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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BUSINESS EVENTS TO BE INCLUDED IN AUSTRALIAN VISA OVERHAUL

On behalf of the Business Events industry, the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has welcomed the opportunity to give advice on streamlining Australia’s visa system to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. The Department called for submissions with the intent of transforming the present system, reducing the current 99 visas to approximately 10

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