Impact Publications : MICEBTN-71
MICEBTN - August-September • Page 3 © MICEBTN September 2018. All rights reserved in all countries. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any means whatsoever without the written permission of the publishers. This magazine is published by Impact Publications (ABN 70 257 512 639) quarterly as an e-magazine (e-zine), with daily news updates via website www.micebtn.com and a weekly e-news each Friday. PROPRIETORS: Chris Hurd, Sofia Hurd MANAGING EDITOR: Chris Hurd — email@example.com EDITOR: Jack Handley EDITORIAL Contributors: Kelvin King, Robyn Henderson, Darren Edward, Debbie Mayo-Smith and Melissa Di Dio. ADVERTISING: Sofia Hurd — firstname.lastname@example.org ADDRESS: 54 Harborne Street, Wembley WA Australia 6014. T: 61 8 9382 8388 Email: email@example.com While the publishers have taken all reasonable precautions and made all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of material contained in this publication, the publisher accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage which may result from any inaccuracy or omission, or from the use of information contained in this publication. Views and opinions expressed in MICEBTN do not necessarily reflect those of the management. All rates and schedules in editorial or advertisements are correct at time of publishing but are subject to change without notice. DISCLAIMER The information contained in this magazine has been compiled by MICEBTN. Any commentary, opinion, projection, prediction or conclusion made by MICEBTN or quoted by it from any of the sources is published in good faith to stimulate independent investigation by the reader of the matters canvassed. The reader should not rely (or invite others to rely) upon the contents of this publication as a basis for taking or refraining from any action, or rearrangement of their affairs (financial or otherwise). And MICEBTN and its contributors, shall not be liable for any economic or other loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of such reliance. Contents 30. 4. Digital event development a ‘new opportunity’ - PCMA. 6. Associations: Focus on the bottom line to grow numbers, says Barry Urquart. 9. Keeping a reign on communi- cation channels can save meetings pain. 10. NEW ZEALAND: America’s Cup boost for Auckland MICE. 12. Top global awards for Millbrook Resort spa. 13. Long-haul arrivals lift Europe numbers. 14. BALI: Balloon goes up in Ubud 19. GWK statue adds to island’s attractions. 20. Flores welcomes first five star resort. 21. ITE Hong Kong gathers pace. 22. COVER STORY: Parkes Elvis Festival add workshop program. 24. Guest writer Debbie Mayo- Smith says do your home work to win sponsors. 26. SOUTH PACIFIC: New air services highlight Fiji’s hub role 28. Ratua Island ‘ideal for incentive getaways’. 33. MEA transitions to Evolve for Brisbane conference. 34. Hotels, airlines are upping their game to win road warriors, writes Robyn Henderson. 38. WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Northam out to create the ultimate Aboriginal tourism experience. 39. Brigadoon to host Polocrosse Championships. 42. Arrivals and Departures. 19. 22.