Senate Select Committee on COVID-19

BECA appears before Senate Select Committee on COVID-19 for reinforcements to support Australia’s $35.7 billion industry

21 August 2020

• BECA has called for targeted government support that will build confidence and create momentum for people to get back to in-person business events.

• Border restrictions continue to impose the most significant challenge impeding the recovery of the business events industry.

BECA and CINZ align to strengthen Australasian business events

Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) and Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) and have announced a joint agreement which will see both organisations collaborate on issues which mutually affect their markets.

“COVID-19 has impacted business events on both sides of the Tasman in an extraordinary way,” says Lisa Hopkins, CEO, CINZ. “However, it has also created opportunity and conversation amongst organisations who would not normally align, and our agreement with BECA is an example of this.”

PCOA participates in the political lobbing process as part of Business Events Council of Australia (BECA)

Business Events leaders and members of the Business Events Council of Australia last week met with parliamentarians at the Business Events Meets Parliament bipartisan Friends of Tourism luncheon held at Parliament House. The event was attended by politicians from both sides of politics who engaged with the industry as they pitched the value of business events to Australia and described…