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.

Australia Airports Plan to Eliminate Passports

Smart Meetings

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.

Explore Perth Using Your 5 Senses

Smart Meetings

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

Smart 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

Smart Meetings

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.

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. […].

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.

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

Smart Meetings

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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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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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.

Top Travel Ideas for 2018, Survey Says

Smart Meetings

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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Understanding GDPR: What You Need To Know


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 ).

Top 10 Best Airlines in the World

Smart Meetings

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.

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 […].

etouches to hire 100-plus people by end of 2017 to sustain dynamic enterprise growth across all regions

Event Industry News

Headquartered in downtown Norwalk, CT and with global offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Belgium, Singapore, and Dubai, etouches plans to grow its team throughout these regions to meet the growing demands of […].

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

Smart Meetings

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).

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.

Conference Swag Ideas – Worth it or Wasteful?

Event Planning BluePrint

Event planners from all over the world join us for this 8-week training program – we’ve had people from France, England, Australia, all across the US and Canada, India and Jamaica register. . Over the weekend I was in San Diego, California at Digital Marketer’s Traffic & Conversion Summit (T&C) – which was so well planned and organized and truly fantastic.

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Sporting events not to miss in 2018


113 years old, the tournament is Australia’s biggest sports event (since 1988) and almost 3/4 million people watch it live every year. …and a Happy New Year.

Where You’d Least Expect Them

PCMA Convene

Adelaide, Australia. Because Adelaide is widely recognized as Australia’s defense center and serves as the headquarters for many of the country’s cybersecurity- and technology-research centers, Burgess noted, the defense-focused aspects of the program fit particularly well into the setting.

Case Study: 2 Winning Social Travel Campaigns

Smart Meetings

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.

How Multi-Cultural Design Thinking Leads to Better Events

PCMA Convene

Linear-active groups are comprised of the English-speaking world (North America, Northern Europe, Australia and New Zealand) and has traits including separating social life from professional life, and a tendency to plan ahead step by step. Mathias Posch. What defines culture?

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How To Plan a Meeting From Halfway Around the World

PCMA Convene

July 23–26, 2017 International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney Sydney, Australia. Event Details.

7 Things to Consider When Choosing an Event Destination

Hubilo Blog

If the majority of your attendees are in Europe, it isn’t practical to host your event in Australia, as beautiful and perfect as the location might be. It’s no secret that the most important part of event planning is choosing the destination.

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World’s 20 Safest Airlines

Smart Meetings

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’s list of safest airlines for 2017.

Destinations Get in the (Pokémon Go) Game

PCMA Convene

Pokémon Go is quickly becoming 2016’s hottest app, clocking more than 15 million downloads for iOS and Android since it was released in Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S.

Virtual reality for events: Who is using it?

Plan Your Meetings

Australia’s 360 Films and New York’s Virtual Reality Network deliver immersive surround video production for weddings and events. There has certainly been a lot of buzz about virtual reality and many have predicted that it will soon be one of the hottest trends in the events industry.

Hubilo’s All-in-One Event Management Software

Hubilo Blog

Zak- World of Façades Australia . Events are no longer simple social gatherings but are now a medium of growth and development. Events have long evolved ever since their inception, the event management industry evolved with it. What do we attribute this change to?

Blowing Up: How A Niche Event Went Big

PCMA Convene

Three years ago, Suzanne Miller hopped on a plane and flew from Australia to the United States. Miller attended WSF 2014, where she sat down with organizers to talk about exporting the program to Australia.

Marriott Continues Growth with Plans for 40 New Luxury Properties

Smart Meetings

These locations include Brisbane, Australia; Panama City; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo of Solaz, from The Luxury Collection, set to open in Los Cabos Mexico in 2018. Photo credit: Marriott International .

Smart Meetings TV at IMEX America 2017

Smart Meetings

Tourism Australia. Get Up-To-Date About Destinations and Hotels. Smart Meetings TV host Mike Lyons chatted with representatives from CVBs, hotels and more to find out what each place has to offer meeting professionals currently and in the near future.

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6 approaches to viral marketing for planners

Plan Your Meetings

With the realization that 50 percent of teens and young adults in Australia hadn’t even tasted Coca-Cola in the month before the campaign, the beverage giant designed and executed a creative multi-channel campaign using personalized Coke cans to re-connect.

iVvy, The World’s First Real-Time Booking Engine For The Events Industry Arrives In The UK

Event Industry News

After launching in Australia in 2009, iVvy now has over 12,000 users across 13 countries and has established corporate partnerships to allow for global distribution of inventory.Made up of three essential elements, iVvy connects the meeting planner with the supply chain in a bid to bring together the entire events ecosystem.

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Women Do Ask — They Just Don’t Receive

PCMA Convene

For several years now, we’ve highlighted the fact that female event professionals earn less than their male counterparts according to Convene ‘s Annual Salary Survey results — reflecting a persistent gender pay gap in the larger workforce.

8 Hotels You Didn’t Know Were Owned By Your Favorite Celebrities

Smart Meetings

Gaia Retreat & Spa—New South Wales, Australia (Olivia Newton John). Gwinganna Health Retreat—Queensland, Australia) (Hugh Jackman) . Our New York editor is visiting Australia and just spent a weekend at this heavenly place.

‘Fab five’ join On Event Production Co.

Event Industry News

And Karl Johnstone joins the firm from TDC, in Australia, as a production manager to bolster On’s in-house production team. A ‘Fab five’ of new recruits have joined On Event Production Co. to help it make further inroads into the ‘experiential’ events sector. The firm, which is based in Castle Donington, delivers creative production services for business events, conferences, brand activations, product launches and live music events on behalf of a wide range of British and global brands.

Is the All-Male Panel on the Endangered Species List?

PCMA Convene

Lucia, in Australia.

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