Adelaide Business Event Leads to Creation of Australia Space Agency

PCMA Convene

In December, the premier of South Australia, in a joint announcement with the Australian prime minister, said Adelaide would be the home of Australia’s new A$41m Space Agency.

Australia Airports Plan to Eliminate Passports

SmartMeetings

If everything goes as planned, 90 percent of Australia airport travel will be automatically processed, with minimal human interaction, by 2020. The post Australia Airports Plan to Eliminate Passports appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Mojo Barriers Australia’s sensational installation at Spotless Stadium

Event Industry News

Mojo Barriers Australia recently undertook one of the country’s largest stadium field cover installations, with over 15,000m² being installed for Sensation at Spotless Stadium, Sydney Showground, November 2017.

Asia Pacific Organization Aims High With Revamp of Event in Australia

PCMA Convene

The Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event is adding an education component to its show in Melbourne, Australia. When buyers arrive in Melbourne, Australia, for the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) on Feb.

Credit Card Processing For International Events (UK, Ireland, Canada & Australia)

TicketBud

If you're hosting an international event outside the US in UK, Ireland, Canada or Australia, you can now utilize credit card processing to host your event for free on Ticketbud!

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New & Renovated: Around the Globe

Smart Meetings

Shangri-La Hotel, Cairns, Australia Situated on the waterfront of Marlin Marina, this property is for the nautically minded. Altamer, Anguilla Located on the island’s Shoal Bay West Beach, Altamer Resort recently reopened Antilles Pearl Villa and unveiled Petit Topaz Villa.

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Countries, Airlines Ground Boeing 737 Max 8… But Not the U.S.

Smart Meetings

In the past 48 hours, airlines and entire countries have banned the 737 Max 8 aircraft from flight, including China, France, Germany, Australia, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Aeromexico, Ethiopian Airlines and more, reports CNN.

Exciting Developments for Planners at 10 Top International Cities

Smart Meetings

Popular destinations throughout the world have been busy adding new properties and attractions—from a spectacular entertainment venue in Montreal to a stunning convention center in San Jose, Costa Rica—that have enhanced their offerings to meeting groups and tourists.

Progress Report: Global Convention Center Outlook

Smart Meetings

Australia. In March, the Standing Committee on Economic Development and Tourism pumped the brakes on a new convention center that was proposed to be built in Australia’s capital city. Australia Forum was first pitched in 2015. making it the largest in Australia.

Event Highlight: The Icon Series with delicious

Floktu

Australia has come to solidify itself as the fine dining authority of Australian food publications. Australia. Since launching in the early two thousands, delicious.

Explore Perth Using Your 5 Senses

SmartMeetings

Tourism Australia’s new campaign slogan is “Australia, it’s a place you feel,” but, the country is actually a multisensory destination. Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, taps into all five senses—and adds a bonus dose of Aussie humor.

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3 Ways to Bring Oz to U.S. Meetings

SmartMeetings

Can’t fly your meeting all the way to Australia? They used to be exclusive to Australia, but are now available at American grocery stores. and Australia and familiarize Americans with the land Down Under. Food & Beverage Meeting Planning Style activity adventure american animal australia barbie BBQ cultural delicacies delicacy down under experience food foreign grill inspiration International kangaroo meat ozzie pie serve Tourism tourist vegemite zoo

Ride the Rails on 7 Scenic Trains

SmartMeetings

Scenic World in Blue Mountains, Australia. Australia’s Scenic World features an amusement park ride in the middle of a forest. The leaves are changing color , the air is getting crisp and the trains are chugging along.

6 Smart Moves at Visit Indy, Le Pavillon Hotel, Kimpton Solamar & More

SmartMeetings

Photo Credit: Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Andrew Gee Outrigger Hotel and Resorts in Sydney, Australia, appointed Andrew Gee to vice president of sales and marketing, Asia Pacific. He was previously regional director of sales and marketing, Australia and New Zealand.

News: etouches Honored With MEA New South Wales Innovation Award

Aventri

etouches is excited to announce that the company won a Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) Innovation Award during the 2017 New South Wales Industry Awards show on April 4. Event Technology

The Event Planner’s Guide to Sydney Venues

Aventri

In addition to the year-round sunshine, Sydney is regarded as the event capital in Australia since its calendar is always packed with festivals, cultural exhibitions, sporting events, and world-renowned firework shows.

A blast from the past: The influence of the wealthy in politics

SmartMeetings

Dipping into past blog posts I came across my 2006 comments on the cultural differences between Japan, Australia and the US around attitudes toward the wealthy.

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Star stages event industry first at Structural Awards

Event Industry News

Developed, built, tested and shipped to Australia in just four months for the start of a […].

Top 10 Best Airlines in the World

SmartMeetings

In a surprise win, Virgin Australia took the trophy for Best Business Class with its new “The Business” suite, which the ratings site calls “more first class than business class.” The runner-up is Australia’s Qantas, which jumped from 4th to 2nd in this year’s rankings.

Guest blog: How has technology changed? Is it for the better?

Event Industry News

Whether it’s staying up to date with the latest news through our smartphone apps, FaceTiming our relatives in Australia, Instagramming a great photo […].

Third Glamping Show stamps its mark

Event Industry News

The 3-day event welcomed suppliers and visitors alike from all corners of the globe as far afield as New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. […].

