PCOA participates in the political lobbing process as part of Business Events Council of Australia (BECA)

Business Events leaders and members of the Business Events Council of Australia last week met with parliamentarians at the Business Events Meets Parliament bipartisan Friends of Tourism luncheon held at Parliament House. The event was attended by politicians from both sides of politics who engaged with the industry as they pitched the value of business

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Events industry ‘benefits from the weaker dollar’

THERE’s growing optimism in the events industry that the falling Australian dollar will boost inbound tourism and participation by international delegates, writes John Newton. That’s the view of ASN Events boss Mike Pickford – an industry veteran who has seen many ups and downs in the industry in a career spanning over a quarter of

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BECA Releases the Value of Business Events Report

Released at AIME today, the Business Events Study highlights the importance of the business events industry to Australia, by estimating the economic contribution, value add and employment of the industry for the 2013-2014 financial year. This report defines business events as any public or private activity of a minimum of 15 people with a common

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