BE Perth

Western Australia business event sector reaps rewards of funding

Business Events Perth (BE Perth) has announced the confirmation of five new business events worth over A$13.2m (US$9.4m), owing to a boost in funding it received through the Government of Western Australia’s Reconnect WA package and its Keynote Speaker funding incentive. Announced by Western Australian premier Mark McGowan on 1 December 2021, the $185m Reconnect WA package included a $15m funding ...

Hydrogen conference to fuel Perth’s 2022 business events recovery

Business Events Perth has announced that the Australian Hydrogen Conference (West) is set to take place in Perth for a two-day event in November 2022. The conference is expected to see 440 delegates visit the Western Australian (WA) city and generate upwards of AUS$560,000 (US$400,000). The event brings together the hydrogen sector’s energy leaders to explore the latest emerging projects, challeng...

AUD$15m governmental funding package to assist BE Perth’s recovery

Premier of Western Australia (WA), Mark McGowan, has announced a new tourism recovery package that will see the State’s official convention bureau, Business Events Perth (BE Perth), receive AUD$15m (US$11m) in funding. The aim is to assist the attraction of lucrative business events to WA, which will help to support the state’s business event, hotel and hospitality industry. Speaking at the WA Sta...

Business Events Perth welcomes new managing director of Tourism Western Australia

Business Events Perth (BE Perth) has announced, 12 October, Carolyn Turnbull (pictured) as managing director of Tourism Western Australia (WA). Turnbull joined Tourism WA in October 2020 as executive director of industry, aviation and markets, where she led a network of international offices. This included the management of airline relationships and distribution channels. Bradley Woods, BE Perth c...