Bronwen Largier

August 5, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Gearing up for business events at The Langham, Gold Coast

micenet caught up with John O’Shea, general manager of the just-opened Langham property on the Gold Coast, to find out how the settling in process for the new luxury hotel is going and what’s ahead for business events at The Langham, Gold Coast. Read more


Opinion

The Langham Gold Coast has one incredibly well-situated ballroom.


Bronwen Largier

August 5, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Air New Zealand sets 2030 carbon reduction target

Air New Zealand has set a 16.3 per cent absolute emissions reduction goal – using a 2019 baseline – for 2030 and is one of just two airlines worldwide to have set such an ambitious carbon target through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Read more


Opinion

Great to see another local airline ticking off an important milestone on the road to net zero.


Bronwen Largier

August 5, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Tasmanian government invests $150,000 in science and art festival

With state-wide science and art festival Beaker Street Festival kicking off today, the Tasmanian state government has flagged its $150,000 contribution to the event. Read more


Opinion

Loving this fusion of creative and scientific.


Graeme Kemlo

August 5, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Carbon neutral timber hotel planned for Adelaide

A $170 million development proposal for Adelaide could see a 31-storey tower, claimed to be the world’s tallest timber hotel, in the heart of the CBD. Read more


Opinion

Is this the future of sustainable hotels?


Bronwen Largier

August 4, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

Cairns update: Pent-up demand, breaking bid records and cricket on a reef pontoon

micenet attended the Cairns and Great Barrier Reef business events showcase in Sydney yesterday and discovered a few bits of glorious tropical news from Far North Queensland. Read more


Opinion

Some exciting new product up north. And it's always lovely to hear business is booming.


Bronwen Largier

August 4, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

New NSW ministers announced after Stuart Ayres’ resignation

The enterprise, investment and trade portfolio has been split from the tourism portfolio in the NSW cabinet shuffle following the sudden resignation of Stuart Ayres from the ministry. Read more


Opinion

From a business events perspective, the new split creates both more work and more opportunity to have the industry voice heard.


Bronwen Largier

August 4, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

MCEC’s Stephanie Martin on what she learnt from the AIPC’s Future Shapers program

With Australians dominating the International Association of Convention Centres’ Future Shapers program, which recently wrapped up its first iteration, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre’s director of sales Stephanie Martin has revealed what she learned from the program. Read more


Opinion

Another opportunity to join this program is coming up next month, for member centres.


Bronwen Largier

August 3, 2022 · Sydney, Australia

NSW tourism minister resigns

The NSW Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade, Tourism and Sport and Western Sydney, Stuart Ayres, has resigned in light of a concern raised over whether he breached the NSW Ministerial Code of Conduct. Read more


Opinion

Despite facing mounting scrutiny in recent days, this is still a shock.