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February 25, 2016
IAPCO Selects Tokyo To Host 49th Annual Meeting & General Assembly

Cementing its position as an up-and-coming C&I destination, Japan has won the bid to host the 49th Annual Meeting and General Assembly of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers in 2018. Events will take place in t...
February 23, 2016
Sustainability Takes Centre-Stage In Growth Of Thai Business Events Industry

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB, today unveiled a new 'Thailand, Sustainability & Soulful CSR Destination' offering to showcase pre- and post-program activities that can elevate a business events in Thailand to the nex...
February 23, 2016
Sydney Shines With Three Mega Asian Incentives In Q1 2016

Sydney and regional New South Wales (NSW) will inspire and motivate almost 8,000 international delegates, who are joining one of three incentive programs taking place in March, April and May this year. Already a busy period for Asian inc...
February 23, 2016
MCI To Deliver Strategic And Event Marketing At EXPO 2017 ASTANA

The MCI Group, a key driver of innovation in global communications, events and association industries, will provide its unmatched strategic and event marketing solutions at EXPO 2017 ASTANA. MCI will deliver all aspects of event and mark...
February 22, 2016
TCEB Highlights Achievement As ASEAN Agrees To Use 'Thailand Mice Venue Standard' With 9 Member Countries

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB made a bright start of 2016 as the bureau declares "9 ASEAN member countries" officially agreed to abide by Thailand MICE Venue Standard as the model for the improvement ...
February 22, 2016
Perth Convention Bureau Launches 2016-2018 Meeting Planners Guide

Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) is pleased to announce the release of its latest Meeting Planners Guide 2016-2018. The Meeting Planners Guide is a comprehensive directory of the venues, products and services available to meeting organisers wh...
February 17, 2016
ICC Sydney Announces 2017 Exhibition Season

Opening in December 2016, ICC Sydney confirmed 35 exhibition events today to launch its 2017 business events season. NSW Trade and Tourism Minister, the Hon. Stuart Ayres MP, said the state government's investment in ICC Sydney, a $1.5 b...
February 17, 2016
Crown Events & Conferences - A Leading MICE Destination -- At AIME 2016

Crown Events & Conferences will showcase their huge range of innovative MICE offerings, hosting capabilities and unmatched luxury across Melbourne and Perth, cementing their reputation as industry leaders at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Meetings E...
February 15, 2016
Flight Centre Travel Group Enhances cievents Network With Hong Kong Acquisition

THE Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT) is expanding in Hong Kong after acquiring a leading local event management and production company. FLT this week added the business assets of Hong Kong-based Maya Events to its Greater China operation...
February 05, 2016
Dreamtime 2015, Business Events Australia Survey Results Are In...

At the close of Dreamtime 2015 in December, Business Events Australia sent a survey to the 95 hosted buyers, 10 Convention Bureaux, 54 industry partners and 21 international and domestic media who attended. The results were a resounding...
January 21, 2016
Korea MICE Bureau At AIME To Show How Korea Goes Beyond Meetings

Attendees of this year's AIME will not want to miss the opportunity to discover Korea's impressive MICE capabilities when the Asia-Pacific business events expo returns this February 23-24 in Melbourne, Australia. The Korea booth will be ope...
January 14, 2016
Sold On Melbourne - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre To Auction USD$350,000 Worth of Meeting Room And Exhibition Space

Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) recenly announced a strategic partnership with the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), marking the occasion with the launch of the "2...
January 11, 2016
Sarawak Played Host To One International Conference Every Week of 2015; Sarawak Convention Bureau Builds Capability

Malaysia stepped-up in global recognition through a series of 52 internationally-acclaimed conferences, which were hosted in the Land of the Hornbills. The conferences witnessed attendance of 15,830 delegates, amounting to direct delegate e...
December 17, 2015
Sydney Showcases Its Ultimate Incentive Credentials To International Market

From quad biking and a net session with legendary cricketer Glenn McGrath to canapés atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney proved to 18 international buyers and media who were in town for Dreamtime 2015 last week that there's simply no bet...
December 16, 2015
Pacific World Malaysia Wins Best Incentive Programme At The rAWr Awards 2015

Pacific World, the integrated global DMC and Event Management organisation has been awarded 'Best Incentive Programme' at the Malaysia Business Events Awards for Excellence (rAWr Awards) for a 'Winning Together' themed event that they coord...
December 16, 2015
Expanded Korea MICE Bureau Meetings Support Programs to Enhance 2016 Korea-hosted Int'l Events

Next year's annual Rotary International Convention (Rotary16) is one of many upcoming events set to benefit from a range of expanding support programs offered by the Korea Tourism Organization's (KTO) - Korea MICE Bureau division. Available...
December 09, 2015
Korea Tourism Organization 2015 Marketing Campaign Secures Major Upcoming MICE Events

Korea has recently secured hosting duties for 7 major international congresses, set to bring 22,800 participants to the country between 2017 and 2021, as well as 9 corporate incentive tours for 2016, welcoming a further 40,000 visitors. The...
December 09, 2015
National Wine Centre Event Brings Dreamtime 2015 Adelaide Programme To A Spectacular End

After experiencing the best of South Australia's business events offering over the course of two days, Dreamtime 2015 buyers bid farewell to Adelaide at a specially designed dinner at the National Wine Centre of Australia. The event cel...
December 08, 2015
MCI Voted As Number One Business Events Agency In Asia Pacific

MCI Asia Pacific has been awarded the Best Business Events Agency title by Asia's leading corporate events publication, CEI Asia, at the 2016 CEI Readers' Choice Awards. CEI's annual industry survey spotlights the elite in business event...
December 08, 2015
Thailand MICE Venue Standard; New Initiative To Drive ASEAN MICE Industry

The development of Thai MICE operators is one of the TCEB's main missions. TCEB realises the importance of having an effective tool to measure service excellence and quality - especially for MICE venues - in order to elevate MICE services a...
December 08, 2015
Inaugural AFECA AEC+EXPO Formed New Milestone In Asian MICE Industry

The Asian Federation of Exhibition & Convention Associations (AFECA) and co-host Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS) officially opened its first AEC+EXPO 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention C...
December 08, 2015
Dreamtime Buyers and Media Experience Adelaide and Surrounds On Showcase Day

Day two of Dreamtime 2015, Tourism Australia's signature incentive showcase for the business events industry, has seen international attendees experience some of the very best of Adelaide and surrounds as they set off on bespoke one-day edu...
December 07, 2015
ICC Sydney To Open In 12 Months; The Countdown Has Commenced

ICC Sydney's contemporary design celebrates Sydney's temperate weather and natural environment with sweeping views of the harbour and city skyline through glass facades and from balconies throughout the venue. Its smart design in the hea...
November 26, 2015
Adelaide Gears Up For Dreamtime 2015

Next month will see Australia's business events industry take centre stage in Adelaide, South Australia as part of Dreamtime 2015, to promote the country's world-class business events offering to more than 100 influential international ince...
November 24, 2015
Deputy Prime Minister Delivers Policies To TCEB's New Board Members, Emphasising 4 Key Elements To Mobilise "Thai MICE" Toward "Regional MICE"

Deputy Prime Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn delivers policies on the promotion and mobilisation of Thai MICE to new board members of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau. Active from now on, the newly appointed Chairman of the Bo...
November 23, 2015
ICCA Australia Launched The 2016 Programme For International Meetings Foundation Seminar

ICCA Australia Committee and ICCA Asia Pacific Regional Office are to present the International Meetings Foundation Seminar (IMFS) taking place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), from 21 -22 February 2016, prior to th...
November 17, 2015
TCEB Captivates Business Events Market With Three Promotional Campaigns For EU MICE Travellers

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB today announced the latest developments of Thailand's business events industry, with the 2015 fiscal year delivering double-digit growth for both business events travel...
October 26, 2015
AIPC Brings Global and Regional Expertise Together In Singapore

AIPC - the International Association of Convention Centres - brought together over 50 participants from 8 countries for the AIPC Asia Pacific Summit, a specialized regional training and professional development program that took place in Si...
October 23, 2015
ICC Sydney Leaders Join Debate On The Future Of Convention Centres At AIPC Asia Summit

Leaders from International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) have fuelled discussion and debate at the AIPC Asia Summit in Singapore this week, providing insights into the key challenges shaping the future of the conventions industry an...
October 23, 2015
Collaboration Drives Business Events Success For Sydney and NSW; $200 Million Secured For ICC Sydney

Business Events Sydney's (BESydney) partnerships across the city and state have helped the company to secure events that will contribute over A$400 million to the New South Wales (NSW) economy up to 2023. At its Annual General Meeting (A...
October 19, 2015
TravelRave 2015: Asia's Premier Travel And Tourism Week Returns To Singapore

TravelRave, Asia's premier travel and tourism week, returns for its sixth run in Singapore as the leading platform for business leaders and industry professionals from across the region to exchange travel insights and expand networks. Organ...
October 16, 2015
Strong ROI Leads City of Sydney To Invest In Business Events Sydney

The City of Sydney will be injecting another A$1.5 million into Business Events Sydney (BESydney) between 2017 and 2021, after a successful and strong return from their initial $1.5 million investment during 2014-16 that has helped secure e...
October 13, 2015
World Trade Center Las Vegas Announces Partnership With World Trade Center Seoul

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the World Trade Center Las Vegas and the World Trade Center Seoul that will help en...
October 05, 2015
AIPC President, VP Deliver The Message To Senior Government Gathering

AIPC's senior executive delivered the industry message at the highest level of the Australian government last week as President Geoff Donaghy and Vice President Aloysius Arlando presented to the Leadership 2015: Tourism, Aviation & Transpor...
October 02, 2015
World's Leading Travel Bodies Welcome Focus On Jobs At T20 Meeting

The Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC), representing the leading public and private bodies in Travel and Tourism, heralds the importance of this week's meeting of the G20 Tourism Ministers (T.20) in Antalya, Turkey and its focus on ...
October 01, 2015
Pacific World Creates Partnership With ibtm events

Pacific World, the global DMC, has recently confirmed a partnership with ibtm events, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions. Harsha Krishnan, Strategic Development Director, Pacific World comments, "Pacific World and ibtm events have develope...
September 23, 2015
Hong Kong's Famous Wine & Dine Festival & Month Approach

