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Sep 8, 2015

Gain insight into Business Event Tourism at the Event Symposium

The program for the Australian Event Symposium continues to grow, plus other titbits from Event Awards HQ.


Lyn Lewis-Smith to present Business Event Tourism Keynote

President of the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux and CEO of Business Events Sydney, Lyn is a strong proponent for the ability of business events to drive Australia's knowledge economy. Lyn will deliver the Business Event Tourism Keynote on Day 1 of the Event Symposium, delving into all the possibilities and obstacles of the intersection of business events and tourism on a national scale.

See Lyn's bio

The mysteries of event land

If you've ever wondered about the complexities behind getting hold of some land on which to plant your event, you best head to the focus session delivered by doctoral researcher Garry O'Dell from the University of Newcastle which explores land use for events.

Read more about Garry

Event Awards finalists to be released soon

Hold onto your hats - finalists for the Event Awards will be announced early next week. With Australia's Favourite Event taking a new shape this year, you'll find out who is nominated for the only Australian Event Award open for public vote at the same time. Meanwhile, if you're keen to see who is on the Independent Industry Judging Panel this year, click the link below.

Meet the judging panel

PRIA National Conference

If you're in the PR or Marketing side of events, you may also be interested in attending the Public Relations Institute of Australia's National Conference in Hobart on 25-27 October 2015. More details are available on their website.

Visit the PRIA website