diversity

Australia leads the way for International Women’s Day

A number of venues and organisations have hosted high-profile events and conferences across Australia for International Women’s Day on 8 March. The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia hosted an IWD breakfast in Sydney, where CEO Joyce DiMascio spoke to a diverse panel of experts about women in the business events industry. On the panel were Supriya Shakya, Head of Digital for Reed Exhi...

‘New work’ at IMEX Frankfurt

IMEX, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, returns to Frankfurt from 21–23 May 2019, with exhibitors and planners set to meet with over 3,500 suppliers from every sector of the global meetings and events industry. IMEX’s pre-show education day, EduMonday, will take place on 20 May and includes She Means Business – a conference celebrating the role of women in t...

Arinex takes cue from conference and shares value of its own staff diversity

Australian events management company Arinex managed the International Metropolis Conference 2018 in Sydney, which closed 2 November, having brought together world leaders and experts to discuss the benefits of migration, diversity and integration. Metropolis 2018 welcomed 800 participants from 38 countries, for five days of conference and social programmes. It heard from more than 200 speakers, in...

The Association for Women in Events is promoting industry gender equality

The Association for Women in Events​ (AWE), a not for profit organization supporting gender equality and diversity in the events industry, has announced its 2019 board members and executive committee. The association received a significant number of applications for 12 open board positions. The Succession Planning Task Force spent several weeks vetting candidates for these important leadership rol...