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Tourism Australia launches WeChat Mini Program to attract Chinese event planners

Tourism Australia is flexing the country’s business events muscle using one of the world’s most popular social media platforms.

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GOOD NEWS: NSW and South Australia to ease restrictions on events and venues from Friday

The two states are getting back more of their swagger from Friday, with both announcing a swathe of changes for certain types of events and venues.

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Victoria unveils support package for small businesses smacked by ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown

Small businesses in the tourism, hospitality and events sectors that were hit hard by the state’s snap five-day lockdown have been handed a $143 million reprieve.

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Tourism Australia makes another marketing push to boost domestic business events

The ‘Event Here This Year’ campaign has been revived. However, that’s not to suggest a defibrillator or a couple of double-shot espressos were involved.

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Business Events Geelong launches $30K support fund as part of new campaign

Business Events Geelong is showing its generous side to event managers, PCOs, EAs and PAs by shouting some of their event costs.

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NSW to reintroduce two-square-metre rule across all Greater Sydney venues

Gladys has stuck to her word, meaning most venues in Greater Sydney will soon be able to double their capacity. Yay!

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MCB beefs up digital presence in China

They may not like Australia’s wine, barley, sugar, timber or lobster, but it appears the Chinese have a penchant for conducting MICE activity Down Under.

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NSW to ease Greater Sydney venue restrictions this week

Rumour has it that if all goes well in the next few weeks, the four-square-metre rule may be halved. Keep your fingers and toes crossed, people!

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Business Events Geelong appoints first-ever BDM

The organisation has appointed its first BDM, which stands for business development manager and not bespoke disco man, as first reported by The Nibbler.

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NSW to replace 4sqm rule and remove venue caps as part of massive restriction roll-back

Her ICAC inquiry appearance and recent self-isolation decision aside, Gladys has been almost faultless throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Visit Sunshine Coast unveils new brand tagline

It’s getting a new CEO, and now Visit Sunshine Coast has a new tagline, too. Rumour has it that the office biscuit tin is next in line for a shakeup.

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Destination Gold Coast names new CEO

Do you recall Annaliese Battista’s shock resignation from Destination Gold Coast back in August? Well, meet her replacement.

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