News in Brief

News in Brief
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Kamus Chan from CWT Meetings & Events is the lucky winner of our DMS competition. She takes home two nights at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa, followed by three nights at Nirwana Gardens Resort in Bintan Island.

Event management and hospitality agency The Orange Group has appointed Andrew Frost as group finance manager. Previously general manager of finance and corporate services with Competenz, Frost will oversee all technical accounting matters and focus on driving the group’s performance.

Malaysia is set to welcome 800 delegates for the 9th International Symposium on Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance this week. To be held at the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) from March 13-15, the conference is expected to generate $3.7 million in economic income.

Citadines on Bourke Melbourne is offering day delegate packages from $65 for bookings before April 30. Complimentary wireless is also included. Minimum pax apply.

Staging Connections is up for four titles in the Meetings & Events Australia Industry Awards, with four state offices selected as finalists. The NSW, Victoria, WA and Queensland offices have been chosen as finalists in the technical and creative production category. If successful, they will go head to head for the national title.

Moreton Hire is encouraging event planners to use its new range of marquee structures for their next event. Launched at Avalon Airshow in Victoria last month, the new range includes a hexagonal shaped structure, among other unique shape and rooflines. Visit www.moreton.net.au for details

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