Evolve 2021

MEA announces Tim Campbell as MEA Awards Night host

Industry association Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has announced that Tim Campbell will host the upcoming 2020 MEA Awards Night, 8 September, at the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins in Melbourne. A star Down Under both on-screen and off, Campbell is best known for his leading role in Home and Away TV soap and as host of national prime time shows Celebrity Singing Bee, Wheel of Fortune and Nati...

MEA announces host for Evolve 2021

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has announced that Holly Ransom, founder and CEO of Emergent, a strategic advisory firm, will host the upcoming national event industry conference Evolve 2021 on 8 September at the Sofitel on Collins in Melbourne.  Ransom has worked with and interviewed diverse thinkers and leaders such as Barack Obama, Condoleezza Rice, Sir Richard Branson and Nobel Prize Win...

Duncan Wardle announced as Evolve 2021 opening keynote speaker

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has announced that Duncan Wardle, founder of iD8 and innov8 and former head of innovation and creativity at Disney, will deliver the opening keynote address at the association’s big event, Evolve 2021 on 8 September.  Evolve is the largest annual national conference for the Australian events industry. Wardle will offer insights on how, if you want to be differ...

MEA announces winners of 2021 Ungerboeck Young Professional Scholarship

  Industry association Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has announced the winners of the 2021 Ungerboeck Young Professional Scholarship. The Scholarship has supported and nurtured the development of future leaders in the events industry since 2005 and it provides an opportunity for the successful applicants to attend Evolve 2021, MEA’s major annual conference, held in Melbourne on 8 Sept...

Evolve 2021 moves to September in Melbourne to keep it in-person

Industry association Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has announced it is moving its industry conference Evolve 2021 to 8 September 2021 from the original 1 July date for the hybrid event. The decision comes after close monitoring of the lockdown situation in Melbourne and the likelihood of MEA members being permitted, or able to travel to Melbourne for the event at this time. The conference ...