The cool months of Fall are approaching and that means stimulated appetites. And what better way to satisfy culinary desires, or the quest for something new, than on a trip to Hong Kong for their tantalizing food celebrations? Fall visitors...
September 17, 2015
Upcoming Global Tourism Economy Forum - Macau 2015

The Global Tourism Economy Forum ("GTEF" or "the Forum"), an annual mega event for the tourism industry, will be held at the Venetian Macao from 12 to 14 October 2015 under the theme "Belt and Road Initiative: Unleashing the New Dynamics of...
September 16, 2015
Two New Members Join The World PCO Alliance

The World PCO Alliance has announced the addition of two new members: The Conference Company -- New Zealand Turismo & Convenciones -- Mexico Kitty Wong, President of the World PCO Alliance, is very excited about the two new members ...
September 16, 2015
AACB Sets Future Direction - CEO of Business Events Sydney Re-Elected As President

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) held its Annual General Meeting last week where achievements were highlighted and the strategic plan for 2015-18 set. Lyn Lewis-Smith, CEO of Business Events Sydney, was re-elected ...
September 13, 2015
South Australia Wins Battle To Host Land Forces 2016 Exposition

The Adelaide Convention Bureau has announced that Adelaide will host the Land Forces 2016 Exposition worth $16.6m to the state's visitor economy over its 3 day duration though its legacy is priceless and will be long lasting. Presented ...
September 09, 2015
Singapore Remains Asia's Top Meeting and Convention City For 2014

Singapore is once again Asia's top meeting and convention city, according to the Union of International Associations (UIA) and International Congress and Convention Association's (ICCA) 2014 global rankings released earlier this year. Th...
September 08, 2015
IACC Survey Reveals Latest Set of Generational Preferences of Meeting Planners

A recent survey conducted by the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC), in partnership with Development Counsellors International (DCI), has revealed the generational preferences of meeting planners in the Australia Asia Pa...
September 02, 2015
Dorier Continues Global Expansion With Opening of New Office In China

Dorier, a leading provider of creative production services and audio-visual solutions, continues its global expansion with the opening of Dorier Macau, a new office in China. Part of the MCI Group, a leader in the international meetings,...
September 02, 2015
ICC Sydney Celebrates Continued Progress

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today celebrated another milestone with the Darling Harbour Live consortium that is delivering International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney). One...
August 30, 2015
Sellers Invited To Register For Tourism Australia's Signature Biennial Business Events Showcase, Dreamtime

Tourism Australia's signature biennial business events showcase, Dreamtime, brings Australia's outstanding incentive experiences and expertise in event delivery to international business events buyers. In 2015, Dreamtime will be deliver...
August 26, 2015
Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan To Address The Web In Travel Conference First Travel Conference

Singapore's Minister for Environment and Water Resources and Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will give the opening address at the eleventh edition of The Web In Travel conference this year, to be he...
August 26, 2015
Global Tourism Economy Forum - Macau 2015

Overseas promotion of the fourth edition of the Global Tourism Economy Forum ("GTEF" or "the Forum") to be held at the Venetian Macao from 12 to 14 October, 2015 is in full swing. GTEF kicked off a two-stop Southeast Asia Roadshow supported...
August 19, 2015
First international Guests Treated To 'Behind-The-Scenes' Tour of International Convention Centre Sydney

On Monday, 11 Business Events Sydney (BESydney) international guests received an insider's look at the new International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) that will open next year. In Sydney for the bureau's fifth International Advis...
August 13, 2015
Hong Kong Exhibitions Outperformed Uncertain Economy In 2014

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) announced today the positive results of its most recent annual survey of the exhibition industry in Hong Kong, covering the year 2014. Total number of exhibiting companies...
August 11, 2015
Tourism Australia Partners With Leading Luxury Travel Network Virtuoso

Tourism Australia has signed a major new partnership with leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso, in an agreement which will help build greater connection between the international luxury market and Australia's highly desirable luxury offe...
August 10, 2015
HKCEC Welcomes Record Breaking 6.4 Million Visitors; 1,113 Events Underscore Professional Services

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ("HKCEC") continues to be the preferred venue for international organisers staging world-class exhibitions and conferences in Hong Kong. During the fiscal year 2014-2015 (July 2014 to June 201...
August 10, 2015
The World's Largest Big Data Conference Comes To Sydney: Groupon, Microsoft, Alibaba, Huawei and Facebook Reveal The Future

The world's foremost researchers and practitioners from data mining, knowledge discovery, data analytics and big data will converge at Hilton Sydney from 10-13 August 2015. The 21st ACM Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining conference (KDD...
July 30, 2015
Over 10,000 Amway China Delegates Expected In Sydney In 2017

Lyn Lewis-Smith, CEO of Business Events Sydney (BESydney), today announced that the Amway China Leadership Seminar will be held in Sydney in March 2017, with over 10,000 delegates boosting the New South Wales (NSW) economy. Ms Lewis-Smi...
July 29, 2015
IACC Announces First Certified Conference Venue In China

The International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) announces it has accepted into its membership the first IACC-certified conference venue in China. Châteauform' City Chuanshan Academy, located in the centre of Beijing, is refer...
July 24, 2015
Business Events Sydney (BESydney) Brings City Partners To The Table To Discuss Sydney's Future

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) today hosted the Lord Mayor and key industry leaders for a roundtable discussion about Sydney's future and the importance of the private and public sector working together to achieve long-term success. T...
July 17, 2015
Park Hyatt Sydney Partners With Luxperience

Leading luxury and experiential travel trade exhibition, Luxperience, has announced Park Hyatt Sydney as a partner for this year's event, taking place in Sydney on 6-9 September. The contemporary Sydney harbourside hotel, which celebrat...
July 16, 2015
Brisbane, Australia Turns Red For Historic Liverpool FC Football Match

Brisbane has been painted red this week as the city hosts English Premier League giants Liverpool FC for the first time in the club's 123-year history. Tourism and Events Queensland CEO, Leanne Coddington, said a crowd of more than 50,0...
July 07, 2015
9th UIC World Congress On High Speed Rail Opens In Tokyo

The world's most important meeting for high-speed rail, the 9th UIC World Congress on High Speed Rail, is taking place from July 7 to 10, 2015 at the Tokyo International Forum for the first time in Japan. Under the theme of "Celebrate th...
July 01, 2015
Tourism Australia Deepens China Partnerships

Tourism Australia has signed three important strategic marketing deals in China this week aimed at promoting Australia to high yielding travellers and business events professionals in an overseas tourism market now valued at $5.7 billion an...
June 29, 2015
Get A Fresh Taste of Tradition At The 2015 Singapore Food Festival

The annual Singapore Food Festival (SFF) is back again to serve as a smorgasbord that deftly juxtaposes flavours of the past with innovative new tastes, bringing together some of the nation's best dishes and culinary talents in one event. T...
June 25, 2015
Fiji International Golf Tournament Soars To New Heights With Fiji Airways

Fiji Airways has signed on as the Official Airline of the Fiji International in a three-year sponsorship deal, which will take the professional golf tournament to new heights. Stefan Pichler, Fiji Airways Board Director said: "The Fiji ...
June 22, 2015
Twitter For Travel Agents At The Travel Industry Exhibition In Sydney

In three weeks time, travel professionals from all corners of the industry will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skill set of the twitter platform through the exclusive seminar session 'Twitter For Travel Agents' at The...
June 22, 2015
Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways Deal Provides $30M Boost For Australian Tourism

Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways have deepened their commercial partnership by signing a five-year, A$30 million marketing deal to promote Australia to leisure and business travellers in key overseas markets. The new 'Memorandum of U...
June 19, 2015
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Hosts Vinnies CEO Sleepout For Homelessness

Last night 232 business and community leaders spent a chilly Melbourne night camping out on the steps of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) for the 2015 Vinnies CEO Sleepout. MCEC was proud to host the annual St Vincent d...
June 18, 2015
Great Barrier Reef Tourism Gets Digital Boost

The Great Barrier Reef will be centre stage at Australia's largest tourism trade event which begins this weekend following the release of a new e-magazine developed by Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ). TEQ Chief Executive, Leanne Co...
June 18, 2015
Global Tourism Economy Forum, Macau 2015 Set For October 12-14

The Global Tourism Economy Forum ("GTEF" or "the Forum"), scheduled to take place at the Venetian Macao from 12 to 14 October, 2015, will unveil an innovative world class dialogue on cultural tourism with the theme of "One Belt One Road -- ...
June 16, 2015
WTM Portfolio Enters Asia and China With New WTM connect Events

The WTM Portfolio, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions, is to enter Asia and China in 2016 with the launch of two events under the new WTM connect brand. The new WTM connect events will offer a unique one-to-one format targeted at the boomin...
June 15, 2015
Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines Enter First MOU To Jointly Boost Business Events To Australia

Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines have signed a new A2.7 million marketing agreement aimed at promoting business events travel to Australia. Under the three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU), the two parties will each contri...
June 12, 2015
Shanghai Launches Global Promotion Campaign At Expo Milano 2015

The launches their new Shanghai City global promotion campaign, "Shanghai. Let's Meet!" on June 9th at Expo Milano 2015. The launch phase of the c...
June 11, 2015
Beijing Set To Welcome Meetings Industry Planners From Leading Global Brands

"We believe that ibtm china provides the most effective platform to support our business and meet international buyers." Hosted Buyer registration for ibtm china 2015 is now open with senior meetings industry planners from some of the w...
June 02, 2015
New VisitBritain Luxury Guide Launched At ILTM Asia

As ILTM Asia gets under way in Shanghai, VisitBritain launches a new guide for the luxury sector, including an exclusive reveal of the top 10 must-see hidden gems across Britain's nations and regions. Launched at the VisitBritain stand ...
May 27, 2015
Meet Darwin 2015 - A Unique Darwin Showcase For Event Planners

Under wide blue skies and warm tropical weather conditions, Darwin was showcased as a leading Australian business events destination to influential event planners as part of the recent 'MEET DARWIN' familiarisation program. Over four act...
May 27, 2015
Singapore Tourism Board Partners With 40+ Stakeholders For Golden Jubilee Campaign

