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Tasmania to host the 13th Annual PCOA Conference in 2020

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 03:04


Barry Neame, PCOA President congratulated the ICC Venue, AV and catering,  the dynamic MC duo Amanda Stevens and Andrew Klein, along with program director Tiffany Bower.

PCOA 2019 Kicks off in Sydney

Monday, 09 December 2019 01:37

The 12th annual PCOA showcase officially kicked off at the ICC Sydney this morning with a rousing acknowledgement of country performed by a group from the Kari indigenous support foundation.

Dreamtime 2019 closes in style

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 09:50

Perth has been hosting 120 international business events planners and media over the past two days at Dreamtime 2019, Tourism Australia’s business events incentive showcase, to reveal the city’s recent revitalisation.

Business events planners and media from Greater China, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, South Korea, Japan, the USA, UK and New Zealand had the opportunity to meet with 87 of Australia’s leading business events product during the event and were also able to experience the destination first-hand.

CINZ Celebrates 10 years exhibiting at PCO conference

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 02:21

Celebrating 10 years exhibiting at the Professional Conference Organisers’ (PCO) Association Conference, Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) and Tourism New Zealand (joined by 18 partners), have this year doubled their stand to 72sqm giving delegates room to immerse themselves in what New Zealand has in store.

CINZ appoints new Chief Executive

Sunday, 01 December 2019 22:26

Lisa Hopkins has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ).

CINZ Board Chair Tony Gardner says he is delighted to announce the appointment of Lisa Hopkins, who has held senior business events leadership positions in New Zealand and offshore for over a decade.

Date set for opening of Novotel Airport Christchurch

Monday, 18 November 2019 05:11

More than 120 newly-employed Novotel Christchurch Airport staff are days away from welcoming the first guests to the $80-million hotel.  The 4.5 star hotel will open on Monday, 25 November 2019 – two years later than expected.