MEA

MEA Mentor Programme receives record response and national backing

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has received confirmed backing from Tourism Australia for its 2019 MEA Mentor Programme.  The programme has also announced a record number of participants.

Automechanika ready to service booming $61bn MEA auto aftermarket

The Middle East and Africa’s auto aftermarket has been valued at US$61bn, with projected rising car sales and more manufacturing bases. The region is on target for 6% annual growth over the next six years, according to a newly published report. The new figures bode well for the largest trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket in the Middle East and Africa, Automechanika Dubai, with organise...

New EVOLVE 2019 session to teach how to take back your margin

Australian event industry conference Evolve comes to Brisbane for its 2019 edition, 31 March-2 April, and has announced a session on increasing profitability – ‘Take Back Your Margin!’. EVOLVE 2019 will stage the interactive experience offering business owners, senior managers and account directors, the opportunity to calculate where, why and how much profit, they are unintentionally losing in the...

Australia’s MEA announces state awards schedule

Industry association Meetings & Events Australia has announced the dates for its state and territory MEA Awards next year. The events will be held in February and March 2019 across Australia. The calendar is: ACT – 26 February 2019, Old Parliament House, Canberra NSW – 27 February 2019, Luna Park Sydney Tasmania –28 February 2019, The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, Hobart Northern Territory – ...

MEA celebrates excellence Down Under

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) has published its 2017 MEA Awards Celebration of Excellence, which profiles the category winners of its 2017 Awards. Robyn Johnson, CEO of MEA, said: “The calibre of the events held around Australia each year is extraordinary. MEA wants to showcase the winners of its awards programme to shine a light on the excellence in events in Australia. This will be an an...

Australia’s largest events awards are opening for submissions

Meetings & Events Australia has announced the launch of the 2018 MEA Awards Program, with entries open from Monday 3 September 2018. The MEA Awards are the largest national awards program for meetings and events in Australia. It underwent a significant overhaul in 2017, when every category and award was updated, and a record number of submissions were received. Robyn Johnson, chief executive o...