Organisers, Producers, Managers and Convenors

Business events must be part of the political debate

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, Neame lobbied political parties to take into account the thousands of people the industry brings together for meetings, incentive events,…

The business events industry demonstrates it is powerful

The business events industry demonstrates it is a powerful facilitator of:- Job generation across Australia International trade opportunities Regional development and tourism pathways Soft diplomacy Go-to-market strategies for new products and services (especially from regional areas) Knowledge sharing: research, new technologies and partnership creation Over 38 million people attended more than 429,500 business events across Australia between 2015-2016*. *Information and…