Top Travel Ideas for 2018, Survey Says

SmartMeetings

Travelers are asking for everything from reaching the edge of space in a MiG-29 flight in Russia to herding cattle in Australia, to hosting a celebration in a private capsule aboard the London Eye.”. Australia and South Africa (tie).

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Case Study: How to Plan a Great Conference, from Start to Finish

SmartMeetings

From April 11 to 15, more than 8,000 professionals and leaders in liquefied natural gas (LNG) met in Perth, Australia , for the 18th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG 18).

Webinar: Common Mistakes in Cross-Cultural Negotiations

PCMA Convene

Let’s imagine you’ve received interest from a potential buyer or seller in Asia or Australia. After initial discussions, you start to notice they appear less interested in pursuing the deal, and you wonder where things went wrong. Does this sound familiar?

Giant iTab expands into Asia Pacific markets following Mobile World Congress, Shanghai

Event Industry News

The new partners will cover territories in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia, and will be licenced to supply Giant iTab’s across the meetings and events sectors.

Create stunning event apps your attendees will love with crowdcomms

Event Industry News

CrowdComms provides event apps to hundreds of the UK and Australia’s leading companies and associations. Many clients have worked with us since we started in 2011. They continue to choose because we provide the world’s #1 event app platform along with an exceptional level of service.

Freeman launches brand experience agency in China and Singapore

Event Industry News

The event services company, with operations in Australia, […].

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Experience Matters

PCMA Convene

The new IACC “Meeting Room of the Future — Australia & Asia Pacific” report spotlights such growing event priorities as immersive experiences and personalisation.

Case Study: 2 Winning Social Travel Campaigns

SmartMeetings

Spokespeople for Tourism Australia, Meet South Africa and Ritz-Carlton spoke to attendees at the DMAI 2016 conference about their advertising strategies and social media campaigns. A quick look at Tourism Australia’s social media profiles shows that today, everyone tells their story.

WRG hires Jonathan Atkin to boost Live team

Event Industry News

Jonathan, who worked previously as the Events Manager at the UK’s Institute of Directors, has spent the past seven years working as a Senior Producer for two agencies in Australia, The Precinct Group and Jack Morton Worldwide. During his time in Australia, Atkin managed projects for clients including Microsoft, IBM, Telstra, Optus, NSW State Government and, most recently, Commonwealth Bank.

Adele in the round with VerTech Ultra™

Event Industry News

Star Events designed and built two completely new stages to accommodate Adele’s 2017 fully in the round stadium shows and the impeccable sound required by the tour, which is currently wowing critics and audiences across Australia. Initial audio planning required eight hangs of V-Dosc K1 and K2, some 10m high, arranged facing outwards around the […]. The post Adele in the round with VerTech Ultra™ appeared first on Event Industry News. Concerts & Tours News

Putting Attendees at the Heart of an Event

PCMA Convene

After taking Think to the Australia and New Zealand market in 2016 and 2017, GPJ wanted to kick things up a notch for 2018. Johnson Australia, the global event agency partner of IBM. Agency George P.

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How to Do the Knowledge Economy

PCMA Convene

We here at Convene are close observers of the knowledge economy — subject of not one but two cover stories in the last several years — and in Sydney, Australia, we have an amazing case study of theory into practice.

BBC Worldwide chooses eventpowwow’s combined event app and microsite.

Event Industry News

BBC Worldwide has chosen to use eventpowwow’s unique combined app and microsite to communicate with over 350 delegates at this year’s BBC Future World Changing Ideas Summit in Sydney, Australia. This prestigious event brings together a diverse community of forward-thinking leaders and top minds, to discuss big ideas and major challenges in science, technology and […]. The post BBC Worldwide chooses eventpowwow’s combined event app and microsite. appeared first on Event Industry News.

PRA Orlando, Destinos India Among Winners of 2018 SITE Crystal Awards

Smart Meetings

Enter: Sydney, Australia. Attendees learned about Australia’s innovative approach to food service, witnessed best food practices and were fully immersed in Sydney’s culture.

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People on the Move

PCMA Convene

Zhang will be responsible for total account management within the Asia Pacific region, including Japan, Korea, China, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Zak Kimble.

Gavin Downes joins Clive as Head of Strategy

Event Industry News

Downes has over 15 years’ experience across both B2B and B2C in a mix of client and agency side roles, covering the UK & Ireland, Western Europe & Australia. While born in Ireland, Downes has lived & worked in the US, Indonesia, UK and Australia. Clive has appointed Gavin Downes to the role of Head of Strategy, based in their Dublin office.

INVNT expands global footprint with Singapore launch

Event Industry News

The move comes as the agency, which made its foray into the APAC region in October 2017 with launch of an office in Sydney, Australia, secures global contracts with a number of both new and existing clients. This has seen the agency establish new partnerships with a number of renowned brands, many of whom now look to us to conceptualise, manage and produce their events not only in Australia, but throughout APAC and beyond.”.

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World’s 20 Safest Airlines

SmartMeetings

Australia’s Qantas won the crown again with a fatality free record over its 96-year history, an extraordinary achievement. Virgin Australia. Jetstar Australia. Qantas tops the list for the fourth year in a row on AirlineRatings.com’s list of safest airlines for 2017.

Understanding GDPR: What You Need To Know

Boomset

There’s an entire website dedicated to the new the main elements of the GDPR legislation, and various articles written all over the world about it from major publications ( like this via Wired UK and this via TechCrunch ) to industry blogs (like this via PCMA and this via CMO Australia ).