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Give Business Events a Shot
The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) is supporting the call for the industry and the broader community to get vaccinated.
Tips to get back to events in 2021
With face-to-face events and exhibitions restarting, it’s time to start planning your event calendar for 2021.
Martin Liu
'Stella' the Piaggio Ape
Introducinging our newest addition to Grand Stand Events ‘Stella’ the Piaggio Ape.
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Events industry at 'tipping point' after being left behind
Check out this interview with Expertise Events founder Gary Fitz-Roy where he shares his insights into the ongoing challenges facing the Events and Exhibition Industry.
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Business Events Grants
Great news for exhibitors in 2021! Phase 2 of the Business Events Grants Program has commenced. The Schedule of Approved Events is available on the Austrade website. You are now able to apply for a grant to cover up to 50% of the costs of attending the approved business events this year.
Martin Liu
Major rolling back of COVID-19 restrictions in NSW
Grand Stand events were excited to hear the NSW government announced that the 2sqm rule will be expanded and venue caps will be removed under a major easing of restrictions, as NSW continues to record zero cases of community transmission.
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Announcement of the Business Events Grants Program
We are excited about this initiative to kick start the event industry once again. The Federal Government has announced it is offering $50m in grant funding for Australia’s business events industry, great news for businesses and events!
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Looking for quality exhibition display stands?
Exhibitions, conferences and events are a major opportunity to get your brand in front of your demographic; your future key customers. The quality of exhibition display stands is what determines which brands catch the attendee’s eye and draw the crowd.
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Get ready now for your events in 2021!
We all need to be planning now for our events in 2021. Don’t wait until the last minute to secure your space and your stand builder. Once the industry gets the green light to open for business, the demand will be high.
Martin Liu
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