COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS BUSINESS EVENTS INTERNATIONAL BIDS

Following extensive lobbying by the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA), of which PCOA is a member, the economic value of business events to the Australian economy has received significant further recognition in the Federal Government’s tourism policy. The Hon. Steven Ciobo, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, has announced Tourism Australia’s Business Events Bid

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BUSINESS EVENTS LEADERSHIP DESCENDS UPON CANBERRA

Leaders of the Business Events industry have visited Canberra to engage with Federal Parliamentarians and senior departmental officials as part of the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) Business Events Meets Parliament program, taking place today. The event commenced last night with a BECA board dinner with special guest Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade,

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NEW UPDATE FURTHER DEMONSTRATES ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION TO AUSTRALIA BY BUSINESS EVENTS INDUSTRY

The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has released an update of its 2013/14 study on the value of the business events industry to Australia’s economy. The key figures, commissioned from global research firm, Ernst & Young, show that in 2015/16, business events: • contributed $30.2 billion in direct expenditure, compared to $28 billion in

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