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By Chris Porter
21/07
2016

Business Events Victoria is proud to mark its 20th anniversary in 2016 with an exclusive event on Thursday 28 July. Members and key stakeholders will come together that evening to celebrate the success of the organisation, milestones and achievements and look ahead to an exciting future. Chris Porter, Executive Officer of Business Events Victoria, says […]

By Chris Porter
30/05
2016

Regional Victoria’s best business event destinations and venues were on display Thursday night at Business Events Victoria’s second annual Regional Showcase held at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne. Showing healthy signs for the future of regional Victoria, the number of industry and event buyers attending the Showcase reached record numbers, up 21% from the previous […]

By Chris Porter
25/05
2016

Regional Victoria’s best business event destinations and venues will be on show this week when over 170 event buyers from across the country, converge on Melbourne to attend Business Events Victoria’s (BEV) second annual Regional Victorian Showcase. Taking place on Thursday 26 May at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne, exhibitors from Geelong and the Bellarine, […]

By Chris Porter
28/04
2016

Finding the perfect regional venue to host your next business event just got a whole lot easier, with Business Events Victoria launching its new website. Tourism Victoria’s 2020 strategy and many regional destination management plans highlight business events as an increasingly important avenue for regions to increase visitation and reduce seasonality. They contribute to increased […]

By Chris Porter

2016

Food, wine, golf, archery and more wine were all on the program during Business Events Victoria’s (BEV) latest buyers famil to the spectacular Yarra Valley. A team of six event buyers (five from Melbourne and one from Sydney) was treated to a taste of what the Yarra Valley region has to offer business event organisers […]

By admin
02/03
2016

Last week the Business Events Victoria team stepped out with a group of members to showcase regional Victoria at AIME – the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Exhibition, a two day event where meetings, events and incentives industry decision makers gather to plan business adventures across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Taking centre stage with […]

By admin
01/02
2016

We know business events are of significant value to regional Victoria injecting an estimated $1.2billion into local economies annually. Business Events Victoria (BEV) has been operating since 1996 which means this year the organisation celebrates 20 years of service to the industry and they have a full calendar to recognise this milestone this year. BEV […]

By admin
04/12
2015

Business Events Victoria (BEV) is one organisation that is far from slowing down as we lead into the silly season. On Thursday 3 December BEV held the inaugural member’s lunch with special guest, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, The Hon. John Eren MP.

By admin
01/12
2015

Each year the red carpet is rolled out as the tourism industry gathers for the annual RACV Victorian Tourism Awards celebrating business development, achievement, excellence and innovation across the state.   Business owners and operators, tourism board members, staff and volunteers celebrate the night of nights dressed in their finest attire for the prestigious event. […]

By admin
24/11
2015

On Wednesday the 11th of November we took to the skies with event organisers to showcase the border towns of Albury and Wodonga visiting multiple venues and attractions. Albury and Wodonga host over 100 major conferences and business events each year, being brilliantly located at the centre of the Melbourne-Sydney-Canberra tri-state catchment region with quick […]

By admin
29/10
2015

Business Events Victoria expanded the team in 2014 and welcomed Adeline Keh, Sales Executive, to focus on sales activities and generating business event lead referrals for regional Victoria. She brought with her extensive B2B sales experience from previous roles in the business events industry in both government and the private sector across a number of […]

By admin
23/10
2015

The diversity of regional Victoria offers a plethora of adventure activities to engage all attendees, from adrenalin pumping go-cart racing to slower paced horseback winery tours there is something to suit all and make a memorable event with the perfect mix of work and play. Great Ocean Road It’s one of the most famous scenic […]

By admin
20/10
2015

Taking your business event to the regions of Victoria is not only beneficial to getting the job done but it is also an opportunity to get out and explore, build camaraderie among the team and have some good clean (or muddy?) fun. It’s not all about getting physical either, there are opportunities to learn new […]

By admin
17/09
2015

Business Events Victoria (BEV) hit the road this winter and took the Regional Showcase to Sydney in a bid to inform and attract interstate events to Victorian venues. Following the success of the inaugural Regional Showcase held in Melbourne this May, BEV presented Victorian business event venues and destinations to over 190 prospective interstate buyers […]