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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.

MARCH 2015

2015 Calendar of Trade and Consumer Exhibitions and Events by the Exhibition and Events Association of Australasia

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Airport opens

Sustainability first for International Convention Centre Sydney: Community funded solar energy


International Convention Centre Sydney invites the world inside for a virtual tour of its new AU$1.1 billion venue

Brisbane's Convention Bureau generates $30 million in leads post-G20 

New plans for The Old Clare Hotel in Sydney

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre offers free personalised Conference Apps

Spotlight on Adelaide - Now is the time! + media release

Food trends drive Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre's new retail and catering direction

$3 million makeover for Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre's audio-visual system

Adelaide Convention Bureau - Dreamtime 2015 media release

Dreamtime 2015 – and the host city is…

New projects underpin Cairns business confidence

Sebel to expand with two new hotels announced

Tjapukai redevelopment caters to events

Brisbane greeters bigger and better in 2015

Whitsunday Coast Airport welcomes direct Melbourne flights 

Welcome to a new AIME tradition

Melbourne attracts Australia's biggest Indonesian incentive group

Adelaide back to business on the back of a bumper year

Future Chasers - Australia Unlimited is letting the world know about the positive contributions of young Australians across many industries

JANUARY 2015      

Australia to benefit from new air deal with China

Open Space 2015 - Watch a space transform before your eyes. Learn to think differently. Be inspired. Free event at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Thursday 26th February. Watch the video or register FREE here

$50 million mega incentive confirmed for Sydney

Prospectus - An invitation to attend the International and European Associations Congress 2015 with Australia

Prospectus - An invitation to join the Australia stand at IMEX Frankfurt 2015

Prospectus - An invitation to register for the Business Events Australia South East Asia Showcase 2015


Prospectus - An invitation to register for the Business Events Australia North Asia Showcase 2015 and IT&CM China 2015

63% increase in leads for Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef 

Pier One Sydney Harbour unveils the first look at The Gantry Restaurant & Bar

New Tasmanian wine and seafood venue

Record conference season for Darwin Convention Centre

World Cancer Congress finale for record year of conferences in Melbourne

Business Events adds $211 million to South Australia's economy in 2014

Sydney secures another event sought-after event for ICC Sydney in 2017

Cairns Convention Centre wins gold again


Sydney to host World Congress of Accountants 2018

New news from Business Events Australia

Chic inner-city vibe for a pool with a view at Mercure Cairns Harbourside

Australia expands as European confidence returns

Business Events Australia serves inspiration for breakfast at PAICE 2014

Mercure Gold Coast Resort completes multimillion-dollar upgrade 

Bond takes to the reef on a mission to Sell TNQ

The latest from Gold Coast Business Events

World's largest environmental congress opens in Sydney, welcoming over 5,000 delegates

Brisbane puts best of Australia on show for historic G20 Leaders Summit

Adelaide engineers another international conference win

One&Only Resorts to manage Emirates Wolgan Valley

TNQ to woo meeting and incentive buyers

Business Events in the Hunter Valley - NEW Conference and Events Centre


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre enters RACV Victorian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre expansion announced

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre counts down to G20

Sydney presents impressive bid for the Wold Chambers Federation Congress, 2017

Gold Coast Business Events update

Kangaroo Island at the centre of the small island world

Sydney wins award for vision and innovation

Australia brings largest contingent to IMEX America 2014

IMEX America 2014 - News from our partners

President of 105th Rotary International Convention announced as new Sydney Ambassador

Adelaide's 'over the moon' with space industry event win

Ground breaking of Sea World Resort's new conference centre


New News from Business Events Australia

The Northern Territory goes 'walkabout' around Australia

Hard work pays dividends for South Australia's visitor economy

Have you ever dined in the rainforest?

