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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.

JULY 2016

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

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

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

FEBRUARY 2016

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

JANUARY 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