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Navigating the Internet of Things Summit registrations now open

Registrations are now open for the Navigating the Internet of Things Summit. Held on 26 March 2015 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra, the Summit will focus on Transformation and the impact of ubiquitous and intelligent connectivity on the economy, society, business and government. The Navigating the Internet of Things Summit will explore three key themes: Transforming the Physical Economy and Built Environment

AIME Registrations Closing Soon

There are only a few days left to register for free for the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meeting Expo (AIME). Taking place on 24 – 25 march at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, AIME is the annual even of the Business Events industry. AIME was recently named Best Exhibition at the Australian Event Awards and is geared towards those involved in organising travel, businesses events and meetings, incentives, conferences or special events. Attendance at the event is free if delegates…

Innovation awards now open

Nominations are now open for the 2015 iAwards. There are five domains and 16 categories open for nomination, plus the Hills Young Innovator of the Year for people under 25. The iAwards aims to cultivate, communicate and celebrate excellent in Australian innovation at both the state and national level, as well as help individuals and organisers to build their capacity and confidence to shape the future of Australia. Last year’s winner of the Hills Young Innovator of the Year, Elliot…

Taste of New Zealand coming to AIME 2015

AIME 2015 is expected a big influx of New Zealanders with Conventions & Incentives NZ (CINZ) and Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) leading a contingent from across the Tasman. New CINZ Chief Executive Sue Sullivan will be updating AIME media and buyers on the latest developments around New Zealand, including the four new convention centres being planned for Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington and Auckland. “New Zealand I moving to the next level as it works to become a major player in the international…

ICCPM and IPMA renew alliance to strengthen project management capability globally

The International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM) and the International Project Management Association (IPMA) have signed a renewal of their alliance agreement. This document will support both organisations in their aim of strengthening the project management profession. The alliance between ICCPM and IPMA allows the organisations to further each other’s mission and objectives through reciprocal exchanges such as publications, research and events. It also enables a spirit…

Winning Canberra Convention Centre design described as "futuristic"

The winners of the competition to design Canberra’s new convention centre on City Hill have been announced as Guida Moseley Brown Architects and Rome-based architect Massimilano Fuksas, but Chief Minister Andrew Barr admitted the convention centre, if it is built, might not look anything like the winning design. Mr Bar said the distinctive, futuristic design would give only “a sense of the sort of building” that could come to fruition. The design, which beat seven other proposals, will…

Warwick Ragg appointed CEO of Natroad

As Chris Melham leaves Natroad to take up the CEO position at the Australian Trucking Association (ATA), Warwick Ragg has been appointed CEO at Natroad. Mr Ragg has more than 20 years experience working in member-based industry associations, including 11 years as Australian Forest Growers CEO and a senior position at the New South Wales Farmers Association. President Geoff Crouch said the selection process found some excellent candidates. “The appointment of Warwick was the culmination…

AIME 2015 Visitor Registration now open

AIME (Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo), on 24 and 25 February, is the must attend event for those planning meetings, conferences, or special events. With the best Knowledge Program of the Business Events Industry, Visitors are invited to apply today to avoid missing out on the best internationally renowned speakers. To find out more and secure free entry to the event, register for a Visitor pass on the AIME website here.

I-COM Global Summit Deadline Extended

I-COM has extended the deadline for entry into some of the award categories at their Global Summit. The Data Creativity Awards and Data Venture Challenge award categories are now open until February 13, 2015. The Summit itself will be held in San Sebastian on April 27 - 30, 2015. The Data Creativity Awards aims to acknowledge the most creative people and companies in achieving business value and competitive advantage for their clients by…

Ruth Webber appointed CEO at Down Syndrome Australia

Ruth Webber has been appointed CEO of Down Syndrome Australia. Ms Webber has previously worked for many years in politics as a campaigner, policy advertiser, political party official and Senator for Western Australia. Since then, she has advised a number of not-for-profit organisations. Ms Webber is currently Deputy President of the Mental Illness Fellowship of WA and has service on several boards, including Carers WA, Women’s Health Words and the ArtSound FM radio station. Ms…

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