Business groups campaign against cap on self-education tax deductions

By Naomi Woodley ABC News 8th July 2013 The Government is facing a revolt from scores of professional bodies over moves to clamp down on tax breaks for education expenses. The budget measure will put a $2,000 cap on self-education claims from next July, and is due to save $500 million once it is in

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PCO Conference 2013 – Melbourne Australia

The 2013 conference will look at some of the “big picture” issues that are likely to impact the MICE sector in the next five years. From Dr Frank Gelber, Chief Economist at Biz Shrapnel to Prof David Weaver and the “Lifecycle of destinations”, we will examine Aviation, Venues, Global Meeting Trends and the continuing impacts

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Alan Trotter to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from the PCO Association

Alan Trotter,  CEO of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) to receive Life Membership and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Professional Conference Organisers Association for his significant contribution to the MICE Sector. Alan has been the CEO of CINZ for 20 years.  During this time the membership has grown from 20 to 320.  Under Alan’s

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