Agency & Association

BESydney reports retaining 70% of COVID-19 impacted meetings

Mr Greg Brady, General Manager of the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour,
Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has today released its Annual Financial Report, outlining that in Financial Year 2019-20, the company secured 49 new global meetings worth an estimated A$167 million  in direct expenditure for New South Wales, and has retained and rescheduled 70% of meetings impacted by COVID-19 into future years.

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Exhibitions in New South Wales are open for business

Claudia Sagripanti, EEAA Chief Executive
The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) welcomes the clarification from the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Health with exhibitions able to restart immediately.   
Claudia Sagripanti, EEAA Chief Executive said, “In NSW, the Department of Health has provided clarification this week that exhibitions, can operate with no capacity limit, subject to one person per four square metre of space and 1.5 metre social distancing. This means our industry is open for business in most states around Australia.” 


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Venues and Events International Event Innovators become Cvent certified

Venues and Events International’s Event Innovators take advantage of the Cvent training courses available for personal development
Venues and Events International’s Event Innovators take advantage of the Cvent training courses available for personal development and to delight their clients by continuing to live and breathe events by enhancing their product knowledge.  
Cvent is a market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider with nearly 4,000 employees and 27,000 customers worldwide.


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ICCA and the Kaohsiung City Government sign the Kaohsiung Protocol

ICCA and the Kaohsiung City Government sign the Kaohsiung Protocol
ICCA - the International Congress and Convention Association announce jointly with the city of Kaohsiung, the Kaohsiung Protocol Framework as the major legacy outcome of the 59th ICCA Congress. We are re-imagining the future of global events and it all starts here. This year, the ICCA Congress has been transformed into a hybrid experience like no other. As part of our interactive six-weeks-long Congress programme, the entire global ICCA community connected with each other and explored new ideas, formats and technologies.

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