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The Flaming Lips pull off COVID-safe show with audience in bubbles

Is the future of events a revolving stage, puppets, hazmat suits, or this novel new technique of shoving your audience in human-sized bubbles?

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The Australian Event Awards to take place simultaneously across four states

Can’t muster up the energy to get frocked up tonight? Never fear; the Australian Event Awards will also be broadcast live online so you don’t have to change out of your tracky dacks.

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PCMA announces all-star cast for Convening Asia Pacific

However, that’s not to say the Professional Convention Management Association has managed to snag Smash Mouth as guest speakers.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia boss Paul Scurrah to exit, replacement revealed

Numerous reports of Paul Scurrah’s imminent departure from Virgin Australia have finally been confirmed.

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Travel DAZE 2020 speaker spotlight: Sébastien Bazin, Accor

Accor’s chairman and CEO is set to bring some French flair Down Under when he speaks at Travel DAZE next month. However, that’s not to say he’ll be wearing a striped shirt or beret.

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Technology

Amex GBT enhances tech offering with new acquisition

The business travel behemoth has grown even bigger with this techy acquisition.

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Hotels

Rydges unveils new-look Canberra property

Alongside the unveiling of the new-look property comes the introduction of what Rydges describes as “a signature scent”, which we assume is not just the smell of bleach used by the cleaners.

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Hotels

Event Hotels makes hybrid events easy with new conferencing tool

Hosting hybrid events at QT, Rydges and Atura just got a whole lot easier with the introduction of this new platform.

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Venues

WA’s hospitality venues unite for mental health

In light of World Mental Health Day over the weekend, we bring you this top week-long initiative by hospitality venues across WA.

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Hotels

Sofitel Auckland gets chic French makeover

Seeing as you can’t host an event in a real Parisian hotel, send your clients across the pond to enjoy a little slice of France at Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour (when they can finally travel there, of course).

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Technology

CWT launches online platform to save companies money on small meetings

The new platform boasts handy features designed to speed up and centralise the meeting planning process. However, it is not yet clear if you can use it to access free canapés and drink samples.

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Events

Nominate your unsung heroes and talented young stars for this year’s EEAA Awards

Attention talented young things and star event folk who fly under the radar: get your applications in quick if you want a shiny new trophy to show off on your desk.

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