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Nine years in the making, the last phase of the convention center’s $297 million expansion will not only help the city attract larger events but also revitalize its Riverbank precinct.
An interview with Business Events Manager Paul Griffin on how planners are finding value in Australia.
The collection allows for local wineries to be exposed to a wide variety of Australian and international attendees, with 93 varieties of wine available.
Other artsy perks at The Johnson hotel include in-house art libraries and a dedicated art channel for attendees to check out.
We just jetted 23 hours across 10 time zones between Miami, Florida and Sydney, Australia, and arrived at both destinations without even a hint of jet lag. How did we do it?
“This expansion means more events for Melbourne and, most importantly, allows our customers to grow their events with us.”
Sydney is Australia’s largest and oldest city, with a rich multicultural history.
A compact, low-rise city that enjoys a warm climate and relaxed atmosphere, Cairns is the gateway to two World Heritage-listed wonders.
To an incentive planner, Australia is like a tremendous blank canvas, with endless possibilities to enchant, enthrall and forever leave your mark on attendees.
It’s not hard to see why this Australian city, nicknamed the “Athens of the South” for its Mediterranean-like climate and laid back lifestyle, is a dream both for meetings and incentives, and one of the best cities for incentives overall.
Prevue joined Dreamtime, Australia's incentive product showcase, to learn more about the latest developments taking place down under. Here are 10 of them that should definitely be on your radar.
Australia's hotel offerings and bespoke experiences expand.
“We are really excited about this new venue, which will firmly place the Southern Highlands as a serious conferencing option and a premier function space for events and functions.”
It's hard to fathom that the Regent Theatre, one of the last picture palaces in Australia, has survived floods, fire and 20 years of darkness since opening in 1929.
A full day of business sessions at the iconic Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) began as a rare encounter with the culinary bliss of quinoa and corn hash, Persian fetta and avocado, and perfectly poached 63-degree organic eggs prepared by MCEC’s Tony Panetta and celebrity chef Guy Grossi.
Food may very well be the religion of Australia. Here are a few reasons why. Australian cuisines are almost cerebral—they infiltrate your mind and pillage your senses.
The Walkin' Birrarung tour in Melbourne breathes life into Dreamtime, an Aboriginal creation story. “What was actually happening as you’re walking through the smoke was a physical merge of the old and the young and the entire community.”
If you’re into getting your Zen on with nature as I am, Australia's myriad landscapes are just what the doctored ordered. The string of coral reefs is the only biological community on Earth that is visible from space.
“Melbournians are fiercely proud of the city and know where to shop, where to eat, where the festivals are—they own the city.”
Top 50 Ranches works extensively with corporate planners and networks about 50 upscale dude ranches for various group sizes. We sat down with CEO Jody Dahl to learn about corporate retreats at a dude ranch.
Convention centers are acting as community accelerators—a complete destination experience for an entire event, including pre/post.
We head Down Under for Australia’s big annual Dreamtime conference to scope out the regal Harbour City and mysteries of the Outback. "Apart from the...
Song Division is a global company founded in 2003 that brings some of the world’s most rockin’ musicians to corporate events worldwide to help groups write...
As we helicopter over Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, I’m struggling to wrap my mind around the vastness of this marvel. Covering some 134,000 square...
A NEW STAR IN SYDNEY In September, The Star hotel, casino, dining and entertainment complex reopened on Sydney's waterfront following $860 million redevelopment. There are...