Association Expertise

Boasting world-leading meeting facilities and venues on a spectacular harbour, and sustainable urban practices alongside cosmopolitan life, Sydney is simply unforgettable. More than 600 multinational companies run their Asia Pacific operations from Sydney and of the top 500 companies in Australasia, 45% are located in New South Wales.

Sydney held 102 association meetings in 2010 (ICCA), the second-ranked city in the Asia-Pacific/Middle East market, and tenth globally. Sydney has won 141 business events that will take place between 1 July 2011 and the end of 2018, meaning more than 155 000 delegates will visit the city.

Association events in Sydney are supported by Business Events Sydney (BESydney) and BESydney Ambassadors, leaders in their fields who are passionate about promoting Sydney. Sydney is a world leader in medical and scientific research, financial services, creative industries and information and communications technology.

Upcoming events to be hosted in Sydney include the Worldwide Chinese Life Insurance Congress August 2012, Microsoft Imagine Cup, 2012, Sydney International Breast Cancer Congress, 2012 and the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies Conference 2013.

For assistance with your event or more information about Sydney, contact Business Events Sydney at