PCO Conference APP – now available

This year at the PCO conference we’re delighted to introduce our new look conference app. It will be launched officially early next year but we wanted to give you,our industry colleagues, the first opportunity to use it in Australia.

Download the app by entering pco2013.mobi into the browser on your device (if  you are using older versions of Internet Explorer the app will appear in it’s old format). Once downloaded you won’t need an internet connection to browse content. When you are connected you’ll receive content updates which will be downloaded in the background without interrupting your use of the app.

Use the app to:

  • Create a personalised schedule
  • Take notes on sessions
  • View sponsor and exhibitor listings, documents and videos
  • Browse attendees and enhance your attendee profile
  • Tweet from within session information
  • Participate in live polling

And more..

Watch this movie for an intro to the app.

Win a short break to New Zealand

PCO Conference Delegates could win a short break to New Zealand.

Professional conference organisers visiting the 100% Pure New Zealand stand will be in to win a short break to New Zealand flying Air New Zealand.

 Alan Trotter, chief executive of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ), who was recently awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from the PCO Association, says New Zealand with its’ diversity of landscape and passionate people ensures guests to the country leave inspired and refreshed, and often return for a holiday.

For your chance to win a short break to New Zealand, pop by the 100% Pure New Zealand stand at the 2013 PCO Association Conference, have a chat with at least one of the team, and slip them your business card and you will automatically go in the draw.

The team exhibiting from New Zealand this year are:

  • Queenstown Convention Bureau (Jana and Kylie)
  • Auckland Convention Bureau (Lee)
  • Air New Zealand (Lynn)
  • Rotorua Events & Venues (Brett and Patrick)
  • Millennium Hotels and Resorts (Alison and Adam)

The prize for PCOs includes two return airfares with Air New Zealand from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to Auckland, Rotorua or Queenstown, up to five nights accommodation (across the Millennium Hotels in Rotorua and Queenstown, and The Pullman or The Langham in Auckland), and activities as organised with the local convention bureau.

The 100% Pure New Zealand team have all the up to date information on new and existing venues, services and activities, Mr Trotter says.

“The team will guarantee your delegates a true Kiwi experience and an opportunity to harness the spectacular scenery that is also part of the world renowned films The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies.

“Most of all the Kiwi team are looking forward to catching up with you.”