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) unveils today the array of special deals and experiences under the Golden Jubilee campaign. More than 40 tourism stakeholders have come together to offer these deals and experiences as part of a $20 million...
May 25, 2015
New Study Finds Incentive Delegates To Be The Highest Spending Business Event Segment

Frankfurt: New research released by Business Events Sydney (BESydney) reveals that Asian incentive delegates are Sydney's highest yielding delegate, outspending holiday visitors by an average of 6.5 times, and up to as much as 9.4 times. ...
May 25, 2015
Malaysia & Kuala Lumpur Move Up ICCA Ranking

Malaysia improved her position in the ICCA (International Convention & Conference Association) Global Ranking 2014 (ICCA Report 2014), jumping five places to 30th out of 115 countries. The country also reaffirmed her credentials in the Asia...
May 22, 2015
Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre Wins 2015 INCON Digital Infrastructure Award

On 20 May, at the annual IMEX Tradeshow in Frankfurt, INCON announced ICCA member Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre as the overall winner of the 2015 INCON Digital Infrastructure Award. After darmstadtium was announced as a winner ...
May 20, 2015
PCMA's Global Expansion Plans in Asia Take Shape in Singapore

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and the Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB) have renewed their commitment to grow conference management education further in Singapore and Asia with a new two-year part...
May 19, 2015
Singapore Wins Bid To Host The 103rd Lions Clubs International Convention

Singapore has won the bid to host the Lions Clubs International (LCI) Convention 2020. The Lions Clubs Singapore will partner the Singapore Exhibition & Conventions Bureau (SECB), a group under the Singapore Tourism Board, to present one of...
May 19, 2015
Maritz Travel Company Finalizes Global Meetings Network, Announces Partners

Maritz Travel Company, which consists of Maritz Travel Meetings & Incentives and Experient, has finalized the development of its Maritz Global Meetings Network by welcoming 25 best-in-class global partners to represent nearly 60 key countri...
May 18, 2015
Sphere Conferences Launches The Inaugural Hospitality Investment Conference Indonesia

Sphere Conferences, the conference arm of Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH), recently launched the inaugural Hospitality Investment Conference Indonesia (HICI) 2015. Endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia and ...
May 13, 2015
Royal ICC Hosts Budget Heavyweights

Australia's leading financial experts and political heavyweights descended on the Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) in Brisbane today for the traditional Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) post federal budget breakfast. Bris...
May 13, 2015
Sydney Again Ranked Number One In International Rankings

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) CEO Lyn Lewis-Smith today announced that the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Sydney 1st in Australia and 25th in the world. Ms Lewis-Smith said that this is the first yea...
May 13, 2015
New Setting To Showcase Australia At IMEX Frankfurt

Guests visiting the Australia stand at this year's IMEX Frankfurt will not only gain greater insights into Australia's world-class appeal and capabilities in hosting business events, they will also get to experience the relaxed coastal feel...
May 12, 2015
JTB Global Marketing & Travel and Pacific World Partner To Offer Integrated DMC Services In Japan

Pacific World has recently confirmed a strategic alliance with JTB Global Marketing & Travel, Japan's leading Destination Management Company, starting as of 1st May 2015. Through this partnership, Pacific World will leverage the strengt...
May 11, 2015
Corroboree Greater China Underway With $2M Marketing Deal Between Tourism Australia and Cathay Pacific

Tourism Australia marked the first day of Corroboree Greater China on Hamilton Island with the signing of a major aviation marketing deal with Cathay Pacific, which will see the two parties jointly invest A$2 million during 2015 promoting A...
May 11, 2015
ICCA 2014 Meetings Statistics Released: Paris Remains Number One City; USA Top Country

ICCA's eagerly awaited annual statistics on the number of rotating international association meetings hosted by countries and cities show few major shocks. Paris retains the top rank, with Vienna swapping places with Madrid and moving u...
May 08, 2015
Virgin Australia Partners With Luxperience

Luxperience, Sydney's leading luxury and experiential travel trade exhibition, has announced Virgin Australia as a Platinum Partner for this year's event, taking place 6-9 September, 2015. The airline will showcase its expansive network...
May 04, 2015
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority At The Travel Industry Exhibition In Sydney, Australia

Visitors to the Travel Industry Exhibition will be taken on a journey through the capital of the United Arab Emirates with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority at this year's event in Luna Park, Sydney. Travel industry professionals will ...
April 29, 2015
Bumper Month At The Brisbane Showgrounds

Queensland's biggest indoor / outdoor events precinct is set for a bumper May, with 34 events scheduled for the Brisbane Showgrounds. A series of national and local events featuring rugby league stars, politicians and financial experts ...
April 29, 2015
Sarawak Introduces "Borneo Quest" To Singapore's Merlion At Sarawak Industry Event

Taking on the Goliath of ASEAN Business Events in Singapore, Sarawak industry members recently hosted a "Borneo Quest" programme at the Grand Mercure Roxy, Singapore. Aimed at enticing potential corporate incentive clients, the event was he...
April 14, 2015
Sydney's Appeal To Shine Through At IT&CM China / Business Events Australia North Asia Showcase

From today, Business Events Sydney (BESydney) begins a week-long showcase of Sydney's outstanding incentive offering to Asian corporate buyers and inbound tour operators at two of the region's largest industry events. Sydney will be on ...
April 14, 2015
AFTA to Feature In Travel Industry Exhibition Seminar Sessions

The Travel Industry Exhibition has announced the first two of nine seminar sessions in the free to attend program. These two seminar sessions will be hosted by the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) and will take place on Thursda...
April 13, 2015
Singex Signs MOU With Makuhari Messe Inc. In Chiba City, Japan

SingEx, the management company of Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Makuhari Messe Inc., an exhibition and convention centre located in Chiba city, Japan. The collaborat...
April 08, 2015
Star Studded Events Dominate The Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane's Calendar

Hot on the heels of Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger's visit to the Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) last month, Brisbane's newest convention centre will host the who's who of Queensland cricket this weekend. M...
March 30, 2015
BestCities Not Afraid To Ask The Tough Questions - 6th Consecutive Client Survey

BestCities Global Alliance have undertaken their 6th consecutive Client Survey at a time when competition in the international convention market is at an all-time high and client satisfaction has never been more important. All six client...
March 18, 2015
Uluru Camel Cup May 29 & 30 2015 At Ayers Rock Resort

Ayers Rock Resort, together with the Uluru Camel Racing Club Inc, will host the colourful Uluru Camel Cup on Friday 29 May and Saturday 30 May 2015. Festivities kick off at the atmospheric Outback Pioneer Hotel & Bar on Friday night wit...
March 18, 2015
The Sydney Opera House Announces Line-Up For Vivid LIVE

The Sydney Opera House has announced the full line-up of artists joining British iconoclast Morrissey at the seventh annual Vivid LIVE program of contemporary music. Owned and managed by Destination NSW, Vivid LIVE forms part of Vivid S...
March 16, 2015
InterContinental Sydney Partners With Luxperience For Fourth Year

For the fourth consecutive year, the renowned InterContinental Sydney has partnered with leading luxury and experiential travel trade exhibition, Luxperience, taking place in Sydney on 6-9 September 2015. The hotel will be an Official Plati...
March 16, 2015
Pot of Gold Discovered At The Travel Industry Exhibition

Visitors to The Travel Industry Exhibition 2015 will rediscover the green hills of Ireland, with Tourism Ireland set to exhibit at the show. Travel industry professionals will find that there's a lot more to discover in Ireland now-a-da...
March 12, 2015
MyCEB Introduces Online Venue Directory For Meeting and Event Planners

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) is pleased to introduce a new resource for event planners looking to host their event in Malaysia, an online venue directory. The venue directory provides an essential guide to the large va...
March 02, 2015
Drumming In A Gathering of Global Tribes ICCA'S 2016 Congress, Kuching

A "Drumming in Ceremony" for the ICCA 2016 Conference was held on the 27th February at the Sarawak Cultural Village, the award winning home to the internationally renowned World Harvest and Rainforest World Music Festivals. Mr Martin Sir...
February 25, 2015
BESydney Welcomes $6 Million Funding Boost

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) is delighted that the New South Wales (NSW) Government would commit to providing the company with an additional $6 million funding over the next four years to help make Sydney the number one destination for...
February 24, 2015
Adelaide's Pre & Post Touring Portal An Australian First; Business To Leisure Made Easy

A stay in an underground hotel in the outback town of Coober Pedy, swimming with wild Dolphins at Glenelg, a visit to Kangaroo Island, tasting Grange at the home of Penfolds, a day in the world famous Barossa sampling some of the regions ...
February 23, 2015
The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) Opens Business Events Week 2015

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) officially opened Business Events Week 2015 - a week-long showcase of the business events industry across conferences and meetings, exhibitions and incentive reward travel - with a media conference stro...
February 23, 2015
Adelaide, South Australia Named Host City For Dreamtime 2015 - MICE Event and Showcase

The Adelaide Convention Bureau has announced that following a competitive bidding process, Tourism Australia has named Adelaide, South Australia as the host city for Dreamtime, its premier corporate meeting and incentive business to busines...
February 19, 2015
Sydney and NSW To Shine At AIME 2015

Off the back of its award-winning presence in 2014, Destination Sydney will return bigger than ever to Asia Pacific's premier annual trade show -- the 23rd Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME 2015) in Melbourne. With 15 co-e...
February 18, 2015
Maritz Travel Company Selects CIMGlobal To Join Maritz Global Meetings Network

CIMGlobal today has announced it has been selected by Maritz Travel Company, which consists of Maritz Travel Meetings & Incentives and Experient, as a partner in the Maritz Global Meetings Network. As a partner in the network, CIMGlobal wil...
February 17, 2015
Business Events Sarawak - A New Campaign For 2015

Despite a challenging 2014 for business events and the tourism industry in general, Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) has once again surpassed its targeted bid wins with an 86% bid success rate. With an average of 1.2 bid wins per week, SCB h...
February 16, 2015
Perth Convention Bureau Headed To Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne

