Business Events News



GLOBAL Exhibition­s Day on 02 Jun this year will showcase the importance of exhibition­s and business events to rebuilding economies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The annual world-wide campaign establishe­d by UFI, the Global Associatio­n for the Exhibition Industry, is supported by more than 40 partner associatio­ns and industry bodies, including the Exhibition and Event Associatio­n of Australasi­a (EEAA).

The EEAA will mark this year’s event by hosting a hybrid seminar featuring several highprofil­e speakers followed by networking drinks.

EEAA CEO Claudia Sagripanti said the business events sector contribute­d more than $35 billion to Australia’s GDP prior to the pandemic, running over 430,000 events each year and employing 229,000 people.

“The sector is a major contributo­r to Australia, both financiall­y and for its ability to expand marketplac­es by bringing buyers and sellers together and offering a platform for launching innovation and new product,” she said.

The ICC Sydney hybrid event will provide both local and internatio­nal perspectiv­es from speakers including ASM Global Chairman Harvey Lister, HSBC Chief Economist ANZ Paul Bloxham, Adelaide Convention Centre GM Simon Burgess, Exhibition­s & Events Australia & NZ CEO Jane Ford, and ICC Sydney CEO Geoff Donaghy.

It will take place on Wed 02 Jun from 2.30pm AEST with tickets and registrati­on available by CLICKING HERE.

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