NEWS: MCEC best venue team for AIDS 2014

The venue team that successfully delivered Australia’s largest health and development conference for Melbourne was recognised at the 2014 EEAA Awards for Excellence this month. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) took out Best Venue Team after hosting the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) from July 20-25 with almost 14,000 attendees and involved more than 500 committed employees working around the clock to ensure its success. “We began planning AIDS 2014 three years ago with MCEC representatives attending AIDS 2012 in Washington to factor learnings […]

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NEWS: Exhibitions on the rise in Brisbane

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) will host nine new exhibitions this year. The centre’s busy exhibition calendar this year covers a diverse range of interests, from food and lifestyle to travel and entertainment, demonstrating a vibrant and healthy industry sector. Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) chief executive, Joyce DiMascio said the association’s most recent ‘Market Monitor’ showed exhibitions are a strong dynamic within the business events sector. “With the spotlight on Brisbane for the G20, it comes as no surprise that the city […]

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