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ICC Sydney Announces 1000th Event

Less than twelve months after launching, the ICC Sydney has already secured one thousand events and attracted one million visitors. The venue is outperforming both the former Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre and the Sydney Entertainment Centre combined, doing better its first six months than the previous venues in their last. From CIM News Magazine…

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ICC Sydney: Feeding Your Performance

Many international convention centres use sophisticated methods to measure the economic impact of business events in their host cities. Others recognise the importance of food in customer experience and promote programs like paddock to plate or food miles. ICC Sydney marries these two concepts together and takes them to a new level by measuring the…

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Sydney: “Transformation”, AIPC 2017 and ICC Sydney

The gleaming new ICC Sydney has just hosted the 2017 Annual Conference of the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC). As well as being a prime example of what a modern centre should itself be, the entire Darling Harbour redevelopment precinct was also the perfect setting for a theme of “Transformation”. From CIM News Magazine…

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AIPC 2017 Annual Conference Held in Sydney

“Transformation” was the theme of the 2017 Annual Conference of the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC). The transformed meetings industry landscape of Sydney, Australia, was the setting… and at its heart the gleaming new venue of ICC Sydney. Among the speakers was Professor Greg Clark, whose city perspective was also a recent highlight of IMEX. From Boardroom…

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The Iceberg Publishes First JMIC Case Study

The first of a series of high-level academic case studies investigating meetings legacies has been published on The Iceberg and Business Events World. The report has been prepared as part of the Joint Meetings Industry Council’s Case Study Program – see the video below – and adheres to strict academic criteria. It is research-based, includes valid measurable data, and…

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Conferences: Catalysts for Thriving Economies

This research by Business Events Sydney (BESydney) demonstrates that business events offer delegates unrestricted exposure to innovative ideas and opportunities to develop new knowledge and skills. Part of the Beyond Tourism Benefits series, the new study by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) – Conferences: catalysts for thriving economies – provides further evidence showing that…

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2 July 2017

AIPC Annual Conference 2017, Sydney, Australia

The AIPC Annual Conference offers global insights on emerging issues and conditions with the specific experiences and insights of industry experts and member centres to create comprehensive, practical outcomes with both immediate and long term applications.

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2 July 2017

AIPC Annual Conference 2017, Sydney, Australia

The AIPC Annual Conference offers global insights on emerging issues and conditions with the specific experiences and insights of industry experts and member centres to create comprehensive, practical outcomes with both immediate and long term applications.

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Top Dollar Tourists: It’s Time to Start Investing in Return

As the Australian economy shifts from mining to services, it is becoming important to invest in other industries. Business Events Sydney Chief Executive, Lyn Lewis-Smith says Australia needs to increase investment so we can remain competitive and attract more global business events. If Australia means business when it comes to boosting the economy, connecting industry…

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Beyond Tourism Benefits

It is widely known that New South Wales (NSW) is a popular business events destination. In 2011 alone, Business Events Sydney (BESydney) secured 67 events, worth an estimated $186.5m in economic impact. However, aside from the dollar spend impact from the thousands of delegates who visit, little research had been done on the longer term…

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