AACB deliveries education, research and insigts, often in conjunction with its strategic partners, to support Australia's business events industry. 

Strategic Leadership: Steering destination leader's strategic descisions for future

AACB and Destinations International joined forces to deliver a Strategic Leadership Webinar Series to entice thought leadership and inform post pandemic direction and purpose.

This webinar series explored high level global insights, becoming a community asset, rewriting our industry’s narrative, and promoting our impact.


The Cvent Source: Group Business Insights

AACB’s strategic partner, Cvent presented their 2021 Planner Sourcing Report , which helps hotels and venues to understand how best to appeal to and support planners as they source and plan events.

As part of the presentation, AACB CEO Andrew Hiebl, highlighted  AACB’s latest forward calendar insights of domestic and international business events secured by Australia’s convention bureaux.



Free Mental Health Support: For small tourism and events business owners

Through the NewAccess for Small Business Owners (NASBO) program, free and confidential mental health coaching is available which has been specifically developed to provide much needed support for small business owners and sole traders during these challenging times.

In partnership with AACB, Beyond Blue delivered a webinar outlining free mental health support available for small tourism and events business owners.



AACB Staff Schloarship Program: Projects delivered by future leaders

For two decades AACB's Staff Scholarship program has been supporting projects delivered by future leaders that benefit member bureaux.

The impact of design on event experiences and the organisations planning them 

Sandro Serio, Marketing & Design Manager, Melbourne Convention Bureau


How COVID-19 suppression measures have impacted Australia's BE industry 

Mia Oesterberg, Project and Events Executive, NT Business Events 


Understanding corporate and incentive market behaviours for success in a post-COVID business events environment

Taryn Reid, Experience and Engagement Manager, Business Events Tasmania


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