Category Archives: Conventions

Brisbane Convention Centre turns 21


Having hosted numerous events, the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) recently celebrated 21 long years of hosting 18,000 events, 14 million visitors and delivering $3.87 billion in Queensland. Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Queensland Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Kate Jones, said that the convention centre is a boon to Queensland’s tourism and events industry.

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Oman sets up Convention Bureau

oman exhibition bureau

Oman has a new Oman Convention Bureau by the Ministry of Tourism, Oman. Talking about the initiative, Salim Al Mamari, Director General of Tourism Promotion, Ministry of Tourism, Oman says, “Our  ‘Tourism Strategy’ for 2040 has MICE as a major pillar for the future to help us grow and enhance and industry. The objective of the bureau is to support to the international and local organisations in hosting their events and cater to their requirements. The main aim is to promote Oman as an ideal destination for the MICE tourism sector.”

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