The Perth Convention Bureau will once again be attending the annual Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne on the 24th and 25th February 2015. The bureau in conjunction with 12 of their members, ranging from hotels ...
February 06, 2015
Kyoto Convention and Visitors Bureau Welcomes New Member

Kyoto Convention and Visitors Bureau has welcomed a new member which will give international business visitors access to one of the country's most ancient performing arts. Samurai Kembu Kyoto is a traditional sword play and performance ...
February 05, 2015
Welcome To A New AIME Tradition In Melbourne

It will be a night of firsts as Hosted Buyers, Media and Exhibitors get together at the inaugural 2015 Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) Gala Dinner. Attendees will be treated to an entertaining and fun night out at a disti...
February 04, 2015
Pacific World expands into the Philippines

Pacific World, the integrated global DMC and Event Management organisation, announced today the opening of a new partnership in the Philippines. With this expansion, Pacific World now operates in 30 countries and over 100 destinations aroun...
February 04, 2015
New And Mega Events At Singapore Expo In 2015

The Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre, together with its convention wing, MAX Atria, are set to host some of the largest international events to be held in Singapore this year, which are expected to attract over 50,000 foreign...
February 04, 2015
Liverpool FC Confirmed To Play In Brisbane, Australia In 2015

English Premier League giants, Liverpool FC, have today announced they will tour Australia in July, kicking off their campaign in Queensland against the Brisbane Roar at Suncorp Stadium. The club's visit to Brisbane marks the first tim...
January 27, 2015
Exciting Cultural And Arts Events Are Coming To Hong Kong

There will be parades and marching bands, towering floats and a symphony of lights, dancers and acrobats, excited crowds and the throwing of beads, and finally soaring fireworks lighting up the sky and the harbour. Yes, the Chinese New Year...
January 27, 2015
Thailand Registers Record Year End Growth; Thailand Tourism Forum 2015

Thailand's tourism industry has turned the corner after a very difficult 2014, bouncing back in the fourth quarter with strong growth, according to data released exclusively at Thailand Tourism Forum 2015 by STR Global. Held at InterCon...
January 27, 2015
Brisbane Secures Leading National Cultural Festival

Queensland will stage Australia's only Baroque festival under a new three-year agreement, reinforcing the state's reputation as a cultural mecca. Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) CEO, Leanne Coddington, said the popular festival, pr...
January 26, 2015
The Eighteenth Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers - Joint Media Statement

The Eighteenth Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers was held on 25 January 2015 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, in conjunction with the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2015 (ATF). H.E. Mr. Htay Aung, Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar, chaired the...
January 23, 2015
ICCA Education Seminar At AIME Groom Future Leaders

In recognizing the importance of continuing professional development of less experienced professionals, ICCA will deliver an education program - "ICCA International Meetings Foundation Seminar" at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Cen...
January 22, 2015
$50 Million Mega Incentive Confirmed For Sydney

Sydney, Australia's favourite place to meet, will shine brightly in 2016 with direct selling company, Nu Skin, confirming the Harbour City for an incentive worth up to A$50 million to the New South Wales (NSW) economy. The host destinat...
January 07, 2015
Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview Confirmed As IT&CM China 2015 Opening Ceremony Venue

IT&CM China confirmed Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview as the Official Venue for the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Dinner to some 1,000 delegates. The property will also be joining its sister property -- Marriot Shanghai Changfeng Park - as ...
December 18, 2014
Swiss-Belhotel International Opens Its First Convention & Exhibition Centre In Pekanbaru

Swiss-Belhotel International has opened its first convention and exhibition centre, ska Co Ex, in Pekanbaru Riau, Indonesia, an international-standard venue for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions located in the heart of the c...
December 16, 2014
Questex Partners With Asia Hotel Forum To Expand Presence In China

Questex Hospitality + Travel, the multinational media, event and e-commerce company serving the global hospitality and travel industry, today announced it has teamed up with China-based Centre of Asia Hotel Forum (AHF), a leading hotel inve...
December 10, 2014
Local Associations Laud IT&CM Events' First Association Day In Singapore

IT&CM Event's first Association Day in Singapore, organised in collaboration with venue sponsor Suntec Singapore, successfully drew in over 30 industry professionals and executives hailing from various industries -- AMCs, finance, energy, e...
December 10, 2014
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Announces Speakers For Open Space 2015

Two global thought leaders will take to the Plenary stage for Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre's (MCEC) third annual Open Space event on Thursday 26 February 2015. World-renowned speakers Rachel Botsman and Chris Riddell, both ...
December 09, 2014
MCI Australia Aligns With National Charity Partner, Van Wright Foundation

Partnering with the Van Wright Foundation to deliver the 2nd Annual Gala Dinner 'A Night Filled with Hope', MCI Australia will provide services in-kind to support this great cause. Held in the Plaza Ballroom at Melbourne's Regent Theatre...
December 09, 2014
4th Annual Tourism Forum (TTF) To Be Held At Intercontinental Bangkok In January 2015

Thailand's biggest annual hospitality event will be held in the Grand Ballroom on level 4 at the InterContinental Bangkok on Monday January 26 and will again see a gathering of the best minds in the business to share their views on a theme ...
December 08, 2014
Singapore Lures More Incentive Travellers; Renewed interest In Singapore

In 2015, Singapore will welcome a strong line-up of large-scale incentive travel groups, pointing to Singapore's strong appeal as an incentive travel destination. The incentive groups include five flagship events that will attract over 30,0...
December 04, 2014
Record Conference Season For Darwin Convention Centre

Darwin Convention Centre (DCC) is poised to end the year with a strong finish, reporting one of its busiest seasons in six years. A combination of international, national, and regional conferences held at the Convention Centre from July ...
December 03, 2014
Adelaide Convention Bureau - It's Been A Busy Year For Business Events

The Adelaide Convention Bureau has released details of the value of conferences and conventions hosted by Adelaide in 2014 and it's been a bumper year!* By end December, around 60,000 people will have attended 191 events - an average of...
December 01, 2014
Sydney Secures Another Sought-After Event For ICC Sydney In 2017

Nineteen events worth a combined $150 million have now been secured for International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) following the news that Sydney has been selected as the host city for the International Chamber of Commerce World Ch...
November 24, 2014
Sydney To Host World Congress of Accountants 2018

Sydney has again outshone its competitors, winning the right to host 5,000 leading accounting professionals at the next World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) in 2018, an event worth $18 million to New South Wales (NSW). Business Events ...
November 20, 2014
PATA Supports Brisbane Marketing's New Initiative 'Brisbane Global Cafe'

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is honoured to have been a supporting partner of the Brisbane Global Cafe-Tourism's New Frontiers. The Brisbane Global Cafe was held from November 12-13, 2014, prior to G20 Leaders Summit, at Brisb...
November 20, 2014
AIME Takes Home Best Exhibition Award At Australian Event Awards (AEA)

AIME (Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo) has been named the Best Exhibition in the annual Australian Event Awards (AEA) 2014, further cementing its standing as the leading business events industry exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere...
November 20, 2014
Engineers Australia Convention - The Largest Engineering Event Held In The Southern Hemisphere

Kicking off in under a week, the inaugural Engineers Australia Convention 2014 will be one of the largest engineering events ever held in the southern hemisphere, bringing together the engineering profession to focus on the future direction...
November 18, 2014
Pacific World Expands Presence To Croatia, Sri Lanka And The Maldives

Pacific World, the integrated global DMC and Event Management organisation announced today their expansion into a further three emerging MICE destinations including Croatia, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The strategic development plans will e...
November 17, 2014
Sarawak Convention Bureau Celebrates Orangutan Caring Week

In conjunction with Orangutan Caring Week from the 9th to 15th November 2014, the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) is working in partnership with the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) through the Soulful Orangutan Appeal Project that was re...
November 17, 2014
Tourism Australia and China Southern Airlines Continue Partnership In 2015

Tourism Australia and China Southern Airlines will extend their existing strategic partnership agreement, committing a further A$4.2 million for cooperative marketing in 2015. This extended agreement was signed today in Parliament House,...
November 17, 2014
Tourism Australia Hosts The Country's Greatest Ever Dinner Party For Food & Wine Elite In Hobart

On Friday 14 November, a selection of the world's most influential and respected food and wine VIPs came together at Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), for Tourism Australia's highly anticipated 'Invite The World To Dinner' Gala eve...
November 17, 2014
Visit the Australia Stand #I40 at EIBTM; Australia Expands As European Confidence Returns

Business Events Australia continues to inspire key influencers and decision makers in Europe and beyond, by bringing some of its latest and best business events products and experiences to EIBTM Barcelona, 18 to 20 November 2014. The five a...
November 13, 2014
World's Largest Environmental Congress Opens In Sydney, Australia - Over 5,000 Delegates

The who's who of the world's environmental specialists will gather in Sydney this week for the IUCN World Parks Congress, a major international event held every 10 years. Convened by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Natu...
November 13, 2014
Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways Expand Joint Marketing Commitment

Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have deepened their strategic marketing partnership with a significant increase in joint funding for the promotion of tourism to Australia in overseas m...
November 11, 2014
Brisbane Puts Best of Australia On Show For Historic G20 Leaders Summit

After two years of meticulous planning and preparation, Brisbane stands ready to host the G20 Leaders Summit, and has started welcoming the 4,000 delegates and up to 3,000 media representatives expected to attend the historical event. T...
November 10, 2014
Kyoto Convention and Visitors Bureau Welcomes New International Flights

The Kyoto Convention and Visitors Bureau has welcomed the announcement of a new international flights between Kyoto and the US and Canada. Japan Airlines recently announced its expansion plans include the addition of a non-stop daily fl...
November 10, 2014
Tourism Australia Deepens Tourism Ties With Singapore Airlines

Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines have announced plans to deepen their existing commercial partnership by signing a new, three-year strategic marketing deal worth a total of A$12 million. The agreement will see the two parties joi...
October 31, 2014
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Launches "Hungry For Tokyo" Campaign In U.S.

