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|April 17, 2012
Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct (SICEEP)
Business Events Sydney (BESydney) welcomes the New South Wales (NSW) Premier's announcement of the tender for the Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct (SICEEP) and is ramping up efforts to profile other venue options during the three-year build. The tender confirms the functional brief and development timelines for the new precinct, which will see the existing Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre close in late 2013 and new facilities open in late 2016. ...
|March 26, 2012
Emergency Preparedness At Singapore's Newest MICE Venue MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO
Singex Venues Pte Ltd has announced the successful completion of the joint Ground Deployment Exercise (GDX) by Singapore Police Force (SPF) and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) at Singapore's largest purpose-built event venue, Singapore EXPO Convention & Exhibition Centre, last Tuesday, 20 March. The GDX, which was held at EXPO's new convention wing, MAX Atria, involved SPF and SCDF officers plus 50 observers from the Bedok Police Division Safety & Security Watch Group (SSWG). Said Mr Alo...
|March 23, 2012
MAX Atria @ Singapore Expo Opens
Managed by Singex Venues Pte Ltd, MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO welcomes organisers and delegates with a new, redefined convention experience. Benchmarked as the first purpose-built MICE venue in Singapore to attain the Building and Construction Authority's (BCA) Green Mark Platinum award, MAX Atria is also the first venue in Asia to roll out complimentary, high performance Wi-Fi patented by Xirrus. Developed at a cost of S$55 million, MAX Atria features 32 column-free rooms with spacious foyers...
|February 22, 2012
Australia's Newest Convention Centre To Be Launched Today At AIME 2012
Australia's newest convention centre will be launched to the industry for the first time at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo in Melbourne today. The RNA's world-class $59 million convention and exhibition centre in Brisbane is part of stage one of the historic $2.9 billion 15 year RNA Showgrounds Regeneration Project. The new convention centre sits pride of place on the iconic RNA Showgrounds site, just 1.6kms from the CBD and is due to open in March 2013. The RNA will today unveil ...
|February 20, 2012
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre Takes Traffic Management Online
In a first for the Australian events industry, the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre has designed an online traffic management system for its exhibition hall loading docks. The move is part of the Centre's ongoing program to boost operational efficiency and recognises the high level of demand put on the Centre's six exhibition halls, which are the busiest in the country. The new system enables a central traffic controller to log all truck arrivals online, and advise waiting drivers b...
|February 10, 2012
Hong Kong's Aqua Restaurant Group Celebrates Decade Of Hosting Sophisticated Brands & MICE Events
Hong Kong's internationally acclaimed Aqua Restaurant Group is celebrating a decade of hosting prestigious corporate MICE events for some of the world's top brands. Unique, bespoke social occasions for corporate gatherings are a specialty at a wide choice of fashionable venues -- from restaurants and bistros to nightclubs, dining bars and even Hong Kong's most famous traditional Chinese sailing junk. Gone are the days of boring events at one location. With the wide choice of venues under A...
|February 06, 2012
Darwin Convention Centre Awarded AIPC Gold Certification
2012 started well for the team at the Darwin Convention Centre - it was awarded by the AIPC with Gold Certification, the highest possible achievement in its Quality Standards Program! Darwin Convention Centre successfully completed a rigorous external audit, joining a select group of only 18 AIPC convention facilities to have successfully achieved this certification to date. Darwin Convention Centre General Manager Malu Barrios says the certification is a reflection of her team's passion a...
|February 06, 2012
HKCEC Welcomes 35 New Exhibitions & Major Conferences In 2012
The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) is celebrating an excellent start to 2012, having scheduled five new exhibitions and 30 major conferences for the coming year. This successful business expansion is a direct result of the focused business development and world class services provided by the venue's professional private management company, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Ltd (HML), despite keen competition from new and expanding venues in Hong Kong and...
|February 01, 2012
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre's $140M Expansion Officially Opens
Australia's newest convention venue -- Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) on Grey Street -- has been officially opened by The Hon. Rachel Nolan, Minister for Finance, Natural Resources and The Arts. The Minister opened the five level $140m boutique expansion of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) during the annual Australia Day celebrations at the Centre. The date for the official opening has a special significance -- being the same day as the Centre reopened for bu...
|January 06, 2012
AsiaWorld-Expo Voted As One Of Top Three 'Best Convention/Exhibition Centres' In Asia
AsiaWorld-Expo has been named one of the top three 'Best Convention/Exhibition Centres' in Asia at the renowned CEI Asia Industry Awards 2012 --- a remarkable achievement for a venue which has only been in operation for six years. Organized by prominent MICE publication CEI Asia magazine, the awards are based on votes and feedback by professionals and readers from the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) industry worldwide. This year's awards also mark the first time that H...
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