Brad Foster

December 12, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Gold Coast centre builds bikes for charity

More than 40 local businesses came together at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre to build bikes for some of the Gold Coast’s most vulnerable children. The GCCEC annual Build a Bike charity event saw 77 bicycles built for children who have suffered abuse and neglect.  The children will receive the bikes in time for Christmas through Act for Kids.


Opinion

Another wonderful example of the business event sector helping the community.


Brad Foster

December 12, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

WA gets behind 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup bid

Western Australia is supporting Australia’s bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. WA has signed up to be part of Australia’s bid, as well as agreeing to host Australia’s men’s team, the Socceroos, for at least two matches in 2020 and 2021.


Opinion

The Australian women’s team is leaps and bounds ahead of the men with a World Cup finals berth a very likely possibility.


Brad Foster

December 12, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Hilton Brisbane brings touch of sunshine to sick children

Hilton Brisbane helped bring a touch of sunshine to sick children and their families, hosting a summer-themed Make a Meal dinner at the South Brisbane Ronald McDonald House last week. The Hilton Brisbane team were able to serve more than 80 home cooked meals to families with ill children.


Opinion

Now that’s what we call getting in the Christmas spirit. Well done Hilton Brisbane folk.


Brad Foster

December 11, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Sarawak wins most business events in single year

Sarawak’s business events industry has secured the highest number of business events in a single year which are estimated to anchor more than AUD30 million in direct delegate expenditure (DDE) manifested from the spending of flights, accommodation, meals and entertainment.


Opinion

Great news for Sarawak. If only they’d told us how many.


Brad Foster

December 11, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Marriott to debut 30 hotels in global hotspots

Marriott International says it is projecting to open more than 30 luxury properties in 2020 as the company focuses on creating the future of high-end travel through its portfolio of distinct luxury brands. New properties will be in both established and emerging global hotspots including Budapest and Nashville.    


Opinion

Time to check your frequent flyer balance in readiness for the new year.


Brad Foster

December 11, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

AIME releases 3rd video teaser

Talk2 Media & Events has released its third video teaser for the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Events (AIME) 2020. The 45 second video showcases the reported excitement building among buyers and exhibitors in the lead up to the 2020 event, as well as exclusive commentary from the Talk2 Media & Events team.


Opinion

You can watch it here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RicVRAMP7SU&feature=youtu.be


Laura Bradley

November 22, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Opera Australia returns to Uluru

Following the success of the inaugural Opera Australia performance at Uluru this year, the opera will return to the destination between December 11 and 13. At the show’s main event, Opera at Uluru, Australia’s finest opera singers will perform against a backdrop of the Field of Light installation. CEO of Voyages Grant Hunt said that with the Uluru climb now closed, it’s more important than ever to create experiential options.


Opinion

That’s an opera I might actually be interested in watching.


Brad Foster

October 30, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Camden Valley Inn’s multi-million dollar refresh

The Lewis Land Group is tomorrow unveiling the new and improved heritage-listed Camden Valley Inn following a capital injection of $15 million. The company has been careful to ensure the venue maintains the same community feel and old school charm while expanding the inn’s offering into a modern, multipurpose venue.


Opinion

Camden Valley Inn would make a great regional alternative for meetings for Sydney-based companies.