Registration open for PCOA18 Conference

Registration for the 11th Annual PCOA Conference and Exhibition, to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre between December 9-11, 2018, is now open. The Conference will be held at the Melbourne Conventionand Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) newly completed $200 million expansion. PCO Association president Barry Neame said the conference theme ‘Embracing Change’ is

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Positive Federal Budget for Business Events as Australia Sets its Sights on World Top 10

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has welcomed the Federal Government’s modest increase in funding for Tourism Australia as we set our sights on returning to the world top 10 of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Country Rankings. Last Tuesday night’s federal budget confirmed that funding has been secured for Tourism Australia,

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MORE BUSINESS FOR RURAL AND REGIONAL NSW

Following the success of the NSW Regional Conferencing Development Grants Pilot Program, the NSW Government has committed a further $300,000 to attract and create more business events across the State. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall said since the launch of the Pilot Program in August 2017 there has been an overwhelming response

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