Tokyo's world-class culinary scene coupled with unique, delectable dishes are at the heart of a new tourism campaign that was launched in New York and Los Angeles this week by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG). To show the incredible ...
October 30, 2014
Sydney's New Gehry-Designed Building Ahead Of The 'Curve' In Innovative Design

The new $180 million-dollar Frank Gehry-designed Business School building at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is about to open, promising to redesign the way Australia's business leaders of the future think and work. It will also ...
October 28, 2014
Global Tourism Economy Forum • Macau 2014 Adjourns

The Global Tourism Economy Forum • Macau 2014 (the "GTEF" or "Forum") adjourned this afternoon (28 October), concluding the two-day meeting with tremendous success. As an advanced international platform for tourism exchange and a bridge...
October 27, 2014
Macao SAR Government Hosts Dinner For Guests of Global Tourism Economy Forum • Macau 2014

The Global Tourism Economy Forum • Macau 2014 (the "GTEF" or "Forum") officially commenced today (27 October) as an event hosted by the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR Government, co-organized by the China Chambe...
October 23, 2014
IT&CM Events' Association Day Comes To Singapore

IT&CM Events' educational programme on Association Management for Association professionals and executives will launch in Singapore on 2 December 2014. Organised in a first-ever collaboration with Suntec Singapore, the upcoming session is I...
October 22, 2014
It's Live! In Queensland - New Events Calendar To Grow Tourism

A world-class line up of events will feature as part of a new Queensland calendar unveiled today under the marketing banner - It's Live! In Queensland. Tourism and Major Events Minister Jann Stuckey said the It's Live! Calendar featured ...
October 20, 2014
Kyoto, Japan Grows Conference and Incentive Offerings

Kyoto is continuing to grow its offering to the conference, events and incentives market with the launch of a new venue. Kyoto Aquarium opened in 2012 and is a new attraction for business visitors to Kyoto. Located in Umekoji Park, the ...
October 20, 2014
Sarawak 'Ape' To No Good In The Land Of Dreams

The Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) recently launched its "Soulful Orang-utan Appeal Project" at IMEX America; this key trade show for the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry was held in Las Vegas from the 14th to 16th Oct...
October 14, 2014
Australia Brings Largest Contingent To IMEX America 2014

A 25-strong delegation at IMEX America 2014 will showcase the very best Australia has to offer with a remarkable array of outstanding destination choices, incentive program offerings and event spaces. This collective commitment demonstrates...
October 08, 2014
In Focus: Doing Business In Darwin, Australia

Darwin Convention Centre is the focal point of three business-focussed events this October and November, underscoring the Northern Territory's staunch "open for business" attitude as a combined total of 3,500 attendees converge in the capit...
October 07, 2014
Adelaide's 'Over The Moon' With Space Industry Event Win

The Adelaide Convention Bureau, in partnership with The Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) and State Government of South Australia has announced the bid by Adelaide to host the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Septe...
October 06, 2014
Hong Kong Trade Exhibitions Unaffected By Protest Movement

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) wishes to confirm to all participants, buyers and exhibitors, attending autumn trade exhibitions in Hong Kong that events are running smoothly and without interruption. ...
October 01, 2014
Sarawak To Conduct The First Ever USA 'Borneo Talk' Program In Los Angeles

The Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) team are heading to Los Angeles to conduct the first ever USA 'Borneo Talk' program to reintroduce Sarawak as a Business Events destination and share Sarawak's conservation efforts through the soft launch...
September 26, 2014
VisitBritain and Japan National Tourism Organization Sign MoU

At the British Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo this morning Christopher Rodrigues, Chairman of VisitBritain, and Mr Ryoichi Matsuyama, President of Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), signed a memorandum of understanding committing bot...
September 25, 2014
Creative Meetings At Amari - Amari Watergate Bangkok and Amari Pattaya

To give meetings and conferences a lighter touch, Amari Watergate Bangkok and Amari Pattaya are launching complimentary themed coffee breaks this fall. With five fun themes to choose from, even a ten-minute break can help to inspire and ...
September 17, 2014
Sports Business In Asia Is More Than Just A Game

Key industry leaders came together to discuss the salient trends and challenges faced by the sports businesses industry in Asia, at a dialogue held by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) earlier this week. The one-day event provided a pla...
September 17, 2014
International Convention Centre Sydney Sits At The Heart Of An Emerging Super Precinct

At a forum focussed on the unprecedented rejuvenation of Sydney's western harbour this week, private and public sector representatives discussed how best to promote an emerging super precinct, within the heart of which sits International Co...
September 17, 2014
Australia Inspires At CIBTM China 2014

Leading representatives of the Australian business events industry will be in attendance at the 2014 China Incentive, Business Travel and Meeting (CIBTM) Exhibition in Beijing, from 17 to 19 September 2014. Business Events Australia, to...
September 08, 2014
Singapore To Host Over 11,000 Delegates At September Healthcare Meetings

This month, Singapore will host over 11,000 medical and healthcare professionals who will convene to discuss the major issues and trends impacting the healthcare industry today at pinnacle events including Medical Fair Asia and HIMSS Asia P...
September 02, 2014
Sri Lanka Promotes MICE Tourism

Sri Lanka Convention Bureau and SriLankan Airlines conducted yet another MICE Tourism promotion at Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on the 7th August 2014 where there were buyer seller meetings followed by presenting of Sri Lanka a...
August 29, 2014
New Congress Plus At HKCEC Celebrates National Day of PRC With Fireworks Buffet Extravaganza

The new Congress Plus at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ("HKCEC") is set to celebrate the 65th National Day of PRC on 1 October with an up-close and exceptional view of the festive fireworks and signature buffet extravaganza...
August 29, 2014
Thailand To Host Mega-Event; Thailand Strengthens As MICE Destination

Thailand has the chance to host a mega event once again as Unicity, one of the world's fastest growing multi-level marketing companies, agreed to host its "2014 Unicity Global Convention" in Bangkok from 15 -- 18 October 2014 with 50,000 Un...
August 29, 2014
Tourism and Events Queensland and Flight Centre Announce $6 Million Partnership

Tourism and Events Queensland and Flight Centre Travel Group have today announced a new $6 million commercial partnership to promote Queensland globally as a premier tourism and events destination. Minister for Tourism and Major Events J...
August 28, 2014
Daegu, Republic of Korea, To Host The 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA)

Daegu is celebrating a significant victory in its bid for a prestigious international congress. After fierce competition, it was announced on August 14 that the city would hold the 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA) in 2018...
August 26, 2014
10 Years Event Agency VOK DAMS In China: Old Hands In China Business

When looking back at the foundation of the VOK DAMS offices in China it is a one-of-a-kind adventure we talk about. 10 years ago, VOK DAMS China was founded as VOK DAMS had realized early on how prudent it was to present a distinct profile ...
August 21, 2014
BestCities Partners Ranked Amongst The Worlds' Most Innovative Cities

Proving that innovation knows no boundaries, six BestCities partners feature on Business Insider's 2014 list of the '18 Most Innovative Cities in the World' and all eleven partners are represented in the 2014 'Innovation Cities Index' relea...
August 20, 2014
Melbourne Wins The Title of World's Most Liveable City For The Fourth Year In A Row

Melbourne has again been named the best city in the world to live in for the fourth year running, topping the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Global Liveability Index. The EIU's Liveability Ranking measures living conditions in 140 c...
August 18, 2014
MyCEB's Inaugural Malaysia Business Events Week Exceeding Expectations

In line with Malaysia's goal to become a leading business events destination in Asia, the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) launched its inaugural Malaysia Business Events Week (MBEW) to enable stakeholders within the local bu...
August 14, 2014
Zonta International To Meet In Yokohama, Japan In 2018

The Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau, the City of Yokohama, and PACIFICO Yokohama (Yokohama International Convention Center) has won the bid to host the 64th ZONTA International Convention through a successful partnership with Zonta In...
August 13, 2014
Kuala Lumpur Hosts The First Toastmasters International Convention, Outside North America

Kuala Lumpur will chalk up another notch on its already brimming belt of "Firsts" with the upcoming 2014 Toastmasters International Convention set to be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 20-23 August 2014. For the first tim...
August 08, 2014
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre's TenOnCall Concept Captures The Small Meetings Market

The first half of 2014 has seen the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre's (the Centre) TenOnCall (TOC) record its highest number of events since the launch of the product in November 2008. The 713 events held between 1 January and 31 June 2014 ...
August 06, 2014
Melbourne Convention Bureau Highlights Value of Business Events To The Economy

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has achieved a 32 per cent increase in economic contribution from secured business events in the 2013/2014 financial year from the previous year, Chief Executive Officer, Karen Bolinger, announced today...
August 03, 2014
Adelaide To Engineer Global Deans Conference

Adelaide has won right to host the world's most important annual engineering research conference in 2015 thanks to a collaborated bidding partnership between the Adelaide Convention Bureau and the University of Adelaide. The prestigious ...
July 22, 2014
Hong Kong Exhibitions Proven As Ideal Business Platforms, Again

The Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association ("HKECIA") today announced very encouraging results of its annual survey of the exhibition activity covering the 2013 calendar year. While uncertainties over global economy re...
July 16, 2014
Thailand Secures Major International Events, Signalling Renewed Confidence In MICE Sector

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization), or TCEB, has confirmed that Thailand will host major international MICE events during the second half of 2014 and 2015, which include the 74th FIP World Congress of Pharma...
July 14, 2014
SECB Partners PCMA for Inaugural PCMA Singapore Meetings Advisory Forum

For the first time in Asia, Chicago-based Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is organising its Meetings Advisory Forum in July 2014. Presented in partnership with the Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB), the...
July 14, 2014
Selling Adelaide: 'Now Is The Time' To Indulge Your Mind

The Adelaide Convention Bureau has added two new tools to its portfolio from which to sell Adelaide, South Australia to the world. This vibrant destination is undergoing an unprecedented level of new infrastructure further enhancing appe...
July 14, 2014
Cairns, Australia Polls 'Near Perfect' Scores For Hosting of ATE14

This year's Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE14) - held for the first time ever in Cairns - has been hailed an 'outstanding success' by organisers Tourism Australia and Tourism and Events Queensland, after receiving almost perfect feedback i...
July 10, 2014
Rotary International Convention Shines In Sydney: Exceeds Expectations

Sydney outshone all expectations for the 105th Rotary International Convention, drawing more international delegates than expected and attracting global attention for the association's key cause, the worldwide eradication of the Polio disea...
July 08, 2014
Perth Wins $107 Million In Conferences

