As part of continuing efforts to revitalise the economy of Melbourne’s CBD, the city council is doubling funding for business events in the city. Read more
Following Thursday’s destination announcement for MEETINGS 2023, we’re giving MEETINGS 2022, held last month at the first of New Zealand’s new generation of convention centres, Te Pae Christchurch, one last hurrah, with a roundup of some aspirational titbits we picked up at the show. Read more
Luxury hotel The Langham, Gold Coast has finally debuted in Southeast Queensland, bringing 339 luxury rooms to the destination, within the new $1.4 billion three-tower Jewel development. Read more
Conference and event organiser Arinex has taken another pro-environment step by becoming a certified carbon neutral company.
Arinex CEO Nicole Walker said carbon neutral certification was part of a long-term commitment to sustainability as developed in the company's 2019 sustainability policy.
“We are acutely aware that this certification is only one step in our sustainability story – it’s not the be-all, end-all,” she said. Read more
Ahead of the opening of the world’s largest W Hotel in Sydney in late 2022, Marriott has released details of the event spaces within the Darling Harbour property. Read more
The ambitious and highly focussed Chief Executive of Arinex is banking on an exciting future with the company, that in its various incarnations is just two years off celebrating its 50th anniversary. Read more
Industry association Meetings & Events Australia’s (MEA) annual general meeting is coming up on 23 November and with it there will be some major changes to its Board of Directors. Social media is awash with vote canvassing by some candidates seeking election.
This contest at this time is very important. Given the important role industry associations play in representing their members and the industry, it’s critical the best people, with the right intentions, skills and competencies are elected. Read more
Queensland has reported six community cases with three sources and returned several parts of the state to stage 2 of its “COVID Safe Future” plan.
Indoor events will be reduced to 75 percent of seated capacity or one person per four square metres, with one person per two square metres permitted outdoors.
All venues will be restricted to seated eating and drinking.
The restrictions come into place at 4pm for Brisbane, Gold Coast, Logan, Moreton Bay, Townsville and Palm Island.