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21 August 2019

Australia’s unpresented wave of infrastructure development generated excitement amongst meeting and incentive planners at an event in Atlanta this month hosted by Prestige Global Meeting Source, a site selection and event and meetings management service.

Tourism Australia attended the event as part of an ongoing trade engagement program to build consideration of Australia as a business events destination and generate leads for this lucrative sector.

The US is Australia's highest value international market for business events visitors attracting 138,000 arrivals and $800 million in the year to March 2019.

In the same year, total expenditure by international business events visitors reached $5 billion, an increase of 6 per cent on the previous year.