Pop-in to Pop-up in Brisbane

G20 - World finance leaders meet in Cairns

Australia inspires at CIBTM China 2014

Direct selling company Pro-Health China returns to Sydney for 2014 incentive

Cairns and Great Barrier Reef on show in China

Sea World Resort & Water Park media release

Gold Coast Business Events update

Cairns and Great Barrier Reef welcomes G20 delegates

Emirates Wolgan Valley scoops three awards at the 2014 HM Awards


The Exotic Northern Territory

Palazzo Versace - the ultimate escapism

Royale Limousines recognised as one the world's leading travel companies

Sydney International Convention Centre hotel to be branded Sofitel

Refurbished Dolphin Resort offers exciting new options to events or incentives

2020 | Additional research to help the business events sector reach its Tourism 2020 potential

Melbourne named world's most liveable city for the 4th year running

New meeting venue opens in Airlie Beach

JULY 2014

New News from Business Events Australia

Selling Adelaide - 'Now is the time' to indulge your mind

Sydney to host Sibos 2018, the world's largest financial conference

Mantra Group's Peppers Hotel Brand arrives in Canberra

Celebrating 40 years of the Adelaide Convention Bureau

Investment into health industries paves the way for South Australia

Dockside Pavilion Darling Harbour enters final phase of construction

Perth wins $107million in conferences

Cairns Convention Centre wins World's Best Congress Centre 2014

JUNE 2014

Silks, Crown Perth's Chinese restaurant wins prestigious international design award

Novotel Darling Harbour to launch exciting new restaurant dining concept

An invitation to register for EIBTM 2014 - prospectus

Good Morning Good Night Melbourne with Melbourne Star and Global Ballooning Australia

Four Points by Sheraton expands its footprint in Melbourne

JUNE 2014

Gold Coast to host global meetings industry

Black Magic makes for premium game fishing in Queensland's Far North

New Fire & Ice Terrace open at Rydges Esplanade Cairns

Accor named official accommodation partner of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

IMEX America 2014 prospectus

CIBTM - China Incentive, Business Travel & Meeting Exhibition 2014 prospectus

Celebrate a culinary delight with Accor Canberra hotels

Melbourne's highest high tea: Melbourne Star launches Star Experience Packages

Melbourne to become the global centre of public health in 2017

MAY 2014

Work starts at International Convention Centre Sydney

Australia in prime position for South East Asia business events

Arinex recognised for excellence at Meetings Events Australia's industry awards gala dinner

Sydney Shines, Business Events Sydney's new branding launched

Australia's business events industry buoyed by growing European optimism

Sydney's creativity shines for almost 50,000 delegates

International Convention Centre Sydney attracts the world's best and brightest

Meeting in Melbourne made easy through Melbourne Convention Bureau's new website

Business Events Sydney to launch new brand campaign at IMEX 2014

86 events name Adelaide as their host city

Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa achieves carbon-neutral status five years running

New tourism campaign puts focus on food and wine experiences

Prominent Australian neurologist appointed First Vice President of World Federation of Neurologists

APRIL 2014

Pioneer physicist and Sydney Ambassador elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Australia invests to boost convention capabilities

Melbourne Star welcomes 100,000th guest

Australia fast becoming the incentive destination of choice for China

Sydney shines as a first-class incentive destination for Chinese visitors

Australia to jointly host global arbitration conference

Australia incentive destination of choice for Korea

Buon appetito: A cosy weekend away with Antonio Carluccio

MARCH 2014

BESydney Ambassador recognised as a medical luminary 

Whitehaven Beach voted Australia's best

Increased air access to the Whitsundays 

Landmark liver conference to inject $7.2 million into Brisbane economy

Ceremonial Opening for Melbourne Star Observation Wheel 

18 must know Australian luxury brands 


Cairns Convention Centre showcasing local produce to the world

Sydney’s innovative Harbour Bridge stand wins Best Stand at AIME 2014

Dockside Group's Triple Approach Underpins Significant Vision for Sydney

$50 million in events secured for new convention & exhibition centre at Darling Harbour

Why are the coolest events in Melbourne right now?

