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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BUSINESS EVENTS TO PLAY INTEGRAL PART IN GOVERNMENT’S FUTURE TOURISM STRATEGY

The voice of the business events industry will be strongly represented in the development of Australia’s future tourism strategy through the Beyond Tourism 2020 Steering Committee. The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, has convened the first meeting of the Committee in Sydney. The Committee represents a selection of tourism industry

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EVENTS ATTRACTING GLOBAL TALENT

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux’s (AACB) latest industry analysis shows the value of international business events in attracting global talent, as our convention bureaux secure almost quarter of a million international delegates on the Forward Calendar. “Around the world, business events are being used as strategic tools for attracting trade, investment and global talent”,

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