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.


Laura Bradley

October 2, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

AV1 allows customers to pay what they like in aid of farmers

As part of its 15th birthday celebrations, event production provider AV1 has announced a ‘Summer Lovin’ campaign where customers get to choose how much they pay towards equipment for January events. Around 15 per cent of all sales generated will be donated to Rural Aid to support Australian farmers and rural communities. The offer is available to those organising conferences and events in January 2020 across NSW, ACT, Vic and Qld.


Opinion

Yep…. This wasn’t clickbait!


Laura Bradley

March 18, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

TCEB supports small event buyers from Oz

Buyers from Australia who organise events with upwards of 80 guests can now apply for financial support to complete a site visit in Thailand. The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has shifted its policy to accommodate for smaller buyers, having previously reserved the support for large-scale conventions. Buyers will be able to find out more and apply for site inspections at the TCEB sponsored roadshows on April 2 in Sydney and April 4 in Melbourne.


Opinion

Aww. Looking out for the little guys. Find out more here: www.businesseventsthailand.com


Laura Bradley

March 13, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Brisbane wins major Asia marketing awards

Brisbane Airport and Brisbane Marketing have both scored coveted awards at Routes Asia 2019 – the leading aviation route development forum for Asia. While the former was the Overall Winner for its achievements in route development marketing, the latter took out Destination Category for its innovative marketing campaigns. Lord mayor of Brisbane Graham Quirk congratulated the recipients on their work to market air routes and attract more visitors to the city.


Opinion

I wonder how many times you’d have to say ‘major Asia’ before they morph into one word... I need to get out more.


Laura Bradley

March 4, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Meetings Africa wraps up in Johannesburg

The 14th annual Meetings Africa exhibition took place at the Sandton Convention Centre last week, a two-day event which saw more buyers and exhibitors gather for business exchange than ever before. The staggering attendee numbers included 343 exhibitors, a number which increased by 37 on last year, and 462 buyers from 65 different countries, which is 70 more than last year. This year’s scheduled buyer and exhibitor meetings also increased by 2800. Business conducted at the event is predicted to generate 3 billion ZAR.


Opinion

I was there! Keep an eye out for my write up in our April edition.


Brad Foster

February 28, 2019 · Sydney, Australia

Showtime Events creates Street Food Festival for Christmas parties

Melbourne corporates love a ‘pop up’ to celebrate the festive season, so Showtime Event Group has created a ‘Street Food Festival’ in South Wharf for Christmas parties up to 2500 people. Following on from the success of the Asia Pacific Market held over the recent AIME exhibition, Showtime Event Group will replicate the event for corporate events from mid-November through till the end of December 2019.


Opinion

micenet peeps attended the AIME Street Food Festival and we loved it!