ICMS Australasia (ICMSA) has expanded its geographic footprint and opened an office in Christchurch, New Zealand. Karen Hamilton, who has been working in the New Zealand business events sector for the past 16 years, has assumed the new role of Director New Zealand.
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.
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 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…
A long supporter of the business events sector, the PCO Association (PCOA) is proud of what it has achieved for its members and business partners during the past 12 months.
Technology and social media platforms kept the PCOA family together when we stood physically apart.
Georgie Stayches, Founder and Managing Director of Fetching Events & Communications, a boutique agency specialising in event management, communications and volunteer management shares her personal account of a postponed event. In October 2001, on the eve of the Commonwealth Heads
New leadership for peak body of the Australian business events sector – The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has appointed Dr Vanessa Findlay as the new Independent Chair of the peak industry body.
Gold Coast, Queensland, 9 March 2020 — Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) has been recognised as the nation’s leading Business Event Venue, winning Gold at the Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra on Friday night.
Even if you are just thinking about how to stage more a sustainable event, it’s important to ‘spread the word’ about your work. Share your initiatives with clients, guests, suppliers, industry partners, colleagues and management. Ask what can be done, find out how you can implement change and keep within the budget.
People will appreciate your efforts to reduce the carbon footprint.
MCEC partners with Harry the hirer to promote Sustainable events at AIME2020. Event sustainability is one of the fastest-growing considerations in the meetings industry, as public expectation increases for lower carbon emissions and less environmental impact. At AIME2020, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) partnered with renowned events and exhibition hire company, Harry the hirer, to inspire delegates to take…