Bronwen Largier

May 20, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

On the eve of the federal election, neither party is lighting things up for business events

It’s six of one and half a dozen of the other as far as policy promises supporting business events go for this federal election, with the nation heading to the polls tomorrow. Read more


Opinion

Lots to do after the election.


Joyce DiMascio

May 20, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Committee for Sydney’s Gabriel Metcalf on Sydney’s massive investments, the experience of urbanism and business events

The Committee for Sydney CEO Gabriel Metcalf believes in the importance of cities as well as their smaller neighbourhoods and in the solid foundation of the business events sector. Read more


Opinion

An interesting look at how the city design influences those who live and visit it.


Graeme Kemlo

May 20, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

1 Hotel Melbourne to debut sustainable luxury

Melbourne will debut a promised new class of “sustainable luxury” when the 1 Hotels brand opens its Yarra River-front property in 2024. Read more


Opinion

Crystalbrook's "sustainable luxury" tagline is about to get some competition.


Bronwen Largier

May 20, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Hotel news: Bonanza of new developments in NSW

There’s been a veritable bonanza of announcements on the NSW hotels front this week, while New Zealand has also had an inaugural hotel opening this week. Read more


Opinion

Plenty of new hotel stock on the way for NSW.


Joyce DiMascio

May 19, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Meet Gabriel Metcalf, Sydney’s chief advocate

Sydney is emerging from the under the clouds of the first two years of the pandemic. It is full of energy with businesses starting on the road to rebuilding.

One of the city’s leading advocates for building a more connected and engaged city is Gabriel Metcalf, CEO of influential think tank the Committee for Sydney. Read more


Opinion

An lovely insight into Sydney as a city. Stay tuned for part two tomorrow.


Bronwen Largier

May 19, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

BCEC sees a return to pre-pandemic business levels during May

Convention business at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has returned to pre-pandemic levels for May 2022, marking the busiest four weeks since 2019. Read more


Opinion

And the rebound continues at an unexpected pace. But what's going to happen when pent-up demand eases? And when will that be?


Bronwen Largier

May 19, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Gold Coast to host Australia’s major tourism trade show in 2023

With Tourism Australia’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) wrapping up yesterday in Sydney, the Gold Coast has been announced as the host for the 2023 event, expected to attract 2,000 attendees from across Australia and the world. Read more


Opinion

A big win for the Gold Coast!


Bronwen Largier

May 18, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Make no mistake – the pandemic isn’t over

New South Wales passed a grim milestone this morning when the latest daily COVID-19 death statistics landed at 9am. The state officially passed 3,000 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, with the vast majority of deaths – about 75 per cent – occurring in the last five months. Read more


Opinion

No this is not the flu and our industry has a role to play in reducing COVID-19 transmission.