Sponsors making it harder for associations, with an increase in meetings and events demands

The associations sector of business tourism not only needs new funding sources to replace falling membership, it also is finding it more difficult to attract sponsors, with those vital supporters demanding a better return for their investment in conferences and meetings. “The demand by many sponsors today is the ability to demonstrate their products and

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PCO Association announces an individual winner of the PCO ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT’S AWARD

Alec Gilbert the retiring chief executive of the Adelaide Convention Centre has been awarded the PCO Association Presidents Award for his services to Adelaide Convention Centre and the business events sector in South Australia and Australia. Barry Neame, president of the PCO Association, announced the Award at a luncheon of business events professionals in Canberra

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PCOA supports the opening of the Adelaide Convention Centre’s new East Building

Last night PCOA president Barry Neame joined the hundreds of invited guests to the spectacular opening of the state-of-the-art newly completed Adelaide Convention Centre East Building. Neame said, “the launch of the new East Building is another piece of significant infrastructure for the conference & events industry”. With a 3500 seat capacity, the Hall can be

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