The 2013/14 financial year has seen Perth Convention Bureau achieve record results in its 42 year history. Conference delegates will stay for 201,147 days spending $107,976,196 million dollars whilst attending conferences in the City of Per...
June 25, 2014
IAEE Further Develops Strategic Partnership With CIBTM

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events(tm) (IAEE) has teamed up once again with CIBTM, the leading trade show for the meetings and events industry in China and Asia, to host qualified meeting planners at its event which tak...
June 20, 2014
BestCities Scores The Trifecta With The Top Three Most Livable Cities In The World

In racing parlance -- it's first, second and third for BestCities Global Alliance with three partners securing the top three places in Monacle Magazine's 2014 Quality of Life Survey. Denmark's capital, Copenhagen has retained first posit...
June 19, 2014
Tahiti Tourisme Launches New Global Brand Positioning and Identity

Tahiti Tourisme launches its new global brand positioning and identity for the Islands of Tahiti, simultaneously in 14 key markets across the world today. It follows a comprehensive and strategic project run by Tahiti Tourisme who saw the n...
June 18, 2014
MCI Guides The Marina Bay Sands & Venetian Macao To ISO20121 Event Sustainability Certification

Under the guidance of MCI's sustainability services, two Las Vegas Sands properties in Asia have become the first integrated resorts in the world to receive the prestigious ISO20121 Event Sustainability Management System certification. T...
June 17, 2014
Pacific World Identifies Top Destinations For Meetings and Events in the World

Pacific World, the integrated global DMC and Event Management organisation, has released its second Destination Index. Thanks to the strategic alliance with North America leader, ACCESS destinations Services, meeting professionals will now ...
June 16, 2014
428,000 High-Spending Visitors Drawn To Diverse HKCEC Events In May

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Ltd ("HML") has announced that the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ("HKCEC") was the venue for 76 events in May, ranging from major international conferences, exhibitions an...
June 16, 2014
Australia's Gold Coast To Host Global Meetings Industry

The eyes of the global meetings industry will focus on the Gold Coast this September following a successful bid to host the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Asia-Pacific Client/Supplier Business Workshop 2014. Go...
June 12, 2014
IEEE International Conference On Communications In Sydney

The latest advances in next generation wireless technologies will be discussed this week at the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2014) in Sydney. Held at the Hilton Sydney from 10 to 14 June, IEEE ICC 2014 attrac...
June 05, 2014
IBTM Research Reveals Annual Hotel Expenditure By Chinese MICE Buyers Tops US$ 230 Million

The IBTM Meetings Industry Report highlights that the 294 Chinese MICE Buyers who attended last year's CIBTM event in Beijing had invested US$ 230 million in the previous year on hotels as meetings venues, predicting a big potential for gro...
June 02, 2014
Watch 'Meetings @ Amari' Properties Now On YouTube

Since the series launched earlier this year, Meetings @ Amari has gained quite a following with a combined You Tube viewership of more than 2,500 hits. Currently on episode nine, the series introduces industry experts, as well as representa...
May 28, 2014
Transforming Darling Harbour: Work Starts At International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner announced today that construction has begun at Sydney's world-class convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct - called the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney -- a pro...
May 21, 2014
BestCities To Welcome Tokyo As First North East Asia Partner

BestCities has introduced the Tokyo Convention and Visitors Bureau (TCVB) as the Alliance's first partner from North East Asia and the first to go through the new Regional Affiliate Member (RAM) programme. The RAM programme was introduce...
May 20, 2014
Sydney Shines, Business Events Sydney's New Branding Launched Today At IMEX Frankfurt

Sydney Shines, Business Events Sydney's new branding launched today at IMEX Frankfurt, is the story of this city that is open to bright ideas: a city that not only welcomes challenge, but thrives on it. The brand provides a platform to ...
May 19, 2014
Kyoto To Showcase New And Refurbished Venues At IMEX

Following a series of recent announcements, including the opening of Nijo Castle for business events, the refurbishment of the Rohm Theatre and the addition of significant new space at the National Museum; Kyoto Convention Bureau will be sh...
May 19, 2014
Sydney, Australia's Creativity Shines For Almost 50,000 Delegates

Sydney is gearing up to host 51 association conferences and incentives secured by Business Events Sydney (BESydney) in the next seven months, which are expected to attract more than 47,000 of the world's brightest minds to Australia's leadi...
May 19, 2014
Meeting In Melbourne Made Easy Through Melbourne Convention Bureau's New Website

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has launched its new website which offers comprehensive event planning tools and destination information to make planning a meeting, conference or incentive trip in Melbourne effortless. The new webs...
May 19, 2014
ISES Global Business Survey Shows Strong Event Industry Growth

The International Special Events Society (ISES) has today released its Global Business Survey, which reveals strong growth across all sectors of the events industry. The survey, conducted during March 2014 across all 5,500 ISES members i...
May 16, 2014
ICC Sydney Attracts The World's Best And Brightest

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has secured another four sought-after events for the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney, bringing the total economic impact (EI) of international events for the centre to more than $55 million. ...
May 12, 2014
ICCA: International Association Meeting Sector Continues Strong Growth; Paris New Number One City

With the release of the 2013 Top 20 Rankings for countries and cities, ICCA is reporting another year of continued strength in the international association meetings market. 11,685 regularly occurring association events which rotate betw...
May 02, 2014
AKEI Signs MOU With Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)

The Association of Korean Exhibition Industry (AKEI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The signing ceremony was held at the Landmark Hotel Bangkok...
April 28, 2014
A Month Dedicated To The Arts In Hong Kong

Hong Kong may be the financial capital of Asia, but it is not all about money making. The city has in recent years reinvented itself into a new cultural hub in the region, with a bourgeoning art scene, brought about by the collaborative eff...
April 24, 2014
CWT Meetings & Events Enters China's Meetings & Events (M&E) Market

CWT Meetings & Events, the award-winning global meetings and events division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today announced its entry into China's rapidly growing meetings and events (M&E) market. CWT Meetings & Events in China has be...
April 24, 2014
The Meetology Group's Jon Bradshaw To Headline Kyoto's Washoku Breakfast At IMEX 2014

In celebration of Washoku joining the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list, Kyoto will be hosting a breakfast on 21 May, 2014 at IMEX. During the breakfast, Jon Bradshaw CEO of The Meetology(r) Group will discuss the importance of ...
April 09, 2014
Sydney Shines As A First-Class Incentive Destination For Chinese Visitors

Sydney continues to shine as one of China's favourite incentive destinations, with a record 85 events from Asia secured by Business Events Sydney taking place in Sydney over the past three years. These 85 business events have contributed...
April 07, 2014
New Website For VisitCanberra, Australia

Canberra's destination marketing organisation, VisitCanberra, has launched its new consumer website. The new mobile and tablet friendly website has an intui...
April 02, 2014
TCEB Propels Thailand's Exhibition Industry As Platform To Drive ASEAN Success

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB, today unveiled the 2014 exhibition industry strategy, which showcases the strength of Thailand as a leader of the international exhibition industry in ASEAN. TCEB hi...
March 28, 2014
Spring Is The Time For Hong Kong's Great Cultural Festivals

One season, four festivals, hundreds of performers, thousands of years of tradition, hundreds of thousands of incense sticks, a multitude of sweet buns and a city full of people paying tributes and enjoying it all. It's springtime in Hong K...
March 25, 2014
Lanyon Partners With GBTA To Offer Online Registration For China Convention

Lanyon, the leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today announced it has partnered with the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in China to provide attendee registration for its China Conference March 31 -- April 2 i...
March 18, 2014
Kyoto Welcomes Major New Conference Facilities

Kyoto Convention Bureau has welcomed the news that ROHM Theatre Kyoto (formerly the Kyoto Kaikan Hall) will be reopened in January 2016 as a venue for medium to large sized conference and meeting ROHM Theatre Kyoto includes: • The Mai...
March 17, 2014
The Islands of Tahiti Are Happy!

GIE Tahiti Tourisme, Tahiti Tourisme North America's head office, recently posted "Happy (We Are from Tahiti)" on YouTube. The video was created as a special version of Pharrell Williams hit "Happy" to showcase the Islands of Tahiti's beaut...
March 14, 2014
Seven More Industry Leaders Join The Kesatria Team To Elevate Malaysia's Thriving Business Tourism

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced seven newly-appointed Kesatria with the aim to further elevate Malaysia's thriving business tourism through local industry leaders. The dinner event held at Intercontinental Kual...
March 14, 2014
International Associations Give BestCities Top Marks

International associations and meeting planners have given BestCities and their ten partner bureaux some of the highest satisfaction scores on record in the alliance's 2013 annual client survey. 141 clients from the association market se...
March 13, 2014
Tourism New Zealand Launches New Trade Website

Tourism New Zealand launches its new trade website this week which is now easier for travel agents to use, with a new section providing suggested itineraries for agents to offer their clients. As the primary source of information to h...
March 06, 2014
Cook Islands Chosen As Location For Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Swimsuit Issue

Sports Illustrated is celebrating the magazine's 50th Anniversary with the debut of its iconic 2014 swimsuit issue photographed in the Cook Islands, in the South Pacific. According to John Petersen, General Manager North America for Coo...
March 03, 2014
Kyoto, Japan Opens 400 Year Old Nijo Castle For Meetings and Events

Kyoto's third most popular tourist attraction Nijo Castle is now available for meetings and events through official DMC -- THE J TEAM. The venue, a UNESCO World Heritage site, will be available for gala dinners, drinks receptions and par...
February 25, 2014
Maritz Travel Company Expands Global Capabilities; Adds Three Global General Managers

In today's increasingly global economy, organizations are demanding broader global capabilities with local insights to consistently design and deliver meaningful event experiences regardless of location. In response to this need and continu...
February 23, 2014
Nahm Takes Top Honours At Asia's 50 Best Restaurants Awards In Singapore

Nahm in Bangkok has secured the No.1 spot at the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2014 awards in Singapore, earning the title of The S.Pellegrino Asia's Best Restaurant. Opened in 2010, it is also named The S. Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Thaila...
February 20, 2014
ACTIVE Network Business Solutions Group Joins Forces with Lanyon

