Alternative Event Spaces Around Australia


Australia is brimming with historical buildings and creative spaces to make unforgettable backdrops for events of all kinds. We’ve scoped out some of the most unique and versatile spots from Brisbane to Perth and everywhere in between. Have you attended or hosted events at any of these locations? . Brisbane. High Church. Heritage-meets-modern luxe at Brisbane’s High Church, the stunning church turned creative space in the heart of Fortitude Valley.

Adelaide Business Event Leads to Creation of Australia Space Agency

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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.

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Australia Airports Plan to Eliminate Passports


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.

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Mojo Barriers Australia’s sensational installation at Spotless Stadium

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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.

New global live experience agency BeSixth launches in the UK and Australia

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From the founders of MAMA and youth specialists Campus Group comes BeSixth, a global live experience and events agency with offices in London and Sydney. . The new BeSixth brand, founded by Dean James (Chairman) and Gavin Aldrich (CEO), will have over forty staff worldwide.

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


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

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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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Retailers: Hoteliers of the Future

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Armani has properties in Dubai and Milan; Versace in Dubai and the Gold Coast of Australia. The hospitality industry is booming, and retailers are taking notice.

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

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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.

Progress Report: Global Convention Center Outlook

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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.

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Exciting Developments for Planners at 10 Top International Cities

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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.

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Explore Perth Using Your 5 Senses


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


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


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.

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Featured Event: Don’t Judge A Rosé By Its Colour – Women’s Empowerment Evening


Recent Events Uncategorised australia baker business women chefs dessert event event management event manager event managers event marketing event planning event professionals event registration eventprofs events fine dining food hospitality wine women empowermentHow many times have you let judgement (of self or others), perfectionism or the thought of not being enough, stand in the way of cultivating deep connections and sharing who you truly are with the world?

Event Highlight: Launch of delicious. Bake Club


Not only that, in Australia, research shows that people who bake are more likely to spend time together with family. Each month, one Bake Club member will have the chance to challenge one of Australia’s top bakers for prizes (not to mention some serious street cred). Did you know that the joy of baking isn’t just reserved for the eating, but that the act of baking itself has been shown to make us happy?

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


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.

Event Highlight: The Icon Series with delicious


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

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Incorporating Multi-Sensory Experiences Into Events


Articles Industry Advice australia event event management event manager event managers event marketing event planning event professionals event registration eventprofs events Multi-Sensory ExperiencesYou don’t have to do the research to believe that sensory experiences tend to foster more vivid memories.

News: etouches Honored With MEA New South Wales Innovation Award


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

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Star stages event industry first at Structural Awards

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

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

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

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


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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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. […].

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The Event Planner’s Guide to Sydney Venues


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.

The MJR Group is acquired by TEG

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Jones said he was delighted that The MJR Group’s three partners, Richard Buck, Group CEO and head of UK, Dan Ickowitz-Seidler, head of UK venues and propaganda, and Scott Mesiti, head of Australia & New Zealand, will remain with the TEG group. The MJR Group has built a great reputation and lasting relationships in the UK, Australia and elsewhere and I am thrilled to welcome Richard, Dan and Scott to the TEG family,” said Jones.

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.

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Freeman launches brand experience agency in China and Singapore

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

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Top 10 Best Airlines in the World


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.

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


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).

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EventTech Spotlight: Streaker

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For hire throughout US, UK, Italy, Australia, Selfiebot can be shipped to other locations on request. Company name: Streaker Web address: Founded: 5 th January 2015. About: Selfiebot: the premium robotic photo booth.

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Top Travel Ideas for 2018, Survey Says


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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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.

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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

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.

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Webinar: Common Mistakes in Cross-Cultural Negotiations

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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?

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.

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Case Study: 2 Winning Social Travel Campaigns


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.

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P&G and BEcause create VR experience for latest Gillette ProShield razor launch

Event Industry News

Procter & Gamble has launched its latest Gillette razor with an in-store virtual reality (VR) experience at supermarkets and pharmacies across Australia. Designed by brand experience agency BEcause, the Gillette ProShield VR Experience aims to give Australian men an entertaining and immersive insight into the new razor, which features dual lubricating strips before and after […].