This year, Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) in conjunction with the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) will again be offering a Young Professional Scholarship for staff within AACB’s membership.
The MEA 2017 National Conference will be held in the new International Convention Centre Sydney from 30 April – 2 May.
This is the largest and most established conference that represents all sectors of the Australian events industry that offers a platform to learn, network and grow.
This year’s conference will push the boundaries and challenge you to open your minds to the possibilities to improve the delivery of events.
For more information, visit www.mea2017.com.au.
The scholarship offers the opportunity for the successful applicant to receive:
ELIGIBILITY: to be eligible, the nominee must be:
TO APPLY: email the following documents by the close of business on Friday, 31 March, to Annika Hofsink: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any queries, please call the AACB on 1300 69 2222.
A national winner of the scholarship will be chosen. However, AACB and MEA have the right to withhold the 2017 Professional Scholarship if the level of interest or quality of submissions is below expectation.
MEA Young Professional Scholarship, 2015
MEA and AACB is proud to congratulate: Ms Chloe Armstrong of the Melbourne Convention Bureau as winner of the innaugural MEA Young Professional Scholarship.
Chloe is the MCB's Convention Contract Coordinator and is responsible for managing all won events and serving as client liaison.
Chloe commented, "As the recipient of the MEA Young Professional Scholarship, I was fortunate enough to attend the MEA National Conference 2015, in the beautiful setting of Hamilton Island.
The MEA Young Professional Scholarship is dedicated to the professional development of AACB member staff.