ACTIVE Network Business Solutions, a leader in event marketing and Strategic Meetings Management technology, and Lanyon, a leader in transient hotel program technology, today announced the completion of a merger. The combined company, which...
February 20, 2014
Sydney's Innovative Harbour Bridge Stand Wins Best Stand At AIME 2014

An excited Business Events Sydney (BESydney) and its 14 co-exhibiting partners were thrilled to win the Best Stand Over 36m² award at this week's 22nd Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME). Held annually, AIME is a two-day tr...
February 19, 2014
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) Posts Strong Q1 2014 Performance

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization), or TCEB, has today announced the strong performance of Thailand's MICE industry in the first quarter of the 2014 fiscal year. The bureau reported that between October and ...
February 19, 2014
Perth Convention Bureau Publishes "Perth Product Update"

Perth Convention Bureau has recently revised and published their Perth Product Update. The brochure details various developments and new products available in Perth and Western Australia. In the past few years, Perth has undergone a rapi...
February 18, 2014
Sydney, Australia Is Open For Business; $200 Million of Business Events In 2014

2014 is a strong year for business events in Sydney with close to 53,000 delegates expected to spend over 230,000 days in the city delivering an economic impact (EI) of close to $200 million to the New South Wales (NSW) economy. These ev...
February 17, 2014
Melbourne Breaks Record For Conferences Held In 2013-14

Melbourne is half way through its most successful two years on record in terms of international association conferences held, Karen Bolinger, Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) announced today. By the end ...
February 11, 2014
Sarawakians Hunting Business At AIME 2014 Melbourne

Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) is excited to once again be part of the annual Asia-Pacific Incentive and Meetings Expo (AIME) that will take place on the 18th and 19th February at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. SCB wil...
February 04, 2014
4500 Surgeons To Attend Conference In Perth 2015

December 2013 saw Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) successfully secure the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress (RACS ASC 2015) for 2015. The College currently hosts an Annual Scientific Congress, attended by up to...
January 29, 2014
Sarawak Convention Bureau Caps Off 2013 With A Record 57 Convention Bid Wins

Sarawak Convention Bureau caps off 2013 with a record 57 convention bid wins, representing 21,277 delegates and 71,798 delegate days; which will contribute an estimated direct delegate expenditure of RM 41.6 million to the state of Sarawak....
January 27, 2014
U.S Double-Header To Kick-Off At Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Two major US-based financial services organisations are set to 'double bill' at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) when the award-winning facility welcomes the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Experience (2014 MDRT Experience)...
January 23, 2014
Hong Kong Prepares To Welcome The Chinese New Year

The Year of the Horse approaches and, for the 19th year, there is to be a magnificent night parade through the streets of Hong Kong. With the theme "New Year Party @ World City", the event -- which this year falls on 31 January -- will thri...
January 21, 2014
Fukuoka City Is Number 2 For Meetings In Japan

In the recently released 2012 statistics and rankings by the Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO), a governmental body under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Fukuoka City was, once again, ranked second in J...
January 13, 2014
Strong Global Performance Leads to Malaysia Twin Deal ++ Meetings/Incentives Campaign Extension

The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) announced that the successful rewards program for Meeting & Incentive groups, the MTD ++ (Malaysia Twin Deal ++), has been extended until June 2014, due to popular demand and strong global...
December 23, 2013
MCI India Wins Best Large Scale Conference Award For COP11

MCI India has received the "Best Large Scale Conference" award from the Asian Conference Awards for COP 11 (the 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity), a high-profile United Nations event held in Hyderabad in ...
December 10, 2013
Business Events Sydney Secures Another Mega Incentive From China

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has secured the Pro-Health China Annual Conference 2014, another mega incentive from China, worth an estimated $22.5 million in economic impact (EI) to New South Wales (NSW). This win comes hot on the he...
December 09, 2013
Australia's Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb Endorses The Return of Business Events Week

Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), Karen Bolinger, has today announced the return of Business Events Week, which will be held from Monday, 17 to Friday, 21 February 2014. The inaugural Business Events Week ...
November 27, 2013
Sarawak Convention Bureau Showcases Sarawak To International Corporate Buyers In Shanghai

Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) was recently in Shanghai to meet with MATRADE and the Malaysian Consulate. The Bureau also hosted a networking evening at The Hongta Hotel in Pudong District to meet with buyers from international corporate o...
November 26, 2013
Melbourne Convention Bureau Launches Melbourne Planners' Guide 2013/14

Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), Karen Bolinger, has launched the 2013-14 edition of the Melbourne Planners' Guide, a comprehensive manual for planning a business event in Melbourne and regional Victoria. ...
November 26, 2013
Skal International Endorses "Clean The World" To Help Fight Global Spread of Preventable Diseases

At the recent 74th World Congress in New York City, Skal International, the largest organization of professional travel and tourism leaders in the world, announced its affiliation with Clean the World, the world's largest recycler of disc...
November 25, 2013
MyCEB 2013 Business Review Shows 21% Increase In Estimated Economic Impact Value

The Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced a review of its 2013 international events wins with record breaking results. Within the period of 1st January 2013 to 31st October 2013, MyCEB together with its partners ha...
November 24, 2013
BESydney Partners With Cultural Icon - Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO)

A new strategic partnership between Business Events Sydney (BESydney) and Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will continue to build the city's reputation as a leading global destination for business, pleasure and leisure. Speaking at BESydn...
November 23, 2013
Singapore Tourism Board Launches Sustainability Guidelines For The Business Events Industry

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has launched Sustainability Guidelines to serve as a reference guide for Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conferences & Exhibitions (MICE) industry players in Singapore. These Guidelines are referenced from inte...
November 19, 2013
Australia's Business Events Industry On The Menu At EIBTM

Traditional markets in Europe continue to be an important focus for Australia's business events industry, with a delegation of leading business events and convention industry operators joining Tourism Australia to showcase the very best the...
November 11, 2013
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Wins Victorian Tourism Award

For the second year in a row Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has been recognised for its significant contribution to tourism at the Victorian Tourism Awards, held at MCEC last night. MCEC received top honours with the ...
November 11, 2013
MCI Strenghten's Its Service Offering: Six New Office Openings In Four Countries

MCI has announced the opening of six new offices that will strengthen its core service offering in untapped and established markets. These new offices will bring MCI's expertise to the emerging markets of the G-20 (Group of 20) largest eco...
November 08, 2013
New Study Shows Hong Kong's Exhibition Industry Worth Billions To The City

A new Economic Impact Study just released on the Hong Kong exhibition industry reveals that exhibitions are contributing more than ever before to Hong Kong's economy. In 2012, the calendar year covered by the study, the exhibition industry ...
November 06, 2013
Hong Kong For Lovers Of The Great Outdoors

It's a popular annual event and it is, indeed, called Great Outdoors Hong Kong. From now until late February next year, visitors to the region can enjoy a variety of active events organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) and various ...
October 31, 2013
CIBTM Delivers Insights Into China MICE Buyers' Behaviour

The results of the first Chinese Meeting Planners Site Selection Survey were delivered by Rob Davidson, Senior Lecturer in Events Management, University of Greenwich, London - at CIBTM 2013, which took place in Beijing, earlier in the year....
October 23, 2013
TCEB Launches 'Thailand CONNECT' Campaign To Boost MICE Business

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau has unveiled 'Thailand CONNECT', a global marketing campaign designed to make it easier for corporate buyers and meetings organisers to sell Thailand as a premier MICE destination. The campai...
October 23, 2013
European Travel Commission's China Conference

"A Taste of Europe" Conference 2013, a joint initiative of the European Travel Commission (ETC) and the European Commission (EC) with the cooperation of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), was successfully held on 21st October 2013 in B...
October 11, 2013
Malaysia Tourism Minister Launches Visit Malaysia Year 2014 In Canada

Malaysia's newly appointed Minister of Tourism and Culture, the Honorable Dato' Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, revealed plans for the Visit Malaysia Year 2014 campaign at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver, Canada on October 10th, 2013. ...
October 11, 2013
Abu Dhabi To Focus On Asia As Arrivals From Japan, Korea and China Rise

The Arabian Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi is to sharpen its focus on the outbound Asian travel market as arrivals from the continent record a double-digit lift in the first eight months of this year. Figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture ...
October 10, 2013
AIPC Survey: Competition, Government Policy Top Concerns for Global Convention Centres

Convention Centres have identified growing international competition and government policies toward meetings and events participation as their top concerns heading into a period of only gradual economic recovery, according to the latest ann...
October 03, 2013
Sarawak Bureau Encourages Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) For Conventions

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) helps to enhance business events by providing opportunities to give back to the local community and connect on a deeper level. Sarawak offers unique Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes t...
October 02, 2013
Malaysia's October Events Highlights

Visitors traveling to Malaysia during the month of October will be presented with an array of events comprising of food, sports, and culture to choose from. Below are some of the highlights: Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF)...
October 01, 2013
Seven Start-Ups To Pitch At Web In Travel's (WIT) Bootcamp

Seven start-ups have been selected to pitch live at the Web In Travel (WIT) Bootcamp on October 21, 2013 for the chance to be crowned Web In Travel's Start-Up of the Year 2013. The seven semi-finalists -- Grata, Voyagin, BeMyGuest, Ikut Iku...
October 01, 2013
Tourism Fiji Announces Exciting New Fijian Tourism Expo and Appointment

Tourism Fiji today announced the appointment of highly respected conference and events organiser, Sally Cooper. In Sally's new role as Events and MICE Director for Tourism Fiji, one of her primary responsibilities will be to organise and ru...
September 30, 2013
Cairns Wins "Macro18" Congress

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) World Polymer Congress "Macro" will be held in Cairns in 2018. The announcement was made following the 44th World Chemistry Congress where Professor Martina Stenzel presented the...
September 27, 2013
Pacific World Malaysia Wins Best Incentive Programme At The rAWr Awards 2013

Pacific World, the global DMC, Event Management and PCO organization has been awarded 'Best Incentive Programme' at the Malaysia Business Events Awards for Excellence (rAWr Awards). rAWr or "ROAR" is associated with the growing voice and...
September 21, 2013
BESydney To Host Inaugural International Advisory Board Forum In Sydney

