Saturday, January 07, 2012

Melbourne to generate US$24 mil from MICE events

News this week: The Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) has signed eight major MICE events for the 2013 to 2017 period. Consisting of one national event and seven international business events, the events are expected to attract approximately 7,150 international delegates and bring an estimated US$24 million to the state of Victoria.

Events scheduled for 2013 include the International Conference on Care and Housing for the Ageing 2013, IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics – ECCE Asia 2013, Broadband World Congress 2013 and the Mental Health Services Conference 2013.

MCVB notes events scheduled to run after 2013 include the International AIDS Conference, the International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, International Congress on Noise Control Engineering, the Asia-Pacific Federation of Coloproctology Congress and the AFMC International Medicinal Chemistry Symposium.

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