Proud achievement’ as bid fund helps secure events worth almost $100m

It’s only been running for six months but Tourism Australia’s Business Events Bid Fund Program (BFP) has already received over 69 applications for events worth a combined economic impact of over $503 million. Ten wins on the board as bid fund helps convert $97m worth of business. To date 10 bids worth over $97 million

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Positive Federal Budget for Business Events as Australia Sets its Sights on World Top 10

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) has welcomed the Federal Government’s modest increase in funding for Tourism Australia as we set our sights on returning to the world top 10 of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Country Rankings. Last Tuesday night’s federal budget confirmed that funding has been secured for Tourism Australia,

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Funding Certainty for Tourism Australia Good for Business Events

A modest increase in the funding for Tourism Australia is a welcome sign in the federal budget according to the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB). The 2016-17 budget contained an increase for Tourism Australia taking funding commitments to $629.4 million over the forward four years. “Investing in tourism is a smart decision by the

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