Conferences

Thinking About Hosting a Conference in Victoria? 5 Reasons Why It’s the Perfect Place To Put On An Event

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Thinking About Hosting a Conference in Victoria? 5 Reasons Why It’s the Perfect Place To Put On An Event

With every passing year, Victoria increases its popularity and presence as one of the most important tourist destinations in Australia. According to the National Visitor Survey results for the year ending June 2017, domestically, they welcomed 23.2 million overnight visitors (an increase of 9.2%) while international guests were responsible for a $7.5 billion cash injection into the state economy, showing growth in both markets is strong. Critically, Victoria is also growing at a rate which exceeds that of its rivals New South Wales and Queensland, thus cementing its status as the state to visit, whether for business or pleasure. It’s also why so many companies choose this great state as the ideal location for conferences. Boasting 11 beautiful tourism regions,...

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10 reasons why you should encourage staff to attend conferences

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10 reasons why you should encourage staff to attend conferences

It may seem like a big loss of productivity to your business if staff happen to be absent from the office because they are attending a conference.  But perhaps it’s actually a blessing in disguise – here’s 10 top reasons why it’s actually a wise investment in both your business and your employees to attend conferences. Networking It’s either something people love or loathe, but regardless, networking is a great way to mix and mingle with likeminded people in your industry. Conferences are the ideal answer to gathering together groups of people with similar goals, so by having staff attend these events, they can meet key people in their profession who can either inspire them or assist them. Better yet, they might just even find themselves seated next to...

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How to become a professional conference organiser

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How to become a professional conference organiser

Would you call yourself creative and a collaborator? Are you a good listener and always thinking two steps ahead? Are you always meticulously organised yet possess the flexibility to think on the run? If these traits sound familiar, there’s a very good chance you’d make a superb professional conference organiser. Here’s how you can take this next step in your career and start planning conference and events for clients Australia wide. What does a conference organiser do? A conference organiser – also known as an event planner – is the person tasked with overseeing and arranging all the operations which relate to a conferences and events. From the pre-planning, right through to the post party clean-up, a conference organiser will take care of every...

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Reasons you should host a conference

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Reasons you should host a conference

Hosting a conference takes an investment of money and time, and also quite a bit of organising. So why do companies do it? There are many reasons why hosting a conference might be the best idea for your company, here they are: Bonding There is huge benefit from hosting an internal conference that is just for your staff. Finding the right conference venues in Victoria and booking a retreat will be so much more valuable than simply holding a staff meeting to motivate your team. There is nothing quite like the bonding that can happen over the course of a two-day (overnight) conference. Getting staff away from the office environment and the stresses of work will help them relax, so they can enjoy team building exercises, bond with their peers and absorb the...

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How to get the most out of a conference

»Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Conferences | Comments Off on How to get the most out of a conference

How to get the most out of a conference

Attending conferences can be a great move for you career. But if you’re simply turning up to listen, you could be missing out on a huge opportunity. Follow these easy steps to make the most out of the next event you attend at one of the great conference centres in Victoria, and see how your career flourishes: Ask yourself – what do you want out of this? When you are invited to attend a conference you might send your RSVP and then not really give it much more thought until the day. What you should really be doing though, is taking this opportunity to think about your career and where you are going with it. Make some time to write down your professional goals (or look them over if you already have some), and see if attending this conference is a way of helping...

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Conference etiquette

»Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Conferences | Comments Off on Conference etiquette

Conference etiquette

There is a lot to be gained from attending a conference, and it’s not just knowledge from the information that is being shared. There is also a wealth of networking opportunities; the chance to talk to bosses or managers in a more causal setting, meeting new peers, mentors or potential clients and in some cases you might be able to get up and speak to an audience. There is even the chance to travel to a new area to attend, and with the beautiful conference venues in Victoria you won’t be disappointed with the location. However, you can also mess up at a conference and become the subject of discussion for all of the wrong reasons. No one wants to be ‘that person’, so brush up on your etiquette before heading off to the conference venue so that you can be...

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