Press Releases

Countdown to Dreamtime 2013
November 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
November 2013
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 13 November.

Tourism Australia announces Singapore Airlines as gold sponsor for Dreamtime 2013
November 2013
Singapore Airlines has been announced as the second airline partner and gold sponsor for Dreamtime 2013, Tourism Australia’s signature activity for the growing business events market.

US a key focus for the Australian business events industry
October 2013
The Australia business events industry has responded to the return of the US market with a strong representation joining Tourism Australia at IMEX America.

Tourism Australia announces Virgin Australia as platinum sponsor for signature event - Dreamtime 2013
November 2013
Virgin Australia has been announced as platinum sponsor and the first airline partner for Dreamtime 2013, Tourism Australia’s signature activity for the growing business events market.

Herbalife China delegates touch down on Australia's Gold Coast
May 2013
More than 1,000 Chinese delgates arrived on the Gold Coast over the weekend for the Herbalife Leadership Vacation 2013, for a five-day visit to reward the global nutrition company's top sellers.

Amway delegates make Australian history in Melbourne
December 2012
More than 4,000 Indian delegates arrived in Melbourne today for the Amway India Leadership Seminar 2012 in what will be the largest Indian incentive group ever to be hosted in Australia.

Australia brings news of new product developments to EIBTM
November 2012
Tourism Australia and a delegation of leading Australian tourism operators are in Barcelona to attend EIBTM, the leading global event for meetings, incentives and business events.

Tourism Australia hot on the US radar at IMEX 2012
October 2012
In what will be one of Business Events Australia's largest ever outings at an international trade show, 20 partners will join Tourism Australia at IMEX America this week to showcase the country's energy, enthusiasm and options for business meetings, incentive travel, conferences and events.

Industry looks to capitalise on China's growing appetite for Australian business events at CIBTM 2012
September 2012
Australia’s business events industry will be looking to capitalise on China’s growing appetite for Australian business events at the China Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (CIBTM).

Tourism Australia wins two major accolades at the 2012 China Travel & Meetings Industry Awards
September 2012
Tourism Australia announced today that it was proud to and "Meeting & Incentive Destination (Long Haul) of the Year" at the 2012 China Travel & Meetings Industry Awards, organized by leading trade publication Travel Weekly China.

Rebecca McCaig of NT Convention Bureau wins the AACB Staff Scholarship 2012
September 2012
Rebecca McCaig of Northern Territory Convention Bureau was announced the winner of the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) 2012/13 Staff Scholarship on 8 September at the annual AACB Staff Conference.

Australia's most comprehensive business events showcase comes to Sydney
November 2011
s signature event for showcasing Australia as a destination for business events comes to Sydney as 72 international corporate meeting and incentive decision makers (buyers) from 14 countries and 14 international media touchdown for Dreamtime 2011.

Australia keeping PAICE in the business events space
November 2011
A strong contingent of 44 Australian exhibitors will showcase the country’s energy, enthusiasm ands Pacific Area Incentives and Conferences Expo (PAICE), on Wednesday 9 November 2011.

Tourism Australia's commitment to the US market set to continue at IMEX America
October 2011
s energy, enthusiasm and options for business meetings, incentive travel, conferences and events.