The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) is suggesting the MICE industry should create safety procedures for post-COVID events—then put them to the government. EEAA President, Spiro Anemogiannis proposed that—instead of waiting for guidelines on public gatherings—the meetings profession...
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth "struck a chord" with its guests on 22 April, putting on live music performance in its outdoor garden terrace for the 400 in-house quarantine guests staying at the hotel. The quarantined guests looked over the garden from...
There are signs that social distancing measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are beginning to relax, as the infection rate starts to be contained internationally. Some nations—particularly in Europe—are cautiously starting to repeal their social distancing...
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...
The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has submitted a 'Response & Recovery Framework' to the government, requesting assistance to help the industry manage the impacts of Coronavirus. The two-phase Framework is designed to help the MICE industry "rebound quickly...

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