Archive 2013

Top chefs help to put Australia on the menu for international business events

Australian food icons Guy Grossi, Shannon Bennett and Luke Mangan, and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) renowned Executive Chef Tony Panetta, are helping to ensure Australia is on the menu for international business events planners attending Dreamtime 2013 – which opens in Melbourne today.

Australia’s Business Events Industry on the menu at EIBTM

Traditional markets in Europe continue to be an important focus for Australia’s business events industry, with a delegation of leading business events and convention industry operators joining Tourism Australia to showcase the very best the country has to offer at EIBTM in Barcelona from 19 to 21 November 2013.

Countdown to Dreamtime 2013

In less than four weeks, 86 business events planners and decision makers (buyers) and 15 media from key international markets will descend on Australia to participate in Dreamtime 2013.

PAICE Expo – Australia on Show

2013 marks Tourism Australia Business Events’ sixth year of sponsorship of the annual PAICE Expo, to be held at SKYCITY Auckland’s Convention Centre on November 13. PAICE is designed for New Zealand-based professionals who organise offshore conferences, events and incentives.

Tourism Australia's facebook page hits five million fans

Tourism Australia’s ambition to create the ‘world’s biggest social media team’ has taken another big step forward with its Facebook page,, hitting five million fans worldwide over the weekend - confirming its status as the most popular tourism destination page on the planet.