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Andrew Hiebl
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Association of Australian Convention Bureaux

Service Description

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) brings together 15 city and regional bureaux dedicated to marketing their specific region as premier Business Events (BE) destinations to intrastate, interstate and international markets. The bureaux also recognise their responsibility to promote Australia as a whole.

VISION
AACB is the peak Australian Business Events network driving economic prosperity for Australia.

MISSION
AACB leads the BE industry by identifying and addressing issues and opportunities for industry recognition and growth.

GOALS
1. To ensure that the BE industry is understood and recognised as a key sector of the visitor economy and a major contributor to the broader economic prosperity of Australia.
2. To ensure that positive policy and funding decisions are made by governments and their agencies to support economic growth through the BE Sector.
3. To drive knowledge transfer and the professional development of AACB member staff.

Categories

Conference Bureaus & Industry Associations

Regions Serviced

ALL - Australia

News from Association of Australian Convention Bureaux

Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 1 July 2019

Business Events Industry success through Convention Bureaux

More than 600 domestic business events have been secured by Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) members across the country according to the latest analysis of bids won scheduled to occur from January 2019 out to 2023.
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 16 May 2019

Australia steps up to 13th place in the World as regional competition increases

The ICCA Country & City Rankings released earlier this week shows that Australia has moved up one place to 13th position with a total of 265 international association meetings held in 2018.
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 10 April 2019

New Executive Line-up for the AACB

With the unanimous support of its Board, the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Matthews, CEO of the Canberra Convention Bureau, as its new President.
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 19 October 2018

Convention bureaux providing export opportunities for Australian SMEs

Convention bureaux are attracting a larger number of highly-engaged international business events to Australia, providing more opportunities to Australian small businesses, on top of those traditionally seen in tourism, according to the latest industry analysis.
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 17 August 2018

Gold Coast's Shannon Thwaites announced AACB Scholarship Winner

Shannon Thwaites, Manager - Global Business Events at Destination Gold Coast has been awarded the prestigious AACB Staff Scholarship for 2018/19.
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