E-News Archive


- Wishing our members and supporters a happy holiday and prosperous new year
- NSW state tourism organisation joins AACB
- AIME welcomes bureaux
- Australia's domestic BE market looking strong
- Vale Paul Flackett
- Dreamtime 2017 - Congratulations TA & Brisbane!
- Congratulations Australian Export Award Winners
- TA hosts Australia stand at IBTM World
- ABS: International Conference Arrivals Up 20%

October 2017

- New edition of the International Business Events Forward Calendar released
- Minister Ciobo visits IMEX America
- AACB CEO appointed to ART Ltd board
- Karen Bolinger makes Top 25 List
- AACB discusses Delegate Expenditure with TRC
- ABS: International Arrivals for Conferences Up 19%
- Registrations now open for IMEX Frankfurt

September 2017

- John O'Sullivan Speaking at AACB Annual Conference Next Week
- Government Invites Submissions on Visa Simplification
- Want to Reach More International Customers? 
- Destinations International 30 Under 30 Member Attending AACB Annual Conference
- ABS: International Arrivals for Conferences up 10%

August 2017

- John O'Sullivan Speaking at AACB Annual Conference Next Week
- Government Invites Submissions on Visa Simplification
- Want to Reach More International Customers? 
- Destinations International 30 Under 30 Member Attending AACB Annual Conference
-ABS: International Arrivals for Conferences up 10%

July 2017

- Skills Shortage Survey results released
- AACB participates in DIBP Industry Summit
- AACB consults with Austrade on IVS and NVS data gaps
- Adriana Perabo shares here experience at the 2017 Destinations International Convention
- Applications for the AACB Innovation Award open
- ABS: International Arrivals for Conferences Up 6.8%

June 2017

- Business Events Meets Parliament
- AACB Conference Registration Now Open!
- 2017 DMAI Prize Winner
- AACB Supports Global Exhibitions Day
- ABS: International Arrivals for Conferences Up 4.6%

May 2017

- Federal Budget Missed Opportunity: Bid Fund Remains a Priority
- AACB Staff Scholarship Application Now Open
- IMEX Delivers Largest Show
- Tourism Australia Update
- MEA Wrap-Up

April 2017

- Convention Bureaux Drive Growth in Forward Calendar
- AACB Annual Conference Dates Confirmed
- DMAI Prize Applications Now Open
- AACB Members Support TA at China Showcase
- Young Professional Scholarship Winner Announced
- Business Events Australia Advance Program
- May 2017 Upcoming Events

March 2017

- AACB delivers Foreign Policy White Paper Submission
- New Update Further Demonstrates Economic Contribution to Australia by Business Events
- AACB hosts global industry leaders
- Global Meetings Industry Day - 6 April
- AACB Partners in Industry Skills Survey
- AACB Partners with Executive PA
- AIME Wrap Up
- AACB National Bureau Exchange

February 2017

- Business Events Policy Recommendations Delivered to Australian Government
- Meet AACB's new Marketing & Communications Executive
- AACB Members back AIME 2017
- Register for ICCA Pre-AIME Seminar
- MEA Young Professsional Scholarship Open for AACB Member Staff
- Scholarship Grants available for women in Business Events
- New Analysis of Australia's International Business Events Industry

September 2016

- Growth predicted for Business Events
- Supporing Australian Business Events on the World Stage
- AACB Annoucnes Hall of Fame inductees 2016
- Samantha Thompson Awarded AACB Scholarship
- Cairns' Innovation Voted Best by Australia's Convention Bureaux
- New Minister Headlined Business Events Conference

August 2016

- Business Events Industry Welcomes New Ministry
- AACB Annual Conference: 7 - 9 September 2016
- Penny Lion to Tourism Australia executive leadership
- AACB Innovation Award Open
- AACB Staff Scholarship Open
- Call for AACB Hall of Fame award submissions
- DMAI Prize Winner for 2016 - Emma Perez
- AACB Office Relocation

June 2016

- Conventions and Exhibitions Key to Medical Research
- Worrying Slide in Australia's Business Events Ranking
- Funding Certainity for Tourism Australia Good for Business Events
- AACB Commends Tourism Australia for Innovative Approach
- AACB Kicks off Global Meetings Industry Day with a  New Report
- AACB's 27th Annual Conference
- DMAI Prize 2016- applications closing soon
- Tourism Australia Advance Program
- Meet Ali Thompson, AIME Sales Manager 

October 2015

- AACB Congratulates New Minister for Tourism
- AACB Sets Future Direction
- Inaugural Inductees of AACB Hall of Fame Announced
- AACB Applauds South Appointment
- Altogether Perfect Win
- Vibhor Pandey Awarded AACB Staff Scholarship

September 2015

- 26th AACB Staff Conference Opens
- Business Events Missed Opportunity
- Approved Bodies Overlooked in 2015 EMDG Review
- Attaracting Business Events to Australia
- Indonesia Australia Business Week 2015
- Tourism Innovation Conference Cairns, 6 November 2015
- Meet Delwin Kriel


July 2015

- Celebrating 30 Years of Leadership
- 26th AACB Staff Conference, Leadership: The transition from good to great
- AACB Innovation Award 2014/15
- Liz Hafner takes out DMAI Prize
- Developing Northern Australia... For Business Events
- New Advisory Board to set the Agenda for AIME 2016
- Tourism Australia Deepens China Partnerships
- Meet Jenny Viali

 June 2015

- AACB Strategic Planning
- AACB Scholarships Open
- Opportunity for Business Events in 2015 Federal Budget
- Coalition Backbench Committee on Tourism
- 26th AACB Staff Conference
- Productivity Commission: Barriers to Services Exports
- MEA Scholarship Winner

May 2015

- Welcome to our first e-news
- AACB partners with Deloitte Access Economics
- Federal Announcement by Minister Robb
- Buinsess Events: Delivering Economic Prosperity for Australia
- The Value of Business Events to Australia
- 26th AACB Staff Conference
- MEA National Conference, 24-25 May 2015


Media Release

The importance of business events to the Australian economy has received significant further recognition in the Federal Government’s tourism policy. Today, the Honourable Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment an..

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