MCB OPENS TENDER FOR AIME FUTURE
THE Melboune Convention Bureau (MCB) is inviting exhibition and event organisations to submit an expression of interest to undertake the management and operation of the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) from 2019-2021.
“MCB is committed to pursuing excellence in the business events industry through promoting Melbourne as a world-class destination, thus securing vital business for the state,” the bureau said in a statement today.
“Essential to meeting this commitment is the promotion of best business practice in tendering and contract management, together with the establishment of the highest ethical principles”.
The tender process will close 30 Jan at 5pm, with Reed Exhibitions - the current contract holder - invited back to submit an EoI.
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MEANWHILE, tickets for this year’s AIME Welcome Event are now on sale.
Taking place at Carousel by food&desire, the soiree will “showcase the breadth and depth of the state’s thriving creative industries”.
“This year’s event will enable attendees to revel in the imaginative creative scene spanning arts, culture, screen and design, that our city is so renowned for,” said Karen Bolinger, chief executive officer, Melbourne Convention Bureau.
Following a competitive tender process, boutique events agency Solution Entertainment was chosen to produce the Welcome Event.
“With fresh eyes and contemporary approach we anticipate the event will exceed expectations,” commented Solution Entertainment’s director Brad Hampel.
For more details or to buy tickets, CLICK HERE.