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meeting news Jan-Feb 2024

In this January/February edition we learn a bit more about Taranaki and discover Tropical North Queensland… As always, we keep you informed with the latest industry news, events, social scene and people on the move. And of course we bring you the latest happenings from our key partners BEIA, NZEA and PCOA.

Getting the most out of PCOA23

The PCOA invites you, as a PCOA23 attendee, exhibitor, speaker and/or sponsor, and those interested in registering for PCOA23, to join us on a complimentary webinar that will assist you with getting the most out of PCOA23. The webinar will be hosted by Karen Sainsbury, PCOA Councillor NSW and PCOA23 program lead. Karen will be joined by an informative group of panellists, who will discuss a variety of details that will assist you in your preparation for PCOA23 in Adelaide.

Inaugural Tim Birley Rising Star Award

PCOA in partnership with the Pan Pacific Hotels Group, is calling for applications from our community to be considered for the inaugural Tim Birley Rising Star Award. Tim was an industry champion who tragically passed away in March 2022. Tim was the ultimate professional, and truly understood how to balance customer care with results for his hotels. He took the time to get to know clients, and genuinely cared about the industry as a whole. The inaugural Tim Birley award celebrates Tim’s contribution to the business events sector.

PCOA attend the highly successful Meetings 2023

Fostering meaningful connections and opening doors to exciting new collaborations. Barry Neame, CEM, PCOA President, and Maxine Tod, Director Business Partnerships, were proud to represent PCOA at the highly successful Meetings 2023 held at Tākina – Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre last week.

PCOA offers incentive for event profs to get vaccinated

PCOA offers incentive for event profs to get vaccinated The Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) is encouraging event  professionals to get vaccinated against COVID-19 with an incentive offer to help boost vaccination rates across the industry. PCOA is giving away a complimentary registration to its annual conference in Hobart later this year to an event professional who shares their vaccination status via…

Vaccinate For Events

Vaccinate For Events PCOA, recognising how challenging the climate is for not only the event community, but the entire country, would like to encourage all members of the event industry to take a positive approach to achieving a return to normal times. BECA is continuing to advocate on behalf of our industry sector for Federal and State Governments financial support…