Sydney and the Hunter Valley will be showcased to leading international business events representatives when Business Events Sydney (BESydney) welcomes members of its new International Advisory Board (IAB) to New South Wales (NSW). BESy...
September 11, 2013
Hong Kong Celebrates Autumn Events

The sultry days of summer are coming to an end, and in Hong Kong that means excitement is mounting for the coming autumn festivities, events that celebrate Chinese culture and heritage combined with Western traditions together with some of ...
September 09, 2013
Tasmanian Wine and Events Venue Serves World's Best

A stunningly beautiful winery and business event venue in Launceston, Tasmania is the scene for more than just incredible events -- it serves the world's best chardonnay. Josef Chromy Winery's 2011 Chardonnay was awarded the internatio...
September 02, 2013
Sarawak Regatta To Celebrate Malaysia's Golden Jubilee

The union of Malaysia saw the independence of Sarawak and Sabah from the British and come 16th September, will celebrate its 50th year. History tells of warring tribes who fought one another to the death over territory, pride and historical...
August 21, 2013
MyCEB To Lure More Meetings & Incentive Groups From China With Malaysia Twin Deal ++

It is all-systems-go for the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) as it geared up to visit China for its third roadshow from the 23-30 August 2013. This comes shortly after the appointment of Travel Link Marketing (TLM) as their ...
August 16, 2013
Tourism Malaysia Launches The "Malaysia Trip Planner" Smartphone Application

Visitors to Malaysia will now be able to download a free application for their smartphones that puts a complete guide of Malaysia in the palm of their hand. This recently launched application by Tourism Malaysia, called the "Malaysia Trip P...
August 09, 2013
Western Australia To Host The 19th International Zeolite Conference In July 2019

Australia succeeded against Spain in its bid to welcome an estimated 1000 delegates from all over the world to attend the 19th International Zeolite Conference in July 2019. The International Zeolite Association members voted during thei...
July 30, 2013
HKCEC Upgrades Mobile App And Launches New Facebook Initiative

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Ltd ("HML") has recently introduced the enhanced version of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ("HKCEC") mobile app and launched the "Unforgettable‧Collective Memorie...
July 30, 2013
GainingEdge Expands Service Repertoire With Film Commission Consulting

Since its establishment nine years ago, GainingEdge has made its name in the international meetings industry as an international business events consultancy with a global network and blue ribbon clientele, in both convention bureau and conv...
July 29, 2013
BESydney Becomes First Australian Organisation To Be Accredited By DMAI

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has become the first Australian organisation to be accredited by Destination Marketing Association International's (DMAI) Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP). DMAI is an independent inter...
July 24, 2013
Two New International Event Wins for Yokohama, Japan

The International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society has selected Yokohama, Japan, as the site for its 12th International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Congress (ISRS) in 2015. The venue will be PACIFICO Yokohama, the flagship facility o...
July 22, 2013
Aviation Industry Takes Centrestage At Singapore Expo

Asia's pre-eminent meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) venue is the new base for the next three editions (2013 - 2015) of the region's most celebrated aviation industry event MRO Asia. For the first time, Singapore EXPO...
July 21, 2013
ASAE Executives Offer Association Insights At Australian Forum

American association senior executives exchanged ideas and insights into the international association landscape with their Australian counterparts in Sydney last week as part of an impressive four-day study tour. Eight international gue...
July 18, 2013
MyCEB Appoints Travel Link Marketing As Representative Office In China

In tandem with the rapid growth of Malaysia's business tourism sector, the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has carved another milestone with the opening of its representative offices in China. Travel Link Marketing (TLM) has...
July 12, 2013
Pacific World Opens Perspectives With Quarterly Newsletter

Pacific World, the global MICE player, has announced the launch of their new quarterly industry newsletter "Perspectives". The newsletter will be themed to provide information around Architecture, Shopping, Gastronomy and Pop Culture, which...
July 11, 2013
Tourism New Zealand Launches 'Essential New Zealand' Mobile App

Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) is making travel to New Zealand even easier with the launch of its first mobile app -- "Essential New Zealand." The free to download app offers advice to travellers on the go in New Zealand, without the need for a ...
July 04, 2013
Perth Convention Bureau Exceeds Target With Higher Yielding Delegates - Staying Longer

The Perth Convention Bureau has exceeded its yearly target of securing $102 million DDE (Direct Delegate Expenditure) by delivering *$104.65 million of conferences and delegate spend to the City of Perth and State of Western Australia. "...
July 03, 2013
Open House Melbourne and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)

Come and get to know Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) when it opens its doors to the public for Open House Melbourne on Sunday 28 July 2013. Learn about its fascinating design with tours led by Woods Bagot and NH Archit...
July 01, 2013
2012 Hong Kong Exhibition Survey: Resilient Industry Ready For New Developments

The Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association ("HKECIA") has announced the results of its survey of the exhibition industry in Hong Kong in 2012. This annual survey, based on responses received from all exhibitions of over 2,...
June 24, 2013
International Congress Management Expertise Comes To Malaysia

MCI reveals an exciting merger to bring its proven expertise in congress management to Malaysia. Joining forces with leading Malaysian Professional Congress Organisers and specialists in medical congresses, Console Communications, MCI em...
June 21, 2013
Chiba, Japan Promotes The 2014 Kiwanis International Convention

Staff from the Chiba Convention Bureau and International Center (CCB-IC) will be going to Vancouver to promote the 2014 Kiwanis International Convention in Chiba, Japan. The CCB-IC successfully bid to bring the 99th Annual Kiwanis Intern...
June 19, 2013
Business In Borneo: Mid-Year Performance Review

Sarawak is working hard to maintain bid win growth while branching out its marketing efforts to include North America and China through an integrated international marketing campaign. Maintaining its 80% bid success rate in 2012, Sarawa...
June 19, 2013
Kyoto's Cultural Grant Scheme Expanded To Cover Promotional Gifts & Mementos At Events

A cultural grant scheme in Kyoto is being extended. Kyoto Convention Bureau and the City of Kyoto have once again teamed up to support business events, such as a conventions, meetings or incentive travel, which take place in the city by off...
June 14, 2013
Global Videoconferencing Network (GVN) Sets The Standard For The Virtual Travel Industry

Global Videoconferencing Network (GVN), consolidator of the largest global inventory of public and private videoconferencing rooms for the travel industry, has launched a new online booking platform and sets the standard for the virtual tra...
June 13, 2013
$10 Million In Medical Conference Wins For Melbourne

Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major Events Louise Asher today announced Melbourne has secured the rights to host two major medical conferences -- the 8th Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Session for 2015 and the Congress ...
June 05, 2013
MCI Launches "The Power of Engagement" 2012 Online Sustainability Report

Today, June 5th, is World Environment Day and MCI has announced the launch of its 2012 Sustainability Report, entitled "Power of Engagement." The online and mobile-ready report details MCI's strategies and performance at integrating sust...
June 02, 2013
Adelaide Convention Bureau and Sahmri Alliance Bringing Benefits To South Australia

The Adelaide Convention Bureau and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) have forged a relationship that is delivering results well before the world-class $200 million health and medical research institute offi...
May 30, 2013
Darwin Convention Centre -- Powerhouse of Global Indigenous Ideas

Over 1,300 delegates representing hundreds of first nation peoples travelled from 50 countries to attend the first-ever World Indigenous Network (WIN) Conference held 26th-29th May at the Darwin Convention Centre. Looking out to the sere...
May 28, 2013
NSW Australia Government Secures CeBIT For Sydney For Another Three Years

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell and Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner today announced the NSW Government has secured CeBIT Australia, the Asia Pacific arm of the world's largest trade fair, in Sydney for 2014-16. CeBIT Australia is the largest bu...
May 28, 2013
ISES Appoint Champions For New Brand Strategy Launch

The International Special Events Society (ISES) has selected seven of its leading members to be International Brand Champions (IBC's) to assist in the launch of the associations new Brand Strategy. The Champions, chosen from the seven ke...
May 27, 2013
Investment Continues To Drive Growth In The Australian Tourism Industry

Investment in Australian tourism infrastructure demonstrates strong growth according to a new report from Tourism Research Australia (TRA). The TRA 2013 Tourism Investment Monitor confirms the Australian tourism investment pipeline is es...
May 22, 2013
MyCEB Elevates Malaysia's Business Events Industry With New Conference Mobile App

In view of the growing demands for Malaysia as the preferred global meetings destination, the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) took the opportunity to launch its new Conference Mobile Application and Delegates Privilege Card ...
May 21, 2013
Sarawak To Host 55th ICCA General Assembly In 2016

Ooo Ha! A meeting of over 700 delegates from the business events industry will take place in Kuching, Sarawak in 2016. An annual congress organised by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), the event sees business eve...
May 20, 2013
ICCA: Singapore Emerges As The Only Asian Top 10 Convention City This Year

Singapore has emerged as the only Asian city in the Top Ten Convention Cities in the world alongside Vienna, Madrid, Paris, Berlin and Barcelona, according to the latest Global Rankings by the International Congress and Convention Associati...
May 20, 2013
Malaysia Picked As First Asian Host For Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Asia 2014

The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced another victorious bid win for the Malaysian business events industry. The Offshore Technology Conference OTC Asia 2014 (OTC Asia) will take place from 25 - 28 March 2014 at ...
May 13, 2013
Kyoto's Minamiza Opens For MICE Business Seeking An Authentic Cultural Experience

One of Kyoto's earliest kabuki theatres is opening its doors to meetings, incentive travel and event organisers. Minamiza was one of seven kabuki playhouses permitted by the Governor-General of Kyoto In the early Edo period (1600-1868). Kab...
May 10, 2013
AsiaWorld-Expo: "Reach Out to the New Lantau Experience"

The location of AsiaWorld-Expo, Asia's leading exhibition and events venue, offers an unparalleled opportunity to event organisers wanting to add prestigious value to their events. The venue features convenient access to neighbouring hotels...
May 10, 2013
Malaysia To Host Meetings & Event Australia Annual Conference 2014

The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), established by the Ministry of Tourism, announces another bid win for the country- the Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) Annual National Conference 2014. The announcement was made at the ...
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