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Western Australia gets multi-million-dollar boost for event industry

The government of Western Australia has handed down its 2022-23 State Budget, announcing an increase of A$31 million (US$21.8 million) in funding for tourism...

Geelong’s new venue to be managed by MCEC operator

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust will operate the future Geelong Convention and Exhibition...

IMEX returns to human connections in Frankfurt next month

The global business events community will gather in Frankfurt next month for IMEX 2022,...

Accor sharpens hybrid meetings solution across the Pacific

Accor has launched ALL CONNECT, a hybrid meetings concept supported by a range of...

Hong Kong eases barriers to non-residents

Foreigners who are non-residents of Hong Kong will finally be allowed to enter the...

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Tony Chooi: Focus on the people

Tony Chooi, president of the Environmental Management Association of Singapore (EMAS), aims to be the leading authority on cleaning and hygiene through the building of future talent, and to ease the manpower shortage in cleaning organisations

Sumate Sudasna: Back in form

Sumate Sudasna, president of Thailand Incentive and Convention Association (TICA), is confident in the country's appeal as a top business events destination. He discusses how the industry is prepared to rise to meet new demands, as the world regains its travelling momentum

Pauline Suharno: Empower to transform

Pauline Suharno, president of Association of the Indonesian Travel Agents (ASTINDO), who has been elected new President of the Federation of ASEAN Travel Agents (FATA), shares about her views on empowering the association

Irmohizam Ibrahim: Leveraging networks

Member collaboration for mutual benefits are at the top of the to-do list for Irmohizam Ibrahim, the new chairman of conferences and exhibition, Member Advisory Council at the US-based World Trade Centers Association. He deems expertise and experience exchanges to be key to business events recovery

Octavio Peralta: Positive turns ahead

Founder and CEO of the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE), Octavio Peralta, believes associations can shake off the pandemic fatigue and re-energise for 2022. By Rosa Ocampo

Destination Highlights

South Korea’s Gangwon province welcomes travellers looking to recharge in soothing environs. By Rachel AJ Lee.
Numerous programmes are in place to support events planned for Australia, discovers Adelaine Ng.

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