Bronwen Largier

September 30, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

COVID isolation to be scrapped across Australia from October 14

Mandatory isolation for those testing positive for COVID-19 will cease from October 14, following a unanimous decision by Australia’s state and territory and federal leaders at a National Cabinet meeting this morning. Read more

Graeme Kemlo

September 30, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Subvention fund nets 54 events for Geelong and the Great Ocean Road

A state government-funded business events attraction program has successfully enticed 54 events worth an estimated $3.4 million to Geelong, the Bellarine and the Great Ocean Road. Read more

Bronwen Largier

September 29, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Business events activity increasing but economic outlook dampening confidence

The latest Global Business Events Barometer from the Events Industry Council (EIC) charting group room nights and event planner requests for proposal (RFPs) in the second quarter of 2022 shows business events activity has continued to grow, but business confidence is dropping off due to economic concerns. Read more

Bronwen Largier

September 29, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Australia to host major global space congress for a second time in less than a decade

Following Adelaide’s successful hosting of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in 2017 – and at which Australia’s own national space agency was announced – Sydney will host the IAC in 2025. Read more

Joyce DiMascio

September 29, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Venue finding platform HeadBox launches on the Gold Coast

UK-founded venue finding platform HeadBox has launched in another Australian city. Read more

Bronwen Largier

September 28, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Annual visitor statistics show domestic recovery near complete, international visitation performing reasonably well

Tourism Research Australia has released domestic and international visitation figures for the year to June 2022, which shows international visitation is performing reasonably well considering the status of international borders during the data period. Read more

September 28, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Adelaide hosts largest international conference since beginning of the pandemic

An estimated 2,300 delegates from 17 countries have gathered at Adelaide Convention Centre this week for the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education (WIPCE 2022), representing the city’s largest international business event since the pandemic was declared in March 2020. Read more

Joyce DiMascio

September 28, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

AMR releases report on world’s top exhibition organisers

It’s the report that major exhibition organisers look out for in the contest for who is the biggest world player. Read more