Australia & N.Z.

Australia & N.Z.

Grassroots Group To Be Acquired By Blackhawk Network

Grassroots Group To Be Acquired By Blackhawk Network New York Stock Exchange listed company, Blackhawk Network Holdings (a market leading prepaid and payments group) have recently...

Seafood Expo Asia Attracts Strong Interest from Exhibitors

Following a record setting year in 2013, Seafood Expo Asia is pleased to announce that it is attracting strong exhibitor interest for its fifth...

Fairmont Raffles acquired by AccorHotels for $2.7 billion

Fairmont Raffles acquired by AccorHotels for $2.7 billion AccorHotels have now finalised their purchase of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI) the parent company to Raffles,...

Qantas Expand North American Options for travellers

Australian airline Qantas have expanded options for customers by entrenching further previous agreements with North American Airlines. From the end of October 2016 the national...

The 5 Biggest Pitfalls of Hosted Buyer Programs

Matchmaking of event participants is becoming more and more important to trade fairs and congresses, as no organizer wants to leave networking success purely...

New CEO for Canberra Convention Bureau

New CEO for Canberra Convention Bureau. Michael Matthews has been appointed to head the organisation from October 1 2016. Michael is at present the...

Event Industry Advocates – What Does it Take To Join Us?

Event Industry Advocates – What Does it Take To Join Us? Do you currently work in the event industry? Are you looking to get more...

Interview – IACC : Mark Cooper

15 JUL 2014 – As a meeting planner, how to choose the right venue, especially in an unfamiliar region, can be a real challenge. We...

New Zealand Event Contractors Combine

New Zealand Event Contractors Combine       Hirepool, the New Zealand event marquee and equipment company have recently acquired the South Island’s Continental Event Hire. Continental...

Melbourne to host Ecocity World Summit in 2017

Ecocity Builders (ECB) President Steven Bercu announced at the biennial Ecocity World Summit in Abu Dhabi that they will be “passing the baton” to...