As we get stuck into 2023 and the realities of the post-pandemic status quo for business events, micenet’s special edition for AIME explores the big issues – from budgets to event format evolution, sustainability, the skills shortage, raising our industry profile, risk and what’s next for hybrid events.
One of Australia’s leading PCOs specialising in association and government work says staff shortages and the rising costs to retain them are major issues for the industry.
A timely conversation about sustainability with inventor Veena Sahajwalla is part of a new podcast series to be launched by the Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) on June 6.
Among others sharing their expertise and insights are professional speaker Michael McQueen and aviation expert Matthew Findlay. The first podcast will feature McQueen’s insights.
Wellington is living up to its name as New Zealand’s vibrant capital with a busy events calendar and exciting developments in store.
Sydney Olympic Park. Twelve venues. 100 event spaces. One precinct. Just ONE call or email to the team will open up unlimited event, conference and meeting possibilities in one of our twelve venues and over 100 event spaces.
Pan Pacific Hotels Group has paid special tribute to Tim Birley by naming the PARKROYAL Darling Harbour boardroom in his honour.
Joyce DiMascio micenet sat down with the new chair of the Australian business events industry’s advocacy body the Business Events Council of Australia to find out the challenges and priorities for a big job ahead.
The program for the Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) Conference in Tasmania from January 29 – 31, 2022, has been released, revealing a range of topics to be explored, including the industry’s recovery and future challenges, hybrid and virtual events, aviation and mental health.
Exhibitors are champing at the bit to show their wares at the 2021 PCOA annual conference, undeterred by a change of date.
A new rapid COVID-19 test could help events and venues navigate the forthcoming COVID-normal phase of the pandemic that Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been pushing.