Exhibition visitor numbers up 30% at top 30 audited shows

Haycom's creative event technology spearheads innovation

Melbourne breaks record for conferences held in 2013-14

Business Events Week 2014 opens with new research confirming a boost to the economy

Australia ‘AIME’s for business events perfection 

$200 million of business events in 2014: Sydney is open for business

2020 | New research to help the Australian business events sector reach its Tourism 2020 potential 

2020 | The business events sector progress report 

Keep up to date with the latest product news from around Australia 

Incentives centred around Australia film locations 

Dreamtime wows incentive buyers  

Register for IMEX Frankfurt 2014

Business Events Australia South-East Asia showcase 

Brisbane connects up as Wi-Fi new world city 

Virgin Australia's sponsorship of  Dreamtime13 a key driver to ATE14 partnership


Australian industry invited to register to attend the North Asia Showcase

Join us at the International & European Associations Congress 2014

Business Events Sydney appoints Richard Yore and starts a new era in North America

Premier serves up huge new investment in Melbourne Park

AIDS 2014 offers key documents in Chinese

Chris Cooper is getting an Academy Award

Top 10 Destinations for 2014


Business Events Arrivals

Sydney secures another mega incentive from China

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival makes waves

Sydney welcomes Dreamtime 2013 delegates in spectacular style


arinex celebrates 40 years

Tourism Australia maintains focus on Europe as confidence returns 

Hilton Hotels & Resorts named No. 1 hotel brand in Australia for the ninth consecutive year

Countdown to Dreamtime 2013

PAICE Expo - Australia on show

Australian exhibitor wrap up at PAICE

Tourism Australia announces Singapore Airlines as gold sponsor for Dreamtime 2013


Extraordinary Australian Food & Wine experiences  

Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour embarks on a further $160 million transformation project

US a key focus for the Australian business events industry

Tourism Australia announces Virgin Australia as platinum sponsor for signature event - Dreamtime 2013

Melbourne, an Australian destination for great minds to meet

Emirates Airbus A380 touches down in Brisbane

Melbourne voted Australasia's leading meeting & conference destination

MCI Australia introduces DMC brand, Ovation

SKYCITY Darwin wins National award

$30 million September quarter for Brisbane conferences

Alice turns on the charm for stampeders


Business Events Tasmania’s Claire McLaren wins the AACB Staff Scholarship 2013

Melbourne’s premier event hotel reveals multi-million dollar refurbishment

Chemical Engineering experts converge on Brisbane

Australia’s warm welcome - South China Morning Post

News from Australia

Australia's business events industry out in force at CIBTM China 2013


The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre achieves world wide environmental first

Dreamtime 2013 Seller Prospectus released

Brisbane secures International Gastroenterology Congress

Australia - China ready for business events

JULY 2013

News from Australia

Great Golf Courses of Australia signs MOU with Chinese travel heavyweight

A record breaking visit to Sydney provides the perfect incentive

AACB strengthens international connections at IMEX with introduction of DMAI Scholarship

Perth Convention Bureau exceeds target with higher yielding delegates - staying longer 

JUNE 2013

Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

Gold Coast Tourism Secures International Robotics Forum

The Opera House announces Danish Royals as Patrons of 40th Anniversary celebrations

Amway India gives Melbourne the thumbs up

Dreamtime 2013: Opportunities for the Australian business events industry

Australian industry invited to join Tourism Australia at EIBTM 2013

Tourism Australia is recognised as one of the incentive industry's best suppliers

Accolades for two Port Stephens tourism operators

$10 million in medical conference wins for Melbourne

MAY 2013

Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

Launch of Ultimate Winery Experiences in Australia

Herbalife China delegates touch down on Australia's Gold Coast

APRIL 2013

Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

Australian industry invited to join Tourism Australia at CIBTM 2013

Australian industry invited to register to attend IMEX America

2013/14 Business Events Marketing Prospectus

Best Cities Global Alliance visits Melbourne, Australia

Hunter Valley 'Dreamtime' Uncovered

MARCH 2013

Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

The star officially launches their event centre


Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

Perth on track as world class conference and events destination

Victoria continues as home of major conferences

Cairns Centre Very Highly Commended

Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau rebrands


Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

Lion Dance performance on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge to launch BridgeClimb's new Mandarin Climb

Business Events Australia's North Asia Showcase

Local Charities to benefit from Conferences in Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley One of the World's Top Ten Wine Travel Destinations

Melbourne to host Nuclear Medicine and Biology Congress


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Five of the best quirky venues in Australia

What's new in Australia?

Five of the best Australian team building activities

Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

China - Success by association

China - Corporate incentives and business events. An incentive for progress

Selling business events in the international market

Australian industry invited to register to attend EIBTM

Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia


Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia

Conference / Convention Arrivals to Australia