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Association of Australian Convention Bureaux

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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.

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

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

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.


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ALL - Australia

News from Association of Australian Convention Bureaux

Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 13 May 2020

Australia steps up to 12th place in a pre-COVID-19 world

The ICCA Statistics Report for city and country rankings released overnight show Australia has moved up from 13th to 12th position with a total of 272 international association meetings held in 2019.
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 1 May 2020

AACB's Forward Calendars Released: Bid pipeline to support economic recovery

With business events in the short term largely postponed, convention bureaux are re-imagining their destinations and focusing on everything they can do to get global meetings and incentives back as soon as travel and gathering restrictions are lifted.
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 1 April 2020

AACB welcomes support through EMDG funding boost

The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) congratulates the Australian Government for extending support to the business events industry through a boost to the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) scheme.
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 10 March 2020

Australian Government Leverages Business Events to Attract Global Talent

The ambitious goal under the new program is to identify and proactively recruit up to 5,000 highly skilled migrants in selected industries to Australia each year, who will receive a fast-tracked process to permanent residency.
Association of Australian Convention Bureaux 20 January 2020

Australia's Convention Bureaux Stand Ready

With the recent bushfires taking place in some parts of Australia, convention bureaux across the country stand ready to address business events queries and concerns.
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