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Business Events Australia

Business Events Australia is a Tourism Australia business group dedicated to promoting Australia internationally as a business events destination.

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To support the Australian business events sector's growth, Business Events Australia creates opportunities for industry to do business with international buyers around the world.

APRIL 2017

Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase taps into strong demand for Australia

Q Station challenges teams who "dared to be scared" to solve "who dun it"

MARCH 2017

New Business Events Tasmania website captures a vibrant business events destination

MCEC trifecta at Victorian MEA Awards

Asia's largest computer graphics conference chooses Brisbane

Adelaide's first large scale incentive group

Gold Coast wins major communication conference - International Communication Association confirms 2020

Big conference wins means big business for Melbourne

Hemingway's set to deliver new business events venue on Cairns' waterfront

Northern Territory a winner at AIME 2017


David Pugh – a lifetime at the forefront of Brisbane’s culinary reputation

EEAA welcomes new training courses to meet the skills needs of the future

Brisbane secures 1500-strong Herbalife incentive group

ICC Sydney reveals its world class benchmarking data

Sydney and New South Wales show why they’re still Australia’s favourite destination for incentive events

New Business Events Tasmania Planners Guide debuts at AIME 2017

MCEC’s symphony gives Melbourne the edge

Bumper year ahead for MCEC in 2017

MCEC expansion on-track, open for business in mid-2018

ICC Sydney kick starts exhibition season with Reed Gift Fair

New Chairperson to lead Tasmania's Business Events Industry

Team Western Australia head to AIME 2017

Development surges ahead in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Historic arts hub to make AIME debut with Team Brisbane

New Zealand event planners experience rugby heaven in Brisbane

EEAA celebrates the women of the Australian business events industry

What's new on the Gold Coast

Landmark partnership with Mumbrella sets the stage for exhibitions and events to shine

Business Events Victoria launches 2017 familiarisation program

Future Food Day shines spotlight on Brisbane growth sector

Major events a highlight in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Gold Coast Business Events heading to Brisbane

‘Future Now’ for the AIME 25th Anniversary

Cheers - Adelaide Convention Bureau win two events for 2017 in the beverage genre

Brisbane hosts association leaders for first time

Brisbane at a glance

Cairns & Great Barrier Reef snaps up Chinese incentive

This is Gold Coast Business Exchange expands in 2017


Record number of AIME exhibitors for Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Australia's Gold Coast Tourism Chief directs Chinese leaders on the future of the global industry

Five reasons to visit Brisbane

AIME Welcome Event venue and event producer announced

Tourism Australia’s major business events showcase Dreamtime 2017 to be hosted in Brisbane

Five new hotels opening in Australia

Inspired and motivated: Sydney lures Amway delegates for a third visit


Reminder that the guide for Attracting Business Events to Australia is available to the Australian business events industry

Nu Skin Korea selects Gold Coast for 2018

Wagga Wagga to host the 2017 NSW Regional Events Conference

EEAA finishes 2016 on a high and gives the new ICC Sydney a big tick of approval with new video released after successful test events

Forum Group Events celebrates 20 year milestone in style

AEG Ogden re-appointed as managers of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Successful Field of Light Uluru extended for second season


One Health EcoHealth Congress in Melbourne

Australian National Maritime Museum wins four prestigious awards in one week

Registrations now open to participate in the Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase 2017

Melbourne wins 17th World Congress on Menopause

Australia wraps up a successful year on show

Two new appointments at the Perth Convention Bureau

New analysis of Australia’s international business events industry

Sell TNQ showcases destination to event professionals

Gold Coast secures largest ever business event - Infinitus China in 2018

Australia to host World Mining Congress  2021

Land Forces reinforces Adelaide's key messaging

Melbourne at a glance

Discover irresistible Ballarat for your next business event

Darwin Convention Centre wins 2016 Brolga Tourism Award

New owners at Cruise Whitsundays

Tourism conference and award wins top a great year for Mackay

EEAA looks to grow presence in WA following successful roadshow series in Perth

Seppeltsfield crowned Global Best of Wine Tourism

Largest ever Australian contingent to attend PAICE in New Zealand

Juice Plus+ selects Gold Coast

Cairns Convention Centre shares a piece of history


EEAA opens registrations for 'Test Event' annual conference at the new ICC Sydney

Business Events Victoria announces new Board

World Routes flies into Adelaide - an Australasian first

Australian invention the best skin cancer prevention

Bureau’s results helping South Australia to look forward

Melbourne hosts largest international association conference in Australia this year

The world’s leading water experts meet in Brisbane

Large numbers of international delegates projected for Sydney in 2017

Australian ambassador helps Sydney launch new research - Conferences: catalysts for thriving economies

Tourism Australia to inspire buyers at IMEX America with new content

New website shows Cairns business events expertise

Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress powers into Melbourne

Sydney Harbour Bridge’s first pop-up restaurant & celebrity chef Luke Mangan

Case Study: PJSE hosts event on board HMAS Vampire at the Australian National Maritime Museum

New talent spotted at Whitehaven Beach

Australia stand at Associations World Congress 2017 now open for registrations

Mantra Legends Hotel Launches new interactive delegate experience

Busy October for Darwin Convention Centre


Registrations now open to join the Australia stand at IMEX Frankfurt 2017

The Eastern Golf Club opens final nine holes

Behind the scenes of the Australian Event Awards

New hands-on cheese making and Wine Maker experience in the Swan Valley

AIME commences global hunt for event organisers

Increase in Gold Coast wins

Australian Event Awards winners announced

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre honours long service - Karen Teong

Australian Events Centre set to open, 17 November 2016

Planners see the light in Alice Springs

Big landscapes inspire big thinking

China business events agents on first-ever Canberra educational

Dreamtime 2015 wins best corporate event at the Australian Event Awards

David Grant Creativity Project announced

AIME launches My Association | My Club – new initiative for association planners

Sydney at a glance

The Star Event Centre debuts new cinema screen for Australian movie premiere

National PCO team discovers Mackay

Record numbers at Brisbane Pop-Up

Perth Convention Bureau Aspire Awards 2017 applications now open

Alice Stampede is on again - register now

Australian convention bureaux staff convene in Brisbane

New website to increase business events for the Sunshine Coast

Sell TNQ 2016 to showcase event expertise

Hobart wins bid to host two Antarctic meetings in 2020


EEAA and Tourism Australia join forces to support the rising stars in exhibitions and events

Northern Territory highlights cutting edge health industry to medical associations professionals

Stage is set for World’s largest Immunology Congress to arrive in Melbourne

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort completes $43 million renovation

AIME celebrates industry milestone – 25 years

World-class cinema screen unveiled at The Star Event Centre

This is Gold Coast Business Exchange challenges destination perceptions

Discover a kaleidoscope of event options in Brisbane

Launceston to host Australia’s first Tri-Nut Conference

Australian Event Awards finalists announced

Sunshine Coast to celebrate 50th anniversary with Australia’s largest convention of travel writers

Brisbane Boat Show returns to Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre celebrates another record year

Melbourne, still the world's most liveable city

Club Melbourne celebrates new Ambassadors, Fellowship winner and economic contribution

Gold Coast Business Events presents on Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

National Convention Centre Canberra launches state-of-the-art website

Gold Coast to host Sport Management Conference

Darwin Convention Centre Celebrates 10th Anniversary Aboriginal Art Fair

NW Group to merge with Haycom

New Western Australia destination video released

Rugby's best to pack down in Brisbane for Global Tens

Canberra Convention Bureau and Brand CBR launch Canberra-Brilliant Possibilities video

Spotless commits 22 years and $50 million to Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention Bureau continues to deliver for Victoria

Exponet releases The Ultimate Exhibitor Guide

Tourism Tropical North Queensland business event executive awarded

End of an Era for AustraliansTechnology Park (ATP) Conference Centre

New regional planner to drive business to Victorian venues

JULY 2016

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre continues to deliver for Victoria’s economy

Brisbane to host the world's leading scholars in political science

Five minutes with Bob O'Keeffe, General Manager of the "World's Best Convention Centre", Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Cairns & Great Barrier Reef showcased to southern buyers

The Star Sydney wows with five TAA NSW Award wins

Vivid Sydney Creative Director to speak at the Australian Event Symposium

TAA announces The Star as finalists in 15 categories

Darwin Convention Centre's new Menu Compendium

Vietnamese TO DO Vessel puts Australian National Maritime Museum on Agents’ ‘To Do’ List

20 years of supporting regional Victoria business events

EEAA Conference and Awards for Excellence Announced as an official test event at ICC Sydney

Aviation industry leaders descending on Brisbane for CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation Summit

Wasabi Restaurant and Bar, in conjunction with Electrolux, announces its new cooking school and event space

Ballarat - A Conferencing Hotspot

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has been named the World’s Best Convention Centre

JUNE 2016

Australia's business events on show in New Zealand

Cairns business events team hones industry skills

Gold Coast Business Events product update - June 2016

Register now to join the Australia stand at IBTM World 2016 - prospectus here

New development enhances connectivity & accessibility in Adelaide

The Eastern Golf Club launches its Executive Golf Experience

Extra Qantas flights to Tasmania announced

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre strikes sustainable gold

World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies confirmed for Melbourne

Meeting in Melbourne of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists 

A warm welcome to the Top End for national delegates

Melbourne announces Health Congress win

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre celebrates a major milestone the way it knows best – hosting events

Poultry Games land in Sydney Olympic Park

Club Melbourne Ambassadors recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours

It's a wrap for This is Gold Coast 2016

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Aspire Awards

Australia to celebrate first ever Global Exhibitions Day at MCEC

Prospectus for Expressions of Interest in the Advance Program managed by Business Events Australia available now

MAY 2016       

Planners 'Meet Darwin 2016'

This is Gold Coast Business Exchange set to impress

More space for Melbourne: MCEC reveals plans for expansion

Geriatric Medicine conference in Cairns

Cairns welcomes USANA 2016 delegates

Sunshine Coast to host the Australian Event Awards from 2016 to 2018

BCEC Convention Advocates Program drives record results for Brisbane

EEAA and members to mark Global Exhibitions Day with series of special events 

National Horticultural Convention returns to the Gold Coast

Mantra Group Events introduces mantragroupevents.com

China incentive coup for Cairns

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre winning in a competitive global market

Brisbane plays host to some of Australia’s most eminent surgeons

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre marks mega milestone with 10 million visitors

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre honoured with global technology award

New website puts regional event venues at buyers fingertips in Victoria

APRIL 2016

Adelaide reels in 8th World Fisheries Congress (WFC) 2020

Conferences dominate the current agenda at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Gold Coast hits a high note with conference organisers

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre to host inaugural Eradicate Malaria World Congress 2018

MEA 2015 National Award winners announced

Top honours for Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre catering at National MEA Awards

Melbourne to host largest ever chemical congress in Australia

Melbourne on track for strongest incentive year on record

Hall of Fame for MCEC technology at National MEA Awards

New Ultimate Wineries Australia Business Events Brochure

The Star Event Centre wins Best Specialty Event Venue for second year

Rydges Fortitude Valley - now officially open

The Perth Convention Bureau would welcome more large conventions like LNG 18

Tourism Australia brings the best of Australian business events to the world at IMEX Frankfurt

Embracing state-of-the-art build technology at Peppers Kings Square

Marquee showcases its unique venue options

Gold Coast business events industry heads to Sydney

Perth's largest ever conference, LNG 18 begins

New structure for Cairns business events team

Chinese urged to hold incentives in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Melbourne Convention Bureau offers bespoke deals through its Melbourne Values You Program

MARCH 2016

Melbourne Convention Bureau offers bespoke deals through its Melbourne Values You Program

Five ways technology adds value to business events

Four Points By Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour Executive Chef appointment

Bright minds join forces to profile Tasmania to the world

Associations discover the wonder of World Science Festival Brisbane

Club Melbourne Ambassadors awarded for securing $50 million in economic impact for Victoria

Fine art installation by Bruce Munro, Field of Light Uluru opens at Ayers Rock Resort

Darwin Convention Centre - A Finalist in the 2016 AIPC Apex Award

Peppers Manor House Reimagined

Raging Thunder launches rainforest adventure

Tasmania’s business event visitor numbers explode

Australia's biggest event expands internationally

Awards trifecta for BCEC at Queensland MEA Awards

Clean sweep for MCEC at Victorian MEA Awards

Labor Western Australia Business Events Policy

Gold Coast beachside event space under construction at Kurrawa Terrace

New QF flights to Hobart take off

ICC Sydney on track for December opening as exhibition centre takes shape

Brisbane to host Routes Asia in 2018

The Star Sydney recognised for exceptional Event Centre at MEA NSW Industry Awards

Brisbane's stunning business events transformation

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort unveils new look guest rooms

BCEC celebrates 20 years of successful events with a fresh new look

ICC Sydney brings food into focus with issue two of Sydney Views

Sign up now for the 'Destination Australia Conference' and the half day 'China Uncovered' conference


Results from Dreamtime 2015 event

ICC Sydney is feeding your performance to drive innovation and success

Cairns & Great Barrier Reef guide assists event planning

100 day count down to the grand unveiling of Sydney’s new, state-of-the-art Convention Centre

Perth Convention Bureau launches 2016-2018 Meeting Planners Guide

Brisbane to showcase Australia’s leading role in Deaf Education

AIME 2016: MCEC continues to build for the future

10 reasons to hold your event in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

New infrastructure for Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

National Convention Centre Canberra’s major facelift

ICC Sydney announces 2017 exhibition season

Launch of Perth Convention Bureau Inspire Award

Sports Physicians meet on the Gold Coast

Business events in Cairns a relaxing affair

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre proves it is ace…in cyberspace

Swan Valley, Western Australia Meeting Planners Guide now available

Singapore Airlines to fly to Australia's capital, Canberra

Tasmania Shines in National Awards

Beachfront Novotel Manly at Forefront of Business Events with Technology Upgrade and 'Stay & Meet' Winter Offer

Team WA heads across to AIME 2016


Record growth for The Whitsundays region

Australian events agency EMG – Official Creative Partners of AIME Welcome Event

ICCA Australia launches 2016 Programme for the International Meetings Foundation Seminar

Peppers Arrives in Melbourne CBD

Darwin Convention Centre takes leadership position in sustainable practices

Adelaide Convention Centre: stage two expansion tops out

Sold on Melbourne - MCEC to auction USD $350,000 worth of meeting room and exhibition space