Biz events de­scend on Can­berra

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LEAD­ERS of the busi­ness events in­dus­try vis­ited Can­berra to en­gage with fed­eral politi­cians and se­nior de­part­men­tal of­fi­cials as part of the Busi­ness Events Coun­cil of Aus­tralia (BECA) Busi­ness Events Meets Par­lia­ment pro­gram.

BECA chair­man Matthew Hingerty, said dis­cus­sions were held to dis­cuss how poli­cies af­fect the events sec­tor.

“The Busi­ness Events sec­tor has been one of the quiet achiev­ers of the Aus­tralian econ­omy, gen­er­at­ing around $30 bil­lion in eco­nomic ac­tiv­ity,” he said.

A lunch was held to out­line how tough the